Concerts

The 11 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, April 28 - May 4

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Daley Monday, April 28, at Trees British R&B singer songwriter Daley has been making waves with his the release of his debut album earlier this year, which includes assistance from both Pharrell and Jessie J. Tonight, he'll put the moves on Trees. Vanessa Quilantan

Foster The People Tuesday, April 29, at South Side Music Hall You may remember them best for that cheery little 2011 single about a horrific school shooting, but Foster The People are still at it. The "Pumped Up Kicks" peddling pop rock outfit will hit South Side Music Hall tomorrow night. VQ

The Zombies Wednesday, April 30, at Kessler Theater In the band's heyday in the mid-1960s, The Zombies were one of the most interesting groups of the initial British invasion. Singer Colin Blunstone and keyboardist Rod Argent created a couple of pre-psychedelic gems with "She's Not There" and "Time of the Season." After that, the hits pretty much dried up and the group disbanded -- although Argent went on to a decent solo career and Odessey and Oracle was eventually hailed as a chamber-pop cult classic. Sporadic reunions have happened over the years, but a 2010 regrouping produced the album Breathe Out, Breathe In, an effort that garnished the band its best reviews since their '60s prime. Argent and Blunstone are the lone original members of the reformed group, but their collective muse continues to push the Zombies into a promising future. Darryl Smyers

The Hold Steady Wednesday, April 30, at Granada Theater The Hold Steady didn't disappoint when they played the Granada in 2010, and with a fantastic new album to promote this year, the Brooklynites are bound to deliver more of the same as they return to the Lower Greenville theater. Teeth Dreams is full of songs cut from the same cloth as the band's earlier records, so the new material should mix perfectly with the profusely wordy cuts littered throughout the band's back catalog. And they always play tons of tunes. Frontman Craig Finn engages audiences in ways most frontmen don't: He feels every beat and chord change and tries his best to make you feel them the way he does. Heavily buzzed-about act Deer Tick open. Certainly a great way to finish off the month. Eric Grubbs

Scott Weiland Wednesday, April 30, at Trees Did you know that Stone Temple Pilots are still a band? It's true, though they are no longer your father's STP. Last year, they replaced heroin enthusiast and occasional frontman Scott Weiland with Chester Bennington, the non-rapping guy from Linkin Park. Thus Weiland is left to roam about the country peddling his solo material and probably a few STP chestnuts. Yet the Pilots' mainstream success in the mid-'90s was rooted mostly in Weiland's baritone and Eddie Vedderish affectations, vocal hallmarks that overshadowed the Zeppelinesque pretensions of the Brothers DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz -- a bridge of sorts between '80s Sunset Strip buttrock and mass-marketed flannel shirts. Whatever that band was, its erstwhile mouthpiece descends upon Trees on Wednesday. Walking through Weiland's wicked garden is up to you and your dad. Steve Steward

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Vanessa Quilantan