Posts Tagged ‘music’

The Zoo Redux

Thirty years ago, if you were in high school and you had a car, you almost had to have a sticker in your back window swearing fealty to either of two radio stations: KZEW/98-FM The Zoo or KTXQ/102-FM Q102.

Right Directions

Kurt South is a regular guy who happens to know how to play the guitar and sing. Rather than craft mysterious epics, South plays the way he lives: simply and clearly. His country-blended, acoustically focused compositions follo...

Weekender/Hip-Tips, Fri., June 12

Anthony Mariani
Shows to see this weekend: Dove Hunter and Ghostcar tomorrow (Saturday) at Lola’s Saloon Stockyards (105 W Exchange Av, 817-386-5008). Tix are $6. Also tomorrow (Saturday): Rivercrest Yacht Club, Sally Majestic, and Automorro...

‘Dall House

Jimmy Fowler
If you’ve been involved with the FW music and film scene during the last 15 years or so (especially the Ridglea), you probably know Melissa Kirkendall. She’s been a business owner/booker/manager/filmmaker/artistic director ...

Weekender, Fri., May 15

Anthony Mariani
C’mon. You’ve got to admit: There’s a part of you that thinks sonic art is bullshit. The thought has to have crossed your mind that that guy “playing” his guitar with a pencil and a movie ticket stub is pulling your l...

Local Boys on Tour with Rock Giants

Anthony Mariani
Local pop-rockers and Capital Records signees Green River Ordinance are going out on tour with two heavy-hitters: singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw and ‘90s radio giants Collective Soul. There aren’t any local dates, though. Feh.

Stephen Bruton, Dead at 60

Anthony Mariani
Legendary Fort Worth bluesman Stephen Bruton has passed away due to complications from cancer. Last time we heard from Bruton, back in January, he was in recovery and doing well but had to cancel a Bass Hall date. No word yet o...

Weekender, Fri., May 8

Anthony Mariani
Big coup for the Aardvark, getting Reverend Horton Heat and 1100 Springs, two huge Dallas-based bands that have some history with Brian Forella, who owns both Lola’s clubs and the Longhorn and used to own the Wreck Room, wher...

Calhoun Breaking Up

Anthony Mariani
One of Fort Worth’s most vaunted indie-rock bands, Calhoun is playing its last show on Fri., May 15, at the Aardvark (2905 W. Berry St., by TCU, 817-926-7814). “We’re going away for a long time,” said multi-instrumental...

Fairmount Owners at New Venue

Anthony Mariani
Got this message from Sally Birthisel, former co-owner of the recently shuttered Fairmount: “[Co-owner J.R. Whitfield] and I have been invited to do booking and sound with another not-yet-open venue. It is a 600-person space,...