Downtown Cowtown at Isis

Downtown Cowtown at Isis

FROM DILAPIDATED TO REJUVENATED: HISTORIC THEATER IN FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS OFFICIALLY OPENS ITS DOORS TO AUDIENCES AFTER 30 YEARS

Newly renovated Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater announces its first live family-friendly event

(Fort Worth, TX, May 11, 2021) — Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater is thrilled to finally announce its official opening with the first live performance in the revived space. The historic venue will open its doors to renewed life on Memorial Weekend.

The Isis theater, which first opened in 1915, has sat vacant in the Fort Worth Stockyards since 1988. Now opening as Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater, the newly renovated venue preserves the original theater’s rich history and welcomes audiences to discover its unique character and historical eminence. The new Downtown Cowtown will meet the Fort Worth Stockyards with authenticity while providing something special for everyone.

“The COVID-19 pandemic forced entertainment venues everywhere to shut down. As concerns begin to subside, people are eager to get out,” says founder Jeffrey Smith. “We feel fortunate to have this opportunity to open at what feels like the right time to give the community a chance to enjoy public outings. We expect to continuously provide patrons with quality entertainment, a unique and engaging environment, and a connection to the rich heritage of Fort Worth.”

Guests can look forward to a wide variety of family-friendly entertainment, with classic western movies by day, and live performances of all types by night. Tickets for all scheduled live events are available now and can be purchased online through www.downtowncowtown.com.

Current Covid safety measures:

● Temperature checks will be taken at point of entry.

● Masks are suggested for moving about the theater but may be removed once seated.

● Hand sanitizer will be provided in multiple locations.

About Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater

Located in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, the newly renovated Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater engages guests with a variety of unique, quality entertainment.

Formerly the Isis Theater, the venue originally opened in 1915 as a single screen movie theater featuring silent films with live piano accompaniment. After a fire in 1935, the theater was rebuilt into one of the largest movie screen theaters in Fort Worth. The theater closed its doors in 1988 and the building sat vacant for 30+ years until its rebirth in 2021.

Now, Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater gives new, vibrant life to the space. This 500-seat multipurpose venue boasts a private event area, a VIP room, a family-friendly bar, and a gift shop. Preserving 106 years of historical significance, the theater gives audiences an opportunity to revel in its unique character and artifacts that transport them back in time.

Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater strengthens its historic neighborhood by providing visitors one-of-a-kind experiences that entertain, inspire, and reflect the community. For additional information, visit www.downtowncowtown.com, call 817-437-3649, or follow on Facebook and Instagram.

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Performing Arts Fort Worth Announces Return of BNSF Popular Entertainment Series

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 13!

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 9, 2021) – Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today the 2021-2022 lineup for the BNSF Popular Entertainment Series. The lineup features several audience favorites, as well as one-of-a-kind pairings and a new touring production showcasing the impact of music on pop culture.

The 2021-2022 series kicks off with the return of BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS’ HOLIDAY SHINDIG at McDavid Studio in December, followed by country music legends THE GATLIN BROTHERS AND CRYSTAL GAYLE appearing together for the very first time on the Bass Hall stage. Ring in the new year a little early when ROBERT EARL KEEN returns to Bass Hall. Celebrate friendship in April with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! and get ready to travel back in time when THE BRITISH INVASION- LIVE ON STAGE sweeps through Bass Hall in May. Also featured will be the SOUNDS OF RESILIENCE live concert event, a one-night only showcase of some of Fort Worth’s highly-talented local musicians. Individual tickets to all six shows will go on sale Friday, August 13.

“We are so excited not just to return to live theater,” said Performing Arts Fort Worth President and CEO Dione Kennedy, “but to welcome back the best of live entertainment, from concerts to holiday shows to family entertainment, right here in Fort Worth.”

Tickets may be purchased online at www.basshall.com or by calling the Performing Arts Fort Worth Ticket Office at 817-212-4280. The physical box office remains closed at this time. For group sales discounts please visit www.basshall.com/groups. Additional show information is available at www.basshall.com.

“As we plan to gather again, we look forward to seeing the return of some of the holiday shows we’ve always welcomed here at the Hall, as well as some new shows for patrons of all ages,” Kennedy said. “Our top priority is providing a safe environment to enjoy live performing arts experiences together again. We will continue to follow CDC and industry health and safety guidelines as we refine our reopening plans with leaders in science, technology, and medicine.”

To view the latest health and safety protocols that will be in place at Bass Hall, please visit www.basshall.com/reopeningplans. Performing Arts Fort Worth will continue to update and adjust Bass Hall’s reopening plan protocols as COVID-19 guidelines evolve.

SOUNDS OF RESILIENCE (August 22, 2021, at Bass Hall) Live music is returning to the Bass Hall stage! Join us Sunday, August 22 at 7pm for the Sounds Of Resilience live recording featuring Brian Kieta, Taylor Pace, Summer Dean, Juan Ospina, Ginny Mac and Jeremiah Miller.

Led by the Fine Line Group, the family offices of Sasha and Edward P. Bass, in partnership with Gallery of Dreams, and with support from the Alice L. Walton Foundation and the Tartaglino Richards Family Foundation, Sounds of Resilience provided highly focused financial support to 41 talented musicians whose work brings the Fort Worth community together to reflect on their recent experiences in the world and to begin driving change and healing through music.

Out of 41 artists, 6 were chosen to receive $5,000 grants. These finalists will showcase their own original songs they submitted for Sounds of Resilience as well as perform with their fellow finalists live on stage. Experience some of Fort Worth’s highly-talented local artists for a one-night only event unlike any other.

BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS’ HOLIDAY SHINDIG (December 1, 2021, at McDavid Studio) Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis return to McDavid Studio to celebrate the holidays, like only they can. Each renowned for crafting some of the most enduring music on the vast country and Americana landscape, the Texas twosome will perform sawdusty favorites from their recent duet record, Beautiful Lie, songs from their own extensive solo catalogs and, of course, holiday favorites, old and new. Spend the holidays with Texas’ finest country couple.

THE GATLIN BROTHERS AND CRYSTAL GAYLE – HOLIDAY & HITS (December 13,2021, at Bass Hall) Country music legends The Gatlin Brothers and Crystal Gayle grace the Bass Hall stage for the very first time in this brand-new holiday special. These musical acts have wowed audiences across the country and the globe, but never have they appeared together, until now. Don’t miss an evening featuring a catalog of hits and holiday favorites.

ROBERT EARL KEEN (December 30, 2021, at Bass Hall) One of Fort Worth’s favorite holiday traditions is back! Robert Earl Keen returns for his Eve of New Year’s Eve concert at Bass Hall this holiday season. Ring in the new year with an evening of Americana hits and holiday tunes featuring REK’s famous Bluegrass flare.

DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! (April 5, 2022, at Bass Hall) “Won’t you ride along with me?” Following the hugely successful “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: King for a Day” tour that traveled to more than 50 neighborhoods in 2019, Daniel Tiger and all his friends from the beloved Emmy Award®-winning PBS KIDS television series are hopping back aboard Trolley for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live.

In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, Daniel Tiger and his family along with O the Owl, Miss Elaina, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, and more familiar friends will take audiences on an interactive adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. The live show features new songs and fan-favorites series, including the beloved “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” The live theatrical production is filled with music, dancing, and wonderful surprises that will warm the hearts of preschoolers, parents, and grandparents alike.

THE BRITISH INVASION – LIVE ON STAGE (May 4, 2022, at Bass Hall) On Sunday, February 9, 1964, close to 50 percent of U.S. television viewers tuned in to the number one variety show of the era, The Ed Sullivan Show, to see the American debut of a British group called The Beatles. This was the beginning of a cultural phenomenon known as the British invasion. On May 4 at Bass Performance Hall, audiences will experience The British Invasion – Live on Stage an all-new live theatrical and concert event that showcases the most popular music from that era. Featuring songs from The Rolling Stones, Dave Clark 5, The Animals, The Kinks and Dusty Springfield, this immersive multimedia show will place the audience front and center of pop culture history.

From the producers of The Simon and Garfunkel Story, The British Invasion – Live on Stage will showcase the music and how it impacted art, fashion, literature, changing the very essence of pop culture and redirecting history. Featuring an all-live band with huge projection period photos along with original film footage, the show will focus on British music that dominated the charts and the airwaves with bands such as Manfred Mann, The Searchers, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Zombies, Freddie & The Dreamers, and Herman’s Hermits along with dozens more.

About Performing Arts Fort Worth

The mission of the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall is to serve as a permanent home to major performing arts organizations of Fort Worth and as a premiere venue for other attractions so as to enhance the range, quality, and accessibility of cultural fare available to the public; to promulgate arts education; and to contribute to the cultural life of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, and the region.

Built entirely with private funds, Bass Performance Hall is permanent home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the Cliburn. Each resident company operates independently from Performing Arts Fort Worth and manages its own programming schedule at Bass Hall.

Performing Arts Fort Worth, the nonprofit organization that owns and operates Bass Hall, also presents national touring Broadway product under the Broadway at the Bass banner, as well as programming that includes the BNSF Popular Entertainment Series.

The 2,042-seat multipurpose Hall is characteristic of the classic European opera house form. An 80-foot diameter Great Dome tops the Founders Concert Theater while two 48-foot-tall angels grace the Grand Facade. Since the Hall opened in May 1998, the angels have become preeminent cultural icons of the Dallas-Fort Worth community.

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THE “SOUTHERN BOYS” TRAIN IS COMING THROUGH NORTH TEXAS – GET ON BOARD!

Soul-stirring Kathy D. Harrison musical to play Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall by way of Jubilee Theatre July 29 – August 15

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 18, 2021) – You might be able to stop the dreamers, but no one can stop the dream; even in the deep trenches of the Mississippi Delta.

Jubilee Theatre, in partnership with Performing Arts Fort Worth, proudly presents Southern Boys: Sons of Sharecroppers, the highly acclaimed musical stage production, written by Kathy D. Harrison, directed by D. Wambui Richardson, with musical direction by Steven A. Taylor. It comes to Bass Performance Hall for live in-person performances July 29-August 15 with streaming shows continuing through August 29 at www.jubileetheatre.org.

Harrison’s musical brings to life the beginning of America’s historic post-slavery era through the eyes of emancipated slaves and their free children, with all its jubilant excitement as well as its debilitating realities.

President Lincoln has signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The North has won the Civil War. Reconstruction has begun. Those freed are making their transition from slavery to freedom, ready to fulfill their new dreams and “make something of themselves.” Their first opportunities come — ironically — as sharecroppers on the very plantation where they were enslaved.

The brutal and demeaning conditions of sharecropping takes its toll on their aspirations to realize REAL freedom. Is going from slavery to sharecropping like going from the frying pan into the fire?

Hopes and dreams start to dissipate – except for 17-year-old Johnny. In spite of the increasing disillusionment felt by everyone around him, he dares to keep on dreaming. He hears the loud horn of a train approaching near the fields – heading north. Will he catch that train and jump on into a new, unknown world? If so, who, if anyone, will follow?

Southern Boys: Sons of Sharecroppers was nominated for Best Musical at the 2020 New York Theatre Festival. The production also received rave reviews at the North Carolina Black Repertory Company.

“What a tremendous culmination to a 40th Anniversary Season in pandemic mode,” said Christie M. Howard, Jubilee Theatre’s Managing Director. “Jubilee Theatre is elated to have the opportunity to perform our work on the Bass Hall stage. Sharing a story about perceived victory, surprising challenges, and unyielding perseverance is more than timely as these are the themes that are resonant in the very spirit of Fort Worth’s rich performing arts community.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Jubilee Theatre to present Southern Boys at Bass Performance Hall,” said Performing Arts Fort Worth President & CEO Dione Kennedy. “This is a collaboration that we’ve been talking about for several months and we’re excited to see it come to life this summer,” Kennedy added. “Our teams are working together on the production’s technical aspects, as well as marketing and communications, front of house operations and ticketing. This also marks the return of welcoming audiences back into Bass Hall and we’re delighted to join forces with Jubilee Theatre to signify the official reopening of Bass Hall.”

“THE STAGE IS NO LONGER DARK!” said Howard. “A heartfelt thank you goes to Dione and her staff for seeing value in showcasing diverse perspectives through various mediums of artistic expression.”

Jubilee Theatre also gives special thanks to the Ann L. & Carol Green Rhodes Charitable Trust to serve as Headline Sponsor for Southern Boys North Texas appearance.

Preview Week for Southern Boys at Bass Hall runs from July 29-August 5. Opening Night is set for August 6, followed by two shows (3pm and 8pm) on August 7 and a Sunday matinee (3pm) on August 8.

Additional performances will take place at Bass Hall from August 12-15 (two shows on August 14). Streaming will be available August 16-29 at www.jubileetheatre.org.

Dominic Hunter plays Johnny, the one sharecropper with the audacity to maintain that one sliver of hope for total freedom still inside him. His friends, Titus and Malachi are played by Dameron Grove and Nigel Smith, respectively.

Ron Johnson plays Moe, while La Paige Bedford plays Delilah. The rest of the cast include Davian Jackson as Otis, Kevin Davis, Jr. as Sam, Kris Black Jasper as Honey and Sydney Hewitt as Sister.

Southern Boys is written by multi-disciplined performer and playwright Kathy D. Harrison, a Company Member of The Paper Bag Players, where she has performed seasons of comedic shows for young audiences through the Mid-Atlantic Region since 2004.

D. Wambui Richardson, a native of New Orleans, has over 20 years of directing experience. He’s also the artistic director at Jubilee Theatre.

Independent music director and composer Steven A. Taylor masterfully provides vivid effects to the songs and sounds of Southern Boys.

Bass Performance Hall, owned and operated by Performing Arts Fort Worth, is located at 525 Commerce St. in the heart of Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth.

Southern Boys: Sons of Sharecroppers will be the final production of Jubilee Theatre’s historic 40th season. Jubilee Theatre will soon announce the lineup for its 41st season, beginning in September.

Tickets are now on sale for Southern Boys: Sons of Sharecroppers. For ticket information, visit www.basshall.com or www.jubileetheatre.org.

Enhanced health and safety protocols will be in place at Bass Hall, including the requirement of masks/face coverings. To learn more, visit www.basshall.com/reopeningplans

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Ballet al Fresco will be the nonprofit ballet company’s first live, onstage performance since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  It will feature select solos and duets from Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Sylvia and more, all choreographed by TBT Artistic Director Ben Stevenson, O.B.E.

The program also includes Afternoon of a Faun, a world premiere pas de deux by Stevenson.

TBT will present the production at Strauss Square, the outdoor theater at AT&T Performing Arts Center, which has lawn seating. Patrons can bring blankets and low-profile chairs for seating and will be required to wear masks or face coverings when not seated.

General admission lawn seating is $45 per ticket and VIP tickets, which include reserved table seating, are $75 each. Patrons can purchase tickets on TBT’s website or by calling the Box Office at 877-828-9200 option 1.

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Broadway Returns to Bass Performance Hall!

Performing Arts Fort Worth Announces 2021-2022 Broadway at the Bass Season 

FORT WORTH, Texas (May 10, 2021) – Broadway shows are returning to Fort Worth as Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today the 2021-2022 Broadway at the Bass season. The six-show series features many of the titles that were previously scheduled prior to COVID-19, as well as a newly added hit show direct from Broadway. Current 2020-2021 Broadway at the Bass season ticket holders have until June 21 to renew and keep their seats. New season tickets go on sale July 15. Patrons can sign up for the new season ticket waitlist now by visiting www.basshall.com/waitlist.

The season kicks off in October with COME FROM AWAY, the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Just in time for the holiday season, CATS returns to the Bass Hall stage in an all-new production.

Called a “cultural phenomenon” by the LA Times and winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Making its long-awaited Bass Hall debut in January 2022, The Washington Post calls DEAR EVAN HANSEN “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history.”

The season continues into summer 2022 with a trio of standouts – a reimagined production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA!, winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival; in celebration of its 50th Anniversary, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR returns with a new mesmerizing production creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring; and direct from Broadway, the 2021-2022 season concludes with MEAN GIRLS. Featuring a book by Tina Fey, MEAN GIRLS is “by far the funniest musical of the year!” (Chicago Tribune).

HAMILTON, rescheduled to January 18-February 6, 2022, is a season add-on. Tickets for the original June 9-28, 2020, dates will be honored for the new dates. Tickets are not on sale at this time. There will be a separate exchange and on-sale window to be announced at a later date. Patrons that purchase new 2021-2022 Broadway at the Bass season tickets will have pre-sale access to secure tickets to HAMILTON. No action is necessary for current ticket holders who purchased their tickets through the Bass Hall website, www.basshall.com, or Bass Hall Box Office. Those who purchased tickets through third parties will need to contact their points of purchase.

Performing Arts Fort Worth also announced today that the highly anticipated return of Disney’s THE LION KING will be part of the 2022-2023 Broadway at the Bass season. 2021-2022 season ticket holders that renew their seats for the 2022-2023 season will have priority access to THE LION KING.

“Today marks an important milestone as we look ahead and prepare for an exciting 2021-2022 season,” said Performing Arts Fort Worth President & CEO Dione Kennedy. “We’re thrilled to be able to bring back many of the shows that had been scheduled prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as add a new show into the mix. We can’t wait to welcome audiences back to Bass Hall this fall, and our top priority is providing a safe environment to enjoy live theater together again. We will continue to follow CDC and industry health and safety guidelines as we refine our reopening plans with leaders in science, technology, and medicine. Our goal is to be able to present full-capacity performances by the time our Broadway season starts in October.”

Performing Arts Fort Worth is currently in conversations with other local arts organizations to plan reduced capacity, socially distanced performances in Bass Hall this summer in preparation for the new season starting this fall. Additional details will be announced at a later date.

To view the latest health and safety protocols that will be in place when Bass Hall reopens, please visit www.basshall.com/reopeningplans. Performing Arts Fort Worth will continue to update and adjust Bass Hall’s reopening plan protocols as COVID-19 guidelines evolve.

Broadway at the Bass six-show season ticket packages start at $231. A four-installment payment plan is also available to both renewing and new season ticket holders. Season tickets can be renewed through June 21, and new season tickets can be purchased beginning July 15, online at www.basshall.com and by phone at 817-212-4450. The Performing Arts Fort Worth box office continues to work remotely. Renewing or joining the waitlist online is the quickest and easiest way to secure season tickets.

Tickets to individual shows in the 2021-2022 Broadway at the Bass season are not available for purchase at this time. On-sale dates for individual tickets will be announced at a later date.

The 2021-2022 BROADWAY AT THE BASS SEASON

COME FROM AWAY – October 19-24, 2021

CATS – November 16-21, 2021

DEAR EVAN HANSEN – January 4-9, 2022

HAMILTON – January 18-February 6, 2022 (season add-on)

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! – June 21-26, 2022

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – July 12-17, 2022

MEAN GIRLS – July 26-31, 2022

Disney’s THE LION KING (returning in the 2022-2023 Broadway at the Bass season)

For additional show information, please visit www.basshall.com.

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GM Financial Parade of Lights

GM FINANCIAL PARADE OF LIGHTS RETURNS LIVE TO DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH FOR THE 39th YEAR ON NOVEMBER 21, 2021 Tickets for reserved “Street Seats” on sale now; float applications are being accepted until October 15 FORT WORTH, TEXAS (September 15, 2021) – The GM Financial...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Kimbell

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), the Kimbell Art Museum will offer a selection of programs celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Latin America and Spanish-speaking communities. Visitors can participate in on-site and virtual...

Blake Shelton Celebrates Local “Hero”

Shelton Surprises Katie Lesikar with Front Row Tickets, Prize PackFORT WORTH, TX – Sept. 1– Inspired by the name and mission of his tour, award-winning entertainer Blake Shelton made it his goal to identify a special community member on each stop of the Friends And...

Fort Worth Stockyards Host Labor Day Celebration Stockyards Style

HISTORIC FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS TO HOST LABOR DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION IN STOCKYARDS STYLE  Three Rodeos, Live Music, and Lawn Party Presented by Shiner, Plus Much More! The Historic Fort Worth Stockyards will host a Labor Day celebration from Friday, September 3...

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Will Debut Their F/A-18 Super Hornets at Air Show

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Aug. 23, 2021) – The renowned U.S. Navy Blue Angels will soar through the North Texas skies at the 31st Anniversary of the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 23- 24 at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. The air show is taking on a hybrid model this...

¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 24, 2021) — The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to ¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage, from Sept. 15 through Nov. 7, including artistic performances and exhibitions,...

Downtown Cowtown at Isis

FROM DILAPIDATED TO REJUVENATED: HISTORIC THEATER IN FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS OFFICIALLY OPENS ITS DOORS TO AUDIENCES AFTER 30 YEARSNewly renovated Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater announces its first live family-friendly event (Fort Worth, TX, May 11, 2021) --...

Gymnastics Tour

Simone! Jade! MyKayla! Jordan! Grace! Simone Biles and Teammates Headline Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour Landing in Fort Worth on OctoberFRISCO, TX (August 19, 2021) – Straight from the world stage, the best gymnasts in the U.S. featuring the most decorated...

Return of BNSF Popular Entertainment Series

Performing Arts Fort Worth Announces Return of BNSF Popular Entertainment Series Tickets on Sale Friday, August 13!FORT WORTH, Texas (August 9, 2021) – Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today the...

Willie Nelson at Billy Bob’s in November!

Willie Nelson – November 20, 2021 Country music legend, Willie Nelson will take the stage on Saturday, November 20th. A friend of Billy Bob’s since the very beginning, Willie will return for his 58th show at The World’s Largest Honky Tonk. His first show took place on...

Four Day Weekend Re-Opens at Limited Capacity

Four Day Weekend Re-Opens at Limited Capacity

DFW’s premier comedy group returns from its government Mandated Pandemic Hibernation 

Critically-acclaimed comedy theaters will re-open both their Fort Worth and Dallas Locations on May 14th.  Tickets are available starting May 1st.

The cast is vaccinated, and safety protocols are in place including limited capacity for each show.

New schedule is:

Friday’s at 8pm

Saturday’s at 7:00pm and 9:00pm

Tickets are $25.00 plus tax


Four Day Weekend has been engaging audiences for more than 23 years with their quick wit and clever humor. This award-winning comedy troupe has performed more than 6500 shows and specializes in interactive entertainment, building comedy sketches around audience suggestions and participation. Additionally, the troupe offers corporate event services, from keynote speaking and emcee to team building seminars and private shows. The troupe has performed for two U.S. presidents and has earned several accolades, including the Key to the City of Fort Worth for being “Fort Worth’s Greatest Ambassadors.” Four Day Weekend is currently the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business. For more information on Four Day Weekend’s live shows and corporate event services, please visit www.fourdayweekend.com or call 817-226-4329.

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  Museums  

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  Special Events 

GM Financial Parade of Lights

GM FINANCIAL PARADE OF LIGHTS RETURNS LIVE TO DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH FOR THE 39th YEAR ON NOVEMBER 21, 2021 Tickets for reserved “Street Seats” on sale now; float applications are being accepted until October 15 FORT WORTH, TEXAS (September 15, 2021) – The GM Financial...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Kimbell

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), the Kimbell Art Museum will offer a selection of programs celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Latin America and Spanish-speaking communities. Visitors can participate in on-site and virtual...

Blake Shelton Celebrates Local “Hero”

Shelton Surprises Katie Lesikar with Front Row Tickets, Prize PackFORT WORTH, TX – Sept. 1– Inspired by the name and mission of his tour, award-winning entertainer Blake Shelton made it his goal to identify a special community member on each stop of the Friends And...

Fort Worth Stockyards Host Labor Day Celebration Stockyards Style

HISTORIC FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS TO HOST LABOR DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION IN STOCKYARDS STYLE  Three Rodeos, Live Music, and Lawn Party Presented by Shiner, Plus Much More! The Historic Fort Worth Stockyards will host a Labor Day celebration from Friday, September 3...

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Will Debut Their F/A-18 Super Hornets at Air Show

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Aug. 23, 2021) – The renowned U.S. Navy Blue Angels will soar through the North Texas skies at the 31st Anniversary of the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 23- 24 at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. The air show is taking on a hybrid model this...

¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 24, 2021) — The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to ¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage, from Sept. 15 through Nov. 7, including artistic performances and exhibitions,...

Downtown Cowtown at Isis

FROM DILAPIDATED TO REJUVENATED: HISTORIC THEATER IN FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS OFFICIALLY OPENS ITS DOORS TO AUDIENCES AFTER 30 YEARSNewly renovated Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater announces its first live family-friendly event (Fort Worth, TX, May 11, 2021) --...

Gymnastics Tour

Simone! Jade! MyKayla! Jordan! Grace! Simone Biles and Teammates Headline Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour Landing in Fort Worth on OctoberFRISCO, TX (August 19, 2021) – Straight from the world stage, the best gymnasts in the U.S. featuring the most decorated...

Return of BNSF Popular Entertainment Series

Performing Arts Fort Worth Announces Return of BNSF Popular Entertainment Series Tickets on Sale Friday, August 13!FORT WORTH, Texas (August 9, 2021) – Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today the...

Willie Nelson at Billy Bob’s in November!

Willie Nelson – November 20, 2021 Country music legend, Willie Nelson will take the stage on Saturday, November 20th. A friend of Billy Bob’s since the very beginning, Willie will return for his 58th show at The World’s Largest Honky Tonk. His first show took place on...