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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:
July 25 Playboi Carti
July 27 Khalid
July 30 Meek Mill
Information: gilleysdallas.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:
  July 26 Woolly Jammeth
  July 29 King George
  Aug. 11 Edwin McCain
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
July 28 August Alsina - Don't Matter Tour
July 30 Strangelove - The Depeche Mode Experience
Aug. 4 Los Lonely Boys
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.

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:
  July 28 Michelle Branch
  July 29 KXT 91.7 presents Charley Crockett
  Aug. 4 Liz Rose LIVE at The Kessler
  Aug. 5 Los Texmaniacs featuring Flaco Jimenez
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.

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:
July 28 Greg Hall
July 29 Gary Myrick
July 30 KNON 8th Annual Harmonica Blowout
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.
Information: poordavidspub.com.

Saturdays in June, July and Aug. Addison's annual Summer Series provides great outdoor entertainment in Beckert Park Saturday nights in June, July and August for free! In June, July* and August, spend your Saturday nights soaking up live music from a variety of genres under a blanket of beautiful North Texas Stars. Performances begin at 8 p.m. (* There will be no entertainment on July 1st.) 2017 schedule:
  July 29 Lao Tizer
  Aug. 5 Escape - Journey Tribute
Information: addisontexas.net.

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:
  July 29 Drew Fish Band
  Aug. 5 The South Austin Moonlighters
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.

Sundays in July The 2017 Basically Beethoven Festival returns on Sundays in July: 9, 16, 23, & 30. All concerts are FREE and family-friendly at the Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street. Each week, the Rising Star Recital begins at 2:30 p.m. and the Feature Performance begins at 3:00 p.m. Information: www.fineartschamberplayers.org.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Aug. 3 Lionel Richie
Aug. 4 Queen + Adam Lambert
Aug. 5 John Mayer
Aug. 18 Ed Sheeran
Aug. 20 J. Cole
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:
July 26 Sabrina Carpenter: The De-Tour
Aug. 11 Cristian Castro
Aug. 23 Michael Franti & Spearhead
Sept. 9 Colin Hay
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

July 31 The Plano Community Band takes to Haggard Park with its 2017 Summer Concert Series. The concerts are free and show time is every other Monday evening at 7 p.m.; the park is at 901 E. 15th St., directly adjacent to the DART Station.
July 31 Big Band Blowout (Frisco Jazz Band)
Haggard Park is located at 901 E. 15th Street. Information: planoband.com.

Aug. 3 The Courtyard Texas Music Series 2017 presents Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines. Terri Hendrix is a pioneering independent Texas songwriter who spins sorrow into joy and wrings wisdom from the blues with a poetic grace and engaging melodic flair that has endeared her to three generations of loyal fans around the globe. In addition to his producing credits, Lloyd Maines is an A-list steel guitar player and multi-instrumentalist. See them live at the Courtyard Theatre, 1509 Ave. H. Information: www.plano.gov.

Aug. 26 Concert on the Square presents great music and wildly good times. Get ready for the Summer Concert on the Square featuring Shades of Gray. The show starts at 7 p.m. The concert is free in the square of Historic Downtown Carrollton, 1106 S. Broadway Street. Information: www.cityofcarrollton.com.

Aug. 28 Lyle Lovett and His Large Band come to the Winspear Opera House with a signature blend of storytelling, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues. Over the course a three decades-long, genre-defying career, Lovett has proven himself one of the most compelling and captivating musicians in popular music. The Winspear is at 2403 Flora St. Information: attpac.org.

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