Kensie Coppin brings her timeless country music to The Shops at Lakeside tonight (Friday, August 18), 7:30-9:30 pm.
The singer-songwriter from South Central Texas comes to Lakeside from Nashville where she has written and composed with the likes of Wes Hightower, Bryan Wayne, Dale Dodson, Greg Bates, Curly Putnam, Will Bowen, Dani Flowers, and Terri Jo Box over the last six years.
You’ll hear covers as well as material from the 2015 EP she recorded at Bismeaux Studios in Austin with Sam Seifert.
Her influences include George Strait, Tammy Wynette, Shania Twain, and Miranda Lambert. Click here more information.
Beginning this weekend (Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29), valet parkers will be available to park the cars of patrons of The Shops at Lakeside.
The service will be offered beginning at 5 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. The valet stand will be located on the north side of the music plaza, close to Mio Nonno Trattoria (see photo and map).
“With the growing popularity of our shops and restaurants in addition to the release of some popular summer movies at Moviehouse & Eatery,” said Jimmy Archie, managing partner of Realty Capital, master developer of Lakeside DFW, “the need for valet service became apparent. [Read more…]
The start time for the Lakeside Music Series is sliding back from 7 to 7:30 pm for the remainder of the summer, beginning this week.
Another change for this week: Jon Christopher Davis is stepping in for his good friend Crystal Yates. Both singer-songwriters play a similar style of country music and rank among Lakeside’s most popular acts.
“The time change will help our performers and our audience avoid some of the summer heat,” said Jimmy Archie, managing director of Realty Capital, master developer of Lakeside DFW.
“We plan to keep the 7:30 start time through the first two weeks of September. Then we’ll determine how to proceed for the fall.”
The series continues through the second week of November.
Only a small crowd was on hand at 7 to hear a jazzy rendition of “Dock of the Bay.” Too bad.
As the evening wore on, however, the crowd grew and with each tune — from Stevie Wonder to Hall and Oates to Steve Ray Vaughn — they recognized they were in for a treat. [Read more…]
When Chant Duplantier takes the stage Friday night, July 7, in The Shops at Lakeside, the Lakeside Music Series will celebrate a year on the Flower Mound music scene.
“It has brought so many people here that may never have come otherwise,” said Richard Baldwin, owner of Epic Gelato, which sits adjacent to the plaza. “We see a quantifiable increase in traffic as a result of the series, especially when the most popular acts perform.”
Originally dubbed the “Summer Music Series,” the Friday night event grew out of a desire by shop owners to generate traffic for and awareness of The Shops at Lakeside.
Of the options discussed, the owners of the shops were swayed by a plan for a weekly music series devised primarily by Mercy Little, proprietor of In the Box Pack & Ship.
How could they trust that it would work? [Read more…]
The Wylie, TX native is certain to win lots of fans at the Lakeside Music Series. Click here to sample some of her tunes.
During her formative years growing up, Kylie and her brother and sisters would sing along with their step-dad to the likes of Radney Foster or Jerry Jeff Walker.
She’s never strayed from those early influences. Throw in singer/songwriters Walt Wilkins and Patty Griffin and you begin to understand why her lyrics sound so … real.
“You can just feel something about somebody when they mean what they are singing,” Kylie says. “That’s so important to me. Music is a connecting point with people; it’s fellowship with people. It’s why I love music.”
(Note: Jon Christopher Davis was originally scheduled to perform on May 5, but had a scheduling conflict.)
Get ready blues/rock guitar fanatics, Matt Tedder is coming to Lakeside Friday night, 7-9 pm.
This 20-year-old is already a veteran of the Nashville music scene, where he has been writing and playing with some of the city’s best since he turned 17.
At Lakeside, you’ll be treated to some tracks from his upcoming debut album as well as covers from the likes of The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Reed, and Roy Orbison.
Anointed a guitar prodigy at 10, Matt’s blues and slide guitar will blow you away.
Plan to dine at one of the restaurants in Lakeside DFW. Carvao Prime Brazilian Steakhouse offers a happy hour from 5-7 pm. Both Paradise Bistro and Mio Nonno offer patios from which to enjoy the music.
Bring a blanket or portable chairs if you plan to enjoy the performance from the plaza.
Note: A new policy has been adopted regarding weather-related performances. Going forward, performances called due to weather conditions will be rescheduled for another date. Performances will not be moved indoors.
Baton Rouge native and Baylor graduate Chant Duplantier brings a jazz guitar sound to Lakeside.
A seasoned musician who has toured for over 10 years with the band, Chant, he will dazzle you with his guitar playing as well as his voice.
In addition to performing some of his original material, expect some savory covers, including “Purple Rain,” “All of Me,” and “Sara Smile.”
Plan to dine at one of the restaurants in Lakeside DFW. Carvao Prime Brazilian Steakhouse offers a happy hour from 5-7 pm. Both Paradise Bistro and Mio Nonno offer patios.
Bring a blanket or portable chairs if you plan to relax in the plaza.
In case of rain, the performance will move indoors at Mio Nonno Trattoria.
A great crowd turned out for the return of the Lakeside Music Series last Friday to see Sebastian Valenzuela (click on the video at left).
This week, Chaz Marie-Hope and husband Quinten Hope bring their soulful country, R&B, Delta blues, and rock ‘n roll to plaza in The Shops at Lakeside (2314 Lakeside Parkway in Flower Mound).
Dubbed the “Hillbilly Arethra,” Chaz delivers a fresh and soulful alternative to the formulaic country artists. Expect some moving (as in get up and dance) covers plus tunes from Chaz’s EP. [Read more…]
The live music of the Lakeside Music Series returns for its second season in the plaza at Lakeside DFW on Friday, April 7.
This season, Mio Nonno Trattoria will be open and patrons may sit on the patio overlooking the plaza while they enjoy food, drink, and music.
Once again, talent agent Michael Clay is bringing a variety of high quality acts.
Plan to bring your blanket or portable chairs to the plaza in Lakeside DFW Friday night, 7-9 pm, to enjoy Christmas carols performed by pop a cappella choirs from Flower Mound High School.
Slip Clay & Lil’ Bro will color the Lakeside Music Series blue on Friday, November 18, with some bluesy rock ‘n roll.
The popular Easy Sliders food truck also will be on site.
As in their appearance on August 5, a few guest musicians may stop by and join the fun. They are sure to get the crowd movin’ and groovin’.
You’ll hear everything from Ray Charles to Stevie Ray Vaughn.
Get ready to rock!
(Note: Jon Christopher Davis, who was originally scheduled for this date, is recovering from eye surgery.) [Read more…]