Confirmed: We are still on the courthouse lawn for #TwilightTunes tonight, June 2nd! See you at 6:30pm for some swamp blues from Guitar George Trio!
Twilight Tunes has been nominated by readers of the Denton Record-Chronicle and DentonRC.com in the Community Event category to advance to the 29th annual Best of Denton 2022 voting round. VOTE NOW for Twilight Tunes for Best Event in the Best of Denton contest!
Announcing Twilight Tunes Fall 2022 Season info coming soon!
May 5th location change
Due to heavy rains this week and expected overnight rain Wednesday, the May 5 Twilight Tunes concert will not be held outside on the lawn. The band will play at Steve’s Wine Bar, 111 Industrial St., and it will be live-streamed on Facebook Live from 6:30-8:00 pm via Steve’s Wine Bar or the DMSA Facebook pages. Open seats will be available inside Steves Wine bar until full.
A few reminders/rules for our indoor locations:
- No outside chairs allowed.
- No outside drinks are allowed.
- Food is allowed from other downtown restaurants inside.
Thank you for a great spring 2022 SERIES!
The Denton Main Street Association is proud to present the 29th annual installment of our award-winning concert series in Downtown Denton.
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. In the event of inclement weather on the day of a concert, please check this website or social media for updates in the early afternoon on any location changes/updates.
Twilight Tunes is a FREE concert that sets the tone for fun downtown every Thursday evening from 6:30 - 8 pm, April 28 to June 30 on the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Lawn and the Fall Season will be every Thursday in October at a new spot in downtown. More info coming soon!
The 2022 Fall schedule and band lineup will be announced soon. Look for the latest updates and a full list of shows on our Facebook Event Page in early September. This year is all open seating, so arrive early to get a great spot!
spring 2022 Lineup
The Spring 2022 season starts on Thursday, April 28th featuring “A Taste of Herb." Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, and grab a bite to go from any of the great dining places around downtown and settle on the lawn for the show. This year is all open seating, so arrive early to get a great spot! The music begins at 6:30 pm.
In the event of rain or inclement weather on the day of the event, we will use our social media and website to communicate any important updates relating to the events of that evening.
- April 28 - A Taste of Herb, Herb Alpert Tijuana Brass Tribute Band
Feature Sponsor: Denton Arts & Jazz Festival
- May 5 - Casaverde - Latin Jazz Ensemble
- May 12 - Missing 3 Band, Fun Classic Rock
Feature Sponsor: Mellow Mushroom
- May 19 - Holly & the Mystery Lights. Country
Feature Sponsor: Dan's Silverleaf
- May 26 - Fingerprints, Smooth Jazz/Soul
Feature Sponsor: NCTC Visual & Performing Arts Department
- June 2 - Guitar George Trio, Swamp Blues
- June 9 - Texas Blues Crew, Blues/Rock
Feature Sponsor: Wild Cactus Cantina
- June 16 - Sunny Disposition, Indie/Reggae/Pop Punk Rock
- June 21 - Tuesday night is a special Make Music Day Show. It begins at 6 pm with a performance by a local children's group followed by a musical puppet show by Coyote Music Studio at 6:30 pm, and then at 7:10 pm a Jazz trio assembled by TB Winds, The MacMetzger Trio, will close out the night.
Feature Sponsor: City of Denton Original Denton District MMD
- June 23 - Lovesick Mary, Blues Rock
- June 30 - Honin, Alternative Synth-Pop
Feature Sponsor: City of Denton Sustainability and Recycling
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.
SPONSOR TWILIGHT TUNES
Diamond ($1500) Membership Level - your company gets a Gold membership benefits AND a Tunes Presenting level sponsorship.
Presenting ($1250) 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.
Feature ($450) Your company 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) - Your business will be listed in a thank you listing on the Tunes website page and some mentions at a few concerts throughout the season.
Weekly Ad Support ($55) - Support Twilight Tunes and get a 30 second spot during our announcements for the week. Select this option and we will follow up with you to gether your information.
Denton Main Street Association is a 501c6 non-profit organization.
DMSA PLATINUM SPONSORS
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.