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JFK Unbound

Labyrinthine plot aside, the music and performances at the world premiere of the Fort Worth Opera’s most ambitious commission to date were solid.
Edward Brown
As crowds piled into Bass Performance Hall last weekend, young men and women wearing cardigans, sharp suits with thin ties, box dresses, and other mainstream ’60s attire handed out red-white-and-blue election buttons with “...


Left Arm Tan’s latest album was inspired by a phone booth ringing in the middle of a desert.

Left Arm Tan: Smart Country

This Fort Worth quintet stretches traditional boundaries musically, lyrically.
JEFF PRINCE
Left Arm Tan is a country-and-Western band, although its adventurous members sometimes defy that categorization. There’s plenty of heartbreak to go around on Lorene, the fourth album in six years by this Fort Worth-based quin...



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Fort Worth 420

HearSay
Look, I’ve smoked weed a couple of times, and I’ve never gotten high, probably because I was also drunk –– I think I heard somewhere at some time that alcohol negates the effect of the THC or something yadda yadda. Hone...


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Ronnie Heart: Moving on Up

The Fort Worth dance party king’s long-awaited EP is out.
Jasun Lee
A text saying, “I’m on my way!” hits my phone as Neon Indian’s 2010 anthem “Deadbeat Summer” starts playing in a coffee shop on Lower Greenville where I am awaiting the arrival of Ronnie Heart. Five years ago, the 3...



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CoyoteHead: Indie-Rock Roots

HearSay
Based on CoyoteHead’s self-titled debut EP from December, you’d never even know the two-year-old quartet has indie-rock roots –– frontman Kyle Barnhill and drummer Jake Webster are from the dearly departed cut*off. All ...


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New Local Music

Rejoice! Bomb Quixote, Missing Sibling, and Ronnie Heart have new music.
BY EDWARD BROWN, ERIC GRUBBS, AND STEVE STEWARD
Bomb Quixote’s Netflix and Chill It’s kinda funny that Netflix and Chill has a song called “Why Wolves” on it, because somewhere near the end of EP-closer “T-Virus,” I realized that Bomb Quixote will probably appeal...



Bringing back Jill Scott, Mary J., and Lauyrn Hill: Fort Worth's Reagan James.

Friday on the Green Is Here

HearSay
Breaking news: Filthy rich people will do anything short of stash their money beneath their Bergères to avoid paying taxes, leaving the rest of us plebes with the bill, because we working-class types enjoy only raping, robbing...


Pretty cool for Quakers. Photo by Karlo X Ramos.

Quaker City Night Hawks: Just Weird Enough

Quaker City Nighthawks are poised to be the biggest band in outer space.
Steve Steward
Singer-guitarist and co-frontman Sam Anderson took a breath and recited the band’s latest descriptor, the one that goes out in PR e-mails to writers like me who love it when a publicist does a lot of the creative lifting. “...



An autographed memento from the 1920 concert that will be re-created at Cowtown Coliseum, Thu.

Caruso Sings Again

Fort Worth Weekly
In the days before recorded music was widely available, hard-touring classical musicians regularly gave concerts even in out-of-the-way places in Europe and North America. So it’s no surprise that Enrico Caruso, considered th...


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Luke McGlathery

Life Ain’t Hard (Self-released)
Jasun Lee
Luke McGlathery has been a musical pillar around Fort Worth for the past few years. Whether it’s with his former bluegrass outfit Big City Folk, hosting weekly open-mic nights at Lola’s Saloon, or grabbing his violin and ho...