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Concerts in Dallas This August

Concerts are back and better than ever.

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Kaitlyn Grekoff
Posted on Aug 1, 2021

All those rescheduled shows from 2020 are finally happening! There are so many to see this August at many of Dallas' great music venues that host shows of all sizes. Check out some of the biggest shows happening at our most notable venues this month:

Dos Equis Pavillion

Located in Fair Park, the outdoor music venue is great for spreading out and enjoying a Texas summer night. Since it opened in 1988, the venue has had many names (millennials will remember it as Smirnoff Music Centre!) and hosted legends like Elton John, Martina McBride and Black Sabbath.

  • August 5: Uforia Latino Mix Live
  • August 12: Matchbox Twenty
  • August 13: Alanis Morissette
  • August 14: Brad Paisley
  • August 16: Maroon 5
  • August 28: Luke Bryan

 

Gas Monkey Bar & Grill

Gas Monkey Live! is a premier music venue located in Northwest Dallas. They are a fantastic destination for a warm, rock n roll, rustic atmosphere that is suited for any event, large or small.

  • August 1: Born of Osiris
  • August 6: Emo Night Brooklyn
  • August 31: Simple Plan & New Found Glory

 

House of Blues

Located in Dallas' West End, this lively restaurant & bar offers live music and iconic Southern dishes gumbo, shrimp and grits and pulled-pork barbeque – just to name a few. It's the perfect place to see your alt-rock and indie favorites.

  • August 7: Young Nudy
  • August 13: Ray Johnston Band
  • August 14: Kyoto Lo-Fi & Brother Sports
  • August 28: Lloyd Banks

 

South Side Ballroom

The largest of seven venues inside Gilley's Dallas in the Cedars/Southside neighborhood, Southside Ballroom is arguably the most popular in the area. It has hosted recent pop culture favorites like Dua Lipa, Kendrick Lamar and Lizzo.

  • August 15: Rise Against
  • August 17: All Time Low
  • August 20: Kesha & Betty Who
  • August 22: PVRIS


Check out our events calendar for even more concerts and live events!