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Steve Earle now in an off-Broadway musical


Special to the Star-Telegram

He may be best known as a rootsy, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, but music has never been quite enough for Steve Earle. In the 31 years since the release of his debut album, “Guitar Town,” he’s published a short-story collection and a novel, run a theater company and acted on te... Read more

Johnny Cash property for sale for nearly $4 million by TCU grad.


Stan Peacock

Since November, a Nashville-area property that once belonged to Johnny Cash has been for sale. You may have even read about it on CMT.com, in Read more

Around Cowtown: Ansley ‘The Destroyer’ Doughtery birthday bash


Special to the Star-Telegram

Last week I embarked on a new career — a Sisyphean endeavor which involves moving my stuff from one house to another house a couple of miles away. My wife assures me we’ll be done any day now, but I remain convinced this is an eternity. Read more

Porter Robinson’s brave new ‘Worlds’


Courtesy of Porter Robinson

While Nora en Pure is diverging from the EDM crowd with her soulful, jazzy style, Something Wonderful headliner Porter Robinson is doing something similar but in a different way. Read more

Queen of cool: Nora en Pure will remix your EDM stereotypes



Picture the stereotypical electronic-dance-music night and there’ll be a DJ dude — it’s always a dude — up on the decks hyping the crowd up with bigger and louder beats, a cascading assault of builds, breaks and drops that sends the feveri... Read more

Beyond Nora en Pure: The women of EDM


MOOD Records

Here’s a dozen women on the decks you should know about Read more

Doyle Bramhall II’s long road to ‘Rich Man’


Concord Music Group

The familiar story about singer-guitarist Doyle Bramhall II is that he grew up with the blues. His father was a close friend of Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan, performed with both, and co-wrote songs with the latter. Read more

The 1975 keeps current in 2017 with musical mix


The Associated Press

Matthew Healy, frontman of the English rock band The 1975, remembers how emotional and impactful his first major concert was when he was just 8 years old. The artist was Michael Jackson, and Healy recalls the night vividly. Read more

Around Cowtown: Jessie Frye

Back in 2011 I stopped in to Lola’s for a show put on by KTCU’s “The Good Show” and was introduced to a young pop/rock singer named Jessie Frye. I was really impre... Read more

The Lone Bellow at the Kessler; the Revivalists at the House of Blues



The two shows to catch this week Read more

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