Jam Out At Fortress Festival In Fort Worth, Break The Law With Judas Priest At The Bomb Factory And Eat All The Tacos At Taco Libre At The Dallas Farmers Market.

The adult film actress who is currently embroiled in a scandal with President Donald Trump is in town this weekend.

Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, will perform at Bucks Wild Fort Worth and Dallas. She’ll first take the stage tonight in Fort Worth and then close out her Make America Horny Again Tour in Dallas Saturday night.

Think of her tour what you will, but one industry expert we spoke to said Daniels could make upwards of $20,000 this weekend. He told us it’s pretty much the smartest thing she can be doing at this point in her career.

Still, the strip club isn’t for everyone. So after you head out to watch Infinity War, you should probably hit up one of the following weekend events. Be safe out there, Dallas. — Obed Manuel

Friday

Joey Bada$$ at House of Blues
Brooklyn raised Rapper Joey Bada$$ made his debut with the hip-hop collective Pro Era. After dropping his first solo album, B4.Da.$$, in 2015, he followed that up with his most critically acclaimed album, 2017’s ALL AMERIKKKAN BADA$$. Expect a bada$$ show… Dessy Hinds opens. — Jacob Besser

Slowdive at Granada Theater
Psychedelic, garage rock band Slowdive  formed in 1989 in England. Though the group put out two albums in the 90’s, most of its commercial success with the 2017 release of its self-titled album. And now the English band is riding this newfound wave of success to Dallas. El Paso, garage rock band, Holy wave will open. — JB

PJ Morton at Kessler Theater
The New Orleans native played with Maroon 5 for a few years but has since come into his own and become one of the biggest names in R&B revival and neo-soul. Brik Liam, R&B coming off the 2017 release of The Ascension LP, will open. — JB

Jack Johnson at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Former surfer and documentary filmmaker, Jack Johnson is best known for his work as a singer-songwriter, and his success in soft rock and other acoustic genres. Portalnd based Bluegrass Band, Fruition will be the opening act, touring their fifth studio-album, Watching it all Fall Apart. — JB

Baths at Club Dada
Los Angeles-based chillwave artist Baths headlines this night of elctro pop, indie pop, etc. It’s going to be  a pop-stravaganza. No Joy and Sasami Ashworth open the show.  — JB

Sirsy at Prophet Bar
Sirsy plays a blend of rock and blues that has been made famous by acts like The Black Keys. So if that’s your dig, then this one’s for you. Robot Arms, Mark Devin and Last City also perform. — JB

Chastity Belt at Deep Ellum Art Company
Chastity Belt is a indie, noise-pop band originally formed in Walla Walla, Washington. The band’s sincere songwriting and countless indie hits have taken over the sound waves for the past couple of years. And it’s sound will surely take over the DEAC stage. Omni and Dead Sullivan open. — JB

Les Miserables at Music Hall at Fair Park
This classic play is back, now is your chance to re-watch it or catch it if you missed it last time. The legendary show still carries the same fame after premiering 38 years ago in Spain. The story tells about the struggles of prisoner in 1815, but the themes can easily relate to current themes of the repression. Les Miserables will definitely deliver. — GT

Jack White at The Bomb Factory
Jack White has been one of the biggest names in Rock’n’Roll for the past 20-something years. His work with The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather will definitely be catalogued as one of the aughts most memorable rock portfolios. White is back on tour after the release of his newest solo album, Boarding House Reach. If you are planning on attending this concert, be aware that your phone is going to be locked inside some sort of pouch provided by Yondr Phone Zone. — JB

Hemlock at Curtain Club
Las Vegas legacy metal act Hemlock brings its wall of death schtick to a much smaller Deep Ellum venue than it does when on tour with Slipknot or Ministry. The better to pummel you with. Rib Cage, American Concrete,and The Ends open.— Cory Graves

Fortress Fest Pregame at FWBlackhouse
The FW Blackhouse pregame is your best bet to get ready for Fortresss Fest. It’s also a great chance to buy a ticket in advance before they sell out. Drinks will be provided by Dripping Springs Vodka and DJ Christy Ray will spin. — GT

Bunny Yoga at Deep Ellum Yoga
Find your inner bunny peace at Bunny Yoga! All proceeds from ticket sales  will benefit local nonprofit Cathy’s Critters. — GT

Coco at The Shops at Park Lane
“Remember me…” I’m not crying — you’re crying. OK, we’re all crying. Catch this screening of the best movie of 2017 at 8:30 p.m. — OM

Naughty By Nature 25th Anniversary at Lava Cantina The Colony
While touring as part of its 25th anniversary, Naughty By Nature has just one question for you: are you down with O.P.P.? — OM

“Weird Al” Yankovic at Majestic Theatre
The modern DaVinci of song parody is playing this sold out show at the historic Majestic Theatre. Though he’ll be playing mostly from his original tunes, you should still expect to laugh it up tonight. — JB

Beach House Listening Party at Good Records
Do you like Beach House? Of course you do, everyone likes Beach House. Here’s a chance to celebrate Beach House’s newest album with other group enthusiasts.– JB

Hackers 35mm at Texas Theatre
Go on a hacking adventure with Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller at the screening of this 1995 thriller. — GT

Omni at City Tavern
Noise-pop trio Omni play alongside Denton’s Dead Sullivan and Glove. — JB

Willie Nelson Night at Spinster Records
Jam out to some classic Willie Nelson and listen to the Texas icon’s newest album, Last Man Standing. Get 10 percent off when you buy any album by any Texas artist. — Gina Torres

Denton Arts & Jazz Festival
Denton’s three-day celebration of all things art and jazz kicks off today and runs through the weekend! — OM

Saturday

Judas Priest at The Bomb Factory
The iconic band stops in town while on its Firepower Tour. Saxon and Black Star Riders open. — GT

Longhorn Park Grand Opening
Ride horses, eat BBQ and drink beer as you celebrate the grand opening of the Longhorn Ballroom Park at this two-day party. Smoked One90 and Pecan Lodge will serve food at the event. — OM

Ron Gallo at Club Dada
A poet turned musician, Ron Gallo has crafted his own unique perspective on the world. One, the world is completely fucked Or two, the universe is inside you. His EP Really Nice Guys provides a sampling of the inner workings of his mind. So roll through. You never know you might gain a new perspective on life. — GT

LAYNE at Three Links
The alternative rock band out of Los Angeles was recently robbed in D.C. So now more than ever, the crew needs support from its local fans. — GT

Grassland Fire at Three Links
If alt-country was already considered going against the current, Grassland Fire goes the extra step by adding punk and psych rock to the mix. Having recently formed, the band’s sound is sure to evolve, but here’s a chance to see its raw energy before that happens.  — GT

Taco Libre at Dallas Farmers Market
Tacos y lucha libre. You know the drill. The festival that brings together some of Dallas’s best and most popular taquerias is back. This time around, the wrestling will also feature female luchadoras ready to put on a high-flying show. Vivan lxs rudxs! — OM

Flowmoon April at Deep Ellum Art Company
The Flowmoon gathering returns with DJs, art, vendors, Fire/Flow performances and live music from Children of Indigo and Austin’s Collidoscope. — GT

Fortress Festival
The two-day festival will host the likes of Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett, De La Soul, RZA ft. Stone Mecca, Chicano Batman, Tune-Yards, The Voidz, Rapsody, Shabazz Palaces, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Lee Fields and The Expressions, Jay Som, Waxahatchee, The Texas Gentlemen, the Vandoliers, Pearl Earl, Cure for Paranoia, Andy Pickett, Midnight Opera, Henry the Archer and Ronnie Heart. Don’t forget to go through the galleries and architecture, too! Hit the link above for full event details. — GT

North By North at Double Wide
Even though the Chicago crunch rock duo hasn’t released new music since 2016’s The Last Days of Magic, the touring hasn’t slowed down as is proven by the band’s Dallas stop of the Never-Ending Tour. NITE, Rosegarden Funeral Party and San Diego’s Alive & Well also perform.  — GT

Annova, InnrCor at Curtain Club
Anova Skyway, Tetrax, Homesick Alien and Innrcor are putting on an all metal showcase to melt of your face. — GT

Los Tres Tristes Tigres at the Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
The comedic trio from Mexico is here to make you laugh with its light-hearted original songs, monologues and parodies. — GT

Over The Rhine at Kessler Theater
There have been many husband and wife duos in the history of music. Johnny Cash and June Carter, Mates of State, Captain and Tenille are just a few. One of the best, however, is Cincinnati’s Over The Rhine. The duo’s music is sultry and smokey, kind of like a dark speakeasy. Their brand of folk music borders jazz and country and is carried on the wings of Karin Bergquist’s feathery voice. — Roberto Aguilar

Bob Schneider at Granada Theater
The Austin indie singer-songwriter heads up I-35 to play jams at the Granada during what should be a lovely weekend. — OM

Bhad Bhabie at Trees
Cash her at Trees, how ’bout dat? — OM

Butts on Bikes Brewery Tour at Community Brewing Company
The 10-mile bicycle brewery tour will help you get some some exercise and drink some beer all while you do some good by donating to Dirtbag Charities.  — GT

Fourth Annual Philanthroparty at The Statler
This is just here in case you’re feeling extra fancy and have some seriously deep pockets. — OM

Dawg Day of Service at Bottled Blonde
Dawg Day of Service brings the community together to make sandwiches for those in need with TangoTab’s Feed The City: Deep Ellum. Bring your, friends, co-workers, family and neighbors and help out. — GT

Darude at Stereo Live Dallas
The only possible right answer to “what’s the song name?” — CG

Sunday

The Garden at Club Dada
The experimental punk rock brother duo out of Orange County headlines, though opener Tijuana Panthers could easily also close out the show. This one is for out-and-out punk rock lovers. — OM

The Moondoggies at Double Wide
The Washington-based psych-influenced, alt-country outfit hits up the Double Wide while you sip cheap drink specials. Matthew McNeal opens. — CG

Steve Earle & The Dukes at Majestic Theatre
Steve Earle & The Dukes stop in town to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Copperhead Road, an album that somehow managed to blend metal and bluegrass. — OM

AVANCE Latino Street Fest at Dallas Arts District
The all-day party kicks off a t 11 a.m. and will feature four blocks of food, live music and family friendly entertainment. If you’re looking to get your steps in and tire out the kiddos, this is a great bet. — OM

Zoé at House of Blues
The alternative rock band out of formed in Mexico City and has been doling out a brand of alternative rock laced with psychedelic vibes that has garnered it multiple Latin Grammys. Awards aside, though, tonight’s show will be lit. — OM

Dog Day Afternoon at Deep Ellum Neighbors
Finally a festival that’s not just about spoiling your pup but also about thanking them for their undying loyalty and unconditional love. Festivities start at 11 a.m. and run all day. — OM

Jack White at The Bomb Factory
Jack White closes out his two-show outing in Dallas this weekend. Needless to say, this one is also sold out. — OM

Third Man Rolling Record Store at Good Records
Before Jack White’s show later tonight, his independent record label will be at Good Records from noon until 3 p.m. with special deals and exclusive items that will only be offered to customers at the record store. — OM

April Artists Market at Deep Ellum Art Company
Support local artists! — OM

Matthew Logan Vazquez at Main at South Side
The Delta Spirit frontman is stopping in town to play tunes from his 2017 solo album Does What He Wants, an album that was originally supposed to be written for Delta Spirit. Even if we don’t know what’s actually up with that band, we can still show up and enjoy Vazquez’s harmonic vocals. — OM

Extreme Racing at Lone Star Park
Ostriches, zebras and camels will get a chance to race in between horse races. Plus, admission, food and drinks are discounted today. Can’t lose with this one, really. — OM

Dog Bowl at Cotton Bowl
Treat your pupperino to a day of running around a football field. Event is free and will feature various vendors and rescue organizations. There will also be a giant “dip and sip” station to keep the puppers cooled off. Event runs from 1-5 p.m. — OM

Crawfish Boil at Press Box Grill
The downtown eatery invites you to its sixth annual crawfish boil. Twenty-five bucks gets you in and all the crawfish you can eat. Event will feature beer specials. The chow down starts at 1 p.m. — OM

Brew and Arts at Peticolas Brewing
It’s the fifth Sunday, so you know what that means. It’s time to sip on some brews and shopping for art created by local artists. — OM

RED STAR Bicycle Shop 4-Year Anniversary Party
RED STAR is celebrating four years of being a part of Dallas’ cycling community with a gravel ride, a bike swap meet, food, live music, beer and a bike show. Stay on top of the latest event details by checking out the link above. Gravel ride starts at 9 a.m. — OM

Daughters of the Sexual Revolution at Angelika Film Center
This brand new documentary tells the story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders not only changed the game but also helped the organization expand its reach. Screening starts at 7:30 p.m. — OM

Local Hype: Premiere Dallas Pop Up Experience at IQ Haus
Creatives unite at this event that’s being dubbed the “Premiere Dallas Pop Up Experience.” Try new products, meet other local influencers and learn a few tips on how to build your brand. The event runs from noon until 6 p.m. — OM

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

Cover image via Father John Misty Facebook Page.

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