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 Black List. For details and tickets, visit Afterward, come to … [Read more...]

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 support of Chike Okaro on bass and Andrew Nordan on drums. Just to name a few of the tunes played this evening: Four (Miles … [Read more...]

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 unexpected treat. Bruce features original compositions as well as classics....all with remarkable creativity. Bruce can sound like a … [Read more...]

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 family gather to listen to the creative output of a handful of well-seasoned musicians, comfortable in their places and happy … [Read more...]

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 feature beer and wine from local and regional vintners and micro-brewers.  Come taste our specialty soups dujour, our array of … [Read more...]

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 is limited due to the size of the crowd. This doesn't put any sort of damper on the fun and enthusiasm felt by the dancers as … [Read more...]

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 Melancholy Baby, Pennies from Heaven, All of Me and many, many more. In this photo by Banter's Bob Ralph, Kimberly beams for her … [Read more...]

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 to add their special flavor to the mix.  Le Not So Hot Klub plays compositions and cover tunes featured by gypsy jazz … [Read more...]

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 Thursday night brings 4 hours or more of music from any genre imaginable plus occasional readings of poetry or prose, comedy or … [Read more...]

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 open mic night or sitting around the circle in sessions.  Always sharing their talents with whomever they find at Banter, the … [Read more...]