Show Announcements: Rihanna, Cee Lo Green, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, George Thorogood, Liz Phair, The Twilight Singers, Snoop Dogg, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Pinback, Wild Party, Stryper, Crosby and Nash, The Moody Blues & More!

A few days ago, we received a press release stating that pop star Rihanna will be performing at the American Airlines Center on Friday, July 8. We thought "Cool!" and went on about our business.

But this morning, we received another release stating that Cee Lo Green has been added to the bill as the tour's opening act. And that makes this show quite a bit more interesting.

Tickets, ranging from $22.75 to $102.75, go on sale this Saturday at Live Nation.

In other, almost as soulful, show announcement news, former Afghan Whigs lead singer Greg Dulli's new band the Twilight Singers will be at the Granada Theater on Monday, May 30, along with Margot & the Nuclear So & So's. The Twilight Singers' new album, Dynamite Steps, which sounds, unsurprisingly, a lot like Afghan Whigs, came out yesterday, and can be streamed at over at Spin. If the new songs are any indication, the band's live show should be quite impressive.

Tickets are on sale for $19 to $30 at the Granada Ticket Website.

More show announcements after the jump.

American Airlines Center
Wednesday, March 2 - Linkin Park (reschedule)
Friday, July 8 - Rihanna, Cee Lo Green

Andy's Bar

Saturday, March 19 - Auternus, Rishloo

Bass Performance Hall

March 4, 5, and 6 - FW Symphony Orchestra performs Ellis Island: The Dream Of America

Belmont Hotel

Friday, February 18 - The Rave Ons

Billy Bob's Texas

Saturday, April 2 - Josh Abbott Band
Friday, April 8 - Dierks Bentley
Saturday, April 9 - Loretta Lynn
Friday, April 15 - Roger Creager
Saturday, April 16 - Joe Nichols
Friday, April 22 - Luke Bryan
Saturday, April 23 - George Thorogood
Friday, April 29 - Turnpike Troubadors
Saturday, April 30 - George Jones

City Tavern

Thursday, February 17 - Chad Stockslager
Friday, February 18 - Gravity Feed, Spivey, Ashley Falgout
Saturday, February 19 - Diamond Bag
Thursday, February 24 - Taylor Craig Mills, The Lindales, Tickle Switch
Friday, February 25 - Spookeasy, Cocky Americans
Saturday, February 26 - St. Cloud, Tweed EQ, Lincoln Durham
Thursday, March 3 - The Trubaderos

Club Dada

Wednesday, March 2 - GalleryCat, Jailhouse Monkees, Multi-ID

The Crown and Harp

Thursday, February 17 - 57 Sauce, Jerome and Troy

Dan's Silverleaf
Wednesday, February 16 - Brent Best, Danny Balis, Chad Stockslager, Dave Little
Sunday, February 27 - George Neal, Ryan Thomas Becker
Saturday, March 26 - Baby Atlas
Saturday, May 14 - James McMurtry

Granada Theater
Thursday, March 17 - Liz Phair, Backsliders
Wednesday, April 13 - Marina & The Diamonds
Saturday, May 30 - TU (Pat Mastelotto, Trey Gunn)
Monday, May 30 - The Twilight Singers, Margo & The Nuclear So & So's

Hailey's Club
Monday, February 21 - Funk Nug, Immigrant Punk, Top Hat Ted
Monday, February 28 - Elvis Took Acid, Bone Doggie, Collapse, Funk Nug
Wednesday, March 16 - Tommy and the High Pilots, Without a Face, Soviet, My Gold Mask
Friday, April 29 - Playing With Power
Saturday, May 14 - Matthew and the Arrogant Sea

House Of Blues

Sunday, March 20 - Snoop Dogg
Saturday, April 2 - Drew Holcomb
Sunday, April 23 - Martin Sexton
Friday, May 6 - Tower Of Power
Saturday, May 7 - The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Kessler Theater
Wednesday, March 30 - Dylan Sneed
Friday, April 15 - The Rebirth Brass Band
Saturday, April 30 - Guy Forsyth, Deadman
Friday, May 21 - The Orbans, Bravo Max!, El Cento
Saturday, June 11 - The Wagoneers, Colin Boyd

La Grange

Friday, February 18 - Tres Leches Trio
Friday, February 18 - White Rock
Saturday, February 19 - Brunch w/ Wesley Helms
Sunday, February 20 - Brunch w/ Grant Jones
Thursday, February 24 - Stevie Tombstone
Saturday, March 12 - Grant Jones

The Loft

Saturday, March 12 - Chad McBride & The Drifters, Taylor Davis
Sunday, April 10 - The Felice Brothers, Diamond Doves
Friday, May 6 - Pinback

Lola's Saloon

Sunday, February 27 - Wild Party
Thursday, April 8 - The Slow Burners, Till We're Blue or Destroy
Saturday, April 9 - Eleven Hundred Springs, Whiskey Folk Ramblers
Thursday, April 14 - Greensky Bluegrass

Pastime Tavern

Friday, February 25 - Beauxregard, The Hack & Slashers, DJ Geeky C

Reno's Chop Shop

Saturday, March 12 - Dead Playgrounds of the World Metalfest: Man of Kin, Livin Garden, Scrap Iron, Creeper, Mojque

Rubber Glove Rehearsal Studios

Friday, April 22 - Those Darlins, John Wesley Coleman


Tuesday, March 8 - Zach Deputy, Andrew Tinker
Wednesday, March 16 - Stryper
Friday, March 25 - EOTO, Zebbler Encanti, Experience, D.V.S.
Saturday, March 26 - Wale
Sunday, April 3 - Flatfoot 56, Roger Miret, The Broadsiders, Dog Company
Friday, April 8 - Heyoka, Octopus Nebula

Verizon Theatre
Saturday, March 19 - Third Day
Wednesday, April 13 - Crosby and Nash
Saturday, April 16 - Charlie Wilson, Kenny (Babyface) Edmonds, N'dambi
Monday, May 2 - The Moody Blues

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