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#FWMF Day 1 in Photos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thanks to Brian Hutson for these pics of some of last night’s performers, including Lucinda Williams, Billy F. Gibbons, Justin Townes Earle, Quaker City Night Hawks, Uncle Lucius, and Ray Wylie Hubbard.  


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#FWMF: The Airborne Toxic Event

JIMMY FOWLER
Mikel Jollett, the lead singer-guitarist-keyboardist for the L.A.-based orchestral rock band The Airborne Toxic Event, is accustomed to his arty quintet receiving comparisons to ambitious techno-pop purveyors like Arcade Fire a...



Dallas' Team is one non-local band to catch at #FWMF.

The Top 5 (Non-Local-ish) #FWMF Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth Music Festival is tonight (Friday) and tomorrow at Panther Island Pavilion (395 Purcey St., near downtown), and in addition to all the great headliners (Lucinda Williams, Jimmy Eat World, Billy F. Gibbons, The Airbor...


Jessi James and her band, Bethan, are back.

The Top 5 (Non-Local-ish) Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Where has Bethan been? Two years ago, Denton/Dallas singer-songwriter Jessi James collaborated with producer Roger Greenawalt (Ben Kweller, The Pierces) to put out a mesmerizing, theatrical-meets-indie-rock album, Chapter 1...



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#FWMF: Lucinda Williams

JIMMY FOWLER
One of the best ways to gauge the stylistic breadth of Lake Charles, LA native and singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is to chart her genre-hopping Grammy wins. Out of 15 nominations, Williams has scored in three different cate...


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#FWMF: Jimmy Eat World

JIMMY FOWLER
After more than two decades as a successful national band, the Arizona-based modern rock quartet Jimmy Eat World can say they beat the critics in one way: They outlived the dreaded label “emo.” Somehow, lead singer-songwrit...



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Music Awards Are Here

ANTHONY MARIANI
Beauty contest. Popularity contest. Homecoming king and queen. Whatever you want to call them, our annual Music Awards (and others like ours) are merely a celebration of local talent. The voting aspect exists purely for enterta...


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#FWMF: Uncle Lucius

EDWARD BROWN
If you’re intent on experiencing the rock outfit Uncle Lucius at a live show (and you should be), then your best bet is to search outside their home base of Austin. “We’re on the road every Wednesday through Sunday,” sa...



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The Top 5 (Non-Local-ish Shows)

ANTHONY MARIANI
Before we get to the touring acts, a word about the Fort. 1.) The Near Southside is the place to be tonight (Friday). At 7 p.m. at Magnolia Green Park (1100 Lipscomb St.), Dallas/Fort Worth indie-rockers The Orbans will headlin...


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Mother’s Day of the Dead

JIMMY FOWLER
If your mother is anything like my late mom was, the idea of a Mother’s Day Ghost Tour of notorious (alleged) Fort Worth hauntings would not only sound plausible, but actually preferable to more traditional, fancy-brunch-in-a...