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.
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Grown Folks Jazz at The Warehouse on Berry
DFW Metroplex Jazz presents Grown Folks Jazz, a new jazz series held every Thursday at the event space The Warehouse on Berry. The inaugural performance will feature saxophonist Rob Holbert. Jazz vocalist Tatiana Mayfield will perform at the wedding venue April 26.
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at The Post at River East
River East-based The Post at River East has enriched the local music scene with its unique open-air ambiance and thoughtful local music selection. With far-flung interests that include “washboards, regular folks and persimmons,” The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band promises to bring a unique show that showcases rural Indiana blues.
Jennifer Koh + Vijay Iyer at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
The Van Cliburn Foundation presents a chamber music performance that blends performer and composer. Violinist Jennifer Koh, a noted champion of new music, teams up with pianist/composer Vijay Iyer for a concert that features new and established works. Koh has won top prizes at the Tchaikovsky Competition and Concert Artist Guild Competition while the New York Times has noted that, “there’s probably no frame wide enough to encompass the creative output of the pianist Iyer."
Alive At The Bass: A Musical Epiphany
The world premiere of “The Tyger & The Lamb,” composed by internationally renowned pianist Ola Gjeilo, is debuting at Bass Performance Hall on Tuesday, March 17, as part of the one-night-only “Alive At The Bass: A Musical Epiphany” concert. Tickets start at $11 and are on sale now at www.BassHall.com.
Performing Arts Fort Worth Presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Iconic songwriter/performer Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom (along with memorable tells by her husband Gerry Goffin and friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann) is captured in this Broadways Specials musical at Bass Hall. The jukebox music is replete with popular hits from the writer who defined her generation in song.