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Homegrown at Main Street Garden; Casey Donahew at Billy Bob’s Texas


Special to the Star-Telegram

A celebration of (mostly) Texas acts in Dallas and a Burleson native son made good in Fort Worth are our choices this week. Read more

Fort Worth honky tonk sued for playing music without paying for it

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Thirsty Armadillo in the Fort Worth Stockyards is a club that promotes itself with the phrase “live Texas music” on its web site. Those three little words may be enough to attract music fans looking for the next Ca... Read more

‘Texas Overnight’ host Charley Jones, others out at KRLD-AM (update)


CBS Radio has cut at least four people from DFW news-talk radio station KRLD/1080 AM, including some familiar names, not all of whom were shy about using social media to mention that they were cut. Read more

Fortress Festival to return in 2018


Gavin Lueking

There will be another Fortress Festival in 2018, it was announced Wednesday. Read more

Around Cowtown: Henry The Archer


Special to the Star-Telegram

Back in February, I caught Henry the Archer performing live at Shipping & Receiving and chatted to the band’s frontman, Richard Hennessy. He promised me he’d let me know when he was ready to talk about the new album. So last week I got a PM from the man himself, and we met up at the... Read more

This weekend’s concert picks: Off the Rails fest in Frisco, Brainhole Fest at Lola’s


Special to DFW.com

Off the Rails Country Music Festival at Toyota Stadium Read more

Fortress Festival Day 2: Nothing earth-shattering, but that’s OK


Special to the Star-Telegram

If Saturday’s opening night of the first Fortress Fest in Fort Worth’s Cultural District began mired in doubt due to the potential for stormy, dangerous weather — promoters had to shave two hours from the schedule and cancel a handful of acts — Sunday’s sets wen... Read more

Fortress Festival defies gray skies with block-rocking beats


Special to the Star-Telegram

Fortress Festival made its first waves toward the end of Wolf Parade’s Saturday set on the stage outside the Mode... Read more

Fortress Festival start time pushed back on Saturday



Fortress Festival’s first year will be getting off to a later start than originally planned, due to the threat of inclement weather forecast for Fort Worth on Saturday morning and afternoon. Read more

Canadian duo Purity Ring hopes Fort Worth proves as receptive as Dallas


Renata Raksha

Fortress Festival Sunday headliner Purity Ring’s last visit to North Texas was an “aha” moment for the duo from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Read more

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