Music on Main Street

 
Irving’s new concert series showcases live music performances from a variety of genres, with great musicians from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. All concerts are free, family-friendly, and include limited seating and on-site concessions.  Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged.  Come early to enjoy shopping and restaurants in the Irving Heritage District.  In the event of inclement weather, concerts may be rescheduled.  Read more about the concert series here, or download a printable concert schedule here.

Upcoming Concert Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 26
Noon to 3 p.m.
Whistlestop Plaza

 
The Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with the Irving Public Library to present an afternoon of family fun!  Enjoy a vintage car show, live jazz music by 2 Tone Band, children's activities and food as we celebrate "The Great Gatsby", which is the focus of The Big Read 2013.  Concert begins at 1 p.m.
 
The vintage and classic car show featuring vehicles built in 1920-1959 offers over 25 categories.  Pre-registration is available online here for $15; deadline for pre-registration is October 19.  Vehicle load-in begins at 11 a.m.; awards will be handed out at 2:30 p.m.  For more details about the car show, call Mike at (903) 215-0846.
 
2 Tone Band
2 Tone Band
 

Past Concerts

Saturday, Apr. 27
Vocal Trash
 
Saturday, May 25
CANTA Rhythm & Brass (Latin)
 
Saturday, June 22
Three Kings Band (Blues)

Thursday, July 4
Texas Gypsies Band (Rockabilly)
 
Saturday, Aug. 24
J. D. Monson Band (Country) 
 
Friday, Sept. 13
Fingerprints (R&B)

Getting Here

Traveling to Downtown Irving is easy, no matter what part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex you are coming from!
 
By Train 
 
Save gas and take the TRE commuter rail to the Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station, which is located directly next to Whistlestop Plaza.   With connecting service from Fort Worth, Denton or Dallas, the TRE is a great option for everyone.  Check here for schedules and more information. 
 
By Car 
  • From Hwy 183: Exit O'Connor Road and go south.  Turn left onto Rock Island Road.  Whistlestop Plaza is at the intersection of Rock Island Road and Main Street.
  • From Loop 12: Exit Irving Blvd and go west.  Turn right onto O'Connor Road.  Turn right onto Rock Island Road.  Whistlestop Plaza is at the intersection of Rock Island Road and Main Street. 
  • From I-30: Exit MacArthur Blvd and go north.  Turn right onto Rock Island Road.  Whistlestop Plaza is at the intersection of Rock Island Road and Main Street.
Parking is available at the Downtown Irving Rail Station (201 Rock Island Road) and along Main Street south of Irving Blvd.
 

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