Tag - Music
“Every herd going up the trail stopped here in Fort Worth to replenish supplies. After selling their herds, the drovers would stop here once again to spend their hard-earned money. Because of Fort Worth’s significance to the cattle drives, our city earned its most enduring nickname, Cowtown.”
Like a Master Chef who pulls from a wide range of influences, accordionist Abel Casillas has created a sonic cuisine that reflects Texas’ rich musical tapestry. The Fort Worth native is best known as the singer/songwriter/arranger for Squeezebox Bandits, the uber-popular country/Tex-Mex quartet that
Cumbia is party music. With its instantly recognizable rhythm, plethora of instruments and blend of cultural influences, it’s no wonder that the cumbia is loved across Latin America. Originating in Colombia in the 17 th century, this blend of indigenous and African music and dance achieved massive
Thousands of Fort Worthians, Texans and folks from around the world had their eyes on a recent live-stream music show in the Near Southside. R&B sensation Leon Bridges and local singer-songwriter Abraham Alexander uplifted spirits as part of a fundraising concert that netted more than $60,000 for local artists.
Many Fort Worthians are turning to local live stream shows to unwind and relax after a long day of work and guiding their kid through remote learning classes. Local performing arts groups are using the opportunity to serve the Fort Worth community by providing homebound folks with online music lessons and tips for making music at home.
Many in Fort Worth are heeding advice to practice social distancing during the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. The necessary precaution has lead to the cancellation of gigs and concerts that financially support local musicians.
Dickies Arena hosts noteworthy sporting events, concerts and more on a weekly (and sometimes nightly) basis. If you’ve flown in to see your hometown team or driven up to rock with your favorite band, here's what you can do around the Arena before the event begins.