Twilight Tunes Kicks Off 24th Season April 20th

Twilight Tunes bands entertain crowds of all ages every year.  Photo by Tammi Paul.

Twilight Tunes bands entertain crowds of all ages every year.  Photo by Tammi Paul.

Denton Main Street Association presents its award-winning concert series, Twilight Tunes, in downtown Denton starting April 20th  this year.  Tunes sets the tone for fun downtown every Thursday beginning April 20th  from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. and will run every Thursday evening through June 29th.  The concert series kicks off during the Thin Line Film Fest in downtown Denton this year.

Join the fun on Thursday evenings at 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 Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn, alternating between the east and the west side during the season.  Admission is FREE.  See the schedule of bands each week below.

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 2017 series offers an assortment of music genres for all listeners.  Thursday Twilight Tunes is the perfect way to kick off the weekend early and listen to some of the best bands in the Denton area. 

This is the 24th season for this long-standing tradition in historic downtown Denton.  The 24th annual Twilight Tunes is presented by the Denton Main Street Association with Presenting Sponsors:  Denton Record-Chronicle, First United Bank, GSATi, Swash Labs, Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain, First State Bank, LSA Burger Company, North Texas Athletics, and Texas Woman’s University.  Thank you to the Feature Sponsors listed above and to supporting sponsors More Fun Comics & Games and Jack Bell Properties. 

*April 20   The Monkberries, Beatles Covers/Originals                                                          

Feature Sponsor: Mellow Mushroom

 April 27    Jeff Glover, Joe Pat Hennen, Brian Houser Singers/Songwriters                        

Feature Sponsor: TakeastandforChildrenTexaswith VERUS                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

May 4        El Nuevo Mi Son, Mambo/Cumbia/Merengue/Cuban Son                                            

Feature Sponsor: Barley & Board

 *May 11     Uver, Pop/Rock                                                                                                      

Feature Sponsor: Agua Dulce/ Chestnut Tree Tea Room & Bistro

 *May 18      Little Elmo & the Mambo Kings, Jump Blues/Boogie Woogie/Swing                           

Feature Sponsor: East Side Denton

 *May 25      A Taste of Herb, Herb Alpert Tijuana Brass Tribute Band                                             

Feature Sponsor: Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain

 June 1        The BoomBachs, Hip Hop/Soul                                                                          

 Feature Sponsor: Denton Community Theatre

 June 8        Super Kings, Roots music with amplified harmonica                                                 

Feature Sponsor: The Bearded Monk

 June 15      Cliff Temple, 70’s & 80’s Rock                                                                            

Feature Sponsor: Cartwright’s Ranch House

 June 22      Crystal Yates, Americana Singer/Songwriter                                                    

Feature Sponsor: The Park

 June 29      Bonnie & Nick Norris, Country/Acoustic/Multi-Style                                        

Feature Sponsor: Paschall Bar

*Denotes concert will be held on the West side/Elm side of the courthouse lawn.  Others are on East/Locust side. 

Event takes place rain or shine. Please check the website, Facebook or Twitter for any schedule details and other updates, 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.

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