Crowd Control | October
October Theme | Terror
This month at Crowd Control, we're excited to announce Paul Slavens will be performing as our spotlight artist!
7:00-9:30pm | Open Mic
9:30-10:00pm | Spotlight Artist - Paul Slavens
J. Paul Slavens has been with KXT since its inception in 2009 but is a well known presence on the radio dial having previously hosted a Sunday night music show on KXT’s sister station KERA-FM since 2004. He brings to the program a diverse, seemingly random mix of styles, genres and time periods. He also conducts a live Blog during his show and makes listener suggestions a large part of the playlist.
Paul is also well known in the North Texas area for his work as a multi-instrumentalist with bands like Ten Hands, the Baptist Generals and The Travoltas. He also frequently performs an Improvisational Musical Comedy show and won the 2011 Dallas Observer Music Award for Best Jazz Act. In 2011 he released Alphabet Girls, an album of original songs.
Paul is also a composer, and his works have been performed at the Dallas Museum of Art, the McKinney Avenue Contemporary and numerous churches, campuses and schools around the area. Paul also works as a a commercial voice-over artist and actor with The Kim Dawson Agency.
Paul’s program has received Best of Dallas awards from the Dallas Observer in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and has been nominated every year since 2005 for Dallas Observer Music Awards .
He was also a member of the popular North Texas band, Ten Hands 1987-1995.