Posts Tagged ‘music’

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...


Stormy Monday

Jimmy Fowler
Monday nights are possibly the most dreary of the week, even in a Fort-sized city. But jazz lovers – and those with a keen interest in learning more about this passionate, intricate, oddball, and romantic American musical for...



Must Be Something in the Wine

Hearsay
I say “Grapevine,” you say … what exactly? Main Street, maybe? The only regularly bustling family-friendly retail strip in North Texas devoid of chain establishments? Or maybe the Gaylord Texan Resort?


Outré Fort Worth

Hearsay
I dare you to name another musician who’s done what Jhon Kahsen has: Almost every night for the past 25 years, the veteran straight-ahead jazz pianist, perhaps better known as “Johnny Case,” has been holding c...



Outré Fort Worth

Hearsay
I dare you to name another musician who’s done what Jhon Kahsen has: Almost every night for the past 25 years, the veteran straight-ahead jazz pianist, perhaps better known as “Johnny Case,” has been holding c...


Big Game

JIMMY FOWLER
After almost a year of buzz, the indie-rock quintet Dove Hunter released its debut album earlier this summer.



Moods of Mahler

Big Ticket
Gustav Mahler was a talented but tyrannical orchestra conductor, a believer in numerological superstitions and a man whose workaholic habits so wrecked his marriage that he and his wife wound up consulting Sigmund Freud himself...


Fortunate Son

JIMMY FOWLER
When he was a child, Lucky Tubb attended live concerts by his great-uncle. Lucky remembers sitting with his grandfather in the audience and, amid the commotion backstage and on the tour bus, watching the players and tech people...



A Long Road Back

CAROLINE COLLIER
When tickets went on sale for a Toadies show at the Ridglea Theater in June, diehard fans scooped them up within 45 minutes. After that, online scalpers asked as much as $150 for a pair.


New Directions

JIMMY FOWLER
With their new album, the guys in Exit 380 have reached a creative milestone that few groups imagine, especially if those groups started out as cover bands.