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May 26 Grab a spot on the lawn and enjoy Music Thursday featuring Mountain Natives at Klyde Warren Park's Muse Family Performance Pavilion. Mountain Natives is an indie folk duo from Dallas, TX. Klyde Warren Park is located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Information: www.klydewarrenpark.org.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
May 27 Marc Scibilia
June 1 Bunbury
June 3 The Doors Hotel + The Stoneleighs
June 4 Ninjapalooza 11: Viva Las Ninjaz
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.

D-Link passing by the 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 27 Shemekia Copeland
  May 28 Sam Beam (Of Iron & Wine) and Jesca Hoop
  June 9 An Intimate Evening with JD Souther
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.


May 28 Enjoy a Patriotic Salute performed by the Irving Chorale at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur Blvd. at 7:30 p.m. In advance of Memorial Day, Irving Chorale honors those who have sacrificed their lives in service of their country with a patriotic salute through music. Tickets are $8-$18. Information: www.irvingartscenter.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:
May 28 Zach Myers
June 3 Hamilton Loomis
June 4 Mark Wayne Glasmire and Helene Cronin
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 28 Kirk Thurmond & the Millennials
  May 29 The Paychecks
  May 31 Bobby Duncan
  June 4 An Evening With The Roosevelts
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.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 28 KXT 91.7 presents Nada Surf
  June 3 Over the Rhine
  June 4 Charley Crockett
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

May 29 The Richardson Community Band presents a free Memorial Day Concert at Richardson Civic Center, 411 West Arapaho Road. Enjoy a patriotic musical salute. Bring chairs or blankets and a picnic if you wish. The concert will be performed on the lawn of the Civic Center starting at 7 p.m. Information: www.richardsoncommunityband.org.

May 29 Our Heroes. Jaap van Zweden conducts a program of patriotic favorites and beloved classics in honor of Dallas's veterans and first responders in collaboration with Carry The Load. The perfect concert for the whole family, presented in partnership with Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway. The free concert begins at 8:30 p.m. in the Muse Family Performance Pavilion. Information: klydewarrenpark.org.

Gexa Energy Pavilion Gexa Energy Pavilion hosts a diverse group of bands playing pop, rock, metal or country at the outdoor concert venue at Fair Park.
May 29 KEGL's 97.1 BFD with
Shinedown and more
June 17 Darius Rucker: The Good For A Good Time Tour
The Gexa Energy Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: 214-421-1111 or livenation.com.

May 30 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's 2016 Parks Concert Series begins with the popular Memorial Day Concert and Fireworks Display at Flagpole Hill across from White Rock Lake, located on Northwest Highway at Doran Circle. In the event of rail, the performance will be at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street. The concert is free and gets underway at 8 p.m. The Parks Concert Series presents relaxed, free and fun performances at different venues across the city, May 30 through June 14. Information: www.mydso.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:
June 2 Keb' Mo'
June 3 Justin Hayward
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

June 2 Grab a spot on the lawn and enjoy Music Thursday at Klyde Warren Park's Muse Family Performance Pavilion. Enjoy a free concert featuring singer songwritters Kendall Bowser and Alex Marie Brinkley. Klyde Warren Park is located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Information: www.klydewarrenpark.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:
June 3 KXT Summer Cut with Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros
June 8 Berner - Dallas
June 10 BAS Too High to Riot Tour - Dallas
June 10 BAS Too High to Riot Tour - Dallas
Information: gilleysdallas.com

1st and 3rd Fridays, April - June Irving's annual concert series showcases live music performances from a variety of genres, with great musicians from across the state. The 2016 series continues to focus on tribute bands, bringing popular songs made famous by well-known bands. Concerts are free at the Whistlestop Plaza, 123 W. Irving Blvd. Coming up:
  June 3,
7:00 p.m.
Fin City
  June 17,
7:00 p.m.
Guns 4 Roses - A Tribute to Guns N' Roses
Be sure to bring a blanket or a lawn chair, as seating is not provided. There will be food and dessert vendors on-site, as well as area restaurants. Outside food and beverage are permitted. In the event of inclement weather, shows will be moved to the Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson Street. Information: www.cityofirving.org.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
June 3 R. Kelly
June 18 Selena Gomez
June 22 Steely Dan
July 21 Drake
July 22 Pitbull
July 23 Julión Álvarez
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

June 9-11 Join the Turtle Creek Chorale as they present Heartstrings. From first dates, to marriage, to the sometimes painful break-up, TCC celebrates love songs in a way only they can. From Beethoven to Lady Gaga, the love song has sustained us, healed us, frightened us and has guided us through many hard times, romantic dinners and sleepless nights. Performances are at the Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street. Information: turtlecreekchorale.com.

June 25 The City of Carrollton presents Concert On The Square: The Rumble Kings. Enjoy a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Historic Downtown Carrollton Square. The Rumble Kings cover artists from Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Stevie Ray Vaughan to Straycats, Hendrix, and anything else that rocks and rolls. Downtown Carrollton is located at 1106 S. Broadway. Information: historicdowntowncarrollton.com.

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