PLAY: The Free Man Lounge (TX) Summer

Posted by:  The Free Man Lounge  | When:  –  | Where: The Free Man Cajun Cafe & Lounge, 2626 Commerce St, Dallas, Texas, USA

  Booking 3 Sonicbids bands

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 It's that time of the year for local bands to come and play at Dallas best restaurant/music venue! We feature live Jazz/Swing/Dixieland 7 days a week from 7-10 PM and on Sunday 2-5 PM in the afternoon. We have live rock/alt rock/alt-country/folk/punk or hip hop 7 days a week from 10-1:30 AM

In addition to our stellar live music scheduling, we have the Best Cajun food in Dallas - such as gumbo, jambalaya, boudin balls, crawfish etouffee, voodoo chicken, and much, much more.


The Opportunity

 The Free Man Lounge is a place that people to have a good time and have a unique dining and musical experience. Our goal is to make The Free Man into a cornerstone of the resurgence of Deep Ellum. We're looking for awesome bands to play throughout the summer. This is an ongoing opportunity to apply, and we'll find the best date for your band.

The Band

We're looking for bands of all genres that play original music. We love Rock, Jazz, Swing, Folk, Punk, Acoustic, Country, Hip-Hop and Alternative,  but we're open to all genres if it's good music

Bands must be actively playing shows 

Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

Bands are able to sell merch on-site

All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase

Acts must have a solid online presence 

The Gig

Pay is determined upon booking

PA provided

Basic backline provided 

Capacity +125

Local bands must be able to draw  +15

Bands get food and drinks

This is also a great opportunity for local up and coming acts to get more visibility. 

We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing our venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that we think fit your band!


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking