Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

January Must-See Live Shows

We've banded together (no pun intended) to bring you a monthly roundup of live shows in Fort Worth. JANUARY 6-7 Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra begins the new year with works by Beethoven, Mozart, Prokofiev and Stacy Garrop. Spectacle of Light, according to composer…

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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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Key Latrice: Storytelling in Song and Rhyme

Key Latrice’s first musical memories are of singing in church at the age of four. Her siblings lost interest in singing, but Latrice continued honing her musical skills. While attending Dunbar High School in Fort Worth’s East Side, Latrice expanded her vocal prowess. Already influenced by musicians…

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