Over the weekend it was reported that the rapper Nelly owes people a lot of money. In fact, calculates The Daily Dot, “it would take nearly 300 million streams on Spotify to get Nelly out of debt.”
While we’d also like you to click our site 300 million times today, it’ll take you just one to find out everything cool going on around town this evening. Best part is it won’t cost you a thing.
Crystal Castles at House of Blues
A couple years back, Alice Glass, the singing half of electronic duo Crystal Castles announced the band was over because she was leaving to start a solo career. That turned out to be only partially true. Ethan Kath, the producing half of the act, quite literally bumped into a stranger named Edith Frances at a rock show and shortly thereafter completed the ol’ swaperoo. The new-look Crystal Castles put out a new album last month, and sees if can match the energy of its old self in a live setting tonight. Alex Zelenka opens.
UNT College of Music at Dallas City Performance Hall
The worldclass musicians that make up UNT’s music faculty take time away from class to pay homage to Stravinsky with this performance of his L’Histoire du Soldat and James Stephenson’s A Devil’s Tale. The master becomes the master.
Don’t Forget Me 2: Son of a Night of Nilsson at The Live Oak
On what would have been Harry Nilsson’s 75th birthday earlier this summer, a bunch of Dallas’ musical luminaries got together to play his tunes with one another. Here, they repeat the feat over in the Fort, with names like Chad Stockslager, Paul Averitt, Matt Hillyer, Matt Trimble, Michael Richardson, Bobby Hoke, John Lefler, J Paul Slavens, Matthew Williams, Andrew Tinker, Rusty Bone Hall, Richard Martin, Kevin Butler, Mike Schwedler, Garrett Owen, Cameron Ray, Clate Bowen, Mike Rhyner, Camille Cortinas, Stu Dicious, Sam Anderson, Bronwyn Cassedy, Doug Bryan and Salim Nourallah set to participate.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at Texas Theatre
To simultaneously mark Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday and the recent passing of its enigmatic star Gene Wilder, the Texas Theatre is screening one of the greatest musicals ever committed to film.
The Ghost Wolves at Crown and Harp
The husband and wife Cramps from the crypt, aka Austin duo The Ghost Wolves, play songs the lord taught ’em tonight on Lower Greenville. Ahead of its upcoming tour, Dallas’ Dead Mockingbirds opens, and Mother Tongues kicks things off.
Mars Attacks! at Alamo Drafthouse (The Cedars)
Is it Tim Burton’s best film or his worst? You decide! The A-list star-packed 1996 comedy is back on the big screen tonight.
Kindergarten Cop at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
If I learned anything from this movie when I saw it in theaters at my neighbor’s first grade birthday party, it’s that boys have a penis and girls have a vagina.
The month-long experiment to decide the fate of that little stretch of Crowdus between Elm and Main Streets continues, as the pop-up park hosts workout sessions from Shark Tank vets City Surf Fitness as well as the V12 Yoga folks.
NBA 101 Basketball for Women at American Airlines Center
This not-sexist-at-all girls night out event teaches ladies about the ins and outs of pro basketball, set in the Mavs’ locker room, and featuring appearances from Coach Rick Carlisle and new players Harrison Barnes and Quincy Acy.
Anthony Green at Sons of Hermann Hall
Change into your favorite black t-shirt: The Circa Survive frontman is back and performing some of his solo material at this one! Tonight is the night for aggressively loud prog-rock, high-pitched voices and probably a feeling deep inside your gut that tells you that you should feel sad for some reason. — Chelsea Upton