Posts Tagged ‘quaker city night hawks’

Fort Worth: On the Map

Every “local” talk radio show you listen to, every “local” newscast you suffer through, every scrap of national media that pops up on your smartphone or computer –– their creators mostly all see Fort Worth and Dalla...


Sessions with Copeland’s Haters

About a year after his last studio album, a self-titled trip through non-twangy but C&W-influenced Americana (“Copeland’s Time,” Nov. 2, 2011), Fort Worth singer-songwriter Scott Copeland had had enough. “The group ...

Too high for North Congress: Fort Worth Southern punks The Longshots stopped pedestrians in their tracks. Matt Mabe

South By Recap

A Fort Worth muso brings back a report from the frontlines.
The traffic. The lines. The overpriced food-truck fare. The nonstop day-drinking. The huge crowds. The anxiety I feel every year before South By Southwest often unsettles me to the point of nausea. It really is a lot to take in...

You can see The Hanna Barbarians at SXSW on Saturday and then at the Madness St. Patrick's Day party here on Sunday.

South By Weekend

’Tis the season for music festivals, anchored by possibly the best, most progressive, easiest-to-navigate festival in the world, South By Southwest. Created some 25 years ago as a showcase for up-and-coming bands, the annual ...


Dia De Los Toadies

Two Thursdays ago during happy hour at Lola’s Saloon, Toadies frontman Vaden Todd Lewis and drummer Mike Reznicek said they’re bringin’ it on home. Their 6th Annual Dia De Los Toadies will take place Sept. 13-14 in Fort W...

(From left to right) Matt Mabe, Sam Anderson, David Matsler, and Pat Adams are on the way up.

Boss Honcho

Just try to knock Quaker City Night Hawks off their lofty perch.
Bona fide, non-hyphenated rock ’n’ roll is not something you pump out after learning just a couple of chords, though, yes, lots of bands (looking at you, AC/DC) have made a mint off spinning G, C, and D (and maybe two or th...


Hoogie Boogie Land, Tex.

So I’m broke, and the year I elect to stay home instead of go to Austin for South by Southwest, the annual international music festival and conference (March 12-17), is shaping up to be one of the most Fort-friendly South-bys...

The first in a series of planned Hanna Barbarians EPs has a winner.

Songs of the Year

Another year, another batch of solid local tuneage.
True, recording technology has become cheaper over the past decade, and even the most antisocial or horrible local singer-songwriter can put out a record. But that ease of access just explains the numbers of records coming out ...

Fort Worth psycho-surf punks Fungi Girls will rock Lolaspalooza III on Friday night.

Lola’s, 1919 Fests

This weekend, not one but two –– count ’em, two –– underground festivals are happening, and while they mostly draw from different demographics, Lolaspalooza III and 1919 Hemphill’s 10th anniversary bash will be comp...

Quaker City will be one of several Fort Worth bands featured in the Chevy Music Showcase.

UPDATE Fort Worth Bands Shine on Chevy Series on Kimmel

Quaker City Night Hawks, The Hanna Barbarians, Holy Moly, Tejas Brothers, and KatsuK bassist D. Anson Brody will represent the Fort in the North Texas Chevy Music Showcase, a mini-documentary that will air every Wednesday and T...