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Monday Morning Roundup

by Stephen Becker 25 Jul 2011 7:43 AM

Today in the roundup: Gorilla vs. Bear Fest in words and pictures, Hayes Carll visits KXT and an art installation high above Fort Worth.


GvB – THE AFTERMATH: It’s been awhile since a local concert received as much pre-show hype as Saturday’s inaugural Gorilla vs. Bear Festival at the Granada Theater. So did it deliver on the buildup? “From the electricity crackling through the (near) capacity crowd to the copious love being shown on the Twitter feeds projected on either side of the stage, the evening was an unqualified success,” Matt Weitz writes in his review. Didn’t make it? Check out a slideshow at

A VISIT FROM HAYES: Hayes Carll stopped by the KXT 91.7 studio earlier this summer. And when someone like him comes by, you know the station’s video staff is at the ready. Hayes performed three songs while in town – “Stomp and Holler,” “Grand Parade” and “Grateful for Christmas” – and you can watch video of each on kxt’s website.

ART AT 460 FEET: Have you driven by the Rolling Hills Radio Tower in Fort Worth at night and wondered about the new light show that’s taking place on top of it? This video from the city tells you all you need to know about one of the tallest art installations going: