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People say that cheese goes best with wine, but we have to disagree – our favorite wine pairing is sweet live music! After all, who wouldn’t like a little entertainment while they’re sipping on a strong drink or eating dinner? From soft acoustic guitar to Top 40 covers to wild salsa music, there is something for everyone in the Corridor. Bring a date, a friend or the whole family and check out these options for live music this weekend to add a side of fun beats to your main course!
Talented musicians get the whole room dancing every night except Sunday at Arthur’s Dallas! From 6-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Russ Warman takes the stage. He is known for his Southern voice and acoustic guitar, and sings everything from pop, rock and country to original tunes. And from 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, Razzmatazz will perform their head-bobbing, feet-stomping, girl-twirling blend of cover songs throughout the decades, from The Temptations to Justin Timberlake.
Dress up for dinner at Gloria’s Latin Cuisine on Friday and Saturday night, because after the plates are cleared, the restaurant turns into a nightclub! From 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday, you can hear live salsa music from Havana NRG and DJ Ivan G. The same time Saturday you can keep dancing to a mix of popular tunes and Latin beats. Talk about an easy way to burn off those queso calories!
The Lion and Crown is turning country on Saturday night, as the Keefe Auber Band performs from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Since 1983, Keefe Auber and his band have entertained Texas audiences with their strong country music, Texas Red Dirt, Americana and a wide variety of other artists, as well as originals. Cowboy boots aren’t required, but it will be hard to stomp your boots to the music or do the Two-Step without them!
As one of the most popular night spots in Addison, Memphis offers a fresh selection of live music every day from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. This weekend’s lineup includes Time Machine on Thursday, Party Machine on Friday, In Focus on Saturday and Suburban Legend on Sunday.
Sip on your favorite red or white and listen to a diverse blend of musicians play at Mercy Wine Bar this weekend. Thursday from 8-11 p.m., Trey Garitty and Paul Averitt of a Hard Night’s Day Beatles Tribute Band will perform their special acoustic version of their show, featuring your favorite songs from the famous band. From 8-11 p.m. Friday, Corey Breedlove will bring his guitar to the bar, singing an array of American pop classics. And from 8-11 p.m. Saturday, No Medina will finish the weekend with their acoustic sounds of blues, jazz, rock, standards and foreign language hits.
Two nights of rock ‘n’ roll are coming your way from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday and Friday as the high-energy dance band, The Max, is coming to Sherlock’s Baker St. Pub. Expect to hear song that moves you to, well, move as they play songs from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and today.
Soho Food and Jazz is all about matching the catchiest jazz musicians with delicious food, as they offer live music every night of the week. Stop By Thursday to hear Luqman Rashada play from 7-11 p.m. This talented musician plays in venues all throughout Dallas, and has even appeared on TV shows The Voice and American Idol. On Friday, Leon Zilligson Jazz Piano plays from 5:30-7:30 p.m., followed by Leon Zilligson Jazz Band from 8 p.m.-midnight. Luqman Rashada takes the stage again Saturday night form 5:30-7:30 p.m., followed by Nomad World Music from 8 p.m.-midnight. Finally, Sergio Pamies Jazz Piano will perform from 7-11 p.m. on Sunday. This Spanish pianist, composer and arranger ha share published albums, has performed all over the world and is known for his “natural and spontaneous ability to fuse the traditional jazz language and flamenco music of his childhood,” according to his website.
Elegant and classy music come together at Table 13, with music Thursday-Saturday nights. Henry Munoz will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, followed by Marc Toussaint at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Toussaint is a Dallas native, who has been playing jazz music since 10-years-old, has played with musicians from all around the country and partnered with charities that he cares about.
Dance the night away to music from all genres this weekend at Union Park Addison on Saturday night! Here, you will hear live jazz from 9:30-11 p.m., a live DJ playing neo soul from 11 p.m.-midnight and a live DJ playing hip-hop, R&B and reggae music after midnight!
When you live in the Corridor, there’s no need to pay for an expensive concert to hear high-quality live music – you can find talent everywhere you turn! With these options, dinner and a show has never been easier!