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Review: Sam Smith at Verizon Theatre

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Special to DFW.com

Much has changed for Sam Smith since his last trip through town, just 10 months ago. Read more

CD review: Titus Andronicus, ‘The Most Lamentable Tragedy’

An image comes to mind from the sound of Patrick Stickles’ slurring, ranting, barking voice throughout The Most Lamentable Tragedy, the new 29-track, five-act, double-disc, energizing and exhausting punk opera by Titus Andronicus. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from The Hundred Inevitables

Between them, the four members of The Hundred Inevitables — Toby Pipes, Jeff Whittington, Nolan Thies and Taylor Young — have been in some of DFW&#x... Read more

Alabama Shakes veers off in new directions on its second, much-anticipated album

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Elliot Ross

The pressure Alabama Shakes felt as it prepared to make its second album, Sound & Color, didn’t come from outside the band — it came from within. Read more

Review: Damien Rice at South Side Ballroom

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Special to DFW.com

Eight years slipped by since Damien Rice last stood on a stage here. Read more

Review: Shania Twain at American Airlines Center

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Special to DFW.com

How does an artist go backward and forward at the same time? Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Pat Green

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Special to DFW.com

There’s a little something for everyone on Home, Pat Green’s latest studio album. Read more

Concert review: Stephen Beatty at Thurber Mingus

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Special to DFW.com

On Thursday, I stopped into Billy’s Oak Acres to get my barbecue fix, and I heard a familiar voice belting out songs in the back. The Mighty Joe Savage and his brother John Savage (who... Read more

Reports: KNON/89.3 FM needs to find new home — fast

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DFW.com archives

If KNON/89.3 FM isn’t the most unusual radio station in the United States, it’s close. A volunteer staff does a range of music shows in block programming, all surviving on listener support, stretching from gospel to death metal (in at least one case with back-to-back shows) with blu... Read more

Luke Wade to record song for Frogs for the Cure video

DFW Voice

DFW.com archives

A few years back, TCU Frogs for the Cure dipped into reality-TV/singing-competition land for its annual “Frogs for the Cure” video, with TCU grad and former American Idol contestant Read more

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