In Dallas news this week, the Bank of America Plaza building (a.k.a. the green building) is no longer green! You may have noticed that about the skyline this week as they shut down the lights temporarily to re-install them with LED lighting. If you're feeling a little lost without them, these announcements might cheer ya up.
Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Rhett Miller Saturday, September 14, at The Majestic Theater, $25-$95 Folk and Americana star Emmylou Harris is nominated for three awards at the 2013 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Show including Artist of the Year, and she's coming to town for a show at The Majestic (presented by The Kessler Theater) with Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller.
DJ Sober Thursday, July 11, at The Travis Disco, Free Starting this week, Big Bang's new home is the basement of The Travis Disco. The bigger room will provide a much more comfortable atmosphere for Big Bang regulars, as well as newcomers to the ever-growing weekly. -- Vanessa Quilantan
Ray Wylie Hubbard Thursday, September 5 and Friday, September 6, at The Kessler Theater, $20-$30 Oak Cliff native Ray Wylie Hubbard is returning home to record a live album at his two-night gig.
Jason Derulo, Andy Grammer & Tim Halperin Thursday, August 15, at House of Blues, $37-$202 You've probably heard of singer Jason Derulo by now, who broke out in around 2009 with the above song/video.
The English Beat Friday, August 30, at The Kessler Theater, $25-$30 This group is maybe one of the most influential bands of the British ska movement in the '80s and they're on a world tour right about now.