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Fortress of Solid Tunes

All week leading up to the much-anticipated Fortress Festival, the weekend weather forecast became increasingly ominous, prompting many to post on social media concerns...

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,...

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...

Seizing the Fortress

Fort Worth has no shortage of small-ish music festivals. Most are booked at Panther Island Pavilion, Shipping and Receiving, or Lola’s Saloon, and the...

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...