So the dog days of summer are upon us. The days are getting longer and the temperatures are getting higher. Its the time of year where a dip in the pool and maybe a tropical drink or two sounds better than just about anything. But really, what better way is there to beat the heat than heading out to see some of your favorite bands rock stages across DFW? There is a host of great acts coming into town this summer, some of your and our favorites that shouldn’t be missed and some unique once in a lifetime concerts you’ll want to say you were there for! So how do you plan to sort through all of these sure to be fantastic concerts? Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best concerts coming to DFW for the coming summer months. Who are you going to see?
Titus Andronicus at Sons of Herman Hall – Deep Ellum June 29
David Bazan at Dan’s Silverleaf – Denton July 3
Centro-Matic/Sarah Jaffe at Dan’s Silverleaf – Denton July 7
Bill Callahan at The Loft -Dallas July 19
Gorilla vs. Bear Festival at Granada – Dallas July 23 (Buy Tickets Here) featuring White Denim, Shabazz Palaces, Julianna Barwick, Preteen Zenith, and others
Stardeath and White Dwarfs at Haileys – Denton July 23
Kurt Vile and the Violators at The Loft – Dallas August 2
Telegraph Canyon at Dan’s Silverleaf – Denton August 19
Mister Heavenly at Haileys – Denton August 29
The Dodos at The Loft – Dallas September 1
Bon Iver at Winspear Opera House – Dallas September 12
Smith Westerns at Club Dada – Deep Ellum September 14
TV on the Radio and Broken Social Scene at House of Blues – Dallas September 16
Gang Gang Dance at Club Dada – Deep Ellum September 28
Meat Puppets at Club Dada – Deep Ellum September 30
Those are our favorites for the summer, any others you’re going to? We’ll see you at the shows!
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