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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:
Oct. 22 Jonas Brothers: The Remember This Tour
Oct. 30 Knotfest Roadshow: Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Fever 333, Code Orange
Dos Equis Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: livenation.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:
  Oct. 22 KXT 91.7 presents: Hamilton Leithauser and Kevin Morby with special guest Jess Williamson
  Oct. 23 Sean McConnell with special guest Taylor McCall
  Oct. 24 Lilly Hiatt & Lydia Loveless
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.
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Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. and Oct. Live music returns to the outdoor plaza this fall with CityLine Live. Each Friday and Saturday in September and October, enjoy music in the plaza from 6 to 9 p.m. Listen from one of the restaurant patios on State Street, or pick up dinner and drinks to-go and enjoy the live music from the plaza. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome and encouraged. Coming up:

  • Friday, October 22: Jade Nickol (Singer-songwriter)
  • Saturday, October 23: BJ Stricker (Pop rock, soul)
In the event of inclement weather, live music will be moved inside a CityLine restaurant. Information: citylinedfw.com.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming up:

  • Oct. 22: $Not World Tour
  • Oct. 22: Mt. Joy Fall Tour 2021
  • Oct. 23: Stephen Lynch: The Time Machine Tour
  • Oct. 24: Riz La Vie
  • Oct. 24: Mon Laferte - US Tour 2021
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.

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:
  Oct. 22 Gus Dapperton
  Oct. 23 Soccer Mommy
  Oct. 24 Ruston Kelly - Shape & Destroy Tour
  Check the website for acoustic tunes on the outdoor patio stage
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

Oct. 22, 24, 30 The Dallas Opera Presents Opera's Greatest Hits! at the Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street. You know the tunes - you'll love the stars! From "Nessun dorma" to "La mamma morta" - enjoy this cavalcade of iconic showstoppers. Famous arias and ensembles from Puccini's Turandot; Verdi's Aida, Mefistofele, Otello, and Macbeth; Mozart's Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro; Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier; Boito's Mefistofele; Handel's Agrippina; Britten's Peter Grimes; and more. Information: www.attpac.org.

Oct. 23 John Mueller's Winter Dance Party® has performed in front of over 2 million people and is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper's final tour. This is the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates. Performance includes over two hours of unbridled, high voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50's era: That'll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Oh, Boy, Rave on, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, and many, many more. See it at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.
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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:
Oct. 23 Needtobreathe with Switchfoot and The New Respects
Oct. 24 Machine Gun Kelly with JXDN and KennyHoopla
Oct. 27 $uicideboy$ present Greyday Tour with Turnstile, Slowthai, Night Lovell
Oct. 28 LANY - gg bb xx tour with special guest keshi & Alana Springsteen
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:

Oct. 23 Sue Foley
Oct. 24 KNON Presents Zac Harmon CD Release Party
Oct. 28 Brice Beaird with Milo Deering & Sammy Davenport
Oct. 29 Mark Wayne Glasmire
Oct. 30 Halloween Costum Party (Optional) featuring Jenni Mansfield Peal
   Check the website for virtual events

Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St. Information: poordavidspub.com.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
  • Oct. 24: Pepe Aguilar
  • Nov. 3: Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin
  • Nov. 9: Tame Impala
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

Gilley's Dallas The South Side Ballroom, South Side Music Hall, The Loft and The 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:
Oct. 26 A Day To Remember - The Re-Entry Tour
Oct. 29 Lovers Fest
Oct. 29 Dexta Daps Music Group
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. Upcoming musical performances include:
Oct. 27 Amy Grant
Oct. 29-31 Lyric Stage Presents: The Best of Broadway - A POPS Concert
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: majestic.dallasculture.org.

Oct. 28 DJs in the Globe: The Crystal Method & DJ Red Eye. The next installment of AT&T Discovery District's DJs in the Globe is here and especially spooky - October 28 from 6-10 p.m. you can enjoy a Halloween-themed live music event in the District plaza with the following DJs performing out of the Globe - The Crystal Method with support from Red Eye. The event is free to attend. Information: www.facebook.com/ATTDiscoveryDistrict.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, under the leadership of Music Director Fabio Luisi, presents the finest in orchestral music at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, regarded as one of the world's premier concert halls. From Beethoven to the Beatles, Sibelius to Star Wars, the DSO offers a great night out for every interest. Coming up:

  • Oct. 28-30 Mendelssohn & Elgar
  • Oct. 31 Día de los Muertos Concert
Performances are at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information: www.dallassymphony.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:
  Oct. 28 Dickey's 80th Anniversary Party benefitting The Dickey Foundation
  Oct. 30 Spooky Sailin' with The Rich Girls
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.
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Oct. 30-31 LaReunion Music Festival celebrates the North Texas music community with a 2 day outdoor music festival at Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, 1515 S Harwood Street, on Halloween weekend. Over 2 days, 3 stages, and a full roster of festival fun! Saturday's lineup includes Bob Schneider, Sir Woman, FIT, The 40 Acre Mule, Baba Yaga Orkestar, Ottoman Turks, Club Wood, Rosemont Kings and Kristy Kruger. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and music ends around 8 p.m. Sunday's Lineup includes The Suffers, Rebirth Brass Band, Revelers Hall Band, Squeezebox Bandits, Sabor Puro, Steve Austin & the Bioniq Brass Band, Bishop Ave Hot 6, Terence Bradford & Congo Square, Kristy Kruger and Thaddeus Ford. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and music ends around 7 p.m. Information: www.LaReunionFest.com.

Nov. 2 It's a new year and the Rolling Stones No Filter Tour 2021 is coming to the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park. The Dallas concert will be one of 13 stops the legendary group will make on its tour in North America. Information: www.ticketmaster.com.

Nov. 6 The Richardson Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart's Overture to Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 and Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622 and Strauss' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op. 60 in the second concert of the season. RSO principal clarinetist Kwanghoon Yi performs Mozart's Clarinet Concerto, full of radiant joy and meditative serenity. Richard Strauss' passionate masterpiece of music for the theatre closes the concert. This neoclassical nine-movement suite demonstrates a composer at the height of his powers and in a playful mood by poking merciless fun at the 'Would-be Gentleman' of the title. The performance is at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.
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Nov. 19 Garland Symphony Orchestra continues its exciting Mozart con Amore season with Howard Hilliard on Horn at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, at Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St. Included in the program are Mozart's Overture to The Impresario, Horn Concerto No. 2 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 "Eroica". Information: www.garlandsymphony.org.

21/22 Jazz at Symphony Center. The Black Academy of Arts and Letters and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra have teamed up to present the second season of Jazz at Symphony Center. This new season will bring some of the very best jazz artists from around the world to the Meyerson throughout the 2021/22 season. Coming up:

  • Dec. 21 A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas: The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra In the history of Jazz music, Count Basie is the only bandleader who has the distinction of having his orchestra still performing sold out concerts all over the world, with members personally chosen by him, for over 30 years after his passing. From your favorite hits to selections from their critically acclaimed album, A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas! this concert will definitely add a little zing to your holiday season.
Performances are at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information: www.dallassymphony.org.

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. The Bomb Factory is at 2713 Canton St. in Dallas' historically music-rich Deep Ellum. Information: www.thebombfactory.com.

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