David Fletcher writes about music, arts and culture for the Dallas Observer. You can usually find him at a show in Deep Ellum whether he's writing about it or not. A punk scholar and local music enthusiast, David focuses his attention on the artists screaming in the margins of Dallas' music scene.
17 days ago | Concerts
This St. Patrick's Day, you're going to want to make your way up to Denton (where there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus) because you have got to see this. Djunah (pronounced JUNE-uh) is a female-lead, two-person noise rock band from Chic...
21 days ago | Concerts
Just yesterday I got a call from a dear friend of mine who had just walked out of her Planned Parenthood appointment in exasperation. She didn't have the cash to cover a routine wellness check with the tips she makes as a server, and the clinic lo...
22 days ago | Concerts
It’s a Tuesday night like any other Tuesday night, and just like any other Tuesday night you can hear CoLab, a band that offers a Tuesday night that you can't experience anywhere else in this city. There’s never a cover to keep anyone from walking...
29 days ago | DFW Music News
It was Dec. 4, 2018, when the one-man show that is King Camel's Jeffrey Brown took to the Canton Hall stage to accept the Dallas Observer Music Award for Best Talent Buyer, hoisting his trophy in the air and telling the cheering audience, "We fuck...
1 month ago | Concerts
On Friday, March 13, Gas Monkey Live will host something they are calling "Freakers Small," an event that will host seven bands, five of them tribute bands and three featuring one man, Paragraph Taylor, whose tendency to ... embellish ... his word...
1 month ago | Concert Reviews
Dallas, we have a problem. Portland’s genre-smashing, horn-driven intergalactic glam performance band Lovebomb Go-Go landed at Three Links in Deep Ellum on Wednesday in the middle of a cold, wet February night to give us a nova blast of sound befo...