Sat 21oct–Barley House, Dallas, 9p

Lively pub near SMU serving up live music, TV sports & bar food in a rustic, college bar setting. Address: 5612 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75206 Menu: Phone: (214) 824-0306

Fri 1dec–Lee Harvey’s, Dallas, 9p

Southern Living declares Lee Harvey’s “a roaring good time,” and urges its readers to “snag a fireside picnic table with friends and share the tab at the 50-year-old bar.” This “authentic” “ultra-dive” in The Cedars draws a “mixed crowd” to its “massive” fenced gravel patio, which is “more of a yard party than a bar” (“can’t beat a concert on Read More

Sat 16dec–Keys Lounge, FtW, 9p

Emerging & big-name blues acts take to the stage at this long-standing live music venue. Address: 5677 Westcreek Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76133 Phone: (817) 292-8627

Sun 31dec–Tolbert’s, Grapevine, 9p

Historic chili specialist also offering Southwestern fare, steaks & live music in casual environs. Address: 423 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051 Menu: Reservations: Order: Phone: (817) 421-4888