Music Pencil

Nazi Punks, F*ck Off

Bertha Coolidge: Jazz in Your Rock Pants

Best Fort Worth(-ish) Albums of ’16

Maren Morris Is Our Hero

Steve Gnash, Complete: Weirdness Rules

Blotch Jumbo

Hearsay

Hearsay

Where? All Over

The Where House is a newish arts space near 1919 Hemphill that’s hosted some interesting happenings lately — a string that will continue on...

Sean Russell Returns

 Probably more so than any other local musician, Fort Worth Americana-pop singer-songwriter Sean Russell is a fan of local music. Seriously. He’s rabid. You...

Calhoun, Lola’s-paloozza, Music Awards

Way back in September, 2009, not long after Calhoun allegedly broke up, the two main songwriters, frontman/lyricist Tim Locke and multi-instrumentalist Jordan Roberts, started...

Explorations in Zounds

As I pompously declared last week (“C’mon Feel the Noize,” April 21), there seems to be an 817 audience hungry for post-everything music, a...

C’mon Feel the Noize

Noise is the new black. The number of local practitioners of non-linear, post-everything, totally fucked-up “music” has ballooned over the past couple of years,...

Launching

On Saturday at The Grotto (517 University Dr. near the Cultural District, 817-882-9331), the Rivercrest Yacht Club will play its second-to-last show for a...

Merkin, McInroe, and You

Sure, there are free outdoor shows everywhere in the summer in the Fort. And there are free benefit outdoor shows. But don’t workaday local...

Haitians, Indians, and Darrin

A couple thousand good, music-loving souls came and went throughout the afternoon and evening on Saturday for Fort Worth Sings for Haiti, an all-day...

Causes, Effects

This past SXSW wasn’t nearly as packed as it’s been in previous years, due no doubt to the crappy economy. But South-by’s loss was...

SXFW

Every year around this time, I launch into a spleen-o-gram about SXSW and how the annual Austin music festival is supposed to be about...