Hope you all had a safe Fourth of July! 💥
Girls Rock Dallas offers music instruction, as well as, a variety of life-skill workshops in an all-female oriented atmosphere to girls ages 8-17 in the Dallas area.
Girls Rock Dallas offers music instruction as well as a variety of life-skill workshops in an all-female and non-binary oriented atmosphere. Our primary goal is to empower girls and gender expansive youth through music education and creativity in a safe community, cultivating higher self-esteem and confidence.
Hope you all had a safe Fourth of July! 💥
45 Years Ago In Dallas, Tina Turner Left Ike. | Central Track
On July 4, 1976, Tina Turner Left Her Abusive Husband Ike At Downtown Dallas' Statler Hotel And Found Refuge At The Lorenzo Hotel Across The Highway.
Tips for recording great masters! 🎶
Whether it’s switching microphones or switching off reverb, one thing I try to do is avoid using the same recording mechanics from song to song. This is particularly true of mixing—if the tendency is to have nearly identical ingredients in the same spot on every track, your album is likely to…...
#FreeBritney Is Damn Right
The law has failed Britney Spears and likely many others—young, old, often female. Now it’s time to change it.
It could be YOU!
The Dallas Observer is looking for a music and culture intern. Now, before you think about how internships mean you have to fetch coffee and face the icy cold bitchery of editors when you get the order wrong — and do all of this for free — know this: We are sunny-warm...
Daddy's Home‼️ We're thrilled to present St. Vincent at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory October 2. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 25, at 10am CST and can be purchased here: https://buff.ly/3zHuCMM
Where would you want to live? Visit?
In Sweden, a country close to achieving gender parity, 46% of people consider themselves feminists
Photos from KXT's post
Title IX Protections Extend to Transgender Students, Education Dept. Says
Using a Supreme Court ruling as its guide, the department issued guidance that discrimination against gay and transgender students was prohibited under the 1972 law.
Dear GRD Community,
Due to internal shifts and growth, we will not be having camp this year but stay tuned for some super exciting announcements! In the meantime, check out other local summer opportunities with Swan Strings and Kamica King and have a rockin’ summer!
What song from your childhood makes you think of summertime? Tell us or link it in the comments! ☀️🎶😎
Throughout the pandemic, hundreds — and in some places, thousands — gathered daily in North Texas without regard for social distancing.
Even the best performers take the time practice. Got a round coming up? Jump in front of the mirror and practice your performing skills!
#songwriting #songwriters #songs #performanceskills #writerrounds #shows #music #NSAI
Mark your calendars for this year’s Juneteenth Festival at Fair Park next Saturday! The inaugural #Juneteenth celebration features a march and a festival featuring a Negro League Baseball exhibit, a health, beauty & wellness expo, musical performances and other activities! All programs and activities are FREE and open to the public! Catch a performance from our DSM HSMTA students around noon and be sure to swing by our booth to say HI!
#Juneteeth #dallas #texas #fairpark #dsm
Experts say a focus on minority groups in education would give us a better knowledge of our society.
Break the rules!
Here are five poisonous rules you're bound to hear at some point in your music career that are made to be broken... Have fun with them!
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This week, a North Texas valedictorian's commencement speech went viral.
How do I make sure I use the right pronouns for someone? And what if I mess up? Language can change quickly. Here's a guide to talking gender in its beautiful complexity.
Repetition = ear worms! 🐛 👂🏻 🎶
If we were collaborating on a song and I suggested that one particular line of lyric – and the melody that accompanies it – be repeated eighteen times, would you think that would be entirely too repetitive to be successful? How about if, in the same song, I insisted that an…
The Linda Lindas, a punk group made up of Asian and Latinx teen and pre-teens, went viral this week after a performance of their song "Racist, Sexist Boy" was posted by the Los Angeles Public Library.
What a week to see a show! Singer-songwriters dominate our list this week as we patiently wait for big-name acts to make their return to North Texas.
Demi Lovato Announced They Identify As Non-Binary
Bey had previously opened up about meeting the Queen of Tejano Music.
Billie Eilish Called Out A Super Sexist, Creepy Headline About Her On Her Instagram Story
Calling all North Texas music lovers!
What makes you feel connected to the local arts and music community? We want to hear from you. Your answers will inform future coverage of arts, music, and culture in North Texas.
Take the survey here: http://bit.ly/artstxsurvey
In honor of Mother's Day this weekend, we've put together a Texas country/Americana/singer-songwriter salute to all the mamas who made us, love us, teach us, and keep us in check ... or at least try to. Listen to the playlist here: https://bit.ly/3b6fcac
Who’s tried it?!
Your Facebook menu will be getting a lot more crowded. New audio tools and monetization for creators — lamely called "Soundbites" — will be available soon through Facebook and Messenger. Like the copycats social media platforms Facebook and Twitter are known to be, (first Snapchat-style stories,...
Missy’s words resonated with Terance, her engineer, who also goes by the name of Cool-T.
Sesame Workshop Is Expanding Racial Justice Content With the Help of 2 New Black Muppets
The nonprofit has long prioritized diversity, but plans to feature explicit conversations about race to help children learn about different identities.
Joining the coveted ranks of Dallas artists who have gone viral on TikTok is singer Christi Lux. Her catchy new song “BEBE” has TikTokkers busting Latin-inspired moves to the reggaeton jam. While “BEBE” sounds like a love song, Lux insists that it is more about a feeling than it is...
My Daughter Is Trans. I’m Done Debating Whether She Has a Right to Exist
“It is agonizing to watch my daughter be exposed to so much hate and cruelty.”
Do you typically create your lyrics first or your melody first?? 📝🎶
Hit songwriter Marty Dodson gives three melody hacks for lyricist songwriters that will take your songwriting to the next level.
Seriously though, location is key 🔑 🎶
For the vast majority of us who don’t reside in a soundproof living space, those increasingly spiffy effects samples that come included in most recording packages these days have been a godsend, allowing us to get professional tone out of a pint-sized box. So seductive are some of these plugins an...
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Wanna help Girls Rock Dallas?? We need all kinds of volunteers: musicians, artists, PR, sponsorships, donations, teachers, counselors, videographers, screen-printers, instrument maintenance & repair, printing services, graphic designers, IT services, catering services, bookkeeping, legal, and marketing. We are also looking for a location in the Dallas area, and musical equipment. For volunteer info, please contact Amanda Norfleet: [email protected] For fundraising info, please contact Jules Bridges: [email protected] For all other inquiries, please contact Rachel Hardy: [email protected]
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