Whether you're in the mood to bounce around with the shiny, happy people of The Polyphonic Spree, or get your eardrums blasted by The Melvins' dual drummers this week has a little bit of everything for Dallas music fans. Saturday is especially packed with options for your ear holes: Denton indie roc ... More >>
"When you're not shooting it, you're thinking about it. Part art, part science, it's all passion. Being in the moment through the lens, hearing the music, all you're thinking about is getting that one shot..." Thus begins the homepage of F/stopme Photography. Brian Ullrich scouts new and local mu ... More >>
Every Thursday we bring you our 10 favorite concert options for the coming weekend. Find every concert for this weekend and beyond at dallasobserver.com/concerts. Identity Festival Friday, August 10, at Gexa Energy Pavilion Identity Festival pretty much marks the greatest day of the year for EDM fa ... More >>
There was never much to Bankersmith, Texas -- little more than a post office and general store at its peak -- but it wasn't a ghost town. Maggie Montgomery made sure of that. Maggie -- she promptly disabused me of the notion that I would call her Mrs. Montgomery when we spoke on the phone -- moved ... More >>
New Orleans rock act Mute Math, known for their blend of DJ Shadow-esque beats and new wave songs, have a new album out called Odd Soul. They'll be on tour this winter in support of said record, and you can catch them at the House of Blues on Saturday, January 28, for $23. Tickets will go on sale on ... More >>
As we gleefully approach the beginning of 35 Conferette, there's still a humpday night of music to deal with. And with two amazing guitarists in our area, as well as performances from some excellent local acts, why not get the musical festivities started tonight?
Steve VisneauTrue WidowIt's been three years since local slow-grinding act True Widow released their self titled debut album to local acclaim. But their debut grabbed the attention of Kemodo Records, who signed the band just last year. And now they are poised to release their follow up, the ridic ... More >>
For the first time since New Year's there are plenty of musical options to choose from tonight -- good news, surely, for music fans who worry that the Frankie 45 memorial tonight, which is also serving as the grand re-opening of Club Dada, might prove a little too heavy to handle.
As Robert already mentioned a few days ago, Prince will be here soon, reliving his much blogged-about 1984 concert at Reunion Arena on Friday, February 4. One minor snag, though: Reunion Arena was demolished a few years back. No matter -- the show must go on. Prince will set up a huge tent on the ... More >>
Christmas in March. Thanks Elephant 6!Over the weekend, at a loft venue in Brooklyn called The Schoolhouse, Jeff Mangum, the man behind the Elephant 6 record label and the band Neutral Milk Hotel, performed a rare surprise set for about 75 onlookers. At the performance, which can be heard over at ... More >>
PhosphorescentBrooklyn-based Phosphorescent went from being an unknown indie poet scouring the globe and playing empty rooms to a critical darling almost overnight--many thanks to Willie Nelson. Matthew Houck, the man behind the moniker, made the risky decision to do an album of Nelson covers las ... More >>
Ever notice how those angel sculptures on the exterior of Bass Hall sorta look like they're chiefing on enormous brass one-hitters? No? Well, here's betting that Cheech and Chong will make that observation when they perform at the Fort Worth performing arts hall Friday, April 30, 2010. The dope d ... More >>
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