Live Music Calendar through July 8


This calendar is updated regularly. To have your live music listed, send details including a contact telephone number for the venue, to MJFarmerHD@gmail.com. Call the venue for confirmation of performance, starting times, and door rates.

Friday, June 29

Tennessee Hat Band — 7:30 p.m., Music on Main, Heritage Park on Main Street, Denison

Dan Dennis & Crosscreek - The Texas Bull, Gainesville, TX 940-612-0100

Dustin Perkins Band, Chance Cody & Spur 503, Chase Sanford & Swamp Rat Jackson — Choctaw Event Center, Durant, Okla.

Morris McCann Band — Choctaw, Gilley’s, Durant/Calera, Okla.

Somebody’s Darling — Choctaw, The Parrot Bar, Durant/Calera, Okla.

Jon Conlee — 8 p.m., Event Center, Choctaw Casino, Grant, Oklahoma, 580-326-8397

Good n Gone — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Denison

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

Bobby Connell — 6 p.m., Rona Italian Restaurant, Durant, Okla, 580-931-0061

Blackberry Smoke — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Dave Thomas band — Dawgs & Hawgs, McKinney

Call for band — Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, Texas

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

Whitney O’Neil, Matt Dunn — 7-9 p.m., Late Nights at Lakeside, 5801 Preston Road, Plano

Billy Joe Shaver, Robert Ellis — Kessler Theater, Dallas/Oak Cliff, 214-484-1217

Jon Wolfe — Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Dallas

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Guthrie Kennard — Poor David’s Pub, Dallas, Texas

The Black Sheep Boys — The Western Place, Burleson, Texas

Darryl Lee Rush and James Dunning — The Woodshed Smokehouse, Fort Worth

Johnny Cooper — Red Dirt Pavillon, Buffalo Gap, Texas

BigFest, with many musicians — Cheatham Street Warehouse, fundraiser for Cheatham Street Foundation, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Tommy Alverson Band — 8 p.m., Back Porch, Port Aransas, Texas

Saturday, June 30

Nate Kipp & The Ride — 7:30 p.m., Van Alstyne July 4 and fireworks, Grayson College Campus, Van Alstyne, Texas

Grass Notes, and guest band — Barn Thang (bluegrass house concert), Bobby Sam Court, Collinsville, Texas

Chuck Willis & The Nighthawks — 6-8:30 p.m., El Pueblo, Lamar Street, Sherman, Texas

Whitney O’Neil and Matt Dunn — North Rig Grill, U.S. east service road, Denison

Tennessee Hat Band — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels Texas, Denison

Blacktop Gypsy —Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, Texas, 903-464-0665

Travis Parker and Mark Shelton — The Point, Grandpappy Point Marina, Lake Texoma, Texas

The Dustin Perkins Band, Chance Cody & Spur 503, Chase Sanford & Swamp Rat Jackson — Choctaw Event Center, Grant, Okla.

The Oliver White Group — 9:30 p.m., The River Bar & Grill, Choctaw Casino, Grant, Oklahoma, 580-326-8397

The Craig Spence Project, also T.J. McFarland— Choctaw, Gilley’s, Durant/Calera, Okla.

Somebody’s Darling — Choctaw, The Parrot Bar, Durant/Calera, Okla.

Jolie Holliday — Palladium Sports Lounge, WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Okla.

Willy Kickit — Sports City Café, Durant, Okla., 580-434-8800

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — The Texas Bull, Gainesville, Texas

Buzz Andrews Band — Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, Texas

121 North, also Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Jon Christopher Davis — 7 p.m., City of Celina outdoor show, Celina, Texas

Johnny Cooper, Wade Bowen, Reckless Kelly and many more - Texas Red Dirt Jam, Grand Prairie, Texas, www.texasreddirtjam.com

Lynda Kay — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Grapevine, 972-724-5557

ZuZu Peddals (afternoon), RobBaird, Jason Horne — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Saints Eleven — 10:30 p.m., Shane’Os, Burleson, Texas

BigFest, with many musicians — Cheatham Street Warehouse, fundraiser for Cheathan Street Foundation, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Sammy Kershaw — 8 p.m., McKinney Performing Arts Center Courtroom Theater, McKinney, Texas

The Blocker Stephens Band, Grass Notes, followed by bluegrass jam — 7 p.m., Barn Thang, 266 Bobby Sam, Collinsville, Texas, 903-429-6056

Jason Horne, Jeff Hopson, Rob Baird — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano

The Gourds, Gary Myrick — Kessler Theater, Dallas/Oak Cliff, 214-484-1217

The Clay Wilson Band — The Green Elephant, Dallas, Texas

Tommy Alverson Band — 8 p.m., Firehouse, Houston, TExas

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch — Mount Helena Music Festival, Helena, Montana

Sunday, July 1

Max Stalling, Jerrod Medulla — 4 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Miles Penhall Band — 6 p.m., fundraiser for adoption expenses for Chris and Glynnis (Penhall) Neal of Bells, Sherman, and now Oak Cliff, Club Dada, Deep Ellum, Dallas

Whitney O’Neil, Matt Dunn — 2-5 p.m., July 4th celebration at the harbor, Agave Bar, Rockwall

Monday, July 2

Whitney O’Neil — 7-9 p.m., Big Star 97s Bottom End radio show, live from Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Burleson, Texas

Tuesday, July 3

The Oliver White Group, Chance Cody & Spur 503 — Lights on the Lake, Sherman, Texas

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — Crape Myrtle Festival Bloomin’ and Boomin’ Bash, Waxahachie, Texas (Battle of the Bands at 6 p.m.) (972) 938-9617

The Mastersons, Bonnie Whitmore — 7:30 p.m., McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, Houston, 713-528-5999

Jeff Strahan hosts blues jam — 9:30 p.m., Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-3777

Zane Williams — 7:30 p.m., Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, Texas

Songwriter’s showcase — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Ed McGory & Jeff Hopson host Songwriters Showcase — 7:30 p.m., Tavern on Main, Richardson, Texas

Zane Williams — City of Addison Kaboom Town, Addison, Texas

Wednesday, July 4

Red Leather — Denison’s fireworks show, Munson Stadium, details not yet known

Johnny Cooper — 11:30 p.m., Gilley’s, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Oklahoma

Willie Nelson’s July 4 picnic, Stoney LaRue, Lukas Nelson, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Shy Blakeman, Asleep at the Wheel, and more — Noon til midnight, Billy Bob’s Texas, Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth, Texas, 817-624-7117

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch — Sports City Café, Durant, Okla., 58—434-8800

Pearl Street Riot — 3 p.m., The Depot, Paris, Texas

121 North — July 4 celebration, Little Elm, Texas

Music Ninjas (Tony Cook, Clay Wise, Alex Cantrell — Rock Star Bar, Denison, Texas, 903-819-7871

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

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

Thursday, July 5th

James McMurtry, The O’s - Courtyard Theater, Plano, TX Tickets start at $19

Blackland Revival — 7:30 p.m., Hot Summer Nights, Sherman city grounds gazebo, Sherman 903-957-0310; 888-893-1188

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — 6 p.m., State Theater, Gainesville, Texas

Johnny Lee — 8 p.m., Gilley’s, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Okla.

The Mastersons, Bonnie Whitmore — Dan’s Silverleaf, Denton, 940-320-2000

Shady 5 Eighty — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Big Gus & Swampadelic and friends — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

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

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

Double Zero hosts open mic — Rock Star Bar, Denison, Texas, 903-819-7871

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

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

Buzz Andrews hosts open mic — Cadillac Pizza Pub, McKinney, Texas

Friday, July 6

Whiskey Prophets — 7:30 p.m., Music on Main, Heritage Park, downtown Denison

Little Big Iron — Loose Wheels, Texas, Denison, 903-464-9119

Jeff Dunham (sold out) — Choctaw Event Center, Durant, Okla.

Hayden Matthews — 9 p.m., The Parrot Bar, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Okla,

Scott Lyle Band — 9:30 p.m., Gilley’s, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Okla.

Justin McBride — 8 p.m., Choctaw Casino, Event Center, Grant, Oklahoma, 580-326-8397

Merrol Ray & The Regulators — 9:30 p.m., The River Bar & Grill, Choctaw Casino, Grant, Oklahoma, 580-326-8397

Micky & The Motorcars — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Walt Wilkins (CD Release) and Greg Reichel — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Zane Williams — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Grapevine, 972-724-5557

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — Bostocks, Stephenville, Texas, 254-965-3311

Saturday, July 7

Junior Clark & The Journeymen —Smitty’s Bar & Grill, Denison, Texas, 903-464-0665

Honky Tonk Kings — 8:30 p.m., Loose Wheels, Texas, Denison, 903-464-9119

Jared Orr (8:30 p.m.), Justin McBride (10:30 p.m.) — Gilley’s, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Okla.

Randy Travis — 8 p.m., CenterStage, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Okla.

Hayden Matthews — 9 p.m., The Parrot Bar, Choctaw Casino, Durant, Okla.

Scotty Thurman & The Perfect Trouble Band — Starlite Club, Ardmore, Okla., 580-319-5310

Corb Lund — Hank’s Texas Grill, McKinney, 972-542-5144

Thomas Michael Riley — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano, 972-422-6201

Brian “The Beerman” Houser — 8 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Grapevine, 972-724-5557’

Willy Kickit —Sneaky Pete’s Sports Bar, Lewisville, Texas

Robby White & The Texas Gringos — 11th Street Cowboy Bar, Bandera, Texas

Sunday, July 8

Merrol Ray & The Regulators, Chris Knight — 4 p.m., Love & War in Texas, Plano

Planning ahead

July 19-22

Country Thunder Festival — Wade Bowen, Casey James, Neal McCoy, Dwight Yoakum, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert, Luke Brya, Big & Rich, Steve Holy, Easton Corbin, Hunter Hayes, and more — Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, 866-802-6418, www.countrythunder.com

Saturday, Aug. 4

Cooler’n Hell festival — Produced by KHYI, 95.3, with Ray Wylie Hubbard, Dustin Perkins, John David Kent, Somebody’s Darling, and more — Southfork Ranch, Wylie, Texas, khyi.com

Sunday, Aug. 5

Cash Ryan Dollgener Benefit — Benefit to raise help funds for premies, Johnny Cooper, Bart Crow, AJ Vallejo, John David Kent, Phil Hamilton, Dustin Perkikns, Jonathan Jeter, and more, Drunken Mule, Commerce, Texas