Coppell Student Media

One Direction provides electric atmosphere, bittersweet ending to summer at AT&T Stadium

One Direction provides electric atmosphere, bittersweet ending to summer at AT&T Stadium

August 25, 2014

By Tuulia Koponen Business/Public Relations Manager @tuulipia ARLINGTON - I am slightly hungry, my ears are ringing, my eyes are about to fall shut, my body has become sticky with dried up sweat and my makeup feels uncomfortably sticky as well. I am unfortunately reminded that it is 12:55 a.m. and that I need to be awake in six ho...

Gavin DeGraw empowers sold out Dallas crowd with rebellious attitude

Gavin DeGraw empowers sold out Dallas crowd with rebellious attitude

May 5, 2014

By Tuulia Koponen Staff Writer I may or may not be experiencing a case of post-concert depression as I sit here at my laptop, alarm clock hazily showing it is 11:46 p.m. and “Who’s Gonna Save Us” by Gavin Degraw playing softly on my iPod. If the feeling of complete numbness, exhaustion...

Foster the People transforms South Side Music Hall into atmospheric night club

Foster the People transforms South Side Music Hall into atmospheric night club

May 1, 2014

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer DALLAS - Band members Mark Foster, Jacob Fink and Mark Pontius seemed to have vanished after their release of "Pumped Up Kicks" in 2011, which oddly became a huge hit despite its vulgar lyrics. Returning to Dallas three years later, a night filled with psychedelic vi...

Musical Medley performers help “Make-A-Wish” come true

Musical Medley performers help “Make-A-Wish” come true

April 25, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Two hundred people for an audience was not a barrier for the Musical Medley concert performers. The performance consisted of a variety of acts from Bollywood to American music. The performance was held at Chinmaya Mission Chitrakoot in Irving. Performers varied...

Mind over Matter to captivate minds of fans

January 27, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer The release of Young the Giant’s sophomore album, Mind over Matter, was a highly anticipated event until Tuesday, when it was finally revealed to avid fans and indie band lovers worldwide. The band’s self-titled freshman album consisted of heavy vocals on le...

Applauze app to aid entertainment enthusiasts in event searches, ticket purchases

December 18, 2013

Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer With people increasingly interested in various means of entertainment, many students find it a hassle to find and keep up with local concerts, plays, sports events, and more. A good way to keep up with your favorite entertainment is the iOS app Applauze. The...

“It’s About Time”: Young the Giant takes stage in Dallas

“It’s About Time”: Young the Giant takes stage in Dallas

November 13, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Design Editor As we walked down Elm Street in the dark, we squinted our eyes, looking for our destination.  Eventually, we saw the small sign, faintly glowing ‘Three Links’, the location of the Young the Giant concert. Walking in, we saw that rather than it being a la...

You Me At Six kicks off tour in Dallas

You Me At Six kicks off tour in Dallas

October 7, 2013

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer On Sept. 27, students were eager for the Coppell vs. Allen football game. That is all anybody was talking about, but a few other people had something totally different playing in their mind. You Me At Six kicked off its tour in Dallas, bringing along the groups Condition...

Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco, Twenty One Pilots come together for the ultimate rock concert

Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco, Twenty One Pilots come together for the ultimate rock concert

October 3, 2013

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer GRAND PRAIRIE - A melangé of hard core rockers and hipsters flooded into the Verizon Theater on Sept. 26 to briefly be taken back to the era of great rock concerts. Attendees left feeling as if they had just seen the eminent Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones in a...

Dallas rocks out with alternative band Imagine Dragons

October 3, 2013

By Henriikka Niemi Staff Writer The red and black brick facade of the South Side Ballroom in Downtown Dallas greeted hundreds of enthusiastic concertgoers on Saturday for a night of good music. The first band to take the stage was relatively unheard of; Paper Route from Nashville, Tenn. Though some of its ori...

The Gentlemen of the Road tour does it again

The Gentlemen of the Road tour does it again

September 12, 2013

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer The Oklahoma heat was no obstacle when keeping people from coming all across the nation to the “Gentlemen of the Road” tour. All 30,000 people showed up to the small town of Guthrie, Okla. to enjoy a weekend filled with fun festivities, good food and a show featuring...

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....