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Dia de los Toadies Lineup Announced

ANTHONY MARIANI
This morning, The Toadies announced the complete lineup for their 7th Annual Dia de los Toadies, this one happening for the second year in a row in the band’s hometown of Fort Worth, specifically at Panther Island Pavilion on...


TANDY HILLS WILDFLOWERS (photo by Don Young)

Arlington Parks Director Lemuel Randolph Gets Early Thumbs Up

Jeff Prince
The new parks director in Arlington has already earned a fan, and none other than Fort Worth nature lover, environmental activist, and hellraiser-when-need-be  Don Young. Young read Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Shirley Jin...



TRINITY RIVER VISION SPOKESMAN MATT OLIVER (BACK LEFT) AND J.D. GRANGER (BACK RIGHT) AND GRANGER'S CHILDREN CHEER ON RUNNERS AT THE COWTOWN MARATHON EARLIER THIS YEAR.

Trinity River Vision’s J.D. Granger, Kids Hold Tacky Signs

Jeff Prince
A photo of Trinity River Vision executive director J.D. Granger standing beside children holding signs that say “I go nuts for runner’s [sic} butts" and "Will cheer for beer" is getting attention after local blogger...


SCOTT COPELAND (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Scott Copeland, RIDER CD Releases At Magnolia Motor Lounge

Jeff Prince
Two CD release parties this weekend will raise money for good causes. Scott Copeland is releasing 13 Songs I Wrote at 9 p.m. tonight (June 27)  at Magnolia Motor Lounge, 3005 Morton St.  Terry Rasor opens. Proceeds from CD ...



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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Scott Copeland will be all over town this weekend, starting Friday night at Magnolia Motor Lounge (3005 Morton St., 817-332-3344), where the rowdy country singer-songwriter and his crack band The Enablers will be preceded b...


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Fort Worth Vaqueros Ding Luis Suárez

Kristian Lin
I’ll have another World Cup post after USA’s game tomorrow, but this item is so good it deserves its own post. Fort Worth Vaqueros didn’t waste any time after Luis Suárez had yet another moment of madness dur...



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Music Awards Festival: That’s a Wrap

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thousands of folks braved the beautiful summer sun Sunday for our 12th Annual Music Awards Festival, including photographer Brian Hutson, who took these awesome snaps. Look for the names of the winners in next week’s pape...


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Ansel Elgort to Play Van Cliburn

Kristian Lin
I interrupt my World Cup blogging to bring you this juicy piece of Hollywood/classical music news: Ansel Elgort, the star of the current hit The Fault in Our Stars, has signed on to portray Van Cliburn in a film. The as-yet-unt...



THE LONGSHOTS (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival Storms Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Yesterday’s early rains brought down temperatures into the 70s and created a perfect day to showcase the area’s best bands. Thousands of music lovers (and World Cup soccer fans) attended the Fort Worth Weekly Music ...


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Music Awards Festival Survival Guide

ANTHONY MARIANI
Greetings. Welcome to your guide to Fort Worth Weekly’s 12th Annual Music Awards Festival (4-10 p.m. today/Sunday at eight venues in the West 7th Street corridor). To ensure your party is as awesome, safe, and non-annoying as...