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Some of the more popular Dallas live music venues include:
HOUSE OF BLUES
0.9 km | 0.6 mi
Drink up, chow down, and rock out! Located directly across from W Dallas in Victory Park, House of Blues Dallas is one of the hippest music venues to catch live music. In addition to jamming to your favorite band, check out their happy hour specials, dine at the House of Blues restaurant, and rejoice in the Sunday Gospel Brunch. Check out their calendar for upcoming concerts.
7.7 km | 4.8 mi
Dallas' historic live music venue and local hot spot, the Granada Theater, was built by Phil Isley in 1946, during the Golden Age of Hollywood as a 700-seat first run movie house. 55 years later, the Granada transformed into a performance theater boasting acts like Beck, Bob Dylan, Little Feat, Indigo Girls and Ms. Dolly Parton. With a vision of a better music venue for Dallas, the Granada has reinvented once again, and now showcases a wide range of musical talent from country and blues, to rock and roll and indie.
AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
1.7 km | 1.1 mi
Marking the completion of the Dallas Arts District in 2009, the AT&T Performing Arts Center encompasses 10 acres within the downtown Dallas Arts District. The Center includes the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, Annette Strauss Square and Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park. The AT&T PAC presents a variety of programs year-round in its indoor and outdoor performance venues, including the Lexus Broadway Series, Brinker International Forum, JAZZ ROOTS and, in association with TITAS, contemporary dance and music, as well as other touring and community performances.
AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
0.3 km | 0.2 mi
Directly across from W Dallas in Victory Park is the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, and arena for concerts and other forms of entertainment. In 2009, the AAC installed the first and largest 1080 high-definition video replay system in an NBA or NHL venue. Everything IS bigger in Texas. Check out their calendar for upcoming games, concerts, and events.
GEXA ENERGY PAVILION
7.2 km | 4.5 mi
Located in Fair Park, Gexa Energy Pavilion is the region's premier and longest-running outdoor facility dedicated solely to live concerts. Artists who have performed at the "Gexaplex" include Elton John, The Police, Brad Paisley, Tina Turner, Martina McBride, Coldplay, Santana, Oasis and Black Sabbath to name a few.
VERIZON THEATER AT GRAND PRAIRIE
21.5 km | 13.4 mi
With its 6,350-indoor seating capacity, the Verizon Theater was designed to accommodate a wide range of stage productions, including pop, rock, country, comedy, magic, Broadway and family shows. Since its 2002 opening, the facility has hosted everything from the Eagles, Alicia Keys, Michael Buble, George Lopez, Robin Williams, Sesame Street Live!, Justin Bieber, Celtic Woman, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular.