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Steve Steward

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Soldiering On

Local musicians take note: If you aren’t selling your music, you either don’t know your market or aren’t hustling hard enough. That’s a lesson...

On the Outside

Richard Haskins is playing in Fort Worth for the first time in years on Friday night at Shipping & Receiving Bar. I’ve never met...

Meta Flow

Rap, as an artform, is incredibly malleable, but it is often pinned down by persistent stereotypes. Fort Worth rapper Wrex seeks to rise above...

Back to Ramblin’

There was a time three or four years ago when Whiskey Folk Ramblers were seemingly everywhere. They gigged constantly, drinking tons and bringing a...

Bucket List Grind

Who is Juma Spears? Given that Fort Worth’s music scene seems to revolve around rock and country bands, the 23-year-old rapper’s name might not...

Live Oak Dead

Last week, the employees of the Live Oak were called together for a meeting. The 25 or so staffers learned that the West Magnolia...

Nice Work If You Can Get It

A common adage soft-pedaled to many aspiring musicians is “don’t quit your day job.” That prickly little quip is often spoken by a parent,...

Lion Frogs

If you were to imagine a local reggae band fronted by a singer from Jamaica, students from TCU probably wouldn’t figure into your mental...

After the Monkey House

There used to be this short-lived venue called Cowtown Bar and Grill, where Camp Bowie Boulevard meets the traffic circle. That’s where I saw...

From Thick Air

Fun fact: Late in the summer of 2009, I drove to a residential neighborhood in South Arlington to audition for a doom metal band....