Posts Tagged ‘music’

John Zaskoda

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John Zaskoda is a staunch believer in grassroots music. The former lead guitarist for local singer-songwriter Scott Copeland and local band The Merchants opened his own music store not too long ago.


Open Ears and Minds

Kultur
Seattle transplant Herb Levy settled in Fort Worth eight years ago so that his wife, painter Carol Ivey, could be closer to her family.



Still Crackin’

Big Ticket
December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.


Ryan Scroggins and The Trenchtown Texans

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Listen, elitist music bloggers, we get it.



Atonal Music

Even with a promising soloist, August Rush misses a boatload of notes.
Kristian Lin
I must confess, Freddie Highmore is starting to scare me a bit (in a good way, though).


Ramblin’ Men

A local trad-country band is a history lesson told in plinks, plunks, and a whole lotta heart.
Jimmy Fowler
A couple of years ago, Tyler Rougeux had a transformative experience.



Long String Instrument

The Show
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


The Derailers

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My philosophy on tribute albums: When covering popular songs, a band should make its own artistic statement rather than mimicking the original.



Get Out

Big Ticket
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.


Boldly Going

Part space-rock, part melodic-groovemeisters, The Frontier Brothers are all courage.
Jimmy Fowler
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.