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Watch Ginny Mac perform at a Dallas Sofar Sounds show

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Courtesy Sofar Sounds DFW

One of Sofar Sounds’ best attributes is how it places a premium on really listening to the music being made in front of you. Read more

Garth Brooks sets two-night stand at American Airlines Center

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Invision/AP

It’s been 17 years since Garth Brooks last set foot on a stage in North Texas. Read more

CD review: Jason Isbell, ‘Something More Than Free’

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David McClister

Read enough press about Jason Isbell, and you might expect no less than the answer to all of life’s questions when listening to his music. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Salim Nourallah

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Courtesy Salim Nourallah

From the opening moments of Skeleton Closet, his latest long-player, Salim Nourallah sounds as if he’s on the verge of collapse: “The bullies are back like a pack of wild dogs,” he sighs. Read more

Concert review: Big Mike’s Box of Rock at Magnolia Motor Lounge

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Special to DFW.com

I, like most Funkytown live music addicts, miss the old Moon Bar on Berry street. It was the foundation of the Fort Worth music scene — small and often cramped, but so many great musicians came out of that little neighborhood college bar. Read more

Luke Wade, Reagan James join Kidd’s Kids benefit concert

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Star-Telegram archives

On July 17, Dallas’ House of Blues will play host to a concert for a good cause. Read more

Texas Radio Hall of Fame inducts 2015 class

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Star-Telegram archives

The Texas Radio Hall of Fame announced its 2015 class this week, and as usual, DFW is well-represented. Read more

Friday is music’s new global release day

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Associated Press

If you’re itching to get your hands on this week’s new albums by Owl City, Ghostface Killah or Veruca Salt, don’t bother hitting your local record shop Tuesday. Read more

KXT/91.7 FM names Amy Miller program director

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Courtesy KXT

KXT — officially KKXT/91.7 FM, but nobody but the FCC calls it that — announced Wednesday afternoon that Amy Miller is its new program director, replacing Mark Abuzzahab, who left in March. Read more

The Rolling Stones bracket: the winner

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Brian Rasic

We have a winner in our favorite Rolling Stones’ song contest. Check out and see which one it is at http://www.dfw.com/static/sizing-up-the-stones/. Read more

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