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Lone Star Sounds: New music from Jacob Furr

Given the circumstances surrounding the creation of Fort Worth troubadour Jacob Furr’s latest record, Trails & Traces, it would be understandable if these 10 songs were a primal scream. Read more

Preston’s picks: David Gray and Sucre

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AP

The British singer-songwriter will perform at Majestic Theatre; the side project of an Eisley member comes to the House of Blues’ Cambridge Room. Read more

Concert review: Playdough and Scott Johnson at the Cellar

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Special to DFW.com

I’ve been hearing about hip-hop artist Playdough for some time now. Read more

Pics: Dia de los Toadies

The beloved Fort Worth rockers threw their annual bash this weekend, with an assist from bands like Old 97's. Did we catch you at Panther Island Pavilion? Read more

Review: Kings of Leon at Gexa Energy Pavilion

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Photos by Roman Pena and Jamie Ford, Special to DFW.com

Some bands sprint to 15 years, and you wonder how on Earth they did it. Read more

Review: Lyle Lovett and His Large Band at Bass Hall

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Star-Telegram

In the space of a single song Wednesday night, Lyle Lovett revealed the artistic multitudes he contains. Read more

Preston’s picks: Dia de Los Toadies at Panther Island Pavilion; Kings of Leon at Gexa Energy Pavilion

Made In America Festival - Philadelphia - Day 2

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Fort Worth rock legends the Toadies bring their Rubberneck tour home as part of the annual festival. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Lily Taylor

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Courtesy Lily Taylor

Dallas’ Pour le Corps Music is fast becoming my favorite local label, not least because you never know what to expect when pressing play on one of its releases. Read more

Review: Ryan Adams, self-titled

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Julia Brokaw

Ryan Adams says that before he wrote and recorded his new, self-titled album, he scrapped an entirely different record he’d completed with the esteemed English producer Glyn Johns, who earlier had overseen Adams’ Ashes & Fire from 2011. Read more

Review: U2, ‘Songs of Innocence’

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Courtesy Interscope Records

Apple wasn’t the only entity with a surprise Tuesday. Read more

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