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Portraits in blue: The blues scene in DFW

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Star-Telegram

Our first installment of an ongoing series introduces you to Fort Worth's Larry Lampkin, who's helping keep the legacy of the blues alive in North Texas. Read more

Two Texans make top 24 on ‘American Idol’

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Courtesy Fox

The two Lone Star State contestants will advance to the next round of competition. Read more

Vanilla Ice arrested on burglary charge in Florida

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Star-Telegram archives

No matter what Vanilla Ice does — appear in movies, jump genres in music, land a reality-show hit with the home-renovation show The Vanilla Ice Project — we will always connect him with Ice Ice Baby, but the latest news about... Read more

Academy of Country Music announces additional tickets for awards, “Party for a Cause”

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On the heels of this morning’s announcement about the pair of Academy of Country Music award-related galas taking place in North Texas this April, the ACMs also just revealed that more ... Read more

Academy of Country Music plans benefit galas for Fort Worth, Dallas

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As part of the 50th anniversary festivities surrounding this year’s Academy of Country Music awards, which will be at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, the ACM’s philanthropic arm, ACM Lifting Lives, announced today it will ho... Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Seryn

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Bullhorn Publicity

Seryn’s sophomore album, Shadow Shows, sounds like exactly what it is — transitional. Read more

De La Soul to headline Untapped Fort Worth

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Courtesy of Untapped Fort Worth

Looks like Untapped Fort Worth is taking a lead from all those classic hip-hop radio stations that started popping up last fall: Hip-hop legends Read more

CD review: Father John Misty, ‘I Love You Honeybear’

The singular singer-songwriter has a love-hate relationship with himself on his sophomore album. Read more

Preston’s picks: Asleep at the Wheel at Kessler Theater; Gordon Lightfoot at Winspear Opera House

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Wyatt McSpadden

The Western swing collective is touring behind a terrific new album paying tribute to Bob Wills. Read more

Watch local musician Taylor Craig Mills talk ‘Once’

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Special to DFW.com

The acclaimed musical Once opens tomorrow at Bass Hall. Read more

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