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Preston’s picks: Jimmy Buffett at Toyota Stadium; Action Bronson at House of Blues

Jimmy Buffett

Star-Telegram

Parrotheads should make plans to flock to Frisco, while fans of the rapper can look forward to something ‘Wonderful’ Read more

UPDATED: Ornette Coleman files federal lawsuit over new album

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AP

Earlier this year, a new Ornette Coleman recording — the first of its kind in nearly 20 years — materialized on the indie label System Dialing Records. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Snarky Puppy

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Christian Thomas

For more than a decade, the Denton-formed Snarky Puppy has made music on its own terms. Read more

Concert review: Wingstock at Buffalo Bros.

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Steve Watkins

Once again, we have the annual festival of the great winged bison: Wingstock 2015. Three days of music, wings, good friends and pizza — if you aren’t into wings. Read more

Review: Nellie McKay at Granada Theater

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Special to DFW.com

From the moment she burst onto the scene, way back in 2005, Nellie McKay has been proudly out of step with the times. Read more

Singer Neil Diamond keeps shining, touring

Neil Diamond Performance at Erasmus Hall

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To hear Neil Diamond tell it, he is locked into a routine — and he could not be happier about it. Read more

CD review: Various artists, ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ soundtrack

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Universal Pictures

There is such a thing as being too clever. Read more

Preston’s picks: Nellie McKay at Granada Theater; Swon Brothers at Billy Bob’s Texas

Brit singer Nellie McKay is touring behind “My Weekly Reader,” and Oklahoma duo the Swon Brothers had a self-titled major label debut last year. Read more

Concert review: The Fever and the Sex RYNOS at Lola’s in Fort Worth

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Steve Watkins

Last Saturday was the Panther City Prom, one of those get-a-bunch-of-bands-together-to-do-period-covers kind of things. Read more

CD review: Snoop Dogg, ‘Bush’

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Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams made magic together more than a decade ago, and now the rapper and producer are doing it again. Read more

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