Two-Day Fort Worth Music Festival 2013 with 20+ Bands Starts this Friday

Fort Worth Music Fesitval 2013

The Fort Worth Music Festival, a two-day festival featuring three stages and 24 bands, will occur Friday, May 17th, and Saturday May 18th, ending with after parties lasting till 2 am, at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth, Texas.

Fort Worth Music Festival 2013 Performing Bands

Galactic, Drive By Truckers, Old 97′s, The Walkmen, Allen Stone, ZZ Ward, Delta Spirit, Whiskey Myers, Dirty River Boys, Ivan Nevilles Dumpstaphunk, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Sheepdogs, Air Review, The Hanna Barbarians, Quaker City Night Hawks, The Orbans, Calhoun, The Will Callers, The Unlikely Candidates, The Longshots, Mariachi Quetzal, Big Don, and The Southern Renaissance.

Fort Worth Music Festival 2013 Featured Visual Artists

Steve Moya, Joe Laberge, Shawn O’Connell Photography, Three R Designs, John P. Irizarry, and Frilly Pepper.

Fort Worth Music Festival 2013 Location & Times

Panther Island Pavilionis located at 395 Purcey St., Fort Worth, and caters to a wide variety of uses such as concerts, festivals and events. Panther Island Pavilion features a waterfront stage overlooking the Trinity River. The gates open at 3:00 pm and the first band will perform at the Robust Energy Drink Stage at 4:00 pm. The second band will perform at the Rahr and Sons Stage starting at 4:30 pm. Then each stage will alternate bands until the last performance on Friday at 11:00 pm. On Saturday, the gates open at 1:00 pm and the first band goes on at 2:00 pm. There will be three stages on Saturday, with some bands overlapping: Robust Energy Drink Stage, Rahr and Sons Stage, and Community Food Bank Stage.

About Fort Worth Music Festival

The Fort Worth Music Festival is held in honor of Fort Worth’s deep musical roots. From musical pioneers and artists as diverse as Country Swing’s Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys to Jazz Icon Ornette Coleman to Contemporary Innovator T- Bone Burnett, Fort Worth residents have made an indelible imprint on the music of both our state and our country. The Fort Worth Music Festival is proud to showcase the various genres of music which have called our city home.

The 2013 Festival will present Country, Rhythm & Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Pop and Indie Rock, in total 30 bands on 3 stages, to the joy of any music aficionado or any local Texan proud of his hometown. In addition, the 2013 Fest will present artwork exhibits, culinary offerings and classes by area chefs and groovy local vendors. The Fort Worth Music Festival is a celebration of those things which make Fort Worth the vibrant, growing city it is.