Concerts

Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: July 18-24

Not only do you have this list of awesome shows to see around DFW this week, but you should know that Fuzzy's Taco Shop opens in Deep Ellum on Monday, so if you live in that neighborhood, "taco" will soon become a verb in your life.

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Kid Rock Saturday, July 20, at Gexa Energy Pavilion, $30 HIS NAME IS KIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIID KID ROCK! And for 15 years he's been the No. 1 rock star in the South and heartland, combining Southern rock, metal, hip-hop, country rock and some bitchin' hair to take the country's stadiums and arenas by storm. In 1990, the Detroit musician put out his first rap album on Jive, which made him one of the city's biggest rappers. But his rap career died shortly thereafter. In 1997 he returned with a rap-rock album, "Bawitdaba," which was a huge hit but made little sense. He penned a song called "American Badass" that would become a hit and the entrance theme for wrestling star the Undertaker. He dated Sheryl Crow, and together they wrote a song called "Picture," which served as the go-to song for sad weddings in 2001. He played the bad guy in the David Spade film Joe Dirt. He performed at the 2004 Super Bowl where he was overshadowed by Janet Jackson's nipple shield. He became a country/Southern rock artist by mashing up "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Werewolves of London" on his hit "All Summer Long." He followed all this up by starting an annual cruise. Hopefully this helps you understand why Gexa Energy Pavilion will be overrun by guys with no shirts and ladies double-fisting Bud Lite Lime. -- Jaime-Paul Falcon

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