Music on Main Featuring The 40 Acre Mule
July 7 @ 7:30 pm
Music on Main – Fridays May 26th through July 28th 2023
Music on Main is a free summertime concert series held each year in downtown Denison. Please bring your own blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the evening! The evening begins with a Facebook live broadcast of Music Alley Happy Hour at 6:30 p.m. on Denison Live. Dine in, carry out, or order for delivery from your favorite downtown eatery on your way to the concert. Local business vendors will be attending on site! The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at Forest Park located at 300 W. Crawford.
The 40 Acre Mule – “Howdy! We’re THE 40 ACRE MULE, a 5-piece, powerhouse of vintage revival with a reputation for blurring the lines between country, soul and rock & roll. Most people say we sound like Texas…we’ll take that compliment! Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Bo Diddley…they’re all our heroes but we do our own thing, too. We grew up on old, scratchy country records, punk, jump blues, gospel and rockabilly and it shows in our sound. The five of us… J. Isaiah Evans: Guitar & Vocals, Robert Anderson: Drums, Tim Cooper: Bass, Chris Evetts: Baritone Sax & Percussion, and John Pedigo: Guitar & Vocals…put this thing together in Dallas, Texas back in 2015 and it’s been full-throttle ever since. We’ve played dive bars, honky-tonks and juke-joints all over this land. Cowboys to hippies, greasers to squares…they all dig what we throw down because it comes from a familiar place, roots American music. We’re a good time…but just dangerous enough to make a preacher keep one eye on us. In 2019, we released our debut record, GOODNIGHT & GOOD LUCK (State Fair Records). The critics dug it. More importantly, the people did, too. So, we hit the road, stealing the show at festivals like AmericanaFest, SXSW and Viva Las Vegas and sharing the stage with Charley Crockett, Old 97’s, The Delta Bombers, J.D. McPherson, Reverend Horton Heat and more. There’s a good chance we’re headed your way. So, let’s pop a top and do a shot. This might get loud. We’re THE 40 ACRE MULE…Damn glad to meet ya!
Jade Flores will be opening the concert!
A special thanks to all our Sponsors: Smith Foundation, Mayor Foundation, Denison Arts Council, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton – Denison, TX, First United Bank – Denison Main, Simmons Bank – Denison, TX, Choctaw Casinos & Resorts (Durant, OK), Kten, KXII-TV, Mix 96.1, Payne Media group, 93.1 Katy Country, Mad Rock 102.5, 97.5 KLAK, B99.7 The Buzz, KLBC 106.3 KLBC – Texoma’s Best Country, KFYN Radio/ 104.3 The River, KFYN 1420 AM & 95.7 FM The Warrior, Trumpet Radio 98.9FM, Hot 107.3 FM, K955FM, ESPN Paris 105.1, Overdrive Entertainment, Cadence Studios, Split Window, Whataburger, Green Growler, AT&T Sherman, Rewind 103.9, Mark Denison, TexomaCare Urgent Care, Los Hermanos, Texas Instruments, 98.5 The Fox and Climer Design!