Texas Monthly Features Texas AirHogs - How Chinese Baseball Came to North Texas

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The AirHogs were a small-time professional team of ex-minor- and major-leaguers in Grand Prairie. Then the Chinese arrived. Texas Monthly tells the story of the exciting and historic partnership with the Chinese Baseball Association (CBA) and Shougang Sports for the 2018 Texas AirHogs season. Read the full article here.

Texas AirHogs are a professional baseball team based in Grand Prairie and are a member of the South Division of the American Association of Independent Baseball.

Allen Stone Brings His Fall Tour To The Statler Ballroom

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Soul/ R&B artist Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. His vocals and melodic style show the clear influence of classic soul and R&B of the 1960s and '70s, while his lyrics reveal an idealism and passion that recall the folk-inspired singer/songwriters of the same era. This will be an incredible show at The Statler Ballroom. Get Tickets.

An Evening With The Mavericks

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This is going to be a fantastic show!

2015 AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION GROUP OF THE YEAR
VOTED BEST LIVE ACT IN NASHVILLE SCENE’S 16TH ANNUAL COUNTRY MUSIC CRITICS POLL
3 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
2 CMA AWARDS
GRAMMY AWARD
 FOR BEST COUNTRY PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP
2 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS
 IN 2016 (BEST AMERICANA ALBUM, BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG)

"… the Mavericks can still mix torch and twang with a vibrant virtuosity that defies genre boundaries" - USA TODAY

Tickets On Sale Friday 10am at TheStatlerBallroom.com

Leon Bridges After Party

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Does this really need an introduction? 2XCOOL throws killer parties. DJ Sober curates the most epic playlists. Together, along with some very special guests, this is Bad Bad Boogie and it's the place to be on Saturday night. We're excited to host this event at SCOUT located inside The Statler in downtown Dallas. Catch Leon Bridges and Jon Batiste in concert at Toyota Music Factory and then join us for the After Party at SCOUT.

RSVP here.

Heroes Celebrity Baseball

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It's here! The 17th annual Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game is this Friday. It's always a fun event for the entire family. Grab your tickets and support a great cause. 

Check out the line-up for this year’s game (players subject to change):

* Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks MVP and 2011 NBA champion)
* Dak Prescott (Dallas Cowboys quarterback)
* Ezekiel Elliott (Dallas Cowboys running back)
* Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks owner and star of Shark Tank)
* Sean Lee (Dallas Cowboys linebacker)
* Von Miller (Denver Broncos linebacker)
* Herschel Walker (Heisman Trophy winner and former Dallas Cowboys running back)
* Demarcus Ware (former Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl linebacker)
* Harrison Barnes (Dallas Mavericks forward) – team manager
* Dennis Smith, Jr. (Dallas Mavericks point guard)
* Dan Bailey (Dallas Cowboys kicker)
* Cole Beasley (Dallas Cowboys wide receiver)
* Chidobe Awuzie (Dallas Cowboys cornerback)
* Anthony Brown (Dallas Cowboys cornerback)
* Rick Carlisle (Dallas Mavericks head coach) – team manager
* La’el Collins (Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman)
* Kyle Collinsworth (Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Matt Dunn (Dallas Rattlers lacrosse team)
* Yogi Ferrell (Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Dorian Finney-Smith (Dallas Mavericks forward)
* Kavon Frazier (Dallas Cowboys safety)
* Devin Harris (former Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Jeff Heath (Dallas Cowboys safety)
* Byron Jones (Dallas Cowboys defensive back)
* Chris Jones (Dallas Cowboys punter)
* Jalen Jones (Dallas Mavericks forward)
* Maximilian Kleber (Dallas Mavericks forward)
* Jourdan Lewis (Dallas Cowboys cornerback)
* Wesley Matthews (Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Salah Mejri (Dallas Mavericks center)
* Dwight Powell (Dallas Mavericks center)
* Geoff Stults (movie and TV actor of movies Only the Brave and 12 Strong) 
* Ben Grieve (former MLB outfielder)
* Vernon Wells (former MLB centerfielder)

KXT 91.7 Presents Mavis Staples

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The Statler is thrilled to host another musical legend in the historic Statler Ballroom! The Jackson 5, Sinatra, Tony Bennett and others performed at The Statler when it originally opened in 1956. Now in 2018, we are honored for Mavis Staples to grace The Statler stage during our inaugural re-opening year. Opening the show is one of our favorites from right here in Dallas, the always brilliant and stunning Sarah Jaffe. This will be an incredible night at The Statler and one you won't forget! Get Tickets.

Texas AirHogs Welcome Team China

Texas AirHogs are proud to announce an exciting and historic partnership with the Chinese Baseball Association (CBA) and Shougang Sports for the 2018 season. Former MLB skipper John McLaren will serve as the Team Manager. Get tickets to an upcoming game here.

Texas AirHogs are a professional baseball team based in Grand Prairie and are a member of the South Division of the American Association of Independent Baseball. 

Prince Birthday Party

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The Statler Presents the most epic PRINCE BIRTHDAY PARTY! Join us as we pay tribute to the iconic musician, actor and superstar with all things Prince including live music, DJs, Purple Rain, cocktails, menu, sooooo many purple lights, birthday cake, and much more. 

This event is FREE with RSVP. SCOUT is located inside The Statler in downtown Dallas. SCOUT consists of seated dining and standing room. A RSVP does not guarantee a seat. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. To reserve a table, Click Here or call 469-320-8993.  Click Here for more information.

American Aquarium at The Statler Ballroom

 American Aquarium is excited to announce their seventh studio album, Things Change, out on  New West Records . "We recorded this album over nine days in Tulsa, OK with Grammy nominated  John Fullbright  in the producer chair and  Wes Sharon  (Turnpike Troubadours, Parker Millsap) sitting behind the knobs. It was mixed by  Ryan Hewitt  (Johnny Cash, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Avett Brothers) in Nashville,TN and mastered by  Dave Collins  (Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, Flogging Molly) in Los Angeles,CA." Don't miss the album release show at The Statler Ballroom.  Get tickets .

American Aquarium is excited to announce their seventh studio album, Things Change, out on New West Records. "We recorded this album over nine days in Tulsa, OK with Grammy nominated John Fullbright in the producer chair and Wes Sharon (Turnpike Troubadours, Parker Millsap) sitting behind the knobs. It was mixed by Ryan Hewitt (Johnny Cash, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Avett Brothers) in Nashville,TN and mastered by Dave Collins (Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, Flogging Molly) in Los Angeles,CA." Don't miss the album release show at The Statler Ballroom. Get tickets.

The KXT Local Show Presents Charley Crockett

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Charley Crockett has shared the stage with Turnpike Troubadours, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, John Paul White, Justin Townes Earl, Lee Ann Womack, JD McPherson, and many others.

Wide Open Country says "Like Valerie June, The Roots, Alabama Shakes, and Leon Bridges, Crockett has a unique style of both rural and urban American music, heritage, and experiences."

He's set to tour the US and internationally this year. Don't miss your chance to see Charley's unique show in the historic Statler Ballroom! Get Tickets.