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Concert review: Panther City Pep Rally at Lola’s Saloon

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Special to DFW.COM

I’ve been hearing rumors about the Panther City Pep Rally for weeks. The idea is that members of various bands around town would form cover bands for one show only, with each group taking a different band (or type of band) from the 1990s. This I had to see. Read more

Concert review: Index Music Festival, Day 2

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Roderick Pullum

We’re gonna party like it’s 1999. Read more

Review: Index Festival in Deep Ellum (Day 1)

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Tim Saccenti

If you walked away disappointed from Friday’s opening of the third annual Index Festival, well, you’re doing it wrong. Read more

Concert review: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Special to DFW.com

During the trip home from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ concert Friday night at American Airlines Center, Don’t Do Me Like That played on the radio, another reminder of the many songs Petty didn’t perform during a ... Read more

Concert review: The War on Drugs

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Cary Darling

Group delivers on the promise of its album, ‘Lost in the Dream,’ at the Granada Read more

Garth Brooks loves his job(s)

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AP

There were times, Garth Brooks will confess now, when he second-guessed his decision to forsake the life of a country music star to be a stay-at-home dad to his three daughters. Read more

Review: Thom Yorke, ‘Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes’

Hot on the heels of U2’s ultimately controversial surprise release of its new studio album, Songs of Innocence, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke upended the Inte... Read more

Watch this: Pentatonix ft. Lindsey Stirling, ‘Papaoutai’

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RCA Records

This week, Pentatonix — the (usually) a cappella group founded by Arlington Lamar grads Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi and Kirstie Maldonado — released its third EP, unassuimingly titled PTX Vol. 3. The group has steadily been releasing videos from the album... Read more

‘Hot Bands of DFW 2014’ concert Sunday at the Live Oak

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Courtesy Nadiya Sol

You might recall, a couple weeks back, when I singled out five up-and-coming local musicians to keep an eye on. Read more

Preston’s picks: Index Fest in Deep Ellum; The War on Drugs at Granada Theater

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Star-Telegram

The multiday Dallas fest mixes national names in with the locals at a variety of venues around the Deep Ellum neighborhood. Read more

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