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Sheran Keyton and Joe Rogers at FW Arts Center

JIMMY FOWLER
The cantankerous and endlessly entertaining New York stage legend Elaine Stritch recently passed away. She was arguably the most famous national purveyor of cabaret, a solo theatrical form that requires many talents –– sing...


The li'l Stooge band will kick out the jams Saturday at the Shine in Arlington.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
Editor’s note: The following are in addition to Exit 380’s vinyl release at House of Blues Friday and Stumptone’s last full-band show of the summer tonight (Thursday) at Lola’s Saloon. 1.) The last time Stoogeaphilia pe...



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Cliburn Amateur Piano Video Contest Is On

Kristian Lin
It’s time once again for the Van Cliburn Amateur Piano Video Contest. The videos went up a few days ago, so now until August 15, you can watch amateur pianists over the age of 35 perform piano music online and vote for yo...


Memorials are planned for Justin Elliot (left) and Leonard Belota.

Memorials for Leonard Belota, Justin Elliot

ANTHONY MARIANI
The North Texas scene recently lost two talented musicians. On Sunday, July 27, Leonard Belota, a jazz trumpeter who toured with the Stax Records band, according to local jazz luminary Johnny Case, died at home under hospice ca...



Catch Rhett Miller at Shipping & Receiving this weekend.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
Editor’s note: The following are recommended in addition to The Dangits’ album release show at Lola’s Saloon Saturday and Collin Herring’s CD release at The Aardvark Friday. 1.) Rhett Miller, naturally, is the biggest r...


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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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...