Feel Electric Love With Børns At House Of Blues, Sing The Old Songs With Barry Manilow At The Pavilion At Toyota Music Factory And Stay Alive With José González At The Majestic Theatre.
Did you hear? The 2018 Fortress Fest lineup was announced Friday morning.
That’s right. The stacked lineup features the likes of Father John Misty, De La Soul, Courtney Barnett, De La Soul and Julian Casablancas’ The Voidz.
The organizers of the fest are surely looking to make a second impression after the first year of the festival left a slightly sour taste, what with the long walk between stages and the weather and weird equipment malfunctions. Still, here’s to hoping year two of Fortress Fest is a success.
So if you’re holding a ticket for the April 28-29 music festival — or are going to be scrambling to get a ticket before then — you still need things to do. Fortunately for you, there’s a whole bunch of stuff to do in town this week, as you can see below. So check out the list below and plan your week accordingly.
Radio Moscow at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
With Amplified Heat, Fogg.
Embracer at The Dirty 30
Show starts at 7 p.m.
Barry Kooda at Kessler+
Showcasing the work of the local musician and photographer.
Happy Hour at White Rock Alehouse Brewery
Enjoy some discounted eats and brews.
Policy Forum: “Gente-Fication” at Hall of State at Fair Park
Presented by the Latino Center for Leadership Development and the SMU Tower Program.
Dallas Open Mic at RBC
Mingle with industry professionals.
Hot Sauce at Off The Record
Every Tuesday night.
The Big Movie: The 39 Steps at Magnolia Theatre
Two showings, 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Machine Head at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
The Catharsis World Tour 2018.
The Color Purple at Music Hall at Fair Park
The 2016 Tony Award winner for best musical revival.
La Historia Del Tango at Latino Cultural Center
It takes two to tango…
LAUV at Cambridge Room (House of Blues)
The I Met You When I Was 18 World Tour.
Pots & Jars Gourmet Pop Up at Industry Alley Bar
A two-night event!
Hoodrat, On The Cinder at Three Links
With Noogy & Black Habits.
Magic Sword at Club Dada
Hudson Falcons 20-Year Tour at Three Links
With Dog Company, Death Before Breakfast.
Abelia at The Prophet Bar
With Ditch Prings, Danielle Grubb.
Tessa Violet at Club Dada
With Secret Midnight Press.
Børns at House of Blues
Feel that electric love.
Friday’s Foolery at Deep Ellum Art Company
With Leroy Shakespeare.
Jay Farrar Duo at Kessler Theater
With Andrew Duplantis.
Barry Manilow at the Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Fire and Fury: Book Discussion and Reading at Texas Theatre
Discuss this hottest of takes about Donald Trump’s White House.
Declan McKenna at Trees
With Chappell Ronan.
Propaganda at Prophet Bar
With Joseph Solomon & Jabee.
Squarewheel at Double Wide
Psychedelic rock with ’70s grooves.
Yonder Mountain Afterparty at Deep Ellum Art Company
With DJ Mikey Rodge.
Jokes and Mirrors Mixer at Deep Ellum Art Company
Local stand up comedy and magic.
Messer at Curtain Club
With Never Your Zero, Dark Avenue, Residue.
José González at Majestic Theatre
Hail Sagan at The Dirty 30
With The Scars Heal In Time.
August Burns Red at Gas Monkey Live
With Born of Osiris, Erra, Ocean Grove.
Groundhog Day at Texas Theatre
An Evening with They Might Be Giants at Kessler Theater
You’re not the boss of them.
Double Wide’s 1980s Prom
Like prom but with alcohol. LEGAL alcohol.
Lux Interior Tribute at Three Links
With The Gorehounds, Loafers, Drawer Devils.
Faded DeeJays at Club Dada
Tecmo Texas V Bowl at Three Links
Who will reign supreme?
Rivethead at Trees
With The Razorblade Dolls, Secret of Boris, Repulsur, Phoenix Rising.
February Artist Market at Deep Ellum Art Company
Supporting local art is rad.
Backup Planet, Cream Cheese Accident at Deep Ellum Art Company
As always, expect food trucks and art.
The Fab Four Beatles Tribute at Majestic Theatre
Beatles Tribute band.
Local Hub Two-Year Anniversary
Going two years strong!
For The Love of Kettle 2018 at Kettle Art
For the love of art.
Slobberbone at Main at South Side
With The Mullens, The Speedlights.
The Porch 6th Annual Chili “Kick” Off & Super Bowl Party at Gilley’s
Eat chili and watch the big game.
Samsara at Texas Theater
In 35mm format.
All Migos Everything at RBC
All things bad and boujee.
Super Bowl Watch Party at The Bomb Factory
Presented by The Ticket Sports Radio.
Three Links Super Chili Bowl IV
So. Much. Chili.
From Parts Unknown at Main at South Side
With Breaklights, It Hurts To Be Dead, The Ellen Degenerates.
Dallas VHS Swap at Pirahna Vintage
Old school fun.
Tanstaafl Pub 23d Annual Chili Cook-Off
Soul Rep presents Yellowman at South Dallas Cultural Center
The 2002 Pulitzer Prize-nominated play
Super Bowl Car/Truck Raffle at Eastside Social Club
Enter to win a car or truck!
To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.
Cover image via José González Facebook Page.