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Review: 'Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour' proves all too fallible

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Courtesy Cirque du Soleil

Nothing will make you miss Michael Jackson more than sitting through Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour. Read more

UPDATED: The Gold Standard opens today

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Preston Jones/DFW.com

UPDATE: After a month of delays, largely stemming from a protracted TABC licensing process, the Gold Standard opened its doors at 3 p.m. (as I first reported on Twitter... Read more

Review: In Dallas, One Direction gets 'em screaming

One Direction in Dallas

Photos by Casey Holder/Special to DFW.com

"When they come on stage, I'm going to start crying," said the young girl, clad in a pink, homemade shirt adorned with Sharpie scrawl, two rows ahead of me. "Don't make fun of me, OK?" Read more

Review: Coldplay overwhelms the senses in Dallas

Coldplay in Dallas

Friday night, Coldplay began at the end. Read more

Burning Hotels release demos, prepare to work on new LP

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Mindy Byrd

Burning Hotels was one of the best local albums of 2011, and today, Chance Morgan and Matt Mooty provided a peek into the pair's creative process. Read more

Review: Van Halen reels in the years at AAC

David Lee Roth is a fount of one-liners and lewd asides. Read more

Review: KXT Summer Cut brings the masses to the fringe

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Photos by Velton Hayworth/Special to DFW.com

The core mission of most radio stations is, pure and simple, connecting people to music. Read more

Initial line-up announced for Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic

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(Roman A. Pena/Special to DFW.com)

As I first reported last month, Willie Nelson is bringing his 4th of July Picnic back to the Stockyards this year. A few moments ago, the line-up for the 2012 edition o... Read more

Review: The Darkness descends upon the House of Blues

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Marianne Harris/Courtesy MSO

The Darkness wrapped up its American comeback tour Sunday at the House of Blues, roaring through a two-hour set full of high kicks and head scarves, cowbell and profanity, and some genuinely great glam-rock songs that have aged spectacularly well. Read more

Review: Homegrown Music and Arts Festival takes root in Dallas

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Dimitris Skliris

A mix of artists from all over the state descended upon downtown Dallas Saturday. Read more

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