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Spencer Myer plays at the Modern this Sunday.

Pre-Cliburn Concert This Sunday

Kristian Lin
If you’re gearing up for the Cliburn later this month, you can get a small taste of it this Sunday afternoon at the Modern Art Museum. Spencer Myer, who competed at the Cliburn four years ago (and made a fan out of me), w...


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Dia De Los Toadies: Local Flavor

ANTHONY MARIANI
Good job, Toadies. For the 6th Annual Dia De Los Toadies –– Friday, Sept. 13-Saturday, Sept. 14 at Panther Island Pavilion near downtown Fort Worth –– frontman Vaden Todd Lewis and company have begun building a lineup i...



BILLY BOB BARNETT GETS AN EARFUL FROM THE OL' POSSUM HIMSELF, GEORGE JONES. (photo courtesy of Barnett)

George Jones (Greatest Country Singer Since Hank Williams) Dead At 81

Jeff Prince
He’ll be “No Show Jones” forevermore — George Jones died today. Early in his career, Jones tried to sing like his idol Hank Williams. I once had a cassette of early Jones material and he practically mimi...


Local Music Videos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Southern Train Gypsy rocks terrifically hard. Kickass song. Great visuals, proving the band has a sense of humor –– more hardcore acts could stand to lighten up a little. “The Healing” is off the band’s sophomore albu...



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National Record Store Day

JIMMY FOWLER
You’ve probably heard that tomorrow (Saturday April 20) is national Damn We Sure Love Weed Day, or whatever the official title of the unofficial 4/20 holiday is. But did you also know that it’s National Record Store Day? Ch...


Whiskey Folk Ramblers headline our next Friday on the Green, May 10.

2013 Friday on the Green Lineup

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thousands of music lovers piled into Magnolia Green Park on the Near Southside last Friday for the first edition of Friday on the Green, a free seasonal outdoor concert series put on by Fort Worth South Inc. and your friends he...



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Atlantic Records Signs The Unlikely Candidates

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth indie-rockers The Unlikely Candidates have signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. “It’s pretty exciting,” said frontman Kyle Morris. The quintet got noticed this past March at South By Southwest, pl...


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St. Patrick’s Day Madness in Pictures

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thanks to local photographer Matt Martin for these great pics. And reports indicate that nearly $4,000 was raised for BrothersKeepers, a nonprofit for wounded U.S. veterans that gave away a Harley to some lucky winner. Thanks t...



"HI AND WELCOME TO WHITE ELEPHANT SALOON!" (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Green Light Pistol And Shawn Fussell Battle It Out

Jeff Prince
You know it’s a party when Bob Camillone walks in the door. He’s a honcho at Forty Creek Whiskey Distillery and the first thing he did upon entering White Elephant Saloon last night was to buy a round of the amber c...


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Jacques Marquis Is Cliburn’s New CEO, Prez

Kristian Lin
Breaking news from the Van Cliburn Foundation: Jacques Marquis has had the “interim” tag removed from his position there and been named the president and CEO of that organization. When I interviewed Marquis for the ...