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  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 6/20-6/22

    If you're looking for some variety to help spice up your weekend, then the concert schedule around North Texas should be just the thing to help make it happen. We're talking everything from Pegasus Music Fest to John Fogerty to Tech N9ne. If you have yet to set up any weekend plans, take comfort in ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2014
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    March 21, 2013

    The 11 Busiest (and Buzziest) Days in Texas Music

    From 35 Denton to SXSW, Snoop to Spillover, traversing Texas in search sonic bliss.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    The 12 Best Things About SXSW 2013

    This year, Dallas Observer music blog DC9 at Night and Houston Press music blog Rocks Off teamed up to bring you only the greatest moments from last week's SXSW madness. Here are the 12 best shows and moments we saw. See also: -There's an App to Get You Laid at SXSW, But You Absolutely Don't Need t ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2012
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    October 4, 2012

    Somebody's Darling Are Ready For Their Close-up

    Guitarist David Ponder is sitting in a bar on Lower Greenville, feeling cautiously optimistic. His band, Somebody's Darling, just released its sophomore album, Jank City Shakedown, and he thinks it's something special. "I don't know if I would call this album a make-it-or-break-it record," Ponder s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Five Underrated Roky Erickson Songs

    One could argue that Roky Erickson's entire body of work is underrated. Nevertheless, I waded through his maddeningly inconsistent catalog and picked out five songs that may have escaped notice, either solo or with the 13th Floor Elevators. Please feel free to add to the list, and check out Erickso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Chuck Ragan Knows Good Road Music, Plugged or Unplugged

    Scott ToepferChuck Ragan.​Gainesville, Florida's Chuck Ragan is one of those dudes who just can't go wrong. His more-than-a-decade's work with the still-revered punk act Hot Water Music is often cited by younger punk bands as a key motivator for their own punk-ish endeavors. In the more recen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    On Deck with The Sheepdogs

    Rolling StoneHey, Sheepdog, be sure to send five copies to your mothers.​An artist's musical selection can sometimes even foretell what a next album might sound like. So if you've ever wondered what the artists who grace your stereo are getting funky to, here's your chance to find out. Each we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    The Ten Best Songs Clear Channel "Banned" In The Days Following The September 11 Attacks

    Courtesy of our sister paper up in New York.​Ten years ago today, three days after the September 11 attacks, Clear Channel sent out a mass email to its over 1,000 affiliate stations. The email included a list of songs with lyrics and/or titles that Clear Channel considered questionable in the wake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    The Dodos' Logan Kroeber Names For Us His All-Time Top Five Bay Area (Musical) Giants.

    The Dodos​Earlier this week, when Meric Long of the San Francisco-based band The Dodos told us about some of his earliest concert-going experiences, our Eric Grubbs noted that the band "plays folk, but with a kick to it." Give their Live from Akropolis, Prague album a listen, as well as their most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Ten Songs That Will Maybe, Hopefully, Possibly Help Us Get A Little Rain in North Texas, Please.

    ​According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Don is headed for Texas. Although this forecast sounds like something to be happy about -- Dallas could use some much-needed rain from Don's periphery -- CBS is reporting that North Texas will most likely see no effects from the storm, ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2011

    Quaker City Night Hawks

    Torquila Torquila! "Self-released"

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Sue Sue, Sue-dio: The Ten Most Interesting Lawsuits In Music History

    ​The finger-pointing game has begun in the wake of this year's Electric Daisy Carnival.  Although any legal repercussions in regards to the festival that took place this weekend have yet to be determined, we're keeping our eye on the whole thing -- mostly because, let's face it, music and leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Catch The End of the Lunar Eclipse While Jamming Out to Some Songs About Moons.

    ​Tonight's total lunar eclipse is quite the astronomical phenomenon, with totality lasting over an hour. Unfortunately, though, if you're in North America, you won't be able to see it. The eclipse will only be visible in parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Australia. Thanks to the wonders ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    The Mumbles' Darin Robinson Had The Flu, But He Still Paid Good Money to See The Who

    Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Darin Robinson​Even though they play cover songs, you'd be remiss to think of The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Mom's Greatest Hits: Ten Songs Mom Jammed While Driving

    ​With Mother's Day almost upon us, we can't help but look back on the days when mom schlepped us kids around in the station wagon, minivan or what-have-you. While we were in the backseat losing french fries in the seat creases, getting chewing gum stuck to the back of mom's headrest and picking on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Yesterday at NX35: Billy Roy's One Man Show on the Square

    Kelly Knickerbocker BAND: Billy Roy's One Man BandVENUE: Anywhere he wants really--this time it's on the SquareTIME: 9 p.m. A glass-encapsulated man playing a barrage of instruments at the corner of Locust and Oak Streets got my attention--and the attention of plenty of others--on the Squa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    More Gift Ideas: 'Tis the Season for Reissues

    Still looking for that perfect gift for the music lover in your family? Well, the holiday season is traditionally a time when compilations, box sets and reissues flood the marketplace--and this year is no exception. What is exceptional, however, is the surprising high quality of this year's re-issue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Roger McGuinn, Legendary Frontman For The Byrds, Is Still Flying

    Listening to “Eight Miles High,” even 40 years after it was an unlikely hit, it still provides a disarming shock; the rolling bass line, atonal guitar break and angelic harmonies are so unlike anything that came before or very little that has appeared since. Very few songs in the pop canon have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2007

    John Fogerty’s Revival

    After a Rangers game a few years back, my in-laws caught Creedence Clearwater Revisited, the John Fogerty-less oldies revival act playing many of his classic hits that he rarely played as a solo act. My in-laws claimed Fogerty’s replacement (one John Tristao) was almost as good as the original. No ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2007

    John Fogerty

    Friday, December 7, at Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    Past Action Hero

    Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just...old

  • Summer Guide

    May 24, 2007

    Dirty Dancing With Lady Luck

    Take a trip north or east on the road to riches, maybe

  • Calendar

    June 1, 2006
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    June 1, 2006
  • Film

    July 29, 2004

    Summer Camp

    Demme goes for the knowing giggle in his Candidate overhaul

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Ode to Billy Joe

    Billy Joe Shaver has a stunning new album in stores. But he can't enjoy it.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000
  • Music

    August 21, 1997

    Reef's herbal remedy

    Another sign of the end of the Brit-pop invasion?

  • Film

    September 12, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    June 6, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Music

    April 25, 1996

    Listening for Mr. Goodbar

    Winning over her heart's as easy as blowing in her ear

  • Music

    November 17, 1994

    This land is his land

    Whether in The Band or solo, Robbie Robertson still searches for his America

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