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. 

August 3

The Tony Green Show

The self-described “internet talk show that thinks it’s a TV show” is airing episode 3, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, this Saturday at Shipping and Receiving Bar. Host Tony Green exudes unicorn-levels of positive vibes on his namesake show, which features short skits and interviews with local personalities. Each live airing ends with a music performance. This episode’s live act is Meach Pango, a popular alternative rock outfit from Saginaw. 

 


August 10

Cut Throat Finches Album Release w/ Polydogs & Matthew McNeal

Main at South Side hosts indie rockers Cut Throat Finches as they release their third album, "In Event of Moon Disaster." The headliners are backed by the formidable talent of Matt Tedder and his new roots-based rock quarter Polydogs. Singer-songwriter Matthew McNeal rounds out the performances that evening. 

 


August 18 

Guthrie Kennard

Visit Fort Worth, in collaboration with Hear Fort Worth, designated Guthrie Kennard Musician of the Month last April. Noted as a “true Texas original” who can encompass as wide a range of descriptors as eloquent, funky, cool and heartfelt, Kennard is bringing is unique America/Roots sound to Fred’s Texas Cafe August 11 and 18.  

 


August 23

Henry the Archer

Better known as Richard Hennessy to his homies, Henry the Archer has penned and performed uber-catchy punk anthems for several years now. The 9 p.m. show at Main at South Side features Dallas-based Ruff Wizard, punk trio Dogs and Diamonds and local garage rock stalwarts Mean Motor Scooter

 


August 26

Jackie Darlene

Visit Fort Worth, in collaboration with Hear Fort Worth, designated Jackie Darlene Musician of the Month in July. And for good reason. The self-taught musician bought her first guitar at the age of twelve and began writing soon after. You can catch the talented songstress at Landmark Bar and Kitchen as she at a sure-to-be-popular concert that features Read Southall, Kody West and Chris Colston.