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Lone Star Sounds: New music from Mickey Guyton

Ascendant country talent and Arlington native Mickey Guyton seems to have arrived from out of nowhere. The singer-songwriter, signed to Capitol Records Nashville, has quickly released two EPs: last year’s Unbreakab... Read more

Review: St. Vincent and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Winspear Opera House

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Star-Telegram

See St. Vincent in concert often enough, and the shock of the new becomes rather familiar. Read more

Review: Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean at AT&T Stadium

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Special to DFW.com

If Saturday night’s Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean doubleheader at AT&T Stadium was a competition — Read more

Feds indict Gas Pipe owners, managers in synthetic drug case

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Star-Telegram

The U.S. attorney’s office confirmed Friday that Jerry Shults, owner of the Ridglea Theater and the Gas Pipe head shop chain, and his daughter are accused in a federal indictment of involvement in a “massive synthetic-drug distribution conspiracy.” Read more

Review: Dave Matthews Band at Gexa Energy Pavilion

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Special to DFW.com

There was a moment, early in the Dave Matthews Band’s Friday appearance at Gexa Energy Pavilion, where it seemed that this year might finally be when the ensemble ran out of steam. Read more

From the archives: For bluesman King, the thrill is still here

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Special to Star-Telegram

Editor’s note: It was announced Friday that influential, legendary blues musician B.B. King died at the age of 89 Read more

‘Good Times’ planned for KRNB Soul Food Festival

KRNB/105.7 FM is known for the “Smooth R&B” of its station brand, which means a lot of soul music. So it’s a natural fit for the station to throw a Soul Food Festival. Read more

Review: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Majestic Theatre

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Star-Telegram

There’s a particularly delicious irony seeing Noel Gallagher just two weeks removed from the release of Blur’s latest album. Read more

Blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89

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Associated Press

– B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89. Read more

Report: Power 89.7 FM soon to become “Way-FM”

For more than 15 years, Christian station KVRK/89.7 FM — which started as KTPW — has been the most rock of all the Christian stations in DFW. There were times when, if you paid little attention to the lyrics, you could mista... Read more

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