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Fort Worthians Daniel Payne (left) and the author entertain the Euro masses.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: Leaving Riga

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


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Whatchoo Talking ‘Bout, Brian Forella?

Jeff Prince
Facebooker Tom Gostkowski used a photo of Lola’s Saloon owner Brian Forella that appeared in my music awards blog, placed a bubble caption on it, and challenged folks to add the perfect dialogue. Gostkowski suggests you p...



The Panthys await their owners.

Music Awards Winners!

ANTHONY MARIANI
Queen City Music Hall seats about 900 comfortably, and for last night’s Panthy Awards, the newly opened downtown venue was about 75 percent full with nominees in the Weekly’s 16th Annual Music Awards and guests. We received...


FORMER AMERICAN IDOL FINALIST CASEY JAMES SAID HIS PANTHY WAS THE FIRST AWARD HE'D EVER WON.

Casey James, Hanna Barbarians Among Those Honored At Panthys

Jeff Prince
The culmination of Fort Worth Weekly‘s annual music awards is “The Panthys” ceremony held last night at Queen City Music Hall. Now in its 16th year, the music awards ceremony draws a big crowd of local musicia...



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An Apology, Holy Moly in WSJ, Music Awards After-Party

ANTHONY MARIANI
Lots to get to, but first I’d like to apologize for my/HearSay’s grossly insensitive column last week (“Panic Volcanic: Freak Fuzz”). I’m sorry for implying that female vocalists in hard rock and/or metal bands someho...


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Music Awards Festival 2013 in Pics

ANTHONY MARIANI AND BRANDON GREEN
We’ve been doing this Music Awards Festival thing for 11 years now, back before the term “festival” became a source of tired-head for everyone, and we’ve done a lot of partying, but none of us remembers an MAF flashing ...



The Texas Music-obsessed Dirty Shoes Band joined Keegan for a few tunes in Krakow.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route to Berlin

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


Conductor Andres Franco had a blast at Concerts in the Garden Saturday.

Concerts in the Garden: Groovy, Man

EDWARD BROWN
Alright, I’m going to say it. The Woodstock-themed Concerts in the Garden last Saturday was groovy. It was a happenin’, far out, psychedelic show that hit all the right buttons. Concerts in the Garden has been going strong ...



Best acoustic/folk nominees Big City Folk play The Grotto at 10 p.m. as part of an MAF'13 after-party tonight.

MAFter-Parties Tonight

ANTHONY MARIANI
It’s the mooost wonderful tiiime of the yeeeaar. As part of Fort Worth Weekly’s 11th Annual Music Awards Festival 4-10 p.m. today (Sunday), 48 of some of the most progressive bands in town –– including Burning Hotels, Q...


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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Trieste, Italy

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...