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CD review: Sinead O’Connor, ‘I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss’

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After a rough few years for Sinead O’Connor, as she dealt with a 16-day marriage and canceled a tour due to mental illness, it’s heartening to see her confident image on the cover of the new disc, I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Sarah Jaffe

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Dutch Rall

Also, new records from Gollay and Vincent Neil Emerson. Read more

Soundgarden still exploring the ‘Superunknown,’ 20 years later

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Was it so long ago that I slipped the Superunknown cassette from its plastic case and deposited it into my Sony boombox? Read more

Five questions with Femi Kuti

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The son of legendary African musician Fela Kuti talks about his father’s influence. Read more

Concert review: Shotgun Friday at Magnolia Motor Lounge

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Special to DFW.com

About a year ago, we told you about a new band that was formed by departing members of Fish Fry Bingo — Shotgun Friday. Since then, I have wanted to see what new direction these guys ha... Read more

The Phuss drummer Trey Alfaro injured in hit-and-run

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As the Dallas Observer first reported yesterday, Trey Alfaro, drummer for Fort Worth trio Read more

Pics: Dr. Wu & Friends at Live Oak

Scott Fischer

The 'friends' included the Buddy Whittington Band on Saturday night, which was capped with an after-party starring Leon Bridges & the Texas Gentlemen. Read more

Review: Loretta Lynn at Bass Hall

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Special/Rachel Parker

For all the accolades and accomplishments, Loretta Lynn is still human. Read more

Pics: Tim McGraw at Gexa

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The country superstar was looking buff, and fans at Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas soaked up the sights and sounds. The Friday night bill also featured Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope. Read more

Review: Jimmy LaFave and Parker Millsap at Vagabond

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Samantha Lamb

For a few hours Wednesday night, one corner of Dallas felt an awful lot like Austin. Read more

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