Rachel Michaud

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    March 7, 2014

    Girls Rock Dallas' Annual Camp Is In Jeopardy -- Can You Help?

    We've talked about the wonderful Girls Rock Dallas plenty of times on DC9 in the past few years. The volunteer-run, non-profit offers something that no other music camp can provide for females aged eight to seventeen: a chance to learn instruments, form a band, play a show, and most importantly, exp ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    Aspiring Female Musicians: You Can Help Send Dallas Girls to Rock Camp

    Ladies, grab your instruments and put on your hottest Annie Lennox ensemble. Girls Rock Dallas foundation has announced its first year of Ladies Rock Camp, featuring area band The Chloes. They will be hosting a weekend-long day camp and fundraising event held February 22 to 24, which ends with a sho ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    Girls Rock Dallas' Rachel Michaud Digs the Spazzys

    See also: Lauren O'Connor opens the history books for Girls Rock Dallas See also: Shiny Around the Edges on Death Grips, Patti Smith We've started poking around in locals' iTunes, iPods, Spotify playlists, CD players, cassette decks, turntables and brains with one question in mind: What are you l ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    Lauren O'Connor Opens the History Books For Girls Rock Dallas

    You might have seen a little blurb here or there on DC9 about Girls Rock Dallas, a new non-profit summer camp for girls, in which they learn how to play, write, record and market their own songs. The first session starts July 23, and Lauren O'Connor is one of the ladies who rocks the operation. O' ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Girls Rock Dallas Gets a Little Help From Amanda Palmer, Goes IndieGoGo

    Last night, Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer was in town, mixing her new album with the ubiquitous John Congleton. Not only did she do a Violitionist Session with Neil Gaiman (yes, Neil Gaiman was in Denton, let that sink in), she also donated money to Girls Rock Dallas. They've declared today Ama ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Girls Rock Camp Needs Bands For a Comp

    Girls Rock Dallas is gearing up for their inaugural summer session, but in the meantime, they're looking for submissions for a local comp they're putting together. "We have received a few submissions, but we would love some more," says camp director Rachel Michaud. "We are looking for all differen ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Black Swan Saloon's Gabe Sanchez Will Host a Girls Rock Dallas Happy Hour

    ​Deep Ellum's Black Swan Saloon (2708 Elm Street) has attracted cult-like fandom in the past year, in addition to being our 2011 pick for Best Drink in a Plastic Cup. Owner Gabe Sanchez, quite possibly the nicest guy in the history of time, has upped his coolness factor by planning a happy hou ... More >>

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    January 24, 2012

    Girls Rock! Doc Screens at LaGrange on Wednesday, Benefits Girls Rock Dallas

    So I fell down one of those Internet rabbit holes a few nights ago -- you know, when YouTube proves itself to be a Rube Goldberg machine -- and ended up at this clip, which I very clearly remember watching on 120 Minutes as a 13-year-old, and knowing then that it would be a formative experience. I w ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    Rebel, Girl: Dallas Is Getting a Girls Rock Camp

    ‚Äč One of the most enlightening experiences I've had in the past few years is working with the Girls Rock Camp Austin, and seeing first-hand the transformations. Girls who have no experience with an instrument suddenly turn into axe-wielding badasses, kicking over mic stands on stage and singing so ... More >>