Coat of Many Colors; My Tennessee Mountain Home; Jolene (RCA Nashville/Legacy)
One of a dozen children from a poor family in rural eastern Tennessee, Dolly Parton left for Nashville the day after she graduated from high school.
It’s not so rare that a band claims to have formed out of inspiration from a single album as it is unusually honest. Most musicians want to be considered eclectic and well-listened even if only a handful of tunes truly served...
This past Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq. Across the globe, people demonstrated in front of their state capitols, U.S. embassies, and other, less fancy government institutions.
Local avant-garde and straight-ahead jazz pianist Jhon Kahsen already serves as the ultimate music educator in town.
Weekly scribe Caroline Collier also made the trip to Austin for South-by this year, and here are her reactions to some of Fort Worth’s representatives.
Fort Worth bluegrass masters Cadillac Sky take the traditional route but make pit stops for pop.
Although he’s a professional Nashville songwriter who’s had material covered by the likes of Brad Martin, George Strait, and Kenny Rogers, Cadillac Sky’s lead vocalist and mandolin player Bryan Simpson didn’t wander the...
With Neon Bible, Arcade Fire’s second effort and the follow-up to 2004’s hugely successful Funeral, the Canadian septet doesn’t just avoid the proverbial sophomore slump but completely obliterates it.
This week, thousands of bands will be crisscrossing the Metroplex on their way to and from the annual SXSW Music Festival in Austin.
Norah Jones has done a lot to quash the expectations established by her first album, 2002’s Come Away With Me.
Two other Fort Worth acts that I’ve neglected to tell you about are scheduled to perform sanctioned showcases at SXSW. The first is R&B crooner and multi-instrumentalist Keite Young.