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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:
  July 18 Slaid Cleaves
  July 19 Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears
  July 20 David Garza
  July 22 Tyler Ramsey and Carl Broemel
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.
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House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
July 18 Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen
July 20 Boney James
July 23 Nipsey Hussle
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 located just west of the Cedars Station. Coming up:
July 18 Afton Live Showcase
July 19 Peter Collins & Samoht
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:
  July 19 King George (George Strait tribute)
  July 20 Who's Best (Who tribute)
  July 21 Built to Spill
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

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:
July 19 Caravana Del Amor: Leo Dan, King Clave & Nestor Danie
July 20 Yes
July 26 Third Eye Blind + Jimmy Eat World
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.com.
Mockingbird Music Festival features choice acts from Dallas-Fort Worth's music scene. Performances are presented by Mockingbird Station every Friday from 4-7 p.m. in June and July. There's plenty of food at the family-friendly events, too - including free cotton candy. This year's lineup includes:

  • July 19: Ryan Berg
  • July 26: Jordan Caine & Friends
Mockingbird Station is located at 5307 E. Mockingbird Lane in Dallas. The performances take place on the terrace outside the Angelika Film Center. Information: www.facebook.com/MockingbirdStation.
Dos Equis Pavilion hosts a diverse group of bands playing pop, rock, metal or country at the outdoor concert venue at Fair Park. Coming up:
July 20 Chris Young
July 21 KoRn & Alice in Chains
July 27 Beck and Cage the Elephant
Aug. 2 blink-182 & Lil Wayne
Aug. 3 Wiz Khalifa: The Decent Exposure Tour
Dos Equis Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: livenation.com.

July 21, 28 Basically Beethoven Festival is an amazing concert series put on by the Fine Arts Chamber Players. The free chamber music series happens Sunday afternoons through July. Each concert features a Rising Star Recital at 2:30 p.m. highlighting gifted local musicians. The feature performances start at 3 p.m. You'll be treated to a diverse range of music at the Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.fineartschamberplayer.org.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
July 22 Shawn Mendes
July 23 Queen + Adam Lambert
Aug. 25 Pepe Aguilar
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.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:
  July 24 Rufus Du Soul
  July 26 Slightly Stoopid
The Bomb Factory is at 2713 Canton St. in Dallas' historically music-rich Deep Ellum. Information: www.thebombfactory.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:
  July 26 Liza Anne
  Aug. 15 The Infamous Stringdusters
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.
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Mondays in the Park is a free concert series presented by the Plano Community Band. The 70-strong band has themes for each concert, including:

  • July 29: A Night at the Jazz Club
The free concerts begin at 7 p.m. in Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th St. in Plano - that's right next to the DART Rail station. Information: planoband.com.

Courtyard Texas Music Series brings top names from Texas music to Plano, featuring both well-known artists and emerging talent. Performances take place at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave., on the first Thursday of each month. Coming up:
Aug. 1 Max & Heather Stalling
The venue is right across Haggard Park from the DART Rail Station.
Information: www.plano.gov.
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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. Information: gilleysdallas.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. The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

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