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Dress Up Like Lady Gaga, Think About Rap With Logic, Spike The Punch At An Adult Prom And More Than 50 Other Things To Do This Weekend.

Well, you’ve made it through yet another week of work.

If it was a particularly tough week, you might have remarked to yourself or your coworker that your boss is a total dictator. Well, Vox took a look at how some bosses are literally like dictators. And they learned a few interesting facts! Here are just a few: Amazon considers casual conversations to be time theft; Apple inspects the personal belongings of its workers; and Tyson Chicken has even gone so far as to prevent its workers from using the bathroom, leaving some folks there to even urinate on themselves as their superiors laughed.

So, y’know, maybe your boss isn’t that bad.

But if they are, then consider this weekend your own mini-revolution. Take a break from being oppressed and let this list of weekend events serve as your manifesto of fun. — Alex Copeland

Friday (7.21)

Ralphie May at Addison Improv
The Fat Baby Jesus himself is hitting up Addison Improv this weekend with stand-up that aims to be as relatable as it is offensive. — AC

Whiskey Shivers at Three Links
This Austin-area Americana group is on the road promoting new album, Some Part of Something. — AC

Good Morning Bedlam at Poor David’s Pub
Energetic, twangy midwest folk jams. — AC

The Rocket Summer 10-Year Anniversary Tour at Trees
It’s been 10 years since Bryce Avary pumped out Do You Feel, and what better way to celebrate than with a show? — AC

Killer Queen Tribute Band at The Bomb Factory
She keeps Moet & Chandon in her pretty cabinet. “Let them eat cake,” she says, just like Marie Antoinette. — AC

Sara Evans at Billy Bob’s Texas
A little bit stronger. — AC

Free Week: Night Drive, Blackbird Blackbird, Nite and Nervous Curtains at Granada Theater
The Granada continues its ongoing Free Music Week with flurry of electropop. — AC

Illenium at Lizard Lounge
Chill vibes from this Denver-based DJ. — AC

The Ghost Wolves at Armoury D.E.
Gritty Austin-area alt-rockers with an attitude problem. — AC

All-Blink 182 Everything at RBC
The John Stewart and Blue, The Misfit perform DJ sets in tribute to all the small things. — AC

’Til Midnight at The Nasher Sculpture Center.
The Nasher hosts live music sets and screens the 2016 film Sing Street as part of this ongoing outdoor event series. Bar service, grab-and-go snacks and street tacos are available. — AC

DDFW Master of the Mic at The Dirty 30
This annual rap competition hits Dallas up for a second time in round two of this elimination face-off. — AC

Mushroomhead at The Rail Club
Brutal metal veterans hit up Dallas on their 2017 Spring tour. American Grim and Hail Sagan also play. — AC

Speedealer at Double Wide
Here comes death. — AC

National Tequila Day at Taqueria La Ventana
Get your limes and salt! Everyone’s favorite agave-based beverage has its very own annual celebration. — AC

Lady Gaga Late Night Costume Contest at Dallas Museum of Art
Come dressed in your best Lady Gaga outfit. Registration starts at 6 p.m. and only 50 contestants will be allowed to participate. — Pauline Esguerra

Return of the ’90s at Dallas Comedy House
How funny were the ’90s in retrospect? Pretty funny, this sketch show hopes! — Pete Freedman

Saturday (7.22)

Don Henley’s Birthday Concert at American Airlines Center
Celebrate with the Eagles legend on his 70th birthday while rocking out to some of the iconic group’s best hits and his solo classics. — PE

Kixpo at The Tower Building in Fair Park
Dallas’ annual celebration of all things sneaker-related takes to Fair Park. — PF

Launch of White Rock Zine Machine at Deep Vellum Books
Round up all those quarters in between the couch cushions folks, because there are 12 zines to collect from this debuting zine machine. Also enjoy a live poetry slam from local Dallas poets. — PE

Rescue Goat Yoga at Four Bullets Brewery
Come do yoga in Richardson as goats walk on your back. It might not align your chakras, but it’ll kill on IG. — PF

The O’s at Beckert Park.
Make the most with what you have left of your summer vacation with some melodic folk acoustics out in Addison. — PE

KUZU Launch Party at Harvest House
As if launching this long-bubbling radio station isn’t arduous enough a process, its staff has decided to host this launch party simultaneously with the station’s first broadcast day. — PF

Eisenberg’s Skatepark Reunion at Allen Skate Park
Were you a regular at Eisenberg’s back in the day? Hit up this event — at a different park, but y’know, one that’s still in operation —  where all of your old pals will be gathering and acting like they can still ollie. — PF

Girls Rock Showcase at Kessler Theater
A jam-packed show filled with young talent. — PE

Pearl Earl, Vodeo and War Party at MASS
The much-adored fuzz-rocking Pearl Earlians head west to host the Fort West release show for their debut full-length. — PF

Saturday Open House at Deep Ellum Brewing
A $15 charge at the door gets you a sweet Deep Ellum Brewing glass and three pours. — Obed Manuel

Delta Rae at Club Dada
North Carolina-based six piece folk band travels down to Deep Ellum bringing their sultry sounds and clement melodies. — PE

Cymbals Eat Guitars at Three Links
This group draws inspiration from classics like David Bowie, The Smiths, The Cure and Neil Young — not for sound, but for how to make music. So, yeah, they’re pretty cool. — PE

Free Week: SuperSonic Lips at Sundown at Granada
Los Lips take to the Sundown stage to celebrate their new Blinded Pleasures EP for a show that’ll cost you nothing to attend. Meaning? You’ll have plenty of cash to drop on that release. Clever! — PF

The True King Band 45th Anniversary at Trees
This long-running musical group remains dedicated to its Tejano roots and heritage. Don’t forget your boots. — PE

Dante at Fort Worth
No, not the writer of the Divine Comedy, but he does create comedy. Featuring on BET’s The Blackberry Inn and NBC’s Last Comic Standing, he takes to the stage with his hilarious punch lines and knee-slapping jokes. — PE

Free Week: Eisley, Ume, Jessie Frye at Granada Theater
It’s ladies night at free week. Enjoy this lineup of fast pop rock and indie rock, and as it’s been all week, RSVPing for $5 gets you a drink on the house. — PE

DJ Shadow at House of Blues
The West Coast DJ fuses hip-hop and electronica beats to bring a body-pumping and high energy performance. Upstairs in the Foundation Room, Jersey Club producer/DJ Brenmar will perform and after-show. — PE

DJ Heather, Colette at It’ll Do Club
House music to feeds the soul. — PE

Locked & Loaded: The Lochness Mobsters, Teenage Sexx, Vegan Shark at Armoury D.E.
Their music is just as interesting as their band names. Enjoy the free show. — PE

Dallas Prom 2017 at Quixotic World
If you peaked in high school and wish to relive it again, this is the event for you. Bring your dates and dancing shoes. Event is 21 and up. — PE

He Is Legend at RBC
The Hot Like Sauce Tour stops at RBC with He Is Legend and To Speak of Wolves. — PE

Logic at Allen Event Center
Logic is celebrating the release of his album, Everybody. Its on through race, religion and identity are sure to bring some flavor to this performance from Young Sinatra himself. — PE

Summer Adventure Series: Raiders of the Lost Ark at Texas Theatre
Watch Indiana Jones punch Nazis — because it’s exactly what you need right now.  — OM

MC 900 Ft Jesus with Special Guest Cottonmouth, TX at Kessler Theater
For the first time in 15 years, MC 900 Ft Jesus will take the stage. The local rapper-poet will be joined by Jeff Liles, director of the Kessler. DJ Lirly will open the show. — OM

Sunday (7.23)

Colombian Fest Dallas with Grupo Niche
Learn more about Colombian culture and enjoy food, dancing and music all night long. — Blake Lumley

Class of ’87 Series – Innerspace at Texas Theatre
Miniature people, heartless criminals and one helpless store clerk… this Martin Short masterpiece will make you laugh until you cry. — BL

Drag Knockout! Drag Queen Lip Sync Battle at The Nines
If Lip Sync Battle and RuPaul’s Drag Race are your two favorite shows, this is the perfect event for you. — BL

Dirty Heads and SOJA at The Bomb Factory
A night of cool, breezy, reggae rock vibes. — BL

Lil Boosie, Young Dolph, Z-RO at Southside Ballroom
Don’t miss these three rap superstars under the same roof for one night only. — BL

AQUA: Dr. Fresch at Sisu Uptown
Mixing house music with hip-hop and heavy beats, Dr. Fresch has amassed a global fanbase with his unique forward leaning sound. — BL

Benefit for Mitchell Mears with Township TX at The Dirty 30
Come support Mitchell Mears in his fight with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. — BL

Lone Star Bulldog Club Meeting at Craft & Growler
Come talk bulldogs with the Metroplex’s foremost leaders on the subject, and see what dogs are available for adoption. — BL

Galatic Empire at RBC
What’s more fun than a heavy metal Star Wars cosplay band playing songs from the films? Absolutely nothing. — BL

Andrew McMahon at House of Blues
Touring in support of his latest effort, Zombies on Broadway, Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin mastermind Andrew McMahon is one of the last indie pop gods left. — BL

Joan Shelley at Kessler Theater
Touring in support of her eponymous 2017 release, this Kentucky based singer songwriter has a folksy sound that’s all her own. — BL

Earth, Wind, Fire and Chic with Nile Rodgers at American Airlines Center
Get your groove on in Boogie Wonderland with these 70’s legends. — BL

The Church’s 23-Year Anniversary at Lizard Lounge
Celebrate goth party The Church’s 23rd birthday with free champagne and cookies. — BL

Free Week: Skinny Cooks at Sundown at Granada
This blend of jazz and funk is the perfect way to end the Granada’s 2017 free week. — BL

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

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