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Review: The Mavericks at Granada Theater

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Special to DFW.com

At its best, a concert is like a sustained narcotic drip — euphoric, satisfying and deeply addictive. Read more

Review: KISS and Def Leppard at Gexa Energy Pavilion

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Special to DFW.com

The smell of sulfur from a few dozen explosions that had fired off during the last tune still wafted between the stage and the outdoor canopy at Dallas’ Gexa Energy Pavilion. Read more

Concert review: Risk On Da Disk at the Chuggin’ Monk in Arlington

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Special to DFW.com

Saturday I was looking to get my live music fix, and I got wind of a show at The Chuggin’ Monk in Arlington. A band out of Tulsa called Risk on Da Disk was playing, and it bil... Read more

Review: Queen + Adam Lambert at AAC in Dallas

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Special to DFW.com

Turns out, “Fat-bottomed Girls” really do make the rockin’ world go ’round. Read more

Concert review: Sweet Ride at an undisclosed location

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Special to DFW.com

A few days ago, I got a cryptic message from local music instigator Tony Diaz of Panther City Exchange (and the band Goodwin). Read more

Concert review: Beauxregard at The Grotto

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Special to DFW.com

My mission for Saturday night was to finally hear the band Beauxregard in a decent sound setting, which is what led me to the Grotto. Read more

Review: Jeff Tweedy at Majestic Theatre

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A dozen songs passed before Jeff Tweedy spoke more than a sentence Sunday. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from French 75 and more

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“Pay attention,” Jencey Keeton whispers at the top of French 75’s debut EP, Echoes. Read more

Review: James Taylor at Verizon Theatre

There was something appropriate about seeing James Taylor on Father’s Day. Read more

Concert review: Darrin Kobetich, James Hinkle, Marty Christian and Johnny Mack at Fred’s TCU

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Special to DFW.com

I’ve been going to Fred’s as long as I can remember. Before the Seventh Street corridor was a thing, before the Food Network found it, before there was a Fred’s north or a Fred’s TCU, I’ve been a fan of the Fredburger. But with success came crowds, and the outdo... Read more

Review: George Strait at AT&T Stadium

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Special to DFW.com

Searching the face of George Strait for raw emotion was a futile task Saturday. Read more

Concert review: Wingstock at Buffalo Brothers

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Special to DFW.com

Every year for the last five years, Buffalo Bros. on University has thrown a monster party to celebrate the mighty winged bison. There’s always great live music, a damned messy wing eating contest and great food: Why would you want to miss it? Read more

CD review: Sturgill Simpson, ‘Metamodern Sounds in Country Music’

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Sturgill Simpson’s sophomore record is downright disorienting. Read more

Concert review: Homegrown Music and Art Festival

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May has become musicfest month in every corner of North Texas. Read more

Review: Old 97’s at Strauss Square

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Eric Ryan Anderson

More than most Old 97’s performances in North Texas, Saturday’s showcase in the heart of downtown Dallas truly felt like a homecoming. Read more

Review: Jason Aldean, Eli Young Band, the Wild Feathers and Jack Ingram at March Madness Music Festival

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Special to DFW.com

As seems to happen every time the North Texas area hosts a major sporting event, the weather threatened to play spoiler ahead of this weekend’s Final Four action, spread from Fort Worth to Arlington to Dallas. Read more

Concert review: Toadies at Martin House Brewing

Special to DFW.com

Back in late ’80s or early ’90s Fort Worth, there was a little punk club on Main Street called The Axis. I never set foot in the place; I was poor — even for the cover for that place — so I’d hang outside and listen to the bands play. There were often more peopl... Read more

Review: Imagine Dragons at American Airlines Center

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Photos: Special to DFW.com

Is it still rock music if it bears no discernible edge? Read more

CD review: Eric Church, ‘The Outsiders’

Eric Church is developing two separate and distinct personalities that seem to wrestle each other in a glorious battle royale on his fourth and best album, The Outsiders. Read more

Review: Paul Simon and Sting at American Airlines Center

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Roman Pena & Jamie Ford/Special to DFW.com

The multi-platinum Grammy winners made an unlikely, but fascinating, pair. Read more

Review: Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel at Eisemann Center

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The titans of Texas country joined forces for a sold-out showcase. Read more

Concert review: High on Fire at Trees in Dallas

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The faithful brushed off the cold Tuesday night and caught High on Fire at Deep Ellum’s iconic music venue, Trees. Read more

CD review: Arcade Fire, ‘Reflektor’

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“It’s just a reflection of a reflection,” sings Win Butler at the beginning of Arcade Fire’s sweeping fourth album, Reflektor. Read more

Review: Jessie Ware at South Side Music Hall

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The British singer-songwriter kicked off her month-long U.S. tour Thursday in Dallas. Read more

Review: The Eagles at American Airlines Center

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History, it’s been said, is written by the victors. Read more

Review: Vampire Weekend at Verizon Theatre

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Roman Pena & Jamie Ford/Special to DFW.com

It is odd to think of Vampire Weekend as elder statesmen. Read more

Review: The Mavericks at Granada Theater

“I just wanna dance the night away/With senoritas who can sway,” Raul Malo sang Sunday night, a wide grin on his goateed face. “Right now tomorrow's looking bright/Just like the sunny morning light.” Read more

Review: Jake Bugg at Kessler Theater

He writes like Dylan, words laced with insight beyond his years. Read more

Review: Depeche Mode at Gexa Energy Pavilion

In an era when anyone with a YouTube account can achieve fame, it’s easy to forget what actual rock star charisma looks like. Read more

Review: Mumford and Sons at Gexa Energy Pavilion

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Roman Pena & Jamie Ford

Somewhere along the way, Mumford and Sons became a punchline. Read more

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