Around Fort Worth

Will Hunt in Rolling Stone

Anthony Mariani
Last year, we did a story about Fort Worth producer Will Hunt, who has worked with, among other artists, The Burning Hotels, Green River Ordinance, and The Polyphonic Spree, and who, as the story informs you, was working with E...


Fort Worth Music Co-Op Scores

Anthony Mariani
Last Sunday’s guitar drive and benefit show for the Fort Worth Music Co-Op could be understatedly qualified as a success. The nonprofit group exceeded its goal of raising about $2,000 for educational outreach programming by $...



SXSW Picks The Burning Hotels

Anthony Mariani
The Burning Hotels have been invited to play a SXSW -sanctioned showcase this year on Wed., March 17, at 1 a.m. at Jaime’s on Red River, bringing the grand total of Fort Worth bands selected to play sanctioned showcases in Au...


NPR Enters FW/Big D Fray

Jimmy Fowler
Many of us have long thought the ballyhooed rivalry between Fort Worth and Dallas is kind of – sorry, La Palin – retarded. For further proof, listen to today’s cute-as-a-migraine report on NPR’s “All Things Considered...



Another Bene for Great Tyrant’s Tommy Atkins

Anthony Mariani
In addition to a Fri., May 7, Lola’s-Sixth concert to benefit the family of recently deceased Great Tyrant bassist Tommy Atkins is a benefit concert on Sun., Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. at The Kessler Theater (1230 W. Davis St.) in Oa...


Mayor Mike’s Midnight Hallucination

dan.mcgraw
Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief gave his State of the City Address this week, and predictably everything is fairly wunnerful in Cowtown. He sucked up to the TCU football program, talked about job growth and better roads all the ...



Table Tennis at TxWesU

dan.mcgraw
If you need to get your sports fix on next week after the winter olympics wind down, head over to Texas Wesleyan University and watch the best table tennis players in the country compete. On March 4th and 5th, TWU is hosting th...


The Great Tyrant’s Tommy Atkins Bene Set

Anthony Mariani
A show to benefit the family of The Great Tyrant bassist Tommy Atkins will be held at Lola’s Saloon-Sixth (2736 W. 6th St. in the West 7th Street corridor, 817-966-0666) on Fri., May 7, and will feature three stellar Fort Wor...



FW Prosecutes Chad Gibson

Jimmy Fowler
In another boost to Fort Worth’s reputation, the city attorney’s office will prosecute Chad Gibson – the Rainbow Lounge patron who suffered a concussion during last summer’s botched and nationally condemned raid b...


Arts Lovers

Jimmy Fowler
A major theme in Circle Theatre’s current production of Michael Hollinger’s “Opus” – to be reviewed next week – is how romance can fuel, frustrate, and fuck up artistic creativity. In a much lighter and more frivolo...