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Riz Ahmed balances celebrity Hollywood with political hip-hop


Customs Records

Along with Aziz Ansari, Riz Ahmed is the best known actor/performer of South Asian descent in Hollywood at the moment. Read more

Pentatonix premieres ‘Hallelujah’ video, prepares DFW return



The holiday season isn’t too far off — just 64 days until Christmas! — and the annual flood of seasonal albums has begun in earnest. Read more

Hear the premiere of Vandoliers’ ‘bluegrass mix’ of ‘Simon Says’


The Press House

To quote myself from my 2015 review of Vandoliers’ debut LP Ameri-Kinda: “Although Joshua Fleming enjoyed success with rowdy Fort Worth rockers The... Read more

Watch Maren Morris drive her ‘80s Mercedes’ over to ‘Ellen’


Special to the Star-Telegram

Fresh from her triumphant, emotional homecoming at American Airlines Center last week as an opening act for Keith Urban, Arlington native Maren Morris returned to the road this week, stop... Read more

Preston’s picks: Luke Bryan at AT&T Stadium; Phish at Verizon Theatre

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A country-pop superstar and a revered jam band pass through North Texas this week. Read more

North Texas singers advance to knockout round on ‘The Voice’



The 11th season of The Voice concluded its battle rounds on last night’s broadcast, the final of four episodes dedicated to coaches advising singers who then face off as they croon the same tune. Read more

‘Oasis: Supersonic’ chronicles British band’s meteoric rise


Jill Furmanovsky

The Mat Whitecross-directed documentary, showing in theaters for one night only Oct. 26, is annoyingly incomplete. Read more

Around Cowtown: KatsüK at Lola’s Trailer Park


Special to DFW.COM

A few months back, I told you about Daniel KatsüK’s incredible artistic journey, and the new album he had coming out. Well, Read more

Inaugural Fortress Festival to take over Fort Worth’s Cultural District in 2017

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The inaugural Fortress Festival will take over Fort Worth’s Cultural District next year. Read more

Kidd’s Kids Day 25th anniversary is Tuesday

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Star-Telegram archives

Back in 1990, Kidd Kraddick made a deal with God. Read more

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