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Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Music Awards Winners

HearSay
Last Sunday within the comfy yet cavernous confines of Shipping & Receiving’s Tilt Room, hundreds of folks, all nominees in our 20th Annual Music Awards and their plus ones, gathered for the awards ceremony. The Panthys a...


Ronnie Heart closed out Day 1 of MAF’16. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

MAF’16 Wrap-Up

This year’s version of our annual shindig was a two-day eargasm.
Eric Griffey
I started to relax a little bit on Saturday night, as Ronnie Heart slinked, popped, and locked across the stage at Shipping & Receiving Bar like that cartoon cat from Paula Abdul’s “Opposites Attract” video. The sprig...



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Music Awards Festival Lineup

HearSay
Gather ’round, kinfolk. Here is the lineup for our 15th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival. For the first time, the event will be two days in two different parts of town. On Saturday, June 25, the Near Southside w...


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Announcing Half of the Music Awards Festival Lineup #MAF16

Eric Griffey
To help get you all lathered up about the 14th Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival (#MAF16) on June25-26, we’re going to leak half of the bands that will playing. This year, as Hearsay mentioned in his column last wee...



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Music Awards Are Here

HearSay
Welcome to our 20th Annual Music Awards, a celebration of all of the great tuneage that comes out of the great 817 every year. Here’s a primer. For both the uninitiated and old-head alike. The Music Awards are just for fun, j...


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Lost in the Crowd at SXSW

Except for the parking, crowds, cops, bands, and venues, this year’s festival was a blast.
Steve Steward
In retrospect, complaining about any part of South by Southwest sounds inordinately whiny. It’s not on par with bitching that the gold leaf on your gold leaf-topped ice cream sundae is oddly shaped but whiny nevertheless. So ...



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Top 5 Shows (NYE Edition)

Steve Steward
1) You know what someone asked me the other day? “Hey man, do you know where Leon Bridges is going to be on New Year’s Eve?” I was sort of flattered that the person would think I was so dialed into the music scene that I ...


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Happy Birthday Next Weekend, S&R

Hearsay
What are you doing Labor Day weekend? Me? I’m so glad you asked! I’m going to my in-laws in Sun City, Texas, where we’re going to grill out and (try to) watch preseason football and referee the kids and maybe squeeze in a...



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Soundcheck 817: Animal Spirit, Friday on the Green Preview

Eric Griffey
This week’s Soundcheck took us all the way to the outer-reaches of Fort Worth Weekly‘s office. Animal Spirit piled into our conference room and suffered the distractions of our highly professional staff. The four-pi...


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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Looks like 1912 Hemphill (aka 1912 Bar or whatever the kids are calling it) is quickly becoming the spot for the edgier local bands to play – oh sure, it’s not unimaginable that Jacob Furr or Animal Spirit would play her...