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Kessler Theater The Kessler Theater is an Oak Cliff icon and recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. It opened in spring of 1942 as a movie theater and was taken over by Gene Autry in 1947. It closed in the 1950's and at some point the building was used as a church. Restored and reopened in 2010, The Kessler is now a live performance theater. Upcoming shows:
  Oct. 20 Lori McKenna and Robbie Fulks
  Oct. 21 Jen Kirkman
  Oct. 22 Joan Osborne: Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.

The Rustic The Rustic is a place where anyone can feel at home. Enjoy authentic local beers, wines, and spirits served by a friendly staff. Listen to live music from local and national artists. And take it all in from a phenomenal patio, under the big Texas sky. Coming soon:
  Oct. 20 Jenna Clark Band
  Oct. 21 Joe Savage
  Oct. 23 John Tipton
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.

Poor David's Pub Poor David's Pub offers live music in a laid-back venue located just west of the Cedars Station. Coming up:
Oct. 20 Maria Muldaur
Oct. 21 Love Sick Mary
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.
Information: poordavidspub.com.
Oct. 20 Chasing Rainbows - Songs of Judy Garland is performed by Karen Luschar at the Dupree Theater in the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard. As a seasoned Broadway and international performer, Karen Luschar captures Judy Garland's heartbreaking vulnerability and spunk in an exciting theatrical concert evening. Information: www.irvingtheatre.org.

Singer-Songwriters return to the CityLine Plaza this fall as the CityLine Live Music Series is back for another season! Enjoy free music each Friday and Saturday in the plaza from 6 to 9 p.m. Listen from one of the restaurant patios on State Street, or pick up dinner to-go and enjoy the live music from the plaza. Coming up:
Oct. 20 Ian Dickson
Oct. 21 RICOCHET17
Oct. 27 Cody Riley
Oct. 28 Morgan Alana Taylor
Information: citylinedfw.com.


Granada Theater Enjoy music at the historic Granada Theater. Built in 1946, the Granada Theater opened during the Golden Age of Hollywood as a 700-seat first run movie house. Over the years, this classic example of Art Deco design has been renovated to host live events. Today, the recent installation of big-time sound and lighting systems helps ensure an improved concert experience. Upcoming shows include:
  Oct. 20 24K
  Oct. 22 Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band
  Oct. 23 BNQT
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

Majestic Theatre
Live at The Majestic hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts and comedy acts to locally produced cultural events in one of the most elegant performing arts venues in the southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre. Upcoming musical performances include:
Oct. 20 Robert Cray Band
Oct. 22 Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul
Oct. 26 JOHNNYSWIM
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Oct. 20 Ones To Watch Presents Witt Lowry - I Could Not Plan This Tour
Oct. 21 The Magpie Salute
Oct. 24 Quinn XCII
Oct. 25 Simply Three
The House of Blues is in the historic White Swan Building, 2200 N. Lamar St., between the West End and Victory Park. Information: 214-978-BLUE or houseofblues.com.

The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory offers performances from the intimate to the blockbuster, excellent acoustics and an incredible live entertainment experience for both artists and fans. Upcoming music shows include:
Oct. 21 Blue October with The Score & The Polyphonic Spree
Oct. 22 Evanescence: Synthesis Live With Orchestra
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.com.
Oct. 21 Alt-rock band Blue October has poetic, heartbreaking lyrics and haunting instrumentals, and they’re bringing their I Want It Tour to The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory. With 10 Top 40 singles under their belt, the band should put on a stellar show. Local favorites-done-good The Polyphonic Spree opens, along with The Score. The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.com.
American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Oct. 22 Marc Anthony
Oct. 26 Halsey
Oct. 27 Bruno Mars
Nov. 7 Jay Z 4:44 Tour
Nov. 8 Fall Out Boy
Nov. 12 Univision Presents: Latino Mix Live!
Nov. 13 Imagine Dragons
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

Gilley's Dallas The South Side Ballroom, South Side Music Hall, The Loft and The Jack Daniel's Saloon are four of the venues in the Gilley's Dallas complex, 1135 S. Lamar. These venues feature top musical performances by today's most popular and up-and-coming bands. Coming up:
Oct. 25 Bebe & Bassy Tour 2017
Oct. 31 A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
Information: gilleysdallas.com

Oct. 27 Bruno Mars has retro flair and catchy hooks to spare – small wonder he's a giant in the pop world. The singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer brings his impressive showmanship to American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave., Dallas. Information: www.americanairlinescenter.com.

Starplex Pavilion Starplex Pavilion hosts a diverse group of bands playing pop, rock, metal or country at the outdoor concert venue at Fair Park.
Oct. 28 Chris Stapleton
The Starplex Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: 214-421-1111 or livenation.com.

Nov. 2 The Courtyard Texas Music Series 2017 presents The Kentucky Headhunters. Known as "Southern Rock Royalty" and the "great American rock 'n' roll band," The Kentucky Headhunters have maintained a longevity most acts can only dream about. See them live at the Courtyard Theatre, 1509 Ave. H. Information: www.plano.gov.

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