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After the successful release of its first album, local Americana/Alternative Country act, The Highballers, will play at Artisphere this Saturday night.
The Highballers
After the successful release of its first album, local Americana/Alternative Country act, The Highballers, will play at Artisphere this Saturday night.

Jan. 26: Gangstagrass w/ special guest The Highballers
Bluegrass and hip-hop are great independently, but can the two complement each other? Like bacon and chocolate, or berries and vinegar, these two genres might be a better pair than you think. Tomorrow night you can hear the mix for yourself at Artisphere, where Gangstagrass will be pickin' and spittin' its unique blend of rap and bluegrass. Local band The Highballers will also be in attendance to deliver some more traditional country flavor.

Jan. 26: Noche de Boleros (Night of Ballads)
Valentine's Day isn't for another three weeks, but no one said you have to restrict romance to a specific day. You can celebrate love this Saturday night at the NRECA Conference Center in Arlington, where Teatro de la Luna will present Noche de Boleros (Night of Ballads), a concert featuring famous Spanish-language love songs.

Jan. 25-26: The 18th Street Singers 9th Annual Winter Concert: Music of the People: Traditional Music from Around the World
Tonight and tomorrow you can take a musical trip around the globe at First Trinity Lutheran Church, where the 18th Street Singers will perform their 9th Annual Winter Concert, Music of the People: Traditional Music from Around the World.

Music: "Gin and Juice [Instrumental]" by Snoop Dogg

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