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Miranda Lambert soars with masterful ‘Wings’

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The lure of the open road threads through Miranda Lambert’s The Weight of These Wings like a lifeline. Read more

Around Cowtown: Tornup

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Back in 2014, I told you about a speed rapper who goes by the name Tornup. He had som... Read more

Willie Nelson sets two-night Granada Theater stand

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Just days after bringing the 35th anniversary celebration at Billy Bob’s Texas to a close, Willie Nelson has already scheduled his return to North Texas. Read more

Leonard Cohen dead at 82

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Leonard Cohen crept around the edges of my life before he took hold. Read more

Preston’s picks: Snow Tha Product at Trees; Willie Nelson at Billy Bob’s Texas

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A formerly Fort Worth-based rapper returns to North Texas, and Willie helps celebrate 35 years of Billy Bob’s. Read more

Around Cowtown: Ben Napier

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Back in 2010, I had the chance to meet up with Art Alexakis, the larger-than-life frontman for Everclear. Read more

Fort Worth’s Austin Allsup advances on ‘The Voice’

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The four North Texans competing on ‘The Voice’ were reduced to just one Monday. Read more

Morris, Beyonce, Dixie Chicks dominate CMA show

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From its opening moments Wednesday, Texas dominated the 50th annual Country Music Association Awards. Read more

Former Brave Combo band member missing for two weeks

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Former Denton percussionist Joe Cripps, a former member of Denton’s Grammy Award-winning band Brave Combo, hasn’t been seen in two weeks. Read more

Adele feels the love, delights the fans at sold-out American Airlines Center

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In the 21st century, there is no greater cultural currency than authenticity. Read more

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