Happy Thanksgiving. One thing to be thankful for is the opportunities for shows this week. The 1975 does South Side Ballroom. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony give Trees some thuggish, ruggish bone. Living THC molecule Devin the Dude plays the Granada with the Outfit, TX opening. Erykah Badu heads home and hits ... More >>
When it comes to genres that have been allowed to flourish in the age of the online music cloud, few have risen to greater prominence than future sounds, better known to most as beats. An all-encompassing chimeric blend of electronic, hip-hop and soul that, beats takes DJs and producers of more trad ... More >>
Remember three years ago when your workplace productivity levels plunged because people kept sending those Yacht Rock videos around the office? It's quite possible that in the wake of watching parodies of the incestuous early '80s careers of dudes who had recorded with Steely Dan, you wasted all of ... More >>
House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor went down to ignominious defeat in his Republican primary in Virginia last night, becoming the first sitting majority leader to lose a party primary in the position's history. In the upset's aftermath, two North Texas representatives -- Pete Sessi ... More >>
We here at DC9 At Night are excited for Friday. In partnership with The Granada Theater, we're bringing you a showcase including some of the most exciting voices in Dallas' hip-hop scene. Everyone's favorite Nawfside duo, A.Dd will headline the bill with support from Blue The Misfit, Sam Lao, -topi ... More >>
Dallas is currently undergoing one of the busiest concert seasons in some time. Between the KISS FM Jingle Ball, Kanye West, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, and next week's Jay-Z show- the good folks over at Ticketmaster are certainly earning their Christmas bonuses this year. In the midst of arena-tou ... More >>
Editor's Note: Our nightlife columnist, Deb Doing Dallas, wrote about this year's State Fair Classic, a longstanding Fair tradition at least as much about the pageantry and the marching bands in particular as it is about the actual football game played between Louisana's Grambling State University a ... More >>
"It's money" opens Doris, the way-way-way-too-much-anticipated album from Odd Future standout and internal rhyme genius Earl Sweatshirt. "It's money," the intro repeats, "It's money." If you bought a physical copy, you're hearing that opening while thumbing through the artwork: an intoxicated-lookin ... More >>
On Wednesday, the front doors of the Renaissance Dallas Hotel were busy, and guests were offered a complementary glass of champagne upon their entrance. The Renaissance Dallas Hotel was one of 155 Renaissance hotels in 35 different countries to participate in the hotel's second annual Global D ... More >>
The Music Educator Award was created this year by the Grammys to honor educators who have made enduring contributions in the field of music and have proven their dedication to sustaining music in schools. Seven Texas music teachers made the quarterfinals.
This weekend Kanye West released two new singles off his upcoming album, Yeezus, in the most grandiose possible fashion. On Friday, he announced the video for his newest single, "New Slaves," would be projected onto 66 buildings across six cities around the world in one night. Crowds gathered by the ... More >>
This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. The day has finally come and Bill Wisener, Bill's Records owner, can hardly contain his excite ... More >>
From 35 Denton to SXSW, Snoop to Spillover, traversing Texas in search sonic bliss.
Every year something happens that nearly prevents me from going to South by Southwest. This year was no different. A professional obligation on Thursday was threatening my travel plans, and I was considering giving it all up, joining in the chorus, of "It's too crowded," or whatever and staying in D ... More >>
Eastwood's return is a decidedly slow-pitch affair.
They make our drinks, run our sound, teach our kids, ring us up for our takeout, serve our coffee and share bills with international rock stars. They are the face of the Denton music scene and the reason why our town gets written about. Here's a small sample of our many fine representatives and thei ... More >>
Talking to Skot Alexander of the Los Angeles-based punk act 400 Blows is like conversing with your drunken uncle. It can be pretty funny, but also a little frustrating: One moment, the guy expresses a well thought out opinion about the sterilization of punk rock; the next moment, the guy can ... More >>
In case you haven't heard, Google is trying to take down the Facebook empire with its new Google social networking site. (Seriously, though, if you haven't heard, it's really time to get out from under that rock). Because social networking sites have become an integral part of music promotion, ... More >>
There's not a lot going on this Tuesday after Valentine's Day, unless you're in Denton and you love piano pop. But things are sure to get ramped up in the coming days, we promise.
Hey, the Big Day is here! And, with it, those highly anticipated music performances! It's all so exciting. I'll be honest: I didn't pay too much attention to the pre-pregame stuff -- meaning Maroon 5's and Keith Urban's performances in tents outside of Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. I caught some, ... More >>
This week we turn our behind the booth sites to half of experimental electronic outfit FUR, Bryce Isbell. Isbell has only been DJing for a couple of years, but is hardly an amateur. Over the past two years, alongside creative partner Gray St. Germain Gideon, Isbell has had a couple weekly DJ ni ... More >>
DallasCowboys.com Tony Romo, missing out on the U.S. Open cut last year at Hackberry Creek Country Club in Irving Tony Romo can't seem to make the cut for the U.S. Open; he's tried for years, and just yesterday shot a 75 at a local qualifier to miss out making the sectionals. Which doesn't bother c ... More >>
Monday, March 17, at House of Blues
Former 'N Syncer spills the beans in a surprisingly good bio
Scion hosted Timbaland in a free concert last night at the Palladium Ballroom, and the people came out in force. The floor was increasingly crowded throughout the night (although the place is so big, the back area was still an easy walk through). A surprising spectrum of people showed up ranging fro ... More >>
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With special guest: Music Centre at Fair Park