4

Did Local Rockers Greater Good Play The Democratic Convention? Like Just Now?

Is Greater Good performing for...the greater good? (Matt Cooper)

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

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

According to the band’s Myspace site, local retro rockers Greater Good (whose new CD, Shake Till I Let You Go, was reviewed in this past week's paper) supposedly played an event today that's associated with the Democratic Convention currently taking place in Denver.

“Yes it’s true, we are playing the National Democratic Convention,” reads an event entry on the band’s Myspace blog. “We have joined up to support an organization called IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America).”

The performance was set to take place at the Four Seasons Ballroom at the Denver Convention Center from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (or just a few minutes ago Central Time) and, get this, Michelle Obama was supposed to speak right before Greater Good took the stage!

No verification for this could be obtained from the band’s management, and neither the official convention page nor the host committee page lists the event in question. But if Greater Good did play the convention, congratulations all around. --Darryl Smyers

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.