It's Your Type Of Night.

If you are in Russia at the moment and looking for something to occupy your time, well, things aren't looking so good for you. It's so bad, in fact, that the country is currently gearing up for an annual competition to see who can get bitten by the most mosquitos.


Fortunately for you, you don't live in Russia, and it's hella-easy to get bitten by as many mosquitos as you want whenever you want. Of course, in North Texas, you don't have to settle for that horse crap; there's plenty better ways to spend your time tonight. — Cory Graves

Bright Light Social Hour at Flying Saucer (Fort Worth)
For those that like their psychedelic southern rockers to also be somewhat politically-minded, check out Austin's Bright Light Social Hour. Several of the band's members were so inspired by watching Wendy Davis' filibuster firsthand, that they rushed home and recorded an ode to the senator that same night. Actually, when we think about it, the seemingly unending nature of many-a-psych-rock guitar solo does kind of make it the filibuster of the music world, no? — CG

Barefoot at the Belmont at The Belmont Hotel (Sold Out)
Over a deceptively slinky groove and shades of 70's Marvin Gaye, Los Angeles soul artist Son Little is all the rage with 2014's Things I Forgot full-length gripping hearts and minds across the country. And if you didn't cop tickets to this rare performance with adorable Dallas folk duo The O's, well darlin', it's too late. — Evan Henry

Delta Rae at Kessler Theater
Previously scheduled for June, North Carolina rock outfit Delta Rae Rolling Stone calls the six-piece the “Fleetwood Mac of North Carolina.” Y'know, just the kind of group you'd expect to land a placement in True Blood. Liz Longley opens. — EH

Deep Ellum Wine Walk
Code for “get classy drunk and shop local,” the premise for this thing is quite simple: Purchase an official wine walk glass at 2650-B Main Street for $5 and then fill 'er up for free at participating locations, such as The Akola Project, B4, Dallas Pin-Up, Dallas School of Burlesque, Deep Ellum Trading Company, Elluments, Epocha, Get Reel Goods, Kettle Art, Life of Riley, Lula B's, The Mozzarella Company, The Rag Parlor, The Upper Paw, and many more, including a few pop-up shops, too. — CG

Hip-Hop Karaoke at Crown and Harp (Free)
Always wanted to sing along to Master P's “Make 'Em Say Uhh!” but never been certain where in public you could pull off such a feat? Head on over to the Crown and Harp's downstairs venue tonight for your chance to sing (or rap, as it were) to your heart's desires. — Erika Lambreton

Downtown Night of Style at Dallas Fort Work (Free)
Perhaps this is a gathering of fashionable individuals looking to impress their peers in a high-end setting. But honestly, who knows. As far as we're aware this is some excuse to spend money on overtly expensive clothes in some trendy part of town. So if socializing with good-looking strangers is what you're into, well we found the place for you tonight. — EH

The Griswolds at Cambridge Room
In 2012, the Australian indie pop outfit The Griswolds rose from the ashes of four bands that were going nowhere quickly. Kinda had to, really. Prior to forming, this new band, the four players that now make up the Griswolds had each reached a breaking point. They were more than becoming disillusioned with the directions of their previous music projects; they needed a stark complete change of pace.And so The Griswolds formed — out of necessity, in many respects. It grew into more than that with time, though. Together, The Griswolds' members found common ground through a new, unabashedly laidback and intoxicatingly uplifting pop-rock sound. Better still, the foursome found a whole new audience — all the way across the Pacific in America. For more information on this show, check out a recent interview we did with the band here. — Allie Williamson

Harms Way at Sons of Hermann Hall
After inspiring listeners to “destroy everything in their path” at South By So What, Parade of Flesh brings back Chicago power violence quartet Harms Way to wreck Dallas once more. This time, it'll be closing out a mess of similar hardcore bill at Sons of Hermann Hall. With it, expect the usual boys club and circle pits to follow. — EH

Saint Motel at The Bomb Factory (Free)
The former film students who make up Saint Motel are playing a free show this afternoon at The Bomb Factory. They've got a pretty cinematic style, which kind of comes with the territory. The indie-pop outfit even has some music featured in the upcoming film Paper Towns, which brings them to town for this promotional concert. Better play hooky and get in line early! — Diamond Victoria

Shut Up and Play the Hits & Dave Chappelle's Block Party Double Feature at Granada Theater
Even though it's been streaming on Netflix for the last few years, LCD Sound System's Shut Up And Play The Hits graces yet another silver screen in front of a mass audience courtesy of Good Records and their Good Thursdays screening partnership with Granada Theater. Relive the “very loud ending” of LCD Sound System with your friends, 21+ for only $3 a head. A screening of the hilarious Dave Chapelle's Block Party , of which briefly stars Dallas' own Erykha Badu, follows. — EH

Dirty River Boys at Panther Island Pavilion
As the band's done each of the last few years, El Paso Americana outfit The Dirty River Boys perform at Fort Worth's Rockin' the River series — y'know, that concert where you're supposed to watch from inner tubes. So, um, watch out for gators, I guess. — CG

American Werewolf Academy, Daniel Markham at Good Records (Free)
With “I Can't Lose” a new single in tow, Dallas “figit-core” outfit American Werewolf Academy and Daniel Markham share Good Records' mighty green Astro-turf for an evening of new tunes, most of which are sure to make you lose your mind, or so we're told. Either way, it's free and starts at 8 p.m.. — EH

Charlie Shafter, Carson McHone at Common Table (Free)
After playing sideman to Austin-based acts like Shakey Graves for years, Carson McHone is finally about to release her debut full-length at the beginning of next month. Catch the immensely talented singer-songwriter in this intimate setting before she blows the fuck up. Because she most certainly will. And sooner than later. Local boy Charlie Shafter also performs. — CG

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