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Denton Jazz Chronicle “Out-of-Bounds” News

October 1, 2013

By Kathy Edwards McFarland

Mark S Menikos, of the Gypsy Jazz band String Theory Manouche, prompted another out-of-bounds news post, since the band will perform Saturday, Oct. 5, at

String Theory Manouche are: Marla Sporrer, Bass; Mark Menikos, Violin; James Miller, Guitar; and leader/guitarist Kim Platko.

String Theory Manouche are: Marla Sporrer, Bass; Mark Menikos, Violin; James Miller, Guitar; and leader/guitarist Kim Platko.

the Plano Whole Foods Market.

Too many very cool shows and events fly under the DJC radar because it’s not Jazz, or not in Denton. I realize not all musical performances will be covered, but at least I can hit the highlights.

Thursday, October 3:


Cas Haley

Cas Haley

Cas Haley / Collin House / David Willingham Project at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial, Denton, Doors – 8p.m., Show – 9 p.m. Price: $12+fees / $15 Door | Buy tickets

Haley’s multi-functional vocals cover the likes of soul, blues, reggae and pop, and he does so on this album to his full potential. If you are looking for an uplifting music delight, come out for this one.

Saturday, October 5:

  • Downtown Denton, beginning at 3:30 p.m. is Canned Fest: Featuring 25+ Breweries, 50+ Cans, 7 Bands (Menomena, Helio CANNED_POSTER_WEB_851x215_NEWSequence, Joe Pug, Chambers, Pageantry, Hares On the Mountain, A.M. Ramblers)
    Tickets: $17 Advance | $20 Door (if available) | $25 Beer Package | $40 VIP – available @

The impact of “the can” on the environment is remarkably less than most packaging. Very simply, cans are craft beer eco-bliss. Educating the consumer on the canning and recycling process, providing information and activities while maintaining our resolute focus on high quality live music and craft beer is the mission of this first year fest.

  • 23rd Annual Big Band Hangar Dance with The Alan Glasscock Orchestra, Vintage Flying Museum, 505 NW 38th St, Fort Worth, 8 p.m.-Midnight. Doors open at 6
    Allan Glasscock Big Band

    Allan Glasscock Big Band

    p.m. for the BBQ dinner (dinner tickets are $15. ea. in advance only – visit:

Monday, October 7:

  • Kaela Sinclair, with Robert Gomez and Bethan, Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial, Denton, 9 p.m., celebrate her debut
    Kaela Sinclair

    Kaela Sinclair

    LP, Sun & Mirror, to be released October 8th, 2013. Sounds like: indie pop/dream rock. Music critic Preston Jones of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram tweeted: “@kaelasinclair’s debut LP “Sun & Mirror” is making me dizzy it’s so good.” She celebrates its release tonight! Tickets – $5.

Friday, October 18:

  • Opening night for “Young Frankenstein” – the musical, Campus Theatre, 214 West Hickory, Denton. SHOW DATES – OCTOBER 18, 19, 24, 25, & 26 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees – OCTOBER 20 and 27 at 2 p.m. For Ticket Info: visit or call (940) 382-1915. *Please think “PG-13” before ordering tickets for minors.YFrankPoster

Mel Brooks transformed his film “The Producers” into an award-winning Broadway musical. He does it again with “Young Frankenstein,” with collaborator Thomas Meehan.

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