Weekend Update: May 17 - May 20

Graduation has passed, and as students have packed up and left for summer vacation Denton slowly becomes a summer ghost town. That’s not stopping anyone from filling up your calendar with lots of awesome. It’s a busy weekend Denton.There are so many events that will either keep you bouncing from place to place or making the hard decision to only pick a few to attend. As always, there is a little something for everyone.

Thursday, May 17th

Guy Clark Tribute

Dan’s Silverleaf

Grammy Award Winner Guy Clark left this world in 2016 but his great legacy lives on. A very talented line up of Denton artist will be paying tribute to his perfect blend of poetry and wit at Dan’s Silverleaf. Cover is $10 and proceeds benefit DMAC.


FWB Adult Unbirthday Party

Lucky Lous

Friends with Benefits Denton is wishing YOU a Happy Unbirthday with a party to raise money to help the kiddos at Cumberlands Children Hospital celebrate their birthdays and have the most memorable birthday possible. $5 gets you a cupcake, a hotdog, AND you get to sign a birthday card! Live music, magic, and an Alice in Wonderland inspired costume contest.

Friday, May 18th

Denton's Planned Parenthood Benefit Show

Backyard on Bell

Denton Stands with Planned Parenthood is hosting its Benefit Show at Backyard on Bell for the second year in a row! Come out and support Planned Parenthood with guest speakers, a stacked music line up, a silent auction, and a kid zone for the little ones!


Second Chance Prom w/ Rock n Roll Cannibals and Body English!

Andys Bar

Did your high school prom suck? Yeah mine too. I got dropped while swing dancing, and should have broken up with that guy then. Here’s a second chance to relive the night with people you actually like. Get fancy, get dancy, and get ready to make new prom memories at Andy’s Second Chance Prom.


SH/SV Album Release Show

The Abbey Underground

Super Hero/Super Villain have their album release show this Friday at Abbey Underground with a stacked line up that includes The Faps, Hen and the Cocks, and Puddin Taine! Get ready to rock out and make sure to score one of their cd’s with the money you save on paying a cover, cause this event is free!

Saturday, May 19th

One Year Anniversary Party!

Denton County Brewing Co

The staff of Denton County Brewing Company has won our palates and our hearts with their tasty brews and community values. They maintain a stacked calendar of events, and this is one you won’t want to miss as they celebrate their one year anniversary.

Expression - Art, Music, & Fashion

Studio E

Step into a full body experience of sights and sounds at Studio E. Live music accompanied by Visual art, fashion, plus art vendors, a silent auction, face painting and henna. Scoop that presale ticket and save money the day of.

Need For Speed

The Bearded Monk

Channel your inner child by racing your friends on Boulevard adult Tricycles with one of the other tasty brews waiting for you on the sideline. This event is actually a doubleheader, as MeatPaw Studios celebrates their 1 year anniversary!


I Am Man, I Am Monster Farewell show

Andy's Bar

I am Man, I am Monster is playing their last show with a stacked line up of some of Denton’s finest metal acts. DAM Awards Best Metal Act in February we’re sad to see them go, but wish each of them luck in their future endeavors.

Sunday, May 20th

Beer & Food Pairing with Komodo Loco

East Side

East Side is having another one of their famous beer and food pairings this Sunday, with the fellas from Komodo Loco. The past couple of these have sold out so make sure to save your seat now! Komodo Loco specializes in Japanese/Latin fusion, that all pairs perfectly well with sake, but with the expertise of Justin Bonnard you're sure to see some surprising beer pairings.

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