DFW Music News

Taquería el Picante, Denton's Punk Haven, Has Been Forced to Cancel All Upcoming Shows

In a cracked parking lot, sharing a mercantile space with Sprockets Bicycle Shop, sits Taqueria el Picante, home to one hell of a barbacoa taco and formerly the best DIY performance space in North Dallas. The Lego-yellow colored business' owner and operator helped give local bands and their fans a venue to call home. But after property owners Uptown Knight LLC issued a cease and desist order to taquería owner Sven Wilde, those days appear to be over.

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Lee Escobedo