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Around Cowtown: Gollay

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Back in 2014 I introduced you to a band called Gollay and told you about an early performance at The Live Oak. Well, on the 17th I got invited to an early viewing of the band’s new, yet-to-be-released video for the track Built for Love and had a chance to talk to... Read more

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died in 2016

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AP

Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba’s revolutionary leader and Thailand’s longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael. Read more

DJ lineup announced for Star 102.1 FM (updated)

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Courtesy of iHeartMedia

A little more than a month ago, iHeartMedia dumped modern-rock station KDGE/102.1 FM “The Edge” after 27 years and Read more

Preston’s picks: Robert Earl Keen at House of Blues; SoMo at South Side Music Hall

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Star-Telegram archives

A beloved Texas troubadour and a rising R&B star stop through North Texas this week. Read more

Pentatonix’s latest music video: ‘O Come, All Ye Faithful’

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RCA Records

The Christmas season is becoming the most Pentatonix time of the year. Read more

The pop concerts of 2016

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Special to the Star-Telegram

More than ever, live music proved a welcome respite from the world outside the venue doors in 2016. Read more

The best albums of 2016

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Sony Music

Amid all the turmoil, hysteria, chaos and grief the past 12 months brought to bear on our collective psyche, it was comfort I most expected to find in assembling a list of my favorite albums from 2016. Read more

Madonna, Kesha get emotional when accepting Billboard honors

Billboard Women in Music 2016

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The annual Billboard Women In Music event featured emotional and heartfelt speeches about the uphill battles women face in the music industry, including personal stories from top honoree Madonna and pop singer Kesha. Read more

Josh Weathers to play benefit next month with new band

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Special to DFW.COM

Back in July, we told you about Fort Worth studio owner and musician Nick Choate and his quest to bring home the baby girl he adopted in India. On Friday afternoon I found myself trudging through... Read more

Inaugural Fortress Festival announces limited pre-sale

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The inaugural Fortress Festival, a two-day event set to take over Fort Worth’s Cultural District April 29-30, announced... Read more

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