With a town as musical as ours, you never have to look far for a great artist or band.

In fact, there’s often tunes around every corner. From free lawn concerts to evenings of wine and jazz, here’s where you can find some terrific music without worrying about pricey tickets or a cover charge.

Twilight Tunes (Thursdays through June, free admission)

Like music? Like FREE music? Thursdays through June feature a FREE concert on the Square, with music stylings ranging from country, pop, blues and alternative on the marquee.
Twilight Tunes: Courthouse Lawn, 110 W Hickory, dentonmsa.org

Live Jazz at Steve’s Wine Bar (Tuesdays-Fridays at 8 p.m., $5 cover charge)

See the new layout of Steve’s Wine Bar in their spot on Industrial Street! Live jazz plays Tuesday through Friday nights, with a $5 cover charge at the door.
Steve’s Wine Bar: 111 Industrial St, 940.384.9463, steveswinebar.com

Live Jazz at Wine Squared (Tuesdays at 7 p.m., free admission)

Relax with a glass of wine and some tunes by various local musicians.
Wine Squared: 110 W Oak St, 940.384.9463, winetimeswine.com

Live Jazz at Paschall Bar (Sundays at 9 p.m., free admission)

Class things up every Sunday night with a delicious handmade cocktail and smooth jazz from the Mike Luzecky Trio. Half the fun of Paschall Bar is finding the speak-easy style spot, which is up the second staircase above Andy’s Bar
Paschall Bar: 112 N Locust St, 940.312.8985

Live Jazz at the Greenhouse (Mondays at 10 p.m., free admission)

Cocktails will be pouring on Monday nights with the live jazz at the Greenhouse.
The Greenhouse: 600 N Locust St, 940.484.1349, greenhouserestaurantdenton.com

Open Mics and Karaoke Nights

Want to try your hand at it yourself? Check out these weekly Open Mics, Karaoke sessions and vinyl nights! While some are open to all ages, some of the trivia nights may be restricted to 21-and-up.
Open Mics: LSA Burger (Mondays at 7 p.m.), Comedy Open Mic at Wine Squared (Mondays at 7 p.m.), Comedy Open Mic at Killer’s Tacos (Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.)
Karaoke: Denton County Brewing Company (Thursdays at 8 p.m.), The Loophole (Thursdays at 9 p.m.)
Vinyl nights: BYOV Night at Wine Squared (Wednesdays at 7 p.m.), Turntable Tuesdays at Denton County Brewing Company (Tuesdays at 7 p.m.)

With revolving lineups, downtown Denton’s scene has music venues for most genres. Go to the calendar at discoverdenton.com to see the latest bands making their way through Denton and see our listing of music venues. NOTE: Not all shows may be free or open to all ages. Please consult with the music venue for specifics.

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