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.
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Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, at American Airlines Center, $48.50-$358.50
Get your outfits ready, Madonna is upon us. When she kicked off her world tour back in May, thus began her gigantic seven-month, 89-date trek through Europe before hitting North America, and she'll event ... More >>
Josh Pitts and Ben Piche were in the punk band Captain Incredible a ways back, and got so frustrated with the way their band was getting booked, they decided to concentrate on doing it themselves, hence their five-man outfit, Up To 11 Entertainment.
Pitts has performed with DFW notables Darstar, He ... More >>
Sure, most people wait until Thanksgiving to pull out the Christmas tree. But not The Polyphonic Spree. Tim DeLaughter's giant band has announced its ninth Holiday Extravaganza show. The show, which will feature The Spree along with a few other acts (including We're Not Dudes and Syncopated Ladie ... More >>
Curren$yLouisiana' Curren$y's been around for nearly a decade at this point, but it's only been in the last few years that the rapper really seen his stock rise. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that he's released more than 14 mixtapes since 2007? Probably. Anyway, he'll be coming to to ... More >>
Wild FlagWild Flag is something of a web phenomenon, gaining loads of notoriety before ever releasing any music. It helps, of course, that front-lady Carrie Brownstein and Wild Flag bandmate Janet Weiss were members of the legendary rock trio Sleater-Kinney. But now, with their new act, they're t ... More >>
Fort Worth, a city awash in sepia tones. We here at DC9 have heard the joke about how the arts and culture center of Dallas is called Fort Worth. It's a good one!But, much as we love Dallas, we've gotta admit: There's an almost preternatural amount of good music coming out of Cowtown these days. ... More >>
Kings Of LeonThe first time the Kings of Leon came to town, they played an intimate show at the Gypsy Tea Room. And what a different time that was: Critics referred to them as The Stokes of the South, and before long, Kings Of Leon found themselves as the opening act for Julian Casablancas & ... More >>
Secret shows are the stuff of legend. There was a certain Prince secret show at the Red Jacket in 2002, and the Old 97's occasionally perform under the name Rhomin' Hitchhikers. Now, it looks like Leg Sweeper, with the help of Parade of Flesh and Gorilla Groove, is jumping on the secret sho ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThe King Bucks at last year's Barefoot At The Belmont SeriesWe are standing on the brink of the summer season, and with the unbearable heat comes the obligatory summer outdoor live music series. The heat is inevitable, but the Belmont Hotel and the AT&T Performing Arts Center a ... More >>