Category Archives: Entertainment

The Persuasions play the Uptown Theater

©Bob Fitch – 2017

The Persuasions, a legendary 60s acapella group from Brooklyn, brought its “Good Times Tour” to the historic Uptown Theater Thursday night as part of the Uptown’s Presenting Series.

Tailgate Competition July 30 at Loyd Park

Join Loyd Park for our first ever Tailgate Competition. We are looking for the biggest meat grilling, corn hole playing, Texas Ranger-supporting, tailgate-having sports fans to compete in this inaugural competition.

“All Shook Up” featuring the songs of Elvis Presley opens June 16 at the Uptown Theater

©Bob Fitch – 2017

The story is all new, the hits are all Elvis, the Grand Prairie Arts Council’s (GPAC) production of the hit musical All Shook Up opens Friday, June 16 at the historic Uptown Theater.

Josh Abbott Band to open the 2017 Lone Star Music Series at Lone Star Park on June 16

The 2017 Lone Star Music Series at Lone Star Park will kick off on June 16 with a performance by Josh Abbott Band. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. The concert will begin immediately following the last live race.