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Kelly Clarkson announces signing with Atlantic Records

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All week long, Fort Worth-born and Burleson-bred pop superstar Kelly Clarkson has been teasing a “big announcement” on Read more

Periodontist Thomas Yu wins Cliburn Amateur

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rmallison@star-telegram.com

Sometimes it pays to play something different. Read more

Lake Street Dive lights up Concerts in the Garden

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Danny Clinch

It was a little after 10 p.m. Friday as the first fireworks exploded in the clear night air over the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, but sparks had flown long before shells were launched skyward. Read more

Yearly music-awards festival expands to two days

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Star-Telegram

The West Seventh Street and Near Southside neighborhoods will be rocking to the sound of music all weekend for the The 2016 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival. Read more

Preston’s picks: Lake Street Dive at Fort Worth Botanic Garden; Dwight Yoakam at Strauss Square

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Danny Clinch

Lake Street Dive at Fort Worth Botanic Garden Read more

New releases from Africa and Mideast show power of musical fusion

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Tomer Yosef

North American and British music so dominates the pop landscape that it’s easy to forget there’s a whole world of music out there deserving of exposure. Read more

UPDATED: Ticketmaster reveals eligible DFW shows for class action settlement

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Missing Piece Group

You might have heard, over the weekend, about Ticketmaster settling a $400 million class action lawsuit by providing discount codes and vouchers for free shows to customers. Read more

Photography workshop for local musicians to be held at the Live Oak

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Eric & Jamie Photography

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, the old saying goes. Read more

Asleep at the Wheel eases into summer at Concerts in the Garden

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Wyatt McSpadden

Signs of summer are plentiful, including the irresistible sounds of Asleep at the Wheel, the Grammy-winning Austin band and faithful protectors of Bob Wills’ legacy. Read more

Dallas’ Charley Crockett makes an impression on ‘In the Night’

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Will Von Bolton

Charley Crockett, ‘In the Night’ Read more

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