Posts Tagged ‘music’
My philosophy on tribute albums: When covering popular songs, a band should make its own artistic statement rather than mimicking the original.
Even music lovers who’ve never even heard the term New Music might find something engaging about New Music practitioner Ellen Fullman’s upcoming performances at Will Rogers Memorial Center
Night & Day often recommends events that take place in concert halls, theaters, and museums, but this weekend a bunch of events skip that scene entirely and serve as a nice change of pace.
For chamber music fans in general, this is a banner week, with the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth inaugurating its new season and the Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio playing at the Kimbell (see Tuesday’s blurb).
One of the best things about the newly released DVD The Best Of The Johnny Cash TV Show: 1969-1971 is the reminder, if we need it, that good music comes in many forms.
The Sadies built their reputation on a mélange of styles referred to by various critics as (choose one or more terms) honkytonk rockabilly twang spaghetti-western surf electric bluegrass psychedelic pop garage-rock. There̵...
Part space-rock, part melodic-groovemeisters, The Frontier Brothers are all courage.
The history of rock ‘n’ roll is filled with would-be messiahs. John Lennon reportedly told his fellow Beatles — after multiple hits of acid — that he was the second coming of Jesus Christ.
The Mexican-born musical genre is claiming more territory in Texas schools.
Eighth-grade lunch period meant most students were eating in the cafeteria or just chillin’ outside.
He’s been through a lot, but local rapper Smoothvega has a ways to go.
Smoothvega, back-to-back winner of best rap/R&B artist in our annual Music Awards (2006, 2007), wants to make one thing abundantly clear: He is by no means a “gangster rapper.”
Fort Worth’s cultural institutions continue to do their part to show us classical music as a vibrant, growing contemporary thing.