Twilight Tunes

Twilight Tunes is back
in May and june 2023!

Twilight Tunes Logo

The Denton Main Street Association is proud to present its 30th annual installment of our award-winning concert series in Downtown Denton.

Twilight Tunes will begin again on Thursday, May 4th from 6:30 - 8:00 PM. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. There are plenty of places around to grab a bite to-go from any of the great dining places around downtown. This year is all open seating, so arrive early to get a great spot!

In the event of rain or inclement weather on the day of the concert, we will use our social media and website to communicate any important updates relating to the events of that evening. DMSA is excited to keep the Tunes going for everyone to enjoy. We're continuing the trend of bringing you more local music and ask that you read the information carefully and come prepared. 

The 2023 schedule and band lineup has been updated, but more details will be announced soon. 

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May 4th

Sunday Wreckers

Bio: Putting a Texas twist on a variety of reimagined covers of popular tunes, Sunday Wreckers is an acoustic trip utilizing various instruments, including steel and nylon string acoustic guitars, twelve string, dobro, mandolin, and bouzouki as well as male and female vocals. Covering country, pop, and rock from various decades, Sunday Wrecks consists of Erik Herbst, Jill Herbst, and Chis Peake.
Genre: Acoustic Trio Cover Band 
Website: N/A
Sponsor: TBD

May 11th


Bio: Fingerprints, the popular Dallas based sextet, is known as “one of the best kept music secrets in the South.” For many years standing room-only crowds have been lining up to hear the perfect blend of jazz and R&B by the Fingerprints musicians at venues and music festivals throughout the South and Southwest.
Genre: Smooth Jazz and Soul
Sponsor: Rebecca Jackson

May 18th

Suite Sensations

Bio: Suite Sensations is a four-piece band that formed with the idea of blending 3 musicians who love prog music and 1 pop rock songwriter. Formed in 2019, Suite Sensations has been playing in the DFW the last few years creating really fun shows, creative covers, and songs that poke fun of existing in this timeline. We mix jazz, piano rock, and a little prog licks to give the listeners something exciting to listen to.
Genre: Alternative Pop 
Sponsor: TBD

May 25th

Missing 3

Bio: A casual/crowd engaging band that plays a wide variety of music - classic to current rock like John Mayer, Stevie Ray, Beatles, Ben Harper, Tears for fears to The Black Keys.
Genre: Rock Cover band 
Sponsor: Darien Orr

June 1st

Flip and the Combined Effort

Bio: Flip and The Combined Effort are a 7-piece ska-punk / hip-hop band from Arlington, TX. They strive to combine their love of both ska-punk bands like Reel Big Fish and Streetlight Manifesto & hip-hop acts such as Lin-Manuel Miranda and Watsky, all while putting on a sincere, energetic, and heartfelt performance every chance they get. With a live show that includes folk dancing, sing alongs, and a frontman that can’t stand still, Flip always leaves people smiling ear to ear.
Genre: Ska 
Sponsor: TBD

June 8th

Lasting Effect

Bio: Lasting Effect is a pop punk / rock band from Rockwall, Texas that originated in the fall of 2010. They began by competing in various Battle of the Bands events at high schools and won various competitions in cities such as Rowlett, Rockwall, Royse City, and more. Shortly after, the band progressed into the Dallas scene where they started playing at well-known venues such as Poor David’s Pub, The Curtain Club, The Door, and the Prophet Bar. Lasting Effect has also performed at significant events and festivals such as Real Texas Festival, Wildflower Festival, Irving Texas Marathon, Neiman Marcus Christmas Event, and many more. Their goal with music is to connect with fans and create a memorable emotional experience for each listener.
Genre: Pop Punk / Rock with an early 2000s
Sponsor: TBD

June 15th

Ryan Glenn & The Honky Tonk Heat

Bio: Blending the best of Rockabilly, Texas Blues and Country, the Ryan Glenn Band offers a variety of musical styles presented with energy and precision. The band's original approach to classic music has landed them on stages all over Texas from Gruene Hall to the State Fair of Texas, where audiences are surprised to learn that this accomplished entertainer is merely 21 years old.
Genre: Rockabilly and Texas Blues/Country
Sponsor: TBD

June 21st

Special show for Make Music Day

More details to come...
Sponsor: TBD

June 22nd

Denton Tarantinos

Bio: Premier surf rockists dub mongering reverb batmen, nostalgia trigger-masters of the classic hook. From Denton, they have been featured at the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival and Denton Blues Festival.
Genre: Family Friendly Instrumental Surf Rock Band
Sponsor: TBD

June 29th


Bio: Influenced by the groovy and beautiful music from beloved Brazilian artists like Sergio Mendes, Ivan Lins, and Hermeto Pascoal, Brasuka's music is filled with exciting rhythms, deep harmonies, and lush vocals. They sing in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, carefully constructing each song and arrangement as a band.
Genre: Brazilian Fusion
Sponsor: TBD

Help us support local business

Get a meal-to-go from one of the many downtown eateries and enjoy it while you sit back and relax for an evening of live music outdoors.  Arrive early and do some shopping before you settle in for the concert. Thursday Twilight Tunes is the perfect way to kick off the weekend early and listen to some of the best local bands in the Denton area.


Twilight Tunes Sponsorship

Diamond ($1,500) Membership Level - your company gets a Gold membership benefits AND a Tunes Presenting level sponsorship.

Presenting ($1,250) Your company logo on all print, social media, website print ads, and the banner at the event, including the Running Boards Marketing digital truck display at each concert. Presenting sponsors can set up to promote or sell (no alcohol) at any concert with a booth. Your company gets your name recognition in announcements and each concert of the season.

($450) As a member, your business gets a table at one concert of your choice (date is selected at time of sponsorship commitment); you can sell (no alcohol) or promote from a booth/table at that event; your company gets listed on the website with a link to their website on the concert/ date you sponsor. You can also come out to introduce the sponsor at your sponsored concert and you can say a few words about your business.

Supporting ($100) - You and/or your business will receive an exclusive "I Support Downtown Denton" t-shirt and special thank you listing on the Twilight Tunes website page.

Weekly Ad Support (contact for pricing) - For business members only - if you would like to include your business as part of our KNTU radio ad program, please contact DMSA directly. 

Denton Main Street Association is a 501c6 non-profit organization.

2023 Supporting Sponsors for Twilight Tunes

Denton County Brewing Co.    •     Regenrus    •    Susie's Snacks    •    Jan Normile


Make a donation to TWILIGHT TUNES

Every dollar you invest goes back into our community, to help make Denton a great place to live and visit. When you donate to Twilight Tunes and DMSA, your dollars directly impact local artists, musicians, sound engineers, and our amazing Downtown Denton community.  Please consider becoming of what makes our city great by Contacting Us for Volunteer opportunities.

Denton Main Street Association is a 501c6 non-profit organization.

Twilight Tunes Donation

Twilight Tunes Recap Spring 2018

Special Thanks to Tammi Paul for some of the photography in our recap video.

Presenting LEVEL SPONSORS 2022

PARKING UPDATE for Tunes parking: 

The former City lot at Mulberry Street behind 215 Hickory Street (the old DATCU Administration Bldg) is NO LONGER a public lot. Additional FREE public parking on the night of Twilight Tunes will be available at the NCTC downtown campus parking garage. Please enter the parking garage from the Mulberry Street side (behind the NCTC campus building), where you will be given a parking pass. Please enter BY 7 pm and the pass will expire at 11:59pm on the same night. For more downtown parking options, please check out this page

Important note regarding covid-19

Please note any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed while in attendance at the event. The Denton Main Street Association and its sponsors are not responsible for the health and safety of this event. We encourage you to follow the organizer’s safety policies, as well as local laws and restrictions.