With the reopening of bars, restaurants and music venues within certain guidelines, live music is slowly returning to The Fort. If you're looking to venture out, here's a roundup of live music events happening in Fort Worth this June.
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THE POST AT RIVER EAST
The Post at River East offers an open-air dining experience and well-curated live music. The Riverside restaurant, bar and music venue is strictly following social distancing guidelines, so reservations are highly recommended. Local Tex-Mex troubadours Squeezebox Bandits launched a Wednesday evening concert series (6-9 p.m.) that runs through June.
Squeezebox Bandits are live in the courtyard now! Come hear some live music this evening while enjoying a delicious meal from our kitchen paired with one of our signature cocktails or local beer! 🎥 @brooksburrisphotography • • • #livemusicisback #courtyard #fortworthfood #fortworthcocktails #fortworthmusic #squeezeboxbandits #socialdistance #texmex #hearfortworth #rivereast #fortworthweekly #fortworth #texas
LOLA’S TRAILER PARK
Lola’s Trailer Park, the outdoor music venue adjacent to Lola’s Saloon, just announced its reopening plans. There will only be outdoor seating available with tables limited to groups of six. Bartenders will come to the tables so there’s no waiting in line. Indoor entry at nearby Lola’s Saloon is for bathroom use only. Hand sanitizers and hand-washing stations will be located throughout the venue.
Lola’s Trailer has three events scheduled so far. On June 14, locally-grown produce vendors, food trucks, face paintings and live music will help kick off Lola’s Local Farmers Market.
Strangefest 3 honors late local musician Dillon Strange. On June 14, the fundraising event will feature a hot dog eating contest and several bands. Just Encased Food Truck will have craft sausages available.
Lola’s Rock n Roll Rummage Sale returns June 28 with 50 vendors selling everything from art pieces and antiques to books and records. The family-friendly, pet-friendly (with leash) event will also have food trucks, beverages from the bar, live music and face-painting.
Hey guys, we’re back today after a couple of months off and we couldn’t be more excited! We will be open from 3pm-10pm today and will be following all of the new health code regulations. Here’s what to expect: 1. Outdoor seating only, up to 6 people per table max. 2. No standing or loitering & no bar service, the bartender will come to you at your table. 3. Indoor entry permitted only for restroom use & must maintain 6 ft of social distance traveling to and from. 4. We encourage you to use our hand sanitizing & hand washing stations throughout our establishment during your visit. 5. Be kind and courteous to your neighbors and Lola’s staff members. Lola’s staff has been working hard to ensure your safety upon reopening. We know these times are challenging and we want to thank you for your continued support and love for our Lola’s family! WE LOVE YOU, now let the good times roll! Love, Lola’s . . #lolastrailerpark
TUESDAYS AT WISHBONE & FLINT
Near Southside-based Wishbone & Flynt was recently voted “Best New Restaurant” by Fort Worth Magazine. The restaurant recently announced a Tuesday evening songwriter series. Chad Prather, Rob Redwine, Steve Helms Band and Ben McPherson performed on the recent inaugural performance. Space is limited. Book your next visit online.
Tuesday night was the first of many in The Songwriter Series hosted here at Wishbone & Flynt, and what a cool night it was to be here. @watchchad @robredwinemusic @stevehelmsband + @benmecphersonfiddle took the stage and entertained us into the night - with a surprise performance by our very own @jessi_england. Based on last week’s turnout, you should book your table NOW to enjoy next Tuesday’s show on the patio. Link in bio. 🪕
LIVE AT THE DRIVE-IN MUSIC SERIES
The visionary team that created Fortress Festival is working to provide safe in-person concert experiences. Fortress Presents recently announced an ongoing collaboration with Coyote Drive-In called Live at the Drive-in.
Fortress Festival founder Alec Jhangiani said the outdoor movie theater offers the perfect setting for folks to choose how they want to experience the music. Listeners can enjoy the tunes from inside their car, or they can park a lawn chair to enjoy an open air concert experience.
The inaugural concert featured singer-songwriter Paul Cauthen, country music star Nikki Lane, local singer-songwriter Vincent Neil Emerson and indie-pop singer-songwriter Remy Reilly. Follow Fortress Presents on Facebook and Instagram for upcoming concert information.
MAIN AT SOUTHSIDE
Main at Southside is back! Pop rock group The Grant Morrison Band cite The Strokes, Tom Waits and The Black Keys among their influences. You can catch the trio’s debut album release concert and Morrison’s birthday this June 5. The evening concert also feature local rock quartet Bruce Magnus and blues rockers The Weathered Eyes.