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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.
Cowboy Lounge, 3016 Colonial, Dallas, TX. 214-426-1993.
After hours joint with weekend music starting around midnight and going
until. Rough area. Be careful.
Eddie V's, 3100 West 7th
Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107. 817.336.8000.
Eddie V's, 4023 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219. 214.890.1500. Upscale Dallas and Fort Worth restaurants with occasional live blues. http://www.eddiev.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/
Lota's Goat, 7248 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX. (former location of
The Office Lounge). 214-327-8119. Mixed
format with occasional blues.
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.
The Pub in Frisco, 3231 Preston Road Frisco, TX 75034. 972-668-9702. Sports bar with occasional live blues. http://thepubinfrisco.com/
Red Hot and Blue BBQ, Walnut Hill and US 75 (Central Expressway), Dallas. (469) 522-3727. Good BBQ and acoustic blues on Friday nights. http://www.rhnb.com/livemusic/
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.