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...]

February 7 – Mr. Joe at Banter

Dixieland Jazz in North Texas, brought to you by Mr Joe (Pinson) and a corp of veterans of the Southern tradition usually associated with New Orleans.  On a balmy February evening such as tonight, that is just where you might imagine you were if you were sitting in the crowd at Banter Bistro just … [Read more...]

Bluegrass at Banter – February 4

Saturday night in Texas brings tunes to Banter from the American heartland. Tonight, a new bluegrass band staffed by not-so-new veterans of the bluegrass scene in Denton.  Up the Creek is made up of Ray Williams on mandolin, Gary Washmon on fiddle, Jack Ryan on guitar and Matt Riley on bass.  These … [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...]