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Also Among This Week’s Upcoming Dallas-Area Shows You Should Know: King Princess, Ceremony, Zara Larsson, Teenage Bottlerocket, Alessia Cara & More.

According to a recent survey from Harris Poll, kids from Great Britain and the United States are three times more likely to want to be YouTube celebrities over being an astronaut.

You mean kids aren’t interested in joining Donald Trump’s Space Force? Who is going to expose Area 51, now that we cannot storm it? The future of extra terrestrial expedition relies on them!

Gawk at this if you must, but space exploration is no longer cool. Entertainment is a timeless force that will never go out of style, and if you’d rather witness it in a live setting, look no further than this list of freshly-announced shows below.

Teenage Bottlerocket
Friday, September 6 at Main at South Side
On sale now.
This Wyoming punk band has decided to skip Dallas proper this time around and pay an unexpected, but welcome visit to Panther City.

Ceremony
Friday, September 20 at Dada
On sale now.
Since its formation in 2005, California rock band Ceremony has incrementally evolved from its hardcore and power-violence roots in favor of a more melodic, post-punk sound. The outfit will release its sixth full-length, In the Spirit World Now, in August via Relapse Records.

The Early November
Sunday, September 22 at Club Dada
On sale Friday July, 26 at 11 a.m.
There was a time when this band headlines shows at House of Blues. This has clearly not been a good decade for bands of its ilk.

All That Remains + Lacuna Coil
Monday, September 23 at Gas Monkey Live!
On sale Friday July, 26 at noon.
Two metal acts that have been at it for the better part of 20 years are going on a co-headline tour to bring us back to the days when Jamey Jasta hosted Headbanger’s Ball.

Zara Larsson
Thursday, September 26 at House of Blues
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
This Swedish pop artist toured with Ed Sheeran on his “÷” tour and has found success following hits such as “Lush Life”, “Never Forget You” and, most recently, her cover of Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On.” She also got tangled up in that James Charles drama that shook the YouTube community a couple months back.

Kid Quill
Wednesday, October 2 at Deep Ellum Art Co.
On sale now.
Indiana rapper Kid Quill jumped on radars following tours with SoMo and Devvon Terrell. Since late 2018, he has been working on an upcoming album, which he states, “is the closest my soul has ever felt to a piece of music.”

King Princess
Saturday, October 5 at House of Blues
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
You may have seen this New York pop artist on the lineups of almost every major festival this year. If you happened to be confused by the name, the contradictory nature was intentional, as she identifies as genderqueer (and goes by she/her pronouns, from what we’ve gathered.) She has also received support and accolades from Mark Ronson and Harry Styles.

Kacey Musgraves
Thursday, October 10 – Friday, October 11 at Toyota Music Factory
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m. 

Sequoyah Murray
Wednesday, October 16 at Three Links
On sale now.
The freshman Thrill Jockey artist will be releasing his upcoming debut full length, Before You Begin, on September 13.

Skizzy Mars
Tuesday, October 22 at Canton Hall
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
Logic gave this Harlem rapper a shoutout on the track, “5AM.” Take what you want from that.

The Hu
Thursday, October 24 at Trees
On sale now.
The Hu is a band that hails from Mongolia’s capital city, Ulaanbaatar, and uses traditional Mongolian instrumentation to create heavy metal music. This unlikely achievement has earned the band tens of millions of views on YouTube over the years, and for the first time in its career, it will be touring North America and making its DFW debut at Trees.

Bishop Briggs
Saturday, October 26 at Canton Hall
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
If you’ve ever heard Delta Rae’s “Bottom of the River,” you’ve heard Bishop Briggs’ similarly-titled breakout single “River.”

Moonchild
Saturday, October 26 at Trees
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
It’s hard to tell what this band was named after, as there is a horror film titled Moonchild, as well as songs of the same title by Captain Beefheart, Chris Cornell, M83, Iron Maiden, King Crimson, Rick James and Fields of the Nephilim.

Jay & Silent Bob Roadshow
Saturday, November 2 at Texas Theatre
On sale now.
There’s a million fine looking girls in the world. But they don’t all bring you lasagna to work. Most of them just cheat on you.

High on Fire + Integrity
Friday, November 8 at Gas Monkey Live!
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
Hey, remember when we said Power Trip would be co-headlining with High on Fire on this tour? Well, turns out, that tour won’t be including this date, but here are three reasons why you shouldn’t fret:

  • The hometown heroes are promising a show on the horizon that will more than make up for this.
  • Creeping Death is still on the bill.
  • Hardcore legends Integrity are filling that vacant slot, and they never come through Dallas.

Allah-Las
Friday, November 8 at Trees
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
Two years ago, this band almost became the victim of a terrorist attack in the Netherlands. It has also announced the upcoming release of a new album, LAHS, slated to drop in October via Mexican Summer.

Stuff You Missed in History Class
Friday, November 15 at Sons of Hermann Hall
On sale now.
Speaking as someone with a B.A. in History, you probably missed a lot in history class. For example, the Battle of Gonzales, where Texan rebels were actually in the wrong for telling Mexican military officials to “come and take it” when they tried to confiscate a cannon that was property of the Mexican Army, as they lent it to American settlers to thwart raids from indigenous tribes.

Alessia Cara
Monday, November 18 at South Side Ballroom
On sale Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m. 
This Def Jam artist just opened for Shawn Mendes at American Airlines Center a couple nights ago. You may have also heard her feature on Logic’s “1-800-273-8255.” Or her feature on the inescapable “Stay” from Zedd.

This Will Destroy You
Friday, November 22 at Deep Ellum Art Co.
On sale now.
This Will Destroy You has encountered numerous lineup changes the span of its 15 years, but still bangs out a consistent sound. Also listen to Tunnel Blanket if you haven’t – that album is sick.

From Indian Lakes
Tuesday, November 26 at Dada
On sale now.
If Manchester Orchestra sounded more like Radiohead, you would get something rather similar to Joey Vannucchi’s project From Indian Lakes.

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