Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Who is Kim Finch? Hell if she knows. She'd pour you a nice shot if you could help her figure that out. Finch was once "Puncho Villa" in the Assassination City Derby, from 2005-2007, but f ... More >>
For the last eight years, local music advocate Chelsea Callahan has been celebrating her birthday with rock-and-roll and charity in mind. Every year, she books a solid bill of local bands and gives all the proceeds away to charity. This year, Cha Cha's Eighth Annual Rock & Roll Charity Gala o ... More >>
After almost four years on the job, an outgoing music editor takes one last stab at making sense of it all.
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Carissa HughesAt the moment, Carissa Hughes works for American Airlines ... More >>
Welcome to our 2011 Dallas Observer Music Awards breakdown, wherein we'll use the weeks leading up to the DOMA showcases on Saturday, October 15 (which is also when voting ends), to explain the nominees in each category Today, we look at the nominees in the Best Experimental/Avant G ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move. Nico Martini Although we normally only see Nico Martini in his trademark short-bill painters' ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Chelsea CallahanIn some ways, Chelsea Callahan is kind of like the mayor of our local music scene ... More >>
It's another hopping musical Thursday evening around town with a show for just about everyone.
Back in February, Ryan Hamilton and Jencey Hirunrusme, the duo that makes up local indie pop act Smile Smile, put their history as an engaged and then broken-up couple out for all to see--or, as the title of the album they released that month implies, placing their Truth on Tape, so to speak.A coupl ... More >>
It shouldn't come as too much of a shock that DFW has an ever-growing, ever-awesome, music scene; we've sort of been shouting that for a while now. From Denton to Arlington, it seems to be a region of Texas supersaturated with talented musicians, dedicated fans, and supportive venues. But why the ... More >>
G-A-M-B-L-E-R!In this week's paper, which is almost out (but not quite), Eric Grubbs talks to the Double Wide's Chelsea Callahan and Kim Finch about their venue's annual post-Warped Tour party, which, this year, will celebrate its fourth year of existence and second as an open-to-the-public affai ... More >>
Well, we did it. Just minutes ago, we reached 300 followers on Twitter for our @DOMATweets account. Which means, as promised, it's time to reveal the ballots.After the jump, feel free to peruse the ballot for your 2010 Dallas Observer Music Awards. And, in the comments, go to town on your thought ... More >>
Earlier today, Chelsea Callahan at the Double-Wide put out the call via Facebook, inviting friends and fans to a public hearing at 6 tonight in the downtown Central Library auditorium. Callahan wrote that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs will be "voting to approve a location ... More >>
Hal SamplesTrey Carmichael of Sorta performs at the Granada Thursday night.Check out more photos by Hal Samples in our slideshow.Last night a steadily growing crowd kept the Granada staff on its hospitable feet as well-wishers, friends and music lovers in general (and yeah, a news crew or two) celeb ... More >>
Tonight, a few blocks south of I-30, in a warehouse at 1800 Lear St., a couple heavy hitters of the local indie and roots rock scene will take to the stage at an event called Refactory 1 that aims to bring together creative types in the area music, fashion and visual arts scenes.All in all, a pretty ... More >>
The folks at Life In Deep Ellum are pretty deep into the throes of preparing its second annual Mokah Music Summit and Showcase--or M2S2 for short. This year's free event, set to take place on Saturday, April 25, will feature 12 local acts, a performance from the students of Zound Sounds, and an art ... More >>
Sarah Jane SemradThe King Bucks, never too far from a Shiner. Last week, Ms. Merritt Martin reviewed the debut disc from the greatest (and only) band currently holding down Adair's on Monday nights. And, in it, Merritt had this much to say:It's not quite as gritty as the Bucks' live show, but, in th ... More >>
As national tours go, there's really only so much going on this weekend--as evidenced by the fact that, unless I'm forgetting some, we only previously spread word on three weekend shows already: the Lola's Stockyard show tonight with AA Bondy, Doug Burr and Telegraph Canyon, the Longhorn Saloon show ... More >>
The popularity of nerdcore, a subgenre of hip-hop so steeped in irony that you can practically see the air quotes framing the stage, is a phenomenon I'll never understand. But for those who are into white dudes rapping about video games or whatever, Saturday night at the Double-Wide is practically W ... More >>
Tonight at the Double Wide, in honor of the great Chelsea Callahan's birthday, the venue is throwing Cha-Cha's 5th Annual Rock-And-Roll for Charity. And it's a pretty busy event, starting tonight at 8 and running until the bar closes at 2 in the morn'. There's free bbq from Sonny Bryan's from t ... More >>
1988-2008: Two Decades of DOMA
Saturday, May 17, at The Double Wide
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A lot of music editors enter the Thunderdome. None gets out alive.
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