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Ian Anderson talks Jethro Tull, current tour


Carl Glover

Whenever a classic-rock artist begins a show with new material, he or she runs a risk: Can you hold the attention of audience members likely there to hear the hits? Read more

Five questions with Johnny Mathis

Music-Q and A-Johnny Mathis


The 78-year-old singer is dropping a 13-CD box set of albums released in the ’60s. Read more

‘The Voice’ DFW Edition


Kasi Daine/Special to DFW.com

Who are the best singers in North Texas? Sit and listen as we count them down for you Read more

Youssou N’Dour sings a familiar song

Youssou N’ Dour is back doing what he does best — music. Read more

Betty Buckley: Fort Worth’s real ‘voice’

Fort Worth’s Tony-winning Broadway star Betty Buckley has already made it clear how she feels about vocal competition reality shows. In 2012, she had the blogosphere buzzing when she called out American Idol judge Randy Jackson on Twitter for dissing singers fo... Read more

Mansfield’s Farr Best Theater gets a facelift



For a 97-year-old, the Farr Best Theater is looking pretty spry. Read more

Journey plays private show in Fort Worth (updated w/more photos)



A reported audience of about 500 — and a few people watching from balconies of nearby apartments — were treated to a free, private show by Journey on Monday night in Fort Worth, and the Don’t Stop Believin’ band performed as if they were p... Read more

Review: Lily Allen at House of Blues

As pop provocateurs go, Lily Allen is fairly benign. Read more

CD review: Maroon 5, ‘V’

Maroon 5 Perform On The Today Show

Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Maroon 5 must have made a pact with the devil to hit this high a ratio of memorable tunes on an album. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Jacob Furr

Given the circumstances surrounding the creation of Fort Worth troubadour Jacob Furr’s latest record, Trails & Traces, it would be understandable if these 10 songs were a primal scream. Read more

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