March 25-29, 2020 | Denton, Texas, USA

Alex Souris Quintet

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 6:30PM / Sweetwater Grill and Tavern Born and raised in Denton, Texas, Alex Souris is a drummer, composer, and educator working in and around the Dallas music community. He studies jazz at the globally-recognized University of North Texas, where he was awarded a music scholarship and played in the…

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Kwinton Gray

Festival Date/Time/Location: Sunday, April 14 / 6PM / Harvest House The Kwinton Gray Project is a high-energy jazz fusion group that was assembled in the fall of 2015 by keyboardist Kwinton Gray. The Dallas-based group’s first album titled, ‘Leap of Faith’ is set to release in summer 2018. Dallas, TX https://www.facebook.com/kwintongray

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Pinkish Black

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 12:30AM / Andy’s Bar The early history of experimental duo PINKISH BLACK is as mournful and tumultuous as the band’s music. The Fort Worth, TX band originally formed in 2005 as a threepiece doom/jazz project known as The Great Tyrant, but The Great Tyrant never got the chance to…

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Johnston/Luzecky/Young

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 4:30PM / Sweetwater Grill and Tavern Noel Johnston M.M. “Jazz Guitar” (University of North Texas) B.M. “Studio/Jazz Guitar” (University of Southern California) After receiving a Bachelor of Music in Studio/Jazz Guitar from the University of Southern California, Noel moved back to Sydney, Australia where he grew up, and released…

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Jade Nickol

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 6PM / Mulberry Street Cantina Americana Singer/songwriter, Jade Nickol, grew up in a small lake town outside of Dallas, Texas.   Jade began her entertainment career when a music teacher noticed that she had “talent beyond her years.” Since that time, Jade has acted in various commercials, short films, industrials and…

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Mountain of Smoke

Festival Date/Time/Location: Friday, April 12 / 10:30PM / Andy’s Bar For a band that started as an excuse for a couple buddies to hang out, jam some sludge metal, and drink beer, Mountain of Smoke has released some comparatively highbrow music. In 2014, drummer PJ Costigan and bassist/vocalist Brooks Wilhoite released their self-titled album, a…

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Trees Marie

Festival Date/Time/Location: Wednesday, April / 9:30PM / Dan’s Silverleaf Trees Marie is the front-woman of Texan Native alternative-rock band, “Trees Marie and the Heavy Hearts.” A high energy singer-songwriter referencing alternative rock, country, and folk roots with focus on social issues, romance, and reflection of self. Dallas, Texas https://www.facebook.com/treesmariemusic/

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Miranda Kennedy

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 4PM / Mulberry Street Cantina Miranda Kennedy is a nomadic singer/songwriter currently based out of Denton, TX. She’s got a well-rounded, folky lullaby sound with genuine and heartfelt lyrics. Her biggest musical influences are Norah Jones, Regina Spektor and Bright Eyes. Denton, Texas https://www.facebook.com/OfficialMirandaKennedy/

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Rob Buttrum

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 8PM* / J&J’s Ol’ Dirty Basement 100% Tape Collage / Prepared Tape Composition Denton, Texas     *Note: The event will start at 8PM.

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Westway

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 8PM / Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Formed in 2018 in Denton, Texas,  originally under the alias “Attractive Today”, Westway consists of Vocalist/Rhythm Guitarist: Austin Arnold, Bassist: Caleb McCanlies, Drums: Tyler Tadlock and Lead Guitarist: Zach Thompson. Westway draws inspiration from sounds all across the realm of alt rock, with…

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Alex Souris Quintet

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 6:30PM / Sweetwater Grill and Tavern Born and raised in Denton, Texas, Alex Souris is a drummer, composer, and educator working in and around the Dallas music community. He studies jazz at the globally-recognized University of North Texas, where he was awarded a music scholarship and played in the…

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Alexandra Tayara

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 /3PM / Mulberry Street Cantina Alexandra Tayara is a singer-songwriter based out of Denton, TX.  Her body of work spans multiple genres ranging from the dark to the dreamy, inspired by indie folk, pop, and blues. She was trained classically as a mezzo-soprano, and transitioned into the folk/indie realm when she…

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Bastards Of Soul

Festival Date/Time/Location: Sunday, April 14 / 5PM / Harvest House Clinging unapologetically to a classic sound, and showcasing a smooth visual aesthetic to match, the Bastards Of Soul stormed thunderously on to the Dallas scene in the spring of 2016. Propelled by a veteran crew of local legends, and led by the raw soul power…

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Bill Hearne

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 9PM / Dan’s Silverleaf Bill Hearne calls it ‘The Road:’ that metaphorical ribbon of honky-tonks, roadhouses, empty whiskey glasses, prison cells and unrequited love lined with signposts and mile markers tattooed with names like Haggard, as in Merle, Williams, as in Hank, Owens, as in Buck and Lovett, as in…

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Carson McHone

Festival Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 11 / 11PM / Dan’s Silverleaf Years before Rolling Stone was praising Carson McHone’s rule-breaking roots music, the Austin, Texas native played weeknights in local bars like The White Horse, keeping dancers dancing and drinkers drinking. With her 21st birthday still in the distance, McHone entertained late-night crowds bearing witness to the…

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Claire Morales

Festival Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 11 / 10PM / Dan’s Silverleaf Claire Morales began performing when she was 13 years old, playing acoustic gigs at local coffee shops in North Texas. After singing in other acts throughout her teen years, she went on to form her own band in 2014, moving from acoustic to electric guitar and…

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Convoy and the Cattlemen

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 10:30PM / Andy’s Bar Convoy and the Cattlemen arose from the city of Arlington, TX, in the heat of the summer of 2010. The six member ensemble, influenced largely by the energy of rock and roll, professional wrestling, pork tacos, and lots and lots of beer, consists of fearless leader…

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Cosmico

Festival Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 11 / 9PM / Dan’s Silverleaf Started by brothers Greg and Jon Denn, and bassist Andrew Simmons, Cosmico is a story about acceptance and celebration. Having overcome a near-tragic motorcycle crash in 2015, Greg, the older of the brothers, gained a new perspective on life and identity, inspiring Cosmico’s music to be…

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Crisis Actor

Festival Date/Time/Location: Saturday, April 13 / 8PM* / J&J’s Ol’ Dirty Basement Harsh Industrial / Techno Jamz from TX.     *Note: The event will start at 8PM.

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