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Oct. 2-3 International superstar, Katy Perry, is coming to American Airlines Center on October 2 and 3. She will be touring in support of PRISM, which debuted at number one on The Billboard 200 and remains in the Top Ten three months after release. The platinum album has given Katy her biggest ever single with "Roar", while "Dark Horse" just became her lucky 13th Top Ten hit on The Billboard Hot 100. Joining her for the concerts are special guests Tegan and Sara. Information:

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Oct. 2-3 Katy Perry with Special Guest Tegan and Sara Victory Station image
Oct. 5 The Dallas Harvest
Oct. 13 Paul McCartney
Oct. 17 Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull
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. 2 Eric Scortia
Eric "Scorch" Scortia brings an electrifying approach to down-home Texas-style jazz and blues with a ton of soul via the Hammond B-3 organ. He has shared the stage with masters such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bo Diddley, Delbert McClinton, and Wynton Marsalis, and has released four solo albums to date, including his latest, The Tone Generator. His ensemble will feature Shelley Carroll on tenor saxophone, Clint Strong on guitar, and Alan Green on drums, as well as guest vocals from blues man Gregg A. Smith.
Information: 214-922-1200 or

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. 2 Interpol
Oct. 4 Turnpike Troubadours
Oct. 11 Breakaway Festival With Adventure Club, DVBBS, EDX And More

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. 3 Charlie Mars and Owen Temple
  Oct. 10 Living Colour with special guest Buffalo Black
  Oct. 11 An Evening with Tasha Taylor
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:
  Oct. 3 Lucky Peterson
  Oct. 4 Jimmy Cliff
  Oct. 10 Swan Song (Led Zeppelin Tribute)
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information:

Poor David's Pub Poor David's Pub offers live music in a laid-back venue.
Coming up:
Oct. 3 Matthew Curry with Daddy Rocks
Oct. 4 Slaid Cleaves
Oct. 5 Randy McAllister presented by KNON
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.

Image: House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Oct. 3 Parental Advisory Tour with Carnage
Oct. 4 The Gaslight Anthem
Oct. 5 Luke James
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

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. 3 Zac Brown Band
Oct. 25 Jason Aldean: 2014 Burn It Down Tour
Oct. 26 Texas Rap Festival Featuring Geto Boys, Bun B, Slim Thug, And More
Oct. 31 SLIPKNOT : The Prepare for Hell Tour with special guest KORN
The Gexa Energy Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: 214-421-1111 or

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. 11 Art Garfunkel
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:

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