Yesterday, a deadline loomed. La Rondalla, a free after-school music program for students in Oak Cliff and Dallas, was running out of funding options, and a Kickstarter campaign spearheaded by founder Dennis Gonzalez was still shy of its goal of $15,000. But with time winding down, the meter tippe ... More >>
Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest IISaturday, July 28, at Granada TheaterIn its second year, Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest has (smartly) shortened things a bit, thus giving more breathing room to the bands, which included Glass Candy, Chromatics, Twin Sister, Chromatics, Taken By Trees, Laurel Halo, A.Dd and DJ Sober.
Dennis Gonzalez just passed along this mini-documentary on La Rondalla, the Oak Cliff Cultural Center's free guitar program for kids ages 11-15, of which he's the Dean. It's been going on since 2010, and is aimed, much like next week's Girls Rock Dallas camp, at those who might not be able to afford ... More >>
I noted this a few weeks back, but for those who've forgotten: Jimmie Vaughan will make his Oak Cliff homecoming on Thursday with a show at the Texas Theatre, part of the ongoing "Soul of Oak Cliff" series organized by Kirby Warnock. And leading up to that momentous occasion, Warnock -- there at the ... More >>
The Five Amigos or The WalkmenAfter kind of a dud last weekend, we've got a pretty solid list of shows to see this weekend. And topping the list for some of us here at DC9 headquarters is The Walkmen concert at The Granada Theater on Saturday night. In this week's paper edition, we ran a piece ab ... More >>