John Denver

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, February 18-21

    Ra Ra Riot, Pacific Air Tuesday, February 19, at The Kessler Theater, $18-$25 Since Ra Ra Riot popped up on the radar in 2006, they've entertained crowds large and small with their poppy, instrumental sets. The group's third effort, Beta Love, just dropped last month, but because cellist Alexandra L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Five of This Week's Top Show Announcements: Grupo Fantasma, H20, John Denver's Rocky Mountain High Concert Celebration and More

    Grupo Fantasma Friday, February 1, at Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, $10 It's impossible to stand still around the beats and horns of Austin's 10-piece Latin funk band, Grupo Fantasma, who racked up a Grammy for their latest release, El Existential.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Calhoun's Tim Locke Talks U2, Metallica and My Morning Jacket

    ​ Calhoun frontman Tim Locke will be live and full in effect on Thursday night at Dan's Silverleaf. Opening for The Life and Times, the Fort Worth four-piece will deliver a show that could be as inspiring as the shows Locke saw as a kid, which range from John Denver all the way to Metallica. H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2011

    The K-Ticket Christmas Eve Music Playlist, With a Few Leftovers For the Morning

    ​If I'm allowed on K-Ticket airwaves for a fourth annual Christmas dance party, I will ask management to carve space enough for a 17-hour set. The list of songs I wanted to play but didn't is much longer than those that actually made the air. Then again, if you really want a copy of Anya Marina's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Tony Edwards Wants To Help Build Your Band's Brand With His Growing Street-Team Company

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Tony Edwards​Tony Edwards was almost certainly a hummingbird in a past life. He darts, moves, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Show Announcements: Lauryn Hill, Concerts In The Garden & More!

    Lauryn Hill​Ever since Lauryn Hill made a brief disappearance from the public eye in 2000, her career has been patchy at best. Her acoustic record in 2002, MTV Unplugged No. 2.0, was met with mediocre reviews, and the Fugees reunion fared even worse. But, aside from her brilliant output in the Fug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Listomania: The Songs That Give Thanks, a Field Guide

    Not a song, but we sure are thankful for this.​It's hard to argue with Charlie Brown: Thanksgiving is here, man (paraphrased). Over on our on food blog, City of Ate, the writers are counting down to Thanksgiving with odes to their favorite T-Day foods. DC9's thinking: why can't we join in on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Carrie Underwood, Billy Currington, Sonsy of Sylvia at American Airlines Center

    Carrie UnderwoodAmerican Airlines CenterOctober 9, 2010Better than: Austin City Limits. OK, not really. But at least she can sing.All photos by Rachel ParkerMake the jump for more photos.​If you are looking for a concert where you could bring the whole family, including grandma, go to a Carrie Und ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    Target Builds Store that Spans from Plano to Colorado

    Kelly DearmoreThat John Denver was full of shit, man.​ The genius of Target advertising in one picture (thanks to Observerian Kelly Dearmore). Note to Target: Fat Tire is a beer from the New Belgium Brewing Co., which is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. Decidedly not local.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    On The Range: Chiles Rellenos

    Chiles rellenos, Emeril-stylePoblano peppers or Anaheim? When making chiles rellenos, the chef must first consider which pepper might better serve his or her vision of the completed dish. Indeed, they are similar and both are widely used, but tasting reveals subtle but noticeable differences. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    Cracked Dancers

    The Moscow Ballet brings a Nutcracker to life

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Happy Christmas, Your Arse

    Local musicians weigh in on their favorite—and least favorite—Christmas songs

  • Summer Guide

    May 24, 2007

    Flick It

    Your guide to summer's hottest films

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Feel the 'Burn

    Cockburn: Christian, Canadian and contrary

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Turned Off

    Despite the hair, don't call local rockers Auto Escape emo-anything

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    Quack Addicts

    Where does Ryan Adams fit in among the great meltdown artists of yore?

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Drinking the Kool-Aid

    In which the author joins MySpace. Finally.

  • Film

    November 25, 2004

    Call Him Al

    An epic story turns human--and fallible-- in Oliver Stone's Alexander

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    Mark Kozelek

    January 25

  • Music

    May 29, 2003

    The Long Goodbye

    The Dismemberment Plan is finished, but Travis Morrison is just getting started

  • News

    March 20, 2003


    Letters from the issue of March 20.

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Write and Wrong

    When is a singer-songwriter not a singer-songwriter? When he's Josh Rouse.

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Out There

    Mark Kozelek

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Out There

    Tom Waits and John Denver get the tribute treatment

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Crash landing

    Check the plane's manifest destiny -- Final Destination ain't on it

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Burnt offering

    When major-league Dallas soccer wanted to come to Hickory Creek, the folks there just weren't buying

  • Music

    May 6, 1999
  • News

    April 30, 1998
  • Dining

    October 2, 1997

    Men and meat

    Fogo de Chao's herd of beef-toting gauchos brings home the range

  • Music

    May 22, 1997

    Timeless flights

    The Byrds soar though the changes

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    Poor ol' Foots

    Gregory Morris has nothing but his musical talent. He gives back more then he gets on the streets of Dallas

  • Music

    June 22, 1995

    Two-drink minimum

    The Enablers take Nino Rota and Dick Dale out for cocktails

  • Music

    April 27, 1995

    Thank God he's a pretty boy

    Ty Herndon is country music's latest hunk of the month. But is he for real?

  • Music

    April 20, 1995
  • Music

    December 1, 1994

    Beating time

    New Bohemians show proves you can go home again, but only for a little while