Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2019

Showtime

Celebrating 50 years of Denton’s Longest-Running Theatre Company Stepping into the historic Campus Theater can feel a bit like walking into a different time and place. From the retro neon marquee to the freestanding box office, it’s easy to picture patrons from the 50s, hustling and bustling through downtown Denton on their way to a […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2019

Welcome to the Home of Happiness

“Great Scott!” Rolls of toilet paper sail through the air. But this is no Halloween prank — this chaotic scene is standard at Alamo Drafthouse’s monthly showing of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”. A famous sign at the beginning of the film reads “Denton: The Home of Happiness.” That sign is just […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

Keeping Denton Musical

A lawn of double basses, ukulele classes, Twilight Tunes and more mark first Denton Make Music Day No matter the time of day, you can catch buskers playing solo on the sidewalk (toss a dollar or three into their instrument cases), join the jam session on Saturday mornings on the Square; or have a glass […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

Twilight Tunes

Thanks to the Denton Main Street Association, you can now experience the music of Denton every Thursday. The Twilight Tunes series invites the best of the best to perform in a free show at the downtown Square every week. Grab your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy Denton’s brightest musical up-and-comers under the stars. […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

Cue Music

Arts & Jazz Gives the People What they Want for 39th Year Grab your friends, your hippest clothes and your coziest dancing shoes for the jazziest fest around. The 39th-annual Denton Arts & Jazz Festival will take place Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28 at Quakertown Park. The entertainment includes 3,000 musicians, artists and […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2018

A Very Merry #Dentoning

Think Norman Rockwell Christmas calendar or 1940s-era Saturday Evening Post cover. That’s downtown Denton during the holiday season. Denton’s 2018 holiday season opens Nov. 10-11 with Denton Main Street Association’s Holiday Open House. This is a chance to stay ahead of the crowds and shop downtown Denton for totally unique holiday décor and one-of-a kind […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2018

It’s Official: Denton is Music Friendly

It started with a tweet. “Congrats on the new job! You should check out Denton soon.” “How about next week?” came the quick response. Wendy Haun, Digital Marketing Coordinator on the Denton CVB team was ecstatic. “He says he’d like to visit Denton next week!” she shouted. High-fives and hoorahs all around, everyone began talking […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

DentonRadio.com: Tune In.

Boombachs – Aliennation Space gospel sounds like a futuristic genre from 2030, but it’s exactly how The BoomBachs are described and how they sound. The BoomBachs are a six-piece band that has successfully blended hip-hop, jazz and rock together. Once you press play to the album “AlienNation,” you’re immediately greeted by “Here We Are Now,” […]

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The Denton Arts & Jazz Festival attracts more than 3,000 musicians every year to the 7 stages that are dotted throughout Quakertown Park. Photo courtesy of the Denton Festival Foundation

Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Art & All That Jazz

A Glimpse into the origins of the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival The year is 1986. A troupe of dancers dressed in Egyptian costumes stand on a concrete stage. There is a crowd of people in front of them, parents eager to watch their children perform and festival-goers who are just interested in what is […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Three rounds with Thin Line

With the help of a few drinks, the minds behind Denton’s only documentary festival take us behind the scenes In front of us sits a photographer, a documentarian, and a seasoned festival booker. In front of them sits various beers and wines from across the world. It’s not often you can convince such different artists […]

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