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Prepare for this sight the next time the A's come to town, Rangers fans.

News Roundup: May 21, 2015

Kristian Lin
Wash Rejoins Rangers Rivals Former Texas Rangers’ manager Ron Washington has resurfaced with his old team, signing with the Oakland A’s as an instructor. He coached there for 11 years, during which the team rose to prominen...


ROBERT EARL KEEN'S HAPPY PRISONER ALBUM COVER

Robert Earl Keen Ponders Your Questions, Prepares For Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
Texas Music icon Robert Earl Keen Jr. has made almost 20 albums in his career, but none like his latest. He shares his love of bluegrass on Happy Prisoner, a tribute album of mostly traditional tunes. A friend of mine is a big ...



JT HODGES (photo courtesy JT Hodges website)

JT Hodges Gets People Magazine Love For Ray-Bans Song

Jeff Prince
People magazine recently spotlighted Fort Worth’s own JT Hodges on his inspiration for “Ray-Bans.” Hodges, now living in Nashville, took a cruise vacation with his wife, and one night in Cozumel she began danc...


Hey. This guy wants to play piano for you while you're jamming on the violin or oboe or whatever other classical instrument you've got. At The Live Oak.

Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) There’s this episode of Louie from last season where his Hungarian neighbor/girlfriend Amya duets (in a stairwell) on this beautiful violin piece with Jane, his youngest daughter. The scene really tugged at my heartstring...



Armadillo Creek is a newish "trashgrass" outfit from Le Fort.

Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) Head to the Stockyards tonight (Friday) and pull up a seat at Filthy McNasty’s for a night of folk and country courtesy of pickin’ prodigy Luke McGlathery and his band and Armadillo Creek, a newly formed “trashgrass...


FORT WORTH MUSICIAN AND FORMER "THE VOICE" CONTESTANT LUKE WADE (photo courtesy Facebook)

Contest Offers Studio Time, Appearance With Luke Wade

Jeff Prince
Hey singer-songwriters, get your pencil and paper and start pouring out your heart and soul. Greg White, owner of SG Studios in Fort Worth, is urging songwriters to send an acoustic and vocal demo via email to sgstudios@charter...



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Beef’s Last Show

EDWARD BROWN
You’d never know it by looking at him, but Justin “Beef” Williams is very sick. A carbon dioxide leak at work in September left the 33-year-old frontman of Bomb Atomic with a severe stutter and myriad other physical probl...


ape7

Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
        1.) Here. Watch this pile of crap. You could probably call Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club’s move to Thursday nights Must-Not-See TV, though the visuals at these events are technically movies. And,...



JAMES MICHAEL TAYLOR (photo by stacey hammons)

Nobody Poor At Poor David’s Pub Thanks To James Michael Taylor

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s James Michael Taylor handed out $100 bills — six of them — last night at Poor David’s Pub in Dallas. Taylor earned $1,000 by winning the 27th Annual BW Stevenson Memorial Singer Songwriter C...


tidals

Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) Is there a psilocybin mushroom equivalent for 4/20? If there is, Tidals should be a headliner at that day’s celebratory party. The Fort Worth duo’s ominous sample-based dub and the visuals that often accompany it are en...