You can't really write a column about behind-the-scenes people in the Dallas music scene and not include Bucks Burnett. We are big fans of Bucks, and he's been featured in the Observer numerous times. Hell, one of the last times we tried to interview him, we kept getting interrupted by calls from th ... More >>
Hayes CarllTonight, Hayes Carll plays the second-to-last show in his North Texas tour. He'll be at Lola's Saloon in Fort Worth, and then, tomorrow night, he'll be at Poor David's Pub. After this little stint, he'll do five shows in the Houston area, then three in Austin and San Antonio. So catch ... More >>
DawesWhen Dawes came through town last month, they left the packed house at The Cavern in awe of their freewheelin' classic rock revival. We gave the show a great review, and got all giddy when Lance Yocum over at Spune Productions just announced that they'll be coming back on July 14--and they'l ... More >>
Kate MackleyJohn LeflerWhen he's not serving as the lead guitarist for Dashboard Confessional, John Lefler settles down in his Dallas home and conjures up some pretty impressive power pop. His first solo effort, Better By Design, came out last summer. Produced by Salim Nourallah, the album's spar ... More >>
It was good living with you, wah-oh.Not a bad Monday night platter of concerts this evening as the Old 97's continue on with their four-night stay at Sons of Hermann Hall (tickets are still available here for both tonight and tomorrow nights' shows), Neon Indian headlines an impressive bill at Th ... More >>
Robert GreesonHubertus Winnubst, left, and Bucks BurnettGood ol' Bucks Burnett, ex of 14 Records and The Volares and currently of Eight-Track Museuming, stopped by this week bearing gifts -- specifically, the double-disc debut Colorbl nd (and, yes, that is the correct spelling) by his latest rock ... More >>
It was way back in 2007 when the above video of Taylor Young, he of THe BAcksliders and The O's, made its way to Youtube, posted as the visual accompaniment to the song "Chrissie Hynde" from Bucks Burnett's long-in-the-making Rachel Bazooka outfit. Turns out the project, which, at its core, is jus ... More >>
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