Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Dallas

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List of Dallas bands, listed by their level of fame. This Dallas musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Dallas bands are included, as well as many Dallas musicians of underground status. This list of Dallas musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Dallas bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock Stephen Ray Vaughan, known as Stevie Ray Vaughan, was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In spite of a short-lived mainstream career spanning seven years, he is ...more

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Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, Lovato rose to prominence in the ...more

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Lisa Loeb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Lisa Loeb Rock music, Folk music, Country Lisa Anne Loeb is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She launched her career in 1994 with the song "Stay", which was included in the film Reality Bites. She was the first ...more

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Drowning Pool is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Drowning Pool Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge Drowning Pool is an American metal band, formed in Dallas, Texas in 1996. The band was named after the 1975 film of the same name. Since its formation, the band has consisted of guitarist C.J. ...more

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The D.O.C. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
The D.O.C. Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap Tracy Lynn Curry, primarily known by his stage name The D.O.C., is an American rapper from Dallas, Texas. In addition to a solo career, he was a member of the hip hop group Fila Fresh Crew, and ...more

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Dixie Chicks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Dixie Chicks Country pop, Pop music, Rock music Dixie Chicks is an American country music band which has also crossed over into other genres, including alternative country. The band is composed of founding members Martie Erwin Maguire and ...more

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Nichole Nordeman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Nichole Nordeman Christian music, Pop music, Rock music Nichole Ellyse Nordeman is an American contemporary Christian singer–songwriter.

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Ashlee Simpson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Ashlee Simpson Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music Ashley Nicolle Simpson Ross known by the stage name Ashlee Simpson, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. The younger sister of Jessica Simpson, she rose to prominence as a participant ...more

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Hellyeah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Hellyeah Nu metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal Hellyeah is an American heavy metal supergroup, consisting of Mudvayne lead vocalist Chad Gray, Nothingface guitarist Tom Maxwell, bass player Kyle Sanders and former Pantera and Damageplan ...more

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Vinnie Paul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Vinnie Paul Glam metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal Vincent Paul Abbott, also known as "Vinnie Paul" is an American professional drummer and producer who is best known for being a former member, and co-founder, of the heavy metal band ...more

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The Secret Machines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
The Secret Machines Space rock, New Prog, Alternative rock Secret Machines are a three-piece American alternative rock band. Originally from Dallas, Texas, before moving to New York City, they describe their musical style as space rock. The original ...more

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The Polyphonic Spree is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
The Polyphonic Spree Choral music, Pop music, Rock music The Polyphonic Spree is a choral rock band from Dallas, Texas that was formed in 2000 by Tim DeLaughter. The band's sound relies on a variety of vocal and instrumental color by featuring a ...more

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Damageplan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Damageplan Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal Damageplan was an American heavy metal band from Dallas, Texas that formed in 2003. Following the demise of their previous group Pantera, brothers Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul Abbott wanted ...more

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Roky Erickson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Roky Erickson Rock music, Garage rock, Outsider music Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson is an American singer, songwriter, harmonica player, and guitarist from Texas. He was a founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators and a pioneer of the ...more

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The Reverend Horton Heat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
The Reverend Horton Heat Psychobilly, Rock music, Rockabilly The Reverend Horton Heat is the stage name of American musician Jim Heath as well as the name of his Dallas, Texas-based psychobilly trio. Heath is a singer, songwriter and guitarist. One ...more

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Tevin Campbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Tevin Campbell Urban contemporary, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Tevin Jermod Campbell is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Born in Waxahachie, Texas, he displayed a passion for singing at a very early age, performing gospel in his local church. ...more

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Dusty Hill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Dusty Hill Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill is the bassist, keyboardist and co-vocalist with the American rock group ZZ Top.

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John Handy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
John Handy Jazz John Richard Handy III is an American jazz musician most commonly associated with the alto saxophone, although he also plays tenor and baritone saxophone, saxello, clarinet and oboe, and sings.

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Memphis May Fire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Memphis May Fire Metalcore, Post-hardcore, Southern rock Memphis May Fire is the self-titled first release by metalcore band Memphis May Fire. It was released on December 4, 2007 through Trustkill Records. This EP was the only official release by ...more

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Gene Hoglan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Gene Hoglan Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Deathcore Eugene "Gene" Victor Hoglan II is an American drummer. He is acclaimed for his creativity in drum arrangements, including use of odd devices for percussion effects and his trademark ...more

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Budd Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Budd Johnson Budd Johnson was an American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist who worked extensively with, among others, Ben Webster, Benny Goodman, Big Joe Turner, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke ...more

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Ben Kweller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Ben Kweller Thrash metal, Indie, Rock music Benjamin Lev "Ben" Kweller is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. A former member of Radish, Kweller has released five solo albums and appeared on several

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Larry Groce is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Larry Groce Folk music, Children's music, Country Larry Groce is an American singer-songwriter and radio host. Since 1983, Groce has served as the host and artistic director of Mountain Stage, a two-hour live music program produced by West ...more

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Todd Agnew is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Todd Agnew Christian music, Pop music, Rock music Todd Wilson Agnew is a contemporary Christian musician and songwriter.

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Tripping Daisy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Tripping Daisy Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Grunge Tripping Daisy was a neo psychedelic pop rock band that was formed in Dallas, Texas, USA by lead singer/guitarist Tim DeLaughter in 1990 along with Jeff Bouck, Wes Berggren and Mark Pirro.

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Bobby Bradford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Bobby Bradford Jazz Bobby Lee Bradford is an American jazz trumpeter, cornetist, bandleader, and composer. He is noted for his work with Ornette Coleman. In October 2009 Bradford became the second recipient of the ...more

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Gene Summers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Gene Summers Rock music, Rockabilly, Rock and roll Gene Summers is an American rock/rockabilly singer and entertainer. Some of his classic recordings include "School of Rock 'n Roll", "Straight Skirt", "Nervous", ...more

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116 Clique is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
116 Clique Hip hop music, Christian music, Christian hip hop The 116 Clique is an American Southern Christian hip hop collective from Dallas, Texas signed to Reach Records. It consists primarily of Reach Records artists, but contains artists from other ...more

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She Dick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
She Dick Synthpop, Electroclash She-Dick was an American electropop band fronted by a drag trio that was formed in Dallas, Texas in October 2006. The self-proclaimed "female detectives by day and pop-stars by night" ...more

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Old 97's is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Old 97's Country rock, Alternative country, Country The Old 97's are an alternative country band from Dallas, Texas. Formed in 1993, they have since released ten studio albums, two full extended plays, shared split duty on another, and have one ...more

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Rhett Miller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Rhett Miller Alternative country Stewart Ransom Miller II, better-known as Rhett Miller, is the lead singer of the alternative country band Old 97's and a successful solo musician. He graduated from St. Mark's School of Texas, ...more

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Ryan Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Ryan Cabrera Acoustic music, Pop rock Ryan Frank Cabrera is an American pop rock singer and musician. In 2004, Cabrera debuted with his single "On the Way Down", a top ten hit in the U.S., and album Take It All Away. He ...more

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Jon Randall is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Jon Randall Country Jon Randall Stewart is an American country music singer, songwriter and musician. Signed to RCA Records in 1995, he debuted that year with the album What You Don't Know. A second album for RCA, ...more

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David A. Martin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
David A. Martin Rockabilly, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll David A. Martin was a founding member and original bass player for the rock group Sam the Sham, and recorded all their early hits on MGM Records. Martin also co-wrote the group's #1 hit ...more

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Kyle Thomas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Kyle Thomas Thrash metal, Groove metal, Stoner rock

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Willie Hutch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Willie Hutch William McKinley Hutchison, better known as Willie Hutch, was an American singer, songwriter as well as a record producer and recording artist for the Motown record label during the 1970s and

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The Afters is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
The Afters Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music The Afters are a Christian pop rock band founded by Joshua Havens and Matt Fuqua. Havens and Fuqua first worked together in a Starbucks coffee shop in Mesquite, Texas, where they played for ...more

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the pAper chAse is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
the pAper chAse Noise rock, Alternative rock The Paper Chase was an alternative rock band formed in 1998 by producer/engineer John Congleton in Dallas, Texas, signed to Kill Rock Stars and Southern Records. Their Albums "God Bless ...more

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Donnie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Donnie Brooks Pop music, Rockabilly, Surf music Donnie Brooks, born John Dee Abohosh, was an American pop music singer. Brooks is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

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Tha Realest is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Tha Realest Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop, Southern hip hop Jevon Jones is an American rapper better known by his stage name Tha Realest, and formerly Tenkamenin The Vigilante. His debut album, Witness Tha Realest, was released on July 14, 2009, ...more

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Devourment is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Devourment Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind Devourment is an American death metal band from Dallas, Texas. Formed in 1995, the band has split up and reformed three times and Brad Fincher is the only original member. The current lineup is ...more

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Cedar Walton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Cedar Walton Jazz-funk, Hard bop Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. was an American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey's band before establishing a long career as a bandleader and composer. ...more

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Deryl Dodd is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Deryl Dodd Country Deryl Dwaine Dodd is an American Texas country music artist. Originally a regular on the Texas club circuit, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, soon finding work as a background vocalist and ...more

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Steve Holy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Steve Holy Country Steve Holy is an American country music singer. Signed to Curb Records since 1999, he has released three studio albums: 2000's Blue Moon, 2006's Brand New Girlfriend, and 2011's Love Don't Run. ...more

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Course of Empire is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Course of Empire Industrial music, Alternative rock, Alternative metal Course of Empire was an alternative / post-punk band based in Dallas, Texas.

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Tim DeLaughter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Tim DeLaughter Spiritual, Alternative rock Tim DeLaughter is an American singer and songwriter, known as the frontman for both Tripping Daisy and later The Polyphonic Spree.

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Lil' Wil is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Lil' Wil Lil' Wil is an American rapper, born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Dallas, Texas. In late 2007, he released the single "My Dougie", which charted on four Billboard singles ...more

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Hot Lips Page is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Hot Lips Page Jazz Oran Thaddeus Page was an American jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader born in Dallas, Texas, United States. He was better known as Hot Lips Page by the public, and Lips Page by his fellow ...more

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The Secret Handshake is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
The Secret Handshake Pop punk, Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop The Secret Handshake was the electronica/soul musical project of self-taught musician Luis Dubuc. Dubuc sings and plays all instruments on the band's studio albums, including guitar, ...more

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Mickey Raphael is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
Mickey Raphael Michael Siegfried "Mickey" Raphael is a professional harmonica player, best known for his work with Willie Nelson. He has recorded with Duane Eddy, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Leon ...more