Ronnie Heart

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    The Best North Texas Music Videos of 2014, So Far

    We're halfway done with 2014 and, before we know it, it will be time to bring in the New Year. (Okay, maybe that's a little premature. There's something like another five months of summer left first.) There have been plenty of exciting things happening for Dallas artists through the first half of th ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014
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    April 15, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas this Week, April 15-20

    There's a lot going on that you need to know about before we get hit with a weekend full of high holidays. Easter, 4/20 and Record Store Day are important and all, but that doesn't mean you should just stay in all week and wait. There's plenty of fun to be had in the meantime, with these 10 non-holi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    The 9 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, March 20-23

    This week there are a couple exciting pieces of local music news worth mentioning before I let y'all get out there and be great this weekend. First of all, the reopening of RBC is upon us. This Friday and Saturday the punks, metalheads and hardcore kids will return to their Deep Ellum home after sev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas this Week, March 3 - 9

    Festival season is upon us, and just because there's no 35 Denton this year doesn't mean things have slowed down for 2014. This week Untapped returns to Fort Worth, Three Links and Mad World Records will each celebrate their anniversaries with fests, and the inaugural ONE FEST will spend the weekend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    House of Plates and Cafe Momentum Teach Us the Bonding Power of Secrecy and Eating Rocks

    "The secret word is buenas tardes. Greet the two accordion players with that phrase outside the address and they will let you in. The dress code is all black." That and an address were the only instructions received the night before heading to House of Plate's collaboration with Cafe Momentum and C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    The 2013 DOMA Ceremony will Feature The Polyphonic Spree, The Cannabanoids and More

    It all comes down to this. We came up with 200 nominees for the 2013 Dallas Observer Music Awards. Over 2,000 of you have voted so far (though the polls are still open!), and this coming Tuesday, November 5, we'll announce the winners at House of Blues. The DOMA Ceremony should be a spectacle. You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    The 12 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, October 31-November 6

    Happy Halloween, ya freaks! Our favorite holiday is officially here, and boy are there a lot of different ways to celebrate this year. Throw on your costume tonight and catch a free copy of the latest Track Meet DJ Crew compilation, one of the best local rap bills of the year, or Swamp Dogg at the K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Son of Stan's Jordan Richardson and the Re-Making of a Rock 'n' Roll Dream

    The 50-foot limestone angels trumpeting from the façade of Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth face a trio of venues hidden from the outside world. Hyena's Comedy Night Club is down a grand staircase on the right. There's a smaller stage next to it. And on the left is Queen City Music Hall, which o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Marnie Stern, Glassjaw, Dirt Nasty and More Added to Index Fest Lineup

    Index Fest, which takes place in Deep Ellum on October 18 and 19, already announced three waves of bands, including Andrew Bird, Run the Jewels, Jason Isbell, Titus Andronicus and a ton of great North Texas bands. Today, they've sweetened the pot further with another batch of bands. This one inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    The Seven Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, August 8-14

    Whether you're in the mood to bounce around with the shiny, happy people of The Polyphonic Spree, or get your eardrums blasted by The Melvins' dual drummers this week has a little bit of everything for Dallas music fans. Saturday is especially packed with options for your ear holes: Denton indie roc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    The Fort Worth Weekly Music Showcase: Recap

    If you ever see Ice Eater, pay attention. Partly because the futuristic rock band puts on an incredibly dynamic live show - their relatively early show at Sunday's Fort Worth Weekly Music Showcase was the most well-received I saw all day. A Weekly staffer got onstage afterward and called it the best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Thirteen Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: May 9-15

    We've got some pretty awesome shows happening in your city this week, and you wanna know what else? Of the twelve concerts listed below, some of the musicians in these bands have be involved in some crazy antics, including the following: 1. Got his/her eye pissed into by a bat, and had to be tested ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    This Week's Best Concert Posters: A Sugar Skull, Nude Broad, and Homegrown After Party

    Talented artists are spreading their works of art all across the great city of Dallas through magnificent music flyers. Each week we'll spotlight our favorite poster picks for upcoming shows in the metroplex. Starting off the beginning of May is a Homegrown Fest After Party poster, with an all-seei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    The Six Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, December 31-January 3

    Big Freedia, Ynfynyt Scroll, Yeahdef, Ocelot Monday, December 31, at Dada, $18-$25 When Big Freedia, the "queen diva of bounce," was in town this past fall for Denton's Hot Wet Mess, audiences saw a whole lot of ass-shaking from her and her crew. She gives it her all, which is why you can expect her ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2012

    Skeleton Coast, Daniel Hart

    December 31 at The Where House

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Get To Know Your DOMAXXIII Nominees: Best Album, Best Electronic Act, Best Punk Act

    ​Welcome to our 2011 Dallas Observer Music Awards breakdown, wherein we'll use the weeks leading up to the DOMA showcases on Saturday, October 15 (which is also when voting ends), to explain the nominees in each category Today, we look at the nominees in the Best Album, Best Electron ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Neon Indian Guitarist Ronnie Gierhart Leaves Band, Starts New Ronnie Heart Project

    Ronnie Heart​Neon Indian, for all intents and purposes, has always been an Alan Palomo-helmed project -- at least in the studio. In live settings, however, Palomo's always relied on some help. Turns out, though, that he's lost a big part of his backing team this week. Neon Indian's flashy guitar p ... More >>