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Denton Drive Live 2023 Lineup Announced

(Cue the drums…) Farmers Branch is excited to announce the 2023 Denton Drive Live schedule!

Experience fun, free, and fantastic music in Farmers Branch, Texas at Denton Drive Live! Located in the heart of everything in DFW, this venue offers an amazing lineup of tribute bands and regional acts that are sure to have you rocking out all night long.



Get ready to experience:

  • April 15:

    • ZZ Tex

    • Seger System Bullet Boys – Ultimate Bob Seger Tribute

  • May 13:

    • The Elton Johns – An Epic Tribute to Elton John

    • Hard Nights Day – The Ultimate Beatles Tribute

  • June 10: (A special Denton Live Drive experience with more details to come!)

    • Jean Pierre and the Zydeco Angels

    • Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band

  • July 15:

    • Run to You – The Definitive Bryan Adams Tribute

    • Texan Fool – John Mellencamp Experience

Saturday, April 15:

6:15 p.m. ZZ Tex

8:30 p.m. Seger System Bullet Boys – Ultimate Bob Seger Tribute


On April 15 Denton Drive Live in Farmers Branch will feature two dynamic tribute bands -

First up, experience the explosive sound and spot-on look of that iconic Little Ol’ Band from Texas with ZZ Tex. Featuring an All-Star lineup of three seasoned musicians who have more than 25 years each in classic rock, they are called the "masters" at recreating the legendary look and sound of Billy, Dusty and Frank. From the live vocals to the long beards, the fuzzy guitars and even the cheap sunglasses, they bring it and pay an amazing tribute to one of Texas’ own.


Closing out the evening is the Seger System Bullet Boys – The Ultimate Bob Seger Tribute. This talented five-piece outfit honors Bob Seger's musical legacy with stunning accuracy and enthusiasm. From “Old Time Rock 'n' Roll” to “Night Moves” to “Turn the Page” and “Like a Rock,” you'll be taken on a musical journey through the history of one of America's most beloved rockers. With powerful renditions of both his classic and lesser-known tracks, this tribute is sure to delight Seger fans of all ages.


Saturday, May 13: “It's a British Invasion!”


6:15 p.m. The Elton Johns – An Epic Tribute to Elton John

8:30 p.m. Hard Nights Day – The Ultimate Beatles Tribute


Denton Drive Live is proud to present The Elton Johns – An Epic Tribute to Elton John and Hard Nights DayThe Ultimate Beatles Tribute on May 13.


The Elton Johns have quickly established themselves as one of the country’s best tributes to Sir Elton John and his illustrious and Hall of Fame career. This nine-piece ensemble captures the essence of the iconic singer-songwriter and brings the magic of Elton’s greatest hits to life. With incredible musicianship, stunning vocals, and incredible costumes, this show spans six decades of rock and pop anthems that have solidified John as one of the most influential and admired musicians of all time.



Hard Nights Day – The Ultimate Beatles Tribute is the state’s most definitive tribute to the legendary boys from Liverpool – in fact, HND has been at since 1994 and has performed for hundreds of thousands of fans! This talented group of musicians authentically recreates the sounds of the Fab Four, bringing a night of musical bliss to all fans of The Beatles. With years of experience and a deep understanding of the music, these guys know how to entertain - From “A Hard Day’s Night” to “Hey Jude,” “Come Together,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Let it Be,” they are sure to take you on a journey of nostalgia and good times!



Saturday, June 10:

6:15 p.m. Jean Pierre and the Zydeco Angels

8:30 p.m. Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band


Denton Drive Live! is bringing the spice and the “Who Dat” to Farmers Branch on June 10th with Jean Pierre and the Zydeco Angels followed by the blistering, Cajun-style accordion music of Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band.


Jean Pierre and the Zydeco Angels are a dynamic, high-energy Cajun band that will get you up and moving with their foot-stomping zydeco sound and groove. They may call Texas their home, but you’ll find yourself deep in Cajun country feeling the rhythm and beat as you sing and dance along to their sizzlin’ tunes.



But that’s not all! This isn’t just an amazing night of creole music, we’re also partnering up with Farmers Branch’s award-winning restaurant Roots Southern Kitchen for some creole cookin’ with a Crawfish Boil! (Make sure to get your tickets now for all-you-can-eat for this event. By the plate will be offered at the event first come, first serve!)


Meanwhile, all the way from Lafayette, Louisiana, Grammy award-winning Chubby Carrier brings his signature Cajun-style accordion music to the Branch for a night you won’t soon forget! With the backing of his Bayou Swamp Band, Chubby’s music will take you on a wild and gyrating ride through all the traditional Cajun and zydeco favorites – folks, it’s swamp boogie music like you’ve never heard, so bring yo’ dancin’ shoes and dancin’ grooves for this all-night party - "Laissez les bons temps rouler!"



Saturday, July 15:

6:15 p.m. Run to You – The Definitive Bryan Adams Tribute

8:30 p.m. Texan Fool – John Mellencamp Experience


Get ready to rock and roll as these two amazing bands take the stage and honor two of music’s biggest names.


Run to You – The Definitive Bryan Adams Tribute is a musical project that celebrates the memorable sound of the iconic Canadian rock singer-songwriter whose songs helped define a generation. From the rock radio staple “Summer of ‘69” to “Run To You,” “Cuts Like A Knife,” “Heaven” and “Everything I Do,” this group is dialed in and performs all of Adams’ chart-topping hits!



Texan Fool – The John Mellencamp Experience pays homage to the legendary Indiana-born and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. From his classic hits like “Small Town,” “Crumblin’ Down,” “Pink Houses,” “Jack & Diane,” “Hurts So Good,” and “Ain’t Even Done With The Night” to his more recent releases like “No Better Than This,” this band honors one of the most influential heartland rockers of our time. With a career that gave us 22 Top 40 hits, this will be a show that’s one singalong after another - Don’t miss out on a chance to hear these timeless anthems performed live!



Opening bands start at 6:15 p.m. and headliners at 8:30 p.m. And don’t forget there are lots of great foods and family fun included in the lineup, like one of our local favorites, Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex, and free activities such as Corn-Hole, Mulch Pit, Ring Toss, and other family games.


And of course, admission is free!


Visit dentondrivelive.com for the most up-to-date details and follow us on Facebook and Instagram at @DentonDriveLive!


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