Swim With The Sharks.

If you are thirsty, the appropriate reaction, then, would be to drink a nice cold beverage. If instead your response to your body's desire for liquid refreshment is to throw a bicycle through a restaurant window and chug a bottle of hot sauce, then you would be doing it horribly wrong.

Similarly, there's a right and a wrong way to get the most out of your Thursday. Take heed our following list of suggestions and you should do just fine. Staying in tonight, though? That would be a big mistake. — Cory Graves

Elvis Depressedly at Sons of Hermann Hall
Bedroom/DIY pop sensation Elvis Depressedly collectively leaves its comfy home in North Carolina to hit the road and stop at Dallas' finest Sons of Hermann Hall. Lo-fi dreamers Mitski and Eskimeaux open — Evan Henry

Telegraph Canyon at Dan's Silverleaf
Without making too much of a fuss, Ft. Worth's Telegraph Canyon ride a renewed wave of momentum north to play Dan's Silverleaf in Denton. Rumor has it though, the outfit will have copies of its currently unreleased new album on hand at this one. Matthew And The Arrogant Sea, The Demigs and Cliffs grace the stage beforehand. — EH

Sharknado (In Sharknad-O-Vision) at Alamo Drafthouse (Free)
It's Shark Week, and what better way to celebrate than seeing the combination of sharks and tornadoes across Alamo Drafthouse's silver screen. Presented in something called Sharknad-O-Vision, this one also involves real live sharks flying through the theater “devouring” audience members. This free event is first come, first served, but seats can be reserved with pre-purchased food vouchers. — EH

Tracii Guns & The Bulletboys at Gas Monkey Bar N' Grill
Best known as a founding member of L.A. glam outfits, Guns N' Roses and LA Guns, guitarist Tracii Guns continues his hand at music touring with glam super group The Bullet Boys. In this effort, relive your dad's high school obsession, awkward make-up and all for only $25 max. — EH

Memory Tapes at Cambridge Room
Falling deep into the genre of “chill-wave” is Memory Tapes, the electronic pop project behind Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter Dayve Hawk whose latest single “Fallout” has become his saving grace. It's helped launch him not only back into music as a whole, but on the road too for a lengthy trip cross-country. Brooklyn NY's Computer Magic opens. — EH

Pussy Poptimist Launch Party at Off the Record (Free)
Relentless in producing and curating distinct, compelling, and empowering female-forged works in pop music and arts criticism with efforts at D Magazine and the Dallas Observer, founders Andi Harman and Vanessa Quilantan have pulled together to start their own feminist music journal. To celebrate, the two are hosting a launch party for the thing they'll call The Pussy Poptimist. Free merch packages are available to the first 15 guests while DJ Amy Gee spins and a Women in Music panel discussion goes down, too. — EH

Fungi Girls, Los Cripis at 1912 Nite-Club
Since late May, Ft. Worth's Fungi Girls have been touring the USA with Los Cripis from Argentina. Now, after all that running around, the “not-so fun guys” are home. See them live once again and remember how lucky you are to live in the same region as the psych trio. Fogg and Starbass open the DIY welcome home party. — EH

Hal Ketchem, Owen Temple at Kessler Theater
Following in the footsteps of guys like Robert Earl Keen and Guy Clark, Austin-based folky Owen Temple has taken up the Texas country torch. It's both nostalgic and unforgettable. Tonight he plays alongside Hal Ketchum, who performs at the theater for a second straight night. — Lauren Rushing

Sorta at Vagabond (Free)
As they did back in December, at the bar that its bass player now owns, the surviving members of Sorta will reunite for just the second time in three years. — CG

Varsity Blues at Granada Theater
We loved the book Friday Night Lights when we were assigned to read it for summer reading in middle school. We thought it was pretty dope the book about Odessa spawned a decent movie and a pretty great TV series — all while inspiring the awesomely bad James Van Der Beek vehicle, Varsity Blues, too. Maybe Van Der Beek said it best in his terrible Texas accent in Varsity Blues. You know the part we're talking about, right? The part when he angrily whips around and yells at his father? You know the quote, it was in all the trailers: “I don't want your life.” He's right, you know. — Pete Freedman

Tony Rock at Addison Improv
When your sibling is one of the best at what they do, it can be easy to stick to another line of work. But, in the case of folks like Brent Gretzky, Eddie Payton, Frank Stallone, Don Swayze, Charlie Murphy and Solange Knowles, it's sometimes the markedly more difficult task of trying to make a name for yourself outside of your sibling's shadow that proves much more worthwhile. Chris Rock's younger brother Tony does his thing tonight in Addison, and tries to prove that he's more than just a sibling of note. — CG

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