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Saturdays in June and August Addison's annual Summer Series presented by Pollo Tropical provides great outdoor entertainment in Beckert Park every Saturday night in June, July and August for free! In June and August, spend your Saturday nights soaking up live music from a variety of genres under a blanket of beautiful North Texas stars. Musical guests include Kelsey Lewis, Zach Balch, Joseph Vincelli, Carolyn Lee Jones, Karyna Micaela and more! Performances begin at 8 p.m. Information: addisontexas.net.

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. 26 Willis Alan Ramsey with
Bob Livingston
Aug. 27 KNON Benefit with Guitar Shorty
Sept. 2 Old City Lights
Sept. 3 Wishon Promotions Presents: Randy Jackson of Zebra
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.
Information: poordavidspub.com.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Aug. 26 Les Moore Band
Aug. 28 Willie Colon
Sept. 3 Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine
Sept. 9 Green River Ordinance
Sept. 10 Draco Rosa - Lo Sagrado y Lo Maldito Tour
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:
  Aug. 26 William Clark Green
  Aug. 27 Broods
  Sept. 2 Baroness
  Sept. 4 Tab Benoit
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

Aug. 27 The City of Carrollton presents the last Concert on the Square for this summer featuring Centerfold the Band, a top 40, country, and rock cover band. Enjoy a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Historic Downtown Carrollton Square. Don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Coolers are permitted and bug spray is encouraged. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. Downtown Carrollton is located at 1106 S. Broadway. Information: www.facebook.com/historicdowntowncarrollton.

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. 27 Moonlight Native
  Sept. 3 Straight Tequila Night
  Sept. 10 The Texas Gentlemen
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.

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.
Aug. 27 Brad Paisley: Life Amplified
World Tour
Sept. 4 Fifth Harmony: The 7/27 Tour with Special Guest JoJo
Sept. 7 Black Sabbath: The End
The Gexa Energy Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: 214-421-1111 or livenation.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:
Aug. 28 KXT 91.7 Presents Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Sept. 10 Garbage
Information: gilleysdallas.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:
  Sept. 3 The Buck Pets
  Sept. 8 Band of Heathens
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Sept. 12 Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas
Sept. 14 Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour
Sept. 18 Juan Gabriel
Sept. 20 Carrie Underwood
Sept. 22 Kanye West
Sept. 30-Oct. 1 BELONG Tour
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:
Sept. 15 Tegan & Sara
Sept. 16 Encore For Advocacy
Sept. 20 Donovan
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

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