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Maren Morris embraces role of hometown ‘Hero’

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Special to the Star-Telegram

As the rain fell outside the Soho Lounge on Austin’s Sixth Street this past March, Maren Morris and I sat in a corner of the lively bar and Read more

Maren Morris makes soulful, sleek major label debut on ‘Hero’

While the soulful hit single My Church has helped make Maren Morris’ name, it’s on Second Wind, the penultimate track of her major label debut, Hero, where the Arlington native makes her most vivi... Read more

Five North Texas acts who, like Maren Morris, migrated east

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Three years ago, Maren Morris picked up her life and moved 685 miles east to Nashville. Read more

Leon Bridges to screen documentary in Fort Worth

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Squarespace

Leon Bridges has kept a busy schedule this spring, crisscrossing the country performing at sold-out theaters and festivals. Read more

Fort Worth’s Katsük has been to Middle-earth and back

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Special to DFW.com

I’ve been following the career of Daniel Katsük for more than six years now. He is a remarkably talented songwriter and performer, but he’s so much more than that. Read more

Preston’s picks: Kenny Chesney at AT&T Stadium; Robert Ellis at Kessler Theater

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Dusdin Condren

Two buzz concerts: one for the masses, one in an intimate setting. Read more

Paul Simon’s ambition, and inspiration, never gets old

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Sitting on the windowsill behind Paul Simon’s desk in his Midtown Manhattan office was an instrument shaped like a teardrop: a gopichand from India, with one string down the middle and two flexible bamboo sides. Read more

Preston’s picks: Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop at Kessler Theater; Aubrie Sellers at Magnolia Motor Lounge

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Josh Wool

Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop at Kessler Theater Read more

Electro musician Moby studied 30 biographies before writing ‘Porcelain’

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As a famously brainy electronic musician — and a descendant of literary royalty — Moby had plenty of lodestars he might have looked to while writing his first book. Read more

Around Cowtown: Joe Savage

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Special to DFW.com

Back in August, we told you about local singer/songwriter Joe Savage, who said he was going to move into an RV and travel the world. Then he returned to Funkytown in November and started worki... Read more

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