Eat It With “Weird Al” Yankovic, Find Your Wings With Sir Paul McCartney And Buy Your Dad A Pint At Peticolas. Plus More!

In case you missed it, President Donald Trump met with the Prince of Whales, apparently.

In a now-deleted tweet, Trump initially wrote he meets and talks to “foreign governments” every day, including the Queen of England and the Prince of Whales. Before you google it, no, there’s not a royal family of the aquatic mammals. Trump was referring to Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, during one of his infamous twitter rants, which has since been corrected.

The tweet was in response to articles about Trump’s recent interview with ABC News, during which, Trump said he’d accept damaging information from foreign governments regarding his possible 2020 election opponents.

“Should I immediately call the FBI about these calls and meetings? How ridiculous! I would never be trusted again,” he tweeted.


You know what can be trusted? This list of non-fake events to splash into this weekend. — Stephanie Salas-Vega


 “Weird Al” Yankovic at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
As part of his “Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,” “Weird Al” Yankovic spent 2018 performing intimate gigs in which he abstained from the song parodies that made him famous, and instead played acoustic versions of original cuts throughout his nearly three-decade career. In a move of stark contrast, Yankovic just announced the 2019 “Strings Attached Tour”, in which he performs the crowd-pleasing hits with a full symphony orchestra. This may be of interest to anyone that got their music from Limewire before they were 16. — Garrett Gravley

Paul McCartney at Globe Life Park In Arlington
Sir Paul McCartney is playing his first-ever gig at the Texas Rangers’ ballpark. Some people are going to pretend to be too cool for his Wings material — until the moment fireworks go off during “Live and Let Die.” Don’t be one of those people. — GG

The Play That Goes Wrong at Winspear
Ever been to a play where the set falls down and an actor gets knocked out on stage? Want to? Good News — you have until Sunday. This hilarious English play is an expertly performed farce; think Monty Python meets The Three Stooges meets Clue. — Travis McMillan

Florida Georgia Line at Dos Equis Pavilion
Florida Georgia Line will have you kicking your pretty feet up at the Dos Equis Pavilion. It only seems appropriate to grab a Dos Equis or two and enjoy the show, too. — TM

Local Natives at House Of Blues
In 2009, Local Natives were one of those star-eyed SXSW freshman acts every indie music blog hyped up. Ten years later, the band has withstood the test of time and are now promising new music in the coming weeks. And, to get everyone excited for the imminent drop, they announced the Spiral Choir Tour with $1 from each ticket benefiting victims of gender-based violence via Arcade Fire’s Plus1 nonprofit organization. — GG

Geographer at Club Dada
You may notice on this dude’s Wikipedia page that St. Vincent is listed as an associated act, but according to Mike Deni himself, his old cellist was in Annie Clark’s band before she even became St. Vincent. So that’s how tough of a sell this project probably is. — GG

Gary Gulman at Sons of Hermann Hall
This guy has come a long way from performing stand-up for high school students as a substitute teacher. Probably because he’s funny as hell. — AS

Showtek at Stereo Live
The Dutch brother duo of Sjoerd and Wouter Janssen, aka Showtek, is bringing its electronic dance music to Dallas. Showtek has collaborated with big names like David Guetta, so be sure to pack your glow-sticks and make sure you stretch before going, because you will need to be ready to explore the room. — TM

Xavier Wulf at Canton Hall
You may know him as Ethelwulf, a former member of the rap group Raider Klan. Now, Xavier Wulf is on his own and bringing his “HollywoodSquad Tour” to Canton Hall. — TM

Kurt Travis at Three Links
Post-hardcore mainstay Kurt Travis has a brand new album called There’s a Place I want to Take You. We trust him to take us to a good time at Three Links. — TM 

Gretchen Wilson at Billy Bob’s
Were you the type to ride a four wheeler in 2005 in the mud and muck? Ever do it to the song “Redneck Woman” blaring from the closest boombox? Hey, it was 2005, it was a time of boomboxes. Well, Gretchen Wilson is returning to the stage and she’s bringing new music and fellow redneck woman Jessie G with her. — TM 

Basement Reunion: Junkyard at Trees
Junkyard is back! The late 80’s Hollywood rock band led by frontman David Roach is touring again in support of High Water, its first album in 26 yearsTM 

Felabration at A&TT Performing Arts Center
Felabration is the celebration of afrobeat star Fela Kuti. The Nigerian musician is famed throughout the world for his beats and dance. — TM 

Ruff Wizard EP Release at Double Wide
This is an EP release party for Ruff Wizard’s newest EP, Ruff Thymes. Surely, it will be a magical affair. They’ll be joined onstage with performances by Kyoto Lo-Fi, Catamaran and Mr. Breakfast. — TM  

American Aquarium at Magnolia Motor Lounge (Fort Worth)
Names like American Aquarium and Joshua Ray Walker sound like punk rock names, right? Plot twist: they’re country.  — SSV

Danny Tenaglia at It’ll Do Club
The New York-based DJ and Grammy nominated record producer will no doubt do his thing at It’ll Do Club. — SSV 

Man of La Macha at The Majestic Theatre
“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies?” Fair question. We don’t have an answer, but you might be able to find it all weekend in Man of La Macha. — TM 

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Pub Trivia Star at the Myerson Symphony Center
The Star Trek fans who win this pub quiz will receive a four pack to the upcoming Star Wars V: The Emperor Strikes Back Live In Concert. May the force be with you. — SSV 

Brianne Sarget & Friends at The Common Table
This Booker T. Washington alum and multi-instrumentalist is returning to the The Common Table and she’s pulling up a few chairs for friends, too. — SSV

Charlie Shafter at Dan’s Silver Leaf
Need a mellow night of creativity and ingenuity? Try Charlie Shafter, Rodney Parker and Warren Jackson Hearne as they headline a songwriters night at Dan’s Silver Leaf. — TM 

Bright Light Social Hour at Levitt Pavilion
This Austin-based psychedelic rock quartet’s art comes from great tragedy. Intense themes of grief, death, relationships and confronting emotions were inspired by vocalist Jackie O’Brien’s brother and band manager Alex’s suicide after struggling with severe bipolar disorder. — SSV  

Grapetooth at Ruins
This Chicago duo’s love for ’80s Japanese new-wave and sentimental pop artists like Arthur Russell is easily evident in its sound. Red wine pairs significantly with Grapetooth’s synth-jams, obviously. — SSV 

Adam Hood at Box Garden at Legacy hall
Adam Hood describes his sound as “the soulful side of country music.” We love that. — SSV  

We Have Your Dog at Prophet Bar
This alternative rock band from East Texas has your dog. Go get it. — SSV  

Royal Sons at Harvest House
This lineup full of North Texas blues artists promises to make your beer taste better and colder in this heat. Bryce Bangs, Dim Locator and Devils In The Belfry open the show. — SSV 

Friday on the Green at Magnolia Green (Fort Worth)
This family-friendly festival is presented once a month from April to October. The event will feature live bands, food from local eateries, children’s activities and an artisan market. All you need to do is show up with chairs and blankets for that picnic aesthetic. — SSV 


Hootie and The Blowfish & Barenaked Ladies at Dos Equis Pavilion
It’s been… one decade since Hootie and the Blowfish went on hiatus. Now they’re back. — GG

Great Good Fine OK at Club Dada
Music aside, this New York-based synth-pop duo’s name captures the bargaining stage of grief so perfectly. — GG 

Machine Gun Kelly at South Side Ballrom
We see you, Machine Gun Kelly. We see you trying to hype your music career following your role as Tommy Lee in Netflix’s Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt. Daniel Webber may have fooled Pete Davidson in that movie, but you’re not fooling us. — GG 

Jerry Seinfeld at WinStar World Casino and Resort
Just a millionaire who wears tennis shoes with his suit while putting on a comedy show. Maybe you’ve heard of him? — TM 

J.I.D at House Of Blues
In support of his latest mixtape, ‘Dicaprio 2’, Atlanta’s own J.I.D. is on the second leg of his “Catch Me If You Can Tour.” But he’s not alone, Chicago’s Saba will be right alongside with him. Anytime rappers from Atlanta and Chicago are in one room, it’s a guaranteed good time. — Jessika Hardy

Boz Scaggs at Billy Bob’s Texas
Plano’s Grammy-winning blue-eyed soul singer-songwriter returns to DFW. — SSV

Texas Summer Jam at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
The second annual Texas country music festival is being presented by Whataburger and Texas legend Randy Rogers. Name a more iconic duo. — SSV 

Ona at Double Wide
Ona’s 2016 debut album, American Fiction has seen play from NPR’s Heavy Rotation, Sirius XM Radio’s The Loft and PBS series Mountain Stage. The band’s latest album Full Moon, Heavy Light was produced by of Montreal’s Drew Vandenberg. If they’re good enough for him, they’re probably good enough for you. — SSV  

John Digweed at Stereo Live
Considered one of the planet’s most popular DJs, John Digweed of Sasha & Digweed will be anchoring the set, minus Sasha. — SSV

Blue Light Dallas Rockin’ for Rescues Benefiting Dallas DogRRR at Blue Light
Who doesn’t want to spend a Saturday with a bunch of dogs? People who don’t like fun. Spend the afternoon with music, vendors and rescue dogs at this free event. — SSV 

Doug Loves Movies at Hyenas Comedy Club
This Comedy Central mainstay is making his return to Hyenas to host a live episode of his acclaimed podcast. It’s almost like he’s having you on as a guest of the pod, if you think about it. — SSV  

Dallas Brew Bus Father’s Day Tour at Peticolas Brewing Company
Dads, take your children on a tour of father-owned and operated breweries like Peticolas Brewing Company, Lakewood Brewing Co. and Community Brewing Co. Happy Father’s Day! — SSV

As Cities Burn at Three Links
As Cities Burn left its mark as a progressive post-hardcore band in the early 2000’s. The band went to ashes in 2009 after undergoing several lineups and style changes due to vocalist TJ Bonnette’s departure. Its 2019 album, Scream through The Walls, is its first album in ten years to include the original members since the band’s debut. — SSV 

Emotional Xan at Prophet Bar
The lineup is stacked. Emotional Xan, Be//Gotten, Insvergence, Silvercord, Spaceman Zack, Danny Goo, Elijah Heaps, Sleye and Threnody share one stage. — SSV

Wild Acre Brewing’s Three-Year Anniversary Party
Three years of brewing beer is always worth celebrating. Admission gets you access to glassware and eight half-pours. Nice. — SSV 

Kyle Daniel at House of Blues
Navigate through Kyle Daniel’s turbulent modern-day American life with the help of his bright melodies and electric guitar. — SSV 

The Tools at Granada Theater 
Is it the early 2000s again? Tool, Korn and Alice in Chains tributes will be under one roof — SSV

The Power of Peace Artisian Festival at Division Street Icehouse (Arlington)
Embrace the power of peace with art vendors and live local bands hosted by the Arlington Art Collective. — SSV

Jason Eady and Courtney Patton at Hanks
Husband and wife duo Jason Eady and Courtney Patton bring a southern sound mixed with a bit of bluegrass to the Texas Country scene. — TM 

Father’s Day Dad Bod Carwash at Chubbies
Chubbies and Community Beer Co. invites dad bods of all shapes and sizes to volunteer in support of Vogel Alcove, a local charity that serves to help children overcome homelessness trauma. — SSV 

Way Gay Video Dance Party at Alamo Drafthouse (Cedars)
In celebration of Pride, Alamo Drafthouse is hosting the “gayest, most dance-worthy Video Dance Party ever.” So brush up on your Beyonce, grab your finest leotards and get ready for the time of your life. — JH

Oak Cliff Pride at CocoAndre Chocolatier
Miss your chance to party at Dallas’ Pride Parade earlier this month? Don’t put away your rainbow flags just yet. Here’s your second chance to celebrate and honor the LBGTQ+ community. — JH  


Together Pangea and Vundabar at Deep Ellum Art Co.
“Wunnerful, wunnerful.” – Lawrence Welk. — GG 

Dennis Lloyd at Club Dada
Dennis Lloyd is an Israeli singer-songwriter and producer whose 2016 single “Nevermind” has accumulated hundreds of millions of streams on Spotify. He’s a pretty big deal around the world, so the fact that he’s playing a venue as intimate as Dada renders this a special occasion. — GG

Clubz and Girl Ultra Sunday at Trees
Mexican label Finesse Records has curated a co-headline bill with two artists on its roster: Mexico City R&B singer Girl Ultra and Monterrey-based duo Clubz. Special guests will be announced leading up to the show. — GG

Trace Adkins and Clint Black at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Trace Adkins AND Clint Black?! If you remember your parents country music from the ’90s and want to experience it again just hop in the closest astro van and head on over. — TM

Jorts & Steve’s Bday BBQ at Three Links
The show features a lineup of Son of Stan, Acid Carousel, Sealion, Whep, Captain Tornado and special guest Dachsund. No better way to celebrate a birthday than with BBQ and music.  — SSV

Lion Babe at House of Blues 
To box ‘Lion Babe’ into one genre would be a crime. Reigning from New York City, the duo’s sound could best be described as R&B with a hint of neo-soul and a sprinkle of electric-pop. You see, a crime. — JH

Yacht Revue at House of Blues
Take a surf trip down memory lane with massive sing-along soft rock hits performed by the Yacht Rock Revue, an everything late ‘70s and early ‘80s ball of energy. Toto’s “Africa” is a must. — SSV 

Doug Burr and Garrett Owen at Small Brewpub
Small Brewpub hosts a listening concert with Doug Burr, a Denton-based singer-songwriter, and local musician Garrett Owens. — SSV

Her’s Memorial Show at Good Records
On March 27, Liverpool indie band Her’s and its tour manager were killed in a head-on crash in Arizona, mid-way though its first North American tour. Dallas singer-songwritter Sara King and Good Records will host a show to remember Steven Fitzpatrick, Audun Laading and Trevor Engelbrekston on the same day as the official memorial in Liverpool. — SSV

Father’s Day Abstract Painting at Deep Ellum Art Co.
How about channelling your inner Pablo Picasso or Jackson Pollock at this abstract art class? They even supply the paints and supplies. — TM

Battle of the Bands for Disrupt Dallas at Prophet Bar
Several bands will fight to share a stage with rock heavyweights like The Used, Thrice, Circa Survive and many more. — TM 

IIdols at Dan’s Silver Leaf
New Orleans’ own IIdols is making a trip to Lil’ D and will be supported by some pretty stellar local talent, too . — TM

Father’s Day Brunch at Legacy Hall
Did you forget to get your dad a gif for Sunday? Don’t stress it, there’s no better present than quality time and a bloody mary with dear old dad. — TM

Women’s World Cup Watch Party at Box Garden at Legacy Hall
Trouncing Thailand 13-0 was not enough for Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and the rest of the United States Women’s National Team — they want more. Come cheer the team on in its second game against an upstart Chile as the U.S. team play themselves one step closer to raising the World Cup. — TM

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