Can’t Miss Live Music Clubs in Deep Ellum
From raucous shows at The Kessler Theater to the rise of Deep Ellum and every local chart-topper in between, the history of Dallas music shows how a city flourished - and continues to flourish - alongside its rising, innovative artists.
While the city's early history is steeped in blues and the giants - Johnson, King, Walker and Ledbetter - who made it, Dallas is a city that has always embraced a diverse array of artists.
If it's music you crave, Dallas is ready to show you a good time. Check our calendar for concerts this weekend or any day. The American Airlines Center is a stop on practically every major concert tour in the country, while The Bomb Factory is the place to catch a more intimate show in Deep Ellum, home to the most authentic musical experience in Dallas. In the mood for a cozier vibe? Check out the many live music venues in Dallas, including the Granada Theater on Greenville Avenue or the Kessler Theater in the Bishop Arts District. Whatever your musical style, there's a concert for you. Let Dallas show you a good time!
Welcome to the official Dallas calendar of events! Thanks to our partners across the city, we’ve included everything happening in town now and in the coming months, including concerts, festivals, fairs, sports, entertainment and the arts.
Whether you're an art enthusiast, sports fanatic, foodie or someone simply looking to have a good time on your Dallas getaway, your entire year is covered with these exciting annual events.
This former Ford plant-turned-ammunitions manufacturer opened in the early 90s but shuttered its doors in '97. Dallas dynamic duo Erykah Badu and Sarah Jaffe lit up the stage in the venue's 2015 return.
This theater has worn many hats, but it's best known as a killer music venue. Bob Dylan, The Black Keys and The Avett Brothers have graced this stage.
Featuring farm-fresh local ingredients, local craft beers and enough Texas wines to wet your whistle, The Rustic is the perfect place to enjoy a spirited night of local eats and entertainment.
The Kessler Theater is a hot spot best known as a hub for soulful superstars like Charley Crockett and Leon Bridges. Local artists love The Kessler and so do music fans!
Double Wide has a big following on the back of its homemade mixed drinks alone. Throw in live music and it's the perfect mix of Dallas creativity and ingenuity.
Originally opened as a vaudeville venue, The Majestic is home to comedy, concerts, podcasts and performers of all different kinds. This theatre has earned its moniker as a multi-purpose megaplex.
The Longhorn has seen its share of famous performers and infamous performances. Home to the raucous Sex Pistols show of 1978 it has also hosted Loretta Lynn and Willie Nelson.
The Deep Art Co. is a multi-purpose gallery that celebrates the full spectrum of art - from music and visual to sculpture and the culinary arts. There's also an in-house bar.
Canton Hall opened next to The Bomb Factory on Halloween 2017. This medium-sized venue has already hosted shows from the likes of Dan Auerbach, Of Mice & Men and Grizzly Bear.
Chance the Rapper, Radiohead, Pearl Jam and local superstar Post Malone have all played Trees, a nationally recognized venue that has delighted Dallas denizens for nearly three decades.