^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
4

Cobra Starship, Boys Like Girls, All Time Low, We The Kings, The Maine and more

Surfacing in 2006 as part of the genius Snakes on a Plane marketing barrage, Cobra Starship bandleader Gabe Saporta (formerly of emo outfit Midtown) won the hearts of cult-film buffs and asymmetrically coifed teenyboppers with the flamboyant, deliberately hammy anthem "Bring It (Snakes on a Plane)."

Since, the band has enjoyed moderate success and mixed reviews, riding the increasingly thin line between pop-punk and plain old pop, pushing the "punk" element ever further from the equation with sugary melodies, sleazy synths and crunky beats. Think of it as club music for people too young to get into clubs—a demographic nailed down officially with Cobra's summer smash, "Good Girls Go Bad," which of course features Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester on guest vocals.

Joining the band on this bill are likeminded touring acts Boys Like Girls, All Time Low, We The Kings, The Maine, as well as local tween-scene favorites such as The Hit.

Info

Cobra Starship, Boys Like Girls, All Time Low, We The Kings, The Maine and more

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.