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AT&T Stadium preps for Guns N’ Roses

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pmoseley@star-telegram.com

For its first performance with the original lineup in North Texas in more than 20 years, Guns N’ Roses is not thinking small. Read more

Steven Tyler isn't very country after all

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Special to the Star-Telegram

After an indulgent introductory video package — as if the screaming throng filling the Music Hall at Fair Park was fuzzy on the life and career of Steven Tyler, who brought his “Out on a Limb” tour to town Monday — the man himself stepped on stage, making a proclamation that, ... Read more

Willie Nelson to headline 35th anniversary event at Billy Bob’s Texas

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AP

Billy Bob’s Texas is marking its 35th anniversary in November, and has invited one of its dearest friends to help celebrate. Read more

Musical stars salute police at Billy Bob’s benefit

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jlmarshall@star-telegram.com

Standing on the stage in the Billy Bob’s Texas showroom Wednesday night, Frederick Frazier, chairman of the Dallas Police Association’s Assist the Officer Foundation, eloquently summed up the mood. Read more

Kelly Clarkson defends Michelle Obama’s DNC speech

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Kelly Clarkson ... political commentator? Read more

Steven Tyler really is back in the saddle again

Steven Tyler Performs on NBC's Today Show

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The title of Steven Tyler’s current tour tells you all you need to know about how he views his foray into country music: “Out on a Limb.” Read more

Preston’s picks: Blink-182 at Gexa Energy Pavilion; Guns N’ Roses at AT&T Stadium

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Katarina Benzova

Pop-punk veterans and rock legends descend upon North Texas this week. Read more

Around Cowtown: Nick Choate

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Special to DFW.com

“There are so many people out there that are willing to look at a problem and say ‘This is horrible, someone should do something.’ But it’s never ‘I’m going to do something.’ Somebody — not me. Go be somebody. Be an exa... Read more

Hot 93.3 adds ‘Scotty K and Bret’ in mornings

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Cumulus Media

Scotty K and Bret, who had a successful — but strangely short-lived — run at Power 96.1 in Atlanta, will become the new morning team at KLIF/93.3 FM “Hot 93.3,” Cumulus Media announced Monday afternoon. Read more

Benjamin Clementine bewitches

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Everything about Benjamin Clementine is, at first glance, turned inward. Read more

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