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Lone Star Sounds: New music from Madison King and more

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Daniel Henigman

Madison King makes it all seem effortless. Read more

Concert review: The Cush at Shipping & Receiving

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Special to DFW.com

I’ve been to a couple of indoor shows at Shipping & Receiving, the relatively new near-southside bar on the ground floor of an old sporting goods warehouse, but those were during the winter. Shipping & Receiving really shines when the weather is nice and it can open the doors and transform... Read more

March Madness Music Festival brings sonic superstars to downtown Dallas

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Jo Lopez

While college athletes battle for basketball supremacy at AT&T Stadium in Arlington this weekend, the NCAA is bringing some big names in music to downtown Dallas. Read more

Review: Cher at American Airlines Center

Cher in Dallas

Special to DFW.com

Wednesday’s show marked the pop icon’s first appearance in North Texas in more than a decade. Read more

Preston’s picks: Robert Ellis at Cambridge Room at House of Blues; Jamey Johnson at Billy Bob’s Texas

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Courtesy the artist

Jamey Johnson at Billy Bob’s Texas Read more

Lone Star Sounds: Toadies’ ‘Rubberneck’ as snappy as ever

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Matt Cooper

The golden glow of nostalgia can make it hard to objectively reflect upon the musical past. Read more

Concert review: Doug Funnie at the Grotto

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Special to DFW.com

From time to time we’ve talked about Nick Choate and Blue Smoke Studios. Choate and his studio have been a common element for much of the Fort Worth music scene, with acts like Luke Wade, Josh Weathers, Sam Anderson, Blaine Crews, Dave Matsler, Chris Watson and Jeff Dazey all having some c... Read more

Pics: Leroy the Prophet at Lola's

Fans turned out for the band's reunion show, and Memory of Man's CD release party, and the house got to rockin'. Read more

Fort Worth Music Festival announces initial bands for 2014

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All Eyes Media

Earlier today, the Fort Worth Music Festival announced its initial line-up of acts for its fourth annual incarnation, as well as confirming it will once again take place at Panther Island Pavilion, outside downtown Fort Worth. Read more

Why I flew 1435.9 miles to see a 44-year-old band

Kraftwerk

Special to DFW.com

Last week, I flew from Dallas to L.A. to see a band with a 67-year-old “frontman” who most people wouldn’t know from a college math professor. Read more

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