Posts Tagged ‘The Cellar’

I Want A New Drug

With her life on the line, this rocker traveled to India for a possible cure.
Steve Watkins
In 2011 at the recently shuttered TCU-area dive bar The Cellar, Elle Hurley did what she had done dozens of times before: She took the stage with her angry-rock band the Transistor Tramps. The sight of her, though, was surreal....


Beneath the Cellar

Fort Worth Weekly
How old was the Cellar? Because when I first went to it in the fall of 1999 (the semester at TCU when I was newly 21), I’m pretty sure it was still called the Hi-Hat. I had only been in Fort Worth for a few years prior to tha...


Concert Review: Dead Vinyl at The Cellar

Lyndsay Cole
Last year, Panther City Exchange hired me to book the organization’s biggest event, The Fort Worth Rock Assembly, in which original bands cover a classic rock band. A new band, Dead Vinyl (called The Sweet Rides at the time),...


Top 5 Shows

1.) The Bomb Factory (2713 Canton St., 214-932-6501) celebrated its grand opening (reopening?) last night with a show by one of Dallas’ biggest musical exports, singer-songwriter Erykah Badu. On Saturday the sprawling Deep El...


Dark Waves

The first time I saw Hentai Improvising Orchestra was on a sunny Saturday afternoon in the late aughts, out behind Doc’s Records & Vintage’s original location on Montgomery Street. The experience was very church-like. T...


The Top 5 Shows

(This, my Thursday installment of “interesting,” for lack of a better word, concerts, has gone by several different names since its inception last month, most recently “The Top 5 Shows,” but I don’t think I’ve found...

Giles McCrary’s documentary screens Fri.

Cellar Comes to Light

If you read Fort Worth Weekly’s cover story about Giles McCrary and his documentary about The Cellar (“Cellar Dwellers,” May 8, 2013), you may remember that he wanted to finish his work on the film in time to submit it to...


Cellar Dwellers

A local filmmaker documents a historic Fort Worth music club.
With the Cellar, what’s legend and what’s real …” said Giles McCrary, trailing off, implying that they’re hard to tell apart. He’s made it his job to figure that out, though. The genial, bearded 60-year-old wasn’t...

You Must Be Weird or You Wouldn’t Be Here

Anthony Mariani
Local filmmaker Giles McCrary has produced and directed a documentary about one of the most storied clubs in all of Texas: The Cellar. You Must Be Weird or You Wouldn’t Be Here is filled with never-before-seen photos and 8mm ...

Cellar Star Bongo Joe Remembered

Anthony Mariani
Every year, The Oxford American magazine puts out a music issue, a few hundred pages devoted mostly to obscure musicians from the south –– each issue comes with a compilation CD of select music. In the OA’s most recent it...