Get The Green Light With Lorde At The American Airlines Center, Fest It Up At NSFWknd And Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Across The City.
Wrestling has a long and storied history in Dallas.
And come Monday, the city could see yet another iconic moment in wrestling. That’s because — as we believe — the iconic wrestler known to most as The Undertaker could be making his final stop in Dallas ever as an in-ring performer.
After being called out by John Cena about a match at WrestleMania earlier this week, we think it’s very likely that ‘Taker could respond to the callout right here in Big D. It’s the only stop in Texas — ‘Taker’s home state — before
Before we find out what’ll happen for sure, though, we have to get through the weekend. That’s not going to be a drag, though, ’cause there’s tons of cool-ass things to do in Dallas this weekend, as you can see from the list we’ve put together below.
Late Night Beats at Deep Ellum Art Company
Electronic and tech house DJ Jay Sustain will play the main stage inside until around 1 a.m. Meanwhile, house and deep house beat maker Plyms will play in the back yard until around 2 a.m. Five bucks gets you in to a night of jams.
Rehab at Canton Hall
The southern rock/alternative hip hop band has reformed and is stopping in town while on its Reunion Tour — albeit with a tweaked lineup but still all its classic jams.
John Oates with The Good Road Band at Kessler Theater
One half of the iconic Hall & Oates stops int town with The Good Road Band. Oates teamed up with the band to release Arkansas, an Americana album that reflects the music that has influenced Oates throughout his career. Michael Prysock opens.
Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends at Double Wide
The British guitarist has played not only with The Cure but also with the iconic David Bowie. Now he’s touring with his own project, Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends, and he’s stopping in town tonight before heading down to Austin for SXSW.
Til Midnight at the Nasher Sculpture Center
Museum fun all the way ‘til midnight. Visit the Nasher for free, enjoy live music from Psychic Ills and Francine Thirteen and admire some quality art. Tonight’s show kicks off the newest season of ‘Til Midnight at the Nasher.
Adelante Awards at Hall of State
The Latino Center for Leadership Development is hosting this local awards gala during which the non-profit will be honoring local Latino leaders.
Instant Karma at Twilite Lounge Dallas
Kansas City’s psych rock outfit Instant Karma takes the stage at midnight. Before that, local hard, fast rock and rollers Dead Mockingbirds rock the stage at 11 p.m.
Pizza Art Show at J & J’s Pizza On The Square
Pizza-inspired art. Pizza-inspired awards. Pizza-inspired everything. And pizza. What’s not to like?
NSFWknd: Dwarves, Nick Oliveri at Three Links
Headlining at Three Links is Chicago punk rock outfit Dwarves and former Queens of The Stone Age member Nick Oliveri. Birdcloud opens.
The Wee-Beasties at Three Links
And after the NSFWknd lineup finishes up at Three LInks, enjoy free jams from Denton’s own punk rock outfit at 11:30 p.m.
NSFWknd: The Coathangers, Sadgirl at Club Dada
Crass, bold, fiesty, fearless…the list of words to describe The Coathangers overall bad-assery is endless. The band is immensely charismatic and talented, yet, simultaneously spiny like a porcupine covered in cactus needles. Sad Girl, Guantanamo Baywatch and Acid Carousel also perform. — Roberto Aguilar
Lost Stars at Curtain Club
It’ll be a night of pop rock when Lost Stars headlines this gig. Kites And Boomerangs, The Polarity and Bue Apollo also perform. Doors open at 7 p.m.
April Macie at Hyena’s Dallas
The comedienne known for appearing on the fourth season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing is in town again with her brand of empowering comedy that challenges the double standards women face. You know, in a humorous way.
Petty Theft at Granada Theater
The Tom Petty tribute band will do it’s best to honor the late great Tom Petty.
Rope 35mm at Texas Theatre
CinéWilde hosts the screening of this Alfred Hitchcock classic about a murder that’s committed moments before a dinner party as part of a philosophical experiment. The film follows the subsequent dinner party and the guests unknowingly gathering in close proximity to the body.
Spring Break Party at Main at South Side
Seattle’s Close Encounter headlines this show fresh off the release of its debut full-length album. Schlomi Bagdadi, John Connery, Signals and Alibis, HECK and The Deluxe also perform.
NSFWknd: Eyehategod at Trees
Don’t let the name prematurely put you off. The sludge metal NOLA natives have been rocking for nearly 30 years so you’re in good hands, unless you fall into the pit. Sadly, there won’t be any human sacrifices between sets, but I hear the Illuminati will be covering the door, so feel safe. Cro-Mags, Kept In Line, End Times and Violent Exit also perform as part of NSFWknd. — Sidney Johnson
Texas Pinball Festival 2018 at Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel and Convention Center
Play pinball and other classic arcade games all weekend long without having to worry about getting quarters. Click here for information about hours and tickets. Game on!
Princess Nokia at Canton Hall
The Afro-Puerto Rican artist out of New York City raps about one thing: the truth. With the release of her debut album, 1992 Deluxe, Princess Nokia tackles issues of race, feminism and general equality in a way that challenges the status quo. Her bars are edgy but honest — and at the end of the day, that’s what really matters. WYBMF opens.
Afrolicious at Deep Ellum Art Company
The large ensemble started off simply by hosting a weekly dance party, but those parties proved to be so lit that the crew decided to just keep doing the thing and keep dishing out its blend of electro, funk and disco to keep the crowds dancing. The band will do just that tonight, so bring your dancing shoes. Mojo opens.
The Wedding Present at Prophet Bar
The indie rock band out of Leeds, England is still going strong but it’s been doing it all on its own. And what better place for that indie spirit than the Prophet Bar? Terry De Castro opens.
Dash Down Greenville
The Dash Down Greenville turns 24 this year! As always, you’ll be able to run or walk the 5k before the big parade kicks off. Benefitting from the event this year will be the North Texas Food Bank.
Shamrock 2018 at House of Blues
This all-day celebration will be closed off with a special performance by red dirt country outfit Whiskey Myers at 8 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Annual House Party at Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Lil Uzi Vert headlines this year’s Annual House Party. Ge Herbo, Dice SoHo, DJ Drama and JVN also perform.
St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser at Thirsty Lion
At this event benefiting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, either shave your head, volunteer or donate some money. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll be doing some good for kids battling cancer.
Blade 35mm, Vampire Blood Rave Party at Texas Theatre
Following the screening of this Wesley Snipes classic, attendees can dance their asses off thanks to George Quartz’s DJing. Sip on Blade-themed cocktails and do dress up.
St. Patrick’s Day Open House and Tour at Peticolas Brewing
For a couple of hours on Saturday, Peticolas Brewing will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The crew there will be tapping a cask of Irish Goodbye and will be pouring Turn Out The Lights, an Irish dry stout. The fun starts at 1 p.m. Just $10 gets you three pours.
Locked & Loaded at Armoury D.E.
Gestures & Sounds, Dome Dwellers and Bloom play this free show for your listening pleasure. Music starts at 9 p.m.
Monthly Pop-Up Markets at Noble Rey Brewing
Support local retailers and small business at this monthly gathering from 12-4 p.m. Oh, and drink beer, of course!
Creating A Better World For Animals at Deep Ellum Brewing Company
This event will benefit the Dallas Zoo’s chimpanzee care program. A $20 ticket gets your three pours and a special glass. A few animals will be at the brewery from 3-3:30 p.m. so be sure to make it on time for that.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Community Beer Company
Enjoy special beers on tap, live music, food and brewery tours as the good folks at Community Beer Company welcome you to celebrate with them.
St. Patrick’s Day at The Rustic
Sip whiskey and enjoy the live tunes of southern rock singer-songwriter Cody Jasper to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Human Creep Show at Double Wide
Just $10 gets you in to this “night of living oddities, freaks and creeps.” Show starts at 10 p.m.
Truck of the Irish at Truck Yard
Lucky the Leprechaun will be making a special visit while you enjoy live music, jello shots and beer specials. The festivities go all day.
Dallas Mavericks St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival
Dallas perennial celebration all things booze and booze is back. Of course, whether or not the Mavs should be hosting it given the recent tribulations over there may be a matter of debate….
Lorde at American Airlines Center
The singer stops in town in support of her second album, Melodrama, with special guest Run The Jewels.
nothing, nowhere. At Prophet Bar
While Joe Muherin’s latest album, Rapper, didn’t get rave reviews, Rolling Stone did point out how well the Vermont musician weaves together the role of rapper and singer in the age of Soundcloud talents trying to do both. There’s definitely something to be said about that there, and tonight’s show is a great opportunity to see what nothing, nowhere. is all about. Shingami, Lol Lotus and Jay Jee open.
No Vacation, Hot Flash Heat Wave at Deep Ellum Art Company
Co-headlining this gig are No Vacation, the pop rock crew that came out of its indefinite hiatus last fall, and Hot Flash Heat Wave, the San Francisco suf rock crew fresh off the 2017 release of Soaked. Vista Kicks, Pronoun and several others perform.
The DollyRots at Three LInks
Since 2012, the band has been releasing music under its own label, Arrested Youth Records. That DIY spirit has kept the band going. And now, the crew is stopping in town while its Rah Rah Radical Tour with Erik Chandler and Sweet Chaos.
NSFWknd: Wavves at Club Dada
No, you didn’t read that wrong. The indie pop rock outfit was scheduled to play at Canton Hall, but the show has been moved over to Dada. Worry not — your ticket is still good and will be honored at the new venue.
Gone Too Soon Selena Brunch at Peticolas Brewing
Tickets for the food part are sold out, but you can still enjoy a cold brew or a few and jam to Selena’s best songs, as the Peticolas crew is going to be playing them all brunch long.
Insane Clown Posse at Gas Monkey Live
Miracles all around and you don’t even know it.
Dermot Kennedy at Trees
The Irish singer-songwriter stops in town to play the tunes from his debut EP, Doves & Ravens, a collection R&B and hip hop-laced songs inspired by Kennedy’s own trials and tribulations. Janelle Kroll opens.
Happy Goat Yoga at Ferris Wheelers BBQ
Goat yoga has been all the craze the past few months, and if you’ve been wanting to try it out, here’s a chance to get a feel for it and do some good while you’re at it. This event will benefit the Here’s Your Reminder Projects, a nonprofit that advocates for the treatment and fair treatment of people dealing with depression and anxiety.
NSFWknd: Crumb, La Luz at Club Dada
With the release of Locket in 2017, Crumb started gaining some national attention. To capitalize on that, the band released the video for “Locket.” It’s a trippy video that features angles from a 360 degree camera, weird distortions and other visuals you’d expect from an acid trip. While you won’t get exactly that view from the band live, you will get the delightfully trippy rock that goes along with it. Also peforming are La Luz, Okey Dokey and Omni.
Night Moves at Main at South Side
When Night Moves first came onto the music scene, the crew released its debut album for free. But it seems to have paid off because the band’s 2017 album Pennied Days has been getting the band all kinds of attention, with Huffington Post even calling it one of the best albums you’ve never heard. And that’s really saying something. See what this pop rock outfit is all about after Fetch and Devi de Luna open the show.
Donut & Beer Pairing Flight at LUCK at Trinity Groves
This time around, it’s the St. Patrick’s Day edition!
March Madness Bracket Challenge & Watch Party at Dallas Sports & Social Club
Show off your bracket and see how good you are at these March Madness picks. Or just show up and chug some beers and enjoy the games.
All Lil Wayne Everything at RBC
It’s Weezy’s turn to have an all/everything night.
November at Texas Theatre
The showing of this film about a young girl being forced to marry a farmer and give up her life with her true love starts at 2:15 p.m.
To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.
Cover image via Lorde Facebook Page.