Celebrate Texas Music History at the New Museum and Music Garden Opening on Saturday, July 25th

unnamedThe long-awaited opening of the new facility of the Texas Musicians Museum has finally been announced in historic downtown Irving at 222 E. Irving Blvd.

The public is invited to celebrate the opening of this exciting addition to the community on Saturday, July 25th from 10 a.m. ’til 10 p.m.  The day will include self-guided walk-through tours of the museum, which showcases invaluable displays of memorabilia from a variety of Texas music legends and heroes, such as:  Buddy Holly, Janis Joplin, Willie Nelson, Beyonce Knowles, and so many more!  Cold beverages and good eats will be available for purchase from Neon Armadillo, and participants will enjoy a full day of LIVE performances from a variety of Texas artists on the stage of the Texas Music Garden, adjacent to the museum – a total of 11 acts representing different music genres from incredible Texas talent.

Legendary ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Bill Mack (famous songwriter and most known for his time as DJ on WBAP radio) is “excited to learn that the Texas Musicians Museum is coming to Irving, Texas!” Mr. Mack will be sharing many select pieces from his personal collection with the museum.  “The Texas Musicians Museumpromises to be a place to be enjoyed by this and future generations for years to come.”

unnamedDirector of the Texas Musicians MuseumTom Kreason expresses his excitement, “This will be the first time that the public will be able to see what we’ve been dreaming about for a long time.  This is going to be a great day for Irving, for those people who have made Texas music recognizable around the world, and most of all for the fans!”

Tom was recently interviewed about the museum, http://www.fox4news.com/clip/11620161/fox-4ward-texas-musicians-museummp4

Tickets to the BIG Opening are limited, so in order to allow more people to be a part of the celebration, the opening day festivities will be divided into two sessions.  Tickets are available to purchase for session one from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at $40, session two from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. at $50, or you can purchase an All Day Pass for $75, which is limited to a first-come, first served basis. The music line-up and other ticket specials and reserved seating information is available below and on the website at www.TMMTexas.com.

 

What:  Texas Musicians Museum BIG Opening Party

Where: 222 East Irving Boulevard in old downtown Irving

When:  Saturday July 25th from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

 

For more information about the new Texas Musicians Museum in Irving, or for interviews please contact:

Cameron Tilbury at 615.712.7713  cameron@maplestarmusicmedia.com, or

Kristi Holman at 817.703.5680 or kholman@klmgmt.com.


BIG Opening Schedule:

First Session  10 AM – 3 PM

Symphony String Quartet

Miss Devon & The Outlaw with their cowboy/western originals & covers and delightful banter

Holly Tucker from the 2013 season of the NBC hit reality show, The Voice

Joseph Vincelli – incredible contemporary jazz saxophonist

Cowjazz Western Swing with special guest Leon Rausch & Louise Rowe (both formerly of Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys)

 

Second Session   4 PM – 10 PM

Gustavo Rodriguez Band – A new epoch in musical evolution – Latin Soul music for your mind, body and soul.

Broken Teeth – seriously heavy, no-nonsense rock ‘n’ roll.  “No ballads.  No crying.”  (Don’t say we didn’t warn ya!)

Jimmy Wallace’s Guitar Army – Texas Blues Brigade with Special Guests

Bubble Puppy – Psychedelic Rock band, known for their 60’s hit, Hot Smoke & Sassafras

Bobby Patterson – high-energy multi-faceted performer with a whole lot o’ soul…he’s the real deal! (with Special Guest)

Jamie Richards – honky-tonk singer with a bit of an edge who can certainly party when he needs to. (with Special Guest)

Additional Ticket Details:

Tickets for the first session are $40 each, or bring friends! – 2 for $75, or 4 for $120.  Tickets for the second session are $50 each, 2 for $90, or 4 for $160.  A small number of all-day passes are available for $75 each, 2 for $140 or 4 for $260.  A few all-day passes with reserved seats are $100 each, 2 for $190, or 4 for $360.  No service fees will be added, but all tickets purchased will have the required 8.25% sales tax included.

 

To be part of the BIG Party celebrating the opening of the Texas Musicians Museum, select the session and tickets you prefer, and purchase your tickets at the online TMM Store at www.TMMTexas.com – click on TMM Store.  (Sorry, no checks or cash purchases for this event).  All tickets/passes are subject to availability and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

TMM Daily Operations and Ticket Prices starting July 26, 2015:

Museum hours:

Sunday – 12 Noon – 5 PM

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – Thursday 10 AM – 6 PM

Friday – Saturday  10 AM – 9 PM

 

Admission:

$15 Adults

$11 Senior 60+

$10 Youth ages 11 – 17

Free for ages 10 and under with Parent


About Texas Musicians Museum (TMM):

First opened in 2007, the TMM is the largest public display of Texas music history in the world. It has entertained and educated visitors from across the USA and around the globe, including Russia, Spain, France, Germany, the U.K. and Canada.  TMM’s new facility will be completed in July 2015 at 222 E. Irving Blvd., located in the Historical Heritage Crossing District in downtown Irving, Texas, celebrating the rich heritage of music here in Texas.  The museum offers displays of real Texas music memorabilia: stage-worn outfits, awards, instruments and more from many of Texas’ greatest music legends. TMM Contact information:

Phone – (972) 865-9579, Email – thetxmm@gmail.com,

Website – www.TMMTexas.com