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The Bomb Factory bringing more live music to Deep Ellum

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DFW.com

On a blustery, frigid January afternoon, the Bomb Factory looks as if one has hit it. Read more

Pachelbel, Nena and a home of one-hit wonders

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German National Tourist Board

This is the story of the collision of two “ one-hit wonders” — one from the flashy world of pop-rock and the other from the hallowed ranks of classical music — a... Read more

Review: Billy Joel at American Airlines Center

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Roman A. Pena and Jamie B. Ford/Special to DFW.com

Billy Joel couldn’t stop staring at himself. Read more

Preston’s picks: Lera Lynn at the Live Oak; the Suffers at Club Dada

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Gina Binkley

Lera Lynn at the Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge Read more

CD review: Justin Townes Earle, ‘Absent Fathers’

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Joshua Black Wilkins

Sorrow, betrayal, breaking up and lingering resentment are inexhaustible sources for alt-country songwriter Justin Townes Earle. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Vanessa Peters

Three years have passed since we last heard from Dallas singer-songwriter Vanessa Peters, but she’s making up for lost time in 2015. Read more

Boom 94.5 announces morning show

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Courtesy of Radio One Dallas

Their names aren’t even on the web site at this writing, but classic hip-hop KSOC/94.5 FM “Boom 94.5” now has a morning show, as well as air personalities in other slots. Read more

Concert review: Farewell to The Where House

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Special to DFW.com

Back in July of 2010, I heard about this new place opening up on Hemphill, and I drove out there. I couldn’t find a parking place anywhere near the joint and wound up leaving. I thought that this place could never, last — a run-down warehouse in a dodgy neighborhood with no parking. Read more

Brad Thompson and the Undulating Band reuniting in Arlington

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Courtesy Brad Thompson

Tonight, local singer-songwriter Brad Thompson is getting the band back together. Read more

Piano men: Talking Billy Joel with two of his biggest local fans

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DFW.com

What’s left to say about Billy Joel? Read more

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