As the people who watched the 2013 MTV VMA's this year know (and that was a lot of people), pop star Katy Perry closed the award show with a debut performance of her newest single, "Roar." The single, which was officially release on August 12, has already topped the charts in the US and the UK. But ... More >>
Before Tuesday, which is when we'll be handing out the Observer music awards at House of Blues (with our emcee, comedian Paul Varghese, the Cannabinoids, Lucero and more), we'd like to present some GIFs. They're from photographer Catherine Downes, who was roaming the streets of Deep Ellum and captur ... More >>
We're taking over Deep Ellum on Saturday. Come along, will you?
It occurred to me recently that, within the DFW music scene, people really love to draw county lines. So what we were trying to illustrate with our 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees is that Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton aren't three separate entities, but rather one big music community that ... More >>
In the past few weeks, we've been getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, and nudging you to vote daily, all leading up to our November 10 showcase, which is currently packing 60 acts across eight stages in Deep Ellum. We've got the lineups, venues and times b ... More >>
Local singer Sarah Sellers first came to my attention via Dallas jazz institution Damon K. Clark. But beyond that shining recommendation, I had no idea she'd been a contestant on American Idol, or that she had a pretty hefty series of YouTube song covers out there, reinterpreting Adele and Lana Del ... More >>
See also: The Kessler's Melissa Hennings tends bar and shoots your favorite bands See also: KNON's Don O. knows the Dallas blues Damon K. Clark, co-musical director at Winspear Opera House, is changing lanes. He's sidelining what has been a pretty spirited performance career in local jazz and cho ... More >>
What with all this puppet-, 35 Conferette-, Wilco-, Starplex- and KXT-related excitement of late, we've let a few other noteworthy news items slip through the cracks. After the jump, we remedy that -- bullet-point style!