Thursday nights in Downtown Denton

Published on: Mon, May 02, 2011

Summer Thursday nights fill downtown Denton with music during the Denton Main Street Association’s Twilight Tunes concert series.  Join the  FREE fun every Thursday evening from May through June.  Bring your friends and family, get a meal-to-go from one of the many downtown eateries, bring blankets and chairs, and enjoy an evening of great live music as the sun sets over downtown Denton.

The 2011 series offers an eclectic assortment of music for all listeners.  Thursday Twilight Tunes is the perfect way to kick off the weekend a little early and listen to some of the best local bands in the Denton area.  There is even a bouncehouse for the kids.  Concerts begin at 6:30 and end around 8 pm on the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn, 110 W. Hickory Street.bonnie_and_nick_norris_with_caption_w640

This is the 18th season for this long-standing tradition in historic downtown Denton.  Thursday Twilight Tunes is made possible through the generous sponsorships from the Denton Record-Chronicle, First United Bank, NORTHSTAR BANK, First State Bank, University of North Texas Athletics and Beth Marie’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain, with the support of the Greater Denton Arts Council, The Arts Guild of Denton, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The concert is held on the west side of the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn in May, and in June moves to the east side of the courthouse lawn.  The following is the concert schedule:

May 5 –  Burton Tyler & LoneStar Rage – Texas Country
May 12 –  Jeff Glover, Joe Pat Hennen, & Bryan Houser – Texas Singers/Songwriters
May 19 –  Guitar George Trio – Texas Blues
May 26 –  Andrew Tinker – Contemporary Rock
June 2 –  Miss Polly and Her Tiny Big Band – Interactive Musical Show for Kids and Adults
June 9 –  Bubba Hernandez y Los Super Vatos – Cumbia/Rockin’ Tex Mex/R&B
June 16 – Chris Watson – Texas Blues Rock
June 23 –  Baloney Moon – Eclectic Originals, Blues & Rock
June 30 –  Bonnie & Nick Norris Band – Country/Acoustic/Multi-Styles

For more information, please visit the website at www.dentonmainstreet.org  or call the event hotline at (940) 349-8529.

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