Photo Credit: Gene Inman Photography
Horse & Courage: Stockyards Championship Rodeo
Put on your boots for some of the area's best authentic Texas-style roping, riding, and steer wrestlin’.
Bull schtick: Catch the cowboy spirit during the Fort Worth Herd cattle drives held daily at 11:30a and 4p.
Fri-Sat 8p. Cowtown Coliseum, 121 East Exchange Ave., Fort Worth (817-625-1025). $15 here.
Nearby: Joe T. Garcia’s; Billy Bob’s; The Basement Bar
Wedding Singers: Black Veil Brides
With the release of their third album, the Brides bring their distinctive brand of screamo music to town.
Get roofied: Get the best view of the city before the show with happy hour at SODA Bar atop NYLO Dallas South Side.
Tonight 6:30p doors; 7:30p show. Palladium Ballroom. 1135 S. Lamar, South Side (972-343-2444). $18-20 here.
Nearby: The Cedars Social; Absinthe Lounge; Lee Harvey’s
Bun Fun Now: Burger & Beer Tour
Eat your way through the city's best burgers with stops at Boots Burger, Ava, and Wingfield's with beer on the bus between bites.
Glass act: Tour includes a visit to Deep Ellum Brewing Company, complete with a refillable souvenir glass.
Sat 11:30a. Tour and bus boarding begin at Dairy-ette, 9785 Ferguson Rd., East Dallas (972-814-5997). $50 here.
Nearby: Torchy's Tacos Casa Linda; Goodfriend Beer Garden; Rosi’s Ferguson Café
Snort Jester: Jokers Wild Comedy Show
Host David Jessup lines up some of the funniest folks in Dallas for this free night of a million laughs.
Puff stuff: Stop by neighboring Havana Social Club from 5-7p for $2 off house cigars.
Fri 9p. House of Blues (Voodoo Stage), 2200 N. Lamar St., Uptown (214-978-2583). Free.
Nearby: West End Pub; The Chesterfield; Dick's Last Resort