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On Monday, three Oregon women were arrested for twerking.
Or, more accurately, they were arrested for exposing their gentiles while twerking in front of the City Hall.
To be fair, they were from a town called Beaverton, so that much shouldn't be a total shock.
The twerking caught the attention of city officials, who searched the females' car and found several club drugs and subsequently hauled them off to the pokey. There are a few lessons to be learned here, folks: 1) There's a time and place for twerking and club drugs, and 2) neither one of those is in broad daylight in front of City Hall.
There are, however, a few places tonight that type of behavior will go mostly unnoticed.
Oh, if you're holding, you probably should try to draw as little attention to yourself as possible.
Dillinger Escape Plan and Tera Melos at Trees
Though time signature changes still abound on Dillinger Escape Plan's most recent LP, 2013's One of Us Is the Killer, the band's math-rock-meets-metal sound leans far closer to the metal side than the math side this go round. That is to say, despite the band's ever-shifting lineup, its most current album is probably also its most widely accessible. — Cory Graves
The Faint at Granada Theater
Earlier this month, this dark Omaha new wave outfit released its sixth studio LP, Doom Abuse, which also marked its first full-length since parting ways with bassist Joel Petersen and splitting with its label, Saddle Creek Records, back in 2008. So, unlike its last swing through town, when it played 2001's Dance Macabre from front-to-back, expect The Faint to play a ton of new material at this one. Of course, we're only guessing on that one. You can ask the band yourself at the meet-and-greet/record-signing they'll be doing at nearby Good Records from 7 to 8 p.m. — CG
The Woman Chaser at Texas Theatre
You've probably never seen the critically-acclaimed film The Woman Chaser. That's because, while critics adored the quirky spoof of '60s pulp noir, the black-and-white film was such a massive box office bomb when it opened in 1999 that it subsequently never earned a DVD release. They'll not only be showing the sucker at Texas Theatre tonight, but the film's star, Patrick Warburton will conduct a Q&A following the screening. — CG
Steve Gunn at Three Links
Though he's primarily known for the time he spent playing guitar in Kurt Vile's backing band, The Violators, Gunn's been quietly releasing LPs of his own since 2008. And just because the singer-songwriter's mellow, J.J. Cale and John Fahey-inspired guitar-centric jams are oft-overlooked, it doesn't mean you should sleep on this one. — CG
White Hills and Natural Child at City Tavern
Tonight, Nashville's don't-call-them-the-Rolling-Stones garage rockers in Natural Child return to the Dallas venue that once notably caught fire and had to be evacuated during its set. This time around, they'll find them sandwhiched between sets from Houston's Sideshow Tragedy and space rock headliners White Hills. — CG
AT&T Patio Sessions at Sammons Park
This week's edition of the free, family-friendly, outdoor music series will feature performances from local dance music besties Zhora and Ronnie Heart. As always, the music starts at 5:30. — CG
Kim Lenz and the Jaguars at Gas Monkey Bar and Grill
The onetime local rockabilly queen was once named Best Female Vocalist by the Dallas Observer in that publication's annual music awards. Of course, that was over a decade ago, but still. Gas Monkey will be the perfect setting for this type of show. JP Harris & The Tough Choices and GIRL open. — CG
Polish Ambassador at Prophet Bar
Warning to any 15-year-olds who may be reading this: The Prophet Bar website explicitly states that show is “16+ only,” which, oh, ain't that a shame. Whatever. Not like you can drive anyway. Consider yourself lucky and saved from the embarrassment that is your parents dropping you off at a rock show. In this case, that rock show means a performance from Oakland-based electronic musician The Polish Ambassador, who is not actually a diplomat, despite the fact that his website purports him to be “the world's funkiest” in that regard. Worth noting: This show is the official kickoff party for tomorrow's JMBLYA festival at Main Street Garden Park. — Pete Freedman
The Zombies at Kessler Theater
This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Zombies' biggest hit, “Time of the Season.” Before that, though, they broke up. Frontman Colin Blunstone told us all about the long, strange trip that led to the band's re-formation — and the fight he got into with keys player Rod Argent while recording that song — when the band was in town last spring. Five decades into its career, the band also put on one of one of the best shows we've ever seen at the Kessler, which is to say if it's at all possible for you to check this one out, there's no question you should just do it. — CG
Cherub at the House of Blues
Ever wanted to hear a xerox of a xerox of a xerox of Chromeo? Here's your chance! Warning: If you've seen Multiplicity, you know how this works out. (Spoiler: It does not work out particularly well.) — PF
Trampled by Turtles at the South Side Music Hall
Somewhere between the pomposity of Mumford & Sons and the faux-authenticity of Old Crow Medicine show, the fellers in that there just adorably named Trampled by Turtles band make their house a home. And, dadgummit, they play their stringed instruments real, real fast, too — just like all good Southern boys do, God willing. Wait, these guys are from Minnesota? The hell? — PF
Sonic Mansion Roulette at Double Wide
KNON's “Sonic Assembly Power Hour,” “Mansion of Madness,” and “Roulette Radio” programs are joining forces to celebrate the former's fifth anniversary on the air, and to raise money for its community-funded station. Performers at this one include local Dead Kennedys tribute Dallas Uber Alles, Party Static and drag king Buck Wylde, along with an art auction and other shenanigans. — CG
The Black and Blue (EP Release) at Dada
The Black and Blue is the neo-soul/blues/jazz project formed by Snarky Puppy's Grammy-winning guitarist Mark Lettieri and vocalist Keite Young. They're joined by self-described “rock diva” Goldie Fornow on co-lead vocals, Evan Gentry on drums and Bobby Sparks on keys. They'll be releasing an EP — which you can get a taste of here — at this one.
To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our events page.