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Here’s Who Is Coming to Dallas This Week: November 11-13

Make it a Texas music weekend with The Toadies, Giovannie and the Hired Guns, and the Texas Country Music Awards.
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The Toadies

November 11, 7 p.m. | House of Blues

Fort Worth’s Toadies will hit the House of Blues Friday night for a solid dose of nostalgia. If you want to pre-game the show, check out this look behind the songwriting that went into “Possum Kingdom”, which dispels some of the myths about the song’s subject matter. (Spoiler alert: It’s still plenty weird.) Get tickets here.

Amanda Shires

November 11, 7 p.m. | The Kessler

Between her solo work and her work with the country music group The Highwomen (which also includes Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby), there’s a lot of reasons to be excited about the prospect of a Friday night at an Amanda Shires show. She’s currently touring in support of her 2022 album Take It Like a Man, but expect some Highwomen tunes, too. Get tickets here.

Giovannie and the Hired Guns

November 11, 8 p.m. | Silver Saloon, Terrell

Texas rock band Giovannie and the Hired Guns just celebrated the release of their major label debut, Tejano Punk Boyz, after signing with Warner Music Nashville/Warner Music Latina. Described as what happens when rock, Latin, and country music get together, the band is set to play a trio of North Texas shows this month. Expect to hear their chart topper “Ramon Ayala,” along with crowd favorites. Get tickets here.


November 12, 7 p.m. | Toyota Music Factory, Irving

When electronic music producer and DJ deadmau5 hits Irving with his We Are Friends tour Saturday, expect to hear a couple of mixes of “Ghosts n’ Stuff,” as well as stuff from Kx5, his latest project with Kaskade, including the single “Escape.” Get tickets here.

Texas Country Music Awards

November 13, 3 p.m. | Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth

The 2022 Texas Country Music Awards kicks off with red carpet interviews at 3 p.m., but the real action starts at 5 p.m with a pre-show featuring Kin Faux. The main ceremony starts at 6 p.m., with Roger Creager headlining and Terry McBride and The Ride, Brandon Rhyder, Bailey Rae, and more performing. Get tickets here.

Also check out:

Mat Kerekes, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., Dada. Get tickets.

James McMurtry, Nov. 12, 7 p.m., The Kessler. Get tickets.

Spafford, Nov. 12, 8 p.m.,The Studio at the Factory. Get tickets.

Zach Williams, Nov. 13, 7 p.m., Texas Trust Credit Union Theater, Grand Prairie. Get tickets.

The Wrecks, Nov. 13, 8 p.m., Tannahill’s Tavern and Music Hall, Fort Worth. Get tickets.

Supersuckers, Nov. 13, 8 p.m., Three Links. Get tickets.


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Bethany Erickson is the senior digital editor for D Magazine. She's written about real estate, education policy, the stock market, and crime throughout her career, and sometimes all at the same time. She hates lima beans and 5 a.m. and takes SAT practice tests for fun.

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