Music

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...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2016 Jan 20 - 5:05pm

Anyone who’s ever listened to his or her favorite band play that one great song in concert understands the raw, unbridled power of live music. There’s just something special about being in the presence of gifted musicians, experiencing their unique art first-hand and sharing those notes...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Sep 28 - 12:18pm

A decade and a half has passed since five aspiring musicians, with an average age of 15, formed a band in a garage in their hometown of Fort Worth. They named it Green River Ordinance (GRO) after the Texas state law forbidding door-to-door sales. On this 15th anniversary, to mark the years...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 23 - 4:29pm

Fort Worth native Trevor Douglas made it to the ranks of American Idol 2015’s Top 24 contestants. He traveled to Nashville for the Season 14 auditions and performed Sing by Ed Sheeran for the judges, who all gave him a resounding “yes.” While Douglas is only 16 years old, he...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Dec 3 - 9:57am

The Fort Worth Youth Orchestra has produced a long line of men and women who went on to distinguished careers as professional musicians.

An international tour is a significant part of the youth orchestra experience. The 2014 tour to Italy featured a concert in the Tuscan city of Lucca. Photo courtesy of the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra. Without the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra, John...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Oct 27 - 4:17pm

Pat Green is in good company with his latest tune. The Texan released a new single, Girls From Texas, with Houston native Lyle Lovett joining him on the mid-tempo song.

| by Jessy Diamba | Girls From Texas is presumably from an upcoming new album. Green’s last studio record, What I’m For, was released in 2011, but he also released Songs We Wish We’d Written, a collection of some of his favorite hits, in 2012. While the singer hasn’t...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Oct 27 - 3:16pm

Luke Wade and Reagan James from the Metroplex are both competing to be the winner of NBC’s The Voice. From Burleson, Reagan James had both Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani spinning their chairs in the first seconds of her blind audition. James chose Blake Shelton as her coach after he...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Sep 24 - 10:26am

Betty Lynn Buckley and T Bone Burnett were both 19 years old and living in Fort Worth when they began making music together. Buckley is one of theater’s most respected and legendary leading ladies, often referred to as “The Voice of Broadway.” Burnett is renowned for his brilliant...

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