Famous for its eclectic music scene and given its central location in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Irving is home to a thriving arts and music scene. Abundant venues allow visitors to explore the creative side of Irving, taking in concerts that span from indie to opera. Below, we’ve provided a sample of some of the great Irving live music you can explore!
First and foremost, plan a night at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory. This incredible concert venue boasts three separate venues in one: an 8,000-person capacity open-air pavilion, which reconfigures into a smaller 4,000-person capacity indoor theater, or an intimate theater of 2,500 seats. The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory hosts acts large and small from all over the world, booked by Live Nation. The TMF provides everything you need in walking distance for a exciting night out including dozens of bars featuring local live music, restaurants and the open-air, 50,000-square-foot Texas Lottery Plaza featuring live music most weekends.
Other Irving Live Music
Depending on when you find yourself in town, the Irving Concert Series at the Whistlestop Plaza showcases live music performances from a variety of genres with great musicians from across the state. Bring a blanket or chair, and sit back, relax, and enjoy great music. There are a variety of live music venues all over Irving, including Southern Junction which brings a "true" Texas experience to everyone who comes through their doors. The OUTLAW Taproom at Four Seasons Resort and Club features cozy outdoor covered patio with heated ceilings for cold weather days, as well as large fans for warm summer nights. Two Mules Cantina at Texican Court Hotel offers a lively atmosphere complete with old-world charm, and exceptional service. The Ranch at Las Colinas features farm to fork food with hand-picked live music from around the state. Irving throws out the vibes when it comes to fresh talent performing all over town, because Irving Rocks!
For the young music fans, don’t miss Irving Concert Series 4 Kids. This popular Friday morning music series for toddlers and preschoolers features fun performances by top children's music groups, encouraging children to sing, dance, and play along. Music Under the Stars in nearby Addison, Texas, is an annual spring concert series that features performances from musicians across the state. Casually sit on a blanket or lawn chair, purchase dinner from one of the local food trucks or bring your own picnic, then sit back and listen to a variety of music genres. These evening outdoor concerts are a local favorite.
Music lovers shouldn’t miss the massive AT&T Performing Arts Center, which encompasses 10 acres within the downtown Dallas Arts District. The Center includes four unique venues: the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, Annette Strauss Square, and Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park. These spaces house incredible performances.
This list just scratches the surface of all the incredible Irving live music you can discover. Explore more above to build your Irving live music itinerary!