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First Round of Artists Announced for 2019 Fortress Festival in Fort Worth


  • Courtesy of Fortress Fest
  • Leon Bridges
Fortress Festival has just announced “Phase 1” of their music lineup for the third annual music festival taking place in Ft Worth, Texas on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 next year.

The lineup includes a headlining performance from Fort Worth's own Leon Bridges. Fortress Festival marks the first large concert performance in his hometown of Fort Worth.

Other acts include "NPR Tiny Desk Concert" winners Tank and the Bangas, plus a variety of both established and up-and-coming Texas-based talent like Bobby Sessions, Bright Light Social Hour and Abhi The Nomad, among others.

In total, 10 of the 11 acts announced in the Phase 1 lineup have Texas ties. The full lineup is set to be announced in January 2019.

Here's the lineup so far:
  • courtesy Fortress Fest

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