Local techno DJs Maetrik and Alta spun at their own going-away party at Shade Tuesday night, July 14, before leaving for Spain to launch their Ellum record label. DJ Redeye hosted the party, and Wanza also played. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
The Observer hosted a party and photo shoot on July 7 at the Annex House, for all of this year's Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees. The bands posed for portraits and played short sets, while the kegger raged on into the night. Photos by Wheeler Sparks.
The Dub Assembly crew celebrated their three-year anniversary with trill Bass headlining at the Green Elephant Friday night, July 10. Mundo, Royal Highnuss and Thomas Allen opened. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
At Barcadia Friday night, Redeye spun patriotic songs (like the Team America: World Police anthem "America Fuck Yeah") over the crashing sounds of giant Jenga and Skee-ball. Later, Big J, Yeahdef and Tyrone Smiley rang in Independence Day at Suite Basement. Photos by Ray and Peter Lek.
The Vans Warped Tour stopped at the Superpages.com Center Sunday, July 5, for its annual celebration of skateboarding, summer and sunburns. Read more on DC9 in our show review, plus 10 lessons learned at the Warped Tour.
One week before it will welcome its first diners, Dallas' new Hard Rock Cafe hosted a walk-through press tour to get a look at Victory Park's newest dining spot and the rock memorabilia on the walls. All photos by Patrick Michels.
The 51st annual Sparkman Club Estates Parade drew families out into the midsummer heat, and pitted North Dallas neighborhood streets against one another in an epic float contest. All photos by Danny Hurley.