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American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
May 21 Ariana Grande
June 19 Hugh Jackman
June 24 Jennifer Lopez
July 14 Khalid
July 22 Shawn Mendes
July 23 Queen + Adam Lambert
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

House of Blues House of Blues showcases an eclectic mix of live music and shows. Coming soon:
May 21 Kari Faux
May 23 Arizona
May 24 Brytiago & Darell
May 31 Jamey Johnson
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:
  May 22 The Drums
  May 25 40 Oz to Freedom (Sublime tribute)
  May 29 Pokey LaFarge
  May 30 The Lemonheads
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

Texas Lottery Live is a series featuring local, regional and national talent filling the air with a variety of music.

  • May 23 Marc Broussard
  • May 30 Joe Diffie
The open-air plaza near the Toyota Music Factory is located at 340 W. Las Colinas Blvd. in Irving. Information: toyotamusicfactory.com.

CityLine Live is a music series taking place every Friday and Saturday from 6-9 p.m. through May. Guests can listen to live music from local artists from a State Street restaurant patio, or bring a lawn chair and enjoy the festivities and food in the plaza.

  • May 24 Ole G
  • May 25 Kirk Holloway
  • May 31 John Tipton
CityLine is located at 1251 State St. in Richardson. Information: citylinedfw.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:
May 24 The Lone Star Elvis Fest
May 26 Rezz
Information: gilleysdallas.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:
May 24 Cade Foehner
May 25 Bruce Smith
May 31 Lee Mays
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 S. Lamar St. Information: poordavidspub.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:
  May 24 Matthew Logan Vasquez
  May 25 Motorcade + The Deathray Davies
The Kessler Theater is located at 1230 W. Davis St. Information: thekessler.org.
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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:
  May 24 Alejandra Guzman
  May 25 Welcome to the Dungeon (Tamar Braxton, Trina)
The Bomb Factory is at 2713 Canton St. in Dallas' historically music-rich Deep Ellum. Information: www.thebombfactory.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:
May 25 Blackbear
May 26 Exodus Music & Arts Festival
May 30 Wisin & Yandel
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.com.
Dallas Zoo Safari Nights features some of North Texas' best original songwriters and jam-worthy tribute bands delivering the perfect blend of nature and live music on the shady Cat Green.

  • May 25 Memphis Soul
  • June 1 Soul Sacrifice
  • June 8 Me & My Monkey
The live music and additional activities are included with general zoo admission, allowing guests to enjoy the zoo during the day, and stay for the entertainment at night. The Dallas Zoo is located at 650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway. Information: www.dallaszoo.com.
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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:
May 26 BFD 2019
June 8 Jimmy Buffett
June 14 Florida Georgia Line
June 15 Hootie & The Blowfish
Dos Equis Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: livenation.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:
  May 26 Jackopierce
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.
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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:
May 31 Jessie James Decker
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.

May 31-June 8 The Second Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival takes place at Caruth Auditorium on the SMU campus, with the final round concert happening at the Meyerson Symphony Center. The final round on June 8 will feature three pianists, each performing one complete concerto with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ruth Reinhardt. Caruth Auditorium is in the Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop. The Meyerson is located at 2301 Flora St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.cliburn.org.

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:

  • June 3: Music in Motion
  • June 17: Kids Night Out
  • Wednesday, July 3: Patriotic Pops
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:
June 6 Tommy Alverson & Ed Burleson
The venue is right across Haggard Park from the DART Rail Station.
Information: www.plano.gov.
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June 14-16 Star Trek and Beyond is an evening of the greatest science fiction movie scores ever written - Star Trek, 2001: A Space Odyssey, E.T The Extra-Terrestrial, and Star Wars. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction Jeff Tyzik. The concert takes place at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information: www.mydso.com.

June 21 Erykah Badu performs with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in a special one-night-only concert. The native Dallasite is a major talent in the world of R&B, hip-hop and jazz, and one of the originators of neo-soul. Her legendary gift for performing should be on brilliant display during this unique performance with her hometown orchestra at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.mydso.com.

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