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Tommy Allsup, former member of Buddy Holly’s Crickets, dies at 85 (updated and corrected)

Correction: Mr. Allsup died in Springfield, Mo., according to The Associated Press. The site of his death was incorrect in the original version of this report. Read more

Stock ’n’ roll: Five acts to check out at the Stock Show

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Sarah Wilson

When it comes to the subject of rodeos and music in the state of Texas, there can be a little envy, particularly when casting an eye toward Houston and its reliably star-studded roster of performers. Read more

Around Cowtown: Benefit for Carrie Hungerford cancer treatments at Lola’s

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Special to DFW.COM

Back around 2006, I was running a little coffee shop on Berry Street called Panther City, and I got a call from a filmmaker friend in Dallas. It seems he had just met this barista who had moved up from Houston, and didn’t I need someone? Read more

U2 bringing ‘Joshua Tree’ tour to AT&T Stadium

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Danny North

To mark the 30th anniversary of its breakthrough The Joshua Tree album, U2 is touring the world and playing the 1987 LP in full this ... Read more

That’s Fast: KVIL names new morning host, Nathan Fast

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Arlene Ibarra

After KVIL/103.7 FM dropped Zazza Mornings with Tony Zazza and Julie Fisk in November 2014, it took some five months for Read more

More changes at KVIL as Kannon & Sybil morning show is no more

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CBS Radio Dallas

Last week, we reported about Leigh Ann Adam leaving KVIL/103.7 FM after more than a decade at the station. Adam was the longest-running personality at the station, which has seen a lof of turnover... Read more

Snoop Dogg gives Willie Nelson a Christmas high

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In the midst of his two-night stand at Dallas’ Granada Theater, which concludes at 8 p.m. tonight, Willie Nelson took some time to take care of his Christmas thank you notes. Read more

Selena Gomez, Maren Morris, Kelly Clarkson nominated for iHeartRadio Music Awards

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When the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards kick off March 5 at the Forum in Los Angeles, more than a few North Texans will be in contention. Read more

Dallas’ Gexa Energy Pavilion re-named Starplex Pavilion

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Star-Telegram

As I noted on Twitter this morning, something about the announcement of a Chicago/Doobie Brothers performance in June looked off: Starplex Pavilion? Read more

Around Cowtown: Jake Robison 2nd Annual Hangover Recovery Show

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Special to DFW.com

Like many, I’m not going to miss 2016. It was a savage year, and many of us had our doubts about surviving it. Read more

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