Posts Tagged ‘music’
The debut biography of Townes Van Zandt is a portrait of a sacrifice at the altar of commerce.
If you read this debut biography of Fort Worth native Townes Van Zandt — and you need to — the author wants you to understand one thing up front: To Live’s to Fly: The Ballad of the Late, Great Townes Van Zandt is not an ...
No Worse for the Wear (Self-released)
About a year ago, young Dallas songwriter Dylan Sneed decided to flip the ratio of time spent working his corporate job and time spent making music. The fact that he felt he had been, in his own words, “surplussed” at work ...
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Quarter score and a couple-a years ago, Fort Worth Weekly brought forth on this great town of cow a new major award, conceived in music and dedicated to the proposition that all bands are not created equal.
Recent dance programs by two local troupes hit different highs and lows.
Metropolitan Classical Ballet came to grief with two new ballets at Bass Performance Hall last weekend, but Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert in Trinity Park ended as dance entertainment at its best.
Metropolitan Classical Ballet brings the dance season to a close this weekend with a double bill of new works by company co-directors Paul Mejia and Alexander Vetrov.
A new opera made for a note-filled and notable weekend.
Even in the most opera-crazed cities on earth — New York, London, Milan, Vienna — the world premiere of a new full-length opera is not something that happens every week.
A veteran entrepreneur launches a Stockyards concept that’s as fresh as 1982 — but hey, it could still work.
Over lunch at the Star Café in Fort Worth’s Stockyards, Spencer Taylor is in one of his moods. He is upbeat and joking with the reporter, slyly deflecting questions about his latest project.
Earl Musick’s fourth album, Duck & Cover, is made possible by the convergence of local talent with modern technology available to almost anyone with the few bucks needed to cobble together a studio.
A native son returns home from the Live Music Capital of the World® to kick-start his music career.
For the past five years, Josh Davis has been a staple on the Austin music scene.
Though more like a rehearsal than a finished performance, FWO’s production of Rossini’s Petite Mass Solennelle offered sparkling musicality.
A performance last Saturday of Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle was a change of pace from the traditional fare that makes up the bulk of the current Fort Worth Opera festival.