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DART to Music
House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
|Feb. 19||The Aces|
|Feb. 20||Trippie Redd|
|Feb. 21||A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie|
|Feb. 22||West Coast High 2019 featuring Cypress Hill and Hollywood Undead|
|Feb. 23||Nina Nesbitt|
American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
|Feb. 28||Kelly Clarkson|
- Via DART Rail Green Line and Orange Line and TRE to Victory Station
- No TRE service on Sundays.
- Via DART Bus Route 749
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:
|Feb. 20||Central Track Music Honors|
|Feb. 21||ABBAMANIA (ABBA tribute)|
|Feb. 23||Blood Orange|
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:
|Feb. 21||Steve Earle|
|Feb. 23||Donavon Frankenreiter|
|Feb. 24||John Oates with the Good Road Band|
|Feb. 28||Hayes Carll|
- Via DART Bus Route 542
The Bomb Factory hosts an eclectic array of acts and accommodates audiences ranging from intimate to more than 4,000. During World War II, the building was used to manufacture bombs and other munitions - hence the name. In the venue's first incarnation in the 1990s, it hosted legendary bands such as the Ramones, Radiohead and Sonic Youth. Today, after a multimillion-dollar renovation, it is one of Dallas' premier performance venues. Coming soon:
|Feb. 21||Hippie Sabotage|
|Feb. 23||Erykah Badu|
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:
|Feb. 21||Angela Aguilar|
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:
|Feb. 22||Meek Mill|
|Feb. 24||Drop Kick Murphys|
Feb. 24 ...And the Bands Played On is a joint concert in which the Plano Community Band and the McKinney Community Band share the stage of the Eisemann Center. The concert begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson. Information: planoband.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:
|Feb. 27||Mariah Carey|
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:
|Feb. 28||Trampled by Turtles|
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line or Orange Line to Cityplace/Uptown Station (West Entrance)
- Via M-Line Trolley
Courtyard Texas Music Series brings top names from Texas music to Plano, featuring both well-known artists and emerging talent. Performances take place at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave., on the first Thursday of each month. Coming up:
|March 7||Pam Tillis|
March 7-10 Pines of Rome and Strauss Don Juan includes one of Mendelssohn's most romantic works, "Concerto for the Violin."" The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will present it along with the centerpiece works: Richard Strauss's grand "Don Juan," and Respighi's "Fountains of Rome." The latter's "Pines of Rome" is also in the evening's program. The concert will be under the direction of Juraj Valĉuha, with a special performance by violinist Stefan Jackiw. See it at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.mydso.com.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Pearl/Arts District Station, then about a 7-minute walk
March 8 Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland is a celebration of the American icon presented by Artists Lounge Live. Ingersoll captures Garland's emotional and vocal power and crafts passionate stories. She won acclaim for her portrayal of Garland in the play End of the Rainbow (Chicago, Los Angeles). Live in concert, with a six-piece band to support her, Ingersoll shines. See Judy Garland reborn at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson. It's just across a plaza from the DART Rail station. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.
March 15 The Hunts are an alt-folk band from Virginia known for their vocal harmonies. The seven siblings have played together most of their lives, and their songs resonate with heartbreak, wonder and wistfulness - all performed with musical richness and elegant simplicity. They play at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson - right across the plaza from the DART Rail Station. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.
March 23, April 13, May 4 A Season of Family and Friends is the part of Fine Arts Chamber Players' free Bancroft Family Concert Series at the Dallas Museum of Art. The area's top musicians will perform, including prominent members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO), the Dallas Opera Orchestra, and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. The season opens with DSO Concertmaster Alexander Kerr joined by DSO pianist Anastasia Markina. The free concerts begin at 3 p.m. The Dallas Museum of Art is at 1717 N. Harwood St. Information: www.fineartschamberplayers.org.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to St. Paul Station
Via D-Link (Route 722)
- Via M-Line Trolley
Dos Equis Pavilion hosts a diverse group of bands playing pop, rock, metal or country at the outdoor concert venue at Fair Park. Dos Equis Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: livenation.com.
Poor David's Pub offers live music in a laid-back venue located just west of the Cedars Station. Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St. Information: poordavidspub.com.