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SCOTT COPELAND AND GIRLFRIEND CAROL PATE CHECK OUT A PROMOTIONAL T-SHIRT AT LAST NIGHT'S SCREENING OF "THE TEXAS MUSIC HOUR WITH BRAD HINES."

Stockyards Screening: Texas Music Hour

Jeff Prince
A truncated version of The Texas Music Hour With Brad Hines was shown last night at River Ranch in the Stockyards. Texas Music Hour is seeking a home on the small screen, and producer Rand Blair held a little party last night t...


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Whiskey Girl Saloon Nearing Opening

Anthony Mariani
Don’t let the initial C&W emphasis fool you. Whiskey Girl Saloon (2413 Ellis Ave.) will be open to music of all genres, promises co-owner Trent Debth, even though his Stockyards venue’s first month of operation, Decembe...



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Ghost Wolves at The Where House

Jimmy Fowler
A lot of people did their official Halloween partying this past weekend. But it seems a shame to let the holiday itself –– which inconveniently falls this year on a Wednesday –– pass without one more celebration. One of...


The staging of Britten's "Noye's Fludde" in Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom."

Benjamin Britten and “Moonrise Kingdom”

Kristian Lin
Benjamin Britten’s music is one of my specialties, as it happens, and it’s front and center for one of my favorite movies of the year, Moonrise Kingdom. I didn’t have space to address the way Wes Anderson’s film uses Br...



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Sheran Keyton is “Simply Etta”

Jimmy Fowler
Even by rock ‘n’ roll standards, the great Etta James, who died early this year at age 73, lived a life of meteoric highs and sewer crawling lows. Her terrific autobiography Rage To Survive overflows with tales of wealth ea...


Co-owner of Whiskey Girl Saloon, Trent Debth wants to bring indie-rock (and some country) to the Stockyards.

Whiskey Girl Saloon Opening Soon

ANTHONY MARIANI
Make room, Lola. There’s a new girl in town.   Joining Shipping & Receiving on the Southside and Arnetic on Race Street is Whiskey Girl Saloon (2413 Ellis Av), another new venue specializing in local, original music....



Quaker City will be one of several Fort Worth bands featured in the Chevy Music Showcase.

UPDATE Fort Worth Bands Shine on Chevy Series on Kimmel

ANTHONY MARIANI
Quaker City Night Hawks, The Hanna Barbarians, Holy Moly, Tejas Brothers, and KatsuK bassist D. Anson Brody will represent the Fort in the North Texas Chevy Music Showcase, a mini-documentary that will air every Wednesday and T...


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Live Oak to Work With Spune?

ANTHONY MARIANI
More changes are afoot at The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, the plush venue/bar/restaurant that recently opened on the Near Southside. A month ago, Live Oak owner Bill Smith hired Jamie Kinser, co-owner and co-founder of Bl...



River Phoenix stars in his last movie, Dark Blood, featuring music from Fort Worthian James Michael Taylor.

Local Artist Scores River Phoenix’s Last Movie

ANTHONY MARIANI
James Michael Taylor is not “going Hollywood,” as the old saying goes –– he’s much too cantankerous and outspoken for anyplace other than Fort Worth –– but his music might be.   A movie for which the blue-col...


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Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd Ready To Rock On Saturday

Jeff Prince
The bluesy teen-aged guitarist who stormed out of Shreveport two decades ago, got dubbed “the next Stevie Ray Vaughan,” scored a big hit with “Blue On Black” in 1997, and managed to stay relevant all the...