Posts Tagged ‘music’

Big as all Outdoors

Big Ticket
It seems like everybody wants to get outside this weekend, judging by how many open-air festivals are going on.


Fly By Night

TBT revives Dracula and longs for a new eastward lair.
Stage
Not long after he took over Texas Ballet Theater five years ago, director Ben Stevenson produced Dracula.



Flying Solo

Local R&B-rock quartet Soulever Lift finds a middle ground between Christian and secular, contented and poor.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Admittedly, the four members of Soulever Lift realize they’re just another local band following every possible avenue to achieve some sort of success in the independent music market.


Gonna Fly Now

With her new album, Fort Worth singer-songwriter Elizabeth Wills intends to inspire listeners rather than bum them out.
JIMMY FOWLER
Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Wills recently relocated to her hometown of Fort Worth after a few years working a non-musical gig in the gorgeous mountain city of Aspen, Colo.



David “Honeyboy” Edwards

Listen Up
David “Honeyboy” Edwards is no longer in his prime, but he’s still got the feel for the old-time, acoustic blues.


Connected

Local upstarts Fusion Records bring know-how and a murderer’s row of talent to the forefront of Fort Worth music.
JOSHUA LOEWEN
To get where they are now, as the heads of a recently founded full-service indie label, twentysomethings Zaq Bell and Jarrett Vamvakidis have been through a lot of twists and turns, from local music to semi-pro baseball and a f...



The Lang Way Around

Big Ticket
Lang Lang became interested in classical music the same way that many of us took our first interest in it: through Saturday morning cartoons.


Backside Pick

Listen Up
On its new seven-song album, Like I Do, Backside Pick delivers a tight, scholarly mix of sounds, including something reminiscent of a high school marching band, with trumpet, trombone, and saxophone.



John-Alex Mason

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For more than one generation of fans, the blues “belonged” to old black men with slurred voices.


Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights

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When this CD arrived on my desk, I have to admit I wanted to like the music.