KISS, Daughtry, Pat Green, The Academy Is..., Drowning Pool

Expect plenty of backups onto the Dallas North Tollway as KISS headlines a massive concert at Pizza Hut Park on Saturday: Even though the iconic glam rock act hasn't featured original members Ace Frehley or Peter Criss in their lineup for a number of years, fans will still show up in droves. Anticipate the standard KISS show—complete with makeup, pyrotechnics and an entire stadium singing along.

Before that, though, things might get weird. Really, this lineup is pretty much the definition of "catch all." From Daughtry's radio pop rock to The Academy Is...'s mall rock to Dallas's own Drowning Pool, with their slick metal thump, there's pretty much something for everyone. The big curveball here might be with country superstar Pat Green. Green could probably headline and sell this place out with just his own crazy fans.

It might be weird seeing fans of "Hard Luck Woman" waving their hands in sync with fans of "Bodies," but hey, if that sounds like your party, get on board with this sucker ASAP—a bill like this isn't likely to happen again.

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Eric Grubbs is a Dallas-based writer who has published two books, Post: A Look at the Influence of Post-Hardcore 1985-2007 and When We Were the Kids. His writing has been featured in Punk Planet, Popdose, Fort Worth Weekly, The Dentonite and LA Weekly. He supports Manchester City and will never root for Manchester United.
Contact: Eric Grubbs