Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Must-See Live Shows in September

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. SEPTEMBER 6 Hear Fort Worth Mixer at Lola's Saloon Meet other music-minded people in your city at the monthly Hear Fort Worth mixer. Everyone is welcome, from musicians to…

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Leading Fort Worth Hip-Hop Artists

Words fuel the art form of hip-hop. The strength of any rapper’s artistry lies in his or her ability to tell powerful stories, using poetic license to deliver messages that highlight societal injustices or simply recount life’s ups and downs. Fort Worth’s rap landscape owes much to lyrical luminaries such as Renizance and Scotty Boy — the powerhouse behind Immortal Soldierz, who have been churning out top-selling albums since 2002…

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Louie the Singer on Family, Faith, and R&B

In mid-2009, Louie the Singer left a lucrative music tour to return home to Fort Worth to raise his then two-year-old son. The decision to leave Los Angeles is one that Louie said he doesn’t regret. Now a father of four, the songwriter, performer, and producer is preparing to co-headline Centro Popular at Wild Acre Live, the new music stage near Wild Acre Brewing Company…

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Musician Spotlight: Robert Ellis

After years of regular visits to Niles City Sound to record and produce albums, musician/producer Robert Ellis recently moved to Fort Worth to work more closely with the studio’s co-owner Josh Block. After living in Houston, Nashville and, more recently, Austin, Ellis said he chose to make Fort Worth his home for personal and professional reasons…

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Sanni: Better Days Ahead

Seeking a better life, Sanni’s mother moved her family from the Bronx to Fort Worth many years ago. The theme of better times continues to play a central role in Sanni’s career as a rapper, singer and songwriter. Sanni sees music as a tool to uplift and a reflection of his Christian faith. His…

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