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House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Apr. 24 Hollywood Undead
Apr. 25 The Dixie Dregs
Apr. 26 Trixie Mattel
Apr. 29 Zoe
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.

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:
  Apr. 24 The Lone Bellow
  Apr. 27 Slowdive
  Apr. 28 Bob Schneider
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.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:
Apr. 25 Queens of the Stone Age
Apr. 27 Jack Johnson
Apr. 28 Los Tres Tristes Tigres
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.com.
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:
  Apr. 25 Eric B. & Rakim
  Apr. 27 Jack White
  Apr. 28 Judas Priest: Firepower 2018
  Apr. 29 Jack White
The Bomb Factory is at 2713 Canton St. in Dallas' historically music-rich Deep Ellum. Information: www.thebombfactory.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:
Apr. 26 HAIM
Apr. 28 King's Kaleidoscope
Information: gilleysdallas.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:
Apr. 26 Gary P. Nunn & Bob Livingston
Apr. 27 Stephen Jay and Jim "Kimo" West
Apr. 28 Denny Laine
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:
  Apr. 26 The Harmaleighs
  Apr. 27 Taylor Phelan
  May 1 Dan Rocha Jr.
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.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:
Apr. 27 "Weird Al" Yankovic
Apr. 28 Bollywood and Beyond
Apr. 29 Steve Earle & The Dukes
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

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:
  Apr. 27 PJ Morton
  Apr. 28 Over the Rhine with Special Guest Leigh Nash
  Apr. 29 Walter Mosley
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.

Through May 25 The Spring Singer-Songwriter Live Music Series at CityLine takes place in the development's plaza area. Talented songsmiths fill spring evenings with music for another season, each Friday and Saturday. Coming up:
  Apr. 27 Steve Valenzuela (Country, Americana)
  Apr. 28 Ian Dickson (Americana)
The events take place from 6-9 p.m.; you can listen from one of the restaurant patios on State Street - there are 10 options - or grab a to-go meal and make a picnic of it in the plaza. CityLine is at 3661 N. Plano Road. Information: citylinedfw.com.

Apr. 28 Chamber Music International presents their 5th concert of the season. Back by popular demand, three Principal Players of the New York Philharmonic, Sheryl Staples, Cynthia Phelps and Carter Brey, join piano virtuoso Joyce Yang in an inspired evening of Mozart, Schumann, and Fauré. The performance is at the Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street. Information: www.chambermusicinternational.org.

May 1-2 P!nk comes to Dallas in support of her album, Beautiful Trauma. The multiplatinum -selling artist is known for her acrobatic performances, and this pair of concerts at the American Airlines Center should be no exception. Expect to hear plenty of selections from her deep catalog of hits, such as "Lady Marmalade," "So What" and "Raise Your Glass." The AAC is at 2500 Victory Ave. in Dallas. Information: americanairlinescenter.com.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
May 1-2 P!nk
May 25 Luis Miguel
May 27-28 Justin Timberlake
June 1 Paul Simon
June 5 Harry Styles
June 6 Shania Twain
June 9 Maroon 5
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

Through May 18 Travel Back in Time in April with the Irving Concert Series. The Irving Concert Series will feature two themes, beginning in April with "Vintage Vibes." In May, the theme switches to "Latin Rhythms." The concerts will be held from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays at Whistlestop Plaza, 123 W. Irving Blvd. April's scheduled performers are:
  May 4 Grupo Stampede, innovative, urban Tejano music
  May 11 Latin Fire Band, salsa, merengue and mambo fusion
Admission is free. Attendees can bring outside food and drinks, coolers and seating, including blankets and lawn chairs. Food truck cuisine will be available for purchase. The Irving Concert Series - Spring Edition is sponsored by Champion Windows and Home Exteriors. Information: www.cityofirving.org.

May 5 The Richardson Symphony Orchestra presents their Season Finale Concert. The RSO concludes its 56th season with the music of Brahms and French composer Camille Saint-Sans. The Eisemann Center is located at 2351 Performance Drive. Information: www.richardsonsymphony.org.


May 11 The Garland Symphony Orchestra's 2017-2018 Season features Vienna, City of Music! In May, pianist Alex McDonald joins the orchestra for Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat Major. The performance is at Granville Arts Center, 300 N. 5th Street. Information: www.garlandsymphony.org.

May 16 The two winners of the Lone Star Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition showcase their passion and skill in the orchestra's final concert of the season. In addition to their performances, there will be some exciting repertory selections to round out the year. The performance is at Irving Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur Blvd. Information: www.lascolinassymphony.org/lsyo.

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