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Austin City Limits Music Festival unveils 2015 line-up

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Foo Fighters, Drake, the Weeknd, Disclosure, deadmau5, alt-J, Hozier, Bassnectar and Of Monsters and Men are the headlining acts for the 2015 edition of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Read more

Concert review: Bomb Atomic farewell show at Lola’s

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Special to DFW.com

A few months back, music hero and all around Funkytown Icon Justin “Beef” Williams was injured in an on-the-job accident involving a carbon dioxide leak. Read more

Review: Little Big Town at House of Blues

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Special to DFW.com

In a different era, Little Big Town would be an out-and-out superstar act. Read more

Review: The Who at American Airlines Center

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Special to DFW.com

When it comes to legacy rock acts, there’s always a bit of grading on a curve. Read more

Review: Kacey Musgraves at Billy Bob’s Texas

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Jamie Ford

I saw something at Billy Bob’s Texas Friday night I’d never noticed before. Read more

Book review: Willie Nelson, ‘It’s a Long Story’

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With dozens of books already authored about the life and music of one Willie Hugh Nelson, is another tome truly necessary? Read more

Lee Ann Womack keeps it country with ‘The Way I’m Livin’’

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Scarpati

Let’s review a few of the top country singles of the moment, shall we? Read more

Todrick Hall does 5 Beyonce albums in 4 minutes

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Todrick Hall is a busy guy these days. The former Arlington resident turned American Idol semifinalist turned YouTube star is still riding the wave of last week’s Read more

CD review: Blur, ‘The Magic Whip’

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Linda Brownlee

Blur had no intention of making a new album when the 1990s Brit-pop stalwarts headed out on a reunion tour of Asia in 2013. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Red Garland

Dallas-born jazz pianist William “Red” Garland has been dead more than 30 years — he passed away at the age of 60 in 1984 — but thanks to Los Angeles-based label ... Read more

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