This Saturday in Fort Worth at Dia de Los Toadies, on a line-up filled with promising talent and proven veterens, there may not be a band that represents the past while pointing to the future as vividly and dramatically as Pleasant Grove does. The five-piece, formed in late 1998 by Marcus Striplin ... More >>
It's hard to believe that Peter Murphy is touring behind his tenth studio album as a solo artist since his genre defining original band Bauhaus split up. I actually saw him quite a few times in the 90s'. Back then he would not play any songs from his old band. On one of those occasions a very young ... More >>
We decided to check back in with some of the people we interviewed this year for My First Show, and ask about favorite concerts, records, and most-wanted Christmas gifts. Bad Design's Steven Altuna takes the cake for best answer for a Christmas wish. What was the best show you saw this year? Evan ... 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 >>
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. This piece originally appeared in our May 10 issue ... More >>
Well, we made it through the madness. Many, many, many thank yous to everyone who attended last night's awards ceremony and/or Saturday's showcase. Both were shockingly well-attended, and both were, really, fun beyond our highest expectations.Also, real quick: A special shout-out to Observer mark ... More >>
Well, we did it. Just minutes ago, we reached 300 followers on Twitter for our @DOMATweets account. Which means, as promised, it's time to reveal the ballots.After the jump, feel free to peruse the ballot for your 2010 Dallas Observer Music Awards. And, in the comments, go to town on your thought ... More >>
Who knew tributes would be a Halloween thing? Also: the New Frontiers break up and Ricky Bobby returns
OK, so we have a pretty expansive definition of "local"
Enough with the turkeys, now for a little locally baked dessert
We love it when you call us Big Poppa
The lady behind Boca Tinta switches gears