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More than a game

The Sidekick adviser Chase Wofford and his children Caroline and son John, attend the Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners game on July 30 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, marking their last time to see the Rangers play in the stadium. Like many Dallas-Fort Worth sports fans, the Wofford family was excited about games in the new air-conditioned Globe Life Field this season before sports were put on hold due to COVID-19. Photo courtesy Chase Wofford

Chase Wofford, The Sidekick adviser

May 7, 2020

Sitting in section 209 of the American Airlines Center on a warm spring evening in downtown Dallas, I watched the Mavericks take on the Denver Nuggets. I had little idea how life would change by the game’s end. I sat with my wife and teenage son, Sarah and John Wofford. I had accidentally left my...

Sam Smith, Imagine Dragons, Fall Out Boy and more; summer concerts you will not want to miss

Sam Smith, Imagine Dragons, Fall Out Boy and more; summer concerts you will not want to miss

May 29, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer @SloaneSamberson   Today marks one week until school is officially out, and with summer just around the corner, there are plenty of concerts in line for you attend.   Below I have listed the hottest concerts that are coming to the Dallas/Fort Worth...

Justin Timberlake delivers 20/20 experience to Dallas fans

Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids performing

December 6, 2013

By Stephanie Alexander Entertainment Editor A voice I have heard and loved since I was a toddler, I finally got to see in person. Something that has been on my concert bucket list since his musical hiatus, I saw Justin Timberlake. Performed is an understatement. The multiple threat pop star and...

Rihanna shines bright at American Airlines Center

Rihanna shines bright at American Airlines Center

November 12, 2013

By Stephanie Alexander Entertainment Editor I saw a goddess in the corner of my eye going towards the stage in a long black cape and I didn’t think anything of it until when the lights went low, “Mother Mary” was beginning to fill the American Airlines Center, and I saw the black cape goddess...

Rihanna cancels on Dallas fans due to illness

April 17, 2013

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer Instead of getting a fabulous concert review on one of my highly anticipated concerts, I am sad to say that Rihanna canceled her Dallas show that was planned for Tuesday the 16. This is now the fourth show so far on her Diamonds world tour that she has had to cancel....

Once in a lifetime experiences only short drive away

April 4, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to walk into a rainforest under a waterfall?  Have you ever wanted to dance to your favorite band while they perform live?  While these exciting opportunities may seem across far-fetched and hours away, they are actually closer than you think. Although...

Maroon 5 impresses sold out crowd

The stage takes on the appearance of a stereo as the band performs

March 27, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer The sound of the crowd was deafening in the dark room as the scratching of a phone line reverberated throughout the American Airlines Center, signaling the beginning of “Payphone.”  Suddenly, the lights went on as Maroon 5 began its performance.  Lasers f...

Lady Gaga embraces little monsters of Dallas

Lady Gaga embraces little monsters of Dallas

January 31, 2013

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer All the little monsters of the Metroplex were united at the American Airlines Center for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball on Jan. 29. The heavy rain didn’t stop the dedicated fans from camping out the night before at the venue. However, the weather and traffic prevented me from catching...

Lady Gaga takes Dallas to the edge of glory

January 29, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor From her elaborate costumes to her extravagant theatrics, pop artist Lady Gaga always puts on an unforgettable show. Tonight, Jan. 29, the "Mother Monster" herself will be performing live at the American Airlines Center in Dallas for the next stop on her 2013 Born...

Red Hot Chili Peppers take care of business

Red Hot Chili Peppers take care of business

October 3, 2012

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer The Red Hot Chili Peppers are a band that can appeal to almost all ages since they've been around since 1983 and are still making new music to this day. August of 2011, the Chili Peppers released their album "I'm With You" and were planning on having a full world...

Two concerts to be held in Dallas this weekend

February 10, 2012

By Christina BurkeStaff Writer For all the music lovers out there, this weekend holds some unique opportunities. Tonight, Feb. 10, the Rock and Worship Road Show is back in Dallas. Held at the American Airlines center, this is a Christian concert and will be featuring MercyMe, Tenth Avenue Nor...