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Jane Austen vs. Kelly Clarkson: Celebrity Grudge Match

JIMMY FOWLER
Somebody needs to tell Burleson native Kelly Clarkson that she’s not acting like a pop star. First off, she apparently reads. Literature. For fun. It was her appreciation of British author Jane Austen that led her to purchase...


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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Barcelona

Keegan McInroe
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...



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Fort Worth Opera Star on “America’s Got Talent”

Kristian Lin
A once and future leading man for Fort Worth Opera just boosted his Q rating by appearing on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Sean Panikkar recently joined the all-tenor group Forte Opera Trio as a replacement for Hana R...


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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Rudolstadt

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...



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Indie-Music Fests Fill Fort Worth this Fall

ANTHONY MARIANI
Look at Fort Worth. Gettin’ all festival-y this fall, with not one but two huge events landing on our not-so-sandy shores, and that’s not counting Fort Worth Rock Assembly (Fri.-Sun., Sept. 6-8, at J&J’s Blues Bar) an...


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Fort Worth Guitar Show This Weekend

Jeff Prince
You’ve got the look, the swagger, the charisma, the edge. You’re just one guitar away from being a rock star. And an amplifier, cord, strap, pick, etc. You can get the whole package and more at the 12th Annual Fort ...



Fort Worthians Daniel Payne (left) and the author entertain the Euro masses.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: Leaving Riga

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


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Whatchoo Talking ‘Bout, Brian Forella?

Jeff Prince
Facebooker Tom Gostkowski used a photo of Lola’s Saloon owner Brian Forella that appeared in my music awards blog, placed a bubble caption on it, and challenged folks to add the perfect dialogue. Gostkowski suggests you p...



The Panthys await their owners.

Music Awards Winners!

ANTHONY MARIANI
Queen City Music Hall seats about 900 comfortably, and for last night’s Panthy Awards, the newly opened downtown venue was about 75 percent full with nominees in the Weekly’s 16th Annual Music Awards and guests. We received...


FORMER AMERICAN IDOL FINALIST CASEY JAMES SAID HIS PANTHY WAS THE FIRST AWARD HE'D EVER WON.

Casey James, Hanna Barbarians Among Those Honored At Panthys

Jeff Prince
The culmination of Fort Worth Weekly‘s annual music awards is “The Panthys” ceremony held last night at Queen City Music Hall. Now in its 16th year, the music awards ceremony draws a big crowd of local musicia...