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The editorial team shares some of the most noteworthy events in Dallas over the next few weeks. Check them out below and let us know if there are any you feel we should add to the list.

 

The Lighthouse and the Whaler

The Lighthouse and the Whaler is a band from Cleveland, Ohio. Since its formation the band has moved from a folk trio to a rock quartet.

When
May 13, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Cambridge Room at House Of Blues
Dallas, TX

 

Kenny Chesney

Kenneth Arnold Chesney is an American country music singer, songwriter and record producer. He has recorded 20 albums, 14 of which have been certified Gold or higher by the RIAA.

Old Dominion

Old Dominion is an American five-member country music band formed in Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Geoff Sprung, and Brad Tursi.

When
May 16, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Austin360 Amphitheater
Austin, TX

 

Natalia Lafourcade

María Natalia Lafourcade Silva is a Mexican pop-rock singer and songwriter who since her debut in 2003 has been one of the most successful singers in the pop rock scene in Latin America. Her band’s name is Natalia y La Forquetina.

When
May 16, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Zaytoven

Xavier Lamar Dotson, professionally known as Zaytoven, is a German-born American record producer, DJ, and pianist from Atlanta, Georgia.

When
May 16, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Cambridge Room at House Of Blues
Dallas, TX

 

Khalid

Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter. He is signed to Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records.

PrettyMuch

PrettyMuch, stylized as PRETTYMUCH, is an American-Canadian pop boy band based in Los Angeles, California. The group consists of Austin Porter, Nick Mara, Edwin Honoret, Brandon Arreaga and Zion Kuwonu and was formed by Simon Cowell in 2016.

When
May 16, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Allen Event Center
Allen, TX

 

X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors is an American rock band from Ithaca, New York. Its members currently include lead vocalist Sam Harris, keyboardist Casey Harris, and drummer Adam Levin. Their most notable songs include “Jungle”, “Renegades”, and “Unsteady”.

When
May 17, Thursday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Paul Cannon

When
May 17, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Cambridge Room at House Of Blues
Dallas, TX

 

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE).

SZA

Solána Imani Rowe, known professionally by SZA, is an American R&B singer-songwriter. SZA was born in Saint Louis, Missouri, later relocating to Maplewood, New Jersey.

ScHoolboy Q

Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q, is an American hip hop recording artist from South Central Los Angeles, California.

Jay Rock

Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr., better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor from Watts, California.

Ab-Soul

Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, better known by his stage name Ab-Soul, is an American hip hop recording artist from Carson, California.

When
May 17, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Dos Equis Pavilion
Dallas, TX

 

Josh Wolf

Josh Wolf is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He has written for a number of sitcoms, including All of Us and Cuts. He is best known for his regular appearances on the round table of E!’s late night talk show Chelsea Lately.

When
May 17, Thursday @ 08:00 PM
May 18, Friday @ 07:30 PM & 09:45 PM
May 19, Saturday @ 07:00 PM & 09:30 PM 

Where
Addison Improv
Addison, TX

 

Khalid

Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter. He is signed to Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records.

PrettyMuch

PrettyMuch, stylized as PRETTYMUCH, is an American-Canadian pop boy band based in Los Angeles, California. The group consists of Austin Porter, Nick Mara, Edwin Honoret, Brandon Arreaga and Zion Kuwonu and was formed by Simon Cowell in 2016.

When
May 17, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
Cedar Park, TX

 

Company of Thieves

Company of Thieves is an American indie rock group from Chicago, Illinois, United States. The band was founded by Genevieve Schatz and Marc Walloch. Their first album, Ordinary Riches, was released independently on May 29, 2007.

When
May 18, Friday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
The Cambridge Room at House Of Blues
Dallas, TX

 

Tech N9ne

Aaron Dontez Yates, better known as Tech N9ne, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. In 1999, he and business partner Travis O’Guin founded the record label Strange Music.

Krizz Kaliko

Samuel William Christopher Watson IV better known by his stage name Krizz Kaliko, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

When
May 18, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE).

SZA

Solána Imani Rowe, known professionally by SZA, is an American R&B singer-songwriter. SZA was born in Saint Louis, Missouri, later relocating to Maplewood, New Jersey.

ScHoolboy Q

Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q, is an American hip hop recording artist from South Central Los Angeles, California.

Jay Rock

Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr., better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor from Watts, California.

Ab-Soul

Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, better known by his stage name Ab-Soul, is an American hip hop recording artist from Carson, California.

When
May 18, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Austin360 Amphitheater
Austin, TX

 

Brian McKnight

Brian McKnight is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet.

Johnny Gill

Johnny Gill Jr., also known as J.G., J. Skillz and Johnny G, is an American singer-songwriter and actor.

Eric Benét

Eric Benét Jordan, known professionally as Eric Benét, is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter and actor, who has received a total of four Grammy nominations to date for his musical work.

When
May 18, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Music Hall At Fair Park
Dallas, TX

 

Air Supply

Air Supply are an Australian soft rock duo, consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock.

When
May 18, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort
777 Casino Avenue,  Thackerville,  OK  73459

 

Claude VonStroke

Barclay Macbride Crenshaw, who is known by the stage name Claude VonStroke, is an American house and techno producer based in Los Angeles. He owns Dirtybird Records based in San Francisco.

Justin Martin

Justin Martin is an American DJ and producer, based in San Francisco.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 12:00 PM 

Where
Circuit of The Americas
Austin, TX

 

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band, also known by the initialism DMB, is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 03:00 PM 

Where
Dos Equis Pavilion
Dallas, TX

 

Barbershop

Barbershop vocal harmony, as codified during the barbershop revival era, is a style of a cappella close harmony, or unaccompanied vocal music, characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 03:00 PM 

Where
Laurie Auditorium
715 Stadium Drive,  San Antonio,  TX

 

Kenny Chesney

Kenneth Arnold Chesney is an American country music singer, songwriter and record producer. He has recorded 20 albums, 14 of which have been certified Gold or higher by the RIAA.

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr., is an American country music singer and songwriter. His father is the singer Rhett Akins. Rhett has released three studio albums for Big Machine Records’ Valory Music imprint: It Goes Like This, Tangled Up, and Life Changes.

Old Dominion

Old Dominion is an American five-member country music band formed in Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Geoff Sprung, and Brad Tursi.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 05:00 PM 

Where
AT&T Stadium
Arlington, TX

 

Go Ask Alice

Go Ask Alice is a 1971 fiction book about a teenage girl who develops a drug habit at age 15 and runs away from home on a journey of self-destructive escapism.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Brian Culbertson

Brian Culbertson is an American contemporary jazz/R&B/funk musician, instrumentalist, producer and performer from Decatur, Illinois, United States.

Avery Sunshine

Denise Nicole White, known professionally as AverySunshine sometimes stylized as Avery*Sunshine, is an American singer, songwriter and pianist.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Music Hall At Fair Park
Dallas, TX

 

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band, also known by the initialism DMB, is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Dos Equis Pavilion
Dallas, TX

 

Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel Jesus Iglesias, known comically as Fluffy, is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer and voice actor. He is known for his shows I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Choctaw Grand Theater
Durant, OK

 

Travis Tritt

James Travis Tritt is an American country music singer, songwriter, and actor. He signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1989, releasing seven studio albums and a greatest hits package for the label between then and 1999.

Charlie Daniels

Charles Edward Daniels is an American multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, and singer, known for his contributions to country, bluegrass, and Southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for his number-one country hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”.

When
May 19, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort
777 Casino Avenue,  Thackerville,  OK  73459

 

Frenship

Frenship is an American electropop duo, consisting of James Sunderland and Brett Hite. They are best known for their 2016 single, “Capsize”.

When
May 20, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Cambridge Room at House Of Blues
Dallas, TX

 

Amber Mark

When
May 21, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Cambridge Room at House Of Blues
Dallas, TX

 

Kat Edmonson

Kat Edmonson is an American singer and songwriter who calls her music vintage pop.

When
May 21, Monday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Charline McCombs Empire Theatre
San Antonio, TX

 

Tom Jones

Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE, also known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.

When
May 21, Monday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Irving, TX

 

Pouya

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Tash Sultana

Natasha “Tash” Sultana is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, described as a “one-woman band”.

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band, also known by the initialism DMB, is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991.

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Austin360 Amphitheater
Austin, TX

 

Tash Sultana

Natasha “Tash” Sultana is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, described as a “one-woman band”.

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
South Side Ballroom
Dallas, TX

 

Smokepurpp

Omar Pineiro, known professionally as Smokepurpp, is an American rapper from Miami, Florida. Pineiro found success on the audio distribution platform SoundCloud in 2017 after his song “ski mask” went viral.

Larry June

Larry June is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is known for his EPs Larry and Orange Season and has toured with musicians such as Cousin Stizz and Post Malone.

When
May 23, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Belanova

Belanova is a Mexican pop Grammy award-winning band that formed in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, in 2000. The group consists of Denisse Guerrero, Edgar Huerta and Ricardo “Richie” Arreola.

Mœnia

Mœnia is a Mexican electronica/synthpop/ambient group. Popular within the Latin club scene while simultaneously pioneering a darker, more experimental, more poetic side of Spanish-language electronica, Mœnia has had three top-20 hits.

When
May 24, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Jake Paul

Jake Joseph Paul is an American actor and YouTube personality who rose to significant fame on the now-defunct video application Vine. Paul first came into prominence for playing the role of Dirk on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark.

When
May 24, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Irving, TX

 

Aries Spears

Aries Spears is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and voice artist from New York City.

When
May 24, Thursday @ 08:00 PM
May 25, Friday @ 07:30 PM & 09:45 PM
May 26, Saturday @ 07:00 PM, 09:30 PM & 11:45 PM
May 27, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Addison Improv
Addison, TX

 

Ivy Queen

Martha Ivelisse Pesante Rodríguez, known as Ivy Queen, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actress and record producer.

Jerry Rivera

Jerry Rivera is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-nominated Puerto Rican salsa singer and songwriter.

When
May 25, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen in 1972.

The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California. The group has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. It has been active for five decades, with its greatest success in the 1970s.

When
May 25, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Irving, TX

 

Rick Ross

William Leonard Roberts II, known professionally by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Music Hall At Fair Park
Dallas, TX

 

Rodney Carrington

Rodney Scott Carrington is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and country music artist. He has released six major-label studio albums and a greatest-hits package, on Mercury Records and Capitol Records.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort
777 Casino Avenue,  Thackerville,  OK  73459

 

Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri is an icon in Latin America, often referred to as El Sol de México.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
American Airlines Center
Dallas, TX

 

Banda MS

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, also known as Banda MS, is a Mexican Banda from Mazatlán, Sinaloa that was founded in 2003. The MS stands for Mazatlán, Sinaloa.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:45 PM 

Where
Freeman Coliseum
San Antonio, TX

 

A Perfect Circle

A Perfect Circle is an American rock supergroup formed in 1999 by guitarist Billy Howerdel and Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan.

Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots are an American rock band from San Diego, California, that originally consisted of Scott Weiland, brothers Robert DeLeo and Dean DeLeo, and Eric Kretz.

Theory of a Deadman

Theory of a Deadman is a Canadian rock band from Delta, British Columbia. Formed in 2001, the band is currently signed to Roadrunner Records as well as 604 Records.

Nothing More

Nothing More is an American rock band from San Antonio, Texas, United States. Formed in 2003, the band spent much of the 2000s recording independent albums and struggling to maintain a steady lineup or attract record label interest.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 02:30 PM 

Where
Dos Equis Pavilion
Dallas, TX

 

Kirk Franklin

Kirk Dewayne Franklin is an American gospel musician, choir director, and author.

Tye Tribbett

Tyrone “Tye” Tribbett is an American gospel music singer, songwriter, keyboardist, choir director and founder of the Grammy-nominated and Stellar Award-winning gospel group Tye Tribbett & G.A.

Marvin Sapp

Bishop Marvin Louis Sapp is an American Gospel music singer-songwriter who recorded with the group Commissioned during the 1990s before beginning a record-breaking solo career.

Tamela Mann

Tamela Jean Mann is an American gospel singer, and actress. Mann began her career as a singer with the gospel group Kirk Franklin and the Family.

Erica Campbell

Erica Monique Campbell is an American Grammy winner urban contemporary gospel, Christian R&B and contemporary R&B recording artist, musician and radio host.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 05:30 PM 

Where
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Irving, TX

 

Hank Williams Jr.

Randall Hank Williams, known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., is an American singer-songwriter and musician. His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and traditional country.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Choctaw Grand Theater
Durant, OK

 

Rodney Carrington

Rodney Scott Carrington is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and country music artist. He has released six major-label studio albums and a greatest-hits package, on Mercury Records and Capitol Records.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort
777 Casino Avenue,  Thackerville,  OK  73459

 

The Dan Band

The Dan Band is a comedy band created by actor/comedian Dan Finnerty.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

The Marshall Tucker Band

The Marshall Tucker Band is an American rock band from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Noted for incorporating blues, country and jazz into its eclectic sound, The Marshall Tucker Band helped establish the Southern rock genre in the early 1970s.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Choctaw Casino Resort – Grant Event Center
Grant, OK

 

Lil Durk

Durk Banks, better known by his stage name Lil Durk, is an American hip hop recording artist and singer-songwriter. He is the leader of his own collective, Only the Family.

G Herbo

Herbert Wright III, better known by his stage name G Herbo is an American rapper and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois.

When
May 27, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Justin Timberlake

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.

The Shadowboxers

The Shadowboxers are an American pop band formed in Atlanta, Georgia. The founding members —Adam Hoffman, Matt Lipkins and Scott Tyler —met at Emory University in 2008.

When
May 27, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
American Airlines Center
Dallas, TX

 

Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen in 1972.

The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California. The group has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. It has been active for five decades, with its greatest success in the 1970s.

When
May 27, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Austin360 Amphitheater
Austin, TX

 

Chon

Chon is an American math rock band from Oceanside, California. Their music is largely instrumental with only a few songs containing vocal performances. The band consists of Mario Camarena, Erick Hansel, Esiah Camarena and Nathan Camarena.

Polyphia

Polyphia is an American instrumental progressive metal band based in Dallas, Texas, formed in 2010.

This Town Needs Guns

TTNG / This Town Needs Guns are a British rock band from Oxford. They were formed in 2004, and are currently signed to the American label Sargent House Records.

Tricot

Tricot is a math rock band from Kyoto, Japan. Known for their intricate rhythms and visual identity, they have released four EPs and three full-length albums.

When
May 29, Tuesday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Smallpools

Smallpools is a US-based indie pop band that formed in 2013. The band consists of Sean Scanlon, Mike Kamerman, and Beau Kuther.

Great Good Fine Ok

Great Good Fine OK is an American synthpop duo, based in New York City, United States. The band was founded by Jon Sandler and Luke Moellman. Both grew up in Upstate New York.

When
May 30, Wednesday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
The Cambridge Room at House Of Blues
Dallas, TX

 

Famous Dex

When
May 30, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Big Head Todd and the Monsters are a rock band formed in 1984 in Colorado. The band has released a number of albums since 1989 with their 1993 album Sister Sweetly going platinum in the United States.

When
May 31, Thursday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

Gary Owen

Gary Owen is an American actor and stand-up comedian. After being named “Funniest Serviceman In America,” his big break came in 1997 on Black Entertainment Television’s stand-up showcase Comic View.

When
May 31, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Addison Improv
Addison, TX

1 Comment

  1. Marisela Martin

    February 2, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    The Warren Center’s annual Art of Music Gala, which will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10 at the South Side Ballroom.

    The evening is a festive night packed with musical performances, stunning visuals, food and drink, and topped with headliner, rhythm and blues superstar Vivian Green.

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