Sing Your Heart Out With Ed Sheeran, Make Rock Great Again With Scott Stapp And Watch Out For the Neighbors With J. Cole.

About a week from now, it’s gonna be solar eclipse this and solar eclipse that.

But if staring at the sun isn’t quite your cup of tea, then how about a donut?

Well, Krispy Kreme has you covered on that front as the company will celebrate the solar eclipse with a very special edition chocolate glaze donut. It’s pretty much just the glaze that you know and love turned chocolate.

These calorie-rich beauties will be available from Aug. 19-21 and only at select locations. So instead of watching the skies, watch the Krispy Kreme store around you. And while you’re waiting for either the eclipse or the donuts, plan your week with these fun offerings around the city.

Monday (8.14) 

Kap-G at RBC
American rap tunes with a spicy latino twist.

Negative Approach at Trees
Dirty punk music going a little harder than usual.

Brick + Mortar at Three Links
Locked in a cage for a really long time, time, time.

Real Housewives of Dallas Season Premiere at Eastwood’s Bar
No bull, but all horns on this season with these haughty housewives.

On the Air at The Nines
Get a glimpse of the O.G. MTV.

Homeshake at Club Dada
Dreamy, down-tempo R&B.

Dead Cross at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
A musical experiment gone right–for rock n’ roll that it is.

Heather Little “Taste of Texas” Songwriter Round at Opening Bell Coffee
Rock, country or blues — Heather Little can do it all.

Hair Metal Monday at Single Wide
David Lee Roth hair is welcome.

Tuesday (8.15)

Alex Napping at Armoury D.E.
A quartet with out groovy modern beats.

Lucy Dacus at Club Dada
Indie rock heroine with playful melodies and an erratic sound.

Make America Rock Again with Scott Stapp at Gas Monkey Live
It can take you higher.

Collective & Braindead Brewing’s Super Smashy Cup Fight Night at Braindead Brewing
Super Smash Bros and cold beer.

Bike Night at Henderson Tap House
Bike ride followed by pizza and giant Jenga. Oh, and beer.

The Big Movie: Postcards From The Edge at Magnolia Theatre
Classic performance from the Streepmeister herself.

DC Comics Midnight Release at Red Pegasus Comics
Midnight geekery.

Beer Dinner at Noble Rey Brewing
Posh dinner featuring some craft beers.

Johnny Cupcakes Pop-Up Shop at Braindead Brewing
Win a raffle, eat a cupcake.

Vanilla Sugar at The Prophet Bar
High energy electronica.

Joe Tone Bones Book Signing at Interabang Books
Get your copy of this true crime story signed by the former editor of the Dallas Observer.

Wednesday (8.16)

Johnny Cupcakes Pop-Up Shop at Libertine Bar
Eat more cupcakes.

Dollar Hot Dog Night at Globe Life Park
Can’t beat $1 hot dogs.

The Bats at Fort Worth Botanical Garden
Learn about and see some bats in a cave.

Lake Street Dive at Granada Theater
Pop, country, and rock tunes all with a jazzy twist.

Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble at Three Links
A collaboration of harmonized energies with spunky, melodic beats.

Meat Wave at Double Wide
You were the easiest one to find.

Open Mic Night at House of Blues
Like American Idol but less so.

Movie Night: Top Gun at West Village
Feel the need… the need for speed!

Women Texas Film Festival at Studio Movie Grill
See what these bad-ass women have to showcase.

Seeing Red: Symbolism at Oak Cliff Cultural Center
Learn a bit about the color red’s importance in Native history.

Thursday (8.17)

Seether at House of Blues
Feel broken when you’re lonesome.

The Lowdown at The Nines
Party and get down.

Betty Who at Trees
Australian-singer/songwriter with indie pop roots.

PJ Morton at Cambridge Room at House of Blues
See the man behind Maroon 5’s keyboard sounds.

The Stolen at The Dirty 30
Four piece alt pop rock heart-throbs.

Animefest 2017 at Sheraton Hotel Downtown
Settle down, anime nerds.

Current Swell, Quiet Company at Double Wide
Two times the rock bands.

Royal Sons at Three Links
Psychedelic tunes without the trips.

Olga Tañon at The Bomb Factory
Vivo la vida!

Friday (8.18)

Ed Sheeran at American Airlines Center
He’s in love with the shape of you.

Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Jason Bonhams, Led Zeppelin Experience at Gexa Energy Pavilion
So much awesome.

Fleet Foxes at The Bomb Factory
See them before they Fleet.

Frankie Ballard at Granada Theater
It all started with a beer.

North Texas State Fair Rodeo at North Texas Fair Grounds
Yeeeeeeeeeehaw.

Tyler Farr at Billy Bob’s Texas
American country music with a honky-tonk flare.

Van Jones: We Rise Tour at House of Blues
Array of artists, athletes, and leaders speaking out.

James McCurty at The Kessler Theater
Folk tunes with an Americana rock twist.

Marty Friedman at Trees
This guy knows how to shred an electric guitar.

Sugar Free: Jackal at RBC
The title says all. No sugar, just spice from this London-based hip hop DJ.

Urban Pioneer, From Parts Unknown at Three Links
Hardcore metal and rock, shall we say more?

Dezorah, Rat Rios, IAMYU, Bout at Armoury D.E.
Body pumping rhythms with lots of bass. Get down to the beat.

Paper Street, 8 Minute Fall, Wells Machine, & The Overheads at The Dirty 30
Indie music in its prime.

Duell at Double Wide
They call themselves a “5-piece cheeseburger party rock band.” Enough said.

Primal Concrete Cowboys, Blackstar Republic, Maiden Time, 3Eighty3 at The Rail Club
All the metal tributes.

Saturday (8.19)

Alice Cooper at Starplex Pavilion
School’s still out.

Aaron Watson Rangers Game Day Concert at Globe Life Stadium
Two steppin’ country tunes.

LOCAL Neighborhood Market at Highland Park Village
Artisan market featuring some cool knick-knacks and a bunch of other cheap thrills.

Midnight Brunch at a Secret Location
Gotta buy tickets to learn the secret location…

Carolyn Wonderland at The Kessler Theater
Blues with a whimsical twist. Guess that would explain her stage name.

Battle for Playing With Fire Fest at RBC
Featuring music from around the metroplex.

Noise at The Prophet Bar
Rock on.

Allie-X at Club Dada
Bold electronic pop with a groove.

Monoculture at Three Links
More psychedelic tunes.

Gary Allan at Billy Bob’s Texas
Just like every dark night turns into day.

Bobgoblin at Double Wide
Love lost for blood lust.

Roll Call with DJ Bunny Foo Foo at Off the Record
DJ Bunny Foo Foo will make you move move.

Camelversary IV: Def Rain, Mother Tonuges, Mirror Box, Talkie Walkie at Armoury D.E.
Jam out to end the summer.

Cirque du Burlesque at Viva’s Lounge
Burlesque is in. Haven’t you heard?

Endless Summer Tour at Community Beer Company
Hop on and see what Dallas’ brew scene has to offer.

ABBA Tribute at AT&T Performing Arts Center
There was something in the air that night…

Vanna Farewell Show at The Dirty 30
Kublai Khan and Backwordz also perform…

Sunday (8.20)

J. Cole at American Airlines Center
The neighbors thought he was selling dope.

The Fixx at Granada Theater
Still synth poppin’ butts off.

Mayday at Curtain Club
They’ll rescue you from boredom.

Money Man at Gas Monkey Live
He had to boss up for a check.

Nicky Romero at SiSu Uptown
Nothing but sick electronic beats coming from this Dutch DJ.

Peticola & Hypnotic Donuts at Peticolas Brewing Company
Donuts and a good brew — call that a Sunday brunch.

The Wake ‘Em Up Tour at Texas Theatre
Alpa Chino in the house with his Booty Sweat.

Icarium at The Rail Club
Math rock out of Funky Town.

Bowling for Soup at The Aardvark 
High school never ends.

WWE SummerSlam 2017 Watch Party at Henderson Tap House
The hottest event of the summer…

The Wild Detectives Book Club: The Dime at the Wild Detectives
Discuss a crime-thriller novel based in Dallas.

Women Celebrating Women Sunday Funday at Lakewood Brewing
A ticket gets you three pours and a commemorative glass.

Noogy, The Ellen Degenerates, Gutter Villain, Casual Relapse at Three Links
It’s grungy garage hardcore rock galore.

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

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