Happening in Dallas: Art, Music and Comedy Must see shows

  • Get Arty in Deep Ellum: Start your weekend with a bang! a paint cover sticky sweet bang known as the Pancake and Booze Festival! The title is pretty direct as night will feature art work from artist all over DFW and this years will be even more fun with body paint. The event is $5 to attend and the covers the all you can eat pancake bar from local hot spot Buzz brews the party starts at 8pm and goers on til 2 am.
  • Deep ellum continues to be the place to be for art this weekend as the  Deep Ellum Art walk kicks off on Saturday April 26th from 12-6pm http://deepellumtexas.com/art/art-walk/ Their website describes Deep Ellum as “, an incubator of creativity” , offering art that can be called  cutting edge!. This will make a great date since  Most galleries are within walking distance of each other and if you want to travel in style The DART Green Line is available to take patrons from the Deep Ellum and Baylor stations to the Fair Park station in the Expo Park area.


  •  The  music event of the  spring is Edge Fest every year the biggest names in alternative rock come to Dallas to perform in 102.1 the EDGE’s music show case this year will feature Beck as headliner. Beck is an elusive artist who rarely tours or comes to Dallas so this may be your last chance to catch him for a long time do not miss it! Tickets are available here
  • If you like your guitar with a twang you can catch some country at the Mesquite Rodeo’s “Real Texas Festival”  The festival is a two day celebration of Texas country with joe king and derryl perry and headliners Casey Donohue on the second night of the festival you can catch a day long line up of artist such  as Taylor Lewis, Kosmic Girlz and Koltrane Band,Brandon Wayne, Charla Corn, Hudson Moore and headliners Big and Rich.


Comedy & Theater

  • Comedy: Dallas has great shows every weekend but only once in a blue moon  does “We Got Next” hit the stage. We got Next is the brain child of poet turned comedian Q Coleman and has been going on for a few years now. Vol 23 will take place this sunday April 27th. Feauturing the very funny headliner Hot Topic the Comedian, Derrick Cackley and DE Journals own Jasmine Ellis. Besides great Comedy you check out a buffet of great food and enjoy the sounds of the Legendary DJ Spinderella. Tickets are still available by email at jasminecarolinaellis@yahoo.com

Cost: $20 at the door or $15 in advanced, includes free dinner.

  • Theater: The Last run of Galtea is this weekend, and you don’t want to miss this show “Galatea is an innovative, one-of-a-kind wordless movement show that uses paper, aerial silks, and weight-sharing to explore the story of an artist who is attempting to create the perfect girl as his one true love. In the process, he creates an entire world made entirely out of paper and populated by a vibrant plethora of characters who teach the girl what it is to be human. This amazing experience includes live music, an actual Galatea themed art gallery, and an incredible performance that you do not want to miss! Part of the Arts Week at Trinity Groves event

Cost: Payment required – Tickets are 15$ at the door. There is an early bird discount on our ticketing website for those who but tickets early!


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