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Dia De Los Toadies Announces First Bands

ANTHONY MARIANI
Local flavor stands to rule The Toadies’ 7th Annual Dia De Los Toadies. Dallas’ Old 97’s, Somebody’s Darling, and a reunited Pleasant Grove will join Fort Worth’s Quaker City Night Hawks and the festival’s namesake ...


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Fort Worthy Notes

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Since last week’s HearSay, a dozen more bands have been confirmed for Fort Worth Weekly’s 12th Annual Music Awards Festival (4-10 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at eight venues in the West 7th corridor, including Lola’s Saloon...



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It’s Hard Out There for a Gay Republican

JIMMY FOWLER
Sigh. For the umpteenth time, the Texas GOP has denied Republican LGBT groups the chance to set up info booths at the state party convention, which will happen next weekend here in Fort Worth. Memo to convention planners: Ignor...


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The Top 5 Touring Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) 97.1 The Eagle’s big show Sunday at Gexa Energy Pavilion (1818 1st St., Dallas, 214-421-1111) features a mess of touring metal acts, including Five Finger Death Punch, Steel Panther, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah (from Da...



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The Amon Carter Screens “Vertigo”

JIMMY FOWLER
It was never a secret that Alfred Hitchcock had a less than healthy fixation on many of the young, blond, beautiful actresses that he cast as his female leads. Nevertheless, Hitchcock’s reputation as a film professional has b...


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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) The Moz is in town. ’Nuff said. Among underground pop-rock legends, ones who never really cracked the mainstream, Morrissey has to be right up there with the greats (Lou Reed, Paul Westerberg, Alex Chilton). Are there sin...



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#FWMF Day 2 in Photos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Brian Hutson was on the scene again for the second and final day of the Fort Worth Music Festival, catching performances by Jimmy Eat World, The Airborne Toxic Event, Jackopierce, Aaron Behrens & The Midnight Stroll, Dale E...


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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...