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Entertainment & Events in Dallas, Texas

Special Events

  • Soap Opera Digest 212-915-4251
    2225 West Interstate 20
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans to meet one of daytime soap's hottest stars, Greg Vaughan, who plays Lucky on General Hospital. Greg will be in Grand Prairie, TX as part of Soap Opera Digest magazine's "Shop Like a Soap Star" national tour. The star will be signing autographs and posing for picures with his fans. Saturday, October 18th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Wal-Mart Supercenter. The cost is free.

  • Latino Cultural Center 214-671-0045
    2600 Live Oak @ Good Latimer
    Dallas, TX 75204
    The purpose of the Latino Cultural Center is to "provide artists, cultural organizations and the Latino community with the facilities and opportunities to develop and celebrate the unique cultural talents and gifts." This cultural center includes a 300 seat theatre, an art gallery, sculpture courtyards, and a multipurpose room. more


  • Magnolia, The 214-764-9106
    3699 McKinney Avenue, Suite 100
    Dallas, TX 75204
    Located in the West Village
    Named "Best Theater in Dallas" by the Dallas Observer and D Magazine, the Magnolia is a five-screen cinema that not only shows the latest Hollywood pictures but also offers independent films and is host to film festivals. The Magnolia Bar is the contemporary and stylish cocktail suite attached to the Magnolia Theatre. more

  • Cinemark 17 & IMAX 972-247-8172
    11819 Webb Chapel
    Dallas, TX 75234
    Shows the latest Hollywood movies. more

  • UA Galaxy Stadium 10
    11801 McCree Road
    Dallas, TX 75238
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

  • UA Plaza 8 972-444-8282
    9330 North Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX 75231
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

Night Life

  • Divine 214-744-3482
    2026 Commerce Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    European inspired club.

  • Have A Nice Day Cafe 214-303-1540
    2020 North Lamar Street
    Dallas, TX 75202
    Located in the West End
    The grooviest nightclub in Dallas, this retro '70s club features huge murals displaying '70s icons, history, and celebrities and offers great music by the hottest DJs.

  • Blue Cat Blues 214-744-2293
    2612 Commerce Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    Located in Deep Ellum Neighborhood
    One of the nation's top ten blues venues, this local favorite features many national and international blues musicians, as well as local musicians. The walls of this state-of-the-art establishment are lined with autographed memorabilia from artists and events that have appeared on stage and live performances are held Wednesdays through Saturdays. Happy hour drink specials are available Wednesday through Friday.

  • Cowboys Red River 214-352-1796
    10319 West Technology Boulevard
    Dallas, TX 75220
    Live country music by big name entertainers is located at this club that has an Old West atmosphere and features one of the largest dance floors in Texas. Dance lessons are available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. more

  • Dallas Alley 214-720-0170
    2019 North Lamar Street
    Dallas, TX 75020
    Some of the best live music in town can be found at this night spot that features seven clubs offering a range of musical options including a piano bar, a retro dance club, and a country saloon. One cover charge gets you into all of the clubs.

  • Gypsy Tea Room 214-747-7146
    2548 Elm Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    Located in Deep Ellum
    Dallas' premiere music and entertainment venue, this sophisticated night spot has been voted on numerous occasions as being the best place in Dallas for live music.

  • On Premise 214-872-0840
    2711 Elm Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    Deep Ellum

  • Mitchell, The 214-230-1404
    1404 Main Street
    Dallas, TX 75202
    A neighborhood bar in downtown Dallas. more

  • Pete's Dueling Piano Bar 972-726-7383
    4980 Belt Line Road
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Born in Texas and Raised in Texas—is a sing-along, clap-along, drink-along, have-one-helluva-good-time-along bar! Expect to have a great time. Corporate parties, private reservations, and the best place to watch the big game. more

  • Wine Therapist 214-821-9463
    1810 Skillman Street
    Dallas, TX 75206
    Located in East Dallas
    The Wine Therapist is a taste-before-you-buy shop with original artwork encompassing the room. Come and relax with a lovely view, a glass of wine, and Spanish classical guitar music. more

  • Blue 214-880-0888
    1930 Pacific Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Located Next to the Majestic Theatre
    Whether you are in the VIP room or on the dance floor, resident DJs will be blaring music as you drink, chat, and dance.

  • City Tavern 214-745-1402
    1402 Main Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Located in Downtown Dallas
    This neighborhood pub is the perfect gathering place to have a beer, play a game of pool, or watch a game on TV. A menu filled with bar classics is available. more

  • Umlaut 214-742-2368
    1602 B Main Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Located on hip Main Street, Umlaut is a subterranean club where local urbanites come to see and be seen.

  • Times Ten Cellars 214-824-WINE
    6324 Prospect Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75214
    Located in East Dallas
    Syrah, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rose, and Sauvignon Blanc, crafted for Times Ten Cellars, are some of the wines that you can order by the glass or bottle at Times Ten Cellars' tasting room. Cheese and cured meats are also available to enjoy with your wine.  more

  • Ad-Libs 214-754-7050
    2626 Main Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Downtown Dallas Arts District
    Ad-Libs is Dallas' longest running comedy show. more

  • Alexandre's 214-559-0720
    4026 Cedar Springs Road
    Dallas, TX 75219
    Alexandre's is open from 2pm to 2am and features live entertainment 7 nights a week.

  • Family Karaoke Music Studio 469-522-0365
    11433 Goodnight Lane
    Dallas, TX 75052
    The premiere karaoke bar in Dallas offering American Style Open Mic with a 200” video display and Asian style private rooms where you and your friends can sing on two wireless microphones in front of 42” Plasma TV’s. Great Food, a full bar and a full service waitstaff.  more

  • Adair's Saloon 214-939-9900
    2624 Commerce Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    Happy hour from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. Lots of live entertainment and daily drink specials.  more

  • Dallas Comedy House 214-741-4448
    2645 Commerce Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    An improv comedy venue offering shows and classes. more

  • Poor David's Pub 214-565-1295
    1313 South Lamar Street
    Dallas, TX 75215
    This listening room books some of the best regional performers. more

  • SODA Bar 214-778-6777
    1325 South Lamar Street
    Dallas, TX 75215
    An ultra modern rooftop bar at NYLO Dallas South Side hotel. Light cuisine is available. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Dallas Chamber Orchestra 214-321-1411
    This chamber orchestra performs two concert series each season, the Traditional Series that consists of five concerts and the Sunset at the Lake Series which consists of six concerts. Specializing in performing European style 17th and 18th century music without a conductor, in an intimate setting, the orchestra also plays interesting music from jazz, South American, African-american and contemporary composers.  more

  • Dallas Jazz Orchestra 214-521-8816
    3630 Harry Hines Boulevard
    Dallas, TX 75219
    Located at Sammons Center for the Arts
    One of the best jazz big bands in the United States, this 20 piece band is renowned worldwide and has been providing original and traditional big band jazz since 1973. more

  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra 214-692-0203
    2301 Flora Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Professional orchestra that presents concerts each season ranging from classical and pops to special performances by world-class guests. They also perform concerts for children and families and offer educational and community outreach programs. more

  • Music Hall at Fair Park 214-565-1116
    909 1st Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75210
    Located in Fair Park
    Situated among excellent and appealing examples of Art Deco architecture, this music hall is designed in a Spanish Baroque style with Moorish influences and is home to the Dallas Summer Musicals, The Dallas Opera, the Broadway Contemporary Series, and the Ft. Worth/Dallas Ballet. Numerous concerts and special events are held here throughout the year, as well as touring Broadway shows, dance productions, and pageants. more

  • Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, The 214-954-9925
    2106 Boll Street
    Dallas, TX 75204
    Located in the Downtown Dallas Arts District
    The Dallas Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-use, state-of-the-art venue for music, opera, theater, and dance at the eastern end of the District. The Center features five state-of-the-art venues: the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, City Performance Hall, Annette Strauss Artist Square, and Performance Park.

  • Dallas Black DanceTheatre 214-871-2376
    2627 Flora Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    The oldest continuously operating professional dance company in Dallas, this contemporary modern dance company offers regular season performances by professional dancers, as well as full concerts and international performances.

  • Dallas Chamber Music Society 972-392-3267
    2711 Gaston Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75226
    The second oldest civic music organization in Dallas, this chamber music society features the finest touring ensembles of the world presenting a series of five concert performances from October to April in the Caruth Auditorium at Southern Methodist University. more

  • Dallas Opera 214-443-1043
    2403 Flora Street, Suite 500
    Dallas, TX 75219
    Providing opera of the highest accord since 1957, this legendary opera performs five or more operas each season at the Music Hall at Fair Park. more

  • Dallas Wind Symphony 214-565-9463
    3101 North Fitzhugh Avenue, Suite 301
    Dallas, TX 75204
    The only professional civilian wind band active in the United States, this wind symphony is comprised of 50 woodwind, brass, and percussion players performing a wide range of musical styles from Bach to Strauss at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. more

  • Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center 214-670-3600
    2301 Flora Street, Suite 100
    Dallas, TX 75201
    One of the acoustically finest halls in America, this I.M. Pei designed center is home to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and features a variety of performance events throughout the year. The center is also used for non-symphonic programs, church services, corporate meetings, trade shows, weddings, and other events.

  • Voices of Change 214-220-0070
    2019 North Lamar Street
    Dallas, TX 75202
    One of the pioneer professional chamber music ensembles in the United States, this ensemble is dedicated to performing 20th century classical music.

  • Fine Arts Chamber Players 214-520-2219
    3630 Harry Hines Boulevard
    Dallas, TX 75219
    Sammons Center for the Arts
    Fine Arts Chamber Players presents 3 p.m. afternoon, family friendly, classical chamber music concerts, featuring professional musicians, once per month October through May at the Dallas Museum of Art inside Horchow Auditorium. No reservations are required.  more

  • House of Blues 214-978-2583
    2200 N. Lamar Street
    Dallas, TX 75202
    White Swan Building
    Dining, gospel brunch, LIVE MUSIC, it's the House of Blues. Check their schedule often for a updated calender of events and band performances. more

  • Granada Theater 214-824-9933
    3524 Greenville Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75206
    Voted Best Live Music Venue. Independent and locally owned. They can host private events. Kithchen open until 11PM. more

  • Improv 972-404-8501
    4980 Belt Line Road, Suite 250
    Dallas, TX 75234
    Improv is "America's premier comedy showcase and restaurant." more

Plays & Productions

  • Dallas Theater Center 214-526-8210
    2400 Flora Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    This center operates two venues, the Arts District Theatre that offers flexible and respected performance space and the historic Kalita Humphreys Theatre. The KHT was designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In fact, it was one of the last buildings that Wright designed. The KHT theater is also home to one of the most exciting regional theaters in the country. They present contemporary American dramas, comedies, and musicals. more

  • Majestic Theater 214-880-0137
    1925 Elm Street
    Dallas, TX 75201
    A Dallas landmark for performing arts including dance, music, and theater, this historic theatre was designed by architect Karl Hoblitzelle in 1921 and was first used for both vaudeville acts and the screening of motion pictures. This Renaissance Revival-style theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features 1,570 seats, a grand five story presence, and an opulent interior that includes marble floors, ostentatious molding and decoration, and the Baroque splendor of a gilded lobby.

  • McFarlin Memorial Auditorium 214-768-3129
    6405 Boaz Lane
    Dallas, TX 75275
    Located on Southern Methodist University Campus
    Originally built in 1926 as a chapel that would be large enough to contain the entire student body and faculty of the university, this historic structure brings students and the local community together through the hosting of year round activities such as classical music concerts, dance performances, dramatic productions, film screenings, and the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. National and international touring groups are features, as well as local presentations.

  • Pegasus Theater 214-821-6005
    3916 Main Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    Voted the "Best Small Theatre in Dallas" by the readers of the Dallas Morning News, this professional theater company specializes in new and original comedies with performances provided year round.

  • Pocket Sandwich Theater 214-821-1860
    5400 East Mockingbird, Suite 119
    Dallas, TX 75206
    Offering "the most fun you can have in a Dallas theatre," this theater is set in a quaint building and presents outlandish and quirky comedies, musicals, and melodramas, as well as local and national plays, with the audience-participation, popcorn-throwing melodramas being among the favorite productions. A casual restaurant for pre-play dining is also on site. more

  • Theatre Three 214-871-3300
    2800 Routh Street, Suite 168
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Located in the Quadrangle Shopping Center
    This theatre-in-the-round presents year round productions of a wide variety of plays, musical revues, and occasional children's theatre while showcasing the best of local talent. more

  • Kitchen Dog Theatre 214-953-1055
    3120 McKinney Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75204
    Originally formed by students in SMU's Graduate Actor Training Program, this small company has evolved to be the resident company at The MAC. The theatre presents plays that range from classic to contemporary with the works challenging and provoking the audience by exploring issues of justice, morality, and human freedom. more

  • Shakespeare Festival of Dallas 214-559-2778
    3630 Harry Hines Boulevard
    Dallas, TX 75219
    The second oldest Shakespeare company in the nation, this summer Shakespeare company has been performing for over a quarter of a century and is known for their fine, classic productions of plays by the Bard. more

  • Dallas Children's Theater 214-978-0110
    5938 Skillman
    Dallas, TX 75231
    Located at Rosewood Center for Family Arts
    Most of the dozen productions performed by this award-winning professional theater company each year are family oriented, rather than strictly for children, and they often deal with serious subjects. The theatre also offers classes for kids ages three to seventeen in a variety of disciplines including musical theater, video, and drama. more

  • Dallas Puppet Theatre 214-515-0004
    2266 Valley View Center
    Dallas, TX 75240
    This company of puppeteers puts on about a half-dozen shows a year, with most shows being light-hearted adaptations of classic children's stories. Workshops and other programs are offered and arrangements can be made for the theatre to host birthday parties and other special events. more

  • Dallas Summer Musicals 214-421-5678
    909 First Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75210
    A mainstay of the local theatrical and musical scene since 1941, this company presents the best available Broadway touring shows year round at various Dallas locations such as the Music Hall of Fair Park, the Texas Theatre, and the Majestic Theatre. more

  • Undermain Theatre 214-747-5515
    3200 Main Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    "Undermain Theatre is a company of artists that performs experimental works in Texas, New York, and Europe, collaborates with playwrights to develop original and world premiere productions, publishes plays, and sustains a theater in Dallas’ historic Deep Ellum." more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Dallas International Festival 214-720-0555
    3625 North Hall Street, Suite 740
    Dallas, TX 75219
    The best ethnic performers of music and dance in North Texas perform on four global stages during this two day festival that includes a diverse indoor market with over 125 booths offering arts and crafts from around the world. An international food court is also on site and children's international workshops are available. more

Sporting Events

  • Dallas Mavericks 214-747-MAVS
    2909 Taylor Street
    Dallas, TX 75226
    Feel the excitement of NBA action by this professional basketball team that brings electrifying energy and adventure to the American Airlines Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Dallas, from October to May. more

  • Dallas Polo Club 214-979-0300
    2613 Thomas Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75204
    Located at the Bear Creek Polo Ranch
    Bringing the best of polo to the Metroplex, this well organized club is the most active polo club and the most prestigious polo school in North Texas. The club offers lessons, three grass fields for feature matches, a practice field, and a lighted arena for night play. more

  • Cotton Bowl 214-670-8400
    1300 Robert B. Cullum Boulevard
    Dallas, TX 75210
    Located at Fair Park
    Home of the annual New Year's Cotton Bowl football game, this famous stadium hosts numerous SMU football games, as well as thousands of sporting and entertainment events throughout the year.

  • Coca-Cola Global Games 972-741-9737
    SMU's Moody Coliseum
    The Coca-Cola Global Games is the pre-eminent international basketball event played in the United States. They exist to highlight the rising stars in the world of international basketball and to promote the growth of international basketball in the United States.


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