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Prince found dead at Paisley Park

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AP

Musical icon Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park studios in Minnesota Thursday, his publicist confirmed to The Associated Press. Read more

Leon Bridges joins Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats for Dallas encore

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Star-Telegram

Last night, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats performed at Dallas’ South Side Ballroom, the latest stop on a tour that’s helping elevate the soulful rockers’ already significant profile. Read more

Fort Worth ‘Amazing Race’ star joins KVIL

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KVIL/CBS Radio

Moving with unusual speed, KVIL/103.7 FM has named a new midday host to replace Sybil Summers, who moved to mornings on April 1 to partner with Mike Kannon on Kannon & Sybil: More Music Mornings. Read more

Around Cowtown: Deanna Valone at Mash’d

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Special to DFW.com

Back in 2013, we told you about Deanna Valone, a painfully talented young singer/songwriter. Since then, I keep trying to catch one of her shows, but I usually find out about them five minutes after they start. Read more

Dallas’ Cultural Arts Commission to vote on possible Stevie Ray Vaughan memorial

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AP

When it comes to honoring its musical history, Dallas is just as bad as Fort Worth. Read more

The Suffers’ brassy, big sound is finally being heard

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Daniel Jackson

Even those who’ve never heard of the Suffers may be familiar with them. They’ve probably seen them in a TV commercial for the Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, dancing, playing and singing along the stre... Read more

Preston’s picks: Mary Gauthier, Eliza Gilkyson & Gretchen Peters at the Live Oak; Johnny Stimson at House of Blues

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Paradigm Agency

Mary Gauthier, Eliza Gilkyson & Gretchen Peters at the Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge Read more

Concert review: Duran Duran at American Airlines Center

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Paul Moseley

It’s a neat trick when a veteran band can do these things in concert: make a showstopper out of one its newer, lesser-known songs; make another showstopper out of something you never cared for that much; and make you believe that they’re having as much fun performing their most-pla... Read more

Hailee Steinfeld playing free concert in Sundance Square

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AP

H&M, which opened for business in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square last week, is throwing a party to celebrate its arrival in downtown Fort Worth. Read more

Nile Rodgers: from Chic to Duran Duran

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Courtesy of Nile Rodgers Productions

Because of a new state law blocking anti-discrimination rules for the LGBT community, some musicians — most notably Bruce Springsteen — are refusing to play shows in North Carolina. But Duran Duran and its opening act, Chic featuring Read more

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