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Sturgill Simpson charts his own course at the Bomb Factory

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Special to the Star-Telegram

It is more obvious than ever that Sturgill Simpson has scant interest in Nashville, much less saving the town, and the music for which it is known, from itself. Read more

Five things to know before Beyonce gets AT&T Stadium in ‘Formation’

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Invision for Parkwood Entertainment

Beyonce is bringing her Formation World Tour to Arlington’s AT&T Stadium Monday. Read more

Led Zeppelin Experience kicks off week of DFW classic rock concerts

An Evening Celebrating The Who with Pete Townshend, Eddie Vedder

Invision via AP

Get ready for all the ’70s-era FM radio favorites you can handle. Read more

Radiohead to release new album Sunday

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AP

It’s been five years since Radiohead surprise-released The King of Limbs, but that drought ends Sunday. Read more

Justin Timberlake releases new single ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling!’

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Late Thursday night, Justin Timberlake unveiled his first new music in three years. Read more

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton closing next month

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Via Facebook

As I noted earlier this morning on Twitter, Denton venue Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios is closing June 5. Read more

Leon Bridges premieres documentary ‘This Is Home’ on his website

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Squarespace

You might recall three months ago, during the Grammys, a Squarespace commercial featuring Leon Bridges (and glimpses of Fort Worth) was shown during the national television broadcast. Read more

Preston’s picks: Paul Simon at Winspear Opera House; Beach Slang at Three Links

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AP

The singer-songwriter returns to Dallas ahead of his new album release; yes, the Philadelphia punk rockers are still together. Read more

Around Cowtown: Mobley at The Grotto

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Special to DFW.com

I had my live-music fix all planned out. Kites and Boomerangs were playing their last show with bassist Eoin Nyah, and Svenny Baby and Animal Spirit were both on the bill as well. Read more

Beyonce joins forces with United Way of Tarrant County

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Invision for Parkwood Entertainment

Beyonce, as part of her ongoing Formation World Tour, which hits AT&T Stadium a week from today (May 9), is teaming up with United Way chapters across the country to “galvanize a movement of ‘communitarians,’” to quote a statement. Read more

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