Go To Graceland With Paul Simon at American Airlines Center, Raise the Skate With Speedy Ortiz, Use Deep Ellum Spelling Bee In A Sentence at Three Links and Watch Clueless at Sundown.

Sometimes a sound, taste or a smell can bring us back to simpler days of childhood, when you didn’t have to worry about your job, social media or housing payments. A smell that takes a lot of people back to those days of childhood innocence is scent of Play-Doh.

The unmistakable aroma emitted from a fresh can of Play-Doh is now officially trademarked and owned by Hasbro. It’s hard to tell what sort of utility trademarking a smell serves, but if there is a smell that can be tied to a brand it’s Play-Doh.

The global toy and game company pretty much owns your childhood. Transformers, GI Joe, My Little Pony, NERF and Monopoly are all Hasbro-owned franchises. As if owning some of the biggest franchises in the world wasn’t enough. So if you are out there trying to re-create the Play-Doh smell and sell it on your own, you may want to find a new career path.

Check out these events and concerts happening in Dallas this week, they will be more memorable than the Play-Doh smell.

Monday (5.28)

The Air In May at Prophet Bar
With 1967, Color of You, The Max Hill Band, Brave Crusade.

Jamey Geston at Deep Ellum Art Co.
With Cody Lynn Boyd and Meagan Storie.

Justin Timberlake at American Airlines Center
The Man of the Woods Tour.

Holy Wave at Transit Bicycle Co.
$9 + $1 benefiting Resource Center.

Satyricon at Gas Monkey Bar n’ Grill
With Goatwhore, Sparrow, A Devil’s Daydream.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Memorial Day Concert + Fireworks Display at Flagpole Hill
Pop off.

Tuesday (5.29)

Shilpa Ray at Club Dada
With Party Static and Dim Locator.

Joyner Lucas at Trees
He’s kind of a big deal.

Souvenirs at Prophet Bar
With Budapest, Tiger Parade and shortwavesroughseas.

Marvel Comics Trivia Night at Deep Ellum Art Co.
With Kind Beats.

CHON at House of Blues
With Polyphia, TTNG and Tricot.

It Lies Within and Emuness at Dirty 30
With Two Tons, Prophets and Martyrs and Spiral Eye.

Wednesday (5.30)

Deep Ellum Spelling Bee II at Three Links
Hosted by Pete Freedman.

Hans Gruber and The Diehards at Three Links
With Responsible Johnny and Shooting Tsars.

Nightmares on Wax at Trees
With Mark Farina.

Merkules at RBC
With C The Gray and DJ Scotty Wu.

Obiturary at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
With Pallbearer, Skeletonwitch and Dust Bolt.

Small Pools, Great Good Fine OK at Cambridge Room
Cool I guess.

Famous Dex at House of Blues
Peep Dexter in his lab.

Clueless at Sundown at Granada (Free)
As if.

Thursday (5.31)

Skatenings at Three Links
With CHANT and Razorblade Dolls.

Lovelorn at Double Wide
With Filthy.

Uli Jon Roth at Trees
Triple Anniversary North American Tour.

Sound of Silence at Deep Ellum Art Co.
A Silent Disco Fundraiser.

Big Head Todd & The Monsters at House of Blues
How bittersweet.

David Blaine at Music Hall at Fair Park
Live Magic.

Hawthorne Heights at RBC
With Listener, Hotel Brooks and Sienna Skies.

Matisyahu, Stepehen Marley at Canton Hall
Strength to Strength Tour.

The Posies at Club Dada
With Terra Lightfoot.

Anchored at Trees
Rock the boat.

Dallas Fashion Expo 2018 at Thanksgiving Tower
Hosted By Dallas Fashion Week.

Friday (6.1)

Emo Nite La Presents: Emo Nite at The Bomb Factory
Emo and Pop Punk All Night.

Paul Simon at American Airline Center
His Farewell Tour.

Pears at Double Wide
With Lizzie Boredom and Fat By The Gallon.

The Mammoths at Three Links
With Bryce Gangs and The Snags.

The Toasters and Sally Majestic at Lola’s
With Sally Majestic.

Marc Scibilia at Club Dada
Over You Tour.

DJ Fugue at House of Blues
Weaving a Sonic Tapestry.

Eprom At Lizard Lounge
With Johnny Funk.

TOKiMONSTA at RBC
I wish I could.

The Fuckin’ Godoys at Three Links
With Blood Letters.

Museum Murder Mystery: An Artful Game of Clue at Dallas Museum of Art (Sold Out)
Do it with the pipe wrench.

How To Talk To Girls at Parties at The Texas Theatre
A movie based on a short story by Neil Gaiman.

Una Noche Con Jose Madero at House of Blues
One night only.

Josh Garrels at Majestic Theater
With Strahan.

Saturday (6.2)

Peach Kelli Pop at Three Links
With Sealion and Fishboy.

The Polyphonic Spree at Legacy Hall
With Medicine Man Revival.

A Place to Bury Strangers at Club Dada
With Prettiest Eyes and Dendrons.

Adakain at Trees
With Redefine, Bishop and Sweet Chaos.

Jake Dexter at Curtain Club
With Goodwin, The Roomates, Michael and The Influence, Five Weeks.

Buckethead at The Granada Theater
The mysterious guitar virtuoso.

Curusco (Album Release) at Double Wide
WIth McAllister, Never Friends and Township.

Poison, Cheap Trick at  Toyota Music Factory
With Pop Evil.

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Possum Kingdom Lake (Free)
Make a splash.

Hostile at The Prophet Bar
With Brook Alley, All that is Flesh, Drop Deadlys.

Devotional (Tribute to Depeche Mode) At Gas Monkey Live!
With Hollywood Erasure.

Bricks In the Wall at House of Blues
The sight and sound of Pink Floyd.

Sunday (6.3)

The Fibs, Rosegarden Funeral Party at Three Links
With Maestro Maya.

Speedy Ortiz at Club Dada
With Anna Burch and Control Top.

Minus the Bear at Granada Theater
With The New Trust.

Petrification at Double Wide
With Cleric and Kombat.

Dave Avlin, Jimmy Dale Gilmore at Kessler Theater
Backed by the Guilty Ones.

Dead House Trauma at Rail Club
With Lydia Can’t Breathe and Deceived by the Fallen.

Speedy Ortiz cover photo via their Facebook page.

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