Posts Tagged ‘Bummer Vacation’
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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Caves has a show for its “Day of the Dead Summer Party”; I thought Day of the Dead was the day after Halloween, but hey, bands and patio, right? Caves’ recently expanded patio is pretty sweet, and if you’re down for ...


Photo by Shea Salazar

Concert Review: WizardVizion’s Summerthon

Lyndsay Cole
I walked into Shipping and Receiving (201 S Calhoun St., 817-887-9313) Saturday afternoon for Wizardvizion’s Summerthon just in time to see a guy named Charlie sporting a Fozzie Bear tattoo on his chest win the Speedo contest...



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Soundcheck 817: Son of Stan at Shipping & Receiving, Summerthon

Eric Griffey
For this week’s installment of the Weekly’s concert preview series, we discussed tomorrow’s Summerthon with Jordan Richardson a.k.a Son of Stan and the top of the Wizardvizion totem (and Fort Worth Weekly scri...


Son of Stan

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) If you’re cheap or broke, this is a great weekend for you, because 3/5 of this list are free shows, starting with Friday night’s bill at the Boiled Owl Tavern. Headlined by Lawrence, KS fuzz pop act Psychic Heat (featuri...



Rivercrest Yacht Club

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Get your ’Merica motors running, because Independence Day Weekend kicks off not with Will Smith welcoming an alien visitor to Earth (or, I suppose, Miami), but with the return of Rivercrest Yacht Club, featuring the Weekly...


The Orbans’ Vedere was noteworthy for multiple reasons.

Top Local Albums of ’14

(Well, they’re one dude's faves.)
HEARSAY
1.) A couple of years ago, as I was interviewing Calhoun songwriters Tim Locke and Jordan Roberts, the discussion turned to The Orbans’ tremendous debut album, When We Were Wild. I don’t remember exactly how Locke put it, b...



Bummer Vacation is (clockwise from top left) Ricky Williford, Ryan Torres-Reyes, Paul Hernandez, and Tyler Moore.

Not a Bummer Vacation (UPDATED)

Throwing back to New Wave isn’t the only thing that makes these newcomers different.
ANTHONY MARIANI
The time may be right for Bummer Vacation. Vocalist/guitarist Paul Hernandez, vocalist/guitarist Ryan Torres-Reyes, bassist Tyler Moore, and drummer Ricky Williford hark back to Joy Division, The Smiths, and The Cure, producing...


MAF

Music Awards Festival, Round 1

HEARSAY
Here’s the first batch of bands to play Fort Worth Weekly’s 12th Annual Music Awards Festival (MAF) on Sunday, June 22, at eight venues in the West 7th Street corridor. And they are: Pinkish Black, Son of Stan, The Hanna Ba...