Music

Bruton Redux

Hearsay
In January, legendary contemporary bluesman, singer-songwriter, and hometown hero Stephen Bruton had no idea he had cancer until his wife shined a flashlight down his throat — she had been checking her own pipes in an attempt...


PrinceRodriguez

Listen Up
Songs from the Sod, the second album from Fort Worth’s PrinceRodriguez, is a mostly enjoyable country-blues-rock romp with a bit of gypsy outlaw in its blood.



porterdavis

The Show
porterdavis started as a duo featuring songwriter Daniel Barrett on guitar and lead vocals and Mike Meadows on African-influenced percussion, offering an eclectic mixture of styles.


Gouls on Parade

Hearsay
Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns. When I was a kid, I don’t think I let a single lazy summer Saturday afternoon pass without tuning into A Fistful of Dollars or The Good, The Bad,...



Tiny Country

Genre-blending singer-songwriter Maren Morris readies for the release of her sophomore album, All That It Takes.
Jimmy Fowler
What do you do when you’re a 17-year-old young woman, you haven’t graduated high school yet, and your talent is compared to that of Norah Jones and Lee Ann Rimes?


Ghouls on Parade

Hearsay
Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns.



One-Eyed Doll

Listen Up
One-Eyed Doll is not just another Texas-based power-rock duo that sounds much bigger than its headcount.


Drowning Pool

The Show
Drowning Pool is not a political band in the same way that Richard Nixon was not a crook.



Cowboys and Bull

Hearsay
The 24th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is coming up at the beginning of next year in Elko, Nev., and two Fort Worthians will be there, representin’.


Bright and Loud

Mixing punk, Irish folksong, and twang, Panther City Bandits are a welcome anomaly.
ERIC GRIFFEY
A couple of weeks ago at a Wreck Room show, a crowd of about 50 rowdy concertgoers trashed the place.