Smile Like You Mean It With The Killers At The Toyota Music Factory, Take A Trip To The Blood Bank With Bon Iver At The Bomb Factory And Eat Some Pie At Norma’s Café.

What would you do if you saw a horde of Tyrannosaurus Rexes coming at you?

Well, chances are it’s probably a bunch of nerds getting together to celebrate the Cretaceous Period, as was the case in Portland yesterday. Dozens of folks gathered at the Monument Square to celebrate their joint fandom of T.Rex dressed as T.Rex in those costumes you’ve probably seen on YouTube — you know, people skateboarding and whatnot.

Turns out a couple of science fans organized the event on Facebook as a Cretaceous Period Party and even asked for someone to show up for a group photo because of T. Rex’s small arm problems.

So while we aren’t aware of any dope T. Rex costume-themed gatherings in Dallas this week, there is still a bunch of stuff to do in town this week as you can see from the list below.

Monday (1.22)

Neck Deep at The Bomb Factory
With Seaway, Creeper, Speak Low If You Speak Love.

The Moody Blues at Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Only the moodiest of blues.

Free Intro To Coding at Dallas Entrepreneur Center
Learn some tricks of the trade.

Cure For Paranoia at Three Links
Free show!

Kale and Ale at Sundown at Granada
Music from The Funky Knuckles.

Tuesday (1.23)

Bon Iver at The Bomb Factory
With Hiss Golden Messenger.

Mary Lambert at Cambridge Room (House of Blues)
The singer-songwriter stops in town.

Marbin at Prophet Bar
With Herd Of Instinct, Wolves Reign.

Mario Kart 64 Tournament! at BrainDead
Two tournaments running simultaneously.

Pie Day at Norma’s Cafe
All five locations!

Wednesday (1.24)

Juke Joint Series at Three Links
With Addison Jordan, Beaux Dove, Maleke O’Ney.

The Amazing Acro-Cats Dazzle Dallas! at Texas Theatre
Some of the furriest fun to be had.

Trillwave at Beauty Bar
Featuring Trailer Swift, Chrs Roze, DJ Genova, Rebel.

Barf Wave Plays The Hits at The Nines
With a special performance from The Delzellz.

Never Friends at Main at South Side
With Post Nothing, Crushed!?, Better Now.

Dave East at Trees
East Harlem flows.

Thursday (1.25)

Haunted Summer at Three LInks
With Acid Carousel, Rosegarden Funeral Party.

Black Pussy at Trees
With Bull By The Horn, The Infamists.

The Throwback Party at The Prophet Bar
Come dressed like it’s the ’90s.

Wizardvizion at Off The Record
No cover.

Friday (1.26)

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular at The Bomb Factory
It’s gonna be lit.

The House Harkonnen at Three Links
With The Virgin Wolves, Slow Seers.

Prawn at Prophet Bar
With Caravela, Sylvania Ave, On Better Terms.

Children of Indigo at Deep Ellum Art Company
With Blayr, Electrik Ants, Sagacious Zoo.

G3 2018 at Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
The trio of Joe Satriani, John Petrucci and Phil Collen.

Margo Price at Kessler Theater
With guest Paul Cauthen.

Flans at Majestic Theatre
Not the dessert.

Joe Bob Briggs Live at Texas Theatre
How Rednecks Saved Hollywood.

Alex Iono at Trees
With Trinidad Cardona.

Saturday (1.27)

Adam Jodorowsky at Club Dada
With MAYTA.

Mad Mexicans at Curtain Club
With Garden of Thorns, Neptune Locals.

The Killers at the Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
With special guests Summer Moon, Amanda Brown.

Harlem Globetrotters at American Airlines Center
So much family fun.

Somebody’s Darling at Kessler Theater
With Creamer, Goodnight Ned.

Encrypted, Hiawatha, Aztec Death at Armoury D.E.
Free show!

Community Beer Company 5-Year Anniversary
More than 40 bears to sip!

Vandoliers at Shipping & Receiving Bar
With Keegan Mcinroe & Matt Tedder with Friends, Scott Copeland.

The Birthday Party Project at The Bomb Factory
Make birthday wishes come true for children living in homeless transitional living facilities.

’90s-’00s Hip Hop Vinyl Sale at Spinster Records
Two-day sale!

Sunday (1.28)

Off With Their Heads at Three Links
With Ben Joy, JT Habersaat and more!

Wolf Parade at House of Blues
KXT 91.7 presents…

6th Annual Hypnotic Donuts Polar Plunge at Fraternal Order of Eagles
It’s $10 to take the plunge.

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story at Texas Theatre
Showing at 5:30 p.m.

Sleeping Giant at Trees
The farewell shows…

Elk River Sessions Revisited at Dan’s Silverleaf
See what Denton’s finest are up to.

4th Annual Girl Scout Cookie Flight at LUCK at Trinity Groves
Beer and Girl Scout Cookies. Yum.

DK the Drummer at Deep Ellum Art Company
With Sucré.

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

Cover image via The Killers Facebook Page.

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