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List of Famous Bands from Fort Worth

Updated June 8, 2017 8.7k views23 items

List of Fort Worth bands, listed by their level of fame. This Fort Worth musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Fort Worth bands are included, as well as many Fort Worth musicians of underground status. This list of Fort Worth musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Fort Worth bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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    Taylor Hawkins

    Rock music, Post-grunge
    Oliver Taylor Hawkins (born February 17, 1972) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the rock band Foo Fighters. Prior to joining the band in 1997, he was the touring drummer for...  more

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    Toadies

    Grunge, Post-grunge

    AlbumsRubberneck, Play.Rock.Music., Feeler, Best of Toadies: Live From Paradise, Hell Below/Stars Above

    Toadies is an American rock band formed in 1989 in Fort Worth, Texas, best known for the song "Possum Kingdom". The band's classic lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (lead vocals, rhythm guitar),...  more

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    Kirk Franklin

    Christian hip hop, Urban contemporary gospel

    AlbumsKirk Franklin & the Family Christmas, The Fight of My Life, Hello Fear, The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin, Kirk Franklin Presents 1NC

    Kirk Dewayne Franklin (born January 26, 1970) is an American gospel musician, songwriter, choir director, and author. He is known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family,...  more

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    Big Lurch

    Hip hop music, Horrorcore

    AlbumsIt's All Bad, It's All Bad: Greatest Hits

    Antron Singleton (born September 15, 1976), better known by his stage name Big Lurch, is an American rapper and convicted murderer. He is serving a life sentence for murdering 21-year-old roommate...  more

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    Gary Morris

    Nashville sound, Country

    AlbumsHits, Greatest Hits, Volume II, Why Lady Why, Anything Goes

    Gary Gwyn Morris (born December 7, 1948) is an American singer and stage actor who charted a string of hits on the country music charts throughout the 1980s. Morris is known for the 1983 ballad "The...  more

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    Gerry Beckley

    Rock music, Acoustic music

    AlbumsLike a Brother, Van Go Gan, Unfortunate Casino, Go Man Go (The Van Go Gan Remixes), Horizontal Fall

    Gerald Linford Beckley (born September 12, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and a founding member of the band America.Beckley was born to an American father and an English...  more

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    Delbert McClinton

    Americana, Blues-rock

    AlbumsRoom to Breathe, Ultimate Collection, Live From Austin, The Jealous Kind, I'm With You

    Delbert McClinton (born November 4, 1940) is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.From his first professional stage appearance in 1957...  more

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    Tex Beneke

    Swing music, Big band

    Albums5 Minutes More... A Tribute, 1964 Live Guard Sessions / Stars for Defense Shows from 1960, The Legendary Big Bands Series, Palladium Patrol, Christmas Serenade in the Glenn Miller Style

    Gordon Lee "Tex" Beneke (February 12, 1914 – May 30, 2000) was an American saxophonist, singer, and bandleader. His career is a history of associations with bandleader Glenn Miller and former...  more
  • 9

    Oh, Sleeper

    Christian hardcore, Mathcore

    AlbumsThe Armored March, When I Am God, Son of the Morning, Children of Fire, The Titan

    Oh, Sleeper is an American Christian metalcore band from Fort Worth, Texas. Previously signed to Solid State Records they are currently operating independently. To date they have recorded three...  more
  • 10

    Bloodrock

    Blues-rock, Heavy metal

    AlbumsBloodrock, Bloodrock 2, Bloodrock 3, Whirlwind Tongues, Bloodrock U.S.A.

    Bloodrock was an American hard rock band, based in Fort Worth, Texas, that had considerable success in the 1970s, and was one of the earliest of a number of significant bands to emerge from the Fort...  more
  • 11

    Bobby Day

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsI Need Help (live on Stage), Rockin' Robin, I Know You Got Soul / If You Don't Work You Can't Eat, Hang Ups We Don't Need (The Hungry We Got to Feed), I Need Help (I Can't Do It Alone)

    Robert James Byrd (July 1, 1930 – July 27, 1990), known by the stage name Bobby Day, was an American rock and roll and R&B singer, multi instrumentalist, music producer and songwriter. He is best...  more
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    Jim Price

    Rock music
    James William Price (born 1945, Fort Worth, Texas, United States) was, together with Bobby Keys and Jim Horn, one of the most in demand horn session players of the 1970s. He toured extensively with...  more
  • 13

    AlbumsBrooke Allison

    Brooke Allison Adams (born September 26, 1986), better known as Brooke Allison, is a pop singer from Fort Worth, Texas, USA, who had a minor hit in 2001 with "The Kiss-Off (Goodbye)". She later...  more
  • 14

    Sky Eats Airplane

    Progressive metal, Nintendocore

    AlbumsSky Eats Airplane, Everything Perfect on the Wrong Day, The Sound of Symmetry

    Sky Eats Airplane was an electronicore band, formed in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2005. The band was signed to indie label Equal Vision Records and most recently released their self-titled full-length...  more
  • 15

    AlbumsI Dream in Color

    Daniele Alexander (born December 2, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American country music singer. She began her career as a teenager, performing jazz initially before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada to...  more
  • 16

    Green River Ordinance

    Rock music, Pop rock

    AlbumsWait a Minute, Out of My Hands, Way Back Home, The Morning Passengers EP, A Green River Ordinance Christmas

    Green River Ordinance is an American rock band from Fort Worth, Texas. Their name refers to Green River Ordinances, laws which prohibit door-to-door sales unless the house's owner gives permission to...  more
  • 17

    3 of Hearts

    Country pop, Country

    AlbumsThe Christmas Shoes, 3 of Hearts

    3 of Hearts was an American country music trio composed of Blaire Stroud, Katie McNeill, and Deserea Wasdin, all natives of Fort Worth, Texas. Signed to RCA Nashville in 2001, the trio released its...  more
  • 18

    The Theater Fire

    Alternative country

    AlbumsThe Theater Fire, Everybody Has a Dark Side, Theater Fire, Matter and Light

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    The Hugh Beaumont Experience

    Punk rock, Hardcore punk

    AlbumsCone Johnson EP, Hugh Beaumont Experience EP

    The Hugh Beaumont Experience was a punk rock band from Fort Worth, Texas. The band's original lineup was Brad Stiles on vocals, Tommie Duncan on guitar, Clay Carlisle on bass, and Carter Kolba on...  more
  • 20

    The Hendersons

    Psychedelic pop, Baroque pop

    AlbumsIndian Summer, Lotosyros

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    Smoothvega

    Hip hop music
  • 22

    Pretty Baby

    Electronic music, Alternative rock
  • 23

    Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

    The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Fort Worth, Texas. The orchestra performs at the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall in downtown Fort Worth. The FWSO also...  more