Denton Rocks and also Folks and Countries

On the podcast, we frequently reference how amazing the music scene is in Denton. Not only are we consumers of said musical stylings, but we are also in the fortunate position of getting to know many of the artists. Through collaboration with musicians and friends, we have compiled a list of the best the city has to offer. This list is not comprehensive nor will it be static. With your feedback, it will be updated and improved over the coming years. As we discover new and interesting bands in Denton, we will plug them into the DDB Mega Music List. The links below will take you to sites where the music can be purchased or to free samples that can be streamed. If you enjoy what you hear, do purchase the full albums. It is really important to support independent and divergent musicians. They are the driving force behind positive musical change. We also encourage any of the bands listed below to contact us with personalized descriptions of their musical style or just information on upcoming shows.

A.M. Ramblers- String band outfit but more on the folk side than bluegrass

AV The Great- Hip hop

Bad Design- Bad ass indie rock

Baptist Generals- Pop Rock

Boxcar Bandits- Bluegrass with a western swing

Brutal Juice- High energy stage metal

Burnt Sienna- Doom Folk, this is Justin “JC” Collins’ band

Centromatic- Swelling pop with a country twist

Chambers- Indie genre with impressive vocals arrangements

Claire Morales- Singer/songwriter

Cornhole- Shock rock/americana

Cozy Hawks- Pop rock band

Daniel Folmer (aka “Danny Rush & The Designated Drivers”)- Sad pop w/country flavor

Daniel Markham- Melodic grit rock

Dim Locator- Will Kapinos, ex-jetscreamer front man, one-man stomp blues

Delmore Pilcrow- Country blues rock

Doug Burr- Singer/songwriter

Ella Minnow- Alternative indie rock

Eli Young Band- Contemporary country

Fall River Footmen- Swelling, airy, indie folk

Gloomadeers- Torch song folky rock

Hares on the Mountain- Danger Folk

Isaac Hoskins- Soulful, gritty whiskey drinking music

Levi Cobb and the Big Smoke- Whiskey soaked folk

Midlake- Indie rock

New Science Projects- Alt Rock with a folky twist

Old Warhorse- Loud boogie rock (A Chris Welch project- Pinebox Serenade front man)

Pageantry- Swelling pop rock, indie

Peopleodeon- Electro/live drum mix with quirky female vocalist

Pine Box Serenade- It’s orchestral folk. Grab a bottle and go

RTB2- Soulful blues folk rock

Ryan Thomas Becker- Soulful singer songwriter

Sarah Jaffee- Indie Pop with incredible vocal arrangements

Satans of Soft Rock- Hook Laden bass rock

Savage & The Big Beat- Rock band w/epic, Queen-like vibe

Senor Fin- Indie band with jazzy moments

Slobberbone- Rock with a country influence

Spitfire Tumbleweeds- Rock/country blend with a 70’s feel

Terminator 2- Sludge metal, LOUD

The Birds of Night- Upbeat hook laden rock

The Calmative- Swelling ambient passion pop

The Days- Smooth mid-70s feel rock/pop group

The Demigs- Rock group with a Pixies vibe thrown in the mix

The Heelers- From the heart rock

The Holler Time- A blend of country blues and rock

The Riverboat Gamblers- Definitely on the punk side of rock


A big thanks to Ryan, Isaac, Tiffany, Wendle, Amos, Ken and Trey for all their help in creating this list.



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