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Curtain call featuring (from left to night) Buddy Brae, Corrie Donovan, Cecily Gordon, Chrisian Bester, Ricky Ian Gordon, Colleen Mallette, Jenna Meador, Amy Stewart, Alison Whitehurst, and Anthony Fortino

Beautiful Festival of American Song

EDWARD BROWN
America has left an indelible mark on the world of vocal music, thanks in no small part to composers like George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, among others. The American song genre can be difficult to define, though, since it pul...


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Ricky Ian Gordon: An Introduction

Kristian Lin
I wrote about Ricky Ian Gordon in the Night & Day page this week, but I didn’t really have the space to give much of a sense of what his music is about for those who are new to him. I figured I would use YouTube clips...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) At the bar the other night, Telegraph Canyon frontman Chris Johnson was celebrating his band’s last day in the studio. The follow-up to 2009’s The Tide and The Current (seems like decades ago, right?) should be out earl...


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Fort Worth Guitar Show Turns 13

Jeff Prince
Before you become a rock star and spend the remainder of your short life in a drug- and sex-fueled whirlwind, you’ll need a  good guitar. This weekend you’ll have hundreds of axes to choose from, new or used, cheap...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) So Denton singer-songwriter Jessie Frye is attractive, and she’s not afraid to flaunt her sex appeal. More power to her. That shouldn’t attenuate –– or amplify –– the fact that she’s a talented pianist, singer...


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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) I, for one, don’t mind living in the past. Holding up five fingers and a thumb saves my friends who aren’t Steelers fans the embarrassment of having to admit they’re devoted to lesser NFL franchises. (Note: That’s a...



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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
(This, my Thursday installment of “interesting,” for lack of a better word, concerts, has gone by several different names since its inception last month, most recently “The Top 5 Shows,” but I don’t think I’ve found...


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Dia de los Toadies Lineup Announced

ANTHONY MARIANI
This morning, The Toadies announced the complete lineup for their 7th Annual Dia de los Toadies, this one happening for the second year in a row in the band’s hometown of Fort Worth, specifically at Panther Island Pavilion on...



SCOTT COPELAND (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Scott Copeland, RIDER CD Releases At Magnolia Motor Lounge

Jeff Prince
Two CD release parties this weekend will raise money for good causes. Scott Copeland is releasing 13 Songs I Wrote at 9 p.m. tonight (June 27)  at Magnolia Motor Lounge, 3005 Morton St.  Terry Rasor opens. Proceeds from CD ...


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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Scott Copeland will be all over town this weekend, starting Friday night at Magnolia Motor Lounge (3005 Morton St., 817-332-3344), where the rowdy country singer-songwriter and his crack band The Enablers will be preceded b...