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Morrissey

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...


ZEBRA MUSSEL COLONY (photo courtesy Wikipedia)

Texas Wages All-Out War On Zebra Mussels

Jeff Prince
State officials are telling boaters to start draining their vessels before and after every outing. Texas is trying to prevent the Invasion of the Zebra Mussel. Those little shelled devils are like junior X-Men, tough to beat. B...



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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...


CHRISTOPHER LIVESAY (courtesy Bank of America)

Fort Worth Army Vet To Get Keys To New Home

Jeff Prince
U.S. Army veteran Christopher Livesay will receive the keys to a mortgage-free house tomorrow in Fort Worth to honor his service overseas. His brother, Jerry Livesay, received a house of his own in Killeen last week. The homes ...



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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...