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Beef’s Last Show

EDWARD BROWN
You’d never know it by looking at him, but Justin “Beef” Williams is very sick. A carbon dioxide leak at work in September left the 33-year-old frontman of Bomb Atomic with a severe stutter and myriad other physical probl...


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Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
        1.) Here. Watch this pile of crap. You could probably call Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club’s move to Thursday nights Must-Not-See TV, though the visuals at these events are technically movies. And,...



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Nobody Poor At Poor David’s Pub Thanks To James Michael Taylor

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s James Michael Taylor handed out $100 bills — six of them — last night at Poor David’s Pub in Dallas. Taylor earned $1,000 by winning the 27th Annual BW Stevenson Memorial Singer Songwriter C...


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Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) Is there a psilocybin mushroom equivalent for 4/20? If there is, Tidals should be a headliner at that day’s celebratory party. The Fort Worth duo’s ominous sample-based dub and the visuals that often accompany it are en...



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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...