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.
Halftones at White Elephant Saloon
Keller-based classic rock/blues cover band The Halftones will blow the roof off White Elephant Saloon early this month. Voted one of the “100 best bars” by Esquire Magazine, the saloon features an in-house chili parlor, vintage brass rail bar, wooden dance floor and more.
Rob Redwine and Brandon Steadman at Magnolia Motor Lounge
Billed as “one of Texas’ best songwriters and storytellers,” singer-songwriter Rob Redwine has penned over 300 songs and six albums. On Friday, Redwine will perform 22 of his greatest hits with his full band, The Roses. Special guest Brandon Steadman opens the show at Magnolia Motor Lounge.
Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts Presents Pop-Up Performances
The Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts produces some of Cowtown’s most talented young actors, musicians, dancers and artists. To bring awareness of the charter school’s many talents, a troupe of high school musical theater students from that school will perform several pop-up performances throughout Fort Worth. The busy schedule includes performances at Waterside (noon), La Gran Plaza (1 p.m.), Ridgmar Mall (2 p.m.), Central Market (3 p.m.), Hulen Mall (4 p.m.) and Sundance Square (5 p.m.).
Bud Light Roadhouse
Texas Country nights return to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo January 17. The Bud Light Roadhouse on Simmons Plaza at Dickies Arena will host top country acts like the Scooter Brown Band, The Dirty River Boys, Straight Tequila Night, Rich O'Toole and more. Admission is free with purchase of grounds or rodeo tickets. Special Performances by Home Free and Foreigner will take place inside the Will Rogers Auditorium for the first time in event history!
Best of Mexico Celebración
Dickies Arena will host the Best of Mexico Celebración as part of the annual Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. The one-day event features Mexican charro, trick riders, mariachis, Folklorico dancers and more. Be sure to check out all of the events that week as part of the Stock Show & Rodeo.
The Van Cliburn Foundation presents engaging classical concerts in non-traditional venues through its Cliburn Sessions. This month, the award-winning wind quintet WindSync will perform Song Book: a collaborative experience with progressive songwriter and music ambassador for the U.S. State Department Ivan Trevino. Scat Jazz Lounge is the venue of choice for this not-to-be-missed concert.
If you missed Concerts in the Garden last summer, here’s another chance to hear our incredible symphony collaborate with a world-class cover band. Revolution is a symphonic tribute to the Beatles. The concert features arrangements transcribed from the original master recordings at Abbey Road that will be accompanied by rare and previously unseen photos of the Fab Four. Expect favorites like “Ticket to Ride,” “Penny Lane,” “All You Need is Love” and more.