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ACM Party for a Cause festival at Globe Life Park: Friday

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Suzanne Eardley and Bev Blakley are dedicated fans of American country music. They proved it Friday by traveling nearly 9,000 miles and through several time zones for the Academy of Country Music’s Party for a Cause concert at Globe Life Park, the opening salvo in the ACM’s awards ... Read more

ACM Awards might return to North Texas every five years

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Star-Telegram

The takeaway from Friday’s opening press conference of the crazy-huge 50th Academy of Country Music Awards Show to be broadcast live from AT&T Stadium on Sunday is that … it could happen here again. Read more

Predictions: Who will be the ACM’s lone stars?

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UMG Nashville

After the weeks of buildup, the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards will finally dole out its prizes Sunday at AT&T Stadium. Read more

Review: Chris Stapleton at City Tavern

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Special to the Star-Telegram/Mar

On paper, Chris Stapleton is a superstar. Read more

Lady Antebellum tour bus catches fire en route to ACM Awards

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Via WFAA

A harrowing moment in Dallas this morning, as Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott escaped a tour bus that caught fire on Interstate 30. Read more

The ACM Awards: then and now

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Illustration by Mark Hoffer

Glancing at the full span of time — 50 years — separating the first official Academy of Country Music Awards in Los Angeles and this year’s extravaganza at AT&T Stadium, there really is a sensation of history repeating. Read more

Rockin’ the River 2015 lineup announced

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DFW.com archives

Time flies when you’re floating in the Trinity River and watching music at Panther Island, doesn’t it? Doesn’t seem like that long ago that the first Rockin’ the River concert series occurred, and now the Trinity River Vision Authority has announced the lineup for seas... Read more

Talking ACM Awards and more with Miranda Lambert

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Sony Music Nashville

For all she has achieved in her decadelong career, Miranda Lambert still sees herself as the scrappy upstart from Lindale. Read more

Kelly Clarkson and Josh Groban duet on ‘Phantom’ song

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Invision/AP

The Kelly Clarkson media blitz continues — although we weren’t expecting this. Read more

Preston’s picks: John Moreland at Kessler Theater; Waxahatchee at Rubber Gloves

Moreland, from Oklahoma, has a new LP, “High on Tulsa Heat,” and Katie Crutchfield, aka Waxahatchee, has just released her third studio album, “Ivy Tripp.” Read more

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