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Hope Is Alive

Fort Worth native and accomplished tenor saxophonist Rachella Parks never considered herself a jazz musician per se. Even if her deep tones reflect past...

Black Francis

What’s in a name, anyway? Would a Frank Black by any other name still be weird? Or better yet, will he still be inextricably tied...

SPEAK Out

This Saturday at Ridglea Theater, Black Tie Dynasty, PPT, The Burning Hotels, and the cut*off, among others, are performing a benefit concert put on...

Mike Marshall & Darol Anger with Väsen

There is as much yearning as there is unmistakable joy in the instrumental, pragmatically if unimaginatively named Mike Marshall & Darol Anger with Väsen. The...

The Rivercrest Yacht Club

Imagine if acts like the Beastie Boys, RUN-D.M.C., and LL Cool J had launched from Panther City instead of The Bronx or Brooklyn. Imagine also...

Boldly Going

The history of rock 'n' roll is filled with would-be messiahs. John Lennon reportedly told his fellow Beatles — after multiple hits of acid...

Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers

On the stripped-down ... en duo, Canadians Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers bring a crisp freshness to a dozen familiar songs and share...

Johnny Cash & Assorted Guests

One of the best things about the newly released DVD The Best Of The Johnny Cash TV Show: 1969-1971 is the reminder, if we...

The Sadies

The Sadies built their reputation on a mélange of styles referred to by various critics as (choose one or more terms) honkytonk rockabilly twang...

GRO Signs With Major Label

They've just signed to a major label, but they don't have any plans to move from Fort Worth to L.A., New York, Nashville, Des...