AllGood Cafe , 2934 Main Street, Dallas TX. 214-742-5362. Small country bar that rarely books local blues bands or touring acoustic acts. http://www.allgoodcafe.com/
Alligator Cafe, Garland Road and Buckner (next to Albertson's), Dallas.
214-821-6900. Cajun cafe with great food and occasional live blues, Weds-Sat. http://eatgator.com/
R.L. Griffin's Blues Palace #2, 3100 Grand Avenue (at Meadow), Dallas, Tx 75215. 214-421-9867. R&B and blues nightclub run by The Right Reverend of Dallas Blues, R.L. Griffin. Occasionally books major road acts like Bobby Bland and Bobby Rush. On site parking with security. Rough area, be careful. Holds about 750.
2912 Elm Street, Dallas, Tx 75226. 214-748-6901. Southern
Eats and bar with occasional live blues. Awesome food.
Cadillac Pizza Bar, 112 S. Kentucky St., McKinney, Texas. Pizza joint with brick oven pizzas and occasional live blues. Plenty of free street parking. http://www.cadillacpizzapub.com/
Fred's Texas Cafe, 3 locations, Fort Worth. Burger and Beer joints with occasional live blues. http://fredstexascafe.com/events/
The Goat, 7248 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX. (former location of The Office Lounge). 214-327-8119. Mixed format with occasional blues. http://www.thegoatdallas.com/Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave, Dallas, Tx 75206 (214) 824-9933. Beautiful old theater, revamped as a music hall. Occasional blues shows. Great sound and sight lines. Tasty pizzas. Parking on Greenville still sucks. Go early. www.granadatheater.com
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis St., Dallas, Texas 75208 214-272-8346. Beautiful old theater renovated as a music venue. http://thekessler.org/
Live Oak Music Hall, 1311 Lipscomb Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104. 817 926-0968. http://theliveoak.com/Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N Charles Street, Lewisville, TX. City owned 296 seat theater with occasional blues events. Opened 1/14/2011. http://www.mclgrand.com/
Tolbert's Restaurant, 423 South Main Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051. 817-421-4888. Occasional live blues, usually on the rock side. http://www.tolbertsrestaurant.com/index.htm
Uncle Calvin's Coffee House,
9555 North Central Expressway, Dallas 75231 (Located inside Northpark
Presbyterian Church). Mostly folk and country acts in a coffee
house setting with occasional acoustic blues. http://www.unclecalvins.org/
Uptown Theater, 120 East
Main Street,Grand Prairie, Texas 75050. 972.237.8786.
Renovated city-owned theater featuring occasional blues shows.