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“Weekly” Music Festival This Sunday

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s your weekend homework assignment: Study the cover story on the nominees for the 2010 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, and then check out  Sunday’s (June 27) 13th Annual Weekly Music Awards Festival. From 4-10pm, 36 ...


More Scenes from Love Shack CD Release

Anthony Mariani
Thanks to local photog Mike Hollis. 33



Scenes from Last Night’s Love Shack Party

Anthony Mariani
Thanks to everyone who came to Love Shack So7 last night and made our annual Music Awards compilation CD release party such a rousing success. Thanks also to the folks who played, including Calhoun, Christian L. Williams, Luke ...


Zimmerman Responds to Ridglea Theater Concerns

Anthony Mariani
Council member Zim Zimmerman issued an e-mail regarding the pending sale of the Ridglea Theater property. “Over the past several days, the District 3 Office has received numerous phone calls and e-mails regarding the fate...



“Weekly” Awards CD at Love Shack

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight (Wednesday) 6-9pm, your beloved Weekly will celebrate the release of our 13th annual Music Awards Compilation CD at Love Shack So7, 817 Matisse St. in the new So7 development. We’re especially proud of this year’s ...


Ridglea Theater Statement

Anthony Mariani
In response to the news that Bank of America will be taking over the Ridglea, co-owner Wesley Hathaway released the following statement: FROM RIDGLEA THEATER: As you may have heard, the previous owner of the Ridglea Theater com...



Benefit Set for Toby Keith’s Ax-Man, 817′er Joey Floyd

Anthony Mariani
Toby Keith guitarist, native 817’er Joey Floyd, and wife Laurin lost everything they owned in the recent Nashville flood. Cowtown Bar and Grill (7108 Camp Bowie Blvd. West, 817-570-7910) is holding a benefit for them on Sun.,...


Gas Drilling Doc on HBO

Jimmy Fowler
If you thought “Barnett Shale” was a character on King of the Hill, then you obviously haven’t been keeping up with the Weekly’s longtime reporting on natural gas drilling in North Texas. Tonight (Monday) at 8pm, HBO wi...



Rahr Really is Better by Far

dan.mcgraw
Fort Worth’s Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. has won a lot of national and international beer awards in recent years, but the latest results from the American Homebrewers Association is the biggest haul Rahr has ever had. Zym...


Scenes from The Orbans’ CD Release

Anthony Mariani
Photog Mike Hollis was on hand for The Orbans’ CD release show on Friday at Lola’s Saloon, with openers the Quaker City Nighthawks, from Fort Worth, and Dallas’ The Roomsounds. The Orbans’ album, When We Were Wild, is a...