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.
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As Unfair Park reported last week, in preview of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge lighting, Dallas' own gospel-funk group The Relatives will be headlining the March 3 Bridge-o-Rama event in celebration of its opening.
This is a big deal, as the family band, led by the indomitable Rev. Gean West, has ... More >>
Justin Terveen's already taken his place on the west side of the Continental Avenue Bridge for tonight's lighting of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, set to begin glowing at 6:15, give or take. He says it's filling up fast, no joke. I'm about to head that way myself; why not. But before I split, this ... More >>
Back in March I introduced you to the Relatives, heretofore overlooked Dallas greats better known in Austin than in their hometown. And now they're beloved in France and Australia; New York too. And still, still, Rev. Gean West and brother Tommy and the greatest gospel-funk-rock-n-soul revue in town ... More >>
The RelativesOver on Unfair Park, Robert's been geeking out, and rightfully so, about The Relatives, the Rev. Gean West's 1960s West Dallas funk and gospel outfit that really, truly, shoulda been contenders but, alas, never were -- not until recently, really, when, of all places, Austin (bastards ... More >>
Pete and Nick did a bang-up job covering South by Southwest's music fest over on DC9 at Night. But Friend of Unfair Park Big Jon Daniel directs our attention to this holy-effing-ess moment: Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears' Friday-afternoon lunchtime treat at the Austin Convention Center featuring ... More >>