Don’t Miss This Shit is our weekly installment of live music events happening in and around Denton. We’re proud to keep you up to date with acts from the festival and some of our local favorites as well. We want you to be connected to all of the best shows happening in our area, all of the time. Period.

Have an event that didn’t make the list? Email Christen in advance so it makes the next round!


Words by Ryan M. Creery | Image by Thorpe Griner

Monday December 21

Dan’s Silverleaf – Paul Slavens and Friends – 9 p.m.

I’m sure most of you are familiar with Denton legend Paul Slavens (remember Ten Hands? Yeah, that’s him). Well, every week he gathers some friends for a crazy-fun FREE show. It’s a good way to kick off your week and a good excuse to tear yourself away from your Netflix queue.

Tuesday December 22

Hailey’s Club – ’90s Night Birthday Bash – 9 p.m.

The final days of Hailey’s are upon us and with only two ’90s Nights left, things are heating up. DJ Questionmark is celebrating his birthday this Tuesday with insane drink specials — the best of which is only during the first hour, so don’t be late! Cover is $5.

Wednesday December 23

RGRS – Purple Stain, Wave Swinger, Riftworm – 9 p.m.

Hey thrashers, cure the hump day blues with serious tunes. It’s gonna be a night of electrorock and crazy psychedelic, so if that’s your bag you won’t want to miss it. Cover to get in is only a dollar, so you don’t have a reason to.

Friday December 25

RGRS – Are You Sick Of Your Family Yet? – 9 p.m.

Need an excuse to get out of the house on Christmas? Just like every year, Rubber Gloves is hosting their ritual potluck. Bring your favorite side and a healthy appetite and enjoy beverages and the satisfaction of not having to deal with the awkward family conversations. As usual, it’s FREE to get in.

Saturday December 26

Hailey’s Club – The Last Supper – 9 p.m.

Special guest Trey Detroit joins DJ Spinn Mo and DJ Ju$Trill for a night of spinning and, of course, boozing. Hosted by DMoe, it’s gonna be a fun gig with enough crowd dancing and serious tunes for your earholes. Dudes and underagers get in for $5 and ladies for $3.

Dan’s Silverleaf – BEERMAN – 7 p.m.

For some good ol’ Texas country, look no further than Brian Houser aka BEERMAN. The working man’s working man, BEERMAN is set to take the stage at Dan’s to give us some of that good country lovin’. Tickets $10, available on Prekindle.

Sunday December 27

Wine Squared – Christmas Brunch! – 11 a.m.

Christmas may have passed, but the spirit is still flowing. Join the staff at Wine Squared for a special Christmas brunch buffet. Besides the amazing dishes offered, there’s also gonna be 10 crepes available in savory and sweet flavors. If you can believe it, tickets are only $10 for it all.

Dan’s Silverleaf – Hares on the Mountain – 5 p.m.

Denton’s favorite FREE happy hour show is back. Toss back a few while George Neal and his bandits blast your earholes and eyeballs with a memorable show, full of revamped traditional folk songs and lot’s of audience participation. Livers beware.

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