Lindsey Buckingham

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    June 25, 2014

    The Top 9 Rock Bands Who Went Soft

    It's a tradition as old as pop music itself: A band discovers how much money can be made by scrossing over to the pop market and start crafting softer music accordingly. It has happened to the best of bands. Most of the time, but not always, this occurs when a band has sadly decided to "mature." Som ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014

    Fleetwood Mac is Coming to Dallas

    Fleetwood Mac is back, and they're coming to Dallas. In an interview this morning on NBC's TODAY Show, it was revealed that for the first time in sixteen years, all five original members of the seminal 70's classic rock band will be hitting the road together. No naysayers, no holdouts-- Mick Fleetwo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    The Nine Best Guitar Repairmen in Dallas

    Every working guitarists knows that if he doesn't have a good guitar doctor, his dreams of being a master shredder who destroys the crowd with rakes from his pick as he slides it up the string are dead. From a broken headstock to a cracked neck, a guitar technician is a master of skills. He's an ele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Fleetwood Mac - American Airlines Center - June 4, 2013

    Fleetwood Mac American Airlines Center June 4, 2013 Fleetwood Mac was a band known for its in-fighting, relationship struggles and affinity for drugs. Bankruptcy, betrayal, the Betty Ford Clinic, the band was a modern-day Shakespearean tragedy unfolding on stage. Their most popular album, Rumours, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: May 30-June 5

    Hey guys, guess what. Scientists recently decided that the world could instantly turn into a solid state at any moment, so before that happens, go catch these 10 must-see concerts in DFW. Scroll down to make your bucket list, then find the link to this terrifying NPR article on page two.

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    The Eight Bands Most in Need of a Senior Citizen Ticket Discount

    So the Rolling Stones have announced their first large tour in 6 years, and their "50 And Counting" jaunt will see them stop in nine cities across North America. This is borderline amazing considering that Keith Richards and Mick Jagger are 69 and CHARLIE WATTS IS 71 FREAKING YEARS OLD. Can you imag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Is Adele's 21 the 21st Century Commercial Equivalent to Thriller?

    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. Fleetwood Mac will be playing in Dallas at the American Airlines Center June 4, and their reis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Ten Of This Weekend's Best Shows: Lindsey Buckingham, Deep Shade, The Old 97's and More

    Every Thursday, we bring you the ten best shows to see this weekend. Of course, you can find many more via our handy concert calendar. Lindsey BuckinghamFriday, August 24, at Cendera CenterThe Fleetwood Mac guitarist and singer will be playing at Fort Worth's newly opened Cendera Center. This shoul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Ten of This Week's Top Show Announcements: Flo Rida, Black Lips, Fiona Apple, Morrissey and More

    Flo Rida, Cee Lo, B.o.B. Saturday, July 21, at American Airlines Center, $99-$129This show is all part of the "R You on the List" tour. To get "on the list," you're going to need at least $99, but it will be worth it to see Flo Rida, right? I'd probably be most interested in seeing Cee Lo, mostly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    The Five Best and Worst Musicians to Interview

    In honor of Evan Dando and his band The Lemonheads being at the Prophet Bar tonight, I thought I might share with the readers of DC9 some of the pitfalls of being a music writer. Sure, there are tons of positives: free shows and CDs and access to cool people (some of whom you may actually admire). B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Mickey Schiff of White Arrows Talks Gaining Sight, Finding Out His Bandmate Is His Brother

    Very few bands come close to boasting a story like Los Angeles' White Arrows claims. Formed in 2008 by Mickey Schiff, a talented multi-instrumentalist who happens to have been born legally blind (he gained his sight back at age 11), the band plays a marvelous amalgam of alternative music, electroni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Led Zeppelin's Gonna Groove at Memorial in 1970

    Via.Click to embiggen if you want to remember laughter. Or Minsky's Music.​For those playing along at home, this long-weekend's offering fills in an estimable blank. Because so far we've time-traveled back to that field in Lewisville in '69, when Led Zeppelin joined Janis Joplin, B.B. King, Johnny ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Idol Rich: The NTX2 Prove Not So Inspirational

    ​It's a big week in Idol World. Tonight marks the almost annual star-studded Idol Gives Back charity episode, and, no matter how hard-hearted you are, you have to admit that the show is an emotional, feel-good, do-good piece of prime-time. Celebs of every level will grace the stage and screen with ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    May 1, 2009

    Last Night: Fleetwood Mac at the AAC

    Fleetwood MacAmerican Airlines CenterApril 30, 2009Better Than: Seeing a Fleetwood Mac cover band at an AARP Convention.Seemingly every MILF in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area made their way to the American Airlines Center last night to catch a truncated (but still powerful) version of Fleetwood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    The End Of The End Of Year Lists: Darryl Smyers' Favorite Albums Of 2008

    Sure, 2008 may be done, but the list-making still continues... This year, five contributors to the Dallas Observer's music section were asked to participate in the Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, which compiles the lists of hundreds of music critics across the country into one m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Octogenarian Christmas: The Five Best Rock CDs Made By Older Folk In 2008

    In all these year-end, best-of lists, I'm seeing little respect given to the over 50 crowd. So, since I'm heading that direction myself, I thought I would be the one to share some AARP Holiday Cheer. 1. Lindsey Buckingham - Gift of Screws The Fleetwood Mac guitarist/singer finally incorporates som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Vote First, Party Later: Presenting Your Election Night Music Options

    And, in other news, Diddy turns 39 years old today... Whether you've grown weary of the political rhetoric or you just want to watch the returns come in while sipping a cold beverage and catching some good music, here are some concerts tonight that are potentially worthy of your interest... Modern ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008

    Tough Breaks

    Presenting the best breakup albums of all time

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak

    Friday, June 1, at Smirnoff

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Chasing After Deer

    Midlake returns to the woods for a hometown show

  • Calendar

    February 1, 2007
  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    World Turning

    With or without Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham goes his own way

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    November 23, 2006
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    March 3, 2005


    Gettin' Up the Rent (Backlash Records) Competition (Not yet determined)

  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    Can't Stop

    For Fleetwood Mac, making music remains a troubled love affair

  • Culture

    June 5, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Critics' Picks

    Warren Zevon

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    September 23, 1999
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    April 15, 1999

    The Dixie Chicks

    What's Not To Like?

  • Music

    June 4, 1998

    Back in black

    Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash are still our greatest Storytellers

  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    Sound ideas

    Mitchell Froom provided the sonic boom behind some of the '90s' best records

  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Every which way but loose

    The Dallas scene flourishes beneath the chaos

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

  • Music

    October 30, 1997

    The wizard of odd

    Or, why too much Pet Sounds is a bad thing

  • Music

    October 30, 1997

    You invent the future

    How ignoring their past left Fleetwood Mac a band out of time