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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:
Aug. 28 Shelley Carrol
Saxophone legend Shelley Carrol highlights the music of Duke Ellington, one of Art Smith's biggest inspirations. Carrol hails from a family of gospel singers and musicians in Houston and graduated from the city's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. While attending the University of North Texas, he was a member of the Grammy-nominated One O'clock Lab Band and was later invited to tour the world with the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He has also performed with Sheryl Crow, Maureen McGovern, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, and a host of others.
Information: 214-922-1200 or dallasmuseumofart.org.

Image: House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Aug. 28 G. Love & Special Sauce and Keb' Mo'
Aug. 30 Lila Downs
Aug. 31 Passenger - Whispers North American Tour 2014
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.

Poor David's Pub Poor David's Pub offers live music in a laid-back venue.
Coming up:
Aug. 29 Phoebe Hunt
Aug. 30 Keith Harkin
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.
Information: poordavidspub.com.

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:
Aug. 30 August Alsina Testimony Live Dallas
Aug. 30 Honda Civic Tour Featuring Portugal. The Man & Grouplove
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:
  Aug. 30 The Hood Internet
  Sept. 5 The Killdares (Album Release)
  Sept. 6 Totally 80's
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

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.
Aug. 31 Chicago and Reo Speedwagon
The Gexa Energy Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: 214-421-1111 or livenation.com.

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. 5 The Singapore Slingers
  Sept. 6 Del Castillo - Farewell Show - with Los Texmaniacs
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.

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 David Gray
Oct. 11 Art Garfunkel
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.liveatthemajestic.com.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Sept. 26 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Victory Station image
Oct. 2-3 Katy Perry with Special Guest Tegan and Sara
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 americanairlinescenter.com.

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