The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers.
"WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA."
The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>
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.
Lance Price, CD Source owner, says a recently turned solo artist with a classic sound is makin ... More >>
Thursday, February 14, at The American Airlines Center, $31-$86
KSOC-FM "Old School" 94.5 has earned the nickname "The Baby Making Station," as the station's nighttime programming of "Old School Lovin'" has become a go-to staple of gatherings in the area. So it comes as no surprise tha ... More >>
Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here.
Check out Hunter Hauk's bonus audio interview here ... More >>
Danyele McPherson just recently returned from taping Bravo's Top Chef, and now has been promoted to chef de cuisine at The Grape. McPherson is one of a handful of Dallas chefs to appear on the show and subsequently run a restaurant.
Tiffany Derry and Tre Wilcox focus on high-end dining in upper-cr ... More >>
We Were Promised JetpacksOver the Weekend: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Royal Bangs, Bear Hands
Better than: feeling the 5.6 earthquake and wondering how the hell an earthquake could happen here.
Glasgow's We Were Promised Jetpacks poured their hearts out on Saturday night, b ... More >>
TV on the Radio & Broken Social Scene
House of Blues
September 16, 2011
Better than: having a ticket with a "rain or shine" guarantee from the box office, only to have it cancelled at the last minute.TV on the RadioAs a general rule, when two bands with large fan bases of their own share a bi ... More >>
Los Angeles' El Ten Eleven has an unusual name and an equally unusual sound. But the band is fairly prolific: In a little less than a decade, the duo of Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty has produced four albums of nerdy, precise, new wave-influenced rock. Now, with a sizable, international fan b ... More >>
If nothing else, Michael Cera is cooler than Danny Masterson, right?After announcing last week the addition of another 135 bands to its bill, you'd think the folks up at Denton's 35 Conferette might need a breather -- or, I dunno, maybe some time to focus on the actual logistics of the fest, sinc ... More >>
Edie BrickellCertainly not the biggest, but the most notable show coming to town is Heavy Make-Up at The Kessler Theater on Friday night. The group features Edie
Brickell, fellow New Bohemian Kenny Withrow and Spin
Doctors drummer Aaron Comess. This improvisational
band is certain to recall th ... More >>
This week's DC9er takes you behind the booth, North of the Dial style, with Denton-based, eclectic party-DJ, Joey Liechty aka Yeahdef. Liechty has been DJing for the past 7 years, and is the founder of '90s night, one of Denton's hottest dance nights, bringing people from Denton and Dallas ... More >>
According to a press release that apparently went out to every media outlet in the world today, Dallas' own Norah Jones has a new album coming out in November--her fourth overall, and first in two years. After the jump, the press release in full, since it features some Jones quotes on the new, as ... More >>
The Helio Sequence,The LoftJune 5, 2009Better Than: Being in the registration line at SMU, which is the only other place I've seen this many undergrads.The Helio SequenceThe best concerts aren't always the ones that you've been excited about for months--you know, the ones where you repeatedly refres ... More >>
Noah W. Bailey
The Baptist Generals' Chris Flemmons at the Sub Pop Showcase.Band: Baptist GeneralsWhere: Sub Pop Showcase at Radio RoomWhat It Was Like: If you're ever seen the Baptist Generals play one of their "rug shows" then you know what a special experience these all-acoustic sets can b ... More >>