Posts Tagged ‘music’

Arlington’s Frame4Frame Festival Returns With Focus on Diversity

Posted by Jewels Clark

A North Texas festival featuring film, art, and music is raising cultural awareness and appreciation for diversity and creativity for the second year.

The Frame4Frame Festival is sponsored by the Arlington Cultural Tourism Council, the Arlington Film Society, and the …

Take a Trip to Texas’ Future with The Edge of Texas This Fall

Posted by Chloe Bennett

In November, a two-day celebration of Texas’ future called The Edge of Texas will take place in downtown Dallas, and tickets have just gone on sale.

Produced by Texas Monthly and presented by VisitDallas, the inaugural event begins Nov. …

Dallas’ Zenu Seeks to Simplify, Modernize Event Booking

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Roy Vann knows how hard it is to book a concert in Dallas. The hip-hop artist had venues cancel or move the date, not to mention the back and forth emails it takes just to get anything done.

“It was …

Deep Ellum Music, Art Venue Readies for Summer Opening

Posted by Lance Murray

Work is beginning on a new music and art venue in Deep Ellum that will have two stages, a bar, and a food truck park.

Deep Ellum Art Co. is scheduled to open this summer, according to a report in …

Music Startup CommonEdits Gets $600K Seed Capital, Nears June Launch

Posted by Lance Murray

CommonEdits, the Dallas startup that created a drag-along license that helps music artists get a cut of each download of their songs, is ready for its North American product launch in June.

The launch is supported by $600,000 in seed …

Alt Philanthropy Gives Bands Free Pub, Helps Causes

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Two Dallas-Fort Worth area high school students are promoting up-and-coming bands while raising money for charity.

Caitlin Ferguson and Ramisha Sattar founded Alt Philanthropy where they interview alternative and independent bands, post the content to their website, and then sell …

SMU Profs Given Grants for Humanities Research

Posted by Heather Noel

Two Southern Methodist University professors were the only North Texans recently named recipients of National Endowment for the Humanities grants. 

Zachary Wallmark, assistant professor and chair of music history at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, received $25,200 to further …

Singer/Songwriter Nelly Furtado Records in Oak Cliff

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas is well known for the music created by a litany of home-grown artists including the late Stevie Ray Vaughan and his brother, Jimmy, Steve Miller, Boz Scaggs, Eryka Badu, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Annie Clark of St. Vincent, and scores …

Surround Sound’s Tech, Music Play to Your Senses

Posted by Heather Noel

Holographic dancers, sound-responsive art, 3D-mapping infused performances — Digital Dallas’ Surround Sound event Thursday used technology to invoke a range of senses in a unique musical experience. 

As attendees entered The Bomb Factory, they grabbed an illuminating smart LED …

FOCUS3D: Video Mapping, Music Collide at Surround Sound

Posted by Chantalle Palomo

Digital Dallas will be hosting its 50th event, Surround Sound, Wednesday night at The Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum.

It will be a music technology experience, unlike a typical concert where the band kills the lights and plays their …