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Dallas Music Festival Guide 2024

From cowboy boots to neon lights, let’s explore the Dallas Music Festival Guide 2024. I’ve curated a lineup that will ignite your passion for rhythm and melody.

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Dallas, the pulsating heart of Texas, awaits music enthusiasts with open arms.

Lights All Night Festival 2024

Dates: December 28-29, 2024

Venue: Dallas Market Hall, Dallas

Texas’ longest-running electronic music festival, the Lights All Night Festival, is the ultimate New Year’s Eve party. Picture thousands of ravers and festival-goers converging at the Dallas Market Hall for a two-day celebration.

Get ready to groove to big-name acts like Above & BeyondSkrillex, and Peekaboo. The EDM fan club knows this festival well, and it’s the perfect way to ring in the new year with beats that transcend time. Buy your tickets here.

So What?! Music Festival 2024

Dates: June 1-2, 2024

Venue: Panther Island Pavilion, Fort Worth

This one is a must have for the Dallas Music Festival Guide 2024. Calling all air guitarists and headbangers! The So What?! Music Festival is where rock lovers unite. This event blends various rock genres—hardcore, punk, alternative, and metal—into a grand spankin’ celebration.

Thanks to outstanding lineups, it has grown from a one-day event to a biannual extravaganza. Prepare for head-banging anthems, mosh pits, and a rock ‘n’ roll experience that’ll leave you craving more. And the best thing is: the tickets are on sale now!

Riverfront Jazz Festival 2024

Dates: September 2024 (Labor Day weekend)

Venue: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas


The Riverfront Jazz Festival is a three-day celebration of jazz music. Held on Labor Day weekend, it’s a soulful symphony that resonates through the heart of Dallas.

Imagine saxophones wailing, pianos dancing, and vocals that transport you to smoky jazz clubs. Whether you’re a seasoned jazz aficionado or a curious newcomer, this festival promises a melodic escape.

Elm St. Music and Tattoo Festival 2024

Dates: May 16-19, 2024

Venue: Deep Ellum, Dallas

Deep Ellum, the artistic hub of Dallas, hosts the Elm St. Music and Tattoo Festival. It’s where ink meets rhythm—a fusion of live music and tattoo artistry.

Explore the vibrant streets, discover hidden gems, and let the buzz of tattoo needles harmonize with the beat of the city. Whether you’re getting inked or just soaking in the vibes, this festival celebrates individuality and creativity.

Remember, these festivals aren’t just events—they’re chapters in the symphony of Dallas. So grab your festival gear, embrace the Texan spirit, and let the Lone Star State serenade you in 2024.

Christian Wiedeck
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