10 Best Concerts of the Week: Lights All Night, Marc Rebillet, White Denim and More

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2021’s final live performance week in North Texas is an enormous one highlighted with some of the finest and brightest native acts from the final 12 months in addition to the 12 months’s most anticipated annual competition, Lights All Night, occurring Thursday and Friday night time. Aside from Bob Schneider’s Thursday night time present on Greenville Avenue and Noogy’s Saturday night time present in Deep Ellum, this listing covers the easiest New Year’s Eve reveals throughout North Texas. Uncle Toasty and White Denim rip up Fort Worth together with some severe opening help from round the metropolis. Dallas welcomes house native hero Marc Rebillet for a Deep Ellum dance celebration whereas New Zealand storage rockers Labretta Suede & the Motel 6 get wild in Oak Cliff. At the Granada, The Vandoliers log out on the 12 months with slightly Southern hospitality whereas punk membership Three Links places on a present of native favorites. Meanwhile, Pearl Earl celebrates in Denton, the place it began. Let’s get on the market and take pleasure in it whereas we nonetheless can.
Lights All Night
6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 30 & 31, at Dallas Market Hall, 2200 N. Stemmons Freeway, $189+ at lightsallnight.com

Texas’ longest-running annual EDM competition makes its full return this week with two days’ price of unbelievable music to bounce in the new 12 months. With virtually 50 artists sharing 4 phases enjoying eight hours of music for 2 days, Lights All Night goals to create an expertise constructed on various sounds to suit many tastes. Complete with mesmerizing mild shows and different out-of-this-world performers, the competition has constructed its fame on listening to each element to guarantee that an unbelievable time is had by all. This 12 months’s headlining acts embrace Black Tiger Sex Machine and DJ Snake. Canadian trio Black Tiger Sex Machine is understood for taking part in darkish, aggressive digital music carrying illuminated tiger helmets, and you could keep in mind French producer DJ Snake from his 2013 collaboration with Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What.” Though the competition is offered out, tickets can nonetheless be requested via the occasion’s official ticket exchange.

Bob Schneider
8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave., $21 at prekindle.com

Winner of 55 Austin Music Awards from 1992 to 2017, Bob Schneider has woven himself into the cloth of Texas music along with his mix of pop, nation, people and rock. Schneider has performed in an array of tasks starting from funk band Joe Rockhead to rock band Ugly Americans, the latter of which opened for Dave Matthews Band on its 1997 tour. A prolific songwriter, Schneider has launched both an album or an EP yearly since 1998. Schneider obtained his first radio play in 2001 with “Big Blue Sea” and once more in 2004 with “Come With Me Tonight.” It was in 2009, nevertheless, that Schneider made it to No. 14 on Billboard‘s AAA Radio Chart along with his candy, talk-singing single “40 Dogs (Like Romeo & Juliet).” Dallas singer-songwriter and The Voice season 19 contestant Ryan Berg opens for Schneider at the Granada Theater in Lower Greenville Thursday night time.

Uncle Toasty
7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at Main at South Side, 1002 S. Main St., $7 at prekindle.com

Fort Worth’s heavy garage-rock band Uncle Toasty closes out its first 12 months in the public eye Friday night time at Main at South Side in its hometown. The enigmatic new band has launched just one track to this point, the Earth-shaking ode to a killer crocodile “The Butcher of Burundi.” Inspired by the guitar work of Helios Creed and the chaotic wall of sound that’s the Butthole Surfers’ early work, Uncle Toasty blasts out episodic songs on topics apart from crocodiles resembling the destruction of civilization, holes in lungs and infamy — actually something that captures the consideration of singer and guitarist Jeffrey Chase Friedman. To make the night heavier and extra electrical, 5 different bands are set to ring in the new 12 months with Uncle Toasty. Up-and-comers No Place Like Home, Drifter’s Atlas and Heavy Daze are set to play alongside native rock ‘n’ roll stalwarts The Infamists and Bruce Magnus.

White Denim
7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at Tulips, 112 St. Louis Ave., $30+ at prekindle.com

Coming up from Austin to have fun the finish of this loopy 12 months is the four-piece rock ‘n’ roll outfit White Denim. The band launched its newest single “Crystal Bullets” in the summer season with the B-side “King Tears.” This is the first 12-inch single the band has ever launched, and it offered out utterly in October making it a collector’s merchandise. White Denim’s present in Fort Worth at Tulips on Friday night time can have opening help from Dallas cowpunk band, and one of North Texas’ 10 Best Live Acts in 2021, Ottoman Turks. Fort Worth rock ‘n’ roll outfit Cut Throat Finches may also be there for the celebration. The band put out a pair of singles, “Beggar” and “High,” on an EP titled The Phantom Power Studio Sessions. Fort Worth singer-songwriter Matthew McNeal closes out the lineup for the night scorching off the launch of his fourth album Along For The Ride, which hit streaming providers on Dec. 10.

Labretta Suede & the Motel 6
8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd., $22+ at prekindle.com

Moving to Dallas from New Zealand earlier this 12 months, Labretta Suede & the Motel 6 closes out its first 12 months in North Texas with a New Year’s Eve present at the Texas Theatre. Garage punk at its most carnivalesque, Labretta Suede instructions the stage along with her racy efficiency and distinctive vibrato singing whereas the Motel 6 play with reckless abandon. With over 15 years price of reveals underneath its belt, the band is aware of the way to get the crowd shifting and preserve the power ranges at their highest. Dream pop singer Lorelei K was scheduled to open the present Friday night time. The singer who not too long ago launched “Swimming Pool Eternity,” her third single this 12 months, won’t be able to play as a result of one of the band members examined constructive for COVID-19. DJ Dollar Ben will nonetheless get issues rolling on the 1s and 2s with visuals supplied by Dallas artist C I N E M A. Dallas drag icon May May Graves serves as MC between units and leads the toast at midnight.

Pearl Earl
8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at Rubber Gloves, 411 E. Sycamore St., $20 at prekindle.com

Coming again house to Denton, Pearl Earl closes out its 12 months enjoying at Rubber Gloves with Austin’s Calliope Musicals, Denton noise rock band Venus Twins and Plano psych band Blue Feel. The present finds the band coming collectively after a 12 months of facet tasks that stored the band occupied — guitarist Ariel Hartley launched her first EP Dream Crusher with solo undertaking Earl Hartley and Thrift Star, drummer Bailey K. Chapman toured with L.A. punk band Egg Drop Soup and Stefani Lazcano and Chelsey Danielle put collectively their facet undertaking No Good Babies. Equal elements prog rock, glam rock and psych rock, Pearl Earl has been fascinating audiences with its mesmerizing stage present since 2015. With heavy distortion and spellbinding vocals, Pearl Earl invitations its viewers on a journey with each present. With an unbelievable reside act like Calliope Musicals added to the combine, this present is certain to be a spectacular year-end occasion.

Marc Rebillet
8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at The Factory in Deep Ellum, 2713 Canton St., $50+ at axs.com

Making his title in Dallas earlier than leaving us for New York City, Marc Rebillet is a one-man, digital music expertise. Known for making up loops on the fly with improvisational lyrics, Rebillet by no means performs the similar present twice. Last 12 months, Rebillet made headlines along with his nationwide drive-in tour in the midst of the pandemic, which was one of the first of its type in the summer season of 2020. Aside from his frequent reside streams, Rebillet stayed comparatively low on the launch radar this 12 months, placing out simply two singles — “Vaccinated Attitude” in the spring and his collaboration with Moods and The Kount, “The Way You Make Me Feel,” in the fall. Rebillet did go on a 30-date tour this fall wherein his hometown was conspicuously absent. Rebillet units this fallacious proper with a New Year’s Eve present at The Factory in Deep Ellum. Dallas pop sensation Dezi 5 opens for Rebillet together with Kah-Lo and DāM-FunK.

Rosegarden Funeral Party
8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at Three Links, 2704 Elm St., $20 at seetickets.us

Over the course of the final 12 months, Dallas darkwave band Rosegarden Funeral Party has been engaged on two tasks. The first is the band’s month-to-month “Take Cover” sequence wherein the band releases a track and a video with a particular visitor, overlaying artists resembling David Bowie and Tears For Fears with musicians of the likes of Poppy Xander of Helium Queens, Scott White and Michael Doty of Duell, Scarlette McPherson of King Clam and Lorelei Okay. The second undertaking is the band’s new 13-song album In the Wake of Fire. The band launched the album’s second track “Gates of Heaven” again in April, however stored the relaxation of the album tightly underneath wraps till its launch at the starting of December. Rosegarden Funeral Party closes out its 12 months enjoying its favourite hometown membership Three Links Friday night time with opening help from buddies Paper Saints and one of North Texas’ 10 Best Live Acts in 2021, FIT.

8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave., $12+ at prekindle.com

Alternative nation in the purest sense of the time period, Vandoliers was based in 2015 after vocalist Joshua Fleming’s fellow members in punk band The Phuss went their separate methods. Since then, Vandoliers have introduced that punk rock ethos to the sounds of outlaw nation from the ’60s and ’70s. Out of fee for many of 2020, no because of the pandemic, Vandoliers got here roaring again in February with the launch of their newest singles “Every Saturday Night” and “Waiting on a Train.” Throughout the 12 months, The Vandoliers have been getting their touring muscular tissues again in form, enjoying little reveals at house and round the nation. The band is now making ready to set out on the highway with Celtic punk band Flogging Molly subsequent spring. The band closes out its 12 months this Friday at the Granada Theater with slightly assist from Rod Gator and Simon Flory.

8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, at Three Links, 2704 Elm St., $15 at seetickets.us

Dallas punk band (*10*) made waves this 12 months in the native punk scene and past. The band misplaced its drummer “DK” Nick Helm final 12 months after the drummer took his personal life. In Helm’s reminiscence, the band launched a cut up EP with Texas punk legends M.D.C. (Millions of Dead Cops), Bye Bye Donny, in the late spring of 2021. The band additionally launched the Teen Idol / 2020 digital 7-inch in January. While “Teen Idol,” with its breakneck tempo and anti-establishment themes, is extra according to what you would possibly anticipate from a band like Noogy, you’ll need to keep tuned for the track’s B-Side, the punk-rap fusion “2020.” Noogy and M.D.C. had been purported to play collectively this weekend, however M.D.C. needed to drop off the invoice as a result of of well being points. Noogy will nonetheless play Saturday night time at Three Links in Deep Ellum with added help from Revolucion Oi and Casual Relapse. 

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