Last week, we announced the Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees and everyone was really happy and no one complained at all.
The DOMAs, the big Dallas Observer-hosted music award show showcasing Dallas musicians, is the greatest party of the year, and we're back for the Dirty 30 (the 30th year). Dozens of bands will play in several venues throughout Deep Ellum and then a few days later, we give out the awards to those who made the biggest impression on us this year.
Right now tickets for the DOMA showcase — you know, that giant concert collection mentioned in the paragraph above — are $10. On Friday, Oct. 19, tickets go up to $15. Buy now. A general admission ticket gets you a wristband for access to Curtain Club, Club Dada's indoor and outdoor stage, Off the Record, Reno’s Chop Shop, Three Links and Trees.
Also on Friday, VIP tickets go from $34 to $44. VIP tickets include a showcase wristband for access to all participating venues, three drink tickets at a VIP private bar upstairs at Trees (private cash bar available after tickets are used), food, access to VIP restrooms and a DOMAs T-shirt.
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This is your chance to see Remy Reilly before she's selling out AT&T Stadium. Or Dalton Domino before he's winning ACM awards and thanking little ol' us. Buy a $10 or $34 ticket to be a part of history.
Here is a list of bands in alphabetical order who have so far committed to performing at the showcase:
Children of Indigo
Cure for Paranoia
Cut Throat Finches
Kirk Thurmond and the Millennials
Medicine Man Revival
Mozez Tha Great
Rosegarden Funeral Party
Steve James Trio
The Big Ass Brass Band
The Black Cassettes
The Gawd Almighties
The High Moons
They Say The Wind Made Them Crazy
Tin & Tonic
Wesley Jensen & The Penny Arcade
More will be announced. Get your tickets. NOW.