Blow Up The Outside World in Addison, Get Real With Bill Maher, Wait For The Other Shoe at Vans Warped Tour, and More.

Often the world can seem like a cruel, dark place. In times like these, when those negative Facebook comments just get a little too overwhelming, we get things like this slideshow of cats whacked out of the gourds on catnip.

And when those 15 seconds of joy are over, and we’ll still have a whole week ahead to look forward to. But look on not in dread, because we’ve thrown together a list of daily places to find your little moments of happiness.

Monday (7.2)
Learn Son Jarocho at The Wild Detectives
Play on.

Labyrinth at Angelika Film Center
The story of the babe.

Steve Gnash, Big Bill at Main at South Side
Been a minute.

Tuesday (7.3)
Quiet Slang at Dada
AKA James Alex of Beach Slang.

Tuesday Night Trash at Texas Theatre
A Alligator and Jaws 5 double feature.

Addison Kaboom Town
Fireworks go boom.

Wednesday (7.4)
Shannon Lay, Dent May at Transit Bicycle Co.

Brews and Booms at Panther Island Brewing
Pop a cold one.

Lone Stars and Stripes at Lone Star Park
Bet the farm.

A Star-Spangled Spectacular at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
It’s a grand ol’ flag.

Thursday (7.5)
Camp Nowhere Tour at South Side Ballroom
With Big Wild, TroyBoi, Louis the Child, Cray, R.LUM.R.

Banes World at Dada
Stay away from my baby.

David Michael George at Magnolia Motor Lounge
Sink or swim.

Fresh 45s at Independent Bar & Kitchen
Spin it.

Friday (7.6)
Joan of Arc at Main at South Side
They’ve got the whole this land is your land in their hands.

Vans Warped Tour at Dos Equis Pavilion
With 3OH!3, Mayday Parade, Knuckle Puck, Falling in Reverse and dozens more.

Hatsune Miku at The Bomb Factory
A hologram, live in concert.

Bill Maher at WinStar World Casino and Resort
Real talk.

Z-Ro at The Rail Club
So Houston.

Tyler Farr at Billy Bob’s
You should go to church sometime.

Saturday (7.7)
Dubs & Dogs 2018 at Lewisville Volkswagen
Slug bug.

Star-Spangled Banner at Viva’s Lounge
Raising flags, and other things.

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues
Where did you go?

The Devon Allman Project at Kessler Theater
Gregg Allman’s boy.

Hairspray at Winspear Opera House
Good morning, Baltimore.

Sunday (7.8)
Les Liaisons Dangereuses at Theatre Three
Are you in, or are you out?

Fantastic Negrito at Cambridge Room
Please don’t be dead.

Pearl Earl, Sunbuzzed, The Bralettes at Three Links
Cosmic queens.

Cover photo by Dominique Goncalves.

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