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Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

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National Geographic Symphony of Our World

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Queen of Soul

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A New Musical Era Begins: Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert

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A New Musical Era Beings: Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert

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Dancing with the FWSO Stars

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Dancing with the FWSO Stars

September 17, 2022

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Yunchan Lim, 2022 Cliburn Gold Medalist

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A Tribute to Peace - North Texas Welcomes Kyiv City Ballet

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A Tribute to Peace - North Texas Welcomes Kyiv City Ballet

October 3, 2022
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Rachmaninoff's Thirds

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Rachmaninoff's Thirds

October 7-9, 2022

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A Trip to Harlem: Bernstein, Ellington, Gershwin, and Douglas J. Cuomo

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A Trip to Harlem: Bernstein, Ellington, Gershwin, and Douglas J. Cuomo

October 14-16, 2022

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Monte Montgomery

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Monte Montgomery

October 15, 2022
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration

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A Trip to St. Petersburg: Glinka, Glazunov, and Tchaikovsky

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A Trip to St. Petersburg: Glinka, Glazunov, and Tchaikovsky

October 28 -30, 2022

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Vadym Kholodenko

November 10, 2022

 

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Elf The Musical

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Elf The Musical

November 11 - 13, 2022
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An Evening with Slaid Cleaves

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An Evening with Slaid Cleaves

November 18, 2022
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Wagner Highlights

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Wagner Highlights

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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Home for the Holidays

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UNT One O'clock Lab Band

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December 2, 2022
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My Fair Lady

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My Fair Lady

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The Nutcracker

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The Nutty Nutcracker

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The Nutty Nutcracker

December 16, 2022

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ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA

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ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA

December 31, 2022

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Classical and Neo-Classical: Prokofiev, Beethoven, Mozart, and Stacy Garrop

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Classical and Neo-Classical: Prokofiev, Beethoven, Mozart, and Stacy Garrop

January 6-7, 2023

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Disney's The Lion King

January 18 - 29, 2023
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Twist & Shout: Music of the Beatles

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Twist & Shout: Music of the Beatles

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Heroes at the Symphony

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Heroes at the Symphony

February 4, 2023

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Pretty Woman The Musical

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Pretty Woman The Musical

February 7 - 12, 2023
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J'Nai Bridges

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J'Nai Bridges

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A Gala Evening with Yo-Yo Ma

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A Gala Evening with Yo-Yo Ma

February 25, 2023

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Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown

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Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown

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Wild Symphony

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Wild Symphony

March 4, 2023

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Gil Shaham Plays Tchaikovsky: Mahler and Tchaikovsky

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Gil Shaham Plays Tchaikovsky: Mahler and Tchaikovsky

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Modern Masterpieces

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Modern Masterpieces

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Our Planet Live In Concert

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Our Planet Live

March 21, 2023
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Benjamin Grosvenor

March 23, 2023

 

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Jake Fridkis in Concert: Schumann, Reinecke, and Liszt

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Jake Fridkis in Concert: Schumann, Reinecke, and Liszt

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Annie

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Annie

March 28 - April 2, 2023
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Alim Beisembayev

April 13, 2023

 

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Joshua Roman

April 27, 2022

 

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Pink Martini

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Pink Martini

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UNT One O'clock Lab Band

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UNT One O'clock Lab Band

May 5, 2023
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Elgar's Enigma Variations: Strauss, Saint-Saens, and Elgar

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Elgar's Enigma Variations: Strauss, Saint-Saens, and Elgar

May 5-7, 2023

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Haydn: The Creation

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Haydn: The Creation

May 19-21, 2023

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Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland

May 26-28, 2023

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An Evening of Kodaly, Mozart, and Brahms

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An Evening of Koday, Mozart, and Brahms

June 2, 2023

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Hadestown

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Hadestown

June 17 - July 2, 2023
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Performing Arts Fort Worth Presents

An Evening with Slaid Cleaves

Part of the BNSF Popular Entertainment Series

Dates: November 18, 2022

Location: McDavid Studio

Friday November 18, 2022 7:30 PM

Tickets starting at $39

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Overview

November 18, 2022 at mcdavid studio

Singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves has been wowing audiences since the early nineties. Drawing inspiration from artists such as Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Chuck Berry, Bruce Springsteen and more, this Austin-based musician continually strives to bring the same depth and sense of storytelling to his craft.

The characters in Slaid Cleaves' songs live in unglamorous reality. They work dead-end jobs, they run out of money, they grow old, they hold on to each other (or not), and they die. With an eye for the beauty in everyday life, he tells their stories, bringing a bit of empathy to their uncaring world.

Described as "terse, clear and heartfelt" (NPR Fresh Air), his songs speak to timeless truths. "I'm not an innovator. I'm more of a keeper of the flame," he says.

"Songs are so accessible. You don't need an education to fully appreciate them, you don't need a lot of leisure time to spend on them, you don't need to learn the language of song. We seem to be born with it," Cleaves explains. "With no preparation at all, they can bring you to tears in a matter of seconds. I remember being three or four and getting a lump in my throat when I heard Hank Williams sing."

Now over thirty years into his career, Cleaves admits that it's sometimes hard to stay inspired. "I do become jaded," he says. "I wonder that, at this point in my career, I've had no real national success. No impact on the culture, as my heroes had. The music that I love just doesn't seem relevant to mainstream culture. But then, I have no interest in what mainstream culture offers either."

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