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Pentatonix to appear in ‘Bones’ musical mystery



Pentatonix — the a cappella quintet found by Arlington’s Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying and Kirstin Maldonado —made their breakthrough on reality TV,winning season three of NBC’s The Sing-Off. Now it’s time for some scripted television. Read more

Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth bids season an impressive goodbye


Special to the Star-Telegram

This is a time of magnificent farewells in Fort Worth music. On Friday evening the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presented an exceptional program to start its final weekend of the 2015-16 season. Read more

Hall & Oates still in touch and in time at Gexa


Special to DFW.com

Several times during the Hall and Oates/Trombone Shorty/Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings triple bill Friday night at Gexa Energy Pavilion, a musician seemed transported, as if the song had taken him or her over, and they’d surrendered control to it and let it speak through their singing or ... Read more

Brave Combo leader inducted into polka hall of fame

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Star-Telegram archives

Carl Finch, the leader of Denton “nuclear polka” band Brave Combo, has been inducted into the International Polka Association Hall of Fame. Not only do we think that this is very cool for Finch, we think it’s very cool ... Read more

New ‘Rules’: David Campbell, Pharrell team up with Dallas Symphony Orchestra


Joshua Shultz

The secret to composer and arranger David Campbell’s eclectic, astonishingly prolific career? Read more

Singer Amy Grant’s ‘Heart in Motion’ still beating strong

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The Associated Press

Amy Grant isn’t just a Christian music superstar. She’s written actual, honest-to-goodness hymns. Read more

Toadies, Flaming Lips to appear in X-Men comic


Kirtland Records

From starting their own festival to slapping their name on locally brewed beer, there isn’t ... Read more

Around Cowtown: Neptune Locals


Special to DFW.COM

We’ve told you about Neptune Locals, a funk/reggae/rock fusion mess, a couple of times. Read more

Beyonce brings big hits, dazzling visuals to AT&T Stadium


Parkwood Entertainment

In a rare moment of calm amid much dazzling fury, Beyonce offered gratitude. Read more

Paul Simon finds a familiar groove at Winspear Opera House


Special to the Star-Telegram

Paul Simon’s fingers tapped the wood of his acoustic guitar, just above the sound hole, drumming out simple, staccato beats. Read more

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