The Best Concerts in Dallas This Summer

Watch out, Dallas. It's about to get hot. Real hot. Any day now. Don't pretend it won't happen. When it comes, and you're sitting on the patio getting burned to a crisp by the sun, thinking about how all you want out of life is air conditioning, you should also think about going to a concert. There will be plenty of them to check out in the high heat months to come. In fact, this summer is going to be stacked.

Many of these shows take place on the same day as each other, which is horrible because you're going to have to make a decision. But just look at all these names coming our way: The Rolling Stones, Courtney Barnett, Bowling For Soup, Action Bronson, the Geto Boys, Allen Stone, Jodeci, Best Coast, D'Angelo and the Vangaurd, Tyler, the Creator and Romeo Santos. That's just maybe a quarter of the best shows happening in June.

To make things a little easier for you scheduling (and budgeting) needs, we've compiled a list of the best shows happening this summer. Here's what you've got to look forward to. 


Action Bronson, June 1, House of Blues, $25-30

Diarrhea Planet, Left & Right, Sealion, June 4, Three Links, $10

Romeo Santos, June 5, American Airlines Center, $60-125

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Teen Men, June 5, Club Dada, $15-17

Tyler, the Creator, June 5, the Bomb Factory, $30

Courtney Barnett, Chastity Belt, June 6, Club Dada, $15-18

Tim McGraw, Billy Currington, Chase Bryant, June 6, Gexa Energy Pavillion, $34-75

The Rolling Stones, June 6, AT&T Stadium, $125-395

Bowling For Soup, June 6, House of Blues, $20-28

Ingrid Michaelson, June 7, House of Blues, $30-50 

Benjamin Booker, June 9, Trees, $20

Christopher Owens, June 9, Club Dada, $14-$16

Melvins, Le Butcherettes, June 11, Trees, $17

Jon Bellion, June 12, Trees, $18

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eddie Money, Blue Oyster Cult, June 12, Verizon Theatre, $9-87

Reverend Horton Heat, June 13, $20-29

The Geto Boys, June 14, House of Blues,  $25

Allen Stone, June 14, Granada Theater, $24

D'Angelo and the Vangaurd, June 16, the Bomb Factory, $68-83

Kyle, June 18, Three Links, $15

Neon Trees, June 18, Granada Theater, $25

Darius Rucker, Brothers Osborne, Brett Eldredge, A Thousand Horses, June 19, Gexa energy Pavilion, $32-52

Yelawolf, June 19, the Bomb Factory, $25-100

The Orange, June 20, Granada Theater, $12-24

Local Education Fest: The Black Dotz, Blue, The Misfit, Sudie, The Outfit, TX, Dead Mockingbirds, Animal Spirit, Fab Duece, FOGG, Rat Rios, Teen Slut, Mountain of Smoke, Jake Paleschic, June 20, Three Links, $11.50

Jodeci, Tony! Toni! Toné!, June 21, Verizon Theatre, $40-70

Brian Wilson, Rodriguez, June 24, Verizon Theatre, $40-87

Best Coast, June 25, Granada Theater, $24

Boom 94.5 Festival with LL Cool J,  Big Daddy Kane, Whodini, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Sugarhill Gang and The Furious 5, June 26, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $25-100

Riverboat Gamblers, Son of Stan, Ri¢hie, June 26, Three Links, $3

Sage Francis, June 26, Three Links, $15-17

DJ QBert, Kool Kieth, June 27th, Trees, $25-50


R&B Music Fest with Keith Sweat, Bell Biv Devoe and SWV, July 11, Verizon Theatre, $40-80

Judas Priest, July 13, Verizon Theatre, $30-100 

Barenaked Ladies, Violent Femmes, Colin Hay, July 15, Verizon Theatre, $50-150

The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson, July 15, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $25-80 

Nicki Minaj, Rae Sremmurd, Dej Loaf, Meek Mill, Tinashe, July 17, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $30-120

Steely Dan, Elvis Costello, July, 19, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $30-140

Tanlines, July 18, Club Dada, $12-14

Death Grips, July 19, Trees, $20

Chicago, Earth, Wind and Fire, July 24, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $25-121

Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, Hoddie Allen, DJ Drama, July 25, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $20-$63

Phish, July 29, Verizon Theatre, $65

Los Lonely Boys, July, 31, House of Blues, $25-55

Gorilla vs. Bear V: Jamie xx, Lower Dens, Tei Shi, Yumi Zouma, Prince Innocence, July 31, Granada Theater, $25

Boney James and Brian McKnight, Chrisette Michele, July 31, Verizon Theatre, $48-68


Raekwon & Ghostface Killah, August 7,  House of Blues, $25-45

Basement, August 7, Trees,  $15-18

Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, August 8, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $32-62

Shania Twain, August 10, American Airlines Center, $46-136

Jill Scott, August 14, Verizon Theatre, $59-301

Sam Smith, August 17, Verizon Theatre, $45-90

Alabama Shakes, August 18, Verizon Theatre, $35-60

Michael McDonald, August 19, House of Blues,  $75-120

Incubus, Deftones, Death From Above 1979, August 20, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $25-110

Def Leppard, Styx, Tesla, August 21, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $25-$145 

J. Cole, Big Sean, Jeremih, YG, August 21, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $28-81

Yes, Toto, August 27, Verizon Theatre, $40-90

Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, Eric Hutchinson, August 30, Gexa Energy Pavilion, $20-100

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