"Electrifying," "Magnetic," "Memorable" are just some of the words that people used to describe an evening with B.B. King at the House of Blues in Dallas. His sophisticated style of soul-wrenching guitar playing inspired tears of joy and calls of "Amen," "Preach it, brother" and "Oh Lord, I'm coming ... More >>
Not much has changed about Bobby Patterson since his dismissal from KKDA-AM 730 this past May. Strolling into a Pappadeaux in Duncanville for this interview with one of his favorite walking sticks in hand, the 68-year-old cracks jokes and flirts with all the women in sight. The one-liners come and g ... More >>
The first Oak Cliff Music Festival - now called the North Oak Cliff Music Festival - has gotten a positive early response, so much so that the fest is now moving from its original Winnetka Heights location, near the Kessler Theater, to Lake Cliff Park, at 300 East Colorado Blvd.
The November 3 sho ... More >>
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In addition to Alejandro Escovedo, Carolyn Wonderland and the Joe Ely Band, Dallas R&B legend Bobby Patterson has been added to the two-stage lineup for the Oak Cliff Music Festival, as has blues man Lucky Peterson.
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Melissa Davis Hennings stumbled into photography, really: Her first shot was The Black Keys. But taking photos of local bands isn't how she makes ends meet. She's the bar manager at The Kessler, an ideal gig for someone with ... More >>
Teams have been practicing and judges (including two City of Ate contributors) are advised to begin fasting as Oak Cliff is about to get smoked out this weekend for the Blues, Bandits & Barbeque street party.The festival takes place outside and inside the Kessler Theater and surrounding neigh ... More >>