Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Author: Edward Brown

Edward Brown writes about music, arts and news for a variety of publications. He’s an award-winning writer for the Fort Worth Weekly and volunteers for numerous Fort Worth nonprofits. 

“Every herd going up the trail stopped here in Fort Worth to replenish supplies. After selling their herds, the drovers would stop here once again to spend their hard-earned money. Because of Fort Worth’s significance to the cattle drives, our city earned its most enduring nickname, Cowtown.” 

Live Music Updates and More

Posted On May 11, 2020 | Edward Brown

Thousands of Fort Worthians, Texans and folks from around the world had their eyes on a recent live-stream music show in the Near Southside. R&B sensation Leon Bridges and local singer-songwriter Abraham Alexander uplifted spirits as part of a fundraising concert that netted more than $60,000 for local artists. 

Making Music At Home

Posted On April 29, 2020 | Edward Brown

Many Fort Worthians are turning to local live stream shows to unwind and relax after a long day of work and guiding their kid through remote learning classes. Local performing arts groups are using the opportunity to serve the Fort Worth community by providing homebound folks with online music lessons and tips for making music at home.