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Good Friday: The Merry Christmas Edition

Shows are a little skimpy this weekend, but what do you expect? It's Christmas! There's still a handful of things to do, though. Take these shows that we've already mentioned this week:

On Friday, White Light presents Amplitude, a coming out party for local dance label Sub Lab records at Lizard Lounge.

On Saturday, Hagfish reunites for a Christmas show at Trees along with Riverboat Gamblers, and The American Fuse, and Big Bucks Burnett will have the grand opening of his highly anticipated 8-track museum in Deep Ellum.

More of this weekend's shows after the jump.

Cheap, Fast and Easy, Blue In Jazz
Friday, December 24, at Balcony Club

You can pretty much call Balcony Club "Old Faithful." They aren't skipping a beat on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, with live jazz on both nights. If you find yourself kicking around East Dallas, looking for a drink on Christmas Eve, look no further than Balcony Club.

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Orphans of Double Wide Christmas Eve Party
Friday, December 24, at Double Wide

If you don't have any family in town, or are sick of your family, Double Wide is throwing a Christmas Eve party featuring DJ DW, a pot luck dinner, and a midnight gift exchange. And, of course, it's free to get in--and you don't have to take it easy on the eggnog.

Casey Donahew Band
Saturday, December 25, at Billy Bob's Texas

Casey Donahew must've drawn the short straw when Billy Bob's was deciding which Red Dirt country band to book for Christmas night.

Holy Moly, The Dan Family, Frontier Brothers
Sunday, December 26, at House Of Blues (Cambridge Room)

On Sunday, Forth Worth invades Dallas at House of Blues. The three bands on the bill will give you good reason keep the party going and put off your Christmas hangover for one more day. The bill is a little odd, though, with Holy Moly and The Dan Family being pretty straight forward cowpunk bands, and the Frontier Brothers with more of a new-wave, glam influence. Either way, it's one of the best/only shows in Dallas on Sunday night.

That's it from us. We hope you enjoy your holiday break, and please post anything we missed in the comments section.

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