EDGE Festival: Weekend Pass Holders Update


EDGE: The Texas Monthly Festival is returning to Dallas with a full weekend of onstage storytelling, exclusive interviews, live music, and more. Texas Monthly is excited to announce that Weekend Pass holders for EDGE will now get the choice of one of three exclusive new add-ons for the morning of Saturday, November 9. Weekend Pass holders also get access to all festival events, including Friday night’s presentation of Texas Monthly LIVE, in-depth exclusive interviews between Texas Monthly editors and some of the most fascinating and trend-setting Texans on Saturday afternoon, Saturday night’s performance by Leon Bridges, a Sunday sendoff party, and more. Texas Monthly is partnering once again with VisitDallas, the presenting sponsor of EDGE: The Texas Monthly Festival.

From tacos to immersive art, Weekend Pass holders can pick and choose one of three different morning events to round out their Texas Monthly Festival weekend, including a Brisket & Bubbles Brunch; Lucchese Presents: Boots & Breakfast Tacos; and An Exhibit Preview of the new Dallas Museum of Art exhibit speechless:different by design. Full details on each of these events is included below:

  • Lucchese Presents: Boots & Breakfast Tacos: Texas Monthly invites guests into the fold with a meet-and-greet with the world’s first taco editor José Ralat at the Lucchese Showroom, complete with boot fittings and a 15% off exclusive discounts only available to Weekend Pass holders. Enjoy a selection of unique breakfast tacos from Revolver Taco Lounge, and come prepared with your burning taco questions! Space is limited. RSVP + Weekend Pass credential required.

    • Cost: $10/person, includes tacos

    • Venue: Lucchese Showroom (Design District)

    • Time: 9:30am–11:30am

  • Brisket & Bubbles Brunch: Champagne is the perfect complement to brisket, according to Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn. We invite Weekend Pass holders to brunch at an exclusive soft opening of Terry Black’s newest location in Deep Ellum, and cheers with the world’s authority on BBQ. Space is limited. RSVP + Weekend Pass credential required. Limited space available.

    • Cost: $10/person, includes meal

    • Venue: Terry Black’s (New Location)

    • Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

  • Dallas Museum of Art New Exhibit Preview of speechless: different by design: 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. This tour opens with a conversation with the exhibit’s curator and a Texas Monthly editor. Space is limited. RSVP + Weekend Pass credential required.

    • Cost: Free

    • Venue: Dallas Museum of Art

    • Time: 10:30-12:00pm

Following these exciting events on Saturday morning, EDGE will host exclusive interviews at Canton Hall, only accessible for Weekend Pass holders, with Grammy Award-winning recording artist Annie Clark (also known as St. Vincent), TV personality and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell, cancer immunotherapy experts Dr. Jim Allison, Nobel Prize winner, and his wife, Dr. Padmanee Sharma, and more.

Additional events for the weekend include:

Texas Monthly LIVE – Friday, November 8, 2019:

  • Texas Monthly LIVE, presented by Frost Bank’s Opt for Optimism initiative, will kick-off the third annual EDGE at The Bomb Factory on Friday, November 8, 2019. Much like every printed issue of Texas Monthly, this live issue will feature stories examining contemporary Texas told by Texas Monthly editors and their invited guest editors. The stories told in the performance will be scored by a live band and paired with exceptional art and films. Guests to previous live issues of Texas Monthly have described the performance as “unlike any other event,” and “a reminder of why we love Texas.”

Leon Bridges + Special Guests – Saturday, November 9, 2019:

  • Saturday night of EDGE will take place at The Bomb Factory where Grammy Award-winning recording artist and songwriter Leon Bridges will headline a concert and showcase some of the best up-and-coming artistic talent in Texas. This evening is a special affair for Bridges, who is collaborating with the magazine to hand-select dancers, musicians, and artists to make the experience unforgettable. A must-see show for fans of Leon Bridges and the cultural reporting of Texas Monthly. Check out our website for updates on special guests.

Festival details and ticket information for all events, including Weekend Pass add-ons, can be found here: https://txmnth.ly/2ncjfeW.

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