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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. 23 Grady Spencer & the Work
  Sept. 27 Okkervil River with special guest Landlady
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis 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:
  Sept. 23 Androgynous (Dead Flowers as The Replacements)
  Sept. 24 The Oh Hellos
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. 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:
Sept. 23 Colvin & Earle
Sept. 24 Glen Hansard With Colm Mac Con Iomaire
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:

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:
  Sept. 23 Zac Wilkerson
  Sept. 30 Vandoliers
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information:

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Sept. 23 James Blake
Sept. 24 Rock and Roll Over
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

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:
Sept. 23 John Sebastian
Sept. 30 Shaun Outen Band, Todd Barrow Band and special guests
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.

Sept. 24 Enjoy a fall evening filled with great tunes in the newly revamped Downtown Carrollton Square. The final concert for the year is September 24th featuring Big Gus & Swapadelic. Big Gus and Swampadelic is a Cajun-inflected country rock band. This DFW Americana group offers cover songs, a blend of rhythm and blues, western swing, rock, and a bit of Cajun. 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. Information:

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:
Sept. 24 The Ouroboros Tour 2016 - Ray LaMontagne

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.
Sept. 25 Prophets of Rage - Make
America Rage Again Tour
The Gexa Energy Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: 214-421-1111 or

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Sept. 30-Oct. 1 BELONG Tour
Oct. 2 Mana
Oct. 14 Keith Urban
Oct. 15 Marc Anthony
Oct. 30 Stevie Nicks
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or

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