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Madonna banned by Texas radio station after Women’s March comments

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AP

Pop superstar Madonna’s music is heard fairly regularly on the radio, but in one east Texas town, that’s changed. Read more

Delbert McClinton, at 76, brings it once again

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Todd V. Wolfson

Few singers illustrate the gulf between live and recorded music better than Delbert McClinton, whose gruff voice and blues-infused rock have always sounded best in a beer-splashed nightclub. Read more

Around Cowtown: Glenn McLaughlin at 44Bootlegger in Fort Worth

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Special to DFW.com

Last weekend. Yeah. What can I say? I turned off the TV and Facebook and headed out to Fairmount to find some live music to drive the political demons out of my head. I found myself at 44Bootlegger, a great little wine/beer bar on Magnolia. I got the very last parking spot in the lot and slipped... Read more

Run the Jewels, Purity Ring to headline inaugural Fortress Festival

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Michael Schmelling

A pair of pairs will serve as co-headliners for the inaugural Fortress Festival. Read more

Edgefest to mark its 25th anniversary this spring

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JustWillieT

Can a festival tied to a radio station that no longer exists still lay claim to that station’s sound? Read more

Preston’s picks: Kristin Chenoweth at Winspear; Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds at Verizon Theatre

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AP archives

Kristin Chenoweth at Winspear Opera House Read more

Fort Worth’s Josh Weathers to perform at inaugural ball

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Star-Telegram

As the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president draws nearer, the list of performers scheduled to appear at official inaugural events continues to take shape. Read more

KVIL ready to ‘Amp’ itself up with new branding

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CBS Radio

For a few years now, CBS Radio has had a Top 40 format called “Amp” that airs in different cities: In New York, on WNOW/92.3 FM; in Los Angeles, on K... Read more

Around Cowtown: Gypsy Bravado at The Grotto

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Special to DFW.COM

Gypsy Bravado is a band out of Denton that I’ve been hearing about, off and on, for years now. But I’ve never managed to get to a show. So I dragged myself through town, dodging drunks in the mist and fog Saturday, to catch a show at the Grotto. Read more

Britney Spears, survivor, sparkles on the Las Vegas Strip

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Denise Truscello

A decade has passed since Britney Spears nearly lost it all. Read more

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