Music

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...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:33am

Photo courtesy of the Fortress Festival team A lot of plugging in and getting loud will going on in Fort Worth's Cultural District next spring.  The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is teaming up with Fort Worth-based production and promotions company Fortress Presents to launch Fortress...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 4 - 9:25am

Fort Worth soul singer Leon Bridges's career continues to be smooth sailin'. The Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau (FWCVB) will honor the 27-year-old musician at its fourth annual meeting and breakfast on Feb. 1. Bridges will receive the FWCVB's 2017 Hospitality Award, given to...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Sep 21 - 11:54am

UPDATE: Concerts are now canceled through Nov. 6. No David Bowie. No Arborlawn United Methodist Church concert. No Rachmaninoff. With the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra still on strike, concerts scheduled between Sept. 24 and Oct. 2 have been canceled. Orchestra musicians have been on strike...

Posted By Nicole Crites on 2016 Sep 13 - 11:30am

Hudson Moore, one of Fort Worth’s very own, will be performing alongside Martina McBride in Sarah Cannon’s Bands Against Cancer tour kicking off in Grand Prairie on Sept. 16. Moore will be opening for the famed country crooner until the benefit tour ends on Oct. 26 in Nashville, Tenn...

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