Posts Tagged ‘music’
I forget where we started out, but we ended up going to The Wild Rooster Bar, a relatively new joint on that little peninsula between Camp Bowie Boulevard and West 7th Street, occupying the space where Asel Art Supply used to be.
I’m not naming any names, because I don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings, but for the love of all that’s frosty and cold, why does every bar that regularly hosts singer-songwriters have crappy Texas Music guys? Seriousl...
After playing guitar in marquee artists’ bands, the Fort Worth boy is happy to be doing his own thing.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Devin Leigh’s twisted, curvy career path has taken him miles from his Fort Worth hometown. In 2000, after a brief stint at Texas Tech University, Leigh began playing guitar for such marquee artists as Bleu Edmondson and Becca...
Circle Theatre’s current production looks back on Walt Disney’s Fantasia.
The story of the brilliant artist as raging egomaniac is an appealing one, probably because it allows us to see our worst character traits as somehow contributing to something creative in the world. Playwright Bruce Graham appa...
How Y’All Doin’ Tonight? (Self-released)
With all the breast-beating and rending of garments that one periodically hears regarding the state of “the scene” here in the Fort, it’s worth remembering that DIY venue 1919 Hemphill has been in operation since 2002, ma...
After a six-month absence, Metropolitan Classical Ballet is back with a four-ballet program Saturday at Texas Hall on the campus of University of Texas at Arlington. Guest dancers and returning principals from previous years wi...
WED ? 7 Former American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado stars in Dallas Summer Musicals’ production of Dreamgirls running this month. As usually happens with stage shows that spawn successful movie musicals, the actors have to c...
Cheng Zhang stood out in the always-pleasing annual TCU festival.
A classical music star was born last week at the final concert of the Piano Texas Festival in TCU’s Ed Landreth Auditorium. If one performance of one concerto is a reliable yardstick, 20-year-old Cheng Zhang’s journey throu...
The annual Mimir Chamber Music Festival is always good for a few pieces of music that you’ve never heard before, and this year’s program is no exception. Besides the usual component of Beethoven and Brahms, this year’s fe...
It might not matter to anyone else, but it does to me: Merkin was the last band I watched grow up onstage at The Wreck Room. That’s what’s fun about following local music: seeing assemblages of kids who are frankly not that...