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Asleep at the Wheel eases into summer at Concerts in the Garden

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Wyatt McSpadden

Signs of summer are plentiful, including the irresistible sounds of Asleep at the Wheel, the Grammy-winning Austin band and faithful protectors of Bob Wills’ legacy. Read more

Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert bring the party to AT&T Stadium

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Special to the Star-Telegram

His eyes wild with conviction and adrenaline, Kenny Chesney stared at the audience. Read more

Florence + the Machine bring ‘Blue’ songs to American Airlines Center

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Special to the Star-Telegram

“I don’t really feel things by halves,” Florence Welch observed Wednesday. “I wish I could.” Read more

Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth bids season an impressive goodbye

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Special to the Star-Telegram

This is a time of magnificent farewells in Fort Worth music. On Friday evening the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presented an exceptional program to start its final weekend of the 2015-16 season. Read more

Beyonce brings big hits, dazzling visuals to AT&T Stadium

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Parkwood Entertainment

In a rare moment of calm amid much dazzling fury, Beyonce offered gratitude. Read more

Paul Simon finds a familiar groove at Winspear Opera House

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Paul Simon’s fingers tapped the wood of his acoustic guitar, just above the sound hole, drumming out simple, staccato beats. Read more

Sturgill Simpson charts his own course at the Bomb Factory

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Special to the Star-Telegram

It is more obvious than ever that Sturgill Simpson has scant interest in Nashville, much less saving the town, and the music for which it is known, from itself. Read more

Review: Mark Knopfler at the Majestic

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Henrik Hansen

-- The world is awash in guitarists but only a relative few have a sound that sets them apart. Mark Knopfler is one of them, his singularly lean and liquid style -- which can evoke both love and loneliness in equal measure -- having first caught the world’s ear in Dire Straits with Read more

Review: Sturgill Simpson at Club Dada

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Crackerfarm

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

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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’

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Courtesy Interscope Records

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

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

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Reto Sterchi

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

Concert review: Homegrown Music and Art Festival

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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

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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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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

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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

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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Courtesy of Universal Island

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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Photos by Roman A. Pena and Jamie B. Ford

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

Review: Dia de Los Toadies at Panther Island Pavilion

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Photos by Velton Hayworth

With the sparkling Fort Worth skyline behind them and a half moon hanging in the sky above them on the final day of the sixth annual Dia de Los Toadies, one of Fort Worth’s biggest rock exports was making a threat. Read more

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