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Granada Theater

This converted movie theater, often praised as the best live music venue in town, books popular rock and country bands. It's the anchor of Lower Greenwood. Check the website for what's on.
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AT&T Performing Arts Center

Four architecturally noteworthy performance venues are located here, including the 2000-seat Winspear Opera House, home to the Dallas Opera; the 1500-seat Wyly Theatre; and Strauss Sq, an open-air stage.
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Balcony Club

This mysterious upstairs hideaway feels like a secret even though it's not. With emerald walls, a tiny stage and a cozy patio nook above the Landmark Theater, this spot draw all ages for nightly live music – mostly …
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Sons of Hermann Hall

For 95 years, this classic Texas dancehall has been a chameleon: equal parts pickup bar, live-music venue, honky-tonk and swing-dancing club. A Deep Ellum stalwart. The opening hours can vary, so call to find out wh…
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A homage to the Beatles' old venue, this tiny indie spot books good alternative acts. Don't miss the Frank Sinatra cover night on Sunday, a local institution.
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Adair's Saloon

The regulars call it 'Aayy-dares.' Down-to-earth patrons and infectious country and redneck rock bands go down well with cheap beer and shuffleboard.
Blues in Dallas


Open at the crack of dawn for those impromptu morning pub crawls, the Goat's a divey neighborhood bar with live blues four nights a week.
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Kitchen Dog Theater

You'll get professional theater with attitude from Kitchen Dog, in Uptown.
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Poor David's Pub

Texas music legends Ray Wylie Hubbard, Kelly Willis, Guy Forsyth and Steve Earl have all graced the stage at this venerable old club near Gilley's. For most shows, buy tickets at the door.
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Lakewood Theater

A local fave is the beloved Lakewood Theater, a 1938 restored art-deco palace that shows films, music and other diversions like trivia, karaoke and burlesque.