Music

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jun 16 - 2:47pm

Photo by Julien Lambert. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) has named an interim president, about a month after former president Amy Adkins announced her resignation.  David Hyslop will assume the position starting July 24, the symphony announced Friday. He will remain in the role...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 May 18 - 12:27pm

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra President Amy Adkins is stepping down. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association (FWSOA) announced Thursday that Adkins has accepted a position as president of the All Saints Health Foundation in Fort Worth. Adkins served six years with the FWSOA and will end her...

Posted By Nia Brookins on 2017 Mar 9 - 1:20pm

Cover shot by: Emil Riley Festival season has arrived, with South by Southwest starting Friday and featuring former Vice President Joe Biden and big time comedians, musicians and filmmakers among others. South by Southwest, or SXSW for short, has an overwhelming number of Fort Worth natives this...

Posted By Molly Jenkins on 2017 Mar 3 - 3:09pm

A rebranded version of Untapped, a Texas craft beer and music festival, is set to take place at Fort Worth’s Panther Island Pavilion on June 3. Renamed Index Fest 2017, the programming will be expanded to include more food and art, in addition to the craft beer and music. The festival will...

Posted By Nia Brookins on 2017 Mar 2 - 2:07pm

The Fort Worth music scene has been growing rapidly in the past few years. From the recently announced  Fortress Festival, to the open mic nights at The Grotto, Lola’s Saloon or the Live Oak, it is undeniable that Fort Worth has talented musicians. And while a city nicknamed “...

Posted By Nia Brookins on 2017 Feb 27 - 1:40pm

Fort Worthians can kick off March with brews and live entertainment at The Wild Acre Brewing Company on El Paso Street, celebrating the birthday of the man Fort Worth is named after – General William Jenkins Worth. The event takes place March 1-4 and will feature food, both from food trucks...

Posted By Laura Belpedio on 2017 Jan 24 - 10:00am

Fort Worthians getting their flower crowns ready for the city’s upcoming music festival now have a lineup of music artists to go with it – a lineup that includes the minds behind the opening theme of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things. Fortress Festival, an inaugural music and...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 21 - 4:52pm

The U.K. will soon be getting a taste of Texas music with a concert series heading out to London this week. Local artists like Luke Wade, Joey Green and Austin Allsup are London-bound with eight other Texas musicians for the Texas Music Takeover, a seven-day concert series showcasing Texas music...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 10 - 4:30pm

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra concerts are canceled through the end of the year due to the musicians' strike, but that's not stopping the holiday music from happening. Orchestra musicians, under the name Symphony Musicians of Fort Worth, are planning to perform "A Fort Worth Family...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 24 - 1:49pm

Holiday concerts like Handel’s Messiah and New Year’s Eve: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald are on hold for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra – at least for now. The orchestra announced Monday that the ongoing musicians’ strike will continue through Dec. 31, therefore canceling...

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