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Dallas’ NCAA-related music fest draws thousands


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As a stormy Thursday gave way to sunshine and clear blue skies Friday, the March Madness Music Festival on the edge of downtown Dallas enjoyed a near-perfect first day of weather. Read more

Preston’s picks: St. Paul and the Broken Bones at Club Dada; Neil Young at the Meyerson


David McClister

St. Paul and the Broken Bones at Club Dada Read more

Review: Jason Aldean, Eli Young Band, the Wild Feathers and Jack Ingram at March Madness Music Festival


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As seems to happen every time the North Texas area hosts a major sporting event, the weather threatened to play spoiler ahead of this weekend’s Final Four action, spread from Fort Worth to Arlington to Dallas. Read more

Preston’s picks: S. Carey at Three Links; Ben Folds at Strauss Square


Cameron Wittig

Ben Folds collaborates with the Dallas Pops. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Madison King and more


Daniel Henigman

Madison King makes it all seem effortless. Read more

Concert review: The Cush at Shipping & Receiving


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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


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

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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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Jamey Johnson at Billy Bob’s Texas Read more

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


Matt Cooper

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

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