Saxmen Dave Koz and David Sanborn headline at Fair Park Music Hall
As two of the most famous and acclaimed saxophonists out there, the pairing of Dave Koz and David Sanborn is a natural fit. They just launched their co-headlining tour Side by Side, and bring it to Fair Park for a matinee performance on Sunday. With dozens of Grammy nominations between them and tons of best-selling jazz albums, they know how to please audiences with soulful music.
By George, it’s Boy George! Culture Club reunites
In recent years, Boy George has concentrated on his career as a DJ, but he hasn’t given up entirely on what brought him international stardom in the first place: His Grammy Award-winning work with the ’80s alt pop band Culture Club. If you missed them the first time out — or just long to relive those days — you can see Culture Club reunite for a concert third weekend at Verizon Theater.
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Queer Texas musician Jay Brannan returns to Sons of Hermann Hall
Texas native Jay Brannan has traveled all over the world with his low-key style of folkish acoustic rock, which has merited comparisons to Liz Phair, Ani DiFranco and fellow Texan Lisa Loeb. The openly gay singer’s style was destined for more intimate venues like Sons of Hermann Hall, where he returns on Tuesday for a late set.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 5, 2016.