Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Lot of fun stuff coasting into America Fireworks Weekend, though it’s probably a little lower key than last weekend’s MAF2016 double-day showcase, aka the annual Fort Worth music scene fiesta celebrated by drinking years...


Concert Review: Leon Bridges at Shipping & Receiving

Jasun Lee
What an incredible year and a half it has been for Fort Worth’s Leon Bridges. A major label released debut album; performances on just about every late-night talk show and Saturday Night Live; an invitation by President Obama...


Sports Rush: Mavs Gotta Do What Exactly?

Rush Olson
The Dallas Mavericks head into the free agency season coming off a playoff season. They played a gutty series against an exceptionally talented Oklahoma City team while shorthanded. For some rosters, that might lead an optimist...


Photo Essay: The Toadies at Martin House

Dustin Schneider


The 2016 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival in Photos

Eric Griffey
I hope everyone had as much at our little festival as I apparently did. (You know it was a fun night when everyone who sees you the next day greets you with a mix of taunting concern and medical advice: “Man, are you OK? You ...

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Cliburn Amateur Competition Report

Kristian Lin
In one way, I’m perfectly qualified to cover the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition. Who better than a film critic who occasionally forays into classical music criticism because he likes doing it to cover a b...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) You might not get to catch BULLS at the Chat Room on Saturday afternoon, but they’re playing Friday night at Lola’s. Openers include Danny Diamonds (great name!), Wolfs (not a bad name either – funny when said out loud...


On Tap in Fort Worth: Cobra Brewing Co. / 44Bootlegger

Edward Brown
Cobra Brewing Company We Lewisvillites still brag about our 1993 and 1996 Lewisville High School 5-A football state championship wins like it was yesterday. I grew up in the city, now home to Cobra Brewing Company. Considering ...


Important: MAF16 Parking/Ticketing Info

Hey, folks. We are as excited as you are for this weekend’s festivities: Nearly two dozen Fort Worth bands from 2 to 9pm Saturday on the Near Southside (The Boiled Owl Tavern, The Chat Room Pub, The Live Oak Music Hall, and S...


Sports Rush: Mazara Is In A Great Position

Rush Olson
We’ve known a lot about Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara since he became a rich man at the age of sixteen years old. The Rangers paid the Dominican millions to join their organization, and baseball’s prospect e...