Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Happiest Hours in Fort Worth

‘Tis always the season to think about cocktails, good food and making merry. Here are a few suggestions for Fort Worth’s happiest hours. Shops at Clearfork Multiple restaurants in the shops offer dynamite happy hours. Here are a few of our favorites: B&B Butchers' Booze & Bites menu Monday -…

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Sanni: Better Days Ahead

Seeking a better life, Sanni’s mother moved her family from the Bronx to Fort Worth many years ago. The theme of better times continues to play a central role in Sanni’s career as a rapper, singer and songwriter. Sanni sees music as a tool to uplift and a reflection of his Christian faith. His…

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Key Latrice: Storytelling in Song and Rhyme

Key Latrice’s first musical memories are of singing in church at the age of four. Her siblings lost interest in singing, but Latrice continued honing her musical skills. While attending Dunbar High School in Fort Worth’s East Side, Latrice expanded her vocal prowess. Already influenced by musicians…

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Squeezebox Bandits: The Sounds of Texas

Like a Master Chef who pulls from a wide range of influences, accordionist Abel Casillas has created a sonic cuisine that reflects Texas’ rich musical tapestry. The Fort Worth native is best known as the singer/songwriter/arranger for Squeezebox Bandits, the uber-popular country/Tex-Mex quartet that…

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Cumbia in Fort Worth

Cumbia is party music. With its instantly recognizable rhythm, plethora of instruments and blend of cultural influences, it’s no wonder that the cumbia is loved across Latin America. Originating in Colombia in the 17 th century, this blend of indigenous and African music and dance achieved massive…

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Live Music Updates and More

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 upliftedspirits as part of a fundraising concert that netted more than $60,000 for local artists. …

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