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.


Texas Crossroads Series

Performing Arts Fort Worth and Hear Fort Worth have partnered to produce a new concert series spotlighting local and regional singers and songwriters. Vaden Todd Lewis (of Toadies fame), Sarah Jaffe, Austin Allsup, and Josh Weathers join up for an unlikely pairing of rock, pop, country, and soul performances to kick off the first night of the Texas Crossroads Series. Get your tickets here!

9/5 Crossroads


Texas Crossroads Series

Well-known Texas Country musician Brandon Ryder and frontman for Fort Worth-based Quaker City Night Hawks Sam Anderson both take the stage at Bass Hall's McDavid Studio this Wednesday evening. Popular duo Danni & Kris wiill open the show. Tickets start at $22 and music begins at 7 p.m.

Crossroads 9/12


Friday on the Green

The family-friendly (and free) music event Friday on the Green returns after a summer hiatus. The Friday performances will feature performances by VVOES (6 p.m.), The Cush (7 p.m.), Chillamundo (8 p.m.), and Peter More (9 p.m.). Food trucks and drink stands will be on hand as well.  


September 19

Texas Crossroads Series

A powerhouse match-up featuring Luke Wade and Joey Green, both of Fort Worth, will be a musical treat for concert-goers. Austin newcomer Lukas Jakobsson will open the show. Tickets here

Crossroads 9/19


MAIN at South Side

Post-punk rockers War Party headlines a three-act show that also features The Head and teenage indie-pop group Ting Tang Tina at Main at Southside. Visit the event page here.



September 26

Texas Crossroads Series

Texas-based musician Walt Wilkins will make his McDavid Studio debut with singer-songwriter Kyle Rae Harris and opener Pauline Wick. Tickets here

Crossroads 9/26


Oktoberfest Fort Worth

The three-day festival of all things bier and German returns later this month. Traditional German ales and lagers will be generously spread throughout the Panther Island Pavilion festival grounds. Traditional German grub (schnitzel, strudel, sausage platters) will be for sale.

Oktoberfest 2017

Besides live bands, my favorite attraction last year was the quirky competitions and races. The stein hoisting contest humbled many brawny men. And the dachshund race, come on, that’s just too cute to miss.