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

 

June 2-18

Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

After a one-year delay, the world’s most prestigious music competition returns. The initial round of this year’s contest will be held in TCU’s new Van Cliburn Hall. The semi-final and final rounds will be held in Bass Performance Hall as finalists perform concertos with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Tickets start at $30.

 

June 7

Hear Fort Worth Mixer

Get in tune with Fort Worth's music scene at the monthly Hear Fort Mixers. This month’s mixer will be an exclusive hard hat tour & preview of chef Tim Love’s Highly-anticipated music venue — Tannahill's Tavern. The mixer will start off at Paloma Suerte for margaritas & appetizers. Learn about the new music venue, upcoming concerts & events.

 

June 8 and Every Wednesday

Happy Hour with Johnny Case at Pinky’s Champagne Room

Fort Worth’s newest jazz lounge offers easy parking, a vast collection of champagnes and live jazz throughout the week. Local legend Johnny Case performs solo piano most Wednesdays from 6-9 pm. The posh bar offers champagne-based cocktails, and you can order a 40-ounce bottle of Miller High Life (the “champagne” of beers) served chilled in a champagne bucket.

 

June 11

Royal Sons, The No-Where Jets and Siamese Hips Perform at Tulips FTW

Tulips FTW is the place to be mid-June when Dallas-based power pop rockers The No-Where Jets, local psych-rock quintet Royal Sons and psychedelic rockers Siamese Hips blow the roof off of Tulips FTW. The show starts at 7 pm. Arrive early for happy hour cocktails specials that run until 7 pm.

 

June 17

Rage at Main at South Side

Fort Worth’s hip-hop scene continues to shine. Rage at Southside features several popular rap artists at Main at South Side later this month. Catch performances by masterful hip-hop artists like ASHXS, Dank817, Kid Splinter and more.

 

 

June 21-26

Performing Arts Fort Worth Presents Rogers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

The Broadway classic has been reimaged for a 21st-century audience. The New York Times calls the revival a “thrilling” production. The reimagined version maintains the same story and songs that made Oklahoma! a popular hit. Groups of 10 and up can enjoy special rates.

 

June 24

Billy Bob’s Texas Presents Billy Currington

Billy Currington is a familiar name on the Billboard Country Airplay charts. His country tunes like “Details” and “Do I Wanna Make You” regularly peak the top 30. Currington is currently on tour. Fans can catch the country star later this month at the world’s largest honkey tonk.

 

June 24

Tatiana Mayfield Performs at Scat Jazz Lounge

Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield has been a familiar performer over the years even as she expands her interests to composition and education. Her past performances have taken to share the stage with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra and other prominent ensembles. You can catch this local jazz star at Scat Jazz Lounge at one of two evening performances.