Andy Pickett

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Hey remember when Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires came to Live Oak Lounge and got into with sound guy Cal Quinn and former owner Bill Smith over the volume of his guitar amp? That was almost two years ago to the day! It’...

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Concert Review: Lolaspalooza at Lola’s Saloon

Jasun Lee
There was a lot of buzz surrounding the sixth Lolaspalooza this past weekend at Lola’s Saloon (2736 W 6th St 817-877-0666). And for good reason. This year’s installment of the annual local music lovefest was a celebration o...


Super Bowl Baller To Visit Fort Worth Alma Mater

Jeff Prince
Former NFL running back Greg Hawthorne will visit Polytechnic High School tomorrow to recognize the school’s part in Super Bowl history. The NFL’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program sends athletes to meet wit...

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World Series: Duh

Rush Olson
I have a theory about baseball that goes like this: A Major League team’s goal is to win the World Series. That’s some groundbreaking ideating, eh? You’re thinking, “This guy must really know his baseball to come up...


Grackle Be-Gone

Jeff Prince
Recently I was circling downtown Dallas streets looking for a curbside parking space, but they were all full. When I finally saw an empty spot under a nice shade tree, I whipped in, parked, filled the meter with coins, and went...


Soundcheck 817: Carey Wolff at Lola’s Saloon (Lolaspalooza VI: Wreck Room Wrevival)

Eric Griffey
If the Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival is local music Christmas, Lolaspalooza is Thanksgiving. The three-day event is packed with a bottomless buffet of local talent, including Sally Majestic, Goodwin, R2B2, Pinkish Bla...


Xs & Os: Dealing with Unrequited Love

Sarah Angle
I’ve been crying in my coffee for two hours while my ex sits at my kitchen table. We’re talking about the terms of our divorce and the thick set of papers in front of us. We both say (and truly believe) that we still love e...

Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain preside over a dark realm in "Crimson Peak."

Bonus Film Review: Crimson Peak

Kristian Lin
Ever since I heard about the existence of Crimson Peak, I’ve been holding my breath waiting for it. The draw of a horror movie directed by Guillermo Del Toro would have been enough to interest me, but I have a special affecti...


The Barber of Seville in Texas at Rose Marine Theater

An Italian opera classic gets a bilingual makeover by Fort Worth Opera.
Edward Brown
At first glance, Rose Marine Theater seems like an odd venue choice for performing Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. The historic Northside performance hall is best known for a near-century of hosting Hispanic speake...


On Tap in Fort Worth: Stout Season Returns

Edward Brown
OK, so we use the term “Fall” loosely in North Texas. That being said, there is a time when we stop hiding inside during the day and venture outdoors more often, and that time is now. It’s also a time when breweries follo...