Be One Of The Lucky Ones With Sam Riggs At Billy Bob’s Texas, Have A Tex Mex Holiday Fiesta At Kessler Theater And Celebrate Christmas With Us At Three Links.

Oh, Uber, it seems that you just can stay away from making some rather negative headlines.

The ridesharing company made headlines when the app accidentally  charged  an unidentified passenger more than $14,000 for five-mile ride in Toronto.

The odd thing was that Uber didn’t want to refund its money to the passenger, until a user posted the passenger’s bill and it of course went viral. And — well, we all know what happens when things go viral. Uber then refunded the money. But what’s really strange, is that a five-mile ride ended up costing that much.

Anyway, this should probably serve as a warning for you to keep an eye onyour bill so you don’t get overcharged while riding Uber to one of the following events.  —Juan Betancourt

Monday (12.18)

Inside The Huddle at House of Blues
Live taping featuring Dallas Cowboys’ players and legends. — Lauren Keuning

Books & Brews: Murder On The Orient Express at Mudsmith
Enjoy a reading and drinks. — LK

Last Open Mic of 2017 at Deep Ellum Art Company
Final Open Jam of the year. — LK

Ugly Holiday Sweater Party at Shell Shack
Ugly sweaters and crawfish. — LK

Songwriter Round at Opening Bell Coffee
With Zach Balch, Ashley Somogyi and Nicholas Altobelli. — LK

Bowling with Santa at Bowl & Barrel
Bowl with Santa himself. —JB

Tuesday (12.19)

Oral Fixation: Close to Home at Moody Performance Hall
Special holiday reading. — LK

Loteria Nights at Mercado Artesanal
Food, drinks and Mexican Bingo. — LK

Good Local Markets Non Profit Tuesday at Craft & Growler
Support the farmers market by drinking beer! — LK

Love Actually Movie Party at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars
Holiday screening. — LK

Sammy Wilk at The Prophet Bar
Musician, entertainer and social media star. — LK

Hundredth at The Dirty 30
Free mind, open spirit. — LK

Wednesday (12.20)

Motherfunkship at Deep Ellum Art Company
Enjoy some “Groove-Fusion” music. —JB

Julien Baker at Kessler Theater
With Half Waif and Adam Torres. —JB
Female Treble at Shoals
Part of Wednesday’s night Female Treble event. —JB

It’s a Dreamy Life Holiday Party at Main at South Side
With Same Brain, Steve Gnash, The Prof. Fuzz 63 and Acid Carousel. —JB

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest at BrainDead Brewing
Bring your ugly Christmas sweater! —JB

R&B Karaoke at Expo Bar
Come out for a free R&B Karaoke night. —JB

Vegan Holiday Fest at V-Eats Modern Vegan at Trinity Groves
Come to the 2nd annual Vegan Holiday Feast! —JB

Thursday (12.21)

Days N’ Daze at Three Links
With Skull Caster, Noogy and Podunk Parliament. —JB

Bumblefoot at Trees
With Neil Swanson and The Adam Nanez Band. —JB

It’s A Wonderful Life Screening at Majestic Theatre
Watch the holiday classic film. —JB

The Holiday Party at Club Dada
With Cure for Paranoia, Sam Lao and Acid Carousel. —JB

The Effinays at Deep Ellum Art Company
Reunion of The Effinays and Diamond Kings. —JB

Cursed Days 12 at Texas Theatre
The last cursed days of the year! —JB

The Prince Experience at House of Blues
Gabriel Sanchez portraying Prince. —JB

Red Bull Music Academy Presents: Bad Gyal at The Prophet Bar
Free with RSVP. —JB

Friday (12.22)

Trans Siberian Orchestra at American Airlines Center
The live debut of the Christmas Attic. —JB

Los Skarnalles: Fiesta De Navidad at Three Links
With Boss Riot and Revolucion Oi. —JB

Raw Elementz: Power 4 The Localz III at Trees
With Rikki Blue, Coach Tev, Nick Bryant, K Saint, Chas Corey, Jay Luse and DeeJay Mike B. —JB

Family Groove 2 at Deep Ellum Art Company
With DJs PolKat, Joe Castillo and IAMYU. –JB

An Acoustic Evening with Jack Ingram at Kessler Theater
Enjoy the country acoustic session. —JB

Escape – Journey Tribute at Granada Theater
Journey and Fleetwood Mac tribute band. —JB

’99-2000 Party at The Nines
It’s a throwback party! —JB

Toy Drive with Vivid and Vulgar at The Rail Club
With Vivid and Vulgar, 3Eighty3 and December Screams Embers. —JB

Lyfe Jennings at House of Blues
With PJ Morton. —JB

Sam Riggs at Billy Bob’s Texas
Enjoy some country music with Sam Riggs. —JB

Holiday Cheer & Community Beer at Community Beer Company
Part of annual Taproom holiday throw down. —JB

Saturday (12.23)

A Very Ghostlight Christmas at Curtain Club
Daylight Industries, Pulse, Burning Slow, Collide Over Me, Atlas Sky and Goliath. —JB
, Collide Over Me, Atlas Sky, Goliath

Tex Mex Holiday Fiesta at Kessler Theater
With Flaco Jimenez, Peter Rowan and Rick Trevino. —JB

Shane Smith & The Saints at Granada Theater
With Austin Meade. —JB

Pink Floyd Laser Light Spectacular at The Rail Club
Enjoy a laser light show with Pink Floyd music. —JB

Kyoto Lo-Fi at City Tavern
With Tyler Jordan & The Negative Space and Sun Babies. —JB

Casey Donahew Band at Billy Bob’s Texas
With Prophets and Outlaws. —JB

Back in Black at House of Blues
With Def Legend. —JB

Red Animal War at Three Links
With Casey Hess and The Alexander. —JB

Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium
San Diego State Aztecs VS the Army Black Knights. —JB

The Hendersons at Lola’s Saloon
With Doom Ghost. —JB

Sunday (11.24)

Central Track’s Hannukah Harry Saves Christmas at Three Links
It’s our party, so you know it’s going to be lit! —JB

Dallas Cowboys vs. Seattle Seahawks at AT&T Stadium
It’s a must win game! —JB

The Nightmare Before Christmas at The Church
This is Halloween, this is Halloween. —JB

“Feast Of The Seven Dishes” with John Tesar
Chef John Tesar will offer his annual Feast of the Seven Fishes Dinner. —JB

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

Cover image via Sam Riggs Facebook Page.

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