Fresh on the heels of our latest announcement, here’s another playlist full of musical goodness in the form of more confirmed 35 Denton 2015 artists! Find your headphones, sit back, and get to know the artists you’ll be seeing live here in downtown Denton on March 13–15, 2015! Get your wristband here and follow 35 Denton on Spotify for more musical goodies in the weeks leading up to the fest!

35 Denton Announcement 2 from 35 Denton on Vimeo. You’ve been waiting. Now, it’s time. With less than two months left, we’re here to announce the much-anticipated second round of 35 Denton artists! We’re stoked to have The Zombies headline this year, and they’re followed by some great acts we can’t wait for. Coming all the way from Bilbao, Spain is Capsula, an amazing band influenced by 1960s South American psychedelic and garage rock who have been described as “live animals on stage.” Our friends from Telegraph Canyon will be back to show us more of what the Ft. Worth […]

Here to kick your week off, we’ve got a set of songs selected by our Creative Director, Shaina Sheaff. Whether you’re looking for something chill to zone out and work to or a great beat to start your morning danceparty… you’ll find options here. Be sure to check out what else Shaina is listening to and follow 35 Denton on Spotify, as we’ll be releasing a second playlist of confirmed artists for 35 Denton 2015 very soon!   TV On The Radio – Quartz While I’ve known about them for years and have seen them live when I was younger, I didn’t get into […]

Words & Images by: Marcus Junius Laws John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats was just hanging out, getting his vinyl fix inside Mad World Records… and he let me do a little impromptu available light shoot with him in the window. He was a total sweetheart, rocked our main stage and this is one of my favorite shots from that moment.

Happy New Year from all of us at 35 Denton! We know everyone is back at work today after the holidays, so we thought we’d share something to break up the monotony of Monday. Check out some of our current favorite videos from a selection of the confirmed artists for 35 Denton 2015! Rising stars, The Lonely Wild, haven’t stopped since releasing their critically-acclaimed album, “The Sun As It Comes” in 2013. American Songwriter called their sound “anthemic… equal parts western, southern and something not quite defined by geographic adjectives.” We’ve added them to our list of bands to keep an eye on in 2015 […]

We’re getting back to the music by sharing a Spotify playlist every week created by a different 35 Denton staffer. Our Director of Social Media, Andy Odom, is here to get your week started with a little bit of everything from Wilco to D’Angelo. Feel free to check out what else Andy has been listening to and follow 35 Denton on Spotify for more playlists as we continue to announce confirmed artists for this year’s fest! Impossible Germany – Wilco I’ve always been a Wilco fan, but their 20th Anniversary news and compilations have me digging back through their catalog, especially the rarities box […]

Words & Images by: Shaina Sheaff I’ll admit it – I didn’t know who Fat Tony was. But I’d heard there were rappers at Hailey’s that night, so that’s where I headed. When I walked in, the dance party was already well under way. By the end of it, there were at least 20 girls on stage with Fat Tony and Tom Cruz and I’d seen a cat go crowd-surfing by.* I hadn’t gone to Hailey’s that night to cover any particular artist, but I ended up a fan and that set remains one of my favorite memories from 2013’s festival. * Some very nice festival goers intervened and the cat was safely released outside.

35 Denton alumni, Centro-matic, bid their fans farewell after nearly 18 years of playing together with three sold-out shows at Dan’s Silverleaf here in Denton, TX. Our Director of Photography, Marcus Laws, set out to capture one final portrait of the legendary Denton band… but ended up staying all weekend. Look for more images from the last shows and an interview with the members of Centro-matic to come soon.

What is 35 Denton? 35 Denton is a walkable 3-day music festival nestled in the heart of downtown Denton, Texas. Our programming includes an eclectic mix of new artists on the cusp of mainstream as well as legendary performers; a mix of local DFW as well as national touring acts. What bands are playing? There are so many bands! There will be more than 250 confirmed acts total. For our final lineup, click here. Can my band play at 35 Denton? At this time artist submissions have been closed and all confirmed acts have been contacted. Please be sure to […]

Words and Images by Jessica Hume If you’ve ever been to The Downtown Denton Square, or, as us locals endearingly refer to is as, “The Square” you’ve probably noticed: Denton is an eclectic town, with a diverse group of human beings inhabiting it. It’s kind of our thing.  When you wander around The Square, it’s hard not to happen upon the giant purple building on the corner of Oak and Locust. Recycled Books is the place in which all of the eclectic things coalesce into one. Whether you are looking for books, music, CDs, DVDs vinyl records, coffee mugs, greeting cards, and incredibly nice and intelligent staff, chances are, you […]

BACK TO THE MUSIC from 35 Denton on Vimeo. #backtothemusic 35 Denton is back! The Best Ever Fest Ever returns March 13–15, 2015. Sure, you’ve heard that. But now it’s time for our first round of confirmed artists! Some from down the block, some from around the world. Some of the best emerging artists you can’t wait to discover, some that have been changing lives for decades. Danny Diamonds (Denton), DEERPEOPLE (Oklahoma City) Corners (Los Angeles) Shaprece (Seattle) Curvette (Denton) voltREvolt (Denton), Jacco Gardner (Hoorn, Netherlands) Slobberbone (Denton) Cobalt Cranes  (Los Angeles), LAZY (Kansas City), Go Dark (Oakland) Fred Thomas […]

Click here to fill out the artist application for 35Denton 2015. ARTIST FAQ What are the dates of the 35 Denton 2015? March 13-15, 2015 How do I apply? You must apply to play using the SonicBids website. What is the link to SonicBids? Click here. Do I have to maintain a SonicBids account? As long as you pay the application fee and submit your application, we have received your bid to play.  What is the fee to play? The application fee is $10 USD. How/When will I find out if I play? You/your band will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how […]

Click here to fill out the volunteer application for 35 Denton 2015. VOLUNTEER FAQ What are the dates of 35 Denton 2015? March 13–15 Do I have to work every day of the fest? We want all of our volunteers to have a chance to enjoy the festival, so the short answer is, yes. Of course, it differs depending on the position you’re applying for as to how often/what shifts you will be working. Should I buy a wristband for the days I am not working? Absolutely not. (Unless you’re giving it to a friend).  As a volunteer you’ll attend all three days of the festival free of charge in […]

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