Drake Actually Visited Drake University — But Everyone was Asleep!

DES MOINES, IA — Drake just proved, even when you’re a multi-platinum recording artist, people will still find a way to sleep on you. Just ask students at Drake University in Iowa. Since 2009, they’ve been running the “Bring Drake to Drake” campaign. Anticipation went into overdrive Tuesday since Drake was performing a concert just a few minutes from campus. Well, Drizzy showed up, but it was in the middle of the night when everyone was asleep! He took pictures with the […]

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The Importance of Family, Music to Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson

DALLAS — When it comes to rock bands, there are few that are more recognizable than Cheap Trick. They’ve been around for over 40 years, have released 17 albums, and were recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And one of the men who’s been there from the beginning is Cheap Trick’s bass player Tom Petersson. He’s lived his whole life for music. And when he decided to begin a family, little did Petersson know, music would […]

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Beats and Eats: Dallas’ Best Chefs and Musicians Under One Roof!

DALLAS —  Food and music are similar in a lot of ways. Both are created with artistry and passion. Both can bring a sense of nostalgia, a flashback to a distinct moment in time or a feeling you may have forgotten. So when the Granada Theater paired Chef Graham Dodds’ culinary chops alongside Charley Crockett’s pot of blues and Cajun jazz for the first annual Beats and Eats, it was a match made in heaven! “What we wanted to do […]

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Beats and Eats: Dallas’ Best Chefs and Musicians Under One Roof!

DALLAS —  Food and music are similar in a lot of ways. Both are created with artistry and passion. Both can bring a sense of nostalgia, a flashback to a distinct moment in time or a feeling you may have forgotten. So when the Granada Theater paired Chef Graham Dodds’ culinary chops alongside Charley Crockett’s pot of blues and Cajun jazz for the first annual Beats and Eats, it was a match made in heaven! “What we wanted to do […]

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Country Singer Has Ticket Scalpers Singing The Blues

DALLAS — Singer and songwriter Eric Church may be a country music star but he`s looking to get ticket scalpers singing the blues. Church is doing it by revamping the sales process where scalpers usually are first to hog most of the tickets. In an effort to get ahead of the game the singer has secured a larger amount of tickets than usual so that he can make them available to members of his fan club dubbed the Church Choir. […]

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How hip hop Violinist Damien Escobar Manages Success on a String

DALLAS — Whoever said hip hop and classical music don’t mix hasn’t heard of violinist Damien Escobar. The 27-year-old’s claim to fame is brilliantly stringing together the sounds of classical melodies and hip hop harmony. “I love so many different styles of music and right now is a really good time for music because music is on an innovative path,” Dame told NewsFix. After graduating from Julliard at the extremely young age of 13, Dame knew he had an early and bright future […]

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TravelFix: Ranking the Top Festivals in the World

WORLDWIDE — Traveling is supposed to be about letting loose and trying things you’ve never done before and there’s no better place to do that than at a party! In this edition of Travel Fix, Drew Binsky shares his experiences at some of the biggest festivals in the world! “I’ve actually attended several dozen music festivals all over the world,” says Drew. “I personally love electronic music so I’ve been to a lot of big electronic festivals but I’ve also been […]

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Local Fans Celebrate the Life of Mexican Music Icon Juan Gabriel

DALLAS – The death of Mexican music icon Juan Gabriel came as a shock to fans worldwide. The 66-year-old singer who sold more than a hundred million records passed away Sunday from natural causes. Since then there`s been an outpouring of support in memory of his life and music. On Wednesday, people gathered at the Mexican consulate in Dallas to remember the performer known as Mexico’s Elvis Presley. The crowd included his former manager Carlos Quintanilla. “He was a Liberace, […]

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Prince’s Paisley Park to be Opened to Public

CHANHASSEN, MN – Pretty soon being able to visit the home of a Rock n` Roll Hall of Famer will be as easy as a walk in a park, Paisley Park to be exact. Yep, Prince`s private estate and studio complex located in a Minneapolis suburb will be open to the public. In fact, the media spokesman for the estate will be the same company that handles media for Graceland, the home of the late Elvis Presley. It`s hoped that […]

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Prince’s Paisley Park to be Opened to Public

CHANHASSEN, MN – Pretty soon being able to visit the home of a Rock n` Roll Hall of Famer will be as easy as a walk in a park, Paisley Park to be exact. Yep, Prince`s private estate and studio complex located in a Minneapolis suburb will be open to the public. In fact, the media spokesman for the estate will be the same company that handles media for Graceland, the home of the late Elvis Presley. It`s hoped that […]

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