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Fortress Festival start time pushed back on Saturday



Fortress Festival’s first year will be getting off to a later start than originally planned, due to the threat of inclement weather forecast for Fort Worth on Saturday morning and afternoon. Read more

Canadian duo Purity Ring hopes Fort Worth proves as receptive as Dallas


Renata Raksha

Fortress Festival Sunday headliner Purity Ring’s last visit to North Texas was an “aha” moment for the duo from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Read more

Rockin’ the River series moves to Saturdays


Darren Pike

Rockin’ the River is changing course this year. Read more

Prophets and Outlaws foresees a bright future


Scott Redman

Growing up in Dallas, Matt Boggs listened almost exclusively to mainstream country music and sports-talk on the radio. He was, and is, a huge Dallas Cowboys fan. So when the band he sings leads for, Prophets and Outlaws, was invited to perform this year at a 25th-anniversary celebration of the Co... Read more

Concert Picks: San Fermin and Low Roar at Sons of Hermann Hall; Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham at The Live Oak


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San Fermin and Low Roar at Sons of Hermann Hall Read more

Around Cowtown: Brainhole Fest


Special to the Star-Telegram

Last October, I told you about Sammy Kidd and the band Mean Motor Scooter, an impossibly young-looking band that puts out impossibly good music (albeit about space aliens and lizard people... Read more

Dengue Fever spreads its unique indie-Cambodian fusion to North Texas


Marc Walker

Cambodia’s usually not the first place that comes up when you’re talking about rock ’n’ roll. Read more

Inaugural Fortress Festival could be the start of something big



Fort Worth, whose reputation as a cool city-in-waiting has been on a steady upswing since the early 2000s, cries out for its own signature popular music festival. Read more

Tom Petty’s raucous farewell rocks the AAC


roman a pena

A conundrum with Tom Petty’s unmistakable cadence is that it can often be confused for a borderline cry. Read more

Warehouse ready to prove it’s the world’s greatest DMB tribute band



Of all the bands in the history of rock music, what would compel Brent Burke to form a Dave Matthews Band tribute band? Read more

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