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CD review: Imagine Dragons, ‘Smoke + Mirrors’

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Anyone concerned that there is no more opulence left in rock ’n’ roll need only take a look at Imagine Dragons, by some measurements the most popular rock band in the country. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from the Demigs

Four long years have passed since the Demigs’ sophomore album, Cities Can Wait. (That same gap separates Wait from its predecessor, 2007’s Yardling.) Read more

Reports: Demi Lovato rushed to ER

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Demi Lovato, the Colleyville-bred singer-actress, was rushed to a Los Angeles-area emergency room after suffering from flu-like symptons, Read more

Kelly Clarkson poses with River Rose on ‘People’ cover

That’s the beaming face of Burleson’s own Kelly Clarkson adorning the cover of People magazine’s March 9 issue, holding her daughter, River Rose. Read more

Luke Wade to perform with Patti LaBelle in March

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In the months since appearing on the seventh season of The Voice, Fort Worth-based singer-songwriter Luke Wade has stayed extraordinarily active. Read more

Radio ratings prove KERA’s calm talk beats loud talk

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Star-Telegram

The new talk radio ratings are almost unbelievable. Read more

Preston’s picks: Fleetwood Mac at AAC; Sunday Supper Club at the Live Oak

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Star-Telegram

The classic rock band returns to the area after a December show. Read more

106.1 KISS-FM is ‘106.1 LAURA-FM’ for a day

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Listeners to KHKS/106.1 FM “KISS-FM” may notice something unusual on Tuesday, as the station is spending that day as “106.1 FM LAURA-FM.” Read more

Concert review: Luke McGlathery and Joe Savage at Lola’s

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Special to DFW.com

Late Sunday, our beloved Funkytown was brutally attacked by cold winds and freezing water. It was a Savage kind of night — and a Luke McGlathery kind of night. They were both playing at Lola’s, and so I braved the Yankee weather and the southern drivers and headed down there. Read more

KSCS adds ‘Connected K’ to ‘Hawkeye and Trapper’

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CMG-Houston

More than two months after longtime morning-show host Terry Dorsey retired from the station, KSCS/96.3 FM -- or more accurately, its parent company, Cumulus Media — has announced a new cas... Read more

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