Denton Main Street Association presents its award-winning concert series in downtown Denton starting April 23rd this year. The concert event sets the tone for fun downtown every Thursday beginning Thursday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. and will run every Thursday evening through July 2nd, with a bonus concert on Saturday, July 4th in the morning immediately following the 4th of July parade through downtown Denton.
Join the fun on Thursday evenings on the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn, 110 W. Hickory Street from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The concert is held on the west side of the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn, alternating between the east and the west side during the season. Admission is FREE. (Please note, the July 4th concert is a mid-morning concert and not an evening concert).
Bring your friends and family, get a meal-to-go from one of the many downtown eateries, bring a blanket or chairs, and enjoy an evening of great live music as the sun sets over downtown Denton. The 2015 series offers an eclectic assortment of music for all listeners. Thursday Twilight Tunes is the perfect way to kick off the weekend early and listen to some of the best local bands in the Denton area.
This is the 22nd season for this long-standing tradition in historic downtown Denton. Below is the concert schedule, with April 23rd through July 2nd concerts set for 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.. *The July 4th concert will follow the 4th of July Parade and begin approximately 10 a.m..
April 23- Lone Star Attitude – Country (East side of lawn)
April 30 – Woody’s Rampage – New Orleans style Rock/Blues (East side of lawn)
May 7 – The Holler Time – Americana (West side of lawn)
May 14 – Chris Watson – Southern Soul (Sweetwater Grill and Tavern)
May 21 – A Taste of Herb – Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Tribute Band (West side of lawn)
May 28 – The Poor Kings – Singer Songwrite/Pop (West side of lawn)
June 4 – The Bird Dogs – Country (East side of lawn)
June 11 - The Raised Right Men – Classic Country (East side of lawn)
June 18 – Maylee Thomas – Blues/Rock (East side of lawn)
June 25 – Bonnie & Nick Norris Band – Country/Acoustic/Multi-Styles (East side of lawn)
July 2 – BoomBachs – Hip Hop (East side of lawn)
July 4 *10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. JR Byrd – Pop/Funk (West side of lawn)
The 22nd annual Twilight Tunes is presented by the Denton Main Street Association with Presenting Sponsors: Denton Record-Chronicle, First United Bank, Northstar Bank, Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain, First State Bank, North Texas Athletics, Texas Woman’s University and the support of Greater Denton Arts Council, The Arts Guild of Denton, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Feature sponsors for the concert series include: The Abbey Inn, Beth Marie’s Ice Cream, Cartwright’s Ranch House, Dan’s Silver Leaf, East Side Social Club, Denton Community Theatre, Jupiter House, LSA Burger Co., Mellow Mushroom, More Fun Comics & Games, Paschall’s Bar, and Sweetwater Grill & Tavern.
For more information and a complete schedule of activities each week, please visit the website at www.dentonmainstreet.org. Event takes place rain or shine. Please check the website or Facebook page Downtown Denton – Denton Main Street Association, for any schedule and other event details, including changes to location due to rain or inclement weather. A sign will also be placed on the lawn to notify of the move to the rain location for that evening.