America's Best Music Cities
It’s just three hours up the road from Austin, but somehow the musical magic didn’t make it this far north. This city’s buttoned-down vibe extends to pretty much anything related to hipster fun: it ranks No. 29 for its cocktail hour and last for ethnic food, coffee bars, and people-watching. To hear the best up-and-coming music in the area—without going down to Austin—head to college town Denton, less than an hour north of Big D.