Weekend Update June 14th - June 17th

Oh Denton, it is HOT. Another Summer weekend creeping into what feels like the 100’s leave us seeking cool shade and icey drinks, air conditioning and pool hopping. No matter your fancy, Denton has something for everyone this weekend. Gothic balls, drag shows, art shows, anniversary celebrations, and puppet making. Check it all out in our latest weekend update!

Thursday, June 14th

Maestro Maya, Sad Palomino, Orenda

Backyard on Bell

Enjoy the groovy sounds of locals Maestro Maya, Sad Palomino from Arkansas, and Orenda from Dallas and roll into the weekend. This is a free all-ages show, so grab a drink, a pizza to share with friends, and enjoy some music in the backyard.  


Andy’s Bar

It’s another Thursday night which means another fabulous Glitterbomb production at Andy’s Bar. This week's show is inspired by the stars and our signs, with a line up of performers sure to impress and an opening show with Denton lovely Lorelei K and a dance party afterward with DJ Gay. Admission is $5 before 8 or $7 after 8.

Friday, June 15th

Gothic Ball

Abbey Underground

Looking for something a little different? Check out the Industrial Knight Gothic Ball this Friday night at the Abbey Underground. Come dressed in your finest black attire. Music for you to move to provided by JDOUBLES and DJ KNIGHT. Don’t be late! The Ball begins at 9 p.m. and goes til 2 a.m.


Saturday, June 16th

Harvest Day & Father's Day Market

Denton Community Market

The annual Harvest Day is upon us and with Father’s Day sneaking up on us this Sunday the market is also the perfect opportunity to pick something up local and crafty for Dad! A celebration of the Agriculture producers in Denton that bring their goods to the market, you can also pick up something for your fur baby, enjoy live music from local artists, grab breakfast from one of the food trucks.

Milpa's 10th Birthday Bash!

Milpa Kitchen & Cantina

The happiest of birthdays to our dear friends at Milpa! Celebrate their 10th Anniversary with a delicious cake from Candy Haven, a mariachi band, bounce houses and pinatas for the kiddos! There will be drink and food specials, live music, and more! The festivities kick off at 11 a.m.

Happy Hour Puppetry Workshop w/ Spiderweb Salon

Dan's Silverleaf

This all-ages event is a great activity for the kiddos and your own inner child. What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than in the cool AC of Dan’s Silverleaf, crafting curious hand puppets and learning the art of performance! Bring any extra craft supplies you have around the house that can help in your puppets creation, and there is a small $5 cover that goes toward supporting the amazing Spiderweb Salon!


Anatomica Botanica Art Show

Dan's Silverleaf

Pegasus Brewing is sponsoring a fantastic art and music event at The Bearded Monk featuring the works of Morgan Hanneken and Scott Milford, amid other Denton and DFW artists. It’s an all-night event, that kicks off at 6 p.m. You can grab dinner over at Austin St and then drink your dessert over at the Monk!

Sunday, June 17th


J&J’s Pizza on the Square

This afternoon festivity takes over the basement of J&J’s and is packed full of more activities that I can fit in my word count. From spoken word to burlesque, this celebration is for all things sci-fi, fantasy, and strange so get weird and come take part in another fantastic Spiderweb Salon event!

Raise the Woof! I Am Dog Rescue Fundraising Event

Denton County Brewing Company

Pizza, beer, and PUPPIES?!?! This event will have plenty of opportunities to support local rescues and shelters including a silent auction. It’s the tri-fecta y’all. The event goes from noon to 6 p.m.

New Lingo, Catbamboo, Den Mother and more

Killer’s Tacos

A wide range of tunes is taking over the backyard stage at Killer’s Tacos this Sunday evening. With bands from Missouri to Louisiana to New Mexico, this 6 set line up is a hell of a way to wrap up your weekend. Rock out with a cold beer and taco in hand of course.  


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