Pulse: Drag Star Divas for Orlando – Rose Room @ S4
Please join us for a special Drag Star Diva extravaganza featuring a lineup of Dallas’ best entertainers coming together to honor our brothers and sisters lost in this horrific tragedy, and to raise the much needed funds to help in this time of loss. All proceeds will benefit The Center Orlando who will be providing ongoing counseling to victims families and all affected by the tragedy. 18+ welcome with host Cassie Nova.
98° MY2K Tour @ South Side Ballroom
Mon, Jul 11
Impulse Group Dallas presents: Down To Float 2
Event to be held at: 7044 Royal Ln, Dallas, TX
Saturday, July 23 at 1 PM – 6 PM
Click downtofloat2.com to purchase your $10.00 pre sale admission featuring a LIVE performance by AB Soto, beats by DJ Brandon Moses and a swimwear presentation produced by design powerhouse MARCOMARCO! ENJOY…a hosted bar provided by Stoli Vodka and Miller Lite with delicious bites from Tallywackers!
Brick and Joe’s “Farewell” Party
July 24th marks the end of a legendary club and bar in the gayborhood as it closes its doors that Sunday night with dancing going on until early in the morning for the final dance.
Blink 182 A Day To Remember & All American Rejects @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Gwen Stefani & Eve at Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sat, Aug 13
Austin Pride (Not in Dallas but only 3 hours away)
Saturday, August 27 at 11 AM
PRIDE Week starts on Saturday, August 20th with the WERK Fashion Show featuring designers from Project Runway, all the way up to Saturday, August 27th with the ultra-fierce Festival & Parade! Proceeds from Austin Pride are donated back into the community via the Austin Pride Cares program!! Since 2011, AGLPF has donated over $100,000! If traveling to Austin make sure to check out alternative apps for rideshare as Lyft and Uber are still not available.
Coldplay @ AT&T Stadium
Sat, Aug 27
Guns N’ Roses @ AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
Snoop Dogg Wiz Khalifa Kevin Gates & Jhene Aiko
Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas, TX
Camp WillowSwish Presents: Vintage Hollywood
Wed Sep 7 at 2 PM to Sun Sep 11 at 2 PM
Duran Duran @ Choctaw Grand Theater
Fri, Sep 09
Six Flags in The Park
Annual Dallas Pride event on the Saturday before Pride. Details coming soon.
33rd Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade – DALLAS PRIDE 2016!
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016
“Solidarity Through Pride”
Out in the Park at Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)
Friday, September 23 at 6 PM – 11 PM
25 Plus Performers including an AMAZING RuPaul’s Drag Race Alumni Line Up!
Tickets on Sale Now: sixflags.com/fiestatexas/special-events/out-park
$ 40.99 Before August 28
$ 45.99 Aug 28 – Sept 22
$ 50.99 September 23
Life in Color :: Dallas, TX
Saturday Sep 24, 2016 – Doors: 7:00 PM (ends at 12:00 AM)
17 and over. Tickets are $32 – $60
Quik Trip Park at 1600 Lone Star Parkway in Grand Prairie, Texas
Adele @ American Airlines Center
Tuesday, November 1st.
Buy Adele Tickets Here!
Oaklawn Halloween Block Party 2016
Start planning now for The Annual Halloween Street Party 2016. The Oaklawn Street Party which has turned into a major Dallas event returns Saturday, October 29, 2016 (the Saturday before Halloween) from 7pm to 2am in the 3900 block of Cedar Springs.
Let us know if you have anything to add to our Summer and Fall 2016 Events Calendar in the comments below. Make sure to share with friends in the Dallas, Houston, and Austin LGBT community!
The Dallas Brick and Joe’s bar and dance club are scheduled to shut down soon but they will have a final Farewell before the curtain shuts for good. Some of us have been going to the Brick and Joe’s bar for years since they were located on maple. They then moved in the shopping center just off of Wycliff and the Tollway.
They have struggled to maintain a busy crowd during the week although they do have some weekends that are busy it is most likely not enough to support the lease on such a prime location as rent and real estate has been going up each year in Oaklawn. We have enjoyed many parties at the Brick including the Dallas Purple Party events and “One Night in Bangcock”. They have also been bringing in Ru Paul’s Drag Race girls each month which can get rather costly as they get celebrity bookings these days. We thank them for being part of the community for so long and wish their staff well. Who knows maybe the Tin Room and Marty’s Live with buy them… they seem to own all of the other smaller bars such as the trashy tuesday hot spot “Zippers”.
The Brick Dallas would like to thank the community and our patrons for 25 wonderful years in Oak Lawn. We have seen many changes in the last 25 years in the LGBT community and the bar industry, made many new friends over this time, and lost some along the way. The Brick has an amazing staff who has been loyal and now are some of our closest friends. This includes DJ’s, promoters and entertainers. We have strived to provide a fun, entertaining and safe environment for everyone.
Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban has always been a Knight and Shining armour when something tragic happens and considered a local hero and inspiration to most of us in Dallas. He has done it again this time by donating $1 million for the Dallas police response to the Orlando mass shooting. The money will be earmarked for an estimated 16,000 hours of Dallas police overtime to be utilized at Chief David Brown’s discretion for enhanced counterterrorism efforts, including additional police presence in the Oak Lawn area.
“I’m proud to be able to help the City of Dallas,” Cuban said.
Mark shows he is a man of action who cares deeply about his fellow Dallasites. Cuban’s donation comes days after a gunman killed 49 people inside the Pulse nightclub on Sunday morning. Also on Sunday, a man arrested in Santa Monica armed with guns and explosive chemicals was said to be on his way to the Los Angeles Pride festival.