Get Real With Bobby Sessions, Help Houston Relief Efforts At DTX4HTX Fundraisers And Report To OCP Headquarters For The 30th Anniversary Of Robocop.

This was supposed the be the week of Starfest Music Festival, but if you’ve been following our coverage of the pop-up music fest, you’ll know that it just isn’t happening this weekend.

The thing here, though, is that at least we know that the organizers haven’t given up. And we know that they are shooting for a yet-to-be-known November date at a yet-to-be-disclosed Dallas location. We know. We’re confused, too.

But you see, dear reader, there’s a lesson to be learned here and it’s a very simple one: never stop trying. Seriously. It’s applicable to most plights of daily life. And it’s commendable that Starfest’s organizers are maintaining their can-do attitude even if it means more bad press and online ridicule.

So if you’re feeling like last week just wasn’t yours, then tap into that special Starfest spirit and use it to make the most of your week at one of these dope happenings.

Tuesday (9.5)

The Living End at House of Blues (Cambridge Room)
With Drakulas and FAT BY the Gallon.

ESTEEM: A Fashion Show at Tootsies
A celebration of body positivity.

Broadway Trivia Night at Vetted Well Cedars
Time to brush up on your Broadway knowledge.

Holly Arrowsmith at The Wild Detectives
The way from New Zealand.

Good Intentions: Truth & Daring’s September Show at Checkered Past Winery
Share stories about — well, your good intentions.

Brazil at Alamo Drafthouse Richardson
It’s Kafkaesque while also being Orwellian.

Tribute Tuesdays: Bruce Springsteen at Main at South Side
Born in the U.S.A.

All Hands on DEC Hurricane Relief at DEC on Dragon
Benefiting Houston disaster relief efforts.

Wednesday (9.6)

DTX 4 HTX Grace & Grit Tapping at Craft Beer Cellar
Tap a special brew for a special cause.

DTX 4 HTX Hurricane Harvey Relief at Chelsea Corner
One night, one mission.

Norma’s Cafe for DTX4HTX
All five locations participating.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraiser at Cold Beer Company
All proceeds being donated.

DTX4HTX Harvey Fundraiser at Carrollton Chop Shop
Rev up some goodness.

DTX4HTX Fundraiser at Haute Sweets Patisserie
Sweet eats.

DTX4HTX Giving Day at Dr. Sue’s Chocolate
Open to close.

DTX4HTX Fundraiser at Shooters
Giddy up, partner.

Sending Love to South Texas DTX4HTX at Throckmorton Mining Company
Hosted by Athena O’Hara.

Sending Love to South Texas DTX4HTX at JR’s Bar and Grill
Discounted wells and domestic beers.

Sending Love to South Texas DTX4HTX at Sue Ellen’s
Happy hour open to close.

Fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey Victims at Tasty Tails Richardson
Seafood galore.

DTX4HTX at Anvil Pub
Deep Ellum favorites.

Happy Hour All Day DTX4HTX at Checkered Past Winery
Can’t beat all-day happy hour.

DTX4HTX at The Grapevine Bar
Uptown bringing the love.

DTX4HTX Fundraiser at Blackfriar Pub
Benefitting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

DTX4HTX Fundraiser at The Skellig
Benefitting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

DTX4HTX Fundraiser at Idle Rich Pub
Benefitting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

DTX4HTX Fundraiser at The Old Monk
Portion of sales going to Trusted World.

Drinking for Relief DTX4HTX at Alexandre’s
Live music at 9 p.m.

Zander Schloss at Three Links
With Scott Reynolds and Josh Fleming of Vandoliers.

Full Harvest Moon Gathering at Deep Vellum Books
Tap into the power of la luna.

Goo Goo Dolls at Starplex Pavilion
The Long Way Home Summer Tour.

Thursday (9.7)

Lydia Can’t Breathe at The Prophet Bar
Don’t worry. It’s a band name.

Cheetah Chrome’s Dead Boys 40th Anniversary at The Curtain Club
With Drawer Devils and The Lash Outs.

Trace Bundy at Kessler Theater
With Sam Swank.

Nicky Jam and Plan B at Verizon Theatre
The El Ganador Tour.

She Wants Revenge at Trees
With Supersonic Lips.

The Juke Joint Series at Three Links (Free)
With Kwinton Gray Project and Thaddeus Ford Band.

Tekken 7 Tournament at The Cidercade
With a $2,000 prize pool.

Annabelle Charileggs, Clifffs Album Release at Armoury D.E.
With Acid Carousel.

It Opening Night Circus at Alamo Drafthouse Richardson
With clown face painting stations and killer clown impersonator.

Lil Debbie at Red Jacket
Coed Thursdays.

Friday (9.8)

Sonder at Club Dada
VIP tickets available.

Sithu Aye at The Dirty 30
With Terra Collectiva, Chronologist.

Lil Keke, Lil Flip, Lil O at The Curtain Club
S.U.C. Reunion.

David Cook at Granada Theater
With Kathryn Dean

Jesse Dayton at Kessler Theater
With The Famous.

Dezi 5 at Trees
With Cure for Paranoia, George Quartz and Ronnie Heart.

Different Strokes at Three Links
With Sealion.

Stargazing with Ursa Minor at The Nines
Free entry.

Latin Sheets 2 at The Nines
A night dedicated to Latin music.

The Rail Club’s 7th Year Anniversary Show
With 50 Thick, Triple SP and Whelmed.

Tyler Curtis with North by North at Double Wide
With Paper Saints.

Saturday (9.9)

Paul Cauthen at Club Dada
With special guest Vandoliers.

Dallas Observer Brewfest at Dallas Farmers Market
All. The. Beer.

Mugen Hoso, Reno Divorce at Three Links
With The Boozers, Stationwagon.

The Ongoing Concept at The Dirty 30
With Eidola, Save Us From Archon.

Blake at The Prophet Bar
All ages.

Punk Rock Parade at House of Blues
With tributes to Green Day, Ramones.

Bobby Sessions Unplugged at Cambridge Room House of Blues
Hands up.

Coming Soon!!! at RBC
It’s gonna be a wild dance party.

Via Versus, Light the Fire at Curtain Club
With The Leaders The Legend and The Vanity Affair.

Open to Close at The Nines
With Black Frames.

John “Papa” Gros at The Door
Keyboarding madness.

Sunday (9.10)

Donut And Beer Pairing State Fair Edition at at LUCK Trinity Groves
Get that gut State Fair of Texas-ready.

Jason Richardson at The Dirty 30
With The Reign of Kindo, Stolas.

Southern Throwdown at Three Links
With Armchair Martian and Whiskey Jar.

Dallas Cowboys Season Opener at Granada Theater
The ‘Boys take on those pesky Giants.

The Toasters, Boss Riot at The Curtain Club
With Rude King.

Foosball Tournament at Peticolas Brewing Company
Like soccer but with metal rods and your hands.

Robocop at OCP Headquarters at Dallas City Hall
Come with me if you want to live. Oh, wait. Wrong movie.

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

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