Local Music

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Feb 22 - 10:49am

The Unlikely Candidates
Just because a band has been around for nearly a decade doesn’t necessarily mean it’s hanging up platinum records and using Grammys as paperweights. For Fort Worth-based alternative rock quintet The Unlikely Candidates, the last nine years have been spent learning – honing their...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Aug 28 - 11:54am

Andy Meadows releases new EP, performs at Live Oak Music Hall

Andy Meadows’ big, deep baritone radio voice merges with a cool and calm presentation that carries over into his singing voice. His performances are reminiscent of the classic “George Strait appeal”—no bells and whistles, just standing on the stage with his mic and singing....

Posted By Erin Lawson on 2014 Dec 22 - 10:24am

So, for the last few years, Denton has been a bastion of AMAZING music. Well, I've got news for you, it hasn't stopped. I'm totally digging (and to be honest, kind of crushing on) a relatively new indie-folk band called Old Potion. Dylan Kellam on guitar and vocals, Claire Morales on...

Posted By Erin Lawson on 2013 Jun 4 - 10:32am

In the spirit of raising awareness about some of the local acts that make us proud to be from Texas, for the next few blogs, I will be doing something a little different. Rather than reviewing brand spanking new releases, I’ll be recommending new-ish releases from some amazing local DFW...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 May 31 - 12:25pm

Local band, The Unlikely Candidates, just signed their first record deal.

by Noah Anderson So how did you guys settle on the name The Unlikely Candidates?  I would love to tell people it came from the hammering pang of some epiphanic moment of adversity or Jim Morrison came to me in a dream. Truth is, we made a list of about a thousand names and that was the only...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Nov 29 - 11:28am

Foxtrot Uniform's recent success is just the beginning

Kenny Uptain and Kelly Test have been kicked out of bands, had members quit and, in the end, found that in forming Foxtrot Uniform, they have had success with their album Huj! Huj! Hajrah! because of the positive reception it has received. With a passion to perform, the duo played close to 200...