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Around Cowtown: Night of the Living Dead Composers


Special to DFW.COM

This past weekend, with all the politics and accusations and mud-slinging, I was looking for a break — something out of the ordinary and apolitical. I found it at The Live Oak on Sunday with Open Classical’s Night of the Living Dead Composers. Read more

Stevie Nicks, Pretenders go deep in AAC show



Stevie Nicks announced early during her concert Sunday at the American Airlines Center that she would be shaking things up a bit, not playing the kind of set list her fans had been used to been hearing for decades. Then she and her band quickly played her 1983 hit If Anyone... Read more

Mark ‘Hawkeye’ Louis, Jon Dillon among new members of Texas Radio Hall of Fame


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More than 20 Texas-radio-industry personalities — including current and former DFW DJs Mark “Hawkeye” Louis, Jon Dillon and Dewayne Dancer — were honored Saturday as the Texas Radio Hall of Fame held an induction celebration in Fort Worth for its class of 2016. Read more

Infinite Journey shares its music with open arms


AXS TV via Mike Cooper

Mike Cooper has never stopped believin’. Read more

Sandi Patty stays strong with family, faith and positivity



Contemporary Christian singer Sandi Patty was deep into her “Forever Grateful” tour — a long, final global spin after more than 30 years of touring — when her family got bad news: Her brother, Mike, has Stage 4... Read more

Preston’s picks: Modern ’til Midnight at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Stevie Nicks at American Airlines Center

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Modern ‘til Midnight at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Read more

Around Cowtown: Mean Motor Scooter at Division Brewing


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I’ve been hearing about this band, Mean Motor Scooter, for a while now, but I always seem to just miss them. Sunday, Roar Shack drummer Charlie Debolt was having a birthday party at Division Brewing in Arlington — and on the list of bands there to help him celebrate was Mean Motor S... Read more

Riz Ahmed balances celebrity Hollywood with political hip-hop


Customs Records

Along with Aziz Ansari, Riz Ahmed is the best known actor/performer of South Asian descent in Hollywood at the moment. Read more

Pentatonix premieres ‘Hallelujah’ video, prepares DFW return



The holiday season isn’t too far off — just 64 days until Christmas! — and the annual flood of seasonal albums has begun in earnest. Read more

Hear the premiere of Vandoliers’ ‘bluegrass mix’ of ‘Simon Says’


The Press House

To quote myself from my 2015 review of Vandoliers’ debut LP Ameri-Kinda: “Although Joshua Fleming enjoyed success with rowdy Fort Worth rockers The... Read more

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