Music
Grapevine HS

This Week in Hate Speech: Go Mustangs!

Kristian Lin
Sometimes, you need to behave like a virus to go viral. That’s the lesson provided to us this week by two white students at Grapevine High School, who recorded a rap song two years ago about lynching African-Americans, al...


WILLIE NELSON (courtesy Wikepedia)

Willie Nelson Abandons Cowtown For Austin

Jeff Prince
Willie Nelson has left behind more than a few women, and he’s abandoned quite a few cities as well. The dude gets around. But it’s always an honor when Nelson picks Fort Worth as the site of his annual July 4 Picnic...



Whitnye Raquel (courtesy of Whitnye's Facebook page)

Whitnye Raquel Is Figuring Out This Artist Thing

Jeff Prince
The cover story on wild and crazy singer-songwriters (“Music on the Edge,” Dec. 22, 2014) struggling to succeed in an overcrowded and underpaid music scene was supposed to include numerous profiles of local artists ...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) The Bomb Factory (2713 Canton St., 214-932-6501) celebrated its grand opening (reopening?) last night with a show by one of Dallas’ biggest musical exports, singer-songwriter Erykah Badu. On Saturday the sprawling Deep El...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) The biggest deal in town this weekend, especially for lovers of local music and indie-rock, is 35 Denton. The lineup is stout, loaded with some of the best bands in North Texas and ...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
All five shows are on Saturday. Four of them are in the Fort. Sucks to be a local music lover.       1.) Three generations of groundbreaking Fort Worth-bred (if not “-born”) bands will invade Three Links (270...



WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY PERFORMING AT SHIPPING & RECEIVING IN FORT WORTH IN OCTOBER (photo by Jeff Prince)

Willis Alan Ramsey THISCLOSE To Finishing Second LP?

Jeff Prince
The mysterious, legendary holy grail known as Willis Alan Ramsey’s second album is close to being finished, at least that’s what Ramsey and his soul mate, Alison, are saying. I hesitate to put that in a headline because Ram...


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Grammys: the STFU Version

MATT MABE
People really like to get worked up over award shows. Whether it’s the Oscars, the Grammys, or even the Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, people just enjoy losing their minds over these sorts of things. Watching shows like this...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) They’re not scenesters and they don’t party balls until the wee hours of the morning, but Burette and Gabrielle Douglas and their bandmates in The Cush, guitarist Josh Daugherty and drummer Todd Harwell (Doosu, Flickers...


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Free Parking At ‘ONCE Around The Square’ Event

Jeff Prince
Tonight’s a good one for listening to some fresh music downtown (before the cold front pushes through). Stumbling onto Once on cable television several years ago was momentous for me. I’d never heard of any of the actor...