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Concert review: Josh Weathers and Bobby Duncan

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Steve Watkins

I was talking to local music producer Nick Choate last weekend about his upcoming trip with Josh Weathers to India. Weathers famously retired from his band but has come out of retireme... Read more

Preston’s picks: Charles Esten and Clare Bowen at Billy Bob’s Texas; David Crosby at Granada Theater

Tucson Benefit Concert

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Charles Esten and Clare Bowen at Billy Bob’s Texas Read more

Review: Sam Smith at Verizon Theatre

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Special to DFW.com

Much has changed for Sam Smith since his last trip through town, just 10 months ago. Read more

CD review: Titus Andronicus, ‘The Most Lamentable Tragedy’

An image comes to mind from the sound of Patrick Stickles’ slurring, ranting, barking voice throughout The Most Lamentable Tragedy, the new 29-track, five-act, double-disc, energizing and exhausting punk opera by Titus Andronicus. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from The Hundred Inevitables

Between them, the four members of The Hundred Inevitables — Toby Pipes, Jeff Whittington, Nolan Thies and Taylor Young — have been in some of DFW&#x... Read more

Alabama Shakes veers off in new directions on its second, much-anticipated album

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Elliot Ross

The pressure Alabama Shakes felt as it prepared to make its second album, Sound & Color, didn’t come from outside the band — it came from within. Read more

Review: Damien Rice at South Side Ballroom

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Special to DFW.com

Eight years slipped by since Damien Rice last stood on a stage here. Read more

Review: Shania Twain at American Airlines Center

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Special to DFW.com

How does an artist go backward and forward at the same time? Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Pat Green

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Special to DFW.com

There’s a little something for everyone on Home, Pat Green’s latest studio album. Read more

Concert review: Stephen Beatty at Thurber Mingus

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Special to DFW.com

On Thursday, I stopped into Billy’s Oak Acres to get my barbecue fix, and I heard a familiar voice belting out songs in the back. The Mighty Joe Savage and his brother John Savage (who... Read more

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