“Legendary” seems to be the theme of the Irving music scene this month, with the most iconic virtual band of all time, Gorillaz kicking it off on Oct 1, followed by a highly anticipated, two-night performance from the highest-selling female band of all time, The Chicks (10/10 & 10/11).
Come for the legends, stay for the good times, and see why #IrvingRocks.
Rock and Heavy Metal
Head-bang your way into the spooky season with top metalcore and heavy metal acts from the 90s and early 2000s! Just over a week before Halloween, these Grammy-nominated bands will get you hyped with their distorted guitar strums and grim lyrics.
1. Bring Me the Horizon
October 18 | 6:30 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
2. Lamb of God
October 20 | 6:00 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Cumbia, Reggaeton, and Latin
We are turning up the heat as the temperature gets cooler in North Texas, with some of the hottest Latin acts of the year! Move your hips to the tunes of everyone from Coachella veterans to the first Spanish-singing act to ever get nominated as Best New Artist at the Grammys.
October 14 | 8:30 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
2. Los Angeles Azules
October 15-16 | 8:00 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
3. Fuerza Regida
October 21 | 8:00 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
4. Wisin y Yandel
October 27 | 8:00 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Tribute bands make the whole music fandom experience better and we cannot wait to host two tribute events in Irving this month! Get ready to sing along, reminisce, and make new memories.
1. Rediscover Festival: 12 Bands, 2 Stages, Tribute to the ALT 80’s & 90’s
October 7 | 2 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
2. Endless Summer: Beach Boys Tribute
October 14 | 7:30 PM | Irving Arts Center
The biggest-selling U.S. female band of all time, The Chicks are making their triumphant return to their home state of Texas, right here in our backyard! And we are not stopping there. Iconic CMA winner, Lil Nas X is also coming to town to perform his megahits like "Old Town Road" and "Industry Baby".
1. The Chicks
October 10-11| 7:30 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
2. Lil Nas X
October 12 | 7:30 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
3. Lane 8
October 22 | 7 PM | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Classic and Experiential
Escape the mundane and get lost in some of the most unique experiences we’ve ever hosted here in Irving, from the first ever NASA-powered musical and visual presentation to a British meditation mantra music.
1. A Musical Sunrise by New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving
October 9 | 3:30 PM | Irving Arts Center
2. Bella Gaia
October 22 | 7:30 PM | Irving Arts Center
3. Jahnavi Harrison
October 30 | 7 PM | Irving Arts Center
On top of all these amazing shows, we have free live music almost daily all over town! Check out Boogie Men (10/7) at Irving Elks Lodge, N’Tense the Band (10/14) at Michael’s of Las Colinas, and many more.
Don’t miss out on all the Halloween fun as Toyota Music Factory presents THE WINDBREAKERS LIVE on Texas Lottery® Plaza for Sailabration: a Yacht Rock Halloween! Come for the costume contest there will be fabulous prizes for the winners. Tickets are on sale so grab your squad, get your tickets, and get ready to set sail!
To stay up to date with the fantastic happenings in Irving, check out our events calendar.