Posts Tagged ‘live music’
The Apache 5 is back after a long hiatus, playing Friday at Lola's Saloon.

Apache 5, Happi Hous, Color Control

As with most weekends in the Fort, this one has options for, let’s say, adults and for, let’s say, people with less serious responsibilities. If we could imagine Friday as a wedding reception, the people with 9-to-5s, maybe...


Pure Texas Boogie

Quaker City Night Hawks spread the rock ’n’ roll gospel one show at a time.
It was getting pretty rowdy. On a random Monday night in the middle of last winter at Lola’s Saloon, psychedelic Fort Worth rockers Secret Ghost Champion had just finished a loud, moody set and were removing their equipment f...

Todd Osborne brought the rawk to the Stockyards.

R.I.P. Todd Osborne

A few club owners had tried indie-rock in the Stockyards before, but it never really took off until Todd Osborne created The Basement Bar in the late ’00s. Osborne, who died Monday of natural causes at the age of 41, was an i...

Missing Sibling: “Instead of being insular in a time when it’s easy to do so, find your missing sibling, long-lost close friends you may have never known were there.”

The Sibling Collective

Missing Sibling is indeed a straight-ahead ragged-pop band committed to the health and longevity of loud, fuzzy guitars, bashing cymbals, and floating, yawning vocal melodies. But frontman Drew Gabbert, bassist/backing-vocalist...

The Bay Area’s Burnt Ones concert at the Where House iincludes two outstanding, progressive Fort Worth bands: Vacations (featuring members of Fungi Girls) and The Fibs.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 2 There’s no telling when The Where House will close. All that we know for sure is that it will. And probably sooner rather than later, so tonight’s show has special significance. Headlined by the Bay Area’s Burnt...

Among Friday's shows, Fort Worth light-rockers The Oregon Trailers will celebrate the release of their self-titled debut EP.

Friday Fun in the Fort

Somehow basketball and independent music just seem to go together. The cultural anthropologists among us might point to the fact that more so than the three other major sports, basketball is decidedly minority-centric, and, wel...

Sarah Jaffe, Son of Stan, and Ice Eater will perform Saturday at Shipping & Receiving.

Fairmount Wears’ Pop Shop

Have you heard someone refer to Cowtown as “Fortlandia”? It’s a joke that seems specific to the Fairmount neighborhood, and it’s not entirely off-base, but who cares. If you think this reference to Portlandia is totally...


The Orbans: Return Orbit

Life intervened, but now The Orbans have a successor to their groundbreaking first album.
Only a few years ago, The Orbans might have been the biggest band in North Texas, packing shows across the region, everyone no doubt drawn by the quintet’s polished, melodic, and smart yet rugged pop-rock. And if you missed a...


And Boom Goes the Prog-Funk

Bomb Atomic’s brand of rock and quality of live performance are explosive.
Vocalist Justin “Beef” Williams is as crazy about music in general as he is about his funkified prog-rocking quartet. During a recent Bomb Atomic set at The Grotto, he took advantage of a lull between songs to galvanize the...

With artwork by Cody Soape, The Fibs’ recently released debut album, Hex Hex Hex, is bipolar.

The Fibs Cast a Spell

On Hex Hex Hex, Preston Newberry and company bridge the gap between dancey techno and doom rock.
Fort Worth singer-songwriter Preston Newberry, 24, is a man of many interests. He restores old homes to pay the bills and has just started his own hummus delivery business in the Near Southside’s historic Fairmount district, ...