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The future is here!

This week in Las Vegas, the first ever driver-less shuttle took its debut drive around town. The vehicle boasts bright colors and a sign on the back that reads, “Look ma, no driver!” With the ability to hold eight passengers, sensors that detect other vehicles around them and full autonomy, this whip is a look into the future of safety on the road.

Or it was, at least, until the shuttle collided with a human-driven truck.
The shuttle was driving down the road when the truck backed out in its path and grazed the front fender. The city of Las Vegas is defending their baby by saying it did what it was supposed to and stopped when it sensed the truck in the way, but passengers along for the ride had a different perspective on the accident.

While confirming the vehicle did stop when the truck pulled out in front of it, it did not have the capacity to back up, which passengers claim would have made the situation completely avoidable.

The unlucky driver was issued a citation for the collision, which makes the idea of more of these driver free shuttles a little unsettling. Thankfully we still have Uber with real life human drivers to get us around town to attend all the dope stuff going on this weekend. — Lauren Keuning

Friday

Mammoths at The Prophet Bar
The EDM producer, drummer and composer from Glenfarg, Scotland has been making music since 2011. The one-man show of Charlie Leslie is full of heavy bass drops and danceable vibes as is clear from his latest release, Need You Now. — LK

Yelle at The Curtain Club
The French band was founded back in 2005 and has had quite the ride since then, collaborating with numerous artists and landing a spot as Katy Perry’s opening act for her UK tour. After a five-year hiatus, it released its third album, Completement Fou, in late 2014. — LK

Noname, Arima Ederra at Trees
From Bronzeville, a historical neighborhood on the southside of Chicago, the young poet and rapper found her voice and love for writing in high school. The 26-year-old now performs at open mics and shows, as well as posting Def Poetry Jam clips on her YouTube channel. — LK

Galactic, North Mississippi All Stars at Granada Theater
For the past 20 years, the men of Galactic have been entertaining audiences with its rock blues sounds. The group, originally from New Orleans, is known for its distinct style and insanely lively performances. –– LK

Pauly Shore at Hyena’s Dallas
The comedian struck stardom in the ‘90s with a few TV show and film roles, leading to his stand-up career taking off and becoming a household name. In more recent years he’s been working on his life documentary Pauly Shore Stands Alone, a film that gives fans an inside look to his life on the road and troubles back home. The film was released in 2014, but Pauly is still busy making content on his podcast, Pauly Shore Podcast Show, that began in 2016. — LK

Willie Nelson & Family at Billy Bob’s Texas
The country music living legend has been in the business for an astounding six decades, releasing more than 200 albums and receiving an array of awards. A jack of all trades, the artist recently published his book, It’s A Long Story: My Life, and landed a spot on New York Times’ bestsellers list. The superstar will be accompanied by Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. — LK

Bad Suns at South Side Music Hall
The four-piece got its start in a middle school classroom in LA through the friendship of Christo Bowman and Gavin Bennett. They picked up Miles Morris and Ray Libby shortly after and spent their adolescence dipping toes in the LA music scene. The group is now touring in support of its most recent album release, Disappear Here. — LK

Mercado Artesanal Grand Opening
The first look at Mercado Artesanal will be a full showcase of the art, sculpture, jewelry, textiles and other gifts and trinkets that captivates Latin American culture and history. Food and drinks will be served while attendees can enjoy live music performances. –– LK

Midnight Madness: The Room at Inwood Theatre
“You are tearing me apart, Lisa!” — Obed Manuel

Dallas Veterans Day Parade 2017 at Dallas City Hall
Head over to city hall first for opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. and then stick around for the o the parade. — OM

Bobby Sessions: The DDD Experience at Club Dada
The Dallas born and raised rapper has had quite the ride through his music career, taking a leap of faith when he quit his job with just $50 in his bank account to pursue his passion. The artist was signed and making music just a short year after, all in the confines of his home city, the big D. Dedicated to putting Dallas on the maps for up-and-coming rappers, Sessions reps our city harder than most. –– LK

The Edge of Texas Weekend at Longhorn Ballroom
This two-day celebration will be an exploration of all things Texas food, business, culture, entertainment and science. Sarah Jaffe will play Friday night. Event runs through Saturday.  — OM

The Shins at House of Blues
Started as a side project of James Mercer of Flake in the early ‘90s, the wildly successful band has a long-standing reputation in indie rock with several album releases, Billboard chart appearances and Grammy nominations. — LK

The Story So Far at RBC
Founded in early 2007, the California natives found each other after leaving failed pop rock projects and now have have three studio albums and a few EPs under their belts. That’s really the band’s story so far… — LK

Kaskade Redux Tour at It’ll Do Club
Named the new face of EDM by The New York Times, Ryan Raddon’s DJ alter-ego has hit the Top 10 Billboard’s charts nine times, appeared on the lineup of huge music festivals like Coachella and headlined with the likes of Deadmau5, Tiesto, Skrillex and many more. The Chicago native will have you dancing all night long, as long as you can get into the venue. — LK

Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett at McFarlin Auditorium
Riding the debut of her album, Sometimes I Sit And Think And Sometimes I Just Sit, Barnett will be joining Philadelphia native Kurt Vile as they hit the stage together, playing tunes from their collaborative album, Lotta Sea Lice, that released just last month. –– LK

Morningside Drive at The Rail Club
Presented by Stand For Something Productions, Morningside Drive will be accompanied by Steve Stanley and the Mercs, Palace Saints, Weathered, Propeller and Ron Bultongez Friday evening in Funky Town. — LK

Dirty Groovs at Deep Ellum Art Company
With the venue only a few weeks old, Dirty Groovs will be spinning tunes in the new space. Known for his slow tempo, drum and bass house music, the trio will be throwing down some classic and modern hits. — LK

Chris Welch & The Cicada Killers, The Hope Trust at Main at South Side
Lead by North Texas music veteran Chris Welch, the group is influenced by Eddi Hinto, Otis Redding, Dan Penn and others with post-rock vibes. The indie group has their forthcoming album under Goliad Media. — LK

Fort Worth Rock Assembly IV at Lola’s Saloon
This lineup is original AF. With local bands converting to cover bands representing rock legends like Teenage Sexx as Blink 182 and Dead Vinyl as Led Zeppelin, each performance will be completely one-of-a-kind. — LK

Devil’s Sooty Brother and Friends at Double Wide
Joshua Ray Walker and Nathan Mongol Wells of Devil’s Sooty Brother will be taking to the trailer park to celebrate their birthdays as they host some of the D’s sick local talent. It’s such a special occasion, there will be drink specials all night. — LK

Saturday

Grizzly Bear at Canton Hall
The vivacious American indie band Grizzly Bear will be coming to Canton Hall this weekend. Hot off of their latest critically acclaimed album, Painted Ruins, the band does not stop utilizing their unique sound. With Painted Ruins being their first new album in 5 years, it’s focal point centers in on heavy synths and being beat driven, more than their previous works. “Given that our albums aren’t necessarily like, you listen to it once and you love it, I always want to give an album at least five listens, because it unfolds upon you. You keep discovering things,” band member Ed Droste told Pitchfork during an interview. You can explore the beguiling and rhythmic melodies this Saturday. — Kelly Benjamin

Turtle Creek Arts Festival at Reverchon Park
The new inaugural Turtle Creek Arts Festival is here. Celebrating local and regional artists and crafters alike, the festival will be taking place at the historic Reverchon Park, close to Katy Trail. There will be local food trucks, live acoustic music, hands-on art activities, a children’s area, an auction and many more activities to do. — KB

Cults at Club Dada
The American indie band’s premise stems from their eccentric style and usage of vulnerability through their music. Although, this time around, it seems like Offering is focused on brighter, more upbeat imagery through the music. Singles from the album, such as “I Took Your Picture With My Eyes Closed”, exemplifies the band’s usage of a more synth and stadium-rock styles. —KB

Art CON 13 at Cedars Union
The one-of-a-kind works of 150 local artists will be auctioned off at this long-running event that has raised $300,000 for area nonprofits. Medicine Man Revival and Acid Carousel will perform. — OM

My Favorite Murder Live at The Majestic Theatre
Murderinos unite! This comedy (?) podcast about true crime is so hot right now that the hosts aren’t just hosting two shows on Saturday, but also a third on Sunday. Oh, and all three are sold out! Oh well. Regardless, the mantra remains the same: Stay sexy, don’t get murdered. — Pete Freedman

KB at The Door
Kevin Elijah Burgess, also known by his stage name KB, is the leader of the hip-hop group, HGA, and also was signed in 2010 to Reach Records. His debut album, Weight & Glory, was critically acclaimed within the hip-hop community. — KB

Tow’rs at The Prophet Bar
Tow’rs story started in Flagstaff, Arizona, where each of the members found each other through their deep passion for music and storytelling. With their mellow sound, Tow’rs focuses on being able to utilize their storytelling capabilities through their outlet of heavy riffs and garage melodies. Zach Winters and B R Lively open. — KB

Curren$y at The Door
Curren$y just started touring again, as well as having all of his music being available on streaming platforms like it once was. Stemming from songs from the legendary Pilot Talk I, all the way through his most recent album, Pilot Talk III, the acclaimed rapper continues to impress fans though his witty and playful lyricism while still being able to stay true to his creative vision. —KB

Three Links Does Disco II
Three Links is at it again with a dedicated disco night! You will be sure to hear all of your favorite ‘70s classics, ranging from songs like “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor to “Night Fever” by the Bee Gees. Tickets will be sold at the door, so make sure to strap some cash and bring your best high platform shoes and a durable pair of bell bottoms. — KB

Spoonfed Tribe, Backup Planet & The Effinays at Deep Ellum Art Company
Spoonfed Tribe, Backup Planet & The Effinays will all playing their latest hits this weekend. While the Spoonfed Tribe is a musical group from the ‘90s known for their hypnotic combinations of visuals, Backup Planet is a rock group with influences from legendary bands such as Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, and Rush, while The Effinays are a funk reggae group that focuses on emphasizing latinx significance through their music. — KB

Ariel Pink, Bite Marx at Trees
The legendary Ariel Pink is making his way to Dallas once again. After gaining a ton of traction in 2003 through Animal Collective Par Track’s label, he was able to begin a devoted and loyal fan base of his own. With Pink’s influences stemming from The Velvet Underground, the Godz, the Cure, Destroy All Monsters, and many other bands, Pink’s lo-fi hypnagogic pop music style is one revered by fans today. —KB

An Evening With Rhett Miller at Granada Theater
Ben Kweller, Rhett Miller, Jonathan Tyler, and Jack Ingram will be playing some of their most famous songs for a benefit concert for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Local vendors, scrumptious bites and tons of funtivities will be available for people to do. — KB

Trevor Noah at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah is coming to The Pavilion to do his world famous stand-up routine for us Dallasites. Noah’s deadpan humour, observational comedy, and political satire set him apart from many other comedians, and his show will be one you do not want to miss. — KB

Index Fest at Fair Park
Hot off a new rebranding, Index Fest comes back to Fair Park this Saturday. In addition to an excellent line up of musical artists, such as Big Boi, Langhorne Slim & The Law, Cherub, and J Roddy Walston And The Business, there will be a beer selection of more than 300 beers from more all your favorite local breweries. — KB

Live Art & Soul Festival at The Dirty 30
Balance your inner chakras with the Live Art & Soul Festival this weekend. There will be food trucks, pop up shops, poetry, live bands, spoken word, and tons of soul/blues music. Artists such as Soleil Soleil, Sam Lao, Jayson Lyric and Dquan Cage will be performing all of their latest hits. –– KB

SRSQ, Psychic Killers, Felt & Fur, Leech at Armoury D.E.
SRSQ, Psychic Killers, FELT & FUR and Leech DTX will all be performing their latest songs at this free-as-always show. If you’re prepared to rock out while eating excellent food and cracking open a cold one with the boys™, this is exactly for you. — KB

Willie Nelson & Family at Billy Bob’s Texas
Country legend, activist, and marijuana enthusiast Willie Nelson will play at Billy Bob’s this weekend, featuring opening acts from Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. Nelson’s extensive career stems from his radical stance on marijuana usage, as well as strong musical influences in jazz, pop, blues, and folk. “Always On My Mind” and “Crazy” are some of his most iconic songs of all time, and with a legend like this coming into town, I assure you you might not get another chance to see him live. — KB

Snow Tha Product at South Side Music Hall
Slowly creeping into the spotlight, hip-hop artist Snow Tha Product makes her way to South Side Music Hall to play some of her latest stylings. Since 2011, she had released her first album, Unorthodox, through an independent label. Songs like “Waste of Time” and her breakout single, “Holy Shit”, have caught a ton of attention from hip-hop enthusiasts and fans alike. — KB

16th Annual Pistons and Paint Car Show at North Texas Fair & Rodeo
Pistons and Paint Car Show is on their 16th year of providing a pretty dope experience for Dallasites everywhere. Starting in 2001, a car club known as “the Chupacabras” wanted to start a car show in a Garland, TX chroming shop. After a little elbow grease, a budget of $100, and only 38 cars entered, the first show ended up being a massive success. Since then, the show has been able to acquire a space at the North Texas Fair Grounds, and have been utilizing their resources and prestige to spread influence of their show. — KB

Rock Your HeART Out Concert & Art Auction at Life In Deep Ellum
Bombasta and Los Texmaniacs will play at this concert and art auction that will benefit the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas. Show kicks off at 8 p.m. — OM

This Is Spinal Tap at Texas Theatre
Texas Theatre will be screening this classic mockumentary about the fictional band Spinal Tap’s struggle to find success once more. The screening kicks off 11:11 i the true spirit of cranking things up to 11. DJ Joey Scandalous will be playing all your favorite ‘80s metal favorites. — OM

Veteran’s Day BBQ Fundraiser at Lakewood Brewing Company
Raise money for veterans and drink some cold brews. What’s not to like? — OM

Double Wide Turns 14!
Come celebrate 14 years with the creators of the Yoo-Hoo Yehaw! And have one or two while you’re at it. — OM

Sunday

The Rural Alberta Advantage at Club Dada
The Canadian indie rock band is currently on tour in support of its new album The Wild. The album has the indie vibes you’d expect, but the lyrics reflect on its members’ personal lives. The band’s hit single, “Beacon Hill,” was inspired by Nils Edenloff hometown, Fort McMurray, which suffered a wildfire. — Juan Betancourt

John Mark McMillan at The Door
John Mark McMillan will bless the lord with its cool christian alternative rock. He his currently on tour in support of his new album Mercury and Lightning. Like his other albums, the new album reflects on religion and having a hard time in believing. LAPeer and The Brilliance also perform. —JB

Sebastian Bach: The 9th Annual Toys For Tots
Come rock out with the Canadian rock singer at the ninth annual charity concert. Tickets are just $10 when you bring an unwrapped toy. Messer, Never Your Zero and The Kül open. — JB

Latino Mix Live! With Daddy Yankee at American Airlines Center
Let’s clear this up. No, Justin Bieber will not be here with Daddy Yankee. Yankee’s hit single “Despacito” made him the first Latino artist to reach the top spot on Spotify. Yes, Bieber may have made that song popular with English-only speaking audiences, but it was originally performed and recorded by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. Anyway, come see the reggaeton superstar do his thing at the AAC. Latinx musicians Ozuna, Bad Bunny, Becky G, Plan B, Jowell, Randy and Play-N-Skillz also perform. — JB

Pauly Shore at Hyena’s Plano
Night two of Pauly shore’s stop in town this weekend. — OM

Meat Fight 2017 at Longhorn Ballroom
Eat up all the meat! Meat Fight 2017 is a barbeque competition that will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. There will be more than 20 options of competition meats, beer, whiskey and a live auction of BBQ-themed items. — Marlene Nunez

An Evening With Billy Crockett at Kessler Theater
Crockett has 12 albums under his belt, including his latest album, Rabbit Hole. Each album has solid vocals but perhaps the best part of his music is his rich storytelling behind every chord . — JB

Fall Tejano Festival at Traders Village
Come out and and dance to Tejano music. The festival will feature Tejano bands, food, drinks and entertainment for the whole family. So grab your cowboy hats and boots and start dancing. Or you buy them at the flea market just in case you forget. —JB

Tom Petty Tribute at Opening Bell Coffee
Tom Petty may have left us, but his music will always be in our hearts. And Opening Bell Coffee will be celebrating Petty’s legacy when Carlos Sanchez, Phoenix Hart, Zach Balch, Steve Jackson, Jamie Saso, Christine Hand, Becky Middleton, Szlachetka, Granville Automatic, Pete Coatney and OBC Barista Band perform Petty’s classics. — JB

Weapon of Regret at The Dirty 30
The Corsicana, Texas band mostly plays around the DFW area to showcase its heavy post-hardcore sound. And tonight will be no different. Expect the usual hardcore atmosphere where headbanging is not only welcome — it’s heavily encouraged. Useless, Saints Can Lie, Weather King No Place, Like Home, Every Last Thing Rocks open. —JB

Glass Mansions at The Prophet Bar
If you’re a fan of ‘90s pop then this show is a must see show. The electro pop duo band are influence from ‘90s and modern pop. They have a fresh sound of heavy synths filled with fun and energetic music. Listen to its hit single, Shut Up & Kiss Me before the show. With Danielle Grubb, Ghost pilots and Meet my fate. —JB

Dot’s Hop House & Cocktail Courtyard One-Year Anniversary Celebration
Come celebrate the one year anniversary with live music, drinks and prizes. The first 300 customers get to custom pick your Dot’s shirt and ink color. Of course, the Cowboys game will be on! — JB

Friendsgiving at The Rustic
This Sunday Supper will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit. The Dallas staple will be rolling out a new drink menu full of winter classics like a hot toddy and adult hot chocolate. To make things even more cheery, 100% of the events proceeds will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank. — LK

Cranksgiving Dallas 2017 at Local Hub Bicycle

Make sure to bring a bike and cash to participate in a scavenger hunt that will lead you to a grocery store to buy food for the needy. All items will be donated to The Stewpot. The event is free — JB

All Drake Everything at RBC
You know the drill. It’s all Drake everything from “Best I Ever Had” to “Hotline Bling.” — OM

Barra Brava at Three Links
The Mexicali group will be accompanied by Bum Lucky, Revolucion Oi, Spitfux and Expresion Clandestina. — LK

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

Cover image via Grizzly Bear Facebook Page.

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