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Through May 27 CityLine Live Music Series brings FREE live music from singer/songwriters each Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6-9 p.m. Listen from one of the restaurant patios on State Street or pick up dinner to-go and enjoy the music from the plaza. Coming up:
May 25 Ian Dickson
May 26 TJ Broscoff
May 27 Darrell Goldman
CityLine Plaza is located at 3661 N Plano Rd, Richardson. Information: citylinedfw.com.

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:
  May 25 X: 40th Anniversary Tour
  May 26 Pike and Sutton
  June 4 Marcia Ball
  June 7 North Mississippi All-Stars
  June 10 Bob Schneider
  June 21 ZZ Ward
  June 24 Darden Smith
  July 1 Rodney Crowell
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.

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:
May 25 Pierce the Veil
June 7 Markiplier
June 12 At the Drive In
June 22 Russ
July 7 Supersonic Blues Machine Feat
Information: gilleysdallas.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:
  May 26 Black Stone Cherry
  June 2 A Hard Night's Day (Beatles tribute)
  June 8 Punch Brothers
  June 10 Joe Ely
  June 15 M.Fect Showkase Tour
  June 16 Jean-Luc Ponty
  June 17 Chris Knight
  June 23 Lucky Peterson
  June 24 Carolyn Wonderland
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

May 26, June 9, June 23 The Sounds of New Orleans. Irving's annual concert series showcases live music performances by musicians from across the state. The 2017 series brings the music of New Orleans to Irving! Multiple genres will be highlighted, including jazz, big brass, Cajun and more. Purchase authentic New Orleans food or bring a picnic meal from home. All shows run from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair, as seating is not provided. Outside food and beverage are permitted, however there will be food vendors on-site and restaurants in the area. In the event of inclement weather, shows will be moved to an indoor location. Coming up:
  May 26 Big $ Brass Band
  June 9 Three Quarters Fast Jazz Band
  June 23 DVA Productions, Inc. presents Jay B & the Zydeco Posse
The concerts are in Whistlestop Plaza, adjacent to the TRE's Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station. Information: www.cityofirving.org.

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:
May 26 Camila
June 2 CeCe Winans
June 10 Brit Floyd - Immersion World Tour 2017
June 15 Demetri Martin
June 17 Norman Brown, Richard Elliott & Rick Braun
June 29 Melissa Etheridge
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

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:
May 26 Toney Adreas Piron
June 1 Phoebe Hunt and The Gatherers
June 3 Junior Clark Band
June 4 Ghost Ship
June 9 Monte Warden and the Wagoneers
June 10 Travis Buster
June 17 The Highwaywomen
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.
Information: poordavidspub.com.

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:
  May 27 An Evening with David Ramirez
  June 3 Brandy Zdan
  June 10 Corey Harper
  June 17 Austin Meade
  June 24 Abraham Alexander
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.

Through July 15 Cricket chirps aren't the only sounds you'll hear on Saturday nights at the Dallas Zoo this summer. Original artists and tribute bands will fill the park with music during the Safari Nights Powered by Breeze Energy concert series on Saturdays. For 11 consecutive Saturday nights, May 6 to July 15, guests can embrace a blend of nature and live music on shady Cat Green. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the show, or reserve a private cabana that includes chairs and fans under a tent. Coming up:
  May 27 A Hard Night's Day: The Beatles' best music
  June 3 Trout Fishing in America: Family-friendly eclectic folk
  June 10 The O's: Acoustic instrumental catchy pop songs
  June 17 Ice House: Dynamic and high-energy party hits
  June 24 Rebirth Brass Band: New Orleans brass and jazz
  July 1 Four Way Street: Musical tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Get close to stars of the Zoo's Animal Adventures outreach program and catch a special presentation of Wonders of the Wild, presented by Kimberly-Clark, the dynamic, interactive wildlife show featuring birds and mammals from all over the world. Food will be available for purchase, along with soft drinks, cold beer and wine. Events and activities begin at 5 p.m. with bands going on around 7 p.m. Information: www.dallaszoo.com.

May 29 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will host its annual Parks Concert series, presented by Bank of America and sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs. These family-friendly concerts will be held in Dallas-area parks all across Dallas and they are free to the public. The Concert series will kick-off with the annual Memorial Day concert and fireworks display at Flag Pole Hill Park on May 29. Programs will feature light classics, patriotic tunes, music from movies and other activities. The Memorial Day event begins at 8:15 p.m. In case of rain, the concert moves to the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Information: www.mydso.com/parks.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
May 30 Goodbye June
June 3 Encore For Advocacy: Polyphonic Spree w/ Ethan Bortnick
June 9 Back In Black (AC/DC tribute)
June 15 Rumors (Fleetwood Mac tribute)
June 16 Somo: The Answers Tour
June 30 Mingo Fishtrap
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.

June 1 The Tastes & Tunes concert series happens on three consecutive Thursdays from 6 until 9 p.m. In addition to music, there will be food trucks, beer and wine, and plenty of fun! It all happens at The Grove @ Mustang Crossing, located at the intersection of Denton Drive and Bill Moses Parkway directly adjacent to Farmers Branch Station.
June 1 Havana NRG (Cuban/tropical/salsa)
Information: fbspecialevents.com.

June 1 The Courtyard Texas Music Series 2017 presents The Quebe Sisters. When the Quebe Sisters from Texas take a stage, and the triple-threat fiddle champions start playing and singing in multi-part close harmony, audiences are usually transfixed, then blown away. It's partly because the trio's vocal and instrumental performances are authentic all-Americana, all the time respectful of the artists that inspired them the most. See them live at the Courtyard Theatre, 1509 Ave. H. Information: www.plano.gov.

June 3 Plano Stagespresents live from New Orleans, Linnzi Zaorski. Linnzi Zaorski is an American jazz singer and songwriter based in New Orleans, Louisiana. This concert is completely free to the public, and the perfect interlude to a great night out in Historic Downtown Plano. Bar service will be available on site, provided by Angela's at the Crosswalk. Information: www.facebook.com/planoarts.

June 5, 19, July 3, 31 The Plano Community Band takes to Haggard Park with its 2017 Summer Concert Series. The concerts are free and show time is every other Monday evening at 7 p.m.; the park is at 901 E. 15th St., directly adjacent to the DART Station.
June 5 Coast to Coast
June 19 Kids' Night Out
July 3 Patriotic Salute
July 31 Big Band Blowout (Frisco Jazz Band)
Haggard Park is located at 901 E. 15th Street. Information: planoband.com.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
June 16 Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull Live!
June 23 Iron Maiden
July 3 Roger Waters
July 11 Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tear For Fears
July 14 Kendrick Lamar
July 18 Neil Diamond
July 19 Shawn Mendes
July 22 Don Henley 70th Birthday Celebration
July 23 Earth, Wind, & Fire
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

July 17 The Plano Community Band will have a special performance of Riverwalk Serenade at the Eisemann Center at 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, right next to the DART Station. This concert will preview the band's performance at the Texas Band Masters Association Convention in San Antonio. It's still free, but a registration ticket is required. Information: planoband.com.

June 24 Concert on the Square presents great music and wildly good times. The concert is free and starts at 6:00 p.m. in the square of Historic Downtown Carrollton, 1106 S. Broadway Street. Information: www.cityofcarrollton.com.

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