The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 10/31-11/02

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It's Halloween weekend, which is most likely your favorite time of the year to party if you're under 30. If you're over 30, relax, New Year's Eve isn't too far off. For now, there's just a bunch of shows you should check out this weekend, Halloween-themed and otherwise. Slipknot and Korn take their oddities out to Gexa, Larry G(EE), Quaker City Night Hawks, and Taddy Porter throw a party at the Granada, Bludded Head has a release show at Rubber Gloves and Double Wide is throwing a bunch of parties to celebrate. Don't be frightened; here are your picks.


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The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 10/27-11/02

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The hottest ticket this week is of course Halloween. There's gonna be a shit ton of Halloween stuff for you to do this week and we know you started last week. Just couldn't resist. So of course our music picks for this week include a few Halloween-based ones as well as the usual civilian ones. Double Wide is dedicating three straight days to the holiday and on the other side of the spectrum the coolest band in rock, the Arctic Monkeys, head to Grand Prairie. Here's a list of the best shows for you this week.


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The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 10/24-10/26

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There's a ton of great shows to check out this weekend. If you love Lynyrd Skynyrd enough to head north to Oklahoma that's an option. If Oklahoma is way too much for you to handle right now Red Bull Sound Select is bringing Chevy Woods, Fat Tony, Sam Lao and Goldyard to The Prophet Bar for an extremely affordable sum. Edie Brickell and New Bohemians reunite at the North Oak Cliff Music Fest. Ziggy Marley headlines a show at GranadaTheater, The Texas Rap Festival takes place at Gexa Energy Pavilion, and in a not at all surprising news a good punk band is playing at Rubber Gloves.


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The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 10/20-10/26

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Sorry that the beautiful, beautiful weekend left you. It's sad, but the weekend will be back in a few days, so chill. You've got some serious clinginess issues. To tide you over, we've got a few shows to keep you company: Ne-Yo is stopping by the House of Blues, Gardens & Villa headlines a show at Club Dada, and Of Montreal plays Trees. And of course, there's more. There's always more.


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The Ultimate List of Dallas Halloween Music Celebrations

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Halloween is just around the corner. Have you planned out costume yet?
Halloween is great when you're a kid, but let's face it: It's at its best when you're an adult. Everybody relishes dressing up as a provocative cat or as a zombie. Also, we especially love getting trashed while playing dress up. In fact, Halloween is the best holiday. It easily trumps Thanksgiving because you don't have to spend time with weird family members who throw around pejoratives with the ease of a chef making an omelet. Christmas, no. Your mother doesn't question why you're single during Halloween.

Halloween is what's keeping you young. You are playing make believe a little bit (in a literal sense, rather than the usual, delusional sense). But, you're also doing grown-up things like drinking responsibly and catching shows. So where are the best places in Dallas to get your Halloween on? It's never too early to start planning ahead.

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The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 10/17-10/19

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The weekend is here and as per usual there's a few suggestions for concerts around Dallas that we'd like to throw your way. No pressure. The choice is yours. But, just know that Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias are gonna hold it down at American Airlines Center, Sharon Van Etten hits the Kessler, pop sensation Charli XCX is performing at Trees, and Spinster Records opens its doors with two grand opening parties. Your picks, in full:

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The Triple D Adds a Dallas Twist to the Gangster Movie with Help of Local Rappers

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"The Triple D" draws on local rappers to help tell the story of life in Dallas

We've seen the story about young and poor people trying desperately, and often violently, to make something out of nothing. We saw it in New York with Paid In Full and Belly. We saw it in Atlanta with Snow On Tha Bluff. The task for first-time director Juan Salas and Dallas rap mainstay Mista E took upon themselves with their upcoming film, The Triple D, was to take the story to Dallas and, in the process, create a story about the rise of a street soldier in the Big D. The film, which premiers tonight at the Magnolia Theater in Uptown, is a familiar subject with an unfamiliar setting and narration.

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The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 10/13-10/19

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It's Monday and time to get back into the swing of things, but dearest DC9 reader, the swing of things for you is music. We've got a few shows we think would bode well with you this week. The one and only Sir Paul McCartney is playing at the American Airlines Center, Chevelle and Papa Roach are hitting the 'burbs at the Verizon Theatre, Bam Margera as Fuckface Unstoppable is going to be just that at Trees. And Charli XCX is gonna get all fancy at Trees. Here are your picks:

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The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 10/10 - 10/12

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Social Distortion come to Dallas on Saturday to help christen the new Gas Monkey Live

Another weekend is upon us in Dallas, which means more shows to partake in to take your mind off of the utter terror that is Ebola, but mostly because you love music. Ringo Starr, who used to be in this little band called The Beatles (is that spelled correctly? are you sure?) is in town. The indie hip-hop stylings of Busdriver and clipping. invade Club Dada and Gas Monkey Live throws a party with Social Distortion and the Stone Foxes to break the place in. Here are your picks to get away from it all:


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The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 10/06-10/12

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Welcome to the working week, folks. There's more than a few shows you should keep on your docket in the days ahead. Brit rockers Temples are taking their talents to where Big Things Happen, one half of the surviving Beatles is in town (Ringo, yes, but, a Beatle no less), the powerful voice of Sam Smith is sure to cause a small flood at the House of Blues, and be sure to check out some alternative hip-hop: Busdriver and clipping. are headed to Dada and Goldlink opens for SBTRKT at the House of Blues.


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