Denton’s culture is ideal for supporting our moniker as a music mecca thanks to the intelligent and creative infusion of two universities, a thriving arts community, and a music scene that is making headlines around the world. Combine these essentials with downtown merchants catering to bustling shoppers whose love of art and music draw them to the heart of the city in the first place: Denton’s vibrant and historic Downtown Square.
If you’re looking for the hottest music scene in Texas, Denton’s got it: independent, original, organic, and energetic.
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Wassail Weekend meets Puerto Rico

When does the holiday season officially start? Is it the second the turkey hits room temperature? The moment Walmart’s doors open to throngs of Black Friday bargain hunters? The first shake of silver bells on the radio? For Denton, there’s no question that it’s the first Friday of December, marked by the Holiday Lighting Festival. […]

Published on: Tue, Oct 31, 2017

A Burger’s Best Friend

Little d joins the macro world of microbrews. Story and photo by Adam Schrader Denton Live: July-Dec 2014 What happens when you combine two UNT graduates—one an entrepreneur with a master’s in strategic management and another a history buff with a bachelor of arts in radio, television, video and film? Not much. But when you […]

Published on: Tue, Jul 01, 2014

The Seryn Sound

Known for a grassroots sound unique to Denton, with tones of modern-folk, indie, acoustic and electric, Seryn’s sound can be gentle and at other times downright thunderous. Formed in 2009, their freshman album This is Where We Are was named a top 50 album of 2011 by Paste Magazine. Fast forward three years and Seryn’s avoided a sophomore slump by slow-roasting another batch of songs, including ballads […]

Published on: Tue, Jul 01, 2014

That’s “General” to You.

After a 10-year hiatus, the group is spreading the Denton gospel. By Morgan Gentry Denton Live July-Dec 2014 Best known for their timeless 2003 release, No Silver/No Gold, Baptist Generals lured their fans back after a decade-long hiatus with the folksy, raw sounds of Jackleg Devotional to the Heart. The local group is comprised of Chris Flemmons, Ryan Williams, Paul […]

Published on: Tue, Jul 01, 2014, local artists, singers, songwriters, musicians, bands, online radio station

#dentonradio tune in.

By Fey Sandoval & Lauren Frock Denton Live: July-Dec 2014 Snarky Puppy This Grammy-award winning combo originated in Denton and carries the city’s unique spirit everywhere they go. Make your first listen “Something,” Featuring Lalah Hathaway. It’s a fantastic fusion of jazz, funk and world sounds. Snarky Puppy is the perfect accompaniment to a social […]

Published on: Tue, Jul 01, 2014