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Meanwhile, on Fry Street …

New festival near UNT focuses on Red Dirt sound

Canned Festival isn’t the only game in town Saturday.

Attention, Red Dirt music addicts: Fry Fest Denton has a bumper crop of up-and-coming artists who bend their rock around country’s traditional twang.

With two stages and 17 acts, Fry Fest starts at 1 p.m. Saturday on Fry Street/Avenue A at Mulberry Street. The music runs through 10 p.m., with Stoney LaRue closing out the night.

Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the gates, which open at 1 p.m. VIP tickets, which include access to the VIP patio with acoustic performances, cost $60. The event is for ages 21 and older only. Beer, wine and liquor will be sold throughout the festival.

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— Lucinda Breeding