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The 25 Things You Must Do In Dallas This July

It’s not all about fireworks and hot dogs in July, although barbecues and pyrotechnics are some of our favorite things about summertime in the U.S. July is also about soccer matches (trust us, it’s cool now), concerts (Merle Haggard has always been cool), and a lot of good theater: How does a musical packed full of Motown hits sound? We’ll bet it sounds pretty great. The Fourth of July is just one day. Here are 25 things to keep you busy the rest of the month.

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The 25 Things You Must Do In Dallas This June

Let’s just call May a washout. After weeks of rain, we’re optimistic that June will be a kinder, gentler month here in Dallas. It will at least be a fun month, with the Rolling Stones kicking off a summer of giant concerts, Neil deGrasse Tyson making Dallas a little smarter, and a selection of musicals getting our toes to tapping.

Here are the 25 things you must do in North Texas this June.

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The Push and Pull of Leon Bridges and Lord Huron Live in Dallas

At the end of the show it was clear why Lord Huron selected Bridges as the band’s opening act. Bridges is gangly on stage, but he’s so earnest and so present that you never question his commitment to every note. That dedication and hunger balanced out Huron, who all night felt as though they wanted to keep the audience at arm’s length, which was fine. But I wonder if it would have been had Bridges not soulfully ushered in the set first.

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