The City of Garland Cultural Arts Department is searching for local singer/songwriters to perform their tunes on Sat., July 23, 8 p.m., at the Granville Arts Center in Downtown Garland. To be considered for this first-ever, songwriters-in-the-round performance, submit a link to an audio or video performance of a self-written song by clicking here:


Live Performance Details:

  • singer/songwriters will perform with one acoustic instrument or keyboard in a song-swap format
  • performers will be paid
  • each performer will play 3-5 songs
  • Garland-based entries are preferred.


Garland Summer Musicals Tickets Now On Sale


Tickets to Garland Summer Musicals’ productions of “Mamma Mia!” (June 14-23) and “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” (July 19-28) are now on sale at, 972-205-2790 or in-person at the Granville Arts Center Box Office (300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland).

"Mamma Mia!" - the smash hit musical based on the songs of legendary pop group ABBA, opens the 2019 Season on June 14 and runs Fridays through Sundays until June 23. Sophie, a young bride-to-be, schemes to find her biological father so he can walk her down the aisle during the upcoming wedding on a colorful Greek island. Will she find her father among three candidates from her mother's past? Find out in "Mamma Mia!"


"Mamma Mia!"

Fridays, June 14 and June 21 at 8 p.m.

Saturdays, June 15 and June 22 at 8 p.m.

Sundays, June 16 and June 23 at 2:30 p.m.


Following “Mamma Mia!” is the song and dance spectacular "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers."

This Broadway and Film classic opens on July 19 and runs Fridays through Sundays until July 28. Adam, a grizzled woodsman, and his new wife Milly return to Adam's cabin to begin their lives together. Milly discovers that Adam's six ill-mannered, backwoods brothers also live in the cabin. As Milly begins teaching the brothers proper manners, the brothers kidnap six local girls in hopes of having their own wives like Milly. 


"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

Fridays, July 19 and July 26 at 8 p.m.

Saturdays, July 20 and July 27 at 8 p.m.

Sundays, July 21 and July 28 at 2:30 p.m.


All performances are at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street in Downtown Garland.

Tickets:, 972-205-2790 or in-person at the Granville Arts Center Box Office.

Since 1983, Garland Summer Musicals has provided both entertainment and educational opportunities to North Texas with annual summer musical productions. GSM encourages professional artists (through Guest Artist contracts with Actor’s Equity) to work with aspiring performers of all ages, creating a diverse theatre training and semi-professional production company. GSM produces two major musical classics each summer at the Granville Arts Center in Downtown Garland, bringing Broadway blockbuster entertainment to over 6,500 patrons each season.