Posts Tagged ‘bands’
Dreamy Soundz Records does right by local jazz on a new compilation album.

Dreamy Jazz Soundz

Back in the mid-aughts, even after Caravan of Dreams was shuttered, Fort Worth was a pretty jazzy town. The Black Dog Tavern was packed most Sunday nights for a jam hosted by Berklee-educated Fort Worth drummer Dave Karnes, who...

last call

Tavern: No Snookie’s

Remember Snookie’s? Snookie’s was this place on Hulen where the only people who could ever get served were TCU dudebros and football players. I used to live in nearby Stonegate, and it was the only bar within walking distan...

Sabbath Assembly, the duo of New York founder Dave Nuss and Fort Worth's Jamie Myers, plays The Grotto on Friday, Nov. 1.

Sabbath Assembly: Black Hosannas

Until Pinkish Black/The Great Tyrant came along, circa 2008, did anyone else notice a distinct lack of black metal in the Fort? There’s been metal, sure, and a lot of angry punk and hardcore. But black metal, the kind of heav...

The RYC inserts knowledge directly into faces.

Blue Peters

Rivercrest Yacht Club is still witty and raunchy but now a lot funkier.
As you become older, you are encouraged/forced by society to become independent. As you become independent, you are encouraged/forced to accumulate responsibilities to generate the ka-ching that will allow you to maintain that ...


Seize the Dia

There’s little doubt that The Toadies are the biggest rock ’n’ roll thing ever to come out of Fort Worth. Flashback to the early ’90s. MTV, after replacing commercial radio as the world’s primary source of new music, ...


Back to J&J’s

Fort Worth Weekly
I’ve got to hand it to Tony Diaz and everyone who helped him put on Fort Worth Rock Assembly II, because they managed to improve considerably on the 2011 original, joining The Empire Strikes Back, The Wrath of Khan, and Break...

Beauxregard’s dynamic new album, Ghosts of the Gaslamp, is real music by real musicians.

Beauxregard’s “Future Western”

They not only never went away but have a new album out.
Fort Worth has become a pretty lively independent music town in recent years, but the downside is that studio projects –– in other words, bands that don’t perform 10 times a week –– are often sadly neglected. They’r...

Shipping & Receiving, 201 S Calhoun St, FW. 817-343-6493.

The Full Package

On Sunday night, I left The Boiled Owl around 10:30, having hung around to watch the last third of Drive, a film experience that’s probably as close as a person can get to living inside a video game. My goal involved getting ...

Jetta in the Ghost Tree, seen here in rehearsal, marks the return of former Flickerstick frontman Brandin Lea.

Return of the Jetta

Back when North Texas’ twentysomething rockstars were singing into hair brushes to Oasis in the bathroom mirror, Brandin Lea was singing his own music into real microphones in front of thousands of real people all over the co...

Un Chien’s album release show will be Friday, Dec. 6, at Queen City Music Hall.

Bark Side of the Moon

Un Chien transcends hard rock to achieve rocking psychedelia.
Let’s get this out of the way first: The defunct hard-rock trio Stella Rose, one of the most popular and longest-running bands in town, didn’t necessarily break up as much as dissolve. The beginning of the end was 2012, not...