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Preston’s picks: Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour at American Airlines Center; Tegan and Sara at Majestic Theatre

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Pamela Littky

Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour at American Airlines Center Read more

It’s Kraftwerk’s world, we just live in it

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Click through to check out a dozen acts that were influenced by Kraftwerk. Read more

Jim Pruett, former DFW and Houston radio personality, dies at 72

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Houston Chronicle

Jim Pruett, who was half of the “Stevens & Pruett” radio team along with Mark Stevens during the ’80s on KEGL/97.1 FM “The Eagle,” died Friday in Houston, Read more

Maren Morris nominated for 5 CMA Awards

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DFW.com archives

Writing about Arlington native Maren Morris in April of this year, DFW.com music critic Preston Jones began with “The past 12 months have been busy, dizzying ones for Maren Morris.” Read more

Preston’s picks: Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Billy Bob’s Texas; Black Sabbath at Gexa Energy Pavilion

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Billy Bob’s Texas Read more

At 75, Dr. John is still practicing his music

The pungent Creole patois of Dr. John is thick on the line as I ask how he’s doing one recent afternoon: “I’m breathin’,” he says, from his New Orleans home. Read more

Around Cowtown: The return of Blake Parish

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Special to DFW.com

On the last Sunday of every month is the Rock ‘N Roll Rummage Sale — a day where artists and vendors of music gear, vintage clothing and all kinds of weird cool junk take over Lola... Read more

Ridglea Theater prepares to host live music again

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Star-Telegram

On a recent afternoon inside the Ridglea Theater complex, there were familiar sounds: construction workers talking while they lifted tools and framed doorways, the screech of steel and drywall being cut echoing down the hallway connec... Read more

Coldplay brings soaring anthems, stunning visuals to AT&T Stadium

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Special to the Star-Telegram

In the darkness of AT&T Stadium, Charlie Chaplin’s voice echoed: “The misery that is now upon us is but the passing of greed, the bitterness of men who fear the way of human progress.” Read more

New Orleans musician builds new life playing in Northeast Tarrant

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Velton Hayworth

The soothing sounds of Frank Sinatra fill Keller’s Café Medi every Friday night, but there’s no big band or even a four-piece in sight. It’s just one man, Bill Haden Jr., with his saxophone, a microphone, an amp an... Read more

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