Weekend Roundup: Paul van Dyk, Ben Kweller, Boys Like Girls, Leftover Crack

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Paul van Dyk at Lizard Lounge on Thursday, June 25
Although electronic music may have lost some ground in Dallas music scene since the 1990s, nearly 1,000 people made it out to Paul Van Dyk's dance party set at the Lizard Lounge.

Ben Kweller at the Granada Theater on Friday, June 26

One of the most entertaining things about seeing Ben Kweller is watching his high school exes try to rekindle that spark. But hey, can you blame them? The Texan heartthrob wooed the crowd at the Granada Friday night...

Boys Like Girls at Six Flags over Texas on Saturday, June 27
It was an evening of clever three-word band titles at Six Flags this weekend: Boys Like Girls and Never Shout Never played to a crowd of those I-hate-my-parents teens. Nothing gets a crowd revved up like a catwalk to the middle of the swarm..

Leftover Crack at The Door on Saturday, June 27
Excuse the quality here--though it's probably close to what the actual set sounded like. Leftover Crack played one damn punk rock set on a bill with The Casualties, Trash Talk and Warcola Saturday night. Epic fails awarded to anyone who walked away without a mosh-pit bruise...

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