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Sons of Hermann Hall

For almost 100 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; call to find o…
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Kessler Theater

Let the aqua neon outside catch your eye and draw you in to this Oak Cliff landmark. The one-time neighborhood movie house has been transformed into a fairly intimate live music venue. Drink prices are friendly, the…
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Open at the crack of dawn for those impromptu morning pub crawls, the Goat's a divey neighborhood bar with live blues three nights a week plus live music other nights. Beware of karaoke nights. Note the opening time…
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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.
Live Music in Dallas

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…
Theater in Dallas

Kitchen Dog Theater

You'll get professional theater with attitude from Kitchen Dog. This razor-sharp company specializes in performing plays with a message. Some shows are staged at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.
Live Music in Dallas

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 the now mostly defunct Gilley's. For most shows, buy tickets at the door.
Live Music in Dallas

Trees Dallas

This famous Deep Ellum club has top musical acts and bands several nights a week. Regulars love it for its compact, sweaty size; band members often hang at the bar after shows.
Concert Venue in Dallas

Morton H Meyerson Symphony Center

Renowned architect IM Pei designed the Morton H Meyerson Symphony Center where the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs.
Live Music in Dallas

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.