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Arts and entertainment options keep Deep Ellum busy. A former industrial neighborhood just east of downtown Dallas, it’s now home to a variety of artists and designers. The locus of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s Green Line, visitors can walk to Fair Park or stroll through local shops and galleries.

Famous stops such as the Amsterdam Bar are popular with locals and tourists alike. The first cotton gin in Texas was located here (it’s now apartments) as well as a 1914-era Ford factory. Other historic buildings include the Palace Sharp and Parks Brothers Warehouse. Deep Ellum Brewing Company is located here, distributing brews across Texas. The Dallas Farmers Market is also a part of this community.

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Curtain Club

2800 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

Part of the Club Clearview Complex, the Curtain Club hosts local Dallas talent on a regular basis and battles for the title of being the best live music club in Texas. The Deep Ellum rock venue has had nationally and worldwide recognized artists perform


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Sons Of Hermann Hall

3414 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

Historic dance hall featuring the world's finest indie rock, country, bluegrass and blues. An authentic piece of Texas in Dallas' historic Deep Ellum district


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Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 8:00pm

The Bomb Factory


The Double Wide

3510 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

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Club Dada

2720 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

As a well-known Dallas live music venue in Deep Ellum, Club Dada invites all types of performance artists onto the three stages at the bar. Huge bands like the Dixie Chicks and Ben Harper all the way down to local Dallas bands playing their first show ha

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2936 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

Contemporary American. The devil is in the details at Local, a trendy and quite popular contemporary American restaurant in the historic Boyd Hotel of downtown Dallas. Chef Tracy Miller and her kitchen serve precise dishes focusing on fresh, local ingred

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