• The Denton Black Film Festival and Banter After-Hours

    Schedule includes: Belle, Half of a Yellow Sun, Wolf, The Forgotten Kingdom, Dear White People, an encore screening of When We Were All Broncos and a special screening of The … ...read more

    The Denton Black Film Festival  and Banter  After-Hours
  • The Jesse Washmon Group

    The Jesse Washmon Group returned to Banter Bistro for an evening of jazz drawing from a number of styles and composers.  Jesse Washmon heads the group on guitar with the … ...read more

    The Jesse Washmon Group
  • Bruce Balmer Solos at Banter

    Bruce Balmer puts on a special solo event that displays what he is capable of on his own. For those who always see him along with the usual suspects, this is indeed an … ...read more

    Bruce Balmer Solos at Banter
  • Acoustic Distortion with Steve Jackson & Thad Bonduris

    It's Springtime in Denton, the night before Easter and Banter Bistro off the Square basks in the sweet sounds of Acoustic Distortion. A late night crowd of fans, friends and … ...read more

    Acoustic Distortion with Steve Jackson & Thad Bonduris
  • On the Menu

    Banter Bistro off the Square in Denton, Texas features gourmet, organic cuisine and a wide assortment of beverages. We offer an assortment of coffees and teas and proudly … ...read more

    On the Menu
  • Dancing the night away.

    The young at heart kick up their heals when Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton swings at Banter every 1st Tuesday of the month.  Many know how to dance in a tight spot while space … ...read more

    Dancing the night away.
  • Kimberly Cooper sings with the Notsos!

    Talented vocalist, Kimberly Cooper captivates the fans as well as the band with stunning vocals. Backed by Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton, Kimberly shines with tunes such as … ...read more

    Kimberly Cooper sings with the Notsos!
  • Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton

    The Not So Hot Klub du Denton performs at Banter the First Tuesday Night of every month. Led by clarinettist, Andy Cooper, their line up always brings in special guest players … ...read more

    Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton
  • Open Mic Night at Banter

    Every Thursday night, Bonedoggie hosts and emcees Open Mic Night at Banter. Here we show the band Mockingbird Station who is joined by Bone Doggie singing backup. Every … ...read more

    Open Mic Night at Banter
  • Doug Raney Band

    A variety of musicians populate the stage on a regular basis at Banter Bistro. Doug Raney and his band appear together and separately, playing their own sets, showing up at … ...read more

    Doug Raney Band
  • Jazz on Saturday Nights

    Jazz in Denton is abundant. Andy LaViolette heads up a varied line up of bands for Saturday evenings from 6 to 8. Some of Denton's old timers are astounded by the talent the … ...read more

    Jazz on Saturday Nights
  • Banter Bistro

    Entertainment, imbibement and top cuisine comprised of organic food, fine coffees, a variety of iced and hot teas, wines from national as well as local vintners, beers and … ...read more

    Banter Bistro

Jazz at Banter

Jesse Washmon Group

The Jesse Washmon Group returned to Banter Bistro for an evening of jazz drawing from a number of styles and composers.  Jesse Washmon heads the group on guitar with the support of Chike Okaro on bass … [Read More...]

Open Mic Thursdays

open mic thursdays

Every Thursday night, Bonedoggie hosts and emcees Open Mic Night at Banter. Here we show the band Mockingbird Station who is joined by Bone Doggie singing backup. Every Thursday night brings 4 … [Read More...]

Sessions

Irish Music Session Live at Banter

The Denton Irish Traditional Music Session will only have one more session at Banter Bistro before moving to a new location, close by at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern. Saturday, February 14 is our … [Read More...]

Art at Banter

art

The Oxide Gallery offers various media created by artists, many from Denton County and the North Texas area. Pieces are for sale on consignment and change frequently. Gallery owner, Warren Hooper, … [Read More...]

Our Team

Bob Ralph

Bob Ralph runs sound most nights when music is highlighted. When the controls are set, you can see Bob checking the balance from all corners of the bistro. While his ears are at work balancing the … [Read More...]

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