Lots of big shows are happening this weekend -- several on the Good Records stage -- including Stillwater, Oklahoma's, Other Lives. The band, who will be joined by Dallas violinist Daniel Hart, is making a quick stop at Good Records just before they open for Radiohead on Monday. The biggest show, ... More >>
Welcome to our 2011 Dallas Observer Music
Awards breakdown, wherein we'll use the weeks leading up to the DOMA
showcases on Saturday, October 15 (which is also when voting ends), to
explain the nominees in each category Today, we look at the nominees in
the Best Cover/Tribute Act, B ... More >>
Lil WayneIt seems that The Young Money Millionaire is making up for time lost while locked up last year. Lil Wayne is returning to Dallas on Saturday at the Gexa Energy Pavilion after performing at the American Airlines Center only five months ago. And the opening acts are reason enough to check ... More >>
Girl Talk, The Cool KidsGranada TheaterJune 23,
2011Better than: sweating to the oldies.Ally Jayne HoffmanOf course there was confetti last night. It was a Girl Talk show, for crying out loud. See more photos in our slideshow.Greg Gillis is not an aerobics instructor. But perhaps the man be ... More >>
Perhaps, back on Monday, you caught my recap of last Saturday night's Wanda Jackson show at the Kessler Theater in Oak Cliff? Yeah, y'know, the one I referred to as "a once-in-a-lifetime offering"? Uh-huh. That one.Well, now, courtesy of the folks over at KTCK-1310 AM The Ticket, and the lads on the ... More >>
10. The House of Blues put on a pretty nifty show, but $30 for valet parking? I was as gouged as I was cold.
9. After gorging on sausage, blackened catfish, brisket, fajitas, beans-n-rice and then repeating the process, I will not be eating today.
8. I've never even met Baltimore radio guy N ... More >>
Well, that didn't take long.
Less than a month after his nine-year relationship with the Texas Rangers ended, Josh Lewin has been hired by 105.3 The Fan to host a midday sports talk show. Lewin will debut in the 11 a.m.-2 p.m. time slot Monday, November 1 as The Fan unveils its new lin ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*OK, OK, I get it. So I write that Dez Bryant almost assuredly wouldn't be signed by Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys' training camp. "Barring an 11th-hour agreement ... " I think I penned. Never wish ... More >>
Clayton HauckThe Hood InternetThe Hood Internet is playing The Loft tonight, and as Pete explained earlier in the week, "White people really like hearing their favorite rap lines placed over their favorite indie rock anthems," which is what The Hood Internet does really well. And since the theme ... More >>
Every year around this time, Brutal Juice dusts off the old instruments and reunites for a weekend of area shows. This weekend, They, along with a re-charged Baboon, will be playing at Dan's Silverleaf on Friday, and on Saturday they'll be at Trees.But even without a Brutal Juice reunion, there's ... More >>
I know. Too easy.
Actually, I'm not about to get all self-righteous and call 1310 AM The Ticket hypocritical. In fact, I'm shocked that producer/host Mike Bacsik's Twitter posts on Mavs-Spurs Game 4 warranted a suspension and not a gold star.
Not because they weren't, as the s ... More >>
Sara KerensAdamson High School in Oak Cliff, where less than 1 percent of the students are white.Jon Dahlander, spokesman for the Dallas Independent School District, posted a comment on Unfair Park today that perfectly expressed the school system's official position on the preservation/demoli ... More >>
The beat goes on.Though the challengers to its throne increase as its working margin idles, 1310 AM The Ticket remains the undisputed champeen when it comes to Dallas-Fort Worth sports talk radio.
Even as Arbitron has made the switch from manual diaries to portable pe ... More >>