Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here.
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King Khan & the Shrines
Sons of Hermann Hall
Monday, February 6
It's hard to tell who King Khan is channeling when he gets on stage. James Brown comes to mind first, as does Screamin' Jay Hawkins. He sings about the important things: Mainly sex, food and rock 'n' roll. Also, the man has style. He c ... More >>
Roky Erickson, Dim LocatorKessler TheaterSeptember 30, 2011Better than: languishing away in a state hospital.There's a difference between the psychedelic music that comes from Texas and that which comes from other scenes. Our state's brew has got a whole lot more soul to it, plus a slight dusting of ... More >>
Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to musicians about the music no one expects them to like. We're calling it Unexpected Influences -- because, we hope, that's what it will show.Dallas rapper galleryCat is known for his multi-instrumental live affairs, which often end up ... More >>