The DFW Blues Society is a
new blues organization in North Texas. http://www.dfwbluessociety.org/
Several local publications have music listings, including blues. Both the Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star Telegram include weekend listings in their Friday editions. The Dallas Observer is a weekly entertainment newspaper in Dallas that includes concert listings and, rarely, feature stories on blues artists. The Fort Worth Weekly is a similar paper in Fort Worth. Buddy Magazine is another monthly music magazine and has extensive club listings for the entire month and occasional feature stories on local and regional blues artists. (E-mail Buddy Magazine ) Buddy, Fort Worth Weekly, and the Dallas Observer are available free at many local clubs, music, and book stores. Most of their websites contain archives of past music articles.Blues Music Award winner Craig Hopkins, founder of the Stevie Ray Vaughan Fan Club, is based in Dallas and can provide info on Stevie's (and Jimmie's) Dallas roots. SRV Fan Club, P.O. Box 2019, Cedar Hill, TX 75106-2019.
Sumter Bruton, who operates Record Town in Fort Worth, is THE
on the history and present happenings on the Fort Worth Blues scene.
phone: (817) 926-1331.
The Blue Shoe Project is a new group dedicated to forming a Blues in
the Schools curriculum. http://blueshoeproject.org/
Another great place to find information on DFW blues is your local LIBRARY! Not only do they have music books and magazines but they also often have CDs, LPs, videos, and other treasures. Your friendly local librarian would love to help you learn about DFW blues.Blues on TV!
Da Blues is a locally produced blues TV show hosted by former KKDA DJ, Da
Wolf. It airs every Sunday morning at 3:30 am on Channel 21, KTXA
TV. They feature both local and national artists. For the
last several years the show has been recycling old episodes and
commercial videos with no new filming.
Other DFW blues web sites
Jeff Horton's DFW blues photo
Freddie King's daughter Wanda King maintains a website in honor of her father http://freddiekingsite.com/