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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:
  Feb. 16 Book of Love
  Feb. 17 G. Love & Special Sauce
  Feb. 19 24K World Tour in US
  Feb. 20 Good Old War | Justin Nozuka
  Feb. 21 Marillion
  Feb. 23 Donavon Frankenreiter
  Feb. 24 Desperado
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.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:
  Feb. 16 Bahamas
  Feb. 17 10,000 Maniacs (2 shows)
  Feb. 22 The Very Best of Dave Mason
  Feb. 23 KXT 91.7 Presents Brett Dennen
  Feb. 24 Uncle Lucius
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:
Feb. 16 Brad Davis Guitar Cafe Show
Feb. 17 The Love Shack Band
Feb. 22 Grant Terry with Kirk Thurmond
Feb. 23 Ann Armstrong & Steve Hughes CD Release
Feb. 24 An Evening with Jorma Kaukonen
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:
Feb. 16 Big Gigantic
Feb. 23 Rebelution
Feb. 24 NF
Information: gilleysdallas.com


Feb. 16 The Garland Symphony Orchestra's 2017-2018 Season features Vienna, City of Music! In February, trombonist Scott Strattion joins the orchestra in performing Grondahl's Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra. The performance is at Granville Arts Center, 300 N. 5th Street. Information: www.garlandsymphony.org.

The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory offers performances from the intimate to the blockbuster, excellent acoustics and an incredible live entertainment experience for both artists and fans. Upcoming music shows include:
Feb. 16 Abba Mania
Feb. 17 G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour
Feb. 23 Above & Beyond: Common Ground Tour
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.com.
House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Feb. 17 Mingo Fishtrap
Feb. 20 Lalah Hathaway
Feb. 24 Mike Gordon
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.

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:
Feb. 18 Alicia Villarreal
Mar. 6 KXT 91.7 Presents Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Mar. 9 Home Free
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

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:
  Feb. 18 Ryan Berg
  Feb. 20 Joe Savage
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.

Feb. 19 Chopin & Bach - A Musical Kinship, featuring concert pianist Jeffrey Siegel, is the latest installment of Keyboard Conversations at the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts. Did you know that Bach was Chopin's favorite composer? Siegel explores that connection with vivacious dances, dramatic preludes, and romantic, improvisational fantasies by both composers. Delivered with humor and followed by a Q & A session, this performance will make for an entertaining and enlightening evening. The Eisemann Center is at 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.

The Bomb Factory hosts an eclectic array of acts and accommodates audiences ranging from intimate to more than 4,000. During World War II, the building was used to manufacture bombs and other munitions - hence the name. In the venue's first incarnation in the 1990s, it hosted legendary bands such as the Ramones, Radiohead and Sonic Youth. Today, after a multimillion-dollar renovation, it is one of Dallas' premier performance venues. Coming soon:
  Feb. 22 Hippie Sabotage
  Feb. 23 Erykah Badu
  Feb. 24 St. Vincent
  Feb. 25 Latin Sol Fest
The Bomb Factory is at 2713 Canton St. in Dallas’ historically music-rich Deep Ellum. Information: www.thebombfactory.com.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Mar. 2 Blake Shelton
Mar. 7 Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled
Mar. 18 LORDE
Mar. 21 Romeo Santos
Mar. 26 Bon Jovi
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

Mar. 3 The Richardson Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart's Last Symphony. This evening will begin with Mozart's Symphony No. 41, nicknamed "Jupiter," which is one of the most recognized and beloved symphonies. The work's uplifting melodies and energetic rhythms have inspired generations of audiences. The RSO will also be joined by Aaron Olguin, winner of the Ann and Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition for Strings. The Eisemann Center is located at 2351 Performance Drive. Information: www.richardsonsymphony.org.

Apr. 6-May 25 The Spring Singer-Songwriter Live Music Series at CityLine takes place in the development's plaza area. Talented songsmiths fill spring evenings with music for another season, each Friday and Saturday. Coming up:
  Apr. 6 Danni and Kris
  Apr. 7 Heather Little (Americana, Folk, Country)
  Apr. 13 Gary Kyle (Country)
  Apr. 14 Carlos Young (Folk, Soul, Blues)
The events take place from 6-9 p.m.; you can listen from one of the restaurant patios on State Street - there are 10 options - or grab a to-go meal and make a picnic of it in the plaza. CityLine is at 3661 N. Plano Road. Information: citylinedfw.com.

Apr. 28 Chamber Music International presents their 5th concert of the season. Back by popular demand, three Principal Players of the New York Philharmonic, Sheryl Staples, Cynthia Phelps and Carter Brey, join piano virtuoso Joyce Yang in an inspired evening of Mozart, Schumann, and Fauré. The performance is at the Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street. Information: www.chambermusicinternational.org.

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