Kings Of Leon couldn't quite sell out the American Airlines Center last time they came through town, so the band is aiming a tad lower this year, scheduling its 2010 Dallas tour stop for the intimate-by-comparison Superpages.com Center.
The band performs Thursday, September 23, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($54.50 for reserved, $29.50 for lawn seats) go on sale at noon Saturday, March 20 through Live Nation.
Going on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 19, through Live Nation are tickets for Lupe Fiasco's Steppin Laser Tour with B.O.B., which comes to the House of Blues Tuesday, April 27. Tickets are $25.
And there's good news for the Frisco folks tired of driving to Dallas or Denton to hear music other than the occasional cover band at depressing, generic sports bars. Spune will begin a Thursday night original-music series at Lochrann's Irish Pub & Eatery, starting next week with The Early Republic and The Roomsounds. Shows will go from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., and did we mention they're free?
Also, ticket sales for the June 26 Sting show with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (mentioned in last week's Show Announcements) have been suspended due to a "potential scheduling conflict," according to Live Nation.
After the jump, more show announcements.
The Granada Theater
Saturday, May 15 -- Minus The Bear
Wednesday, May 26 -- Chris Duarte
Saturday, June 12 -- The Reverend Horton Heat, Cracker, The Legendary Shack Shakers
Sunday, June 20 -- Johnny Winter, Mike Zito
House of Blues
Tuesday, April 27 -- Lupe Fiasco, B.O.B.
Tuesday, May 4 -- Toots & The Maytals
Tuesday, May 18 -- The Expendables, Big B, Tomorrow's Bad Seed, Dirty Penny (Cambridge Room)
Sunday, June 6 -- Truth And Salvage Company (Cambridge Room)
Tuesday, June 15 -- Josh Golden (Cambridge Room)
Friday, June 18 -- Nelo
The Kessler Theater
Friday, June 4 -- Shallow Reign
Lochrann's Irish Pub, Frisco
Thursday, March 25 -- The Early Republic, The Roomsounds
Thursday, April 1 -- Odis, Josh Weathers & The True Endeavors
Thursday, April 8 -- Tumbledown, Cory Branan
Thursday, April 15 -- Telegraph Canyon, The Orbans
Thursday, April 22 -- The Fox & The Bird, Baruch The Scribe
Thursday, April 29 -- Seryn, Jacob Metcalf
Thursday, May 27 -- Cute Is What We Aim For
Monday, June 21 -- Passion Pit, Tokyo Police Club
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Saturday, April 10 -- Modern Til' Midnight with Warpaint, Seryn, The Orbans, Monastery
Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie
Wednesday, May 12 -- Foreigner, Styx, Kansas
Monday, July 5 -- Justin Bieber, Sean Kingston
Saturday, June 5 -- Midlake
Tuesday, August 17 -- Jack Johnson
Thursday, September 23 -- Kings Of Leon
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