Friday 08.04


Queen + Adam Lambert perform

Queen was the glam arena-rock band of the 1970s and ’80s; Adam Lambert electrified American Idol audiences this millennium. Queen, of course, took a hit when flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury died, but it was a masterstroke to unite the two in concert tours, as you can see for yourself. They will rock Victory Park with classic hits and no doubt some new ones.

DEETS: American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave. 8 p.m.


Friday 07.28 — Sunday 08.20


‘Hit the Wall’ opens at WaterTower

We wrote last week about WaterTower’s new artistic director and her ballsy decision to stage the rollicking play-with-music Hit the Wall as her directorial debut, and we can’t wait to see it. Ike Holter’s play captures the passion and energy of the Stonewall Riots when a handful of outcasts resisted police action and started a movement.

DEETS: Addison Theatre Centre,
15650 Addison Road. In previews through Sunday; opening night Monday.


Saturday 07.29


Texas Latino Pride hosts inaugural pool party

Dallas gays love their pool parties, so it makes sense that Texas Latino Pride would want to take advantage of that passion with its first-ever pool party. DJ Charlie Phresh will spin while guests enjoy catered bites, vodka cocktails and a muy caliente afternoon.

DEETS: 13339 Pandora Road. 3–8 p.m. $25–$50. (search Texas Latino Pride).

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 28, 2017.