Take A Chance.

After nine months of research, members of the Humor Research Lab — yes, that's a real thing — have “discovered” that Dallas is one of the least funny big cities in America — according, at least, to their proprietary humor algorithm.

It could be worse, though. We could be dead last. (Sorry, Fort Worth.)

Then again, it could be a whole lot better, too. That is to say, we could all probably stand to lighten up some this week. And, listen, getting out of our boring old houses a few times this week should help some with that.

Sunday (4.27)
Charles Bradley at Trees (Free)
The world is going up in flames.

Blackstone Rangers at Double Wide
It's the band's tour kickoff show.

Goblin at Texas Theatre
With Pinkish Black.

Earth Day Texas at Fair Park
Featuring a free performance by the Polyphonic Spree.

Kids in the Hall at Majestic Theatre
I'm crushing your head.

The Men and Cloud Nothings at Dada
Check out our interview with The Men's Mark Perro here.

Monday (4.28)
Daley at Trees
Pass it on.

Holy Wave at Three Links
With War Party and Mercury Rocket.

Tuesday (4.29)
A Fat Wreck Wrap Party at RBC (Free)
It's a free pop-punk show.

Wednesday (4.30)
The Zombies at Kessler Theater
It's the time of the season.

The Hold Steady and Deer Tick at Granada Theater
Heaven is whenever.

Twilite Does Dylan at Twilite Lounge (Free)
A dozen locals covering their favorite Dylan tunes.

Trillwave at Beauty Bar
With special guests DJ Sober and Zach Witness.

Thursday (5.1)
The Zombies at Kessler Theater
Back for round two.

Dillinger Escape Plan and Tera Melos at Trees
One of us is the killer.

AT&T Patio Sessions at Sammons Park
With Zhora and Ronnie Heart.

The Faint at Granada Theater
The geeks were right.

Friday (5.2)
Steers and Beers Bonspiel at Dr. Pepper Star Center (Farmer's Branch)
It's a curling tournament.

Dallas International Guitar Festival at Fair Park
It's the world's biggest.

JMBLYA at Main Street Garden Park
With Chance the Rapper, Baauer, A$AP Ferg, Riff Raff and more.

Texas Frightmare Weekend at Hyatt Regency DFW
Meet Tobin Bell and stuff.

Saturday (5.3)
Suburbia Music Festival at Oak Point Park and Nature Reserve
They'll be rockin' the suburbs.

Tom Jones at Granada Theater
What's new, pussy cat?

Mike Epps at Verizon Theatre
Laugh it up.

Kentucky Derby Day at Lone Star Park
The horses are ready.

Cinco de Drinko at Double Wide
Party in the parking lot.

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