Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2014 Apr 28 - 3:18pm
The Fort Worth Music Festival returns to the Panther Island Pavilion this month for its fourth year under its new moniker.
Ray Wylie Hubbard will take the stage at this year's festival.
Underscoring the depth and variety of Fort Worth’s musical traditions, the two-day, two-stage event (formerly Jazz by the Boulevard) showcases 18 bands across several genres,...
Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Feb 18 - 11:36am
Arlington-based group Pentatonix takes over the music scene with their innovative twist on pop and electronic music.
Your unique style of infusing a capella with popular music blows me away. Why a capella?
It started out as a hobby. We started as an a capella trio when we were young. Then we put our stuff on YouTube. What we have is very special and not many people can do this a capella thing. We’ve...
Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Jan 23 - 2:51pm
We sat down with Pentatonix’s Scott Hoying and got the lowdown on the band and the album.
Arlington-based group Pentatonix takes over the music scene with their innovative twist on pop and electronic music. Not able to hide by synthesizers (the nature of a capella), this group relied on their raw voices to carry them to the top of the Billboard charts. Creating their own arrangements...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Dec 2 - 4:53pm
Brandon Chase may not be a household name...yet.
by Courtney Dabney | The singer/songwriter found his passion for music at age 14. Now, just five years later, he landed an audition on season five of The Voice. His vocal of Wanted got two judges to turn their chairs his way, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton. Chase was rewarded with a spot on Shelton...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Sep 26 - 10:30am
Whiskey Folk lead singer, Tyler Rougex, discusses new members, new sounds and a new studio.
I know you have gone through several bassists; how did you find your current low end? Jack, our current bassist, was actually like a Whiskey Folk Ramblers fan. He would come to our shows and hang out with us, and we got to know him – we all got along and we became good friends. Well, we found...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Aug 28 - 12:38pm
We sat down with the members of Green Light Pistol to discuss family, writing and varied inspiration.
Can you tell me the pros and cons of working with such a large group? Chad: This band is really made for each other. In a lot of bands, you can have three people, and that can be too many because of the egos. We police ourselves individually, and everyone is their own boss. So when we bring...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jul 25 - 3:07pm
On the day we spoke, Jay was writing music for an Aleve commercial in his home studio
How long have you been performing?
Well, my very first performance in front of people, playing guitar and singing was when I was in 10th grade for a talent show. So that was about 20 years ago. And playing music became my full time job, let’s see, in 2008. That was when I started making my...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 12:18pm
Jamey Ice, lead guitarist for Green River Ordinance, sat down with me in his restaurant BREWED to talk about music, family, charity and the freedom to create the music he wants.
What is it like performing with your brother? It’s really fun. We get along really well. We share a hotel room every night you know; we lived together when we were in college. It has been the same five guys for 12 years, so we are all literally like brothers. We know everything about...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 12:14pm
What Locals are listing to.
Country music all-star, Brad Paisley, is returning to the spotlight with the release of his ninth studio album, Wheelhouse. Three-time Grammy Award winner with an additional 14 Academy of Country Music Association Awards, Paisley has defined himself as a leader...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 11:00am
The Texas Commission on the Arts appointed local artist, TCU alum and former professor of painting, the 2013 state (two-dimensional) artist. Jim Woodson, whose career as a professional painter spans five decades, draws inspiration from the high deserts of the Southwest, mostly Texas and New Mexico...