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Review: Ben Folds at House of Blues

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Star-Telegram

One song in, Ben Folds was already having problems. Read more

CD review: Leon Bridges, ‘Coming Home’

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Rambo

What Leon Bridges is doing on his first full-length album, Coming Home, isn’t as crucial as when he’s doing it. Read more

Leon Bridges takes on the world

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Star-Telegram

Leon Bridges’ ascent has been something to behold. Read more

Review: D’Angelo and the Vanguard at the Bomb Factory

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Special to DFW.com

Most artists, if they tagged their tour as “The Second Coming,” would be laughed right off the stage, but then, most artists are not D’Angelo. Read more

CD review: Giorgio Moroder, ‘Deja Vu’

It doesn’t take long into Deja Vu, Giorgio Moroder’s first studio album in three decades — certainly less than the two minutes, 36 seconds of 4 U With Love, its opening track — to realize just how profoundly the... Read more

Preston’s picks: Laura Marling at Kessler Theater; Brian Wilson at Verizon Theatre

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Press Here Publicity

The British folk singer-songwriter is touring behind “Short Movie,’ while the Beach Boys legend is the subject of a recent movie, “Love & Mercy.” Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Courtney Patton

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Chelsea Hooper

Even the sweetest songs on Courtney Patton’s third studio album sting. Read more

The Rolling Stones bracket: The final four

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Here’s another chance to vote for your favorite Stones’ song Read more

Robert Gallagher, Billy Bob’s Texas entertainment director, stepping down

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STAR-TELEGRAM/TOM PENNINGTON

The Fort Worth Stockyards is losing one of its most enthusiastic ambassadors. Read more

Fort Worth ignores its musical heritage

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STAR-TELEGRAM/JILL JOHNSON

Earlier this year, not long after I’d posted my review of New Vocabulary, the album featuring Ornette Coleman that’s Read more

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