1 month ago | Celebrities
When Joel Zimmerman’s, aka Deadmau5's, team of handlers offered an interview ahead of his Sept. 12 and 13 shows at South Side Ballroom, I thought “OK, fine.” A conversation with Deadmau5 seemed like fun, after all. He’s a talented musician and no-...
3 months ago | DFW Music News
Unlike their ant-snorting rock star predecessors, for Rufus Du Sol, the only acceptable vice is exercise. The band's on the road for their 25-date North America summer tour, and drummer James Hunt is strolling California’s Avila Beach. The sea bre...
3 months ago | Concerts
It’s a 2016 tour stop somewhere in Pennsylvania. Zach Deputy has the audience jiving to his one-man funk-jam show. Deputy plays the last tune, exits the stage, and an icon is standing there. It’s The Prime Minister of Funk, George Clinton, who say...
4 months ago | DFW Music News
Danny Tenaglia has a yellow sticky note on his refrigerator, “3 p.m. interview with Elvis from Dallas Observer.” A 3 o’clock call to Tenaglia is unanswered. A text from Tenaglia comes over about 45 minutes later, “Hey Elvis, so sorry, I’m just wak...
5 months ago | Concerts
Paul Oakenfold is a DJ with a purpose. There is a philanthropic component in many of his recent shows. His 2017 set at Mount Everest base camp benefited Himalayan Trust and Supporting Nepal’s Children, two efforts helping survivors of the 2015 Nep...
6 months ago | Concert Reviews
Channel 69’s Kyle Schember laughs at the memory of a time when an unknown boy band named Backstreet Boys opened for them in Miami in the ‘90s. “It was around 1995 during Winter Music Conference on South Beach and there were shows happening everywh...