Weekend Update: June 7 – June 10
Just like that, we are through the first week of June and heading into the second weekend of the month. It’s getting hotter, those pools are open, and there are plenty of indoor as well as outdoor activities to keep you cool. There are also plenty of weekly events like karaoke at DCBC and Glitterbomb at Andy’s. Bonus! It’s Grand Week Opening TWO at Armadillo Ale Works.
Thursday, June 7
The Rudra Center
Ryan Taylor will be holding this Drum & Reiki workshop at The Rudra Center where participants will learn about the healing effects of drumming and the transformative practice of Reiki. Connect to a deeper part of yourself in this enlightening workshop that, according to the event, “may be what you have been searching for.” The workshop is Thursday evening from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Ready to dance your way into Friday? The Adam Levowitz Rock Orchestra will have you moving and grooving while also featuring UNT College of Music students. Scoop up your tickets now, and don’t even bother putting your butt in a chair. You’ll be on your feet before you can even sit down.
Friday, June 8
College of Music Building: MU 282
The University of North Texas has some pretty talented and highly respected alumni. Joining the College of Music Jazz Studies Program for a Q&A this Friday from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Main Music Building Room (MU 282) is bandleader Michael League of Snarky Puppy.
Backyard on Bell
It’s going to be a folkin’ good weekend at Backyard on Bell, starting off Friday night with local favorites Levi Cobb & the Big Smoke, Matt Grigsby, and Edgar Darby. The venue is all ages and the cover is $7 for a night of tunes.
Saturday, June 9
From 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. you can listen to tunes on both levels of Andy’s Bar feature a wide range of local talent, all for just $8. Grab yourself a beer and one of those delicious waffles and move to the sounds of some of Denton’s amazing performers.
The Bearded Monk
Colton Jones has curated the Mutual Love Comedy Show this Saturday evening at The Monk! Six stellar comedians that deserve your $5 suggested donation. Grab a beer, enjoy the AC, and get in some laughs in-between hitting up other venues around town. Comedy starts at 8:30 p.m.
Three extremely talented composers that will blow your flip-flops off with their impeccable skill. If you are looking for a more low-key Saturday evening or even a unique date night, check out this lineup at Harvest House. The very affordable $2 cover gets you in the door; then grab a Moscow Mule from the bar and find a seat on their expansive patio. Show runs from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Backyard on Bell
Richard Gilbert and Isaac Hoskins bring some folk and Americana sounds to the backyard for your enjoyment. Kick back at a picnic table, grab dinner from the food trucks, and enjoy a relaxing evening with a couple of our favorite singer/songwriters.
Sunday June 10
Salty Lady Burlesque Brunch is BACK at Andy’s Bar this Sunday and they are ready to sweep you off your feet and into this sky with a MARVEL-themed production. General admission is $15 with VIP options available, refreshing mimosas, and of course a waffle menu of epic proportions. Grab your cape and be ready for the laughs. Show is from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Denton County Brewing Company
Rowdy Bee’s is hosting their first class at DCC, and the kickoff talk will cover proper recycling, sustainable shopping, and reducing plastic waste. Get some knowledge and then have a Sunday funday on the comfy couches while treatin' yo'self to some pizza from the Almost Famous Food Truck.
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