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An Apology, Holy Moly in WSJ, Music Awards After-Party

ANTHONY MARIANI
Lots to get to, but first I’d like to apologize for my/HearSay’s grossly insensitive column last week (“Panic Volcanic: Freak Fuzz”). I’m sorry for implying that female vocalists in hard rock and/or metal bands someho...


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Music Awards Festival 2013 in Pics

ANTHONY MARIANI AND BRANDON GREEN
We’ve been doing this Music Awards Festival thing for 11 years now, back before the term “festival” became a source of tired-head for everyone, and we’ve done a lot of partying, but none of us remembers an MAF flashing ...



The Texas Music-obsessed Dirty Shoes Band joined Keegan for a few tunes in Krakow.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route to Berlin

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...


Conductor Andres Franco had a blast at Concerts in the Garden Saturday.

Concerts in the Garden: Groovy, Man

EDWARD BROWN
Alright, I’m going to say it. The Woodstock-themed Concerts in the Garden last Saturday was groovy. It was a happenin’, far out, psychedelic show that hit all the right buttons. Concerts in the Garden has been going strong ...



Best acoustic/folk nominees Big City Folk play The Grotto at 10 p.m. as part of an MAF'13 after-party tonight.

MAFter-Parties Tonight

ANTHONY MARIANI
It’s the mooost wonderful tiiime of the yeeeaar. As part of Fort Worth Weekly’s 11th Annual Music Awards Festival 4-10 p.m. today (Sunday), 48 of some of the most progressive bands in town –– including Burning Hotels, Q...


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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Trieste, Italy

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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Chamber Music Society Gets New Director

Kristian Lin
Non-Cliburn-related classical music news: The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth recently announced that Gary Levinson will be their new artistic director. Levinson is a former current senior principal associate concertmaster ...


BARENAKED LADIES.

Free Tickets To See Barenaked Ladies

Jeff Prince
The Canadian rock group with the quirky songs and entertaining live shows is coming to Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, and you could see ‘em for free — if you can answer a question better than anyone else. The Bar...



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The Cliburn Has a Winner!

Kristian Lin
The awards ceremony started with a movie, a short film including footage of Van Cliburn’s triumph at the 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition and his aftermath as a public figure. It was set not to his performance of the Tchaikov...


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Blogging the Cliburn (Finals Day 4)

Kristian Lin
Last day of this competition! As always happens, the press room at the Cliburn is now filled to capacity. (In the first round, it was just a few diehards like me.) Three different Japanese journalists are seated around me at th...