R.L. Burnside

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Best Blues, Country and Hardcore Nominees

    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. Best Blues Act Hunter Hendrickson Band It hasn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    The Top Ten North Texas Blues Albums

    See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #100-80 See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #79-60 Alex Moore, Alex Moore Barrelhouse pianist "Whistling" Alex Moore spent all of his life in Dallas, recording for Columbia in 1929, Decca in 1937, and RPM/Kent in 1951. During the '60s blues reviv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Unexpected Influences: Like The Rest of Us, Jonathan Tyler Loved Oasis As A Kid. And, Yes, He Wanted a Vanilla Ice Haircut, Too.

    Welcome to a Unexpected Influences, where we talk to musicians about the music no one expects them to like. Patrick MichelsJonathan Tyler​With the help of his band, The Northern Lights, Jonathan Tyler has used a passion for a variety of musical influences to fuel his soul-infused brand of Souther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Cedric Burnside Talks Learning The Blues From His Grandfather (Some Guy Named RL Burnside).

    Drummer and vocalist Cedric Burnside, grandson of the late, great blues guitarist R.L. Burnside, brings his brand of funk-infused delta blues to the House of Blues tomorrow night for a free 9 o'clock show in the venue's restaurant. The 30-year-old Burnside, who grew up playing in juke joints and st ... More >>

  • Music

    September 4, 2008

    Lee "Scratch" Perry

    Repentance (Narnack)

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Lucinda Williams

    West (Lost Highway)

  • Music

    December 28, 2006

    Everlasting Sounds

    Ten of the year's most timeless records

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Familiar Chord

    Blues rock duo intoxicates with Magic Potion

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Death Pool For Cutie

    Check the Vegas odds-- it's time to predict this year's rock star deaths

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2005
  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Fat Boys

    An elderly gang of seedy Mississippi bluesmen anchors Fat Possum Records and the label's documentary

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Deep Down

    Deep Ellum has too many opening acts and not enough headliners

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Pine Bluffing

    Joe Cripps spent the past couple of years trying to coax a new record out of Delta blues legend CeDell Davis. In August, he finally will.

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Tale of the Tapes

    With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Dirty South

    For the North Mississippi Allstars, the blues ain't nothing but dance music

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Out & About

    R.L. Burnside

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Let's get it on

    Andre Williams may be 63 years old, but he's still agile, mobile, and hostile

  • Music

    May 20, 1999
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    August 13, 1998
  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

  • Music

    November 13, 1997
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    June 5, 1997
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    July 11, 1996
  • Music

    October 12, 1995
  • Music

    April 6, 1995

    A brighter shade of blues

    J. Bone Cro presents Brian Eno and John Lee Hooker to the aliens