• The Best Shows of SXSW
    March 20 at 10:38 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Amidst the backdrop of the recent bombings in Austin the talent and spirit of musicians reigned supreme. Quality Hip Hop, Blues, Country, and all genres of Rock were on display at every turn including an amazing beat battle by producers who took…

  • The Wild Streets of SXSW
    March 20 at 10:23 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Don't believe the skeptics...There is plenty of weird left in the veins of Austin and it was definitely on display this weekend. Here's what we captured in the streets at SXSW. Photos by Roderick Pullum

  • Flogging Molly Ignites South Side Ballroom
    March 12 at 10:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Old and new fans alike flocked to the South Side Ballroom on March 10, 2018 to watch veteran Celtic-punk band Flogging Molly perform one foot-stomper after another for the Observer’s annual St. Paddy’s concert. For one super-fan, the concert marked…


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  • Steve Aoki Brings the Rave to Bomb Factory
    March 2 at 3 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Steve Aoki's Kolony North American Tour touched down at The Bomb Factory Thursday Night. Rave and Rage were in abundance as Aoki brought along Desiigner, Grandtheft, Party Pupils and Bok Nero to electrify the sold out crowd. Photos by Roderick Pullum

  • Another Badu Birthday Over-the-Top Bash
    February 26 at 1:10 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Mos Def, Dave Chappelle, Dram, Bobby Sessions and Dead Prez were among the all-star cast assembled at the Bomb Factory for "Bless You Bruja" Another Erykah Badu Birthday. Photos by Roderick Pullum

  • St. Vincent Enlightens the Bomb Factory
    February 25 at 10:27 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    No band behind her, no equipment in sight, just a bare stage and an enormous talent.  Annie Clark's voice and guitar chops were more than enough to wow the sold out Bomb Factory.  "Uncle Tuck" and Aunt Patti" were a perfect opener. Photos by Mike…

  • EDM Duo Hippie Sabotage Brings the Beats
    February 24 at 2:52 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    The Bay Area, pro cannabis, sibling EDM duo Hippie Sabotage brought frenetic beat drops and sway inducing melodies to the Bomb Factory. The duo is currently on the Path Of Righteousness Tour, here's what we captured. Photos by Roderick Pullum

  • Swipe Mr. Right at the Three Links Dating Game
    February 21 at 2:25 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Three Links club in Deep Ellum ran an old school dating game on Sunday night. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Throbbing Hearts Meet at Spinster Records
    February 15 at 11:33 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Wednesday night Spinster Records held their 2nd Annual "214 Day Valentines Bash." Love was in the air along with good music, vinyl, and tattoo aficionados were on hand to enjoy all of the above. The ink was provided by tattoo artist Lucky, DJ Sober…

  • A Second Line for Fat Tuesday in Deep Ellum
    February 13 at 10:38 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    Ok, there was no beads, boobies or public drunkenness. But from the middle of the parade it sounded a lot like New Orleans. Walking through Deep Ellum with a big brass band is always a great way to kick off Fat Tuesday in Dallas. Photos by Mike…

  • Lovers Unite at the Bleeding Hearts Ball
    February 12 at 11:54 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Last night at The Church the Vampire Court of Dallas hosted The Bleeding Hearts Ball. A beautifully ghoulish precursor to traditional Valentine's Day celebrations. An array of entertainment was on display including magicians, aerial performance and…

  • Reliving Prom at the Double-Wide
    February 4 at 4:09 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    The colors, the music and the '80s fashion were on full display at the Double-Wide's '80s prom on Saturday.

  • Partying John Hughes Style in the Stoneleigh Penthouse
    January 21 at 9:45 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Friday night, Disco, TX threw its monthly theme party, and this time it celebrated the work of iconic '80s film director John Hughes. "Blake & Sober's Day Off" brought out plenty of eccentric attire and homages to Hughes, the '80s and teen…

  • Denton Celebrates the Birthday of Missing Drummer Joe Cripps
    January 9 at 12:34 a.m.

    The search is still on for Brave Combo drummer Joe Cripps, who went missing in October 2016. In his absence, Cripps' friends threw him a birthday party at Dan's Silverleaf in Denton on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Brave Combo, Brent Best, El Nuevo Mi Son,…

  • Lights All Night Part II: The Trenches
    January 2 at 10:51 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    When shooting major concerts, especially in the EDM world, it behooves you to venture deep into the thick of the crowd. That's where you'll find the most unique subjects. It's also where you can find large groups of friends who pooled resources and…

  • Lights All Night Part 1: All Access
    January 2 at 2:19 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    At any music festival the VIP section, backstage and the photography pit are highly sought after territory and Lights All Night is no exception. There's always an interesting rotation of characters. Some who are there with legitimate credentials…

  • Deep Ellum Welcomes 2018 to the Neighborhood
    January 1 at 9:16 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    Subfreezing temperatures kept the street crowds down, but inside the joints were jumping.  If you like a little music with your New Year's Eve, then maybe we saw you down in Deep Ellum.

  • The Unholy Resurrection of J&Js Ol' Dirty Basement
    December 24 at 8:06 p.m. by Ed Steele

    T'was Christmas eve eve, and all through the house not a creature was stirring except… musicians Lydia Low, Brandon Dowd, and Richard Haskins performing the first show in the newly re-opened J&J's ol' dirty basement in Denton. Ed Steele was there…

  • Day for Night Lights Up Texas for Third Year
    December 18 at 4:38 p.m. by Jack Gorman III

    Pouring rain Sunday night could not deter a soaked, electric crowd watching Nine Inch Nails close out the second annual Day For Night festival. Returning to a former post office compound in downtown Houston, the festival filled multiple stages with…

  • Gary Numan Blows Up Trees with a Savage Performance
    December 15 at 7:35 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    There is something special about seeing a big talent on a small stage, and that's what you got if you were at Trees last night.  A spectacular treat for the eyes and ears as Gary Numan rolled out his best music in years behind his new album Savage.…



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