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Pics: Band of Roses at River Ranch

Supporters of the Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser turned out to the Stockyards venue for fun and music from Wade Bowen, Larry Joe Taylor and more. Read more

Concert review: Bomb Quixote at Shipping & Receiving

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Special to DFW.com

Well, it’s Thanksgiving week, so time to give thanks for all the great music we have available to us here in Funkytown. Read more

College Football Playoff announces ‘CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party’

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Earlier this morning, the College Football Playoff announced the (deep breath) “CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party Live from the College Football Playoff National Champio... Read more

Boom 94.5: More on the classic hip-hop switch

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ROMAN PENA

Since news broke Saturday that KSOC/94.5 FM had changed from old-school R&B K-SOUL to classic hip-hop Boom 94.5, our original post on the flip has been at the top of DFW.com’s ȁ... Read more

CD review: Various artists, ‘Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes’

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The bottomless well of material from Bob Dylan just got deeper with the release of Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes, an unqualified success. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Mystery Skulls

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Sarah McGolgan

Although Luis Dubuc hangs his hat in Los Angeles these days, the man who makes music as Mystery Skulls was born and raised in Dallas. Read more

All 3 N. Texas 'Voice' contestants stay alive

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The second week of live performance rounds on The Voice concluded Tuesday, with all three North Texas-bred contestants advancing to the top 10. Read more

Preston’s picks: Leon Russell at Granada Theater; Little Big Town at Verizon Theatre

The Oklahoma native is a few decades removed from his “Master of Space and Time” heyday, but the passage of years can’t diminish the singer-songwriter’s profound contributions to the pop canon (A Song for You remains timeless). Russell turned 72 this year and marked the occasion by releasing his latest studio album, Life Journey, a fond backward glance produced by Tommy LiPuma. Rock stars of a certain vintage are increasingly rare sights on the touring circuit, so don’t bypass a chance to see a legitimate legend ply his trade before you. With the Zack King Band. Read more

Reagan James, Luke Wade and Craig Wayne Boyd on ‘The Voice’ Top 12

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The second week of live performance was a challenging one for two of the three remaining North Texas singers competing on The Voice. Read more

Concert review: Fort Worth Rock Assembly at Lola’s Saloon

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special to DFW.com

Back in July we got a sneak preview of Tyler Vela’s new Band, Dead Vinyl, courtesy of Fort Worth Rock Assembly staff. At the time, we were told that the band was called Sweet Ride, but a... Read more

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