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You've probably already begun making plans for where you're going to watch this Sunday's Super Bowl. And if the game plays out anything like this year's Madden simulation, you know it's going to be a hell of a game.

If you happen to work in the pizza industry, though, you're probably gearing up for the busiest day of the year. And if there's any truth to this Huffington Post article, you're probably preparing yourself to get stiffed on quite a few tips this weekend, too.

Honestly, we think that sucks.

So let's all commit right now to take care of those who are taking care of us this weekend. Tip like you mean it.

Those Darlins at Dada
Those Darlins ain't no strangers to change. The band's members met and formed at the first-ever Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in 2006, and the original trio of Jessi, Nikki, and Kelley Darlin spent the next few years finding themselves, so to speak. After initially relying on clogging as the band's sole means of percussion, the band eventually relented in favor of hiring an actual drummer. Later, they added more and more amplified forms of instrumentation. More recently, the band has worked through the departure of founding bassist, Kelley Anderson, dropped its members' fake “Darlin” surnames and recorded its third album with new bassist Adrian Barrera — one that features heavy classic rock influences and fewer bits of country flavor than ever before. Tonight, as the band takes the stage at Dada those changes will be on display for all to see. Check out our interview with the band here for more info on this show. — Cory Graves

Kelly Rowland at Medusa
For tonight's edition of Medusa's recurring Fetish Fridays, the venue will host a Kelly Rowland birthday bash and appearance with music provided by DJ ASAP. So, OK, maybe the onetime Destiny's Child star won't be performing tonight. But, if you're a lady and you get to the club before 11 p.m., it won't cost you a thing to attend her bash. — Porttia Portis

Jessica Fellowes: “Behind-the-Scenes of Downton Abbey” at First United Methodist Church of Dallas
Take an inside look into the social and historical context of Downton Abbey with Jessica Fellowes, who is the niece of the show's creator, Lord Julian Fellowes. She's also the author of The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicles of Downton Abbey, two books that offer in-depth insight into one of the world's most popular shows. — PP

Future at That That
Audio most squarely meets visual at this art party. Intense, interactive projection mapping installations will fulfill the visual splendor aspect of things while DJs Shuttle, Spud Crowley, Trespass and Left/Right will come with all the audio treats you can handle. — CG

Josh Weathers Band at Billy Bob's
Despite an attempt by fans to petition President Obama to order the band to stay together, it looks like tonight will indeed mark the final performance for Fort Worth's Josh Weathers Band. Well, for now, anyway. It's hard to imagine that the band, which has certainly earned its share of popularity over the past 10 years, will never share the stage again at some point down the road. — PP

Shooter Jennings at Hat Tricks
Unlike some of his past swings through town, Jennings actually provides a pretty compelling case for making the drive out to Lewisville tonight. For this almost-sold-out show his Waymore's Outlaws backing band will feature the original surviving members of the outfit that used to back his dad Waylon in the studio and on the road. — PP

Aziz Ansari at Winstar World Casino
Fresh from the recent release of his last stand-up special on Netflix, Aziz Ansari is on his way to be one of the hardest-working comedians in the industry right now. At the moment, he's still touring — and conducting focus groups for his book on social media and relationships, too. Although he may not be an expert on the subject, he seems to know enough to keep everyone quoting him. In any case, with no Dallas dates scheduled for the near future, Ansari is more than worth the trek across state lines. — PP

Heartless Bastards, Baptist Generals and The Theater Fire Solo Sets at Outpost American Tavern
Tonight, Oak Cliff's recently revamped Outpost American Tavern will host intimate solo performances from the Heartless Bastards' Erika Wennerstrom, The Baptist Generals' Chris Flemmons and The Theater Fire's Curtis Heath. The kitchen won't be open for this one, but we hear there'll be tacos available for free out on the patio, along with plenty of booze. But that kind of goes without saying. — CG

Junior Brown at Queen City Music Hall
An American original and Austin's best-kept secret, Junior Brown should definitely be on your list of must-see acts in Texas. Tonight, Mr. Brown will serenade you with his savory country twang, dazzle you with his patented guit-steel prowess and maybe even surprise you a bit with a song or two inspired by past trips to town. — Nicole Arnold

Night Drive at Three Links
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Two guys realize they're dating the same girl at the same time because said girl tragically passes away. No, it's not the premise behind a bad '90s sitcom, it's actually the story of how Austin electro-pop duo met. If only everyone could handle their potentially awkward situations as gracefully as Night Drive, what a wonderful world this would be. — PP

Skinny Puppy at Granada Theater
Not to be confused with Snarky Puppy, the Denton-based jazz outfit that took home their first Grammy at last week's awards ceremony, Skinny Puppy is the '80s electronic act from Canada that helped pioneer the pre-EDM electro-industrial genre. This one will be good. — CG

Grupo Fantasma at The Live Oak
Grupo Fantasma is loosely translated into English as either “phantom group” or “those who have won a Grammy.” No, this Latin funk group has received no shortage of praise since its inception, and its relentless tour schedule doesn't seem to be wearing the members down, either. Hell, even Prince is a fan, as he's been known to use the group as his backing band. North Texas funk rockers The Effinays open. — Chelsea Upton

Critical Mass at Main Street Garden Park
Starting at 7:30 p.m., you can join other local bikers (er, cyclists) to spread awareness to the face that, yes, people actually do bike in Dallas. Helmet-heads need to stick together. Also? Don't worry, n00bs, they ride at a slow pace so that everyone can keep up. — CU

Delorean at Dada
If there's anything that can catapult the success of a tour, it's a controversy. And, when it comes to scandal, Delorean's got it: This past October, Delorean suffered through a kidnapping in Mexico City. The band's 2013 US tour was postponed as a result, thought it bounced back this past Friday with a gig in Brooklyn. Not many bands would continue touring after a scare like that, so hats are off to this irresistibly dance-inducing Spanish outfit. — PP

Baboon at Three Links
Last year's Dia de los Toadies festival aside, local '90s rockers — and onetime Walker, Texas Ranger guest stars — Baboon ain't playing too many gigs these days. That changes at this show. Members of the current local guard The Black Dotz, Pinkish Black and Cutter set the table. — CG

Gold Soundz at The Foundry
Until Stephen Malkmus and crew decide to reunite, catching a set from Dallas' — and the world's? — only Pavement cover band will have to suffice. — PP

The Fashion and Flea at Grapevine Convention Center
Come for the vintage and handmade clothing and jewelry, stay for the shit-ton of vinyl dealers this event promises to bring together. Oh, and Danielle Colby from American Pickers will be there, too, because, why not? — CG

The Harlem Globetrotters at American Airlines Center
We're not going to lie. We thought the Globetrotters were pretty baller when we were kids — until our dad ruined the magic by cluing us into the fact that, in thousands of contests, the team has pretty much never managed to lose to the lowly Washington Generals. Furthering our disillusionment is the fact that different sets of “Globetrotters” will also be playing in arenas in New York and Puerto Rico tonight as well. Talk about earth-shattering realizations. — CG

Scott Pilgrim vs the World at Inwood Theatre
This week's Midnight Madness selection sees Sex Bob-omb bassist Pilgrim (Michael Cera) duking it out with the “seven evil exes” of his would-be sweetheart Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). But it might be the Beck-penned soundtrack that really helps bring this graphic novel to life. — CG

Chinese New Year Festival at Crow Collection
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with live performances, food and drink offerings and specialty booths with horse themes. This year's event is expected to surpass last year's record-breaking 10,000 guests. — PP

Disclosure at House of Blues
Although they didn't win a Grammy this past Sunday, Disclosure doesn't seem too phased. This positivity could manifest itself in a hungriness to take home an award next year, so let's hope it shows in their upcoming performances. Speaking of: If you can't make it to this young, buzzing electro outfit's House of Blues performance, maybe you can catch their DJ set at It'll Do that'll follow. — PP

Paranoid Fan Meet-Up: Ken Rosenthal at Twilite Lounge
It was only a matter of time before Hardline producer Danny Balis brought a sports-related event to the joint he co-owns in Deep Ellum. Today, a limited number of fans will get the chance to meet with FOX MLB lead field reporter Ken Rosenthal for an intimate Q&A and photo opp. Beer and pizza are included with the cost of admission. — PP

Liquid Sky at Texas Theatre
Following a screening of the neon-friendly 1982 cult classic will be a Q&A with director Slava Tsukerman, and a behind-the-screen blacklight party that'll feature a performance from George Quartz and a DJ set from Tommyboy and Jake Schrock. — CG

Planned Parenthood Benefit at Crown and Harp
Now, more than ever, Planned Parenthood needs financial help in order to continue providing healthcare to low-income or otherwise uninsured women in Dallas. And, at this gig, a cut of the bar sales will go to just that cause. Show up for sets by Frauen, Cerulean Giallo, Jenny Robinson and Air Darla, and buy as many rounds of top shelf drinks as you safely can. — CG

Dam Funk at Crown and Harp
Rarely do we ever see shows at the Lower Greenville venue charging anywhere near the $15 that tonight’s bill will command. Still, we reckon the number of folks clamoring to catch a set from Los Angeles-based DJ/producer Dam-Funk will still outweigh the venue's limited capacity. Before we head out tonight, though, let's just get one thing straight: His name's pronounced like “dame,” not “damn.” — CG

Paul Van Dyk at Lizard Lounge
Grammy-winning German trance producer Paul Van Dyk will preside over this dance party with the type of authority few others can match. Different publications have named him the No. 1 DJ of all time at various points in his career, meaning you may never again shake. your. rump-ah. to a more expertly curated blend of electo jams. – CG

Charley Pride at Arlington Music Hall
Now living in Dallas and a minority owner of the Texas Rangers, Pride released eight No. 1 hit singles between '69 and '71, turning him into one of the most dominating performers on the country charts during that time. On the strength of his crossover hit, “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin',” Pride earned several awards in '71, including the Country Music Association's coveted Entertainer of the Year award. Pride is the only black country musician to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and one of the few to have success in the largely Caucasian-dominated country genre. So he's kind of major. — CG

Wild Party, Driver Friendly at The Prophet Bar
Sure, Wild Party may be from San Antonio now. But they basically got their starts here in Dallas — back in those days the band's members even kicked around in outfits like Space Man Spiff and The Broadcast. Anyway, their local origins are worth noting because, based off the strength of these early recordings, it sounds like they're going to be going plenty of places from here. Austin's Driver Friendly co-headline, and locals The Background open. — Pete Freedman

Super Browls Arena Rock Half Time Show at Dan's Silverleaf
So, instead of watching whatever superstar is performing at halftime of the Super Bowl (sorry, Bruno Mars), you can go to Dan's Silverleaf and watch The Super Browls drunkenly cover arena rock songs instead. Problem solved. — Trace McCaslin

Super Party at Granada Theater
There are literally hundreds of places to watch the Super Bowl, but few will be showing it on a screen the size of the one at the Granada. And, in addition to making the thing free this year, they'll be serving pizza and brisket sliders for just a buck. — CG

Psychic Fair at Double Tree Hotel
Might we recommend swinging by the Dallas Psychic Fair before heading to wherever it is you plan on watching the big game this evening? Surely, someone there should be able to give you a head's up on which team you should bet on beforehand. Oh, and RSVPs aren't required for this one. They already know if you're coming. — CG

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