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DART to Music
|July 24|| Jennifer Martin
Making her Jazz in the Atrium debut is the talented vocalist, Jennifer Martin, who performs regularly around the Dallas/Fort Worth area with some of the best musicians in town. While Jennifer's focus is jazz, her vast experience with various musical genres over the years has given her a style all her own. Her last album, Someone You Loved, showcases her talent to effortlessly traverse between playful and upbeat standards to emotional ballads.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Pearl/Arts District Station
Via D-Link (Route 722)
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 24||Peter Matthew Bauer|
American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
|July 25-26||Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour by Cirque du Soleil|
|Sept. 26||Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers|
House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
|July 25||Ones to Watch with Skype Presents MKTO - The American Dream Tour|
|July 26||"Is This Thing On?" - Deborah Vial Band with Jane Doe|
|July 27||Hard Working Americans|
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to West End Station
Via D-Link (Route 722)
Poor David's Pub offers live music in a laid-back venue.
|July 25||Jeremy Powers & The Empty Chairs|
|July 26||Sister 7|
|Aug. 2||Tailgate Poets|
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||Alpha Rev|
|July 30||Peter Murphy|
Through July 26 Saturday nights will sizzle again this summer at the Dallas Zoo, where the Safari Nights evening concert series will feature live music from original songwriters and tribute bands, extended hours and a chance to mingle with some of the Zoo's wildest stars. For eight consecutive Saturday nights, visitors can embrace a blend of nature and live music on the zoo's shady Cat Green. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Stars from the zoo's Animal Adventures outreach program also will make special presentations, along with a special SOAR, A Festival of Flight show. The summer concert lineup, arranged through a partnership with The Kessler in Oak Cliff, includes:
|July 26||The O's (Acoustic country/bluegrass)|
Saturdays, July 5-26 Enjoy July Jazz in Addison's Beckert Park, 5044 Addison Circle Dr. Listen to some of the area's top jazz musicians while you picnic or dine at one of the Addison Circle restaurants, every Saturday in July.
|July 26||Joseph Vincelli|
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 31||Rawlins Gilliland|
|Aug. 1||Asleep At The Wheel|
|Aug. 2||Dawn & Hawkes|Via D-Link (Route 722)
- Note: D-Link operates Monday through Saturday
Gexa Energy Pavilion hosts a diverse group of bands playing pop, rock, metal or country at the outdoor concert venue at Fair Park.
|Aug. 5||Monumentour: Fall Out Boy
|Aug. 8||Tim McGraw: Sundown Heaven Town Tour 2014|
|Aug. 9||Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival|
Aug. 7 Wanda Jackson is widely known and respected as "The Queen of Rockabilly." She is credited with being the first woman to ever record a rock and roll song. In 2009, Jackson was inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" and, in 2010, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americana Music Awards. Unfinished Business, the new album from the legendary singer, is out now on Sugar Hill Records. The series concerts are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave. Tickets are $25 each. Information: www.planostages.com or 972-941-5613.
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. 22||Nickel Creek with Sarah Jarosz|
|Oct. 11||Art Garfunkel|