A favorite returns
Country star and native Texan Lyle Lovett returns to Bass Hall on Monday, Sept. 9. Promoting his latest CD, Release Me, the singer-songwriter will be joined onstage by his Acoustic Group, which is made up of former and current members of Lovett’s “Large Band.” The concert is at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $44-$132. Purchased them online, by phone or at the Bass Hall box office. 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth, 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com.
Music of the night
The TCU School of Music kicks off its Faculty Recital Series on Monday, Sept. 9. Saxophonist Joe Eckert, an associate professor and the director of Jazz Studies at TCU, will be featured. The recital takes place 7-9:00 p.m. in the PepsiCo Recital Hall on the TCU campus. Free. 2800 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, 817-257-7602; www.music.tcu.edu.
— Courtney Ortega