Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

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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Must-See Live Shows in July

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. JULY 9 The Summerland Tour at Billy Bob’s Texas The Summerland Tour was founded by Art Alexakis of the 1990s rock band Everclear. The annual tour largely features…

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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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Spotlight: Chef Stefon Rishel

Chef Stefon Rishel’s four-year-old daughter takes after her father’s refined palate. She often enjoys a plate of fresh seafood – especially crab legs – when her dad gets home from long days at his restaurants. At Wishbone & Flynt, you too can choose from a selection of blue crab, tuna, swordfish…

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Billy Bob's Texas Celebrates 40 Years

On April 1, 1981, Billy Bob’s Texas opened its doors to the public, offering 100,000-square-feet of entertainment. The live music venue, with its ample bars, bull riding arena, and Texas-sized dance floors, quickly became known as the “world’s largest honky-tonk,” a moniker the legendary space holds to this day.Here are four ways to celebrate 40 years of fun at Billy Bob's Texas. …

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Fort Worth's New Bar Scene

Fort Worth is home to 200+ open-air patios and several newcomers are adding to these options. Whether you’re looking to explore innovative cocktails or simply want to explore a new watering hole, keep these new bars in mind…

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Happiest Hours in Fort Worth

‘Tis always the season to think about cocktails, good food and making merry. Here are a few suggestions for Fort Worth’s happiest hours. Shops at Clearfork Multiple restaurants in the shops offer dynamite happy hours. Here are a few of our favorites: B&B Butchers' Booze & Bites menu Monday -…

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