Go Through Strange Trails With  Lord Huron, Groove With Erykah Badu At The Riverfront Jazz Festival And Enjoy So Much More This Jam-Packed Week In Dallas.

In case you weren’t paying attention to music news in the area last week, one of the biggest developments is that Arlington Soundcloud rapper Tay-K 47’s song “The Race” climbed to No. 52 on the Billboard Hot 100 list and that landed him the top spot in our Buzz Rankings for the third time this month.

Few stories out of the Dallas-Fort Worth music scene have been as compelling as that of Tay-K’s, and normally, news of his song’s rise would be happy news, but in case you’re not familiar with his story, well, he’s behind bars as he was arrested at the end of June  three months after he went escaped his court-mandated house arrest days before a court hearing for two murder charges.

So yeah, his song went viral and he’s gotten shoutouts from big names along the way. But Tay-K obviously doesn’t have any shows this week and he probably won’t ever have one any time soon. However, there’s still plenty happening in the area this week, so feel free to plan your Tay-K-free week with this packed list of ongoings.

Monday (8.28)

Braindead Brewing and Petra and The Beast Dinner at Braindead Brewing
A collaborative dinner for the ages.

Lord Huron at The Bomb Factory

Uncommon Ramen with Chef Philip Speer at Top Knot
Much better than the ramen you had in college.

Killer Queen League Night at The Cidercade
Time to button mash.

Monday Movie Night at LUCK Trinity Groves
This week it’s the Harrison Ford classic Presumed Innocent.

Tuesday (8.29)

Cubits at Double Wide
With Rat Rios and Pool Lights.

Budget-Bond Town Hall at Jubilee Park and Community Center
With Councilman Adam Medrano.

Summer Shakespeare Acting Class at Arts Mission Oak Cliff
Act out the Bard’s tales.

Inter Arma at Club Dada
With Brain Tentacles and Expander.

Bonton Farms: A Reclamation of Land at aloft Downtown Dallas Hotel
Learn how an urban farm can thrive.

The Big Movie: Private Benjamin at Magnolia Theatre
With everyone’s favorite blonde, Goldie Hawn.

Wednesday (8.30)

Black Moon 35mm at Texas Theatre
With Blixaboy and Time.

Siamese at Double Wide
Trippy tunes with eerie vocals.

Blaze Bayley (of Iron Maiden) at The Rail Club
Watch Blaze blaze.

Casey Donahew at The Rustic
Classic bro country.

Stu Larsen at Three Links
Songs from a travelin’ man.

Residente at The Bomb Factory
Straight from La Calle 13.

Jazzmasters Lounge at House Of Blues Foundation Room
Live music, dope cocktails and tasty bites.


Thursday (8.31)

Dave Chappelle at Irving Music Factory
He’s rich, biatch.

So-So Topic’s Homecoming Show at Three Links
And what a homecoming it’ll be.

SoundMinds Music Festival at Granada Theater
Tunes for a healthy state of mind.

The Ticket Fight Night at The Bomb Factory (Free)
It’s a free show with the funny guys win The Ticket.

Wizardvision at Off The Record
Every last Thursday.

Film Feast at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
A feast for the eyes and the stomach.

Chuck Mosley at The Prophet Bar
Joined by Doug Esper of Faith No More.

Friday (9.1)

Dave Chappelle at Irving Music Factory
Fuck yo couch.

BrewHaHa Date Night at Community Beer Company
A live dating comedy show. Could it get more awkward?

Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow at Gas Monkey Live
Rockin’ tunes and a sideshow.

Riverfront Jazz Festival at River Ranch Texas Horse Park
With Erykah Badu.

Black Sabbitch (Tribute Band) at Three Links
They’re going off the rails on a crazy train.

Tab Benoit at Granada Theater
Blues rock straight from the bayou.

Down With Picnictype at Off The Record
Only every first Friday.

Jimmy Herring and The Invisible Whip at Trees
With Friday’s Foolery.

Solice at Curtain Club
The Arlington rockers want to rock your pants off.

Midnight Madness: To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything at Inwood Theatre
Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze and John Leguizamo in dresses. Get ready to laugh.

Matthew Dear at The Nines
LoLo presents…

Like Water For Chocolate at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Based on the novel of the same name.

Performance 35mm at Texas Theatre
With music from Pearl Earl, George Quartz and Big Bill.

Brave Combo at Levitt Pavilion Arlington
Everyone’s favorite jam band.

Slaves at RBC
With Out Came the Wolves and other special guests.

Snackin Waggin at Halal Guys Greenville Avenue
Bring the pups.

Brave Little Howl at The Prophet Bar
With Space Munk and Safety Meeting.

Grits & Biscuits at House of Blues
Non-stop hip hop.

Friday Night Block Party at Dallas Farmers Market
With Rex’s Seafood.

TWRK, Fight Clvb at Stereo Live
Free entry from 9-11 p.m. with RSVP.

Labyrinth, Dark Crystal at Coyote Drive-In Lewisville
Fantasy double feature.

Saturday (9.2)

Adam Torres at Main at South Side
With Jake Paleschic and Claire Morales.

Advocare Classic: Michigan vs. Florida at AT&T Stadium
Get in that college football groove.

Invasion Car Show Afterparty with Wayne Hancock at Trees
Afterparty if you didn’t get enough vroom vroom.

La La Land In Concert at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
Not with Ryan and Emma, though.

Brad Paisley World Tour at Irving Music Factory
With Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell.

The Invasion Car Show #10 at Trees
Ten years going strong.

The Dallas Ultimate Hip Hop Showcase at Curtain Club
Superior Booking presents…

Emo Nite at RBC
See what all the angsty fuzz is all about.

Locked & Loaded: From Beyond, Bargoyles, Marianna’s Web at Armoury D.E.
If it’s free, it’s for me…

Monthly Cidery Tour at The Cidercade

See how they make it and then enjoy some.

Viva’s Burlesque: Saturday Morning Cartoons at Viva’s Lounge
Your cartoon favorites go burlesque for a night.

Children of Indigo at Sundown at Granada
Local boys who mix funk, blues and hip hop.

The Big Show Car, Truck and Bike 2017 at Dallas Market Center
It’s the big show.

Three Days of Labor Day Celebrations at Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Can’t beat $2 hot dogs on Labor Day.

GBH, The Casualties at Three Links
With The Scandals.

The Icarus Account at The Prophet Bar
With City Under Siege, Beneath The Waves.

Julieta Venegas at The Bomb Factory
With locals MAYTA.

American Aquarium at The Granada Theater
With Matthew Ryan.

Top Ten Records Offical Re-Opening
The Oak Cliff institution reopens its doors.

Hug Life Featuring Red Eye at It’ll DO Club
Come ready to dance.

Riff Throwdown at Double Wide
So much shredding.

Movies In The Park: The Force Awakens at Klyde Warren Park
Who are Rey’s freaking parents, dude?

Sunday (9.3)

Fifth Annual Burning Bubba Festival with Social Distortion at Billy Bob’s Texas
The story of my life.

2017 Labor Day and Jazz Festival at African American History Museum of Dallas
Smooth sounds for the long weekend.

Deep Ellum Mimosa Walk
Don’t even talk to us until we’ve had our mimosas.

East Side Four-Year Anniversary at East Side Denton
All the whiskey, all beer.

Hooten Hallers at Three Links
They’re bringing all the hootin’ and a hollerin’.

Michael Cheney’s Bday Bash! With Lizzie Boredom, Kill Vargas at Armoury D.E.

Party like a rockstar for free.

Sixth Annual Labor of Love Homebrew Festival at Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Six years of community lovin’.

Jeff & Larry’s Backyard BBQ at The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory
With Eddie Money.

All Kendrick Lamar Everything at RBC

All White Everything at Andy’s Bar
Lil D bringing the party.

The Road to Playing With Fire Festival at Rail Club
Don’t play with matches, though.

Mostly Martha at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
A chef saves the day, as usual.


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