HomeGrown Music and Arts Festival!

Save the date for May 11 for the fourth annual HomeGrown Music and Arts Festival.  KXT will be there, will you?

HomeGrown Music and Arts Festival releases initial round of bands, including Texas native Britt Daniel’s (of Spoon) band Divine Fits in Dallas TX debut

Fourth Annual Celebration takes place in Downtown Dallas on May 11th 2013

DALLAS, TX, March 19th, 2013 – The 4th Annual HomeGrown Festival is proud to release the initial round of bands with Texas ties including our headliner Divine Fits, and joined by Larry g(EE), The Burning Hotels, Madison King, Zhora, Quiet Company, and J Charles and the Trainrobbers. The next round of news will be released on April 2, 2013.

DIVINE FITSThe mind meld of Britt Daniel (Texas native and frontman of Spoon) and Dan Boeckner (Wolf Paradeand The Handsome Furs), dubbed Divine Fits, has become one of the most promising collaborations to emerge in a long time. Both of these musicians have separately grown to be regarded as two of the most talented songwriters in the indie world and now the product of their combined talents has manifested in their debut album A Thing Called Divine Fits. http://divinefits.com/

LARRY G(EE)Dallas, TX based Larry g(EE)’s debut EP, Weekends, showcases a strutting blend of funk, silky soul and smart pop melodies that become irresistibly lodged in your brain. Weekends will give listeners a jolt – a burst of life affirming, beautifully rendered music that evokes the past, even as it is firmly rooted in the present.http://www.larry-gee.com/

THE BURNING HOTELSFort Worth, TX based Burning Hotels have created their own distinctively pop and oblique brand of music. Make no mistake about it; this is no stab at a trend. This is Pop music. The songs sound exactly as the band wants them to… Full of energy with electronic textures, danceable rhythms and catchy hooks. http://burninghotels.net/music/

MADISON KING. Dallas, TX based soulful country blues band. http://www.madisonkingmusic.com/

ZHORA. Dallas, TX based pop-electronic band.  http://zhora.bandcamp.com

QUIET COMPANYAustin, TX based anthemic pop-rock band. http://www.quietcompanymusic.com/

J CHARLES & THE TRAINROBBERSDallas, TX based country punk band. http://www.thetrainrobbers.com/

This one-day festival takes place at Main Street Garden Park, located at 1900 Main St. (between Harwood and St. Paul). Gates open at 11am. Tickets will be available on Tuesday, March 19th via LOCAL, online ticket outlet Prekindle (http://prekindle.com/promo/id/22815447473046981). Tickets purchased in advance of the festival are only $17 and will be $25 at the gate the day of event.  As a family friendly bonus, kids under age 10 are absolutely FREE!