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Review: Vince Gill at Bass Hall


Special to Star-Telegram

“If you like country music, you’re in the right place,” said Vince Gill. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Jake Robison

Listening to Jake Robison’s Como Mansion, you’d never know it was his debut album. Read more

Preston’s picks: JD McPherson at Granada Theater; Sam Outlaw at Twilite Lounge


Rounder Records

Oklahoma native JD McPherson’s brand of rock ’n’ roll shuffles, kicks and stomps like it did when Elvis Presley was cutting sides in Sam Phillips’ ramshackle Memphis studio. Read more

CD review: Enya, ‘Dark Sky Island’

It’s remarkable how Enya exists outside of time. Read more

UPDATED: Leon Bridges to appear on ‘Saturday Night Live’ Dec. 5


Special to DFW.com

Leon Bridges’ magical year continued apace today with the announcement that the Fort Worth-based singer-songwriter will appear as the musical guest on the Dec. 5 episode of Saturday Night Live, with host Ryan Gosling. Read more

Around Cowtown: That 1 Guy at The Live Oak


Special to DFW.com

Last weekend was about as soul-crushing as we’ve had in a long time. The tragedy unfolding in France left us little to feel good about. So I went out searching for something. Read more

Dixie Chicks returning to DFW for first concert in 10 years


Courtesy Live Nation

Ten years have passed since Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire stood on a stage as headliners in North Texas. Read more

Concert review: Leon Bridges at the Majestic


Special/Rachel Parker

There was a moment during the triumphant homecoming performance from Leon Bridges Saturday night at a sold-out Majestic Theatre that neatly summed up the singer-songwriter’s singular talents and easygoing appeal. He asked everyone to say hello to the person next to them and give them a hug. Read more

Josh Weathers finds inspiration 9,000 miles away in India


Courtesy Josh Weathers

On a recent, rain-slicked Friday night, a couple of thousand music fans, long-neck Buds and potent cocktails in hand, were milling about the main showroom of Billy Bob’s Texas. Read more

Kirk Franklin to do one-shot KRNB host gig

Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin, a Fort Worth native, just released his Losing My Religion, his first album since 2011. That doesn’t mean he’s lost his faith — and he’ll be sharing it from 6 to 10 a.m. Sunday, when he does a one-time “... Read more

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