Category: Local Music

John Singer Sergeant

When Sir Earl Toon of Kool & the Gang, local musician and producer Salim Nourallah and singer-songwriter Sarah Jaffe stepped up the the microphone to sing for John Dufilho’s new band, John Singer Sergeant, we knew it would be nothing short of greatness.

The Hope Trust

The Hope Trust makes thinkers rock in Denton, Texas. Channeling a blend of Americana, timeless pop, and rock n roll that hooks lovers of Neil Finn (Crowded House), Wilco, and The Wallflowers, frontman Kelly Upshaw pens songs that steadily unfold, leading captive listeners through a field of sonic space. With his brother Michael on pedal… Read more »

Maren Morris

Fort Worth native Maren Morris has been making music for 4 years already — almost a quarter of her life. The 19-year-old singer/songwriter just released her second record All That It Takes, which has garnered comparisons to Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt. Maren also attended the first ever Grammy Camp, presented by the Recording Academy,… Read more »

The O's

The O’s – a Dallas duo consisting of Taylor Young and John Pedigo – came together after many years of performing in other area bands. The attraction was as simple as their mission: Write, record (and ultimately perform) songs; no plugs, no electrics, just music. Their debut record, “We Are The O’s,” has received critical… Read more »