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Pics: Rhett Miller at Shipping & Receiving

Scott Fischer

Our party cams snapped the Old 97s frontman at a solo show at Shipping & Receiving, then swung by The Republic Street bar to catch revelers there. Read more

Review: Ray LaMontagne at Music Hall at Fair Park


RCA Records

Musically speaking, Ray LaMontagne has let the sunshine in. Read more

5 Seconds of Summer on timely tour

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This Australian pop-rock group fits the boy band mold: a quartet of young men with a feverish female fan base touring with British megastars One Direction. But 5 Seconds o... Read more

Pics: 311 at Southside Ballroom in Dallas

311, the alternative rockers from Omaha, got things swingin' at the Southside Ballroom on Thursday. Their opening act was Austin-based Full Service. Enjoy the photo slideshow above. Read more

Meghan Jones joins KVIL’s ‘Zazza Mornings’


Courtesy KVIL/CBS Radio

Meghan Jones will join KVIL/103.7 FM’s Zazza Mornings, hosted by Tony Zazza, beginning Aug. 4, program director Jay Michaels announced this morning. Read more

CD review: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, ‘Hypnotic Eye’

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Tom Petty isn’t singing about himself on his new tune, Forgotten Man, but he can’t be blamed for thinking like that. Read more

Preston’s picks: Ray LaMontagne at Music Hall at Fair Park; Alejandro Escovedo at the Aardvark

Two terrific troubadours make their way through North Texas this week. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Spacebeach


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As Spacebeach’s latest EP, Orange Karma, unfolds, words become scarce. Read more

Fall Out Boy, Paramore join forces for Dallas show

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On paper, the pairing of Fall Out Boy and Paramore makes a lot of sense. Read more

Concert review: The Diabolical Machines at Shipping & Receiving


Special to DFW.com

Summer is fully here in Panther City, with a brutal and oppressive heat beating down on us throughout the day. But once the sun went down on Saturday, it was a different story: with the cool night breeze the evening brought, I just couldn’t stay indoors. God never gave us a more perfect ni... Read more

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