If loud noises and capricious amounts of alcohol could scare off the evil spirit of Friday the 13th, then the stage at LaGrange was a safe place. The Von Ehrics and Sleepin' Rattlers took the floor with Les Pauls popping like firecrackers, and a crowd that was more than willing to fuel the proceedin ... More >>
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If you regularly go to LaGrange, Single Wide or Double Wide, you've seen a member of the quintet Dead Flowers. Earlier in the year, frontman Corey Howe was the opening act for The Revival Tour's stop at Trees, playing alongside Hot Water Music's Chuck Ragan, Alkaline Trio's Dan Andriano, and Against ... More >>
School of Seven Bells, Air Review, Calhoun, The AngelusSaturday, April 14, at Fort Worth Modern Art Museum It's hard to deny this show as being one of the biggest this weekend. Kind of strange, though, that School of Seven Bells' last three trips to the Metroplex have only seen one show in Dallas -- ... More >>
We at the Observer love holiday lists. Take, for instance, our Ten Best Indie Christmas Songs, Thirteen Videos to Scare Your Friday the 13th Pants Off, and the totally relevant National Doughnut Day list. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that we've put together a song list for Presidents' Day.
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Every year, on Friday the 13th, Elm Street Tattoo's talented staff executes small pieces that must include the number 13 somewhere, for $13 and a $7 tip. On most sleeves in Dallas, you can spot the 13s hidden among larger décor, identifying the shop's fans and loyalists.
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1. Day After Thanksgiving: All the food, none of the family. Plus you get Leftovers Sandwiches. Choose to deny that this is the best food holiday of all foo ... More >>
If you haven't already been reminded by 90 coworkers today, we're happy to tell you that today's Friday the 13th. According to Wikipedia, fear of Friday the 13th is called friggatriskaidekaphobia. So now you know that. Nerd.
Since today's already unlucky, in the spirit of getting screwed by ... More >>
So. This month, the thirteenth day of the month has fallen on a Friday. Dun, dun, dun! Here in Dallas, that's not necessarily a bad thing: Since midnight last night, folks have been flocking to Elm Street Tattoo for their $13 Friday the 13th tattoo as part of Oliver Peck's annual marathon.But tho ... More >>
Seriously: Does anyone have any new photos of Neon Indian?This weekend's biggest show will give local music fans a good reason to get outside: On Saturday, Homegrown Music & Art Festival will feature performances from Neon Indian, School of Seven Bells and a handful of other bands with local ... More >>
Tomorrow night may be Friday the 13th, but there's nothing altogether frightening about this design from Dallas-based graphic designer Antonio F. Mondragon-Becker aimed at promoting a Kessler Theater bill featuring Zoe Keating and Tiger Darrow.
Heart Attack Grill is scheduled to open in the West End on May 13.
This video, posted in 2010, features Blair River -- the 575-pound guy who used to be the spokesperson for Heart Attack Grill's location in Arizona until he died in March at the age of 29.
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Alexander RobotnickAlexander RobotnickBrooklyn Jazz CaféAugust 13, 2010Better than: seeing the bad guy from the Sonic the Hedgehog games in a live concert. Well, maybe.Fresco has been putting on parties in Dallas for years, bringing to town legends of electronic music such as Larry Heard, Ron Tr ... More >>
This week, DC9er takes it's readers behind the booth with Jonathan Graham--or as he's perhaps better known, DJG. Graham started his career as a DJ nearly a decade ago in Austin, then migrated north to kick-start the ever-popular "80's Dance Night" at Hailey's Club in Denton. Since then, DJG has ... More >>