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Cody Jinks Hits 30

The lanky stoner-looking dude at the bar at the White Elephant Saloon in the Stockyards might seem a little out of place amid all...

James McMurtry’s White Noise

James McMurtry has wrapped up a new album, and he’s playing Magnolia Motor Lounge on Friday. The album will be the follow-up to the...

Critical MASS

It’s not unusual for a bar, restaurant, or music venue to have a small army of investors. To get a project off the ground,...

Vodeo Pulls Out a New Album

Bald beneath a backward snapback and bearded in a way that is somewhere between “lazily unshaven” and “edgy youth pastor,” Vodeo bassist/co-songwriter Jacob Pullig...

Easy, Shannon

Listen: A giant lived here. Ronald Shannon Jackson was born in Fort Worth on Jan. 12, 1940. He died here on Saturday, of leukemia, in...

Tulips Arrives

When a small stretch of St. Louis Avenue was recently renamed T Bone Burnett Avenue (in honor of the Grammy-winning musician, producer, and Fort...
Like The Light Crust Doughboys, Shotgun Friday harks back to the days when bands had sponsors.

Slammin’ Sounds

Shotgun Friday is blending music with craft beer know-how into an eclectic mix of sounds that co-frontman and banjoist Tony Drewry has dubbed “hill-hop,”...

Twilite Lounge 2

Beneath glowing blue and yellow neon, there’s a door that cuts off the corner of a low industrial building. The former warehouse now proudly...

Bass Family Music Grant Sparks Some Backlash

Some artists are a little P.O.’d. They don’t think of musicmaking as a smackdown-able thing. It’s more like a higher calling. To them, asking...

Music Awards

We’ve come a long way. When I took over as associate editor in 2002, a job that also included helming the music section and writing...