Nov.9, 8 p.m. | House of Blues
If Gen Z queen Olivia Rodrigo says Alexander 23 is the “coolest, most talented dude I know,” then it must be true. Alexander 23, whose real name is Alexander Glantz, reached TikTok success for “IDK You Yet.” Buy tickets to witness the heartfelt, singer-songwriter in person.
Nov. 9, 8 p.m. | American Airlines Center
Remember when MySpace was a digital hub for music discovery? That’s where I found Tame Impala, which like many of their peers of the mid-2010s blended the psychedelic rock styles of the ’70s with chillwave, a genre that smashed together psych rock, indie pop, disco, and rap. A decade and half later, the band continues to inspire generations of young people—playing venues the size of the Granada is history. Get tickets.
Nov. 11, 8 p.m. | South Side Ballroom
Kaytranada, the chart-topping, record-breaking, Grammy-award winning electronic DJ, brings his musical excellence to South Side Ballroom. Whether you found Kaytranada on SoundCloud or on a playlist, the Haitian Canadian DJ is one of the most influential musicians of his generation. Buy tickets for a night of vibes.
Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. | Texas Trust CU Theatre
Stacey Abrams for President (lol). Regardless of political affiliation, Abrams’ perspective on voting rights, social change, and the transformation of Southern and American politics is worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize, which she was nominated for earlier this year. Reserve seats for a thoughtful night of political education.
Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. | Texas Trust CU Theatre
Get tickets for Karol G’s Dallas stop to party with the Latin Grammy Award winner. For those unfamiliar with the Colombian singer, she is an international sensation, so it’s time to get with the program.
LIT AF Tour Hosted by Martin Lawrence
Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. | Texas Trust CU Theatre
If you grew up on Rickey Smiley’s prank phone calls before school on K104, this one is for you. Martin Lawrence’s LIT AF tour features Smiley as well as local comedian turned superstar B. Simone, Donnell Rawlings, DeRay Davis, and more. Purchase seats.
Nov. 14, 7 p.m. | House of Blues
Cuffing season is fast upon us! If you have a potential boo in your life or are trying to make it official before the upcoming holiday season, purchase tickets to Alina Baraz for an autumn date night.