In the summer, what's better than winding down from a long week with some fresh air, beautiful scenery, and live music? Only one thing: when it's all free.
Sunset Sessions in the Grove brings a roster of local musicians to Waterside, "Fort Worth's second living room." You can catch some of the area's most talented up-and-comers from 6-8 pm every Friday in May and June, and make a night of it while you're there.
The shopping, dining, and leisure destination is built around the Grove, a park-like oasis with access to the Trinity Trails that's tucked away in the center. Lush greenery surrounds locally made furniture and planters, with bocce ball and cornhole courts at the ready for fidgety little ones (or the little at heart). Take in the public art created by Texas artist Bob “Daddy-O” Wade, and marvel at the 6,600-gallon cistern that collects water from the roof of Whole Foods Market.
There's free WiFi too, something that'll come in handy when you start sharing pics and clips of concerts. Here's who is on tap for June:
- June 2: Casey Thompson
- June 9: Ansley Dougherty
- June 16: Morgan Lindley
- June 23: Eric Webb
- June 30:Zach Pack
Make a reservation for the patios at Piatello Italian Kitchen or Taco Diner, and enjoy the music while you dine or sip on a cocktail. You can also put together a meal at Whole Foods Market and stake out a spot on its patio, or take your food into the Grove for a picnic. Don't forget a bottle of wine or ice-cold six-pack.
If when June comes to a close you're already missing the music, don't worry — Sunset Sessions will be back again in the fall.