Way back in 1965, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and some hippie poet named Jim Morrison formed The Doors. The Doors would go on to become one of the most popular and iconic bands of the 60's. Mazarek's keyboard playing was a large part of what distinguished The Doors in the first place. Sadly, Mazarek p ... More >>
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. The way in which Dallas singer-songwriter Ronnie F ... More >>
At 72, keyboardist Ray Manzarek has just about done it all. Best known at the keyboardist for the Doors, Manzarek has stayed busy as a performer and producer for the past three decades. Joining forces with renowned slide guitarist Roy Rogers in 2008, the duo have recorded two critically acclaimed ... More >>
Saturday, October 29, at the Granada Theater
Photos by Patrick MichelsClint Black at Samuel Lynne Galleries last night.But for the name of the party at Samuel Lynne Galleries last night -- the Super Soiree -- you almost wouldn't know this was Super Bowl weekend. Tough to get away with a name like that any other time. But amid an otherwise e ... More >>
Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill is loud when the Stars are playing. Frankie's has a surprising balance of ladies and gents. Frankie's has Freedom Fries and a Freedom Dip sandwich on its menu. The first two are kinda cool, but had I realized the latter before deciding on GDD location, I probably wou ... More >>
The Dallas Video Festival has one agenda: showing everybody everything
It's a multiphonic spree
Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor
You can't hurry love, which was too bad for Motown's musicians
New cafe to take the place of Bistro K
Billboards show strange, but noble effort
Pegasus Theatre serves up a gay romp on the range
Jason Alexander shows us a winning coming-of-age tale through a keyhole
The sister cities finally split up for "Gallery Night"
"Groovy" Joe Poovey dies just as his Greatest Grooves are set for release
Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?
Palomino blows its wad on style, forgets food
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
Randy Erwin belatedly releases an astounding, varied work
From the bottom of the drawer come real gems and fool's gold of local music