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Big Bertha

The last time I saw local fusion pioneers Bertha Coolidge play, I admit, I was a little underwhelmed. Could have been the venue: the...

Scorched Earth

We are survivalists. Quickly and accurately, we must use our eyes and ears (and sometimes noses) to separate the people who will happily pick...

Sound, Art

Last spring, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth did a trés cool, trés New York City thing and produced an outdoor concert, in...

Flying Solo

Admittedly, the four members of Soulever Lift realize they're just another local band following every possible avenue to achieve some sort of success in...

Big Dans and Mikes

Say what you will about Rolling Stone's hero-worship, staunchly leftist sympathies, arbitrary lists, and relatively recent descent into fetishizing celebrities a la People magazine,...

David “Honeyboy” Edwards

David "Honeyboy" Edwards is no longer in his prime, but he's still got the feel for the old-time, acoustic blues. Born into a sharecropper family...

Samuel James

Samuel James' version of the blues mixes tradition, sly humor, and a knowing wink with a steady, almost hypnotic acoustic beat. On Songs Famed...

Gonna Fly Now

Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Wills recently relocated to her hometown of Fort Worth after a few years working a non-musical gig in the gorgeous mountain city...

The Show: Drowning Pool

A funny thing happened to Drowning Pool on the way to the forum: The wheels fell off the chariot. The Dallas boys broke out...

On the Cusp

Not sure what it means, but at Calhoun's packed show last week at Lola's, when the Fort Worth rock 'n' roll quartet/quintet played "Kick-Drum...