Posts Tagged ‘live music’

Best Of On The Town 2016

Fort Worth Weekly
Cheap Buzz Critic’s Top 5: Planning your weekday evenings around drinks specials? No? Well, you should be. Start with $2 domestic drafts at Boomerjacks (2600 W 7th St, 817-810-2666) on Monday. On Tuesday, head to Arlington fo...


Concert Review: Leon Bridges at Shipping & Receiving

Jasun Lee
What an incredible year and a half it has been for Fort Worth’s Leon Bridges. A major label released debut album; performances on just about every late-night talk show and Saturday Night Live; an invitation by President Obama...

Reagan James

Soundcheck 817: Reagan James at Friday on the Green

Eric Griffey
Tonight, Reagan James will headline the first Friday on the Green of the year. The 17-year-old local gal stopped by the luxurious environs of the Weekly’s conference room and sang a breathtaking song. Be sure to see her t...


Soundcheck 817: The Hendersons at The Grotto

Eric Griffey
This week, the Soundcheck party handcar trudged haplessly to The Grotto (517 University Dr.), where The Henderson’s will be playing tomorrow night (Feb. 27). Frontman Nolan Ryan Robertson and guitarist Caleb Stanislaw pla...


Soundcheck 817: Collin Herring at The Live Oak Music Hall

Eric Griffey
Austin via Fort Worth singer/songwriter Collin Herring sat down with the Weekly in the green room of The Live Oak Music Hall. He’ll be on stage tonight with Holy Moly and fellow Austinite Bonnie Whitmore. The doors open a...

(From left to right) co-owner Robert Holt, booking agent/bartender Elizabeth Honea, head bartender Roy Cordova, and co-owner Don Stephan are ready for River Run Roadhouse to become a destination for all sorts of music, including indie-rock.

Open Roadhouse Doors

Much of the place looks the same. The relatively roomy stage, the gritty industrial interior, the neon signs, the black bar counter, the four-tops, the dim lighting. But what separates River Run Roadhouse from its previous occu...


The Longshots Kick It

Some bands like to put out records every five years. Others like to put out everything. All the time. In the latter camp is The Longshots. The four punky Stones-esque Fort Worthians have just released Kicker Again, the follow-u...


Dark Waves

The first time I saw Hentai Improvising Orchestra was on a sunny Saturday afternoon in the late aughts, out behind Doc’s Records & Vintage’s original location on Montgomery Street. The experience was very church-like. T...

Terrible People is the first -- and may be the last -- we hear of recorded Mailman.

Special Delivery

It’s like Night of the Living Dead, but instead of flesh-eating zombies you’ve got a reanimated band and a reanimated record label. The former is Mailman, a gritty smart-pop quartet (think: Calhoun meets The Old 97’s) tha...

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Rap Up that Lola’s Jay

Hip-hop finally has a home. For the past few months, Lola’s Saloon has been hosting shows by some of the most progressive underground rappers and beatmakers in North Texas and beyond on Wednesday nights. Before Lola’s, hip-...