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AllGood Cafe , 2934 Main Street, Dallas TX. 214-742-5362. Small country bar that rarely books local blues bands or touring acoustic acts.
Alligator Cafe, Garland Road and Buckner (next to Albertson's), Dallas.
214-821-6900. Cajun cafe with great food and live blues, Thurs-Sat. http://eatgator.com/
Griffin's Blues Palace #2, 3100 Grand Avenue (at
Tx 75215. 214-421-9867. R&B and blues nightclub run by The
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
Holds about 750.
Cadillac Pizza Bar, 112 S. Kentucky St.,
McKinney, Texas. Pizza joint with brick oven pizzas and
occasional live blues. Plenty of free street parking.
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
Jack Mac's Swill and Grill, 1909 Preston Road suite 209, Dallas TX 75252 972-267-2782. Live blues Friday and Saturdays. http://jackmacs.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/Mambo's, 1010 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 817-336-3124. Small mexican restaurant and bar attached to a hotel across from the Tarrant County Convention center. Occasional live blues. http://www.mambosfortworth.com/index.html
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.
Sons of Hermann Hall, 3414 Elm Street (at Exposition), Dallas. 214-747-4422. Fraternal order hall opened in 1911 with large wood floored ballroom upstairs. Occasional blues shows. WebsiteSoulfish Grill, 2000 N. Plano Rd.. #115, Richardson, TX 75082. 972-290-0830. Seafood restaurant with live music Friday and Saturday nights, sometimes blues. http://www.soulfishgrill.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
Uptown Theater, 120 East
Main Street,Grand Prairie, Texas 75050. 972.237.8786.
Renovated city-owned theater featuring occasional blues shows.