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Around Cowtown: Glenn McLaughlin at 44Bootlegger in Fort Worth

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Special to DFW.com

Last weekend. Yeah. What can I say? I turned off the TV and Facebook and headed out to Fairmount to find some live music to drive the political demons out of my head. I found myself at 44Bootlegger, a great little wine/beer bar on Magnolia. I got the very last parking spot in the lot and slipped... Read more

Run the Jewels, Purity Ring to headline inaugural Fortress Festival

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Michael Schmelling

A pair of pairs will serve as co-headliners for the inaugural Fortress Festival. Read more

Edgefest to mark its 25th anniversary this spring

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Can a festival tied to a radio station that no longer exists still lay claim to that station’s sound? Read more

Preston’s picks: Kristin Chenoweth at Winspear; Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds at Verizon Theatre

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Kristin Chenoweth at Winspear Opera House Read more

Fort Worth’s Josh Weathers to perform at inaugural ball

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As the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president draws nearer, the list of performers scheduled to appear at official inaugural events continues to take shape. Read more

KVIL ready to ‘Amp’ itself up with new branding

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CBS Radio

For a few years now, CBS Radio has had a Top 40 format called “Amp” that airs in different cities: In New York, on WNOW/92.3 FM; in Los Angeles, on K... Read more

Around Cowtown: Gypsy Bravado at The Grotto

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Special to DFW.COM

Gypsy Bravado is a band out of Denton that I’ve been hearing about, off and on, for years now. But I’ve never managed to get to a show. So I dragged myself through town, dodging drunks in the mist and fog Saturday, to catch a show at the Grotto. Read more

Britney Spears, survivor, sparkles on the Las Vegas Strip

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Denise Truscello

A decade has passed since Britney Spears nearly lost it all. Read more

Tommy Allsup, former member of Buddy Holly’s Crickets, dies at 85 (updated and corrected)

Correction: Mr. Allsup died in Springfield, Mo., according to The Associated Press. The site of his death was incorrect in the original version of this report. Read more

Stock ’n’ roll: Five acts to check out at the Stock Show

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Sarah Wilson

When it comes to the subject of rodeos and music in the state of Texas, there can be a little envy, particularly when casting an eye toward Houston and its reliably star-studded roster of performers. Read more

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