Ike Turner

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Gabriel Mendoza

    Gabriel Mendoza has built a reputation in Dallas over the past decade for being one of the must adventurous DJ's in the city. Mendoza made this reputation not by sticking to any particular genre, but for playing that new favorite song you never even knew existed. From psychedelic turkish funk to boo ... More >>

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    March 14, 2014

    The Fox and the Bird's Midwest Tour Diary

    From February 26 to March 8, your 2013 Dallas Observer Music Award winners for Best Folk Act hit the road touring across the Midwest. In two weeks and eleven shows, The Fox and The Bird shared the experience of a lifetime together. From driving through the polar vortex to make it to a highly coveted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    On Pop Music and Violence Against Women

    I can't stop thinking about Rihanna. Her single, "Stay," came out a year ago this month and it's still omnipresent. I'll hear it on the radio, in the grocery store and played on the jukebox at a bar by some sad bastard with no concept of appropriate public drinking tunes. The song won't go away, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Fifteen Blues Artists to Watch in 2014

    Every generation has an underground music scene that only an elite group of fans and the NSA know of. In the '60s, psychedelic music, for example, exploded onto the hippies' counterculture scene with music by The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd. (And let's not forget the Velvet Undergroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Nude Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Statue's Sculptor Tells Us The Motivation For His Piece

    "Justin and Selena as One."‚ÄčThe announcement yesterday from 46-year-old Connecticut-based sculptor Daniel Edwards -- that he'd created a (mostly) nude sculpture of teenage music superstars Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, and that it would soon be put on public display in an adult store right here ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009
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    September 4, 2008

    Janiva Magness

    Saturday, September 6, at Pearl at Commerce

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007

    Ike Turner—Dead at 76

    Sadly, Ike Turner was better known as a wife beater and coke head than one of the fathers of rock and roll. Last year, he released Rising with the Blues, a defiant, biographical statement of purpose that offered no excuses or apologies for his mistakes and past indiscretions. His searing guitar work ... More >>

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    Pinetop Perkins

    Born in the Honey: The Pinetop Perkins Story (DVD/CD) (VizzTone)

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    B.B. King

    Tuesday, January 30, at Bass Hall, Fort Worth

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Ike Turner

    Risin' With the Blues (Zoho Records)

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    Get the Word Out

    Promotion was the priority at the Dallas Music Festival

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Fresh Meat

    Local music police welcome a new chief

  • Music

    April 11, 2002
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    June 21, 2001


    Blowback (Hollywood Records)

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Tired of Waiting

    The center of the musical universe, Austin welcomes the beautiful and the ugly

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best place to see a living legend

    Al Dupree at The Balcony Club

  • Music

    October 29, 1998
  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Mose's better blues

    A trip to Long Island reveals an Allison wonderland

  • Music

    April 9, 1998
  • News

    December 19, 1996

    Two for the Road

    When Houston's 1st Amendment rights were threatened, a bus full of female porn stars came bouncing to the rescue

  • Music

    December 28, 1995

    Who gives a Hootie?

    Farewell to 1995, a year in music we'd rather forget

  • Music

    September 7, 1995

    Swingin' the blues

    Big Al Dupree makes his recording debut after 72 years