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Continued from 8 >> guys were the guys who formed the Eli Young Band,� he says. Another starving artist called the R Bar and asked if he could come in and sing for $50. He was on his way to Austin and wanted to stop in Denton. “It was David Cook from American Idol,� Banks says, referring to the winner of the seventh season of the blockbuster television singing competition. He’s not in it to spot future stars, though. Banks says he simply wants to keep the doors open for working men and women who might need a cold beer and a tempo to dance to. He says he loves getting to know his customers. “What we pride ourselves in is throwing a party,� Banks says. “We throw the rowdiest, loudest party in town. We’re yelling to the crowd, and I’ve never had a problem making a fool of myself on that stage. We just want to throw a party. And I think we do that. “I can tell you that I’ve seen a guy in a 10-gallon cowboy hat get up and move it to a hip-hop song you’d think he’d never like.�

“What we pride ourselves in is throwing a party. We throw the rowdiest, loudest party in town. We’re yelling to the crowd, and I’ve never had a problem making a fool of myself on that stage.�

LUCINDA BREEDING can be reached by calling 940-566-6877 or sending an email to cbreeding@dentonrc.com.

— Lloyd Banks, owner of Rockin’ Rodeo I1

     

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October 2012

Little d After Dark

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October Little d After Dark 2012  

Monthly entertainment magazine of the Denton Record-Chronicle.

October Little d After Dark 2012  

Monthly entertainment magazine of the Denton Record-Chronicle.