^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
4

Good Friday: The Felons, Robert Gomez, Brent Best, Punk Bunny

Punk Bunny is a sex machine.

This Good Friday actually comes on Good Friday. What're the odds! (Answer: 1 in 52)

So...Happy Good Friday! (Is that appropriate? I'm Jewish and don't know these things.)

If you're gonna go out this weekend between tonight and Easter, here's our picks of the best of the bunch:

The Felons, The Push, Binary Sunrise, Douglas Woodlane 10 p.m., Saturday, March 22 at The Cavern

We wrote about The Felons in our paper last may, documenting our marvel at then-15-year-old wunderkind Fred Holston's bass keyboard parts. Well, he and the Felons are still kicking, and if you haven't had a chance to see them yet, here's your golden opportunity to experience their brand of semi-psychedelic ambient rock.

Robert Gomez, Sarah Jaffe 10 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at Dan's Silverleaf in Denton

Have you seen Robert Gomez? OK, I'll admit that I haven't yet, but the guy, just back from SXSW, has got some solid buzz going around town for his acoustic rock sounds. And he's been described to me as a Kramer-like character because he's got crazy hair and he's something like seven feet tall. Pair that with everyone's favorite local set of female pipes, Sarah Jaffe, and you've got yourself a show worth attending, my friends.

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

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

Brent Best 9 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studio in Denton 9 p.m., Sunday, March 23, at The Barley House

Brent Best is a busy man of late. After hitting South by Southwest with his full band, The Drams' front-man immediately booked a full weekend for his own solo act. He played the Double-Wide on Thursday night, and, if you missed that show, you can catch him either Saturday or Sunday nights. We've yet to see Best perform solo, but if it's anything like his Slobberbone or Drams efforts, you can expect some rockin' bar band-inspired alt-country tunes.

Punk Bunny, Dr. Mobutu, Sticky Buns and Friends 10 p.m., Sunday, March 23, at Hailey's in Denton

Punk Bunny's beats are pretty weak. Yet with their vulgar lyrics and partying reputations, Hailey's is bound to turn into a sexed-up rave on Sunday night. Head on up to the little d if that sounds like your style. Just be sure to bring protection. -- Pete Freedman

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.