Spend One Night With Lil Yachty, Go On A Pub Crawl Through Deep Ellum With Ellumfest 2017 And Much More To Do This Week.

As kids, we all had a number of fears, like the boogeyman being under our beds. And we’ve all had our ways with how to cope with dark nightmares — either stepping into our older siblings or parents rooms or turning on a nightlight shaped like your favorite Disney character.

But a four-year old in Colorado had a different solution: she actually sought out police officers help to ensure that her new Colorado home was free of the boogeyman. She even wore her own police outfit as police cleared her home.

Funnily enough it turns out, she wasn’t really trying to find monsters because she doesn’t actually believe they exist. She just wanted an excuse to break out her cute police outfit and hang around with the cops because she wants to be one when she grows up.

So as the week gets started, don’t the boogeyman that is oncoming start of the work week get you down and instead plan out your week with this list of things going on in Dallas this week. — Pauline Esguerra

Monday (8.7)

Memorial for Rustin Luther at Dirty 30
Celebrate the life and music of this Urizen bassist and father of five. RIP. — Alex Copeland

Full Moon Bike Ride Through the River at Belo Garden Park
Make the most of our your summer by bike riding alongside the Trinity River. Take in the fresh air, friends. — PE

Bachelorette Final Watch Party at W Hotel
Find out who Rachel’s final pick is going to be… with a couple glasses of rosé. — PE 

Paul Slavens & Friends at Dan’s Silverleaf
Former frontman of late ’80s rock band turned radio host has a little more than just freestyle off the record. — PE

Tuesday (8.8)

Ocean Disco at Sundown at Granada
New Orleans inspired dance party music with a whole lot of funk in the mix. — PE

Mink Coat Killa Tour ft. Jarren Benton at The Green Elephant
Rapper with a jarring sound and lyrics. — PE

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox at Gexa Energy Pavilion
Turn up to today’s best hits and a bunch of throwback bangers. — PE

311, New Politics at Southside Ballroom
Rock on. — PE

Socials with Chef Evelyn at Cane Rosso Deep Ellum
Get a little taste of all the best restaurants that Dallas has to offer. — PE

Fuel at Trees
Don’t fall away. — PE

Pour Yourself Into History at Granada Theater
Sip, socialize, and take in the used-to-be’s in Dallas history. — PE

The Big Movie: Scarface at Magnolia Theatre
You know what capitalism is? Getting fucked! — PE

Tuesday Night Yoga & Dinner at Dallas Farmers Market
Namaste and dine away. — PE

Wednesday (8.9)

In The Valley Below at Club Dada
California-based band bringing some indie rock tunes. — PE

Bring It! Live at Fair Park Music Hall
You ever wanted to see Miss D and her crew on stage? Here’s your front row seat. — PE

Mobina Galore at Three Links
Vocally aggressive, lyrically soft. — PE

Lustravi, Led By Serpents at Reno’s Chop Shop
Dark metal music is probably not for you. But if you can take a hit, then this is most definitely for you. — PE

Laff Out Loud Comedy Show at Arlington Improv
Good comedy to laugh out your hump day. — PE

Gideon, Varials at The Dirty 30
You ever heard of Christian heavy metal? Despite their differences, this performance should be interesting… — PE

Sadist, Obstruction at The Nines
Dark metal seems to really like Wednesday. — PE

Civil Youth, Blue Apollo, The Silver Streams at The Prophet Bar
Now if death metal isn’t quite your thing, maybe a collection of indie pop will be. — PE

Boys of Summer Tour 2017 at Granada Theater
The biggest event for all the social media music heart throbs. — PE

Thursday (8.10)

Improvisation Across Continents at Latino Cultural Center
This collaborative dance series examines the mysterious origins of flamenco, it’s ties to gypsy culture and its Indian origins. — AC

Emily Bell at Double Wide
Gritty, poppy rock n’ roll jams. — AC

Lowdown at The Nines
A cadre of local DJs spinning house, electro and other permutations of that electronic music that you crave. — AC

Gino’s Wine & Hip Hop at Checkered Past Winery
Drink a little wine, loosen yourself up and get down with hip-hop dance expert Gino Johnson. — AC

August Art & Wine Walk at Downtown Plano Arts District
Sip, shop and take in the art at this monthly affair. — AC

Proper British Pop-Up at Craft Beer Cellar
Authentic British baked goods, including pies, sausage rolls, scotch eggs, pasties and more. And don’t worry, the biscuits aren’t the hardtack you’d expect over here. — AC

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Airhogs Stadium
A night of cultural celebration with food and, yes, baseball. With special guest artist Monica Botango. — AC

Buckcherry, Plissken at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
Raw, unbridled rock. — AC

Friday (8.11)

South San Gabriel at Kessler Theater
A Denton-based alt-country group with soulful tunes. — AC

Jidenna at Trees (SOLD OUT)
It seems the classic man is in high demand. — AC

Rod Stewart with Cyndi Lauper at Verizon
C’mon sugar, let them know. — AC

Lil Yachty at Bomb Factory
His royal highness, The King of Teens. — AC

C.J. Starr at Hyenas
Laugh it up with this Dallas-based comic. — AC

Queen of the Underground at Sue Ellens
An open women’s wrestling tournament to determine who will be crowned champion. Long live the queen. — AC

SLC Punk 35mm and a Punk Rock Party with SubSahara, Loafers, Thyroids at Texas Theatre
A punk movie and a punk show. That’s punk on punk. — AC

Amber Does Dallas Presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Angelika Film Center
Science fiction, double feature. Dr. X will build a creature. — AC

Sleeping Jesus With Jackie Darlene At Double Wide
Chill indie pop tunes with a raspy crooner behind the mic. — AC

Texas Hippie Coalition, Triple SP, Black On High and Brazos River Outlaws at The Rail Club
Look, I could rattle off a bunch of genres here, but what all this boils down to is a metric ton of solid rock. — AC

The Danner Party, Smokey Mirror, Picnic, Lightning at Armoury, D.E.
Heavy riffs, from psyche to blues. — AC

Ellumfest 2017
A pubcrawl through Deep Ellum that goes towards something good. Cash goes to support Dallas Children’s Charities and the Dallas Margarita Society. — AC

Saturday (8.12)

Gorilla vs Bear VI at the Bomb Factory
Washed Out, featuring Jessy Lanza, Jacques Greene, the She-Devils and more. — AC

The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes at The Majestic
The elusive Dread Pirate Roberts himself. — AC

Totally ‘90s with Kel: A Dallas Bar Crawl at British Brewing Company
With everything going on in the world today, it’s totally reasonable to want to revert back to a decade where your biggest concern was whether or not you missed the latest episode of All That, right? — AC

Blondie, Garbage at Gilley’s
More edgy pop rock sensations than your heart of glass can handle. — AC

Union Underground, 5 Billion and Counting, Alloy at Trees
A wall of heavy metal sound to crush you alive. — AC

Brett Johnson at It’ll Do Club
Dallas-bred electronic music DJ returns home for this show. — AC

Authority Zero & The Supervillains, From Parts Unknown at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
‘90s reggea-punk fusion from Authority Zero, energetic metalcore from From Parts Unknown. — AC

I’m The One Who’s Fighting At Double Wide
With Kaleider and Classy Affair on the side. — AC

Locked & Loaded: Koolquise, Blaze Franco, Spaceboifresh, Punktronica at Armoury, D.E.
The latest addition to the ongoing Locked & Loaded series that promises to bring you the freshest and most interesting slices of music. — AC

The Princess Bride At Texas Theatre
Conceive of it. — AC

Cool Out At Off The Record
Tony Schwa’s at the turn tables distributing good vibes. — AC

Saved By The 90’s Party at Cowboys Red River
Travel back in time and coax that arrested development a little. — AC

Sunday (8.13)

Myles Parrish, Lost Boy, JAKE at Club Dada
Hip hop and EDM from the Bay Area and beyond. — AC

An Evening with R. Kelly (CANCELLED)
Gee, I wonder what came up.

Alesana, Eyes Set To Kill, Lakeshore, Alteras, The Amatory Murder at Trees
A twisted blend of alternative rock, post-hardcore and metal. — AC

David Carr Jr. at Tolberts
Some saxophone tunes to help that Tolbert’s chili go down smooth. — AC

August Flea Market at Double Wide
Sell some crap, buy some crap.

Roger Creager at Love and War in Texas
Raw country tunes.

Peticolar Ping Pong Tourney II at Peticola Brewing Co.
Round two of this 32 person tourney. Brutal paddle on paddle action.

Late Brunch at The Nines
Brunch that ends at 2pm is a disservice to all of us weekend warriors that sleep in til 1pm.

The Leo Party at The Church
Celebrate a turning of the zodiac with a gothic industrial get down.

It Hurts To Be Dead, The Dolly Llamas, Ratchet Action Cult at Three Links
Energetic punk action.

The Yacht Club at Off the Record
Disregard for a moment that Dallas is landlocked and enjoy a discount shot or two.

The Hottest Half at Continental Bridge
It’s a million degrees outside, so why not run a marathon? That’s a perfectly sane and rational thing to do.

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

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