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Lone Star Sounds: New music from Lo Life Recordings and Dreamy Soundz and more

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Fred Holston

In what seems like very short order, Lo Life Recordings and Dreamy Soundz Records have become de facto signifiers of Fort Worth cool. Read more

Preston’s picks: Beyoncé and Jay Z at AT&T Stadium; Amanda Shires at Magnolia Motor Lounge

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Invision for Parkwood Entertainment

Singer-songwriter Shires will perform an intimate showcase just off West 7th. Read more

Review: KISS and Def Leppard at Gexa Energy Pavilion

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Special to DFW.com

The smell of sulfur from a few dozen explosions that had fired off during the last tune still wafted between the stage and the outdoor canopy at Dallas’ Gexa Energy Pavilion. Read more

Concert review: Risk On Da Disk at the Chuggin’ Monk in Arlington

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Special to DFW.com

Saturday I was looking to get my live music fix, and I got wind of a show at The Chuggin’ Monk in Arlington. A band out of Tulsa called Risk on Da Disk was playing, and it bil... Read more

Photos: Sheryl Crow and Rascal Flatts in Dallas

Sheryl Crow

Photos by Roman A. Pena and Jamie B. Ford, Special to DFW.com

Sheryl Crow and Rascal Flatts brought their tour to Dallas on Saturday for a show at Gexa Energy Pavilion. Photographers Roman Pena and Jamie Ford were there and captured these images of the artists on stage. Please enjoy. Read more

Concert review: Lionel Richie and Cee-Lo Green at Gexa Energy Pavilion

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Jamie B Ford

You’ve got to hand it to Lionel Richie. He knows how to bond with his crowd. Read more

Review: Queen + Adam Lambert at AAC in Dallas

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Special to DFW.com

Turns out, “Fat-bottomed Girls” really do make the rockin’ world go ’round. Read more

‘Under the Electric Sky’ documentary brings EDM to the big screen

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Focus Features

The documentary opens in North Texas July 25. Read more

Brooks' music coming to digital via his own site

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Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he's doing it his own way. Read more

Time apart strengthens bluegrass trio Nickel Creek

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Brantley Guiterrez

The trio of musicians in Nickel Creek grew up performing together, but ultimately it was the nearly seven years spent concentrating on their own separate musical interests that made returning the stage together all the more exciting. Read more

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