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Rockin’ Ron Thompson Gets Some Love

The daughter of longtime local drummer Rockin’ Ron Thompson started an online funding campaign to help her father pay bills as he struggles to...

Texas Boys Choir Christmas Concert

Local stars Leon Bridges and Kelly Clarkson recently snagged Grammy nominations, but The Fort is already home to a two-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble that...

Old Man Luedecke, Tim O’Brien at Live Oak On Friday

What’s the difference between a banjo and an anchor? You tie a rope around an anchor before you throw it overboard. What’s the difference between...

The Positive And Negative Of Sir Doug Sahm

First-time filmmaker Joe Nick Patoski had a good problem at tonight's showing of Sir Doug & The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove -- more patrons...

Glam-Rock Royalty on Race Street

As a co-founder of glam-rock pioneers the New York Dolls in the 1970s, Sylvain Sylvain helped make too-small girls’ clothing an acceptable part of...

DVD Review: The Last Five Years

With Jason Robert Brown in town for the TCU Festival of American Song, I feel like now’s as good a time as any to...

Cliburn Junior Competition Report

There are many different ways to judge the success or failure of the first-ever Cliburn Junior Piano Competition, but the yardstick I’m using is...

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...

News Roundup: June 11, 2015

R.I.P., Ornette Coleman From New York comes the sad news that jazz legend and Fort Worth native Ornette Coleman has died at the age of...

Bad Blonde: Super Unknown

Rarely does a young band drop onto the scene fully formed. Burning Hotels, Lifters/The Orbans, The Unlikely Candidates. And maybe a couple more. Now there’s...