Eat the Worm.

Between Star Wars Day, Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day, there’s all kinds of things to celebrate in the coming week, be it with a new Darth Vader tattoo or a round of mezcal shots.

During all that revelry, though, don’t forget to buy your mom something nice. She did bring you into this world, after all. Here are a few things she might not totally hate.

And now that you’ve got one less thing on your to-do list, let’s keep up that momentum and knock off one more, specifically the one where you sit down and plan the week ahead.

Monday (5.2)
San Fermin at Dada
Better run for the hills.

James Carville and Karl Rove at McFarlin Auditorium
The Ragin’ Cajun and Turd Blossom hour.

Tuesday (5.3)
The Residents Present Shadowland at Texas Theatre
Film + concert.

Official Dallas Stars Watching Party at Gilley’s
Victory rising.

L.A. Witch, Dirty Fences, Sugar Candy Mountain at RBC
Get lost.

Wednesday (5.4)
Ms Lauryn Hill at The Bomb Factory
You better watch out.

Stephen Dubner at Winspear Opera House
Get your freak on.

Bar Politics: Law Enforcement Edition at Absinthe Lounge
Not produced by Dick Wolf.

May the 4th Be With You at Symmetry 6 Fine Art Studio
Featuring cheap Star Wars tattoos!

Daft Phunk, Depeshi and Dezi 5 as Bowie at Trees
Just dance.

Thursday (5.5)
Los Master Plus at Trees
Vengache pa’ca.

True Widow at Dada
As high as the highest heavens.

The Gipsy Kings at The Bomb Factory
Baila me.

Metallachi at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
Go off the rails on un tren loco.

Friday (5.6)
Migos at South Side Ballroom
Look at my dab.

Venue Remodel Reveal Party at Double Wide
DFFE + VFFV = BFFLZ.

Daniel Markham (Album Release) at Shipping and Receiving
Slayer tapes and AM radio.

Ethereal & the Queer Show (Album Release) at Rubber Gloves
Paradise unlocked.

Dallas Stars vs St Louis Blues at American Airlines Center
(If needed.)

William Clark Green at Billy Bob’s
The next big thing.

Lincoln Durham at Three Links
Live this hard.

Saturday (5.7)
Sturgill Simpson at The Bomb Factory (Sold Out)
Brace for impact.

Sebastian Bach at Trees
A.k.a. the guitar player from Hep Alien.

Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour
Take a peek.

Jake Shimabukuro at Kessler Theater
While his uke gently weeps.

Beer Yoga at Collective Brewing Project
Namaste.

Kentucky Derby Day at Lone Star Park
The fastest two minutes in sports.

Green Room at Texas Theatre
Movie + concert.

Dallas Cinco de Mayo at Jefferson Blvd
Salud!

Women in Comedy at The Wild Detectives
With Saffy Herndon and Linda Stogner.

Graham Nash at Granada Theater
Love the one you’re with.

Fort Worth Taco Fest at Panther Island Pavilion
Something to taco ’bout.

Sunday (5.8)
Paul Simon at Winspear Opera House
He’s got diamonds on the soles of his shoes.

Father at RBC
Why don’t U?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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