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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 20 Cameron Ray
  May 21 Aaron Burton
  May 22 CBDB
  May 26 Super Kilo
The Rustic is located at 3656 Howell St. Information: therustic.com.
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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:

  • May 20, 22 Prokofiev Concerto No. 1
  • May 27-29 Mussorgsky's Pictures
Performances are at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information: www.dallassymphony.org.

Fridays through September Band Together on the Square Concert Series. Downtown Garland has a diverse musical experience that will go great with your carefree summer vibe. Join in every Friday evening from May through September for one of the best concert series of the summer. The series starts at 7 p.m. on May 6 at 506 Art, 506 Main St. The concerts move to the new Garland Music Hall, 532 Main St. in June. Coming up:

  • May 20 Blueside
  • May 27 Kelsi Kee
Be sure to explore Downtown Garland's fabulous array of eateries and shops before and after the show. Information: www.visitgarlandtx.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:
May 20 GROOVL1N
May 20 Said the Sky
May 21 BROODS
Information: gilleysdallas.com

Fridays and Saturdays through May 28 CityLine Live returns with live music in the outdoor plaza this spring. Enjoy live music each Friday and Saturday in April and May 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. Coming up:

  • May 20 Carly Carroll (Singer-Songwriter)
  • May 21 BJ Stricker (Pop Rock)
Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome. Note: in the event of inclement weather, live music will be moved inside a CityLine Restaurant. Information: citylinedfw.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 20 Strictly Tablue featuring Joseph Vincelli
May 27 Mike Freiley & Lava Bomb
May 30 Poor David's Open Mic Live Onstage
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:
  May 20 Crüeligans, Blizzard of Ozz
  May 21 Troublemakers
  May 23 Helado Negro
  Check the website for acoustic tunes on the outdoor patio stage
The Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville Ave. Information: www.granadatheater.com.

May 21 The Black Academy of Arts and Letters presents Six Brothers on Sax saluting veterans on Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. at Bruton Theater, 1309 Canton St. Spend a jazzy evening with Keith Anderson, Mark Allen Felton, Jason Davis, Joseph Vincelli, Tom Braxton and Art Sherrod, Jr. in a special salute to American veterans. If you wanna rock and groove with six top jazz saxophonists, this is it! Stand up, salute, and bring a veteran to rock with you. Information: www.facebook.com/TBAALDallas.

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 21 Summer Walker The Summer Walker Series
May 22 Rex Orange County
May 23 Jack White - The Supply Chain Issues Tour
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information: www.thepaviliontmf.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 21 Carrie Rodriguez and Gaby Moreno
  May 24 Kathleen Edwards and John Paul White
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 up:

  • May 21: Aly & AJ - A Touch of the Beat Tour
  • May 22: Raveena - Asha's Awakening Tour
  • May 24: Restless Road - Bar Friends Tour
  • May 25: 070 Shake: You Can't Kill Me Tour
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.

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 22 Carla Morrison
June 1 Andy Grammer
June 14 Joe Jackson
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: majestic.dallasculture.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:

  • May 23 Critically acclaimed jazz quartet Yellowjackets have been a creative force in the jazz world since 1981. Receiving 17 Grammy nominations with 2 wins across their 41-year history, their sound has been described as having a stronger edge, with driving rhythms and virtuoso playing that sets them apart from their peers and takes the listener across a journey of decades and styles.
Performances are at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Information: www.dallassymphony.org.

American Airlines Center hosts a busy calendar of big-time arena concerts in styles to suit every taste. Coming up:
  • May 23: New Kids On The Block
  • June 11: Machine Gun Kelly
Catch the music at the AAC in the heart of Victory Park, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: 214-373-8000 or americanairlinescenter.com.

May 25 Calling all Incondicionales! The week-long celebration of Mexico's match in Dallas begins on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. when Mextour Live returns to Dallas and takes place in the AT&T Discovery District, 308 S. Akard St. The fan fest will be headlined by Intocable and will feature appearances by the Mexican National Team. Information: www.mextour.org.

May 26 Garland's Sounds of Summer Concert Series returns every other Thursday, beginning May 12 through July 21, for a Summer like never before! Along with presenting partner Veritex Bank and artist sponsor Jimmy Wallace Guitars, the city is proud to feature touring on-the-rise artists and lively entertainers who are sure to blow you away with talent and get you dancing in Audubon Park, 342 W. Oates Rd. and Winters Park, 1330 Spring Creek Dr. Coming up:

  • May 26 Christone "Kingfish" Ingram (Audubon Park)
  • June 9 Ally Venable (Audubon Park)
They include a Grammy-nominated blues artist, a popular Dallas band, and the next big thing in Texas music, among many more exciting acts to light up the stage. Bring the whole family to grab a bite from on-site food vendors and let the kids challenge each other in the activity area. Information: www.visitgarlandtx.com.

The popular weekly PNC Patio Sessions concert series is returning to Sammons Park this spring at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Every Thursday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., guests can come out to enjoy the best happy hour has to offer - live music, beautiful scenery, fun games, putt-putt golf, and of course beverages. Coming up:

  • May 26 - Ryan Berg
  • June 2 - The Shepherds
The free concerts featuring local artists are held on the patio outside the Center Café. Sammons Park is located at 2403 Flora St. Information: www.attpac.org.


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 28 Cody Jinks
May 29 Kegl's Bfd Featuring Papa Roach
Dos Equis Pavilion is at 1818 First Ave. Information: livenation.com.


Enjoy a free concert outside under the stars in the heart of Downtown Plano Arts District at Downtown Sessions on Saturdays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at McCall Plaza, 998 E. 15th St. Coming up:

  • Saturday, May 28 The Texas Bluesmen
  • Saturday, June 11 KellyMarie
  • Saturday, August 13 The Capitol
Information: www.facebook.com/PlanoArts.

June 10 GO NOW! Performs the Music of The Moody Blues is an opportunity for fans to experience this timeless music live, in a tribute to... The Greatest Classic Rock Band of a Generation and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famers - THE MOODY BLUES. Gordy Marshall toured and recorded with The Moody Blues for twenty-five years. Together with Mick Wilson (lead singer of 10CC for twenty years), they present a super-group of world class musicians, singers and songwriters and meticulously recreate the elegance of a Moody Blues concert. In this show, all the classic hits are celebrated, including "Nights in White Satin," "Go Now," "Tuesday Afternoon," "Legend of a Mind," plus "Forever Autumn" and a show-stealing rendition of "Eve of the War" from Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds. See them live in the Hill Performance Hall in the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.
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Through Sept. 10 Denton Drive Live concert series takes place monthly on the second Saturday from April to September at The Grove at Mustang Station in Farmers Branch. Come see some of Texas' premier bands perform the best in classic rock, country, salsa, Texas blues, pop, disco, and funk! With two bands featured nightly, this family friendly event offers the perfect night out to catch live music in a festival setting. There are also fun activities for the entire family plus food and drink available for purchase.

  • June 11 The Elton Johns, Rock and Roll Over
  • July 9 Texas Bluesmen, Texas Flood
  • Aug. 13 Windy City, Fleetwood X
  • Sept. 10 Lara Latin, Los Texmaniacs
The Grove at Mustang Station is located at 12700 Denton Drive, Farmers Branch. Learn more at dentondrivelive.com.

June 11 Music Director Eugene Migliaro Corporon and the Lone Star Wind Orchestra embrace the Force to honor legendary film composer John Williams. In a program titled Legacy of John Williams, the LSWO melds screen and stage, showing movie trailers and performing selections from some of the greatest film scores. This includes Star Wars, E.T., Indiana Jones, and more. Clarinetist Kimberly Luevano Cole joins the wind orchestra for "Viktor's Tale" from The Terminal. The performance is in the Hill Performance Hall in the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.
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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. The Bomb Factory is at 2713 Canton St. in Dallas' historically music-rich Deep Ellum. Information: www.thebombfactory.com.

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