The Eight Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, December 12-18

Dallas is currently undergoing one of the busiest concert seasons in some time. Between the KISS FM Jingle Ball, Kanye West, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, and next week's Jay-Z show- the good folks over at Ticketmaster are certainly earning their Christmas bonuses this year. In the midst of arena-tour fever, this is an ideal weekend to check out some more low-key and laid-back local artists. Since it is the most wonderful time of the year, there's even a couple of opportunities this week to see some of Dallas' finest acts for the small price of a charitable donation. You just can't beat that.

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Vanessa Quilantan