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DART to Music
Saturdays in June and August Addison's annual Summer Series presented by Pollo Tropical provides great outdoor entertainment in Beckert Park every Saturday night in June, July and August for free! In June and August, spend your Saturday nights soaking up live music from a variety of genres under a blanket of beautiful North Texas stars. Musical guests include Kelsey Lewis, Zach Balch, Joseph Vincelli, Carolyn Lee Jones, Karyna Micaela and more! Performances begin at 8 p.m. Information: addisontexas.net.
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 1||Curtis Salgado|
|July 2||The Singapore Slingers: Celebrate America!|
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 1||The Rockstar Energy Drink Taste of Chaos Tour|
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 1||KXT 91.7 Presents: Gregory Alan Isakov and The Ghost Orchestra|
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:
|July 2||The David Matsler Band|
|July 3||K Phillips|
|July 4||Sam Anderson of Quaker City Nighthawks|
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line or Orange Line to Cityplace/Uptown Station (West Entrance)
- Via M-Line Trolley
House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
|July 2||Davy Knowles|
|July 3||The Shelley Carrol Jazz Orchestra|
|July 9||The Molly Ringwalds|
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to West End Station
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
July 3, 28, Aug. 4 Plano Community Band Summer Concert Series is a free, family friendly event held during several evenings in June, July and August. Pack your blankets and chairs and a picnic supper, and bring the kids for an evening of music. The Plano Community Band is a volunteer organization made up of approximately 70 musicians from all walks of life who share a passion for music. The band has themes for each concert including kids' night, jazz and a patriotic concert. All concerts start at 7 p.m. at Haggard Park, 901 E 15th Street in downtown Plano. Information: planoband.com.
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:
|July 3||Kian 'N' JC|
|Aug. 13||Maysa: The 25/50 Celebration Tour|
Gexa Energy Pavilion hosts a diverse group of bands playing pop, rock, metal or country at the outdoor concert venue at Fair Park.
|July 7||Jim Gaffigan: Fully Dressed|
Poor David's Pub offers live music in a laid-back venue located just west of the Cedars Station. Coming up:
|July 8||Mark Gorman CD Release|
|July 9||David Carr, Jr.|
American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
|July 23||Julión Álvarez|
- Via DART Rail Green Line and Orange Line and TRE to Victory Station
- No TRE service on Sundays.
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
July 23 The City of Carrollton presents Concert On The Square: Aurora. Enjoy a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Historic Downtown Carrollton Square. Aurora is a Dallas band specializing in top 40 song from classic rock, funk, and soul to current pop, R&B and rock hits. Downtown Carrollton is located at 1106 S. Broadway. Information: historicdowntowncarrollton.com.