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House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Oct. 9 The Tragically Hip - Fully And Completely Tour
Oct. 10 KXT 91.7 Presents Marian Hill
Oct. 17 Martin Sexton
Oct. 24-25 Hanson: Roots and Rock N Roll 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

Oct. 8-11 Jaap van Zweden conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms' glorious Symphony No. 1, a piece twenty-one years in the making. Plus, the infamously demanding Sibelius Violin Concerto is performed by young American virtuoso Benjaman Beilman. The DSO performs at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information:

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:
Oct. 9 Antigone Rising
Oct. 10 Ooga Booga Reunion
Oct. 15 Jon McLaughlin
Oct. 17 KNON Presents James Brown Tribute and Benefit for KNON Radio
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.

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:
Oct. 9 A$AP Rocky
Oct. 15 Intimate Evening with Loverboy
Oct. 15 Garbage

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:
  Oct. 9 Jerry Jeff Walker with special guest Django Walker
  Oct. 10 JB + The Moonshine Band
  Oct. 17 Grace & Tony White and The Wicks
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information:

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:
  Oct. 9 Mike McClure Band
  Oct. 10 Junior Brown
  Oct. 17 91.7 KXT Presents The Polyphonic Spree
  Oct. 18 Tom Segura
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information:

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:
  Oct. 9 American Aquarium
  Oct. 10 Jimmie Vaughn and the Tilt-a-Whirl Band featuring Lou Ann Barton
  Oct. 14 Show Me Your Fangs Tour: An Evening with Matt Nathanson
  Oct. 15 Jesse Cook
  Oct. 16 John Fullbright (Solo) with Special Guest John Moreland
  Oct. 17 Brett Dennen
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information:

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:
Oct. 10 Joe Jackson
Oct. 16 C.C. Catch and Bad Boys Blue 30th Anniversary US Tour
Oct. 19 UB40
Oct. 20 The Tenors
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:

Cho-Liang Lin Oct. 11 CMI presents an evening of time spent in the very heart of France - the Impressionism of Debussy and Ravel and the late Romanticism of Chausson in his rarely-heard Concerto for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet. Dallas will enjoy the performances of the Music Director of the La Jolla Music Society, violinist Cho-Liang Lin as well as Classical Recording Foundation's Young Artist of the Year in 2010, pianist Orion Weiss and the international award-winning string quartet, the New Orford String Quartet. Tickets are $10 for Students, $30 for Seniors (60+), and $35 for Adults. The performance is at 3:00 p.m. at the Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. Information:

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Oct. 11 Ariana Grande Victory Station image
Oct. 15 Marc Anthony & Carlos Vives: UNIDO2
Dec. 3 Juan Gabriel
Dec. 6 Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant
Dec. 20 Trans Siberian Orchestra
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or

Thursday Night Live
Enjoy Thursday Night Live at the Dallas Museum of Art. Included in the lineup is Jazz in the Atrium every Thursday night from 6 to 8 p.m. FREE admission to performance; food and cocktails available for purchase. The lineup includes:
Oct. 15 Jonathan Fisher Trio. A graduate of the prestigious University of North Texas Jazz Studies program, bassist Jonathan Fisher performs regularly around the DFW music scene. Noting influences of Edgar Meyer, François Rabbath, Ray Brown, John Coltrane, Oscar Pettifford, and Paul Chambers, Fisher strives to fully explore the acoustic bass and the tonal possibilities of his instrument. He has performed with many revered members of the international and national jazz scene, such as Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Information: 214-922-1200 or

Oct. 17 The Midtown Men are returning to the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr. for a second appearance. The Midtown Men reunites stars from the original cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway show. After sharing the stage for over a thousand performances, Tony® Award-winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony® Award nominee J. Robert Spencer decided to take their signature sound and chemistry to audiences everywhere, bringing to life their favorite 1960s hits. There is a Meet the Artist reception following this performance. Information:

Oct. 23-24 Come to the Cabaret. Spend a night at the cabaret when New York star Ashley Brown brings her unique stage show to the Meyerson with Gypsy, Make Someone Happy and Defying Gravity. Stuart Chafetz conducts Ashley Brown, vocalist, with Bret Shuford, Joseph Perkins, Jr. and Danny Kingston, vocalists, and Steve Hanna on drums. Performances are at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information:

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.
Oct. 23-24 Luke Bryan: Kick The
Dust Up Tour 2015
The Gexa Energy Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: 214-421-1111 or

Oct. 24 Don't miss the one and only Doc Severinsen in concert with the Plano Symphony Orchestra. A Grammy award winner with more than 30 albums to his credit, this tour de force concert pays tribute to the American songbook and highlights of Doc's favorite tunes from the Big Band era and beyond. Doc's incredible trumpet skills are displayed in hits like Summertime, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Mack the Knife, Singin' in the Rain, and 12 O'Clock Jump. The evening also includes favorite stories told with Doc's famous sense of humor. Hector Guzman conducts the Plano Symphony Orchestra at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr. Information:

Oct. 31 Spooky fun will continue through the night at Main Street Garden after the Spooky Pooch Halloween Festival. Monster Music Fest begins at 7:00 p.m. with live music from local favorites Downtown Fever The Band and Kelsey Lewis. There will also be a costume contest with prizes. Tickets are $20. Main Street Garden is located at 1902 Main St. Information:

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