Weekend Update June 28 - July 1

Happy Weekend Dentonites! There are so many events it is out of control! We have your Guide to Pride Denton in addition to the Weekend Update, so make sure to plan out your weekend with all the things going on in mind. Today and the next three days are filled with so much awesome you might as well just plan on sleeping all day Monday. 


Thursday, June 28

Spiderweb Salon's Radio Poets LIVE!

Paschalls Bar

Catch some of your favorite performances from Brains of Paradise LIVE at Paschalls! There will also be a silent auction and bake sale to raise money for RAICES, an organization dedicated to helping families who have been separated at the border. MIngle with your Spiderweb Salon fam and make some new friends during the cocktail hour from 6 to 7 pm, and then find a seat and enjoy a wonderful lineup of spoken word performances.


Bishounen Beats Vol. 2

J&J’s Pizza on the Square

Bishounen and Beats is a night of Anime/Lo Fi Hip Hop brought to you by the Breakfast Boys. If you caught Vol. 1, don’t think you are seeing a replay. New producers are joining the lineup along with new anime mashups.  Don’t miss this night of film and music in the basement!


Friday, June 29

Claire Morales Album Release Show

Dan’s Silverleaf

The highly anticipated release of All That Wanting from Claire Morales is finally here, and the party is taking over Dan’s this Friday evening, with additional musical performances by Daniel Markham and Francine Thirteen. Come prepared to be glittered and for wave after wave of the mesmerizing music from Morales to wash over you. Make sure to scoop some merch, and get an All That Wanting vinyl!


For Now | Tour Kickoff

Andy’s Bar

For Now is kicking off their Summer Tour with a performance at Andy’s this Friday night, with additional musical performances by Leoncarlo Canlas, The Souris-Jordan Jazz Orchestra, and Juicy the Emissary. Doors are at 8:30 pm, and $5 gets you a night full of smooth sounds and good vibes.


Three Queens Tap Takeover and Drag Show!

Denton County Brewing Company

DAM Awarded 2018 Best Drag Queen, Kylee Fatale O’Hara, hosts a drag show at Denton County Brewing Company that coincides with their Queen of the Mist tap takeover. Not only can you take in some of Denton's finest Drag Queens, you can also grab a pint of Red Currant, Passion Fruit, and Mango Queen of the Mists from Martin House Brewing Company.


Saturday, June 30

We Denton Drag It with Violet Chachki

Backyard on Bell

This is going to be crazy y’all. Three local Drag Showcases, live music, aerobatics, Three the Hardway from NY, and the QUEEN herself, Violet Chachki, Season 7 winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race. Last year's event sold out, so make sure to scoop up your tickets now!


Ten Hands LIVE

Dan’s Silverleaf

Ten Hands is a rock/funk band from Denton, and you can recognize some familiar faces from the Paul Slavens show. Celebrate Half Christmas by shaking those hips in the cool AC of Dan's with a cold beer in hand!


Layzie Bone Live

Andy’s Bar

Y’all. This is Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs N Harmony. That has to be saying enough. The rescheduled show is upon us, brought to you by New Breed Ent, so make sure you get a ticket while you still can!


Sunday, July 1

Breakfast and Beats 1 year Anniversary

Backyard on Bell

Those Breakfast Boys are celebrating one year of their Sunday residency at Backyard on Bell, Breakfast and Beats. Grab a $2 mimosa, build your own breakfast pizza, and get ready for some Sunday Funday in the backyard! Promises of kiddie pools, super soakers, and water balloons, plus screen printing from Pint Services.

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Tiffany Johnson