Posts Tagged ‘leon bridges’

Smile! Leon’s on SNL!

That’s me. I’m the guy on Facebook posting that selfie with Leon Bridges at the Chat Room Pub above the caption: “So proud of Leon! We’ve been best friends for two weeks, even though I’m not sure he remembers my name,...


Leon Bridges: Is Color Blind The New Racism?

Jeff Prince
“A Rational Conversation” is a music news column by Eric Ducker that you’d think would be good, seeing as how it’s connected to NPR and it’s supposed to be so rational and all. But this latest colu...

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Concert Review: Torquila Tuesdays at Lola’s Saloon

Lyndsay Cole
Leon Bridges walked into Lola’s Saloon, said hello to some friends, and went and stood at the stage directly in front of Quaker City Night Hawks’ Sam Anderson as the Night Hawks played a “secret” show during one of the ...


Leon Bridges Kills it on The Late Late Show

Eric Griffey
Leon Bridges is like the Robert Durst of Fort Worth music: He just keeps killing.  Bridges made his national television debut last night on The Late Late Show with James Corden – and he killed it. His voice was on-point,...

Backed by a full band, Leon Bridges proved he’s come a long way from the shy guy he was here in the Fort. Matt Mabe

SXSW ’15

South-by returned to its roots, and Leon Bridges sprouted wings.
Matt Mabe
Well, my bank account is empty, my shoes are caked in mud, and my knees feel like a dying old man’s. Another South-by in the books. SXSW ’15 felt very noticeably different to me on several fronts. The first obvious differen...

The Fluorescents

That Fluorescent Glow

The last time I saw a tall, skinny white kid with a tawny skater haircut (bangs to one side), a dress shirt buttoned to his neck, and khaki pants was in high school. I went to an all-boys Catholic school. In the Northeast. In t...


Retro Rocket

Leon Bridges blends R&B and Southern gospel in an old-is-new whirlwind.
The recording studio looks like a shantytown, with its walls made of blankets and sheets held together by bungee cords and plastic clips. It sits on top of Astroturf in a huge room with high ceilings and exposed air ducts, as t...

With help from two guys in major label indie-rockers White Denim, 25-year-old Crowley singer-songwriter Leon Bridges is working on his debut album. Erin Margaret Alison Rambo

Wonderful World

A big indie-rock band and talented newcomer come together in a likely place.
High-waisted Wranglers: bringing musicians together since, well, since two months ago. It all started at the Near Southside watering hole The Boiled Owl, where Austin Jenkins, guitarist in the major- label Austin/Fort Worth/Dal...


MAF’14, Round 2

The full lineup for Fort Worth Weekly’s 12th Annual Music Awards Festival is just about done. For the free daylong concert on Sunday, June 22, at eight venues in the West 7th Street corridor (Lola’s Saloon, The Grotto, Magn...

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Thank Supreme Being It’s Friday…On The Green

Jeff Prince
The seasonal music series Friday on the Green resumes tonight, and the weather forecast, band lineup, and after-party are making my whistle yearn to be wet. The first show of the season begins at 7 p.m. at Magnolia Green Park, ...