Last week, Classic Waxxx Records announced the new Dallas-based label's first release, a candy apple red 7-inch vinyl from John Paul Smith & the Coal Creek Boys out of Alberta, Canada. They also announced a whopper of a second release: one of the greatest songs ever written by Lightnin' Hopkins. J ... More >>
For the fourth year running, Dallas' Gorilla Vs. Bear music blog will be teaming up with the folks at Lower Greenville's Granada Theater to curate their very own music festival. Past years have attracted big-name indie artists like Danny Brown and Grimes as headliners, and this year's installment, w ... More >>
We here at DC9 at Night have just now shaken our hangovers from this past week's 25th Annual Dallas Observer Music Awards. Now, we're refreshed, excited, and full of warm fuzzies from celebrating some of our most loved local musicians. The timing is ideal because we've got a full week of solid shows ... More >>
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 is now officially on the horizon. It's the second weekend in November (the 8, 9 and 10), and today the Fest announced which bands will be playing each day, and also who will be playing the Nite Shows. You get into those for free with your festival wristband. You can see the f ... More >>
This Saturday, Dallas-based music blog Gorilla Vs. Bear hosted their third annual festival at Granada Theater. Local music fans flocked to the historic venue to watch Booty Fade, Empress Of, HAERTS, Blue Hawaii, and Danny Brown share the stage. We talked to the crowd to see how the night's festiviti ... More >>
Johnny MarrSo, in the news this week Pope Francis said that he would allow sinners time off of purgatory if you follow him on Twitter. No joke. Just thought everyone should know. You can Google it after you read this less confusing post about show announcements in DFW.
Last week saw the limited release of Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, and the director is currently receiving the type of media love reserved for those who rarely misstep and whose work is hailed as classic the moment it's released. What's always interested me about Anderson is his ability to perf ... More >>
This Dallas Morning News review of Gorilla vs. Bear's weekend concert came to my attention this morning. Now, in my preview piece for this show, I did mention that I appreciated the wealth of ladies on the bill. I pointed it out. Some might consider that stating something that doesn't need to be sta ... More >>
Saturday night, Gorilla vs. Bear's second festival took place at the Granada Theater, showcasing A.Dd , Laurel Halo, Taken By Trees, Twin Sister, Chromatics and Glass Candy. Mattie Stafford grabbed some shots of the fans and bands.
Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest IISaturday, July 28, at Granada TheaterIn its second year, Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest has (smartly) shortened things a bit, thus giving more breathing room to the bands, which included Glass Candy, Chromatics, Twin Sister, Chromatics, Taken By Trees, Laurel Halo, A.Dd and DJ Sober.
Justin BieberMonday, October 29, at American Airlines Center, $52.71-$103.90Though he's one of the most disliked artists in the world, I predict this show will sell out quicker than it takes load the video for "Baby." Of course, Dallas has a special place in Biebs' heart. His girlfriend Selena Gomez ... More >>
On Saturday night, while we were all out shortening our lifespan in one form or another, the Granada quietly slipped some of the initial lineup for this summer's July 28 gig onto Instagram, which really is the most stylish way to leak music news: Glass Candy, Chromatics, Taken By Trees, Twin Sister, ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Ever look up at apartments above some of our local bars and wonder who the hell lives there? Meet Ilona Scheel, who resides just above Expo Park's Amsterdam Bar. No, she's not a crazy ca ... More >>
The Hood Internet, Yeahdef, Red SeanThe LoftJune 25, 2010 Better Than: sitting on the wall like you were Poindexter. Mattie StaffordSee the rest of the night's pics in our slideshow.Going to see Chicago's Hood Internet, I figured the crowd would be predominately college-age and looking for a par ... More >>
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>