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And thanks to your friends at CT, you can convert an ordinary weekend into a fun and exciting one with this handy little list. In this case, convenience is completely gratis. — Cory Graves

Friday
Friday on the Green at Magnolia Green Park
In its eighth season, Friday on the Green continues to bring food trucks, vendors, short films, families, pups and live music to Fort Worth’s Magnolia Green Park. Playing this month’s edition is Vincent Neil Emerson, Jacob Furr and Feletha Black. Just remember to BYO blanket. — Diamond Victoria

Setting the Bar III at Knights of Columbus
WWE Global Cruiserweight semi-finalist Zack Sabre Jr. takes on The Jesus of Wrestling, Sammy Guevara in one of this indie card’s more memorable matches. Of all the promotions in town, VIP Wrestling just might boast the highest quality wrestlers. — CG

Comedy on the Patio at Alamo Drafthouse (Cedars)
The latest installment of Dallas comedian Justin James’ comedy showcase at the Alamo goes down here, with sets from Michele Benson, Andrew Woods, Ravi Kiran and James himself. — Pete Freedman

Bob Log III at Three Links
Bob Log III is a man of many schticks. He’s a one-man slide guitar band that plays a homemade drum rig with his feet. He keeps his identity secret, singing through a jet-fighter helmet he’s specially rigged with an old telephone handset as the mic. He often drinks Scotch stirred by the breast of a female audience member. And so on. Oh, and his songs ain’t too bad, either. — CG

Duran Duran at Choctaw Casino
The legendary new wave band Duran Duran is on a worldwide tour promoting its 14th studio album, Paper Gods, with four of its five original members still intact. They’ll be just across the OK border for the next two nights. — Roberto Aguilar

Utopian Fantasies Festival at The Wild Detectives
This is the second of nine events this fest has in store for various OC galleries, bookstores and other spaces over the next three months. At this one, Patrick Patterson-Carroll and Lee Escobedo will deliver spoken word pieces, while Michael Morris shows a film and Fidel NJ turns in a hip-hop performance. — CG

The Album Leaf at Dada
About a week ago, members of former San Diego powerviolence group The Locust performed with noisy new act RETOX at Three Links. Here, another ex The Locust member also performs solo, though a music of a completely different ilk. Jimmy LaValle’s solo output is more of the ambient electronic variety. Sister Crayon opens. — CG

The Game at Gas Monkey Live
Aftermath rapper The Game has a couple of local ties. Yeah, Garland rapper Justus appeared on one of his latest releases. More importantly, he was dumped on live TV via a 2000 episode of Change of Heart a dating show hosted by KDGE morning DJ Chris Jagger. #themoreyouknow — CG

Trump’d: The Musical at Dallas Comedy House
Everyone’s favorite, mostly least-favorite, Republican candidate, Donald Trump, has been the center of mockery ever since his days as a reality TV host. With the presidential election gradually approaching, the Dallas Comedy House has thrown together a sketch musical event centered around one sole purpose — to roast the fuck out of the Drumpf. — Calvin Cashen

1974 AD at Granada Theater
The Nepalese Beatles returns to the States with its new lineup. — CG

Sidewalk Sale at Rose Costumes
Don’t wait for October to plan out this year’s Halloween costume. If you do, you’ll miss out on some deals on all this vintage one-of-a-kind dress-up stock. — CG

Green River Ordinance at House of Blues
Can you believe this Fort Worth band has been churning out radio-friendly pop rock with country undertones for 15 years now. That’d be mighty admiral even without all of the success they’ve enjoyed over that span. — CG

Saturday
Kraftwerk at The Bomb Factory
Part men, part machine, the German electronic music pioneers extended their 2013/14/15 3D tour to add a handful of North American stops, including this one at The Bomb Factory. — CG

Draco Rosa at House of Blues
Quick, name a Menudo member not named Ricky Martin. Can’t? Well, here’s your answer. Like Martin, the New York-born, Puerto Rico-raised, often-singularly-named Draco has made himself a fine solo career post-boy band work, with much of his reputation being garnered under the border. Well, most of it. Fun fact: Draco wrote “Livin’ La Vida Loca” for his pal Ricky. — PF

Jerry Seinfeld at Winspear Opera House
Paying $150 to one of Seinfeld’s two Saturday night shows might seem egregious given that his show is available online for free, but it’s for a good reason. All money raised by this CitySquare fundraiser will go to fund 17 programs geared at eradicating poverty, from a food pantry to a health clinic and permanent supportive housing iniative. — CG

Double Wide 13th Anniversary Black Cat Bash
Double Wide turns lucky 13, celebrating with a big outdoor show featuring The Rich Girls’ Prince tribute set, Peelander-Z and Baboon, and The Texas Gentlemen and friends holding court inside the venue. Anyone paying attention of late knows just how deep that friend circle runs, too, from Leon Bridges to Kris Kristofferson. — CG

Hayes Carll at Dan’s Silverleaf
A hyperliterate lyricist in the vein of Rhett Miller and a vocalist crooner indebted to Ray Wylie Hubbard, Carll’s music is pure Texan — and in the best way possible. It swings and it swaggers, it rollicks and it bites. And, in live settings, his drunken charms are only multiplied. He’s a treasure. — PF

Six-Year Anniversary at The Rail Club
Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist Gus G headlines the first of Rail Club’s two-day, six-year anniversary celebration. Angel Vivaldi and others open. — CG

Garbage at South Side Ballroom
Garbage has been on the road supporting its 2016 LP Strange Little Birds since May. From here, the road warriors continue West towards the coast, then onto Europe, Australia and South America through late December. Now that’s a grind. — CG

The Me-Thinks (Album Release) at Lola’s Saloon
Self-proclaimed as “Fort Worth’s shittiest band,” The Me-Thinks has a new record out this weekend. The Hickoids and Duell will be on hand to help celebrate. — CG

Whiskey Myers (Album Release) at Billy Bob’s
Lately, Nashville producer Dave Cobb has turned everything he’s touched to gold, from Sturgill Simpson’s first two records, to Chris Stapleton and Bonnie Bishop among others. More recently, he’s had a hand in the follow-up to Whiskey Myers’ critically-acclaimed third record. — CG

Mur (Album Release) at Kessler Theater
After a years-long layoff, Mur is back with a new album, which deals with overcoming mental health issues. As such, proceeds from tonight’s ticket sales go to Foundation 45, which helps out Dallasites struggling with these issues. Shallow Reign opens. — CG

Star Trek III at Texas Theatre
After being presumed dead at the end of Star Trek II, we find out that through some spiritual loophole, Mr. Spock can be resurrected, though it’ll take a 105-minute runtime to figure that shit out. You’ve got a couple of chances to see it this weekend. — CG

Dallas Blonde 5K at Deep Ellum Brewing Co.
This 5K run/walk/drink is the first for the brewery. It’ll go down easy. — CG

Dreamless at Ochre House
Justin Locklear has been a regular in Dallas’ theatre scene for a good few years now. Although, calling Locklear an actor is really only giving him partial credit. The Baylor graduate dabbles in everything from writing to directing. After a two-week run, his self-penned play, Dreamless closes tonight. — CC

’80s Prom at Granada Theater
Doused in nostalgia and broken dreams, this is set to be ’80s-themed and sadder than ever. At least you’re old enough to drink this time around. ’80s cover band Live 80s performs, too. — Evan Henry

Dallas Chocolate Festival at Addison Conference and Theatre Centre
Local craft chocolate. It’s a thing, and there will be tons of the decadent stuff at this gluttonous fest. — CG

“DADARALL” at CentralTrak
Total Unicorn and CT resident Stephen Fishman, with help from choreographer Lindsey Taylor and Michael Anthony Garcia will strive for absurdity with their recognition of the Dada movement’s 100th anniversary. — CG

Sunday
Comedians Roast Battle at High & Tight (Free)
As opposed to a Fryer’s Club or Comedy Central roast, this thing pits two comedians head-to-head for five minutes at a time, rap battle style, until a single champion is crowned at the end. Seating is limited. — CG

Floating Points at Dada
An electronic musician and a neuroscientist? This Floating Points kid is the complete package. Olga Bell opens. — CG

Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants Watch Party at Granada Theater (Free)
Commemorate the start of the Dak Prescott era by watching the Cowboys season opener on the Granada’s big screen for free. — CG

Southern Throwdown IV at The Bomb Factory (Free)
Now Elm St. Tattoo is celebrating Sunday the 11th’s, too? Like its now-annual Music and Tattoo Fest, this now-annual motorcycle show will feature bands and booze in The Bomb Factory, but unlike the tattoo fest, which will take place at the venue in November, it’ll be the Harley-Davidsons serving as the centerpiece of this one. — CG

Saints Opening Day Potluck Party at Twilite Lounge (Free)
While every other bar in town is hosting Dallas Cowboys watch parties, Dallas’ favorite New Orleans-themed bar will continue its tradition of hosting Saints watching parties. This season opener will also be a potluck. — CG

Animal Adventures at Reimagine Crowdus
Some critters from the Dallas Zoo will drop by for some up close and personal time as part of the month-long pop-up park installation. — CG

Death the Musical II: Death Takes a Harmony at Pocket Sandwich Theatre
This trailer park-set murder mystery musical makes its world premiere in Dallas this month, and runs through September 24. — CG

Six-Year Anniversary at The Rail Club
Celebrating its own 30-year anniversary, Faster Pussycat headlines the second of Rail Club’s two-day, six-year anniversary celebration. Blackout and others open. — CG

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