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Granada Theater owner launching new venture

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Star-Telegram/Rodger Mallison

A bit of news this week from the Granada Theater folks: according to a release from the popular Dallas venue, owner Mike Schoder has created a new booking agency, Serenity Presents. Read more

Chevy Music Showcase features local artists, venues

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Good news for North Texas musicians and venues: they are the focus of the North Texas Chevy Music Showcase, a new, "mini-documentary" series which premieres Oct. 3 on the local ABC affiliate WFAA. The episodes will air each Wednesday and Thursday during Jimmy Kimmel Live and be arch... Read more

Review: Passion Pit at College Park Center

Apart from a handful of songs, Passion Pit's albums have never grabbed me. Read more

Review: Hall & Oates at Allen Event Center

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The Associated Press

In a way, it was fitting Hall & Oates performed amid strip-mall suburbia Monday night. Read more

Metal community miffed at Ridglea Theater

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Courtesy Warbeast

Next week, instead of christening the Ridglea Theater with its first performance in nearly 20 months, Down will kick off its national tour at Trees in Dallas' revitalized Deep Ellum district. Read more

Review: Lyle Lovett and His Large Band at Majestic Theatre

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Preston Jones/DFW.com

The ticket stub promised "A Night to Remember" and, of course, Lyle Lovett was only too happy to oblige. Read more

Ridglea Theater's first show now set for Oct. 25

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(DFW.com/Max Faulkner)

As I first reported on Twitter earlier, what was scheduled to be the first concert at the restored, historic Ridglea Theater -- Down on Sept. 18 -- has been relocated to Trees in Dallas... Read more

Postponed Brad Paisley show has been cancelled

Just in from Live Nation: "Gexa Energy Pavilion regrets to announce that the Dallas Virtual Reality World Tour date will not be rescheduled due to scheduling conflicts. Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding in Dallas on [Aug. 18] caused the Brad Paisley with The Band Perry and Easton Corbin sho... Read more

Report: Randy Travis cited for assault (UPDATED)

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DFW.com archives

The sad, slow, bewildering downward spiral of Randy Travis continued early Friday morning as, according to TMZ and other outlets, the country star was cited for "simple assault" aroun... Read more

Kelly Clarkson records new anthem for Dallas Cowboys

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(KellyClarkson.com)

She can't help the special teams, she can't do Jason Garrett's job for him and she can't take over for Tony Romo in the fourth quarter, but Fort Worth-born Kelly Clarkson's going to do her best to help the Dallas Cowboys go the extra mile this season. Read more

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