Here’s the performance schedule for the inaugural Hot Summer Nights music series

The Hot Summer Nights music series kicks off July 13.

The Hot Summer Nights music series kicks off July 13.

The Red River Merchant’s Association will host its first-ever Hot Summer Nights music series in the Red River Cultural District this weekend.

The free public event will take place at seven different venues along Red River Street. It will feature local food, sellers of vintage items, artisan vendors and local live music, according to a press release from the association. 2017 lineup highlights include White Denim, The Octopus Project, Israel Nash, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Golden Dawn Arkestra, CAPYAC, Mike & The Moonpies and Magna Carda.

Here’s the event schedule.


Empire Control Room & Garage: Bronze Whale featuring 5D, Lefty, Vena, Cody Mason, Lizarazo, Cez and more

Barracuda outdoor: Emily Bell featuring Blood Pumps, Blynd Birds and more

Barracuda indoor: Street Sects featuring Planning for Burial, Portrayal of Guilt and more

Beerland outdoor: The Chads featuring David Israel and more

Beerland indoor: Nameless Frames featuring Sad Palomino and more

Cheer Up Charlie’s: Troller featuring Curse Mackey, Dromez, Dope Dungeon, Bill Converse (DJ), Scorpio (DJ) and more

Stubb’s: Abram Shook featuring Slomo Drags, Summer Salt, The Canvas People and more

Also: Exploded Records showcase, Hope Farmer’s and Craft Food Market with Weldon Henson


Mohawk outdoor: My Jerusalem featuring The Midnight Stroll, Migrant Kids, Think No Think, Darkbird and more

Mohawk indoor: The Swift Drag featuring Torino Black, The Sideshow Tragedy, Jeremy Nail and more

Empire Control Room & Garage: The Octopus Project featuring CJ Edwards + The Funk Fellowship, Trouble In the Streets, Groove Think and more

Barracuda outdoor: Radioactivity featuring Bad Sports, Fleshlights, Xetas and more

Barracuda indoor: Borzoi featuring Pretty Sh***y, Unknown Relatives and more

Beerland: Bridge Farmers featuring Cortege and more

Cheer Up Charlie’s: White Denim featuring Deep Time, Go Fever, The Stacks, Tyler Jordan & The Negative Space, The Diamond Center, Why Bonnie, Ama, Iji and more

Sidewinder outdoor: Burning Years featuring Things Unsaid, Adventurer Like You, Seven Circles and more

Sidewinder indoor: Muchos Backflips featuring Purifier, Killing Spirit and more

Stubb’s: El Tule featuring Los Kurados, Cecilia and The Broken Hearts, Roleros Cosmicos presented by Austin Vida

Also: Exploded Records Showcase in CB’s Lounge



Mohawk outdoor: Matthew Logan Vasquez featuring Mike & the Moonpies, Moving Panoramas, Letting Up Despite Great Faults and more

Mohawk indoor: She Sir featuring A. Sinclair, Chill Russell and more

Empire Control Room & Garage outdoor: Israel Nash featuring Mobley, Rattlesnake Milk, Wonderb***h, Borrisokane, YUMA, Coattails, Shaws of Awe and more

Empire Control Room & Garage indoor: Zeale + Nght Hcklrs featuring Teeta, Anya, Dre Prince, Slim Gravy, Max Wells, Jake Lloyd and more

Barracuda outdoor: DJs Sepulturist and Donald JUGGG featuring The Secret Prostitutes, Perverts Again, Dress Code, Missing Pages, Poizon, Army, Big Bill, Zoltars, Residual Kid, Young Mammals, Private Vandals and more

Barracuda indoor: Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts featuring Alex Dupree, US Weekly and more

Beerland outdoor: Texicali Jones and more

Beerland indoor: The Stabbies featuring Two Hoots and a Holler, Jean Caffeine and more

Cheer Up Charlie’s outdoor: Magna Carda featuring Sometimes A Legend, Say Girl Say and more

Cheer Up Charlie’s indoor: My Empty Phantom featuring Obscured By Echoes, Lord Buffalo and more

Sidewinder indoor: Glassing featuring Grivo, Windows1995, Troller and more

Sidewinder outdoor: special guest TBD

Stubb’s: Golden Dawn Arkestra featuring CAPYAC, Blunt Force, Flavor Raid, Exploded Records showcase and more



Barracuda outdoor: Golden Boys and more

Beerland outdoor: Michael Parallax and more

Beerland indoor: MoonLasso featuring Kolezanka, Ruby Fray and more

Cheer Up Charlie’s: Christineee featuring Total Unicorn, Attic Ted, DJ Balloon Erotica and more

Sidewinder indoor: Fangtasia featuring Ugly Side Up, Hand-Me-Down Adventure, Calmer Seas, The Candor Campaign and more

Stubb’s indoor: Major Grizz featuring Swimming with Bears, Hours Quiet and more

The Red River Merchants Association said all events are subject to change. For all updates and announcements, check out the event’s Facebook page. 

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