Best Summer Concerts in Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls has a lot to offer, including plenty of live music! If you’re wondering when and where you can go to take in a concert, here are a few suggestions to get you off on the right foot.
Free Summer Concert Series
The Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation Department has brought back their ever-popular free summer concert series. Shows take place every other Tuesday, with dates currently set on June 3 and 17, and July 1. You can get more information about shows here, so grab a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music!
Legends of Western Swing Music Festival
Taking place in the Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall at the MPEC, the 27th Annual Legends of Western Swing Music Festival has something for everyone. The smoke-free and alcohol-free environment makes it great for families, and the air conditioning will feel great while the temperatures sizzle outside. Get a full line-up on the event Web page, then mark these dates on your calendar for a whole lot of fun!
A true legend of rock music, Ted Nugent brings his “Shut Up and Jam!” tour to Memorial Auditorium this summer. With a career spanning over five decades, Nugent brings an amazing performance to the stage, and you’ll hear some of the best hits of all time. Tickets start at $39 and may sell out, so grab them while you can by visiting the concert Web page!
The Iron Horse Pub
Every Weekend the Iron Horse Pub offers live music on the weekends. Not only will you enjoy a great atmosphere and a frosty pint, you’re sure to find music to suit your taste. Because there are a number of different bands playing throughout the summer months, it’s good to check their Web site often for updates. Whether you’re in the mood for Bobby Mack or James Cook and the Audacity, they have you covered. You’ll typically pay a small cover charge on show nights, but it’s well worth it when the house starts rockin’!
Denim and Diamonds
Denim and Diamonds is another great venue that hosts a number of different acts throughout the year. With acts such as Cory Morrow and William Clark Green, you’ll have a great time while enjoying some fantastic drink specials. Check their Web site for a full concert listing, then put on your dancing shoes and head over!