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House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
Nov. 15 The Front Bottoms
Nov. 16 Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
Nov. 18 David Ramirez
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.

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:
  Nov. 15 The Blondettes
  Nov. 16 Wild Child
  Nov. 17 An Evening with Israel Nash & Matthew McNeal
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.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:
  Nov. 16 Deer Tick
  Nov. 17 Vandoliers
  Nov. 18 The Steeldrivers
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.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:
Nov. 16 Tori Amos: Native Invader Tour
Dec. 2 Dream Theater
Dec. 7 Jewel's Handmade Holiday Tour
Dec. 28 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.com.
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:
Nov. 16 John Fullbright
Nov. 18 Captain Howdy & The Space Goats
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St.
Information: poordavidspub.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:
  Nov. 17 Ani DiFranco
  Nov. 18 Milligan Vaughan Project + Jackie
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

Nov. 17-18 Oaktopia 2017 is an indoor music festival featuring Boombox, Mystery Skulls, 21 Savage, Phantogram, Medicine Man Revival and many more. The festival takes place over two nights at three Deep Ellum venues The Bomb Factory (2713 Canton St.), Trees (2709 Elm St.), and Canton Hall (2727 Canton St.) all of them walkable from Deep Ellum Station. Since its inception in Denton, Oaktopia has reliably showcased a diverse mix of music and art. Information: www.oaktopia.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:
Nov. 17 Niall Horan
Nov. 19 The Used
Nov. 21 Lil Pump
Nov. 22 Tyler, The Creator
Information: gilleysdallas.com

Nov. 19 Curtain Call is a concert by the Plano Community Band promising music "from the stage, screen and everything between." The band is made up of approximately 70 musicians from all walks of life who share a passion for music, and the program should be entertaining for cinephiles and music fans alike. Enjoy the free concert in the Hill Performance Hall at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson. It's directly adjacent to Galatyn Park Station. Information: www.planoband.com.

Nov. 21 Gobsmacked! features the reigning world-champion beatboxer, Ball-Zee, and an international cast of world-class vocalists. The performance at the Majestic Theatre weaves stories that highlight all forms of a cappella ranging from street-corner harmonies to multi-track live looping. It's a show for the whole family that takes the audience on a journey through music. The Majestic is at 925 Elm St. Information: www.attpac.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:
Nov. 21 GOBSMACKED! The Amazing A Cappella And Beatboxing Show featuring World-Champion Beatboxer Ball-Zee
Nov. 25 70s Soul Jam featuring The Whispers, Delfonics, and Chi-Lites
The Majestic Theater is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
Nov. 28 Jingle Ball presented by Captial One
Dec. 1 Dead & Company
Dec. 8 Lady Gaga
Dec. 22 (2 shows) Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

Dec. 1 Dead & Company are coming to American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave. The celebrated group features original Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir alongside singer/guitarist John Mayer, Allman Brothers' bassist Oteil Burbridge and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. Continuing in the tradition of the Grateful Dead, the group draws from the Dead's vast catalog of songs and is taking the iconic music catalogue to new heights. Information: www.americanairlinescenter.com.

Dec. 2 The Richardson Symphony Orchestra welcomes the thrilling Turtle Creek Chorale to the Eisemann Center for an evening of Holiday Classics. The Turtle Creek Chorale is a dynamic men's chorus that combines artistic excellence with energy, style, and fun. The RSO holiday concert is an essential holiday tradition. The program is sure to warm your heart and leave you in the holiday spirit. The Eisemann Center is located at 2351 Performance Drive. Information: www.richardsonsymphony.org.

Dec. 21-24 The Vocal Majority will perform its acclaimed holiday program in two acts. Act 1 is a yuletide version of "West Side Story," in which the Elves and the Penguins duel it out in a Christmas sing-off. Act 2 features treasured and sacred Christmas songs. The Eisemann Center is the venue for this rousing performance and is located next to Galatyn Park Station. Information: www.vocalmajority.com.

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