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Free Outdoor Music Series - Denton Drive Live! - 2024 Lineup Announced

(Cue the drums…) Farmers Branch is excited to announce the 2024 Denton Drive Live schedule!

Experience fun, free, and fantastic live outdoor 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 13: British Invasion

    • The Elton Johns – An Epic Tribute to Elton John

    • Hard Nights Day – The Ultimate Beatles Tribute

  • May 11: Latin Night

    • Fusion Latina

    • Havana NRG

  • June 1: Cajun Night

    • Jean Pierre and the Zydeco Angels

    • Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band

  • July 13: Texas Blues and Rockabilly

    • Penny & the Flamethrowers – The Definitive Bryan Adams Tribute

    • Texas Bluesmen -Tribute to the Blues Brothers




Live outdoor Music on Saturday, April 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 April 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!



Live outdoor Music on Saturday, May 11: Latin Night


6:15 p.m. Fusion Latina

8:30 p.m. Havana NRG


Denton Drive Live proudly presents Fusion Latina and Havana NRG on May 11. Join us for a night of salsa.


Fusion Latina-Fusing Latin American dance styles with today’s Top 40 hit sounds, Fusion Latina has its roots buried deep in Cali, Columbia, the hometown of the band’s founder - Christian Valdés.  The salsa traditions of Colombia, Cuba, and Puerto Rico can all be heard and felt through the band’s vocals, rhythms, and instruments, and you’ll be on your feet in no time, partying right alongside this electrifying band!




Havana NRG - For 23 years, Havana NRG! has been the premier go-to show for those seeking the most diversity of any Latino bands in the Southwest!   NRG stands for the New Rhythm Generation, and no other band highlights so many styles in their live performances as these guys! 

Not only that, but Havana NRG! has managed to do what no other band in the DFW Metroplex has done, and that is maintain the longest running weekly residency at the same venue for over 20 years.     Through their decades long run at Gloria’s Addison, Havana NRG!  has performed for well over 1.5 million fans, including famous celebrities, VIPS and media – all of whom wait all week to catch the vibes and beats of this amazing band!


Live outdoor Music on Saturday, June 1: It's Cajun Night


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 1st 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.




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!"



Live outdoor Music on Saturday, July 13: Texas Blues and Rockabilly


6:15 p.m. Penny & the Flamethrowers

8:30 p.m. Texas Bluesmen-Tribute to the Blues Brothers


Get ready to move and groove to these two amazing bands take the stage.


Penny and the Flamethrowers Featuring the only band in north Texas fronted by a published 50s/60s style pinup model ... Penny Ruffles- trust us when we say she's a little naughty and a whole lot of nice!


Call it a marriage of the Stray Cats fed-rockabilly and Drive By Truckers inspired Alt-Country, but mostly it’s songs everyone knows, with a swingin’ beat and a bit of a modern edge. If you listen close, you might even hear an original tune sprinkled in from time to time




The Texas Bluesmen– A Tribute to Jake and Elwood Blues

In the spring of 2018, Paul Andrews (Jake) went on "A Mission" to form his vision of a tribute to The Blues Brothers for North Texas. As the proud owner of a Bluesmobile and a performer himself, it was the natural "next step."   He found "his brother Elwood" Justin Clark (a multi decade Elwood performer from the Legends show in Branson) who happened to have moved to North Texas.


It’s a sound, a look, and a vibe that’s guaranteed to keep you dancing in the aisles from the first song to the last, all while keeping the dream and legacy created by the late John Belushi & Dan Aykroyd alive and well.




Gates open at 5:45 p.m. with opening bands starting at 6:15 p.m., and headliners at 8:30 p.m. Each concert includes food trucks, beer and wine for purchase, and free activities such as Corn-Hole, Jenga, and other family games. The 2024 concert series will be located at the Farmers Branch Historical Park, with parking at 12300 Ford Rd. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and picnic if you'd like, but no outside alcohol is permitted.


And of course, admission is free!


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


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