As we mentioned on Tuesday, this year's edition of the Dallas Observer-sponsored Artopia event on Saturday at Dallas Contemporary will have a music angle. Three DJs -- Skrause, DJ-O and The Latin House Krew -- all compete for a chance to perform at Lights All Night, December 30 and 31. If you wan ... More >>
Kurt VileThe first day of Austin City Limits Music Festival was a surprise to say the least. Having never been to one of these outdoor music festivals, I wasn't sure what to expect. I had a hunch that getting close the stage at any act I wanted to see would be tough. For the most part, I was ... More >>
Bright EyesBright Eyes is the biggest band to come out of Omaha ever. Fronted by indie-rock icon Conor Oberst, around whom the entire city's scene more or less revolves, they're one of the most revered acts of the last decade. But that hasn't stopped them from trying their hands at some outside m ... More >>
Bon Iver's Justin VernonIt's a risky career move, holing up in a cabin in the woods to create a debut album, but for Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, it seems to have paid off in spades. Between nods from Kanye West and the success of his R&B side project Gayngs, his highly anticipated self-titled s ... More >>
Here We Go MagicLast time Here We Go Magic came to town, it was as the odd-fitting support on a tour with Dr. Dog. And on the night of their performance, Here We Go Magic stole the show from the Beatle-esque roots rockers, despite Dr. Dog's overpowering light show. Sure, Here We Go Magic's record ... More >>
On Friday afternoon, the folks at KDGE-102.1 FM The Edge announced the bill to the 21st edition of their recurring Edgefest concert series. And, after years of disappointing bill after semi-disappointing bill, this one, finally, packs an actual punch.At Pizza Hut Park in Frisco on Saturday, April ... More >>
For over fifteen years, the Canadian quartet known as Our Lady Peace has been parlaying its version of slightly grunge-influenced rock while racking up CD sales of well over 5 million.
Over that time, the band has gone through the predictable bouts with major labels, even losing founding member ... More >>