Top Things To Do In Fort Worth This Weekend Oct 11th – 13th

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1) Texas-OU Football Game at The Cotton Bowl

Year in, year out, this is one of the best rivalries in college football! This year’s game matches up the Big XII rivals with both teams ranked in the Top 15 in the nation. It’s one of the best rivalries and in one of the iconic stadiums in all the southwest, the historic Cotton Bowl. If you miss the game, there’s always plenty to do around the stadium at the Great State Fair of Texas.
Eyes of Texas OR Boomer Sooner? Details here


2) Kimbell Family Festival                                                                                   Sunday, 12noon-5pm

Look, Create, Connect
Join The Kimbell for a free afternoon of fun-filled activities inspired by artworks in the Kimbell’s permanent collection. Visitors of all ages will enjoy art making, live performances, films, and interactive gallery experiences that spark the imagination.
It’s a Family Festival at The Kimbell. Click here for details.


3) Awesome Big Concerts this weekend

What’s your pleasure?… because you have tons of choices this weekend for Big Concert Events.

Billy Joel closes down Globe Life Park with his usual energy and line up hits that has you dancing in the aisles all night long. Saturday, October 12th Click Here for Billy Joel concert info

Jason Aldean lines up his playlist of #1 singles for an evening under the stars at Globe Life Park. What a primer for Billy Joel. Friday, October 11th Click Here for Jason Aldean concert info

Kacey Musgraves hits the stage at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory in Irving for 2 big nights of concerts with her Oh, what a world: Tour II Thursday and Friday, October 10th & 11th
Click Here for Kacey Musgraves concert info


4) Cliburn at the Kimbell

North Texas audiences are no strangers to the vivid stage presence, passionately confident musicianship, and extraordinary technique that defines the Olga Kern concert experience. The Cliburn 2001 gold medalist—now recognized as one of her generation’s great artists—returns to Cliburn Concerts for a highly anticipated two-night engagement.
Enjoy The Cliburn at The Kimbell Here

 


5) Andy Meadows & His Big Band

Experience Andy and his Big Band plus special guest John Wright. It’s the final of three shows Andy’s recording for their upcoming live album The Greatest Songs Ever Written Vol 1 produced by Jason Manning. Featuring Don Bozman’s arrangements and their big band take on songs like Bohemian Rhapsody, Yesterday, House of the Rising Sun, My Way and more! Plus a good mix of their favorite crooner and western swing standards.Head to the Scott Theatre in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District for an incredible night with Andy Meadows and His Big Band.
Andy Meadows at The Scott Theatre


6) Billy Currington at Billy Bob’s Texas

If you like Country music and you like to hear the hits, then a night with Billy Currington is just what you need. Billy’s debut single, “Walk a Little Straighter,” peaked at No. 8, an auspicious debut for a newcomer. He followed that with “I Got A Feelin,” which became his first top five hit. From there, the hits continued as his sophomore album Doin’ Somethin’ Right spawned his first No. 1 with “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right” and his second No. 1 with “Good Directions.” His third album, Little Bit of Everything, featured five songs co-written by Currington. The Bobby Braddock/Troy Jones penned “People Are Crazy” became his third No. 1 and he followed that with a song he co-wrote, “That’s How Country Boys Roll,” which also hit the top of the charts. In September 2010, Currington released Enjoy Yourself, which included No. 1 hits “Pretty Good at Drinkin’ Beer” and “Let Me Down Easy.” His fifth album, We Are Tonight, further fueled him momentum spawning two No. 1 singles – “Hey Girl” and the title track. That’s a lot of hits for an awesome night at Billy Bob’s!
Info for Billy Currington at Billy Bob’s is right here!


Disclaimer: What’s Up Fort Worth features many events in other cities (including Dallas) when our staff feels that the event has DFW market-wide interest and that fans in Fort Worth and Tarrant County will make the trek to Dallas for the event.

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