Good god, Dallas. It's going to be a cheap Monday. This weekend you've got live music in the city, in the suburbs, Fort Worth, and everywhere else in between. Unfortunately it's not a matter of who you're going to see, it's who you're going to have to miss. It's 2013, and though we were promised je ... More >>
Not only do you have this list of awesome shows to see around DFW this week, but you should know that Fuzzy's Taco Shop opens in Deep Ellum on Monday, so if you live in that neighborhood, "taco" will soon become a verb in your life. See also: - "Johnny Marr, Minus the Bear, Avenged Sevenfold and ... More >>
Johnny MarrSo, in the news this week Pope Francis said that he would allow sinners time off of purgatory if you follow him on Twitter. No joke. Just thought everyone should know. You can Google it after you read this less confusing post about show announcements in DFW.
Fun fact!: If you watch Robert Downey Jr.'s performances in both Sherlock Holmes and Iron Man 3 in the same week, you may be prone to dreams of him taking over your job duties at the Dallas Observer, including this weekly blog post, and tweeting bad things about you to all of your friends behind you ... More >>
Kreayshawn Friday, November 2, at The Palladium Ballroom, $17.50 With controversial 23-year-old rapper Kreayshawn's new album out, of course she's hitting the road. She takes the stage at the Palladium to deliver songs from debut Somethin' 'Bout Kreay, and hopefully offer something that eclipses the ... More >>
Index Music Fest w/ Portugal. The Man, Washed Out, Grimes & MoreOctober 5, 6, at Trees, $32Last week, Spune announced Index Festival at Trees, which puts them back in the festival game again. If you remember their Wall of Sound Festival in the mid-Aughts, this lineup is an update, built around a ... More >>
Local act Caterpillars won't play their next show until July 20 at the Crown and Harp, but until then, they have a new record to finish. They took some time out at the Double Wide a few weeks ago and discussed what they're up to, their first musical obsessions, and how they feel about the (still) dr ... More >>
Hailing from the small, waterfront town of Anacortes, Washington, The Lonely Forest is a four-piece outfit that specializes in a quirky brand of power pop that is not much different from that of another band from that same region: Death Cab for Cutie. As a matter of fact, Death Cab's Chris Walla ... More >>
Another day, another busy musical evening here in the metroplex. Seriously busy.
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ou ... More >>
If it seems like Minus the Bear's been through town a whole bunch of times in the past year or so, that's because it has been. Things just never let up for this Seattle-based quintet, I guess: Between EPs and full-lengths, the band's put out 10 releases since its 2001 debut. And, with each release, ... More >>
OK, yes, we've been blowing up Sarah Jaffe this past week, but with good reason. It's all in anticipation of her album, Suburban Nature, which earns it's release on Friday, May 14 at the Son's Of Hermann Hall. She's not the only one we've been blowing up this week,though. Check out some of this w ... More >>
Kings Of Leon couldn't quite sell out the American Airlines Center last time they came through town, so the band is aiming a tad lower this year, scheduling its 2010 Dallas tour stop for the intimate-by-comparison Superpages.com Center.The band performs Thursday, September 23, with doors opening ... More >>
After an almost year-long hiatus, The Party makes its triumphant return tonight at The Loft.Lots happening this weekend--a surprising amount, actually--so let's cut all semantics and jump right into the shows that need to be added to your weekend calendar considerations. First, some reminders of ... More >>
Monday, November 10, at House Of Blues
With the Austin City Limits Festival (and its rather mediocre line up) coming just around the corner and talk of SXSW 2009 already heating up, it’s a wonder that the state capitol has room for yet another multi-day concert event. But, lo and behold, here comes the third annual Fun Fun Fun Fest (wh ... More >>
Planet of Ice (Suicide Squeeze Records)
Laptop demolition, band self-destruction and the Eagle flies again (sort of)
Wednesday, September 8
Scene Creamers perform March 7 at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, with Freedom Sold. Oxes and Minus the Bear perform March 10 at Rubber Gloves, with Dillinger Four, the Gadjits and the Arrivals.