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DART to Music
House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
|Mar. 6||George Thorogood & The Destroyers - 40 Years Strong|
|Mar. 14||St. Vincent|
Mar. 6 John Corbett leads-off the Courtyard Texas Music Series in Historic Downtown Plano. Corbett may be better known for his acting roles in Sex and the City, Northern Exposure and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but his latest album, "Leaving Nothin' Behind" exposes his love for music. The series concerts are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave. Tickets are $25 each. Information: www.planostages.com or 972-941-5613.
Mar. 6 Clint Black appears at the Majestic Theater with special guests Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis. Prolific singer-songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of country music's brightest stars. His many talents have taken him even further, as Black has transcended genres to become one of the most successful artists in all the music industry. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. show. The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.
|Mar. 6||Eric Willis Quintet
Eric Willis emerges, geographically, with a rich heritage of music from Houma, Louisiana. Profoundly influenced by Howard Nixon, Alvin Batiste and the 77th U.S. Army Band, Eric put his varied experiences to use as a pianist and percussionist. He continues to perform around Dallas with his quintet.
Mar. 7-8 Jazz at the Muse features Oscar Williams on piano at the Clarence Muse Café Theatre in the Dallas Convention Center Theatre Complex, 650 S. Griffin St. Performing to standing room only audiences last season, the St. Louis native, Oscar Williams, is back at the Muse. Taking us from church gospel music to Broadway show tunes, you'll regret every moment if you miss this electrifying show! Information: www.tbaal.org.
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:
|Mar. 7||Wheeler Brothers|
|Mar. 9||Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks|
Poor David's Pub offers live music in a laid-back venue.
|Mar. 7||Brave Combo|
|Mar. 8||Jayson Bales & The Charmers|
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:
|Mar. 7||Childish Gambino (South Side Ballroom)|
|Mar. 13||2 Chainz (South Side Ballroom)|
Oct. through May Experience the Richardson Symphony Orchestra as they bring six exciting concerts to musical life at the Eisemann Center. Now in its 52nd year, the orchestra is comprised of a core of sixty professional musicians from throughout the DFW area under the leadership of Clay Couturiaux, Music Director/Conductor. Coming up:
|Mar. 8||Stars of the Future|
American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
|Mar. 12||Miley Cyrus|
|Mar. 13||Elton John|
|July 17||Lady Gaga's artRave: The ARTPOP Ball|
Through May For the 2013-14 Concert Season, the Garland Symphony Orchestra will bring to you masterworks and more, plus music for the dance by Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Kodaly, Verdi, and many more. Joining the orchestra will be a stellar array of distinguished guest artists, including guest conductors Leandro Carvalho from Brazil and Alberto Correa from Colombia. Texas pianist and 2013 Van Cliburn competitor, Alex McDonald will return for a solo appearance. Coming soon:
|Mar. 14||Sara Daneshpour, Piano|
Mar. 14-15 Enjoy the world's most beloved classical music, performed by its most admired masters. Chamber Music International's 28th Season presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music. Performances are at the Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. and at St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church, 1220 W. Belt Line Rd. in Richardson. Information: www.chambermusicinternational.org.
- Dallas City Performance Hall: Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Pearl/Arts District Station
- St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church: Via DART Rail Red Line to Spring Valley Station, then Bus Route 400 to Belt Line @ Mimosa
Oct. Through June DSO Pops Series fuses classical and pop, old and new. Celebrate the best of American music and song with the Dallas Symphony. Featuring the music and stars of pop, Vegas, Hollywood and Broadway, and with the orchestra playing every concert, DSO Pops presents engaging entertainment and performances unmatched for quality and excitement. Coming soon:
|Mar. 14-15||Music of John Denver
His songs could reach to the highest mountain tops and touch the depths of the heart. Be there for Music of John Denver with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In this wonderful in-concert re-creation, vocalist Jim Curry personifies John Denver at his finest.
Through April The Plano Symphony Orchestra brings classical music favorites and crowd-pleasing performers to the Hill Performance Hall at the Eisemann Center. The Plano Symphony is led by Maestro Hector Guzman who has guest conducted other symphonies throughout Mexico, Europe, Japan, and other cities in the U.S. Coming up:
|Mar. 15||Hector and Family with the Young Artists
Hector Guzman has been Music Director and Conductor of the Plano Symphony Orchestra for all of the Orchestra's nearly 31-year history. How fitting to celebrate this relationship with a performance featuring members of Hector's musical family, including his brother on drums and three nieces on vocals. Enjoy classical, jazz, Latin and popular music with Hector and Family. Then be prepared to once again be amazed by the fantastic winners of the annual Collin County Young Artist Competition in their concerto winning performances.
Oct. to May Dallas Symphony Orchestra Classical Series presents colorful and exciting music you can't hear anywhere else, from familiar show stoppers to sensational showpieces.
|Mar. 20-22||Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2|
|He was plagued by self-doubt. Had abandoned his music. But when inspired to compose again, Sergei Rachmaninoff wrote the music that would make him immortal. 23-year old piano sensation Anna Fedorova performs Rachmaninoff's ravishing Second Piano Concerto. And Jaap van Zweden leads Aaron Copland's stirring Third Symphony.|
Mar. 21, 23, 26, 29, Apr. 6 Before Hitchcock filmed Vertigo, Korngold created Die tote Stadt. The Dallas Opera performs this tale of one man's dark obsession with the woman he loved and lost. Featuring state-of-the-art projections and composed by a prodigy who evolved into one of the great masters of music for the Golden Age of Cinema (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Deception, The Sea Hawk), Die tote Stadt features an extraordinary cast that includes Jay Hunter Morris in the role of Paul; Ann Petersen in her American debut as Marietta; and Morgan Smith, the poignant voice of reason in TDO's world premiere production of Moby-Dick, as Fritz. Paul's fierce grip on the memory of his dead wife will be challenged by the equally determined Marietta. Can he let go of his fantasy in order to live again? Performances are at the Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. Information: attpac.org.