There are a ton of things to do at Arts Goggle, as usual, including a huge roster of live bands and a lot of art displays to enjoy. There are, per the program (PDF link), sixty-nine venues in this round of Arts Goggle, spread across the Near Southside (primarily clustered at Magnolia Avenue, Park Place, and South Main).
The whole thing’s free, and a great excuse to walk, ride your bikes (or take advantage of the new bike sharing system, which has stations in all the attraction areas), or take the trolley bus and enjoy one of the region’s best redeveloping urban areas.
In a bit of SHAMELESS SELF PROMOTION, yours truly will be involved in this Arts Goggle thusly: my band, The Diabolical Machines (find us on Facebook, too!), is performing at the new Shipping & Receiving bar in the South Main urban village. Specifically, it’s in the ground floor of the Supreme Golf warehouse, which has been converted into lofts & retail space. This is at the corner of Daggett & Calhoun, just a couple of blocks east of South Main (down the street from Stir Crazy Baked Goods). We play at 7:00 PM, preceded by The Fibs at 6:00 and followed by Siberian Traps and Big City Folk at 8:00 and 9:00. It’s all ages and free, so don’t miss it.
(Also, my band is up for two Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards this year, and I would very much appreciate your vote. Go to the ballot and vote for The Diabolical Machines in the “New Artist” category, and Harley Dear (The Diabolical Machines) in the “Female Vocalist” category. Every vote helps!)