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Weekend rail service suspended
Downtown Dallas only
March 30 – September 2019
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NOTICE: DART Rail operates normal weekend service
Aug 17-18 and Aug 24-25.
Downtown Dallas Rail Replacement Work
Resumes Aug 31-Sept 1.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Aug. 23 Kindo
Aug. 24 Devil's Pass
Aug. 29 Tessa Violet
Aug. 30 Even It Up (Heart tribute)
Aug. 31 bbno$
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.

Dos Equis Pavilion hosts a diverse group of bands playing pop, rock, metal or country at the outdoor concert venue at Fair Park. Coming up:
Aug. 23 Heart: Love Alive Tour
Aug. 24 The Smashing Pumpkins & Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Aug. 30 Rascal Flatts: Summer Playlist Tour 2019
Dos Equis Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: livenation.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:
  Aug. 23 Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison
  Aug. 24 Avi Kaplan
  Aug. 31 Cory Morrow
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.
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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:
Aug. 23 O.A.R.
Aug. 24 Robert Earl Keen
Aug. 25 Nelly, TLC and Flo-rida
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.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:
  Aug. 23 Ottoman Turks + 40 Acre Mule
  Aug. 24 Rebirth Brass Band
  Aug. 26 Jesse + Vic Mensa
  Aug. 31 Desperado (Eagles tribute)
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.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:
Aug. 23 Neil Byrne & Ryan Kelly
Aug. 24 Amy Helm
Aug. 30 Beat Root Revival
Aug. 31 Walton Munroe
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St. Information: poordavidspub.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:
  Aug. 24 One Nation Under a Groove Tour
  Aug. 25 85 South
  Aug. 28 Common
  Aug. 31 Family Business
The Bomb Factory is at 2713 Canton St. in Dallas' historically music-rich Deep Ellum. Information: www.thebombfactory.com.

Aug. 24 Robin Thicke is household name who has written and produced songs for Michael Jackson, Pink and Christina Aguilera, as well as toured with Beyonce and Mary J. Blige. The pop star extraordinaire performs at Strauss Square, 2389 Flora St. Information: www.attpac.org.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
  • Aug. 25: Pepe Aguilar
  • Sept. 1: Backstreet Boys
  • Sept. 5: John Mayer
  • Sept. 7: Maná
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.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:
Aug. 25 Bob James, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller
Aug. 29 Carlos Rivera
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.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:
  Aug. 30 Don't Speak (No Doubt tribute)
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.
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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:
Sept. 1 Daniel Caesar
Sept. 12-13 Deadmau5
Information: gilleysdallas.com

Thursdays Sept. 5 through Oct. 24 Cool Thursdays Concert Series comes back to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden for its fall season. Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from some of the best local food trucks. The gardens also are open, so be sure to take a stroll through the stunning floral displays. Coming up:

  • Sept. 5 Neon Circus (Brooks & Dunn tribute)
  • Sept. 12 Philip Bauer (Johnny Cash tribute)
  • Sept. 19 The Purple Madness (Prince tribute)
The Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road in Dallas. Information: www.dallasarboretum.org.

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:
Sept. 5 Courtney Patton & Jason Eady
The venue is right across Haggard Park from the DART Rail Station.
Information: www.plano.gov.
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Sept. 6-8 Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown is the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's fabulous presentation of all your favorite Motown hits. Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik presides over the soulful performances at Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information: www.mydso.com.

Sept. 7 Celestial Celebration is a performance by the Richardson Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with The School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at the University of Texas at Dallas. The multimedia experience is inspired by the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. The RSO will perform Josef Strauss' "Music of the Spheres," Claude Debussy's "Claire de Lune" and Gustav Holst's "The Planets." The performance at the Eisemann Center will be accompanied by nine video pieces created by ATEC faculty and students. The venue is located at 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.
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