DFW Weekend Round-Up (1/15-1/18)

DFW Weekend Round Up (1/15-1/18)

It’s all about the arts this weekend in DFW. From live music and tap dancing to broadway shows and comics, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


If you’re looking for activities that are more food & drink-centric, click here.


Thursday, Jan. 15:

Dallas Arboretum $5 Days: Through the end of the month, admittance to the wonderful world of the Dallas Arboretum is just $5.


Beauty and The Beast: All weekend long, head to Bass Performance Hall for a broadway production of “a tale as old as time” based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film.


The Marvel Experience: Experience Marvel comics and superheroes like never before with the world’s only 360-degree, 3-D stereoscopic theater, a state-of-the-art 4-D motion ride, and more. All the fun will be at Fair Park through February 1.


Friday, Jan. 16:

Brett Eldredge: The country music star will take the stage at Billy Bob’s.


Bricks in the Wall: The Pink Floyd tribute band will play at the House of Blues.


Mavs: The Dallas Mavericks take on the Denver Nuggets at American Airlines Center at 7:30pm after a loss on Wednesday.


Rhythm in Fusion Festival: This four-day festival highlights tap dancing at its finest. Learn from top national dancers, choreographers, and industry professionals as they guide you through the world of tap at the Majestic Theater. Classes range from beginner to advanced and go through Monday.


Saturday, Jan. 17:

Artopia: The Dallas Observer’s annual event held at Centennial Hall in Fair Park focuses on emerging and undiscovered artists working in art, music, film, and fashion. Experience it all, plus food and drink, in one exciting night.


Have a Heart Benefit: Have A Heart is a benefit event built like a music festival, focusing on supporting local DFW families struggling with a diverse range of issues. This event will benefit John Bullard, a local man suffering from Cerebral Palsy, and promises to be a night of great music with 12 bands rocking the stage at Trees in Deep Ellum.


Hotcake Hustle: Runners, walkers, and pancake lovers unite in Addison for a day of exercise and indulgence. In addition to races and hotcakes, this event also features live music and a beer garden.


Sunday, Jan. 18:

Anjelah Johnson: Perhaps best known for her Nail Salon and Bon Qui Qui viral videos, the comedian will perform live at Music Hall at Fair Park.


Panther Island Ice: This is the last weekend to experience the outdoor ice rink at the Coyote Drive-in in Fort Worth.


Travis Tritt: The country singer will play at the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts in Richardson.


Image via Bass Hall Facebook page; feature image