Posts Tagged ‘The Grotto’

Music Awards Festival Lineup

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...


Music Awards Are Here

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...


Wondercrust: Shut Up and Riff

In the spirit of MST3K, these comedians are making B-movies watchable. Semi-watchable.
Nick McClanahan stared at the projector screen in front of The Grotto, a Monticello rock venue, on a recent Thursday night among two dozen other folks. The images were playing, but there wasn’t any audio. And it was 11:43. Th...


Soundcheck 817: The Hendersons at The Grotto

Eric Griffey
This week, the Soundcheck party handcar trudged haplessly to The Grotto (517 University Dr.), where The Henderson’s will be playing tomorrow night (Feb. 27). Frontman Nolan Ryan Robertson and guitarist Caleb Stanislaw pla...


Soundcheck 817: Trái Bơ at The Grotto

Eric Griffey
For this week’s soundcheck, we met up with half of Trái Bơ at The Grotto (517 University Dr., 817-882-9331). They’ll be playing tonight with Cleanup, Tallows from OKC, Megafauna from ATX. Steve Steward did an exc...


Concert Review: Troody at the Grotto

Lyndsay Cole
Rarely does a band captivate me the first time I see them, however, two Friday nights ago at The Grotto (517 University Dr.), Troody managed to do just that. I had heard some good things about frontman Grant Bloom from some fri...


Miss Tipsy: Sober at the Bar

Colleen Fischer
Have you ever experimented with going out one night and not drinking at all? As in, being the only sober one with a group of friends for an entire night? I’m talking about a place that only serves drinks –– no live music,...


Soundcheck 817: Shake the Moon

Eric Griffey
This week’s edition of Soundcheck 817 features Shake the Moon performing their song “Pillow Talk.” You can see these nice lads tonight with Morningside Drive, Bomb Quixote, and Dead Vinyl.The doors open at 8pm...


Mammal Virus: Call the Audio Ambulance Tonight

Instead of at the Ozzie Rabbit, The Mammal Virus will be at The Grotto tonight (Thursday), headlining a stellar-ass 817 bill: prog-rockers Chingalotus, hard-poppers Mean Motor Scooter (whose new single, “Rhythm of Love,” is...


Top 5 Shows

        1.) Here. Watch this pile of crap. You could probably call Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club’s move to Thursday nights Must-Not-See TV, though the visuals at these events are technically movies. And,...