A big one for you Southern rock folks, and I might finally make it out to the Levitt this season.
1 Lynyrd Skynyrd w/ Blue Oyster Cult @ Verizon Theatre (Grand Prairie) Fri 6/12/15
2 classic rock legends throwing it down in this comfy little venue.
2 Steve Earle @ Billy Bob’s (Fort Worth) Fri 6/12/15
Legendary Texas singer-songwriter takes you down to Copperhead Road.
3 Allen Stone @ Granada Theater (Lower Greenville) Sun 6/14/15
Emerging blue-eyed soul revivalist lights up the stage at Granada.
4 D’Angelo @ the Bomb Factory (Deep Ellum) Tues 6/16/15
R&B heartthrob D’Angelo returned after a long hiatus with one of last year’s most celebrated albums.
5 Ben Folds @ House of Blues (Dallas) Thurs 6/18/15
One of my favorite college/indie songwriters from my growing up years. Last time I saw him, he didn’t play “Brick”. WHAT?!?!?!?!
6 Neon Trees @ Granada Theater (Lower Greenville) Thurs 6/18/15
The show everybody will be talking about? *groans*
7 Jack FM Throwback Festival @ Gexa Energy Pavilion (Dallas) Sat 6/13/15
3 stages full of cover bands. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, don’t worry, someone will be giving them away.
8 Reverend Horton Heat @ House of Blues (Dallas) Sat 6/13/15
Dallas’s own, the “Godfather of Modern Rockabilly” always puts on a fun show.
9 Marcus Miller @ Granada Theater (Lower Greenville) Sat 6/13/15
One of the all-time greatest jazz bass players, Miller has played with Miles and countless others, and had a quite successful career as a group leader.
10 Sarah Jaffe @ Levitt Pavilion (Arlington) Fri 6/12/15
Now that it’s finally gotten dry, I may make my first visit to the Levitt this season for this one. One of my favorite D/FW singer/songwriters.
Also in town this week: 6/12 Jon Bellion @ Trees, Cory Morrow @ Granada Theater, Cody Jinks w/ the Damn Quails, Quaker City Night Hawks @ House of Blues; 6/13 the Kinfolk’s Soul Food Festival ft Salt N Pepa @ Lynn Creek Park (Grand Prairie), Rich Robinson @ Levitt Pavilion, Kelly Willis @ Billy Bob’s, Uncle Lucius @ the Kessler Theater; 6/14 Geto Boys @ House of Blues, Jones Family Singers @ Levitt Pavilion; 6/15 William Fitzsimmons @ Kessler Theater, the Weepies w/ Carsie Blanton @ Granada Theater; 6/16 French Horn Rebellion @ House of Blues; 6/17 Great Lake Swimmers @ Club Dada; 6/18 Aaron Lewis @ Rockin Rodeo (Denton), King Sunny Ade & His African Beats @ Strauss Square
Anyways, that’s all for this week, so……
Get out there and see some shows!