Honky-tonk twang with rock-and-roll stomp
An alt-country band with punk roots, The Vandoliers formed in 2015, bringing together a group of Dallas/Fort Worth musicians led by frontman, Joshua Fleming. Fiercely proud of their homeland, the Vandoliers put their own spin on the Texas country tradition with 2016’s Ameri-Kinda, a debut album that mixed honky-tonk twang with hard-edged, rock-n-roll stomp. The band’s follow-up release, The Native, arrived less than one year, doubling down on The Vandoliers’ modern approach to traditional influences with barreling guitar solos, train beats, anthemic melodies, mariachi horns and the autobiographical details of Joshua’s own travels. The band’s music is a sign of where they’re going. It’s twang and tattoos, grit and guitars, honky-tonk and horns, Tejano and Telecasters. It’s The Vandoliers.
Concerts are family-friendly and free, except for the Barenaked Ladies concert, which requires a ticket purchase. The Levitt Pavilion is located at 100 W. Abram St. in Founders Plaza on the corner of Abram and Center streets. For directions and parking, please see Directions & Parking. The Levitt is an open-lawn seating, outdoor concert venue. Visitors to the FREE concerts should bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Picnics and coolers are welcome to the FREE concerts. Please do not bring glass containers to the Levitt. Concessions are sold at the Levitt, including beer and wine. For additional information, please visit our FAQs, call the 24-hour information line at 817.543.4301, or email [email protected].