Wilson Pickett

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    Barrence Whitfield: "I Have Enough Energy to Move A Lot of People."

    Since the early 1980s, Barrence Whitfield & the Savages have been pummeling audiences across the globe with a fiery mix of R&B, soul, funk and rock. Known for his over the top stage presence, Whitfield enjoys turning concerts into physical therapy sessions. The recently issued Dig Thy Savage Soul is ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    The Ten Best Bands at ACL 2013

    BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA If you want to catch an act in the one and only tented stage at ACL, it's recommended to do it early in the day or towards the end of the weekend. It always seems to get pretty packed on Saturday when people realize they can escape the sun and hear some pretty good jams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    The 10 Most Mind-Blowing Live Acts In DFW

    Every day, thousands of bands play in every corner of the globe -- it takes a lot to stand out from the crowd. Here is a list of 10 DFW bands who you'll never forget seeing, according to the esteemed live music lovers at DC9 at Night. Our panel of experts on this particular one includes Jaime-Paul F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Dallas Museum of Art's Wendell Sneed On Art Blakey and Jazz In The Atrium

    See also: Jazz man Damon K. Clark on a living wage for musicians Wendell Sneed has toured with Wilson Pickett, Etta James, The Chi-Lites and played in Dallas funk band the Soul Seven, but more recently, he's been working with the Dallas Music of Art, and hosts Jazz in the Atrium, their long-runnin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Gary Myrick on Working With Stevie Ray Vaughan, Wilson Pickett and Big Audio Dynamite

    Born and raised in Dallas, Gary Myrick found his greatest success after moving to California and forming The Figures. In 1980, Gary Myrick & The Figures released a self-titled album that featured the new wave hit "She Talks in Stereo." The song, along with another Myrick original, ended up in the mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Ten Musicians' Ghosts That Still Stalk The Earth (And How To Dress Up As Them For Halloween)

    ​Now that the calendar has official turned to September and the back-to-school fervor is over, we've come upon that special time once again when big-box retailers to start rolling out their Halloween merchandise. Since we here at DC9 love Halloween, we think it's never too early to begin planning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Tonight, Tonight: KXT's One-Year Anniversary Party at Gilley's, Bobby Patterson at The Kessler, In This Moment at Trees and Traffic 911 Benefit at Dan's Silverleaf

    An interesting array of shows taking place around our area this Thursday evening. A celebration in one corner of town, some legendary soul at another, some inspired metal in yet another corner, and, up north, some impressive local acts working it for a worthy cause.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 29: DJ Fishr Pryce

    ​ DJ Fishr Pryce thrives off spontaneity -- and, as has been made clear in the past, he doesn't like to take himself too seriously."I'm not afraid to be goofy," he says. "And I think that makes me a little different [from other DJ's in town]." Fittingly, the experienced hip-hop DJ, who has been sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 8: Wanz Dover

    ​This week's DC9er presents readers and listeners with not one, but two very different mixes from seasoned area musician, dubstep producer and DJ, Mwanza Dover. And not by accident, either. Dover voraciously admits that there was no way he could "really make one mix that would make sense for what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Staff Trax: Wilson Pickett, Dom Kennedy, Yeasayer, Ash

    ​Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Gig Alert: Tommy Castro Tonight at The Granada

    ​Tonight's already got a pretty full plate of musical offerings with Megadeath at The Palladium, Metric at Gilley's and The Whigs at the Loft. Hell, one could attend all of those without walking 100 yards. But for those who's tastes are more traditional, bluesman Tommy Castro makes a stop at the ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009

    Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel

    Willie and the Wheel (Bismeaux Productions)

  • Music

    August 28, 2008

    Remembering Jerry Wexler

    A friend recalls the legendary record man

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Legendary Producer and Executive Jerry Wexler Dead at 91

    Jerry Wexler in 1979. (AP) Sad news today, as the AP reports that Jerry Wexler died at 3:45 a.m. this morning at the age of 91. The man who coined the term "Rhythm and Blues," he was a hugely influential partner at Atlantic in the 1950s and '60s. He produced Aretha Franklin's take on Otis Redding' ... More >>

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Bobby Patterson

    Soul Is My Music (Sundazed)

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    The (International) Noise Conspiracy

    Bigger Cages, Longer Chains (Epitaph/Burning Heart)

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best radio station

    Magic 102.1-FM "Jammin' Oldies"

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    California dreaming

    A new four-disc compilation attempts to give the West Coast East Side Sound its proper place in rock-and-roll history

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Soul brother No. 1

    Quiet! Do not disturb while Bobby Patterson is making love to a microphone on KKDA-AM

  • Music

    June 18, 1998

    The King's man

    "Jr. Boy" Jones played with them all--now, he plays for himself

  • Music

    October 9, 1997

    Goin' through them changes

    The slow healing of Buddy Miles

  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Soul survivor

    Four decades after his first record, Solomon Burke is still in the studio and in God's arms

  • Music

    February 6, 1997
  • News

    September 12, 1996
  • Music

    May 16, 1996

    He stole the soul

    Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli exposes his big Black heart

  • Music

    January 18, 1996

    T.C.B. or T.Y.A.

    Bobby Patterson, Dallas' great unsung soul singer, gets his Second chance

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Can he get an 'amen?'

    Al Green returns with his first all-secular album since 1977

  • Music

    May 18, 1995

    Gettin' the Shaft

    'Black Moses' emerges from the bulrushes with two albums and a broken heart

  • Music

    November 10, 1994

    Peace and happiness

    Ted Hawkins' music isn't about his difficult past, but his promising future