After seeing a Topeka police duo’s police-car karaoke videos on YouTube, Burleson-bred Kelly Clarkson invited them onstage during a Kansas City concert. Could she do the same thing at her Feb. 28 show in Dallas?
K-pop group Blackpink’s world tour, starting Friday, has 8 North American dates. Two are at Coachella. One is Fort Worth, echoing K-pop band BTS’ including Fort Worth as one of a few U.S. stops on its 2018 tour.
On ‘Dusty Attics,’ Jody Dean’s new Saturday-night show on KLUV/98.7 FM, he’ll talk with local celebrities about songs that are the most meaningful to them. First up: former Fox 4 meteorologist Jen Myers.
The Fort Worth soul singer won a Grammy, but it’s the suit he wore, with multiple nods to Texas and more, that’s getting a lot of attention. It’s not the first time he’s worn a shout-out to his Texas roots.
Fort Worth’s Leon Bridges was a winner, as was Kirk Franklin, who has Fort Worth and Arlington in his background. Dallas’ St. Vincent won, too. But North Texas had a low batting average at this year’s Grammys.
In ‘Wheels Off — A Show About The Messy Reality Behind the Creative Life,’ the Dallas-singer songwriters talks to such talents as Rosanne Cash, Fred Armisen and Matchbox 20’s Rob Thomas. That’s just week one.
Kaaboo Texas, a three-day festival scheduled for May 10-12 at AT&T Stadium, will feature the Killers, Sting, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lauryn Hill, the Avett Brothers, Pitbull, Counting Crows and a whole lot more.
The Piano Man is also a baseball fan, known for playing stadiums and for baseball references in his songs. And on Oct. 12, he’ll be in concert at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The singer last played DFW in 2015.
KRNB/105.7 FM and KKDA/104.5 FM, which moved into Arlington studios last year, have dropped the R&B star from their playlists, citing listener concerns about Kelly’s alleged sexual assaults of underage girls.
Year three of Fort Worth’s biggest music festival will include Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches, rap duo Rae Sremmurd and pop-R&B singer-songwriter Tinashe, as well as DFW acts such as Bridges and Solar Slim.
The Fort Worth-bred singer posts on Instagram that ‘New Years in the Funk’ in Fort Worth is where he’ll be partying for NYE. But the location’s still a secret, although it will be on the Near Southside.
George Strait is set to play a concert in 2019 at the new Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, but people who wanted to go say scalpers purchased tickets on Ticketmaster and are reselling them for a much higher price.
Artists with DFW backgrounds did very well in the Grammy nominations announced Friday morning, most notably Arlington’s Maren Morris and former Grapevine resident Post Malone, each of whom is up for Record of the Year.
Arlington’s Maren Morris and former Grapevine resident Post Malone are each up for Record of the Year, among other nominations. Fort Worth’s Leon Bridges scored 2 nominations. UPDATED with classical nominations.