Area music calendar


This calendar is updated regularly. To have your live music listed, send details including a contact telephone number for the venue, to MJFarmer.Music@gmail.com. The Herald Democrat recommends calling ahead for confirmation of performance, starting times, locations, and door rates.

Friday, Jan. 25

In10City — 9:30 p.m., Gilley’s, Choctaw Casino, Durant/Calera, Okla., 580-931-8340

The Bulllwinkles — 9 p.m., Parrot Bar, Choctaw Casino, Durant/Calera, Okla., 580-931-8340

Merrol Ray & The Regulators — The River Bar & Grill, Choctaw Casino, Grant, Okla., 580-326-8397

Robert Payne — 6 p.m., Roma Italian Restaurant, Durant, Okla., 580-931-9961

Southern Cross — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels, Texas, Denison, 903-464-9119

121 North — (Singer Wade Kilgore’s last show) Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, 903-464-0665

Texoma Highway Band — VFW Post 62, Denison, 903-463-2748

Chris & the Roughnecks — 8 p.m., Cutter’s C&W Club, Denison, 903-464-9909

Sons of Fathers — Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, 903-464-0665

The Dirty Pesos, The Tyler Rogers Band — 8 p.m., Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Broken Code — 9 p.m., Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Stone Rosevelt — 9 p.m., Three Brothers Grill & Bar, Plano, Texas, 972-712-8308

Six Market Blvd., Jeremy Steding — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Wayne “The Train” Hancock — Dan’s Silver Leaf, Denton, Texas

Blues Fest, KNON — Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch — Main Stage Live, Dallas, Texas

The O’s, Mike & The Moonpies — Double Wide, Dallas, Texas

The Lost Pines, The Carper Family — 8 p.m., Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, Dallas, 214-363-0044

Matt Dunn — 8:30 p.m., Town & Country Cigar, Euless, Texas

Dave Thomas — 7 p.m., Hard Eight BBQ, Coppell, Texas, 972-471-5462

Brian Burns — 7:30 p.m., Black Diamond Smokehouse, North Richland Hills, Texas

Randy Brown Show — 9 p.m., Pearl’s Dance Hall, Stockyards, Fort Worth, 817-624-2800

Professor D — 9 p.m., Rodeo Roadhouse, Stockyards, Fort Worth

Lee Brice — Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117

Jacob Deal Band — 9 p.m., Happy Armadillo, Fort Worth, Texas, (817) 293- 1402

Thom Shepherd — Redneck’s Drafthouse, Midland, Texas

Reckless Kelly, Micky & the Motorcars — Texas Music Theater, San Marcos, 512-667-7216

Carolyn Wonderland — 9:30 p.m., Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Blacktop Outlaw — Colton’s Cay, Vinton, La., (409) 886-9042

George Strait, Martina McBride — Energy Solutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Chance Cody & Spur 503 — 9:30 p.m., Gilley’s/Durant, Choctaw, Calera/Durant, Okla., 580-931-8340

The Bullwinkles — 9 p.m., Parrot Bar, Choctaw Casino, Durant/Calera, Okla., 580-931-8340

Professor D — Winstar Casino, Thackerville, Okla.

Jeremy Phifer — Lacey’s Bar, Kingston, Okla.

Gary Simpson band — Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, 903-464-0665

Merrol Ray & the Regulators — Kiotee Club, Denison, 903-464-0555

Chris & The Roughnecks — 8 p.m., Cutter’s C&W Club, Denison, 903-464-9909

Wendy & The Boys — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels, Texas, Denison, 903-464-9119

Chase Sanford & Swamp Rat Jackson — One Eyed Jack Saloon, Whitewright, 903-364-2200

Shades of Bluegrass, Nickelville Road — 7:30 p.m., Lake Bonham Hoe-Down, Bonham, 903-583-4731

Randy Brown — Marc Thompson Chili Cookoff, Pottsboro, Texas

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch — ShedStock house concert series, reservations recommended, Sherman, 903-821-4086

Whitney O”Neil — North Rig Grill, Denison, 903-464-9999

Gary Simpson — Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, 903-464-0665

Hartley Hall & The Bonafide Accompaniment — TF Downstairs, Celina, Texas, 972-388-7645

Max Stalling — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Prophets & Outlaws — The Grotto, Louisiana St., McKinney

Buzz Andrews Band — 9 p.m., Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Exit 51 — 9:30 p.m., Conway’s, Fairview/Allen, Texas

Cody Riley — 9 p.m., Two Brothers Grill & Bar, Plano, Texas, 972-712-8308

Mark David Manders, Jason Horne— 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Blues Fest, KNON — Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

Terry Allen, Carrie Rodriguez — Kessler Theater, Dallas/Oak Cliff, Texas, 214-484-1217

Vince Lujan Project — 9:30 p.m., Barley House, Dallas

Rhythm n Roses — Thai Star Restaurant , Addison, Texas

Dusty Smirl Band — 9:30 p.m., Daddy Os, Lewisville, Texas

Backseat Molly — Drunken Mule, Texas

Miller Row — East Fork, Yantis, Texas

Johnny Cooper — Cuttin’ Horse Bar & Grill, Weatherford, Texas

Drive-By Truckers — Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117

Randy Brown, Brian Burns — All day, Marc Thompson’s Chili Cook-Off, Pottsboro, Texas, 903-271-3068

Tommy Alverson — 9 p.m., Texas Music Showdown, White Elephant Saloon, Fort Worth

James Dunning, James and Stan Crawford songswap — 9 p.m., Oui Lounge, Fort Worth

Backseat Molly — Drunken Mule, Commerce, Texas

Dave Thomas — 7 p.m., Hard Eight BBQ, Coppell, Texas, 972-471-5462

Heather Roberts Band — 9 p.m., Chance’s Night Club, Cleburne, Texas

Blacktop Outlaw — Half Moon, Tyler, Texas, 903-534-1884

George Ensle, Michael Prysock — In The Music Room, Waxahachie, Texas

Black Dutch Sioux —9:30 p. m., The Wooden Nickel, Ennis, Texas

Brad Hulsey Band — 6 p.m., Grady’s Line Camp Steak House, Toler, Texas

6 Market Blvd., and more — 9:15 p.m., Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Sunday, Jan. 27

Rusty Wier Contest — 4 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Blues Fest, KNON — Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

TripppleShot hosts open mic/jam — 3 p.m., Swingin’ Doors Saloon, Terrell, Texas

Monday, Jan. 28

Mark David Manders hosts songwriters — 7:30 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Dan Dennis — P.D.’s Place, Gainesville, 940-668-6659

Big Gus & Swampadelic — 7 P.m., Free Man’s Café, Dallas, Texas, 214-377-9893

Hayes Carll, Adam Carroll, Jon Evans, and more — 9:30 p.m., Cheatham

Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Jenna McDaniel — 7:30 p.m., Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Brad & Chad Purdom, Blake Burrow, Rob Donnelly — 7:30 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Cody Phifer hosts song swap — 9:30 p.m., The Depot, Paris, 903-783-9095

Songwriters Showcase — 7:30 p.m., Tavern on Main, Richardson, Texas

Whitney O’Neil hosts open mic — 7 p.m., Agave, Rockwall, Texas, 214-771-0423

Jes Spires and Justin Pickard host open mic — 10 p.m., O’Riley’s, Forest Lane, Dallas

Randy Brown, Matt Hillyer — 7:30 p.m., Railhead BBQ Smoke House, Willow Park/Fort Worth, 817-441-2525

Ed Jurdi & Gordi Quest, also Band of Heayhrnd— 9:15 p.m., Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Fond Kiser y Los Kickers and Brimstone — 7 p.m., War Horse, West 5th, Austin, Texas

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Blacktop Outlaw acoustic — Kiotee Club, Denison, 903-464-0555

RJV & Bebv’s Lickskillet Revue — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Ramblin’ Fever — 12:30-3 p.m., Seniors Dance, Sherman Municipal Ballroom, Sherman

Phillip Wildman’s pickin circle — 6 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Denison

Grateful Fred and Captain Bill — The Office, Denison, 903-465-8749

Open jam - 7 p.m., Bumper Club, Sherman 903-893-3537

Open mic - 8 p.m., Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney

Southern Flight — 7-9 p.m., El Ranchito, Dallas, 214-946-4238

Matt Dunn — 10 p.m., Ringo’s Pub, Plano, Texas

Open mic — 8:30p.m.-ish, Boots & Saddle , Nevada, Texas

Country Jam Radio Show with special guest — Love & War in Texas, Grapevine

Zane Williams, Josh Grider, Matt Caldwell, Troubadour Texas Tour— 8 p.m., The Lone Star Bar, Midland, Texas, 432-218-6935

Kent Finlay’s songwriters circle — 9 p.m., Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Thursday, Jan. 31

Ray Price and Mel Tillis — 7 p.m., CenterStage, Choctaw Casino, Durant/Calera, Okla., 580-931-8340

Randy Brown — 7-8 p.m., K95.5 Texas Talks, The River Bar & Grill, Choctaw Casino, Grant, Okla., 580-326-8397

Paula Nelson Band — One Eyed Jack’s Saloon, Whitewright, Texas

Rob Baird — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Cole Risner — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Freddie Lee Spears & Friends — 7 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Denison, Texas, 903-464-9119

Chad Purdom hosts open mic — 8-11 p.m., The Loft (107 W. Grand), Whitewright, 903-364-3414

Dan Dennis hosting songwriters — 8 p.m., Tony’s Tavern, Muenster, Texas

Joseph Wayne Miller — TF Downstairs, Celina, Texas, 972-388-7645

Jeff Hopson hosts open mic — Dawgs n Hawgs, McKinney, 972-542-9640 (call to confirm)

121 North — Concrete Cowboy, 2512 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, Texas

Danny Dillon, Justin Grant, Chad McBride — Candi’s Texas Country Corner, Whiskey Girl, Fort Worth

Matt Caldwell, Josh Grider, Zane Williams, Troubadour Texas Tour — 8 p.m., Lucky Mule Saloon, Abilene, Texas, 325-232-8561

Bri Bagwell, and more — 9:30 p.m., Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Bill McNeal and Nancy Scott — 7 p.m., Wildflower Terrace, Austin, Texas

Plan ahead

Saturday, March 9

KHYI’s Texas Music Revolution — 1:30 p.m., til late, Dirty River Boys, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Turnpike Troubadours, Chris Knight,

2012 Shiner Rising Stars The Bigsbys, John David Kent, Zane Williams, The Os, The Will Callers, Uncle Lucius, and more to be announced, Southfork Ranch, Wylie/Parker, Texas, KHYI.com

Saturday, March 30

Po Boys Picnic — Cody Shaw & The Rhythm Boys and more, Savoy, Texas

MARY JANE FARMER is the owner/editor/photographer of SceneInTown.com, and can be reached at MaryJane@SceneInTown.com.