Legendary jazz artist Herbie Hancock will be performing Friday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. at the Annette Strauss Artist Square at 2389 Flora St., Dallas. Hancock is a 14-time Grammy winner and ranks in the league of jazz legends like Miles Davis – even performing as a member of the Miles Davis Quintet. This 77 year old’s eclectic tastes and renowned musical ability will be on display in a can’t-miss opportunity this Friday. More information and tickets can be found and purchased here.
Gilligan’s Bar & Grill will be hosting a Friday the 13th Bash Friday, Oct. 13 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at 400 E. Abram St, Arlington. The event will celebrate one of the most popular horror film franchise in cinema history. Beer and popcorn will be available for purchase at the event as well. Tickets are $13 online and $20 at the door. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Thomas Second Chance Rescue Ranch.
Comedian Eddie Izzard will be performing at The Majestic Theatre Friday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. at 1925 Elm Street, Dallas. Izzard is a world-renowned stand-up comic, actor, writer and political activist who has appeared notable films such as Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen, Across the Universe, Valkyrie, and much more. His whimsical and edgy comedic style has earned him a reputation – even cited by Monty Python member John Cleese as the “Lost Python”. More information and tickets can be found and purchased here.
Klyde Warren Park will be hosting its annual fundraiser Park & Palate Saturday, Oct. 14 at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas. The event will feature North Texas’ best chefs, wineries, breweries and tastes from all over the world as well as live music, cooking and lifestyle demonstrations and more. The event will last from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets to the event and more information can be found here.
The Henderson Tap House will be hosting their Red River Showdown Watch Party Saturday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. at 2323 Henderson Ave. #102, Dallas. The party will offer Dallas residents the opportunity to watch and celebrate the annual classic matchup between the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns. Henderson Tap House will be offering exclusive deals to all fans who attend including Happy Hour specials. More information can be found here.
The Toyota Music Factory in Irving is presenting one of the year’s most anticipated concerts A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop featuring The Roots with the Dallas POPS Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. at 300 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving. The concert will also feature Dallas’ own Erykah Badu as well as Bilal, Robert Glasper, and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson. Tickets and more information can be purchased and found here.
The University of North Texas (UNT) College of Music – Division of Jazz Studies is celebrating its 70th year by partnering with The Dallas Foundation to present Jazz on the Green Thursdays Oct. 26, Nov. 2, and Nov. 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Klyde Warren Park at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas. The concerts will feature some of UNT’s top jazz talent – including the Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band. Admission to all concerts is free. More information can be found here.