Concerts

The Best Dallas Concert Scenes of 2015

  • JUGGALOS & JUGGALETTES: THE DALLAS FANS OF INSANE CLOWN POSSE
ICP made their way to the South Side Ballroom on Sunday, October 18, 2015 to the delight of their face-painted fans.
  • JUGGALOS & JUGGALETTES: THE DALLAS FANS OF INSANE CLOWN POSSE
ICP made their way to the South Side Ballroom on Sunday, October 18, 2015 to the delight of their face-painted fans.
  • JUGGALOS & JUGGALETTES: THE DALLAS FANS OF INSANE CLOWN POSSE
ICP made their way to the South Side Ballroom on Sunday, October 18, 2015 to the delight of their face-painted fans.
  • COURTNEY BARNETT WOWS HER SOLD-OUT CROWD
It was a breezy, beautiful night at Club Dada on Saturday, June 6, 2015, where the show was moved to the back patio and no one had trouble breathing in. The Australian indie darling shredded on her guitar, charmed with her wistful lyrics, then knocked everyone back with a perfect cover of the The Breeders' Cannonball.
  • THE FANS OF DIA DE LOS TOADIES 2015
It was a beautiful weekend for the annual showcase at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth. This year, the lineup included The Burden Brothers, a band fronted by Toadies singer Vaden Todd Lewis, who haven’t played together since 2008.We checked out the scene on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.
  • THE FANS OF DIA DE LOS TOADIES 2015
It was a beautiful weekend for the annual showcase at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth. This year, the lineup included The Burden Brothers, a band fronted by Toadies singer Vaden Todd Lewis, who haven’t played together since 2008.We checked out the scene on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.
  • THE FANS OF DIA DE LOS TOADIES 2015
It was a beautiful weekend for the annual showcase at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth. This year, the lineup included The Burden Brothers, a band fronted by Toadies singer Vaden Todd Lewis, who haven’t played together since 2008.We checked out the scene on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.
  • THE FANS OF OAKTOPIA 2015
Fans got treated to big name artists like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Sarah Jaffe, Polyphonic Spree and Minus the Bear, along with mini-skate ramps, art, food, Jason Lee sightings, and all of the beer. We went to downtown Denton to check it out on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
  • THE FANS OF OAKTOPIA 2015
Fans got treated to big name artists like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Sarah Jaffe, Polyphonic Spree and Minus the Bear, along with mini-skate ramps, art, food, Jason Lee sightings, and all of the beer. We went to downtown Denton to check it out on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
  • THE FANS OF OAKTOPIA 2015
Fans got treated to big name artists like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Sarah Jaffe, Polyphonic Spree and Minus the Bear, along with mini-skate ramps, art, food, Jason Lee sightings, and all of the beer. We went to downtown Denton to check it out on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
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  • NEON INDIAN LIGHTS UP THE BOMB FACTORY
One-time Dentonite Alan Palomo and his band Neon Indian returned to Dallas for the first time in more than two years Thursday night, hitting up The Bomb Factory for the October installment of Red Bull Sound Select. But it was a trip down memory lane, it wasn't all nostalgia, as Neon Indian showcased songs from their soon-to-be-released VEGA INTL. Night School.
  • NEON INDIAN LIGHTS UP THE BOMB FACTORY
One-time Dentonite Alan Palomo and his band Neon Indian returned to Dallas for the first time in more than two years Thursday night, hitting up The Bomb Factory for the October installment of Red Bull Sound Select. But it was a trip down memory lane, it wasn't all nostalgia, as Neon Indian showcased songs from their soon-to-be-released VEGA INTL. Night School.
  • MÖTLEY CRÜE AND ALICE COOPER: STILL THEATRICAL AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
Are you a rock fan who wanted a dazzling show with plenty of pyrotechnics and songs you could sing your heart out to? That’s what the filled American Airlines Center got on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
  • MÖTLEY CRÜE AND ALICE COOPER: STILL THEATRICAL AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
Are you a rock fan who wanted a dazzling show with plenty of pyrotechnics and songs you could sing your heart out to? That’s what the filled American Airlines Center got on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
  • MÖTLEY CRÜE AND ALICE COOPER: STILL THEATRICAL AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
Are you a rock fan who wanted a dazzling show with plenty of pyrotechnics and songs you could sing your heart out to? That’s what the filled American Airlines Center got on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
  • A NEW, IMPROVED BOMB FACTORY REOPENS IN DEEP ELLUM
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the old Deep Ellum music venue, Bomb Factory, reopened after months of anticipation. From the big-name headliner, Erykah Badu, to the rehabbed interior that now seats 4,000 music fans, the night sure proved that this ain't your mama's Bomb Factory.
  • A NEW, IMPROVED BOMB FACTORY REOPENS IN DEEP ELLUM
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the old Deep Ellum music venue, Bomb Factory, reopened after months of anticipation. From the big-name headliner, Erykah Badu, to the rehabbed interior that now seats 4,000 music fans, the night sure proved that this ain't your mama's Bomb Factory.
  • A NEW, IMPROVED BOMB FACTORY REOPENS IN DEEP ELLUM
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the old Deep Ellum music venue, Bomb Factory, reopened after months of anticipation. From the big-name headliner, Erykah Badu, to the rehabbed interior that now seats 4,000 music fans, the night sure proved that this ain't your mama's Bomb Factory.
  • A NEW, IMPROVED BOMB FACTORY REOPENS IN DEEP ELLUM
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the old Deep Ellum music venue, Bomb Factory, reopened after months of anticipation. From the big-name headliner, Erykah Badu, to the rehabbed interior that now seats 4,000 music fans, the night sure proved that this ain't your mama's Bomb Factory.
  • FANS PACK THE BOMB FACTORY FOR PURITY RING
Deep Ellum was buzzing and The Bomb Factory was packed for Purity Ring on Friday, May 22, 2015.
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  • PURITY RING LIGHTS UP THE BOMB FACTORY
Canadian electro-pop duo Purity Ring packed the house on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Deep Ellum, supported by Braids.
  • PURITY RING LIGHTS UP THE BOMB FACTORY
Canadian electro-pop duo Purity Ring packed the house on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Deep Ellum, supported by Braids.
  • PURITY RING LIGHTS UP THE BOMB FACTORY
Canadian electro-pop duo Purity Ring packed the house on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Deep Ellum, supported by Braids.
  • PURITY RING LIGHTS UP THE BOMB FACTORY
Canadian electro-pop duo Purity Ring packed the house on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Deep Ellum, supported by Braids.
  • PURITY RING LIGHTS UP THE BOMB FACTORY
Canadian electro-pop duo Purity Ring packed the house on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Deep Ellum, supported by Braids.
  • FANS PACK THE BOMB FACTORY FOR PURITY RING
Deep Ellum was buzzing and The Bomb Factory was packed for Purity Ring on Friday, May 22, 2015.
  • THE METALHEADS OF THE EAGLE'S BFD 2015 FEATURING ROB ZOMBIE
Dallas finally got a sunny day on Sunday, May 31, 2015, and Rob Zombie, Halestorm, In The Moment, Breaking Benjamin and more gave folks a perfect excuse to day drink and rock their metal gear at Gexa Energy Pavilion.
  • THE METALHEADS OF THE EAGLE'S BFD 2015 FEATURING ROB ZOMBIE
Dallas finally got a sunny day on Sunday, May 31, 2015, and Rob Zombie, Halestorm, In The Moment, Breaking Benjamin and more gave folks a perfect excuse to day drink and rock their metal gear at Gexa Energy Pavilion.
  • THE METALHEADS OF THE EAGLE'S BFD 2015 FEATURING ROB ZOMBIE
Dallas finally got a sunny day on Sunday, May 31, 2015, and Rob Zombie, Halestorm, In The Moment, Breaking Benjamin and more gave folks a perfect excuse to day drink and rock their metal gear at Gexa Energy Pavilion.
  • THE METALHEADS OF THE EAGLE'S BFD 2015 FEATURING ROB ZOMBIE
Dallas finally got a sunny day on Sunday, May 31, 2015, and Rob Zombie, Halestorm, In The Moment, Breaking Benjamin and more gave folks a perfect excuse to day drink and rock their metal gear at Gexa Energy Pavilion.
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  • THE METALHEADS OF THE EAGLE'S BFD 2015 FEATURING ROB ZOMBIE
Dallas finally got a sunny day on Sunday, May 31, 2015, and Rob Zombie, Halestorm, In The Moment, Breaking Benjamin and more gave folks a perfect excuse to day drink and rock their metal gear at Gexa Energy Pavilion.
  • THE BANDS OF THE 2015 HOMEGROWN FESTIVAL
The Bomb Factory was packed for the sixth annual Texas music fest on Saturday. The impressive lineup included Spoon, The Old 97's, Shakey Graves, Black Pistol Fire, Sphynx, -Topic, Sealion, and Bobby Patterson.
  • THE BANDS OF THE 2015 HOMEGROWN FESTIVAL
The Bomb Factory was packed for the sixth annual Texas music fest on Saturday. The impressive lineup included Spoon, The Old 97's, Shakey Graves, Black Pistol Fire, Sphynx, -Topic, Sealion, and Bobby Patterson.
  • D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD BROUGHT THE SECOND COMING OF FUNK
From the opening notes to the extended sing-along closing, D'Angelo captivated a packed Bomb Factory on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
  • D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD BROUGHT THE SECOND COMING OF FUNK
From the opening notes to the extended sing-along closing, D'Angelo captivated a packed Bomb Factory on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
  • D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD BROUGHT THE SECOND COMING OF FUNK
From the opening notes to the extended sing-along closing, D'Angelo captivated a packed Bomb Factory on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
  • D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD BROUGHT THE SECOND COMING OF FUNK
From the opening notes to the extended sing-along closing, D'Angelo captivated a packed Bomb Factory on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
  • D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD BROUGHT THE SECOND COMING OF FUNK
From the opening notes to the extended sing-along closing, D'Angelo captivated a packed Bomb Factory on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
  • D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD BROUGHT THE SECOND COMING OF FUNK
From the opening notes to the extended sing-along closing, D'Angelo captivated a packed Bomb Factory on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
  • D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD BROUGHT THE SECOND COMING OF FUNK
From the opening notes to the extended sing-along closing, D'Angelo captivated a packed Bomb Factory on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
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  • THE BANDS OF THE 2015 VAN'S WARPED TOUR
With over a hundred artists performing across 10 stages, we couldn't get to all of the performances, but here is a taste from the Warped Tour at Gexa over the June 27, 2015 weekend.
  • THE BANDS OF THE 2015 VAN'S WARPED TOUR
With over a hundred artists performing across 10 stages, we couldn't get to all of the performances, but here is a taste from the Warped Tour at Gexa over the June 27, 2015 weekend.
  • THE FANS AND CROWD SURFERS OF THE VANS WARPED TOUR
What do you get when you mix a sunny Saturday afternoon with 100 bands and 15,000 young metal heads for the Warped Tour 2015?  Well...lots of this.
  • THE FANS AND CROWD SURFERS OF THE VANS WARPED TOUR
What do you get when you mix a sunny Saturday afternoon with 100 bands and 15,000 young metal heads for the Warped Tour 2015?  Well...lots of this.
  • THE FANS AND CROWD SURFERS OF THE VANS WARPED TOUR
What do you get when you mix a sunny Saturday afternoon with 100 bands and 15,000 young metal heads for the Warped Tour 2015?  Well...lots of this.
  • THE BANDS OF THE 2015 VAN'S WARPED TOUR
With over a hundred artists performing across 10 stages, we couldn't get to all of the performances, but here is a taste from the Warped Tour at Gexa over the June 27, 2015 weekend.
  • THE FREE OLD 97'S CONCERT THAT ROCKED TWILITE LOUNGE'S PATIO
The Old 97's played for a couple of hundred friends on Saturday, July 4, 2015 and celebrated two years of Twilite in Deep Ellum.
  • THE FREE OLD 97'S CONCERT THAT ROCKED TWILITE LOUNGE'S PATIO
The Old 97's played for a couple of hundred friends on Saturday, July 4, 2015 and celebrated two years of Twilite in Deep Ellum.
  • MARILYN MANSON, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS AND THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Painted faces and screams of approval ruled Gexa Energy Pavilion when Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
  • MARILYN MANSON, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS AND THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Painted faces and screams of approval ruled Gexa Energy Pavilion when Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
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  • MARILYN MANSON, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS AND THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Painted faces and screams of approval ruled Gexa Energy Pavilion when Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
  • MARILYN MANSON, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS AND THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Painted faces and screams of approval ruled Gexa Energy Pavilion when Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
  • MARILYN MANSON, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS AND THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Painted faces and screams of approval ruled Gexa Energy Pavilion when Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
  • MARILYN MANSON, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS AND THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Painted faces and screams of approval ruled Gexa Energy Pavilion when Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
  • MARILYN MANSON, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS AND THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Painted faces and screams of approval ruled Gexa Energy Pavilion when Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
  • CREEPY COSTUMES AND THE COATHANGERS IN SOUTH DALLAS
There ain't no party like a south Dallas party, especially when the Coathangers (along with Party Static and NOBUNNY) are in town for a double set on Saturday, October, 31, 2015. Check out the Halloween action from The Foundry, then go deeper to the house party at the Pariah.
  • KID ROCK AND THE FANS OF THE CHEAP DATE TOUR
Battling through an ailing voice, Kid Rock promised to give the fans "everything I've got." They loved every minute of it at the sold-out Gexa Energy Pavilion on Thursday, July 23, 2015.
  • KID ROCK AND THE FANS OF THE CHEAP DATE TOUR
Battling through an ailing voice, Kid Rock promised to give the fans "everything I've got." They loved every minute of it at the sold-out Gexa Energy Pavilion on Thursday, July 23, 2015.
  • KID ROCK AND THE FANS OF THE CHEAP DATE TOUR
Battling through an ailing voice, Kid Rock promised to give the fans "everything I've got." They loved every minute of it at the sold-out Gexa Energy Pavilion on Thursday, July 23, 2015.
  • THE POP AND CIRCUMSTANCE OF GORILLA VS. BEAR 5 STARRING JAMIE XX
A sold-out Granada hosted the Gorilla vs. Bear showcase on Friday, July 31, 2015. The influential music blogger brought some of his favorite new bands like Jamie xx, Lower Dens and Yumi Zouma out of the radio and onto the stage.
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  • THE POP AND CIRCUMSTANCE OF GORILLA VS. BEAR 5 STARRING JAMIE XX
A sold-out Granada hosted the Gorilla vs. Bear showcase on Friday, July 31, 2015. The influential music blogger brought some of his favorite new bands like Jamie xx, Lower Dens and Yumi Zouma out of the radio and onto the stage.
  • THE POP AND CIRCUMSTANCE OF GORILLA VS. BEAR 5 STARRING JAMIE XX
A sold-out Granada hosted the Gorilla vs. Bear showcase on Friday, July 31, 2015. The influential music blogger brought some of his favorite new bands like Jamie xx, Lower Dens and Yumi Zouma out of the radio and onto the stage.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
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  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • BLOOD, SWEAT AND \M/ AT THE 2015 MAYHEM FESTIVAL
Fueled by guitars, a love of sweat, and an overwhelming desire to run into each other, the Dallas metal community made its way to Gexa on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Rockstar Mayhem Fest bill included headliners Slayer, along with Dallas suburbanite King Diamond, and many more.
  • SHANIA TWAIN'S FAREWELL TOUR IMPRESSED DALLAS FANS MUCH
Yes, girls still want to be like Shania, and why not? With support from Gavin DeGraw, she put on a really big show at American Airlines Center on Monday, August 10, 2015.
  • SHANIA TWAIN'S FAREWELL TOUR IMPRESSED DALLAS FANS MUCH
Yes, girls still want to be like Shania, and why not? With support from Gavin DeGraw, she put on a really big show at American Airlines Center on Monday, August 10, 2015.
  • SHANIA TWAIN'S FAREWELL TOUR IMPRESSED DALLAS FANS MUCH
Yes, girls still want to be like Shania, and why not? With support from Gavin DeGraw, she put on a really big show at American Airlines Center on Monday, August 10, 2015.
  • SHANIA TWAIN'S FAREWELL TOUR IMPRESSED DALLAS FANS MUCH
Yes, girls still want to be like Shania, and why not? With support from Gavin DeGraw, she put on a really big show at American Airlines Center on Monday, August 10, 2015.
  • THE ALABAMA SHAKES AND THEIR VERY LUCKY FANS
Brittany Howard led her Alabama Shakes in a chilling show that was more lounge than garage, more Nina Simone than Betty Davis and more Southern soul than rock on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Verizon Theatre. Drive-By Truckers opened the show.
  • THE ALABAMA SHAKES AND THEIR VERY LUCKY FANS
Brittany Howard led her Alabama Shakes in a chilling show that was more lounge than garage, more Nina Simone than Betty Davis and more Southern soul than rock on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Verizon Theatre. Drive-By Truckers opened the show.
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  • THE ALABAMA SHAKES AND THEIR VERY LUCKY FANS
Brittany Howard led her Alabama Shakes in a chilling show that was more lounge than garage, more Nina Simone than Betty Davis and more Southern soul than rock on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Verizon Theatre. Drive-By Truckers opened the show.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • CELEBRATING FALL AND TX-OU WITH WEEZER AT REUNION FEST
Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums and Trombone Shorty, along with the Mavs Maniacs, impressive pyrotechnics and the mayor himself, brought fans to the lawn at Reunion Tower over TX-OU weekend on Friday, October 9, 2015. Let's hope this, possibly the best outdoor venue in Dallas, stays open for festival business.
  • THE CREATIVE, COLORFUL FANS OF TAYLOR SWIFT
The parking lot at AT&T Stadium was packed with fans showing their love for Taylor Swift through sparkly costumes and signs bearing song lyrics on Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.
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  • THE CREATIVE, COLORFUL FANS OF TAYLOR SWIFT
The parking lot at AT&T Stadium was packed with fans showing their love for Taylor Swift through sparkly costumes and signs bearing song lyrics on Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.
  • TAYLOR SWIFT WOWS THE CROWD AT MEGA-SIZED AT&T STADIUM SHOW
The unstoppable T. Swift took over JerryWorld and put on an unforgettable show on Saturday, October 17, 2015.
  • TAYLOR SWIFT WOWS THE CROWD AT MEGA-SIZED AT&T STADIUM SHOW
The unstoppable T. Swift took over JerryWorld and put on an unforgettable show on Saturday, October 17, 2015.
  • CHVRCHES AND THEIR CHVRCHGOERS AT THE BOMB FACTORY
A rested and confident Chvrches, led by energetic vocalist Lauren Mayberry, blew into the Bomb Factory on Thursday, November 5, 2015, along with Masionair.
  • CHVRCHES AND THEIR CHVRCHGOERS AT THE BOMB FACTORY
A rested and confident Chvrches, led by energetic vocalist Lauren Mayberry, blew into the Bomb Factory on Thursday, November 5, 2015, along with Masionair.
  • CHVRCHES AND THEIR CHVRCHGOERS AT THE BOMB FACTORY
A rested and confident Chvrches, led by energetic vocalist Lauren Mayberry, blew into the Bomb Factory on Thursday, November 5, 2015, along with Masionair.
  • CHVRCHES AND THEIR CHVRCHGOERS AT THE BOMB FACTORY
A rested and confident Chvrches, led by energetic vocalist Lauren Mayberry, blew into the Bomb Factory on Thursday, November 5, 2015, along with Masionair.
  • FLAMING LIPS AND MORE BANDS OF UNTAPPED FEST 2015
Great music goes good with craft beer, and there was plenty of both at Untapped Dallas on Saturday, November 7, 2015 with Pharcyde, Dr. Dog, Cloud Nothings and the Flaming Lips at Fair Park.
  • FLAMING LIPS AND MORE BANDS OF UNTAPPED FEST 2015
Great music goes good with craft beer, and there was plenty of both at Untapped Dallas on Saturday, November 7, 2015 with Pharcyde, Dr. Dog, Cloud Nothings and the Flaming Lips at Fair Park.
  • FLAMING LIPS AND MORE BANDS OF UNTAPPED FEST 2015
Great music goes good with craft beer, and there was plenty of both at Untapped Dallas on Saturday, November 7, 2015 with Pharcyde, Dr. Dog, Cloud Nothings and the Flaming Lips at Fair Park.
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  • FLAMING LIPS AND MORE BANDS OF UNTAPPED FEST 2015
Great music goes good with craft beer, and there was plenty of both at Untapped Dallas on Saturday, November 7, 2015 with Pharcyde, Dr. Dog, Cloud Nothings and the Flaming Lips at Fair Park.
  • FLAMING LIPS AND MORE BANDS OF UNTAPPED FEST 2015
Great music goes good with craft beer, and there was plenty of both at Untapped Dallas on Saturday, November 7, 2015 with Pharcyde, Dr. Dog, Cloud Nothings and the Flaming Lips at Fair Park.
  • THE BEER AND MUSIC LOVERS OF UNTAPPED DALLAS 2015
Great beer, rocking music, and a beautiful day drew thousands to Fair Park for Untapped Fest on Saturday, November 7, 2015.
  • THE BEER AND MUSIC LOVERS OF UNTAPPED DALLAS 2015
Great beer, rocking music, and a beautiful day drew thousands to Fair Park for Untapped Fest on Saturday, November 7, 2015.
  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
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  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
  • THE BANDS AND FANS OF THE DALLAS OBSERVER MUSIC AWARDS SHOWCASE 2015
It was a lively night in Deep Ellum on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with the best local music on stages throughout the neighborhood, along with some scary Krampuses prowling the streets.
  • THE FUN-LOVING FANS OF KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW
The people at Dada on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 jammed to King Khan (and into each other).
  • THE FUN-LOVING FANS OF KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW
The people at Dada on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 jammed to King Khan (and into each other).
  • THE FUN-LOVING FANS OF KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW
The people at Dada on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 jammed to King Khan (and into each other).
  • THE FUN-LOVING FANS OF KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW
The people at Dada on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 jammed to King Khan (and into each other).
  • IMAGINE DRAGONS AND FANS AT AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
Imagine Dragons are just a little popular in Dallas. They hit American Airlines Center with Metric and Halsey.
  • IMAGINE DRAGONS AND FANS AT AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
Imagine Dragons are just a little popular in Dallas. They hit American Airlines Center with Metric and Halsey.
  • IMAGINE DRAGONS AND FANS AT AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
Imagine Dragons are just a little popular in Dallas. They hit American Airlines Center with Metric and Halsey.
  • IMAGINE DRAGONS AND FANS AT AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
Imagine Dragons are just a little popular in Dallas. They hit American Airlines Center with Metric and Halsey.
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  • THE CRUCIFIXION OF DEZI 5
Dezi 5 "crucified" himself on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at The Public Trust. He came up with the idea when he realized he’s the same age as Jesus when Jesus was crucified. Rat Rios also performed.
  • THE CRUCIFIXION OF DEZI 5
Dezi 5 "crucified" himself on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at The Public Trust. He came up with the idea when he realized he’s the same age as Jesus when Jesus was crucified. Rat Rios also performed.
  • THE CRUCIFIXION OF DEZI 5
Dezi 5 "crucified" himself on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at The Public Trust. He came up with the idea when he realized he’s the same age as Jesus when Jesus was crucified. Rat Rios also performed.
  • THREE LINKS CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF BEING AWESOME
Hipster couple extraordinaire Hank & Cupcakes, along with locals -Topic, Sudie and Moon Waves put on an electrifying show at Three Links on Thursday, September 3, 2015.
  • THREE LINKS CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF BEING AWESOME
Hipster couple extraordinaire Hank & Cupcakes, along with locals -Topic, Sudie and Moon Waves put on an electrifying show at Three Links on Thursday, September 3, 2015.
  • THREE LINKS CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF BEING AWESOME
Hipster couple extraordinaire Hank & Cupcakes, along with locals -Topic, Sudie and Moon Waves put on an electrifying show at Three Links on Thursday, September 3, 2015.
  • THREE LINKS CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF BEING AWESOME
Hipster couple extraordinaire Hank & Cupcakes, along with locals -Topic, Sudie and Moon Waves put on an electrifying show at Three Links on Thursday, September 3, 2015.
  • MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY PART TWO: AFTER DARK
The ragers of Mad Decent Block Party 2015 definitely had stamina. Gates opened at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015, and the based thumped throughout Dallas' West End until 10 p.m.
  • MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY PART TWO: AFTER DARK
The ragers of Mad Decent Block Party 2015 definitely had stamina. Gates opened at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015, and the based thumped throughout Dallas' West End until 10 p.m.
  • MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY PART TWO: AFTER DARK
The ragers of Mad Decent Block Party 2015 definitely had stamina. Gates opened at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015, and the based thumped throughout Dallas' West End until 10 p.m.
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  • MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY PART TWO: AFTER DARK
The ragers of Mad Decent Block Party 2015 definitely had stamina. Gates opened at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015, and the based thumped throughout Dallas' West End until 10 p.m.
  • MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY PART ONE: DAYTIME
  • MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY PART ONE: DAYTIME
  • MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY PART ONE: DAYTIME
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JUGGALOS & JUGGALETTES: THE DALLAS FANS OF INSANE CLOWN POSSE ICP made their way to the South Side Ballroom on Sunday, October 18, 2015 to the delight of their face-painted fans.
Here in Dallas, we are fortunate to have a concert scene that is diverse and full of the stars of the music industry. Here are the best scenes from the concerts of 2015.