Mike Peters

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: "The War Across The Alley"

    [Editor's Note: This is the last time we'll be running Echoes and Reverberations as a regular feature here on DC9. Will we see future installments? Don't know yet. But in the meantime, a big thanks to Jeff Liles for the past 30 installments of the series. It's been fun.]Shallow Reign, performing at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    In Germany, a Dallas Man Continues to Thank the Man Who Saved His Life

    James Chippendale A year ago, we noted that James Chippendale was taking the likes of the Alarm's Mike Peters, Stray Cat Slim Jim Phantom, the English Beat's Dave Wakeling, Squeeze's Glenn Tillbrook and other old new-wavers to Mount Everest for "the highest concert ever performed." The rock on the r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Dallas Man Putting on "Highest Concert Ever." But It's For a Good Cause, Swear.

    James Chippendale James Chippendale is the president of Dallas-based CSI Entertainment Insurance, which provides liability coverage for concerts -- among them, Pearl Jam, the Dixie Chicks, the Austin City Limits Music Festival and Lollapalooza. CSI's offices are on Taylor Street in Deep Ellum, but y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2007

    U2 Can Revisit Bono's 1983 Visit to the Rock and Roll Alternative

    No doubt the great George Gimarc has this interview somewhere amongst his Charles Foster Kane-like collection of all things Dallas radio. But yesterday someone posted to U2 Interview Archive a 1983 sitdown featuring Gimarc and U2 frontman Bono -- and Mike Peters of The Alarm, who wisely bows out onc ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Tired of Waiting

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