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.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

121n North — 11 a.m. on KTEN television, Denison.

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

Sean Franks acoustic — 9 p.m., Kiotee Club, Denison

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

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

The Band Perry — 9 p.m., WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Okla., 800-622-6317

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

Gary Kyle band — Fairview Down Under, Fairview, Texas

Girls Night Out with Aubrey Lynn England — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

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

Joe King Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

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

The Bigsbys, Uncle Lucius — 9 p.m., Electric Cowboy, Tyler, Texas, 903-592-8277

Dana Cooper — 2 p.m., Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, Texas

Tommy Alverson, Davin James — 8 p.m., Puffabelly’s, Old Town, Spring, Texas

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

Thomas Michael Riley — 6:30 p.m., Top of the Hill Resort &Y RV Park, Boerne, Texas

Corb Lund — 10 p.m., Hill Country BBQ, New York, N.Y.

Thursday, Nov. 15

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

Kevin Sims and Greg Menta host open mic — 10 p.m., The Office, Denison

Winter blues jam — 9 p.m., Paris Blues Society, Three Brothers Drafthouse, Sun Valley/Paris, Texas

Thom Shepherd — 7-8 p.m., live radio show, The River Bar, Choctaw, Grant, Okla.

Mark Sena hosts open mic — Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

121 North — FC Dallas River Club, Shepler’s Country Nights music series, Frisco, Texas

Susan Hickman — 9 p.m., One Eyed Jack, Whitewright, 903-364-2200

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

Scooter Brown — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Jeff Hopson hosts open mic — Dawgs n Hawgs, McKinney, 972-542-9640

Walton Stout — Fairview Down Under, Fairview, Texas

Matt Dunn hosts whiskey jam — The Garage, Denton, Texas

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

Joe King Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

121 North — 7:30 p.m., FC Dallas River Club, Frisco, Texas

J.D. Cobb Band — 5 p.m., Town East Ford, 18,411 LBHJ Freeway, Mesquite, Texas

Tim Platt & All That Is Beautiful — 8 p.m., Lola’s Sixth, West 6th St., Fort Worth

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — Hearts Helping for Holidays, Community Center, Bowie, Texas

The Bigsbys, The Departed — 8 p.m., The Barn Bar & Grill, Nacogdoches, Texas

Tommy Alverson, Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueroes, Drew Kennedy, and more — Stingaree, Crystal Beach, Texas

John David Kent, William Clark Green — Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas

Dana Cooper — 7 p.m., Badu House/Texas Music Thursdays, 601 Bessemer Ave., Llano, Texas

Thomas Michael Riley — 7 p.m., River City Grille, Marble Falls, Texas

Friday, Nov. 16

The Great Divide — 8 p.m., Choctaw Casino, CenterStage, Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Lynard Skynard, Hinder — 7 p.m., Choctaw Event Center, Durant, Okla.

Brandon Jenkins, Swamp Rat Jackson — 9:30 p.m., Gilley’s, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Strongwood — 9:30 p.m., Choctaw Casino, Parrot Bar, Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Bobby Connell — 6 p.m., Roma Italian Restaurant, Durant, Okla., 580-931-9961

Robert Thornton Kent — SoundMasters Studio, Atoka, Okla.

Dustin Perkins, Cody Shaw & The Rhythm Boys— Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, Texas

3 Drunk Monkeys — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Pool Road, Denison, 903-464-9119

Swift Justice — 8 p.m., Cutter’s C&W Club, Denison, 903-464-9909

Johnny Cooper — 9 p.m., Thunderbird Casino, Norman, Okla.

Ace Deuce — Three Brothers Drafthouse, Paris/Sun Valley, Texas, 903-982-7111

Stewart Mann & the Statesboro Review, also Ray Wylie Hubbard — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch — Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Tim Easton, The Spring Standards — Dan’s Silverleaf, Denton, Texas

Passing with Zeros — Fairview Down Under, Fairview, Texas

Rick Richards — 9 p.m., The Little O’s Patio Grill, Little Road, Arlington, Texas

Trouubaderos — 9 p.m., Grease Monkey, N. Mesquite, Arlington, Texas

The Damn Quails, Byron Dowd — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Greezy Wheels — Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

Bo Phillips, Joe King Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

Greg Reichel — Love & War in Texas, Grapevine, Texas, 972-724-5557

Sean McConnell— 10:30 p.m., Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117

Kevin Fowler — Silver Saloon, Terrell, Texas, 972-524-7111

Randy Brown Show — 8 p.m., The Mule Pub, Fort Worth, Texas

The Bigsbys — 8 p..m., Lago Del Pino, Tyler, Texas

Clint McClinton — The Cocky Rooster, Comfort, Texas

Dana Cooper — 8 p.m., Old Quarter Acoustic Café, Galveston, Texas George Ensle — 8:30 p.m., Anderson Fair, Houston, Texas

ShinyRibs — Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas

Steve Cormier — 7:30 p.m., New Mexico Heritage Project, aka Pete White’s Fiddle Shop, Communication & Journalism Building, Univ. of N.M. , 505-281-8201

Saturday, Nov. 17

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

Sabrina & Gypsybleu — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Pool Road, Denison, 903-464-9119

Aurora Bleu — 7:30 p.m., Rialto Theater, Denison

Mark Allan Davis Band — 8:30 p.m., North Rig Grill, Denison

Swift Justice — 8 p.m., Cutter’s C&W Club, Denison, 903-464-9909

Josh Abbott and Casey Donahew bands (sold out) — 8 p.m., Choctaw Casino, CenterStage, Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Strongwood — 9:30 p.m., Choctaw Casino, Parrot Bar, Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Will Hoge — 11:30 p.m., Gilley’s Choctaw Casino, Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Mark Shelton & The Greater Good — Stagecoach Lounge, Mead, Oklahoma, 580-931-9171

Gary Allen — 8 p.m., Casino Event Center, Thackerville, Okla. 800-622-6317

From The Heartland, Grass Notes — 7 p.m., bluegrass, Barn Thang, Collinsville, Texas, 903-429-6056

Midnight Drive — 10 p.m., One Eyed Jack, Whitewright, 903-364-2200

Melody Ranch Gospel Band — Chrystal Opry House, Melody Ranch, Tom Bean, 903-546-6893

David Grace — 9 p.m., Three Brothers Drafthouse, Paris/Sun Valley, Texas, 903-982-7111

Dustin Perkins — Buffalo Joe’s, Paris, Texas, 903-784-8899

Silvertones — Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band, Aubrey Lynn Engalnd — Southern Nights Dancehall, Muenster, Texas

Johnny D & the Back Road Drifters — 8 p.m., Lowbrows Beer & Wine Garden, Pilot Point, Texas, 940-686-3801

Jon Christopher Davis — 7 p.m., Rick’s Chophouse, downtown McKinney

Bubba Sparxxx, Chuck T — 8 p.m., Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Inside Out — Fairview Down Under, Fairview, Texas

Exit 51 — 9:15 p.m.-ish, Conway’s Sports Bar & Grill, Fairview, Texas

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

Al Stewart, Mark Wayne Glasmire — Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

Johnny Cooper, Joe King Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

Mark Gorman — Love & War in Texas, Grapevine, Texas, 972-724-5557

Phil Hamilton — Drunken Mule, Commerce, Texas, 903-886-3289

Jackson Eli — 9 p.m., Uncle Bruce’s, Sachse, Texas, 972-530-2860

Lyle Lovett — Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, Texas

Jason Elmore — Mambo’s Tapas Cantina, Forth Worth, Texas, 817-336-3124

Sammy Kershaw— 10:30 p.m., Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117

The Bigsbys — 6 p.m., FI Race Show, Lucky Lounge, Austin, Texas

Blackbird Sing — 9:30 p.m., Amps & Easles, Moses Rose’s hideout, San Antonio, Texas

John David Kent, Jon Wolfe — Floores Country Store, Helotes, Texas

Dana Cooper — 7 p.m., Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse, Huntsville, Texas

Sunday, Nov. 18

Lifetime Achievement Award Day, honoring Brett Dillon — 4 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Jason Elmore, Texas Slim Trio, more — 5 p.m., Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

Hares On The Mountain — 5 p.m., Dan’s Silverleaf, Denton, Texas

Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reward — Lola’s Saloon, Fort Worth, Texas

Scotty Thurman, Aubrey Lynn, Dempsey Pullen — Toys for Tots fundraiser, Filthy McNasty’s Saloon, Stockyards, Fort Worth

Randy Brown, Stoney LaRue — Rockett Cafe (Toy Run), Waxahachie, Texas

Thomas Michael Riley — 1 p.m., Luckenbach, Texas

Monday, Nov. 19

Matt Dunn hosts open mic — 9:30 p.m., The Garage, Denton, Texas (113 Avenue A)

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

Tuesday, Nov. 20

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

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

Rusty Wier contest — 7:30 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

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

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Johnny Lee — 8:30 p.m., Choctaw Casino, Gilley’s Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Stoney LaRue, Bo Phillips — Heritage Hall, Ardmore, Okla.

Stoney LaRue, Derek Harris & The 100 Bones Band — “after party” Two Frogs Grill, Ardmore, Oklahoma, 580-226-FROG

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

Ryan Littrell and Jason Andrews — Pre-Thanksgiving Day Party, One Eyed Jack, Whitewright, 903-364-2200

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

Aubrey Lynn England band — Fairview Down Under, Fairview, Texas

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

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

Randy Brown, Jamie Richards, and more — Rockin Rodeo, Denton, Texas, 940-565-6611

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

Aubrey Lynn England — Filthy McNasty’s, Fort Worth, 817-386-0170

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

Sean Franks Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

Eli Young— 10:30 p.m., Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117d

Randy Brown, Jamie Richards and more — Rockin Rodeo, Denton, Texas, 940-565-6611

Rich O’Toole — Electric Cowboy, Troup Highway, Tyler, Texas

Michelle Shocked’s Austin Roadworks 2012 — One World Theater, 7701 Bee Caves Road, Austin, Texas

Thursday, Nov. 22

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dan Dennis with Scotty Thurman— 8 p.m., Tony’s Tavern, Muenster, Texas

Jeff Hopson hosts open mic — Dawgs n Hawgs, McKinney, 972-542-9640

Mark Sena hosts open mic — Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Call for performer — One Eyed Jack, Whitewright, Texas, 903-364-2200

Sean Franks Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

Josh Abbott Band — 10:30 p.m., Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117

Friday, Nov. 23

Brent Frailicks Band — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Pool Road, Denison, 903-464-9119

SoMo— Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, Texas

The Band McGraw — Cutter’s C&W Club, Denison, 903-464-9909

The Bullwinkles — 9:30 p.m., The River Bar, Choctaw Casino, Grant, Okla.

Jamie Richards — 11:30 p.m., Gilley’s, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Oklahoma, 580-931-8340

Bobby Connell — 6 p.m., Roma Italian Restaurant, Durant, Okla., 580-931-9961

Quinten Hope — 9 p.m., Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Brandon Jenkins — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Brandon Bush — The Garage, Denton, Texas, 940-383-0045

Vegas Stars — Fairview Down Under, Fairview, Texas

Parker & 50 Peso Reward, Jason Horne— 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano

Emily Elbert — Opening Bell Coffee, Dallas

Once In A Blue Moon — Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

Phil Hamilton, Sean Franks Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

Hunter Hendrickson, Peter Black, and more — 7 p.m., The Kessler, W. Davis, Dallas/South Oak Cliff, Texas

Willie Nelson — Arlington Music Hall, Arlington, Texas

The Michael Williams Band — 7:30 p.m., Theater 166, Carrollton, Texas, 972-955-5790

Randy Rogers Band — Southern Junction, Royse City, Texas, 972-771-2418

Mystery Performer TBA— 10:30 p.m., Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — The Western Place, Burleson, Texas

Junior Brown — McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, Houston, Texas, 713-528-5999

John David Kent, Whiskey Myers — Firehouse Saloon, Houston, Texas

Johnny Cooper — 9 p.m., The Grizzly Rose, Denver, Colo.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Robby White, Oliver White, Sims &Friends, Saille Branch, maybe more — 8 p.m., Benefit for the Sean Lashley Foundation, Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, 903-464-0665

Blacktop Outlaw — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Pool Road, Denison, 903-464-9119

Local artists jam — 7:30 p.m., Rialto Theater, Main St., Denison

The Bullwinkles — 9:30 p.m., The River Bar, Choctaw Casino, Grant, Okla.

Willie Nelson — 7:30 p.m., WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Okla. 800-622-6317

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — VFW Hall, Nocona, Texas

The Band McGraw — Cutter’s C&W Club, Denison, 903-464-9909

Mic Manik, A.D., Mr. AOC — 9 p.m., Three Brothers Drafthouse, Paris/Sun Valley, Texas

John David Kent — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Joey Love & The Love Machine — 9 p.m., Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, 972-547-3833

Big Daddy — Fairview Down Under, Fairview, Texas

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

Shake Russell Trio with Michael Hearne — Poor David’s Pub, 1313 Lamar, Dallas, 214-565-1295

Bart Crow, Sean Franks Band— Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

TBA — The Foundry, Dallas, 214-749-1112

Michelle Shocked, Tiger Darrow — Kessler Theater, Dallas/Oak Cliff, Texas, 214-484-1217

The Will Callers — Granada Theater, Dallas, 214-824-9933

Turnpike Troubadours, Two Tons of Steel, Goodnight Ned — 8 p.m., Granada Theater, Dallas, (214) 824-9933

Randy Rogers Band — Southern Junction, Royce City, Texas, 972-771-2418

Cody Canada & The Departed— 10:30 p.m., Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117

Thomas Michael Riley — 6:30 p.m., Dinner and show, Buckhorn Lake Resort, Kerrville, Texas

Dana Cooper — 9 p.m., Douglas Corner Café, Nashville, Tenn.

Sunday, Nov. 25

Tommy Alverson, Amos Staggs, Terry Rasor, Brian Burns, Steve Helms, Big Gus Samuelson, and more — 1 p.m., fundraiser for Diane Austin’s medical bills, Longhorn Saloon, Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Texas, 817-233-6640

Charlie Pride — 3 p.m., WinStar World Casino, Thackerville, Okla., 800-622-6317

Planning Ahead

Friday, Dec. 21

Marty Stuart and Connie Smith — 8 p.m., Choctaw Casino CenterStage, Durant, Okla.

New Year’s Eve — Plan ahead!

Eli Young Band — Choctaw Event Center, Durant, Okla.

Merrol Ray & The Regulators — 9 p.m., One Eyed Jack, Whitewright, 903-364-2200

Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights, Somebody’s Darling, Quaker City Night Hawks — 8 p.m., Granada Theater, Dallas, 214-824-9933

White & Spears — 9 p.m., White Elephant Saloon, Fort Worth, 817-624-8273

Aaron Watson — Cowboys Dance Hall, Arlington, Texas

Saints Eleven — 10 p.m., Renegade Entertainment & Dancehall, Joshua, Texas

Corb Lund and Hayes Carll — House of Blues, Dallas, Texas

Randy Brown Show — 7 p.m., price includes dinner, hotel room, and more, Veranda Event Center, Veranda Hotel, Nocona, Texas, 940-825-5111