Jesse Hopkins

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 10/10 - 10/12

    Another weekend is upon us in Dallas, which means more shows to partake in to take your mind off of the utter terror that is Ebola, but mostly because you love music. Ringo Starr, who used to be in this little band called The Beatles (is that spelled correctly? are you sure?) is in town. The indie h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Bethan's Time Gone By is a Masterpiece of Playing the Long Game

    "Super group" is a term that's prone to overuse. Hyperbole is often too tempting to resist. But in the case of Bethan, a band whose music thrives on an appropriate degree of restraint, it's hard to think of another band in North Texas with a better claim to such accolades. Its five members can boast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    10 North Texas Albums You Should Be Excited About This Fall

    Fall may be a sad time for some folks. For instance, those who have to go back to school. There are also those who relish the oppressive heat of the summer (we swear, it was milder than normal this year!). But for the rest of us, the fall is something to be excited about. It's especially true for mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Bethan Announce Debut Time Gone By, Due Out October 7

    This one's been a long time coming. Really. (No pun intended.) Bethan's debut album, Time Gone By, could be traced back about four years, to when husband and wife Daniel and Jessi Hall (then Jessi James) first started a recording project together. There have been some recordings released along the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    A Rare Look Into the Depths of a Musician's Fanny Pack

    Waaaay back before the twin forces of 35 Denton and SXSW happened, we at DC9 had the idea to snap photos of what was in fans' bags, to see what people brought with them to festivals and hopefully not come off as creepy purse-peepers. The idea came to me years ago when, sitting at a bar, I saw a woma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2006

    What is Radiant Doing New Year's Eve? Nothing, Except Rockin' Jimmy Kimmel's World.

    Radiant's got big plans on New Year's Eve. You? Didn't think so. Looks like watching Jimmy Kimmel Live can actually pay off. Jesse Hopkins and Levi Smith, two members of local rockers Radiant (whose sensitive, shimmery, orchestral songs and cute-boy haircuts makes the ladies swoon) were idly watchin ... More >>

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    A local band gets its big break on MTV. Excuse us while we yawn.