We've parsed through the lineups and cut through the noise to bring you a monthly roundup of the best live shows in Fort Worth. 


Anything for Selena: Tribute to the Queen of Tejano

An all-star tribute ensemble — Karol Posadas (vocalist), Walter Bala (drums), Jose Urizar (guitarra), Cobarrubias (bajo) and Juan Carlos Valladares (piano) — visit Cowtown to perform classic songs by the iconic Queen of Tejano music. Show starts at 8 p.m. at Lola's Trailer Park.



Vincent Neil Emerson CD Release Show

The Post at River East is a newish Riverside-area restaurant and music venue. On September 13, classic country troubadour Vincent Neil Emerson and his full band are performing. The event celebrates his newest album release. All ages are welcome. Tickets are $12.



Whiskey Ranch Concert Series Featuring Monte Montgomery

Catch a live performance by American singer-songwriter Monte Montgomery at Whiskey Ranch later this month. Attendees of the $25 event are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs for the outdoor concert. Alchemy Pops, Gepetto’s Pizza Truck and sampling by Meat Church BBQ will be available for concertgoers. You can capture the night via take-home polaroids thanks to Photo Bus DFW, which will be on-site. As a friendly reminder, no outside food or beverages are allowed. Parking is limited (please rideshare or carpool) and dogs are not allowed. 



Michael Bolton: The Symphony Sessions

Mr. “When a Man Loves a Woman” performs at Bass Performance Hall later this month. Michael Bolton, the Grammy Award-winning singer, has sold more than 65 million records globally. The one-night-only performance will feature live performances by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Ticket prices vary.


Texas Country Music Weekend

Plan your visit to the Fort Worth Stockyards for three days of non-stop live country music, performances, artist autographs and industry awards, all leading up to the Texas Country Music Awards on Sunday, September 22, at Billy Bob's Texas.



Oktoberfest Fort Worth

Live music is a huge component of the annual beer-hoisting festivity known as Oktoberfest Fort Worth. The music tends toward polka, of course, and features bands like Alpine Village Band, Nick Ballarini, Walburg Boys and Alex Meixner Band. Tickets range from $5-15.