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Review: Diana Ross at Verizon Theatre

Diana Ross

Associated Press

Watching Diana Ross perform at Verizon Theatre Thursday was to see the neglect of a national treasure transpire in real time. Read more

Concert review: Luke McGlathery and Joe Savage at Lola’s


Special to DFW.com

Late Sunday, our beloved Funkytown was brutally attacked by cold winds and freezing water. It was a Savage kind of night — and a Luke McGlathery kind of night. They were both playing at Lola’s, and so I braved the Yankee weather and the southern drivers and headed down there. Read more

Review: Wynonna at Arlington Music Hall



No one could ever accuse Wynonna Judd of false advertising. Read more

CD review: Father John Misty, ‘I Love You Honeybear’

The singular singer-songwriter has a love-hate relationship with himself on his sophomore album. Read more

Concert review: Paul Slavens at the Live Oak


Special to DFW.com

I see a lot of bands, at least 100 a year. I stopped counting a long time ago, but in general I only talk about the ones that I think are worth talking about. Read more

Review: Kat Edmonson at Kessler Theater

Kat Edmonson


“How are you lovebirds doing?” Kat Edmonson asked those gathered at the Kessler Theater Friday. “Are you here with your valentine? I hope so.” Read more

CD review: Jamie Cullum, ‘Interlude’


Blue Note Records

There’s an implicit warning in the title of Jamie Cullum’s standards album, Interlude. Read more

Concert review: KatsüK at Shipping & Receiving


Special to DFW.com

Sunday I found myself at the Live Oak Music Hall for, of all things, a yoga class. Those who know me know I’m not the yoga type. However, Brandi Beckwith of Flying Buddha Yoga had put together something called a Hangover Yoga Brunch, with Josiah Hunter providing relaxing trance music. Read more

Review: Usher and Blake Shelton at AT&T Stadium


Roman Pena and Jamie B. Ford/Special to DFW.com

“It doesn’t matter if it’s country or R&B music — an emotion is an emotion, right?” Read more

Concert review: Bogus Green and the Big Reggae Band at Lola’s Saloon


Special to DFW.com

Sunday was the annual Commercial Bowl, where fans of advertising get together to cheer on their favorite manufacturers as they compete to see who can spend the most money creatively to sell you things you only maybe need. A couple of football teams showed up to do something or other as well. But ... Read more

Concert review: Blake Parish and Kris Luther, aka Fi’dölla Shake, at Fred’s Texas Cafe


Special to DFW.com

Last week didn’t just mark the end of The Where House, but also the final show of the Hanna Barbarians. We in... Read more

Concert review: Farewell to The Where House


Special to DFW.com

Back in July of 2010, I heard about this new place opening up on Hemphill, and I drove out there. I couldn’t find a parking place anywhere near the joint and wound up leaving. I thought that this place could never, last — a run-down warehouse in a dodgy neighborhood with no parking. Read more

CD review: Ella Henderson, ‘Chapter One’


Columbia Records

The boundary between imitation and inspiration is one frequently trampled in pop music. Read more

Concert review: American 45’s, at The Republic Street Bar


special to DFW.com

It was a bitter cold night, with a misting rain, but there was hope in our hearts Saturday. The Dallas Cowboys were still in the running, having yet to be robbed of their rightful place in football destiny by Gene Steratore — I mean, the man even sounds like a Bond villain, right? But this... Read more

Review: AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! feat. Lenny Kravitz at American Airlines Center


Roman Pena and Jamie Ford/Special to DFW.com

For a time Saturday, it seemed like the opening night of AT&T’s Playoff Playlist Live! might be the world’s most expensive house concert. Read more

Review: CMT’s Ultimate Kickoff Party at Dallas Convention Center


Roman Pena and Jamie Ford/Special to DFW.com

As the glittering silver confetti fell in Hall D of the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, the final notes of Big & Rich’s 11-year-old single Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy ringing out, the CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party had fulfilled its reason for being: a sh... Read more

Concert review: Patriot at Shipping and Receiving


special to DFW.com

It’s a new year, and the only way to start off the new year right is with live music — so I headed to Shipping & Receiving. Read more

Review: Sturgill Simpson at Club Dada



At nine p.m. on the nose, Sturgill Simpson strode onto the Club Dada stage. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Oil Boom


Andrew Sherman

On a surface level, nothing about Oil Boom’s brand of music — bluesy, distorted rock ’n’ roll, loaded and ready for last call — seems particularly noteworthy. Read more

Review: U2, ‘Songs of Innocence’


Courtesy Interscope Records

Apple wasn’t the only entity with a surprise Tuesday. Read more

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


Reto Sterchi

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

Concert review: Homegrown Music and Art Festival

The Toadies

Velton Hayworth/Special to DFW.com

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

Review: Old 97’s at Strauss Square


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


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

imagine dragons

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


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


Courtesy Bismeaux Records

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

Concert review: High on Fire at Trees in Dallas


Photos by Velton Hayworth

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

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