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#FWMF Day 1 in Photos

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.  


#FWMF: The Airborne Toxic Event

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

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

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...


#FWMF: Lucinda Williams

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...


#FWMF: Jimmy Eat World

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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Weather Channel Bending To Joel Burns Storm

Jeff Prince
The Weather Channel has bowed to the viral weight of Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns after it crossed Twitter swords with him this week. The station is making changes based on the councilman’s complaints about the s...


Music Awards Are Here

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...


#FWMF: Uncle Lucius

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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Bless Yourself

Jeff Prince
My work email is always full of surprises, including a wide variety of press releases, sales pitches, and story ideas. One of this morning’s treasures comes from Kim Colwell of the Shambhalla Institute in Los Angeles (the...