Top Shows Coming to Town for the Week of 3/6/15-3/12/15

Lots of Americana/Country/Southern type stuff going down this week.

1 John Mellencamp @ McFarlin Memorial Auditorium (Dallas) Sat 3/7

One of America’s greatest roots-rockers, Mellencamp sings about the land he loves and does it pretty true to the culture of his subject.

2 Mavis Staples @ the Kessler Theatre (Oak Cliff) Sun 3/8

Civil Rights figure and gospel legend Mavis Staples carries on the family legacy and sings the classics.

3 Miranda Lambert @ American Airlines Center (Dallas) Thurs 3/12

Mrs. Blake Shelton definitely has more to her than just being Mrs. Blake Shelton. Quickly becoming a force in the Country music landscape.

4 Alan Jackson w/ Jon Pardi & Ashley Monroe @ Verizon Theatre (Grand Prairie) Fri 3/6

One of Country music’s greatest songwriters, Alan Jackson returns to the stage with some solid up-and-comers.

5 James McMurtry @ Granada Theater Fri 3/6

Last week’s record of the week artist, Austin’s James McMurtry, makes a venture into town.

6 Lisa Lampanelli @ Majestic Theatre (Dallas) Sat 3/7

The Queen of Mean returns to the Majestic Theatre, where she performs fairly regularly

7 Carolyn Wonderland @ Live Oak Music Hall (Fort Worth) Thurs 3/12

One of my favorite Texas blues artists. I’ll be seeing her the next day in the Big D.

8 Ryan Bingham/Lucero @ South Side Ballroom (Dallas) Fri 3/6

A strong 1-2 punch of Southern music.

9 Cold War Kids @ House of Blues (Dallas) Fri, 3/6

I’m not super into this indie group from Long Beach (they’re kinda middle of the road for me), but they’re a pretty solid indie rock outfit.

10 Greensky Bluegrass @ Granada Theater (Dallas) Sun 3/8

Michigan Bluegrass band that’s finally starting to draw some of the attention they deserve.

Get out there and enjoy some shows!

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