Best Bets • 08-28-15

Posted on 27 Aug 2015 at 4:45pm

Sunday 08.30


Local superstar Kelly Clarkson returns to Fair Park with gay-fronted Pentatonix

The last time we saw North Texas native Kelly Clarkson at Gexa Energy Pavilion was almost exactly two years ago, opening for Maroon 5 … and she blew the roof off the joint. Now she’s topping the lineup, with recent Grammy Awad-winning band Pentatonix as her special guest. Should be a great concert!

Gexa Energy Pavilion
1818 First Ave.
7 p.m.

Sunday 08.30


New My Oh My Drag Show launches at House of Blues

A few weeks ago, we put out a casting call for queens interested in performing in a new drag show, set to take place weekly at the House of Blues. Well, the launch date has finally arrived, starting this Sunday. Dallas is famed for its drag talent, so expect a good show.

House of Blues
2200 N. Lamar St.
10 p.m.

Wednesday 09.02—Sunday 09.06


International LeatherSIR and -boy/ Community Bootblack kicks off

For a few years, the long-running International LeatherSIR and -boy/Community Bootblack conference has been based right here in Dallas. Second only to IML as a pre-eminent leather event, it starts Wednesday at its home base, the Dallas Eagle, with a “pre-cum” party and underwear contest, but continues with a pool party, closing barbecue and the main competition on Saturday night.

Dallas Eagle
5740 Maple Ave.
Kick-off party Wednesday at 10 p.m.
For full schedule, visit

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 28, 2015.

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