Posts Tagged ‘music’

Weekender, Fri., May 8

Anthony Mariani
Big coup for the Aardvark, getting Reverend Horton Heat and 1100 Springs, two huge Dallas-based bands that have some history with Brian Forella, who owns both Lola’s clubs and the Longhorn and used to own the Wreck Room, wher...


Calhoun Breaking Up

Anthony Mariani
One of Fort Worth’s most vaunted indie-rock bands, Calhoun is playing its last show on Fri., May 15, at the Aardvark (2905 W. Berry St., by TCU, 817-926-7814). “We’re going away for a long time,” said multi-instrumental...



Fairmount Owners at New Venue

Anthony Mariani
Got this message from Sally Birthisel, former co-owner of the recently shuttered Fairmount: “[Co-owner J.R. Whitfield] and I have been invited to do booking and sound with another not-yet-open venue. It is a 600-person space,...


Music Benefit Raises $1,700

Anthony Mariani
Last Thursday’s Music is Medicine benefit raised about $1,700 for the Zachary Foundation’s mission of bringing music instruction and instruments to hospitalized teens at Cook Children’s Hospital. More than a couple hundre...



No More Live Music at the Fairmount?

Anthony Mariani
There won’t be any more live music at the Fairmount, according to a MySpace bulletin recently sent out by the Southside club that’s been having financial troubles lately. Stay tuned for more.


Weekender II, Fri., May 1

Anthony Mariani
FROM THE DESK OF CONTRIBUTOR COLE WILLIAMS The fourth annual Texas Frightmare Weekend horror convention haunts North Texas this weekend. The Sheraton Grand Hotel-DFW International Airport will host celebrity guests, movie scree...



Weekender, Thu., April 30

Anthony Mariani
One of Fort Worth’s most influential hardcore bands, Suiciety, has gotten back together to play two shows: one in Austin (at Lovejoy’s Tap Room and Brewery), the other here in the Fort, at Lola’s Sixth (2736 W 6th St, by ...


Weekender/Hip Tips 4/24

Anthony Mariani
Johnny Mack is back on the boards. The legendary Fort Worth bluesman is playing Keys Lounge (5677 Westcreek Ct, 817-292-8627) on Tues., April 28, with an outfit called the Bon Ton Playboys. I don’t know, but I’m betting tha...



GRO on ‘The Hills’

Anthony Mariani
(The following was previously published on Monday at 8:30 a.m.) The Bright isn’t the only 817 band getting some love on ‘The Hills.’ Green River Ordinance also is having one of its songs, “Outside,” played on the popu...


Hip Tips/Weekender 4/17

Anthony Mariani
BIG SHOES/SHOWS Fort Worth’s Vatican Press is doing that trashy, raw, new-Brit-pop thing and pretty well. The sound’s equal parts Bowling For Soup and The Color of May, everything held together by faith, hope, and Elmer’s...