Sammons Discovery

Sammons Discovery launched in 2016 to showcase the unique music artists and music of North Texas. From mandolin orchestras and jazz harp ensembles to percussionists and guitarists whose repertoires span multiple genres, the series has proven to be a special performance experience for the artists and audiences alike.

Presented in the historic setting of Meadows Hall on select Fridays, each concert begins at 8:00 pm and consists of two sets with a brief intermission between sets. Refreshments are served from 7:30 pm through intermission. Doors to Meadows Hall, located on the first floor of the historic Sammons Center, open at 7:30 pm

Performing at Sammons Discovery: We hire local acts from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. To be considered as a performer, please forward your bio, photo (or electronic press kit), music sample, and contact information to

2021 Schedule

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Impending Bloom (POSTPONED)
Friday, May 29, 2020 | 8pm @ Meadows Hall

This concert has been postponed; a new date is TBD.

Experience the world music of Impending Bloom. The band features lifelong musician and band founder Craig Shropshire on udu/clay pot drums, tabla, and more; Martin McCall, who plays instruments ranging from the taiko to the doumbek; world flute virtuoso, pianist, and keyboardist Cornell Kinderknecht; Don Vitsentzos, who plays many types of guitars; and electric bass guitarist/vocalist Adam Sage Johnson.

Sammons Discovery concerts begin at 8  p.m. in Meadows Hall; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $40 per person and includes valet parking, beverages, and light appetizers. Seating is open.

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