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EDGE: The Texas Monthly Festival

A Weekend Full of Onstage Storytelling, Exclusive Interviews, Live Music & More!

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Join us for EDGE: The Texas Monthly Festival, a weekend full of onstage storytelling, live music, and access to exclusive interviews between Texas Monthly editors and some of the most influential people making waves in Texas and beyond. From fascinating conversations to artistic performances, explore culture alongside the National Magazine of Texas.

The 3rd annual EDGE, presented by VisitDallas, features Grammy Award-winning recording artist and songwriter Leon Bridges, Grammy Award-winning recording artist St. Vincent, designer Brandon Maxwell, cancer immunologists Dr. Jim Allison, Nobel Prize-winner, and Dr. Padmanee Sharma, plus a deep lineup of Texas Monthly editors and special guests like acclaimed author Stephen Harrigan!

From November 8-10, 2019 in downtown Dallas, EDGE will bring the magazine to life through one-of-a-kind experiences that explore and celebrate culture in Texas.

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All Weekend Access

Buy Weekend Pass

For $150, you get:

Texas Monthly LIVE

TM Live After Party

Optional Art & Food Events

Interviews with St. Vincent, Dr. Jim Allison, Brandon Maxwell, and more!

Concert with Leon Bridges & Special Guests

Weekend Guide to Dallas Booklet

Swag Bag + Signed Leon Bridges vinyl

One-Year Texas Monthly Subscription

*Premium seating upgrades sold out.

Texas Monthly LIVE

Buy Ticket

For $25, you get:

Texas Monthly LIVE

TM Live After Party

Optional Art & Food Events

Interviews with St. Vincent, Dr. Jim Allison, Brandon Maxwell, and more!

Concert with Leon Bridges & Special Guests

Weekend Guide to Dallas Booklet

Swag Bag + Signed Leon Bridges vinyl

One-Year Texas Monthly Subscription

Leon Bridges Concert

Buy Ticket

For $50, you get:

Concert with Leon Bridges & Special Guests

Texas Monthly LIVE

TM Live After Party

Optional Art & Food Events

Interviews with St. Vincent, Dr. Jim Allison, Brandon Maxwell, and more!

Weekend Guide to Dallas Booklet

Swag Bag + Signed Leon Bridges vinyl

One-Year Texas Monthly Subscription

*Premium seating upgrades sold out.

Schedule

Friday, November 8

Texas Monthly LIVE

Experience classic Texas Monthly storytelling at its finest, with onstage performances from editors and contributors magnificently scored by a live band. Audiences are calling it “original and memorable,” and “unlike any other event!” Find more details about the Texas Monthly LIVE performance here.

Doors 6:30 p.m.
Show 8:00 p.m.
The Bomb Factory

Saturday, November 9

Brisket & Bubbles Brunch

Attend an exclusive soft opening of Terry Black’s newest location in Deep Ellum, and cheers with the world’s authority on BBQ, Daniel Vaughn. More info and tickets here**RSVP and Weekend Pass credential required. **

11am-Noon

Lucchese Presents: Boots & Breakfast Tacos

A meet-and-greet with new taco editor José Ralat at the Lucchese store, tacos from Revolver Taco lounge, and boot fittings and special prices available for Weekend Pass holders. More info and tickets here**RSVP and Weekend Pass credential required. **

9:30am-11:30am

Exhibit Preview: speechless at the DMA

Weekend Pass holders are invited to a special preview of the Dallas Museum of Art’s newest exhibit speechless: different by design, an exhibition of multi-sensory, interactive, and immersive experiences. The exclusive exhibit preview opens with an onstage conversation between the exhibit’s curator and a Texas Monthly editor. Space is limited. RSVP + Weekend Pass credential required. More info here

10:30am-Noon

Exclusive Interviews

*Only Available to Weekend Pass Holders* Texas Monthly editors lead intimate interviews with some of the most exciting Texans on the scene, including Grammy Award-winning recording artist St. Vincent, designer Brandon Maxwell, and cancer immunologists Dr. Jim Allison, Nobel Prize-winner, and Dr. Padmanee Sharma! Stay tuned for more updates to the schedule.

Doors 12:00 p.m.
Show 12:30 p.m.
Canton Hall

Leon Bridges + Special Guests

Texas Monthly collaborates with Grammy Award-Winning recording artist and songwriter Leon Bridges to headline and curate a showcase highlighting some of the best up-and-coming artistic talent in Texas. Featuring music from Medicine Man Revival and DJ Sober, a design takeover from Israel Vasquez of Studio Real, and onstage performances by Leap For Grace Dance Company and Derrius Jamal “Bang” Harmon with Neiman “Nemo Fiasco” Calvin and Kenny “KB” Busby. It’s a one-night-only special event with North Texas roots and artistic influences personal to Leon. Hosted with Andy Langer, one of the most recognizable voices in Texas music and host of Texas Monthly’s National Podcast of Texas.

Doors 7:00 p.m.
The Bomb Factory

Sunday, November 10

Sunday in the Park

Join Texas Monthly for a free public event in downtown Dallas, complete with live music, access to food trucks, and an assortment of interactive pop-ups. More details to come!

12:00–3:00 p.m.

Featuring

Leon Bridges

Concert with the Grammy Award-Winning Recording Artist and Songwriter

St. Vincent

Exclusive Interview with the Grammy Award-Winning Recording Artist

Brandon Maxwell

Exclusive Interview with the Fashion Designer & Project Runway Judge

Dr. Jim Allison

Exclusive Interview with the Nobel Prize-Winning Cancer Immunologist

Dr. Padmanee Sharma

Exclusive Interview with the Nobel Prize-Winning Cancer Immunologist

Stephen Harrigan

Special Performance by the Acclaimed Author during Texas Monthly LIVE

Carrie Rodrigruez

Musical Director

Cat Cardenas

Associate Editor

Daniel Vaughn

Barbecue Editor

David Courtney

Senior Editor

Katy Vine

Executive Editor

Michael Hall

Executive Editor

Mimi Swartz

Senior Executive Editor

Pat Sharpe

Executive Editor

José Ralat

Taco Editor

Skip Hollandsworth

Executive Editor

Medicine Man Revival

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