Shabazz Palaces | TheeSatisfaction
May 2, 2013
I don't remember the exact moment that the concert turned into a party, which I suppose is a good sign, but it's how the night felt inside the warm belly of the Granada last night.
Before TheeSatisfaction, the crowd was thin, but it ... More >>
Over the weekend, Rebirth Brass Band packed out Oak Cliff's Kessler Theater in a sold out show. I arrived early, walking six blocks from Bishop Arts District to the historic venue, because it was a beautiful evening for a stroll in one of my favorite Dallas neighborhoods. On the way I pass a bar pat ... More >>
Editor: April showers, right? But a little water isn't stopping anyone, which is good because there are excellent shows happening this week. Including the blissfully strange Danny Brown, touring with beat master and unexpected meme star Baauer. -topic and his TeamFromNoWhere are throwing a party on ... More >>
Every year something happens that nearly prevents me from going to South by Southwest. This year was no different. A professional obligation on Thursday was threatening my travel plans, and I was considering giving it all up, joining in the chorus, of "It's too crowded," or whatever and staying in D ... More >>
This week's cover story chronicles the 11 day stretch in early March when Texas becomes the center of the music universe. There were festivals in Denton and Austin and Dallas and Grand Prairie and on and on. We were at a lot of them, and in case you find tons of blog posts presented in backward chro ... More >>
Although it may appear that many of your friends are at South by Southwest this weekend, battling crowds and struggling to find solutions to basic things like parking, eating and peeing, there is still much fun to be had on your own turf this weekend. This spring weather is a breeding ground for tou ... More >>
Editor: Erykah Badu played a birthday show last night at the Granada. Two of those in the sold-out crowd were DC9 at Night writers Vanessa Quilantan and Deb Doing Dallas, who set up camp on the balcony. Here is their report.
Deb Doing Dallas: Going to an Erykah Badu show in Dallas isn't only about ... More >>
It's a classic Valentine's Day dilema -- you've planned ahead, made the sweeping gestures, made eyes across a white tablecloth and now you're ready to express yourself with some good old fashioned parts-rubbing. Whatever you do, don't play any of these records.
Poster by Arma of Sour Grapes.
Sometimes a Sunday Funday just happens to you, but this week Oak Cliff's Studio 410 has your plans on lock, so you have do some planning ahead. And you'll be pleased because the afternoon includes fajitas.
Dustin Cavazos and Studio 410 are hosting a listening party ... More >>