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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Midlake

Hailing from Denton, TX, Midlake, formed in the year 2000 while all its members were attending North Texas University. The band has come a long way since then, with four full-lengths and a handful of EPs under their belt. Blending elements of folk, psych, and 70s soft-rock, Midlake craft sublime, beautiful music all their own.

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Dallas, TX
coffee
West Oak
Laid-back, brick-lined hangout with espresso drinks & 10 Texas beers on tap, plus light fare including toasts and scones.
114 W Oak St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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Shift
Relaxed place for espresso drinks, pour-over coffee, & loose-leaf tea, plus free Wi-Fi.
Shift Coffee, 519 S Locust St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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Jupiter House

Storefront coffee shop with brick walls & many tables, pouring Costa Rican roasts with pastries.

Jupiter House, 106 N Locust St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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shopping
Mad World Records
Local shop selling new & used records, CDs, & DVDs, plus T-shirts & other collectibles.
Mad World Records, 115 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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Circa 77 Vintage
Vintage shop in Denton specializing in high-end styles dating back to the 20s.
Circa 77 Vintage, 225 W Oak St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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Barley & Board

Brewpub in a vintage brick building offering dozens of beers on tap & New American bar fare.

Barley & Board, 100 W Oak St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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The Texas Theatre
Opened in 1931 in Oak Cliff, The Texas Theatre is known for its “Venetian” design style, including opera boxes in the auditorium under a full night sky, fountains, projected clouds on the ceiling, an organ, and a giant chandelier. It's the third-largest theatre in Dallas. On November 22, 1963 at approximately 1:45 p.m., nearly 15 Dallas police officers converged on the Texas Theatre in search of a man who had entered without paying. That man was Lee Harvey Oswald – murder suspect in the slaying of Officer J.D. Tippit and later President John F. Kennedy’s accused lone assassin. He ducked into the theatre during an in-progress showing of War Is Hell.
Texas Theatre, 231 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
venue
Dan’s Silverleaf
Live music venue hosting everything from Tejana to experimental acts, staged in a roadhouse-like bar with a back porch.
Dan's SilverLeaf, 103 Industrial St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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