From hard rock to cumbia, Irving is hosting some of the most eclectic musical experiences in DFW this August! Jam to the country tunes at Whataburger Fest, sing along to KidzBop’s hit covers, and see why #IrvingRocks.
Pop Rock and Alternative
This month kicked off with iconic lady rockers, Lzzy Hale (Halestorm) and Taylor Momsen (Pretty Reckless). Irving’s pop rock scene is serving a balance of nostalgia and fresh indie this month.
August 7 | 8 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
2. Rick Springfield, Men at Work and John Waite
August 13 | 7:30 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
3. Goo Goo Dolls and Blue October
August 31 | 7 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Latin and Spanish
Legends and newcomers are turning up Irving’s Latin music scene this month with a performance from Mexico’s Supreme Diva, Gloria Trevi and rising star Santa Fe Klan, who incorporates cumbia into his rap songs.
1. Santa Fe Klan
August 14 | 8 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
August 19 | 8 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
3. Gloria Trevi
August 25 | 8 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
4. Sebastian Yatra
August 26 | 7:30 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Free Live Music
Irving wouldn’t rock without its local bars and restaurants that are keeping the music scene alive by hosting free live music year-round. The emerging talents performing this month include:
1. Dixie Rex
August 6 | 7 p.m. | Two Mules Cantina at Texican Court
2. Genevieve Allen
August 12 | 6 p.m. | OUTLAW Taproom at The Four Seasons
3. Ner De Leon
August 19 | 8 p.m. | Mercy Bar and Lounge
4. Chet Stevens
August 30 | 6 p.m. | The Ranch at Las Colinas
If you love watching live music with a storyline, props, and immaculate acting, check out the musicals that are playing at Irving Arts Center.
For more events in Irving and around the area, check out our events calendar and for all live music head to our live music calendar.