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We do not offer reservations at Taverna Rossa - Southlake at this time. No reservations on Friday or Saturday Nights at Taverna Rossa - Plano. We host gatherings on a limited basis. Contact us for details. Food and Beverage minimum required.

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Pizza and Beer

Pizza and beer. For years, these two magic words have existed in delicious harmony. But in our grab-a-slice and chug-a-cold-one world, Taverna Rossa is here to take this tried-and-true pair to the next level.

Passionate about creating a remarkable experience through great food, drinks, service and atmosphere, Preston Lancaster, along with partner Tony Smith, set out to create their own favorite restaurant in a community they grew up in and are proud to be a part of.

Settling for nothing less than handmade goodness and hometown flavors, each pizza and entree is loaded with locally sourced ingredients like smoked Texas brisket and apple wood smoked bacon from Hamm’s Meat Market in McKinney, Lemley Tomatoes from Canton, Luscher’s Italian Sausage and Texas Wagyu sirloin.

The menu was created in collaboration with culinary consultant Brian Luscher, Chef/Owner of The Grape in Dallas, whose influence elevates every bite to pizza perfection.

Enjoy your pie with an ice-cold brew from our worldly craft beer selection. Or, for our guests wearing their fancy pants, we offer one-of-a-kind, handcrafted cocktails and a variety of wines.

Taverna Rossa is a place to make yourself at home and rest your feet, but make sure you can still tap ‘em along to the live bands that play 1 to 2 nights a week. From blues to country to rock, even the music has local flavor.

So grab your friends, grab your appetite and leave your old-school pizza principles at the door. Because at Taverna Rossa, we’ve crafted pizza and beer into a serious slice of amazing.

Thank you for your patronage, we truly appreciate it!

Our Team

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Preston Lancaster

Founder / ceo

Preston was born and raised in Dallas, Texas with restaurant-centric DNA in him. His grandparents were in the business for over 50 years and his mom owns a pizzeria and wine bar where Preston worked as a kid, running food and bussing tables. Fast-forward many years, Preston earned a golf scholarship to the University of San Diego and left four years later with a Business degree and his sights set on entering into the hospitality industry.

Preston has always been an entrepreneur at heart, from starting a lawn-mowing business as a child to owning a financial services company to owning half a dozen restaurants in the DFW Metroplex. In 2007, Preston purchased Palio’s Pizza Café in Little Elm, Texas and subsequently opened up three more North Texas locations. Soon after came the purchase and rebuild of the highly acclaimed Cadillac Pizza Pub in Downtown McKinney, Texas.  Next, the concept of Taverna Rossa was born and opened its doors in 2013 in Plano, Texas.

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Tony Smith
VP of Operations / Partner

Tony has grown up in the entertainment and service industries all his life, having been mentored by his grandfather, regional executive with Metro Goldwin Mayer Motion Pictures. Tony was raised in Dallas, Texas, but spent many years traveling and living abroad before he met Preston Lancaster in 2006, and later joined the group with restaurant #1, Palio’s Pizza Café in Little Elm.

Getting to do what he loves every day, Tony has become VP of Operations and a Partner in the 33 Restaurant Group, and remains enthused about its giant future. Having worked in the country club and restaurant industries most of his adult life, He’s truly living his dream, while bringing the Craft Pizza & Craft Bar scene to the next level.

An extreme sports enthusiast and huge Dallas Cowboy fan, an avid golfer and always giving Preston serious matches on the golf course. Tony is also a pizza oven master and a Jedi bartender, resurrecting his grandfather’s favorite recipes, including his famous Bloody Mary. You never know what Tony might whip up behind the bar or in the kitchen, but you can be guaranteed that it’ll be amazing and leave you coming back for more.

Tony enjoys working with his wife and life-partner, Sarah, who coordinates private events and gatherings for the 33 Restaurant Group, along with creating inspirational design touches and décor for the restaurants. I look forward to seeing you in one of our locations.

Sarah Smith
DIRECTOR OF LARGE PARTY EVENTS AND CATERING

One of the most energetic, creative, and organized catering and large party directors that any company would be lucky enough to have. Sarah is the loving wife of owner and operating partner Tony Smith. You can see her decorating the restaurants and preparing events for parties that join us in the restaurants and at home.

SOUTHLAKE, TX 04/15/2016 Marketing and PR representative Shannon McCarthy poses for a portrait at Taverna Rossa on April 15, 2016. Credit: Danny Fulgencio

Shannon McCarthy

Marketing and PR

Shannon is the creative lead behind {33} Restaurant Group’s Marketing and PR. With a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a diverse background in the sports, entertainment, and restaurant industries, Shannon brings a new perspective to our community relations and strategies. She regularly finds inspiration at the restaurants, or should we say “the office”. So next time you are in one of our restaurants, and you see her making a desk at one of our tables, feel free to stop by and let her know what you think!

Frontline Teams

The team behind every visit at your local Taverna Rossa.

Plano Crew: Lilly Bannat, Sean Sander, and Tanner Fleming

Southlake Crew: (Top-Bottom) Kristin Wisniewski, Vince Cano, Josh Davis, and Garrett Taylor

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Community

{33} Restaurant Group and Taverna Rossa strongly believe in giving back to the communities we serve.  We are thankful to be a part of your community and appreciate the opportunity to serve you great pizza, great brews, and remarkable experiences.

If you or somebody you know has a great cause they are supporting and they are looking for an opportunity to raise money, collect gifts, need volunteers, etc, then please reach out to us at and let’s see how we might partner together!

Press

Plano Magazine

NTX Beer Week 2016

Chug-a-lug, chug-a-lug. North Texans who celebrate the return of fall with a personal favorite locally brewed beer and/or a few seasonal selects, will want to mark down November 11-20 on the calendar. .
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Guide Live

Here is Where to Find Election Day food and drink deals in Dallas-Fort Worth

As the most divisive, bizarre and, frankly, exhausting U.S. presidential campaign ever crawls sputtering and gasping toward the general election finish line, the word among us common folk is more “can it just be over?” than fervor for a particular candidate.
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Zagat

20 Amazing Pizzas you need to try right now in Dallas-Fort Worth

Whether arriving at your doorstep or at your table from a coal-fired oven, pizza makes any day better. So to celebrate this round (sometimes square) masterpiece of dough, sauce and cheese (some traditional, some way outside-the-pizza-box), we’ve gathered 20 of the greatest around Dallas–Fort Worth, each fantastic in its own right. No matter how you slice it.
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Pop Goes The City

DALLAS OFF THE CLOCK: TRANSITION COCKTAILS

It’s finally starting to cool off in the metroplex. And that means that restaurants and bars all over town will be offering drinks perfect for fall and winter.
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Star-Telegram

TAVERNA ROSSA’S $10 LUNCH SPECIAL: FANCY PIZZA FOR A FAMILY PRICE

The price of a handmade, stone-oven pizza with local, premium toppings is now $10 at lunch, including a salad.
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Plano Magazine

56 BEST EATS IN PLANO 2016

Plano is kinda exploding these days with new restaurants. It can be tricky to figure out where to spend your hard-earned dollars when it’s time for dinner. But fear not, loyal Plano Magazine readers,…
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Fun City Stuff

TAVERNA ROSSA SOUTHLAKE TOPS THE PUB FAIR FOOD CHAIN

The pizza was good. The crust was fabulous. We were divided on the pizza flavors…
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LOCAL BUZZ

Just a few short years ago, if you saw a local beer on a restaurant menu or in your supermarket, it was a Shiner Bock…
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Star-Telegram

TAVERNA ROSSA ADDS A LAYER OF CRUST TO SOUTHLAKE’S PIZZA WORLD

Although Southlake has no shortage of pizza, there’s room for one more, if done well.
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Zagat

THE 18 BEST THINGS TO EAT AND DRINK THIS SUMMER IN DFW

The long days and warm nights of summer provide limitless opportunities for fun and adventure…
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Eater

DINING IN THE ‘BURBS

Pizza and beer go together like peas and carrots, especially at Taverna Rossa.
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D Magazine Sidedish

THE SCOOP

Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza and Beer celebrates the new locale with a grand opening celebration on Thursday, May 19.
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Zagat

12 AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS BRISKET DISHES IN DALLAS-FT. WORTH

This Plano favorite (and new Southlake sibling) serves brisket on pizzas, and inside its Texas-inspired lasagna…
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Star Local Media

NEW TENANTS TO JOIN GRANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT

Heritage Pizza Co. is the newest concept from {33} Restaurant Group, the same team behind Taverna Rossa and Cadillac Pizza Pub.
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Star-Telegram

EATS BEAT: NEW CHEF AT MAX’S, MORE PIZZA AND BRUNCH IN SOUTHLAKE

If there’s anything Southlake doesn’t need, it’s more pizza. But none of the other Southlake artisan pizza bars is quiet like Taverna Rossa, open in busy Park Village next to Malai.
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Eater Dallas

TAVERNA ROSSA IS NOW SLINGING STONE-FIRED PIZZAS & QUESO IN SOUTHLAKE

Rustin thin-crust pizzas and Texas Queso in the same concept may not make a whole lot of sense at first, but it’s a formula that Taverna Rossa has clearly perfected.
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Zagat

74 KILLER SPOTS FOR BEER IN DALLAS – FT. WORTH

There’s nothing quite like an icy cold beer on a hot afternoon. Or a rainy evening. Or with a platter of huevos rancheros during Sunday brunch. Really, is there any occasion when a pint or two isn’t in order?
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360 West Magazine

DINING OUT

With one restaurant area, Southlake is stepping up its game in two trendy areas: good pizza & good beer.
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DFW.com

THE BEST RESTAURANT PATIOS IN DFW

In a way, Southlake’s eclectic restaurant/retail center Park Village is one big patio, with a multicolor-lighted fountain spraying artfully…
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Culture Map

THIS DALLAS RESTAURANT NEWS ROUNDUP CAN BARELY CONTAIN ALL OF THE OPENINGS

If you want pizza, doughnuts, and coffee, you’ve come to the right place. We bring you tidings of a new pizzeria…
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Zagat

THE 12 MOST ANTICIPATED SPRING RESTAURANT OPENINGS IN DALLAS – FT. WORTH

The flowers are blooming and the birds are singing more cheerily, but our favorite sign of spring is the new crop of restaurants sprouting up all over the greater metro area.
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Eater Dallas

TAVERNA ROSSA WILL EXPAND SOUTHLAKE’S RAPIDLY GROWING DINING SCENE IN APRIL

Since opening in Plano, Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza & Beer has made a name for itself as one of the best spots in the ‘burbs to find a slice.
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Dallas Observer

TAVERNA ROSSA’S SECOND LOCATION IS OPENING IN SOUTHLAKE’S PARK VILLAGE

Craft beer and pizza is coming to the new Park Village Shopping Center in Southlake. Taverna Rossa, a project from the pizza-centric restaurant group that owns Cadillac Pizza Pub and Palio’s Pizza Cafe, will open in April, according to a press release.
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Star-Telegram

RESTAURANT NEWS FOR MARCH

A Winning Combination: Add Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza & Beer to a lengthy list of pizza possibilities in Southlake.
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Southlake Style

PIZZA PARTY: LOCALLY SOURCED EATS, CRAFT BEER, LIVE MUSIC COMING TO SOUTHLAKE

Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza and Beer is making its way to Southlake’s Park Village to offer hometown flavors in a comfortable, eclectic atmosphere.
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CBS DFW

BEST BLT IN DFW

In case you weren’t aware, April is National BLT Month, which gives you a good reason to indulge in America’s second favorite sandwich (ham being the first) all month long.
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Culture Trip

EATING OUT IN PLANO, TX: TOP 10 LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Deriving its name from its topography, Plano in Texas is a rapidly growing city, both economically and culturally. With an international population and a wide variety of cuisines, from Asian to Italian and Cuban to Viennese, we explore the top places to eat in Plano.
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Plano Magazine

TAVERNA ROSSA

Preston Lancaster and Tony Smith are in no hurry. It’s Monday evening, and their restaurant, Taverna Rossa, is filling up for dinner, with servers and customers engaged in lively chatter. 
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Zagat

THE HOTTEST PIZZERIAS AROUND THE US

In many cities across the U.S., the best and most beloved pizzeria is also the oldest. It’s one foodstuff where tradition often trumps hotness. But, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any new pizza spots worth paying attention to.
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Neighbors Go

TAVERNA ROSSA CRAFT PIZZA AND BEER CELEBRATES NTX BEER WEEK

Taverna Rossa dives in to North Texas Beer Week October 31-November 9 with a series of events and an exclusive tapping of Franconia’s Tripel Dunkel (November 1 at 12:00 pm) in conjunction with the first anniversary of the restaurant.
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CityLicious

TAVERNA ROSSA – CRAFT PIZZA AND BEER WORTH GOING OUT FOR!

Feels upscale without all the pretentiousness. The antler chandeliers, outdoor patio, & vintage light fixtures go a long way to get this place a unique yet comfortable feel. 
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Plano Star Courier

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE PLANO

The Plano Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Plano’s best and brightest at its annual Best of Plano awards dinner.
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 ZAGAT

6 TOP SPOTS FOR THE GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP

For the seventh year, the Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up showcases the state’s finest produce, meats and wine as part of a week-long celebration of all that’s raised, grown and cultivated in the Lone Star state.
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CRAVE DFW

CELEBRATE AMERICAN CRAFT BEER WEEK AT TAVERNA ROSSA

Looking to celebrate American Craft Beer Week?  In honor of American Craft Beer Week Taverna Rossa and Dallas’ Peticolas Brewing Company team-up for a beer-paired dinner Thursday, May 15 at 7:00pm.
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ZAGAT

9 REASONS TO DRIVE TO PLANO

Plano is about a whole lot more than buying a house with a yard and settling down. The ‘burb to our north happens to have a terrific variety of restaurants to choose from.
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 EATER DALLAS

12 PLACES TO FIND GLUTEN-FREE PIZZA IN DFW

Whether it’s an intolerance, an allergy, or a passing caveman-style Paleo challenge, there’s no reason why those eschewing gluten can’t enjoy pizza too. In honor of Pizza Week, we’ve rounded up Dallas’ best gluten-free pies.
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THRILLIST

THE COOLEST BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN TOWN

It’s time for a new edition (easy there, Bobby Brown) of the Thrillist 47, giving you the best new and new-ish places to eat and drink. Some had to go (we hardly knew ye, Private Social), while other hot spots could not be denied.
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ZAGAT

8 SPICY COCKTAILS TO TRY IN DALLAS

You already know that everything’s bigger in Texas, but it’s also true that everything’s spicier here, too; the food, the personalities and even the drinks. Here’s a selection of must-sip cocktails that pack a punch.
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 PLANO PROFILE

RESTAURANT REVIEW: TAVERNA ROSSA

With the name Taverna Rossa, we expected this new restaurant in Lakeside Market to look like a typical Italian restaurant. Boy, were we wrong!
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D MAGAZINE

RESTAURANT REVIEW: TAVERNA ROSSA

Preston Lancaster’s goal was to make people happy. If you like pizza and beer, you will be.
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D MAGAZINE

BEST BLOODY MARY IN DALLAS? TAVERNA ROSSA IN PLANO MAKES A DOOZIE

The best Bloody Mary in Dallas isn’t really in Dallas, it lives just across the city limits in Plano.
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Live Music this way

Live Music Schedule

For Booking, contact Shannon McCarthy:

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Southlake – Trey Allen Band

Trey Allen Band is an indie-rock band based out of Dallas, TX. They have performed at a variety of music venues across the country, from House of Blues in Dallas to music festivals in Oklahoma and Georgia. With Trey’s raspy vocals and passion for music and Johns harmony vocals it will grab your attention and make you want to hear more! There influences are The Rolling Stones, Radiohead, The Doors, and The Beatles, and current artist as well like, The Black Keys, Young The Giant, X Ambassadors and Kaleo.
 
Get your favorite cold beverages while joining us for this new age band. You won’t be able to get enough of them! 
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Plano – Isaac Tauaefa

You won’t believe your ears when you visit for craft pizza and beer! You’re truly just going to have to hear Isaac’s talent for yourself. Add tonight to your calendar.
 
Isaac’s real passion for music began after his football career as the starting nose guard at the University of Texas at El Paso ended abruptly due to a serious knee injury. After the injury, he discovered his love and passion for sharing music and bringing people together, which prompted him to audition for Fox’s X Factor USA, where he ended up as a top ten finalist in his category. They’ve had the pleasure of playing as featured artists of the Tumbleweed Festival in Kansas, the opening act for several headliners at Gas Monkey Bar & Grill in Dallas (from the tv show “fast and loud”), a main act for the Polynesian Roots and Culture festival in Austin, TX, as well as SXSW 2015 & 2016. Today, they continue to travel all over the country, writing together, and play music with good vibes & soul.
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Southlake – Velvet Love Box

Velvet Love Box features three veteran musicians from the North Texas area: percussionist/vocalist Brandon Bumpas, guitarist/vocalist Scot Cloud, and vocalist/bassist Neil Schnell. The band formed at Bronco’s Sports Bar in 1997, where they still perform every Thursday night, and over the past fifteen years they have continued to blur the line between “cover” and “original”, creating a niche for themselves. In early 2002 VLB recorded their first EP, “Pilot,” for Texas indie label Aaron Ave. Records. In 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008 Velvet Love Box was voted Best Cover Band by the readers of Fort Worth Weekly!

 
Help us kick-off Velvet Love Box’s return to Taverna Rossa – Southlake. The craft beer will be flowin’ and the artisan pizza will be hot!
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Plano – Ron Bultongez

Ron Bultongez is a local, English and French speaking singer-songwriter living in Dallas.

Manhattan Project

Manhattan Project Pint Night at Plano

Buy a pint of the featured The Manhattan Project Beer Company brew and keep the pint glass for free!

Late Day Sun

Southlake – Late Day Sun Band

Late Day Sun has been together for over 3 years and is comprised of experienced musicians who have been playing all over N. Texas for years. They play a variety of music from the 60’s to current, mostly focusing on classic rock such as (CCR, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Skynyrd, Eagles, Doobie Bros., etc.) but they also mix in some Motown and even a few popular country tunes -when the mood is right. Be assured that Late Day Sun will put on a fun show.
 
Join us at Taverna Rossa for Late Day Sun’s return. We’ve got the best thin-crust pizza in North Texas, cold beer on tap, and fresh artists.
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Plano – Backstreet

BACKSTREET was one of the most popular pop/rock bands in Texas throughout the 80’s. Led by cousins Robin & Chris Creasman along with best friend and guitarist Bill Brooks, BACKSTREET was voted Best Pop Rock Band by the Dallas Observer 3 years in a row.
 
Now they’re back performing on a limited basis doing more of an acoustic show performing many of your favorite pop/rock hits of the 70’s and 80’s with soaring 3-part harmony in an entertaining concert style performance.
 
This is going to be the cherry on top of your week. Come for the music, stay for the craft pizza and beer, including 24 local craft brews on tap.
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Southlake – Wanda King

One of the Best Female Blues Songstress Performing! Wanda King has the wow factor with her Hot Blues and Cool Jazz style. Wanda is the  daughter of  Blues legend Freddie King. She is the President of the Freddie King Blues Foundation. She’s also accepted the award for her late father Freddie King who was inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME 2012.

Philip Brumley

Plano – Philip Brumley

Craft Pizza and Beer paired with local music always starts the weekend off right!
 
Tonight we’re featuring Philip Brumley. He is a local musician with a unique style. He plays everything from classic rock to modern country. His feel good variety and smooth vocals leave the audience wanting more. You can find Philip playing at number of venues from The Dallas House of Blues to Sugarbacon in McKinney.
Dan Quinn

Southlake – Dan Quinn

Guitarist. Singer. Live Looping Master. One Man Band. MC. Party Starter. Limit Pusher. Pretty fun guy to hang out with. Totally responsible suburban dad.
 
Southlake’s own Dan Quinn will be giving a rare public performance right here at Taverna Rossa – Southlake! Dan has received rave reviews for his performances at weddings, corporate events, fundraisers, and private events around the Dallas area. His unique blending of popular acoustic hits with DJ style effects and advanced looping technology has earned him recognition as a performer at the upcoming 2017 NAMM Show in California.
 
Join us for a FREE show as he leads us in a fun night of music, drinks, and friends.
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Plano – Matthew Bell & Next of Kin

Music has been a part of Matt Bell’s life, and truthfully his whole family, probably dating all the way back to the Rankin Family Circus of Illinois in the 1890’s (Yes. His, family owned a circus). He has had the privilege of spending his days writing and, as many nights as possible, standing in front of an audience of 2 to 2,000 telling stories (who are we kidding? Audiences of 2-20). Matthew Bell & the Next of Kin can only be described as Acoustic and Soulful!

Cheers to the band…or the weekend! Our Friday Happy Hour starts at 3p – 7p and includes $2 off drafts, $4 wells, $5 house wine, and $8 signature drinks. Come for the Happy Hour and stay for the band!

Southern Couch

Southlake – Southern Couch Band

Southern Couch Band consists of five seasoned musicians who enjoy playing for a crowd. Our diverse selection of tunes will have you dancing in no time and singing along to songs you don’t normally here local bands play. We love what we do and can’t wait to do it again!

Join us at Taverna Rossa – Craft Pizza & Beer to welcome Southern Couch for their return! We’ll feature the best fired pizzas and craft beer in North Texas.

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Plano – Manny & the Gringoderos

Tonight we’ll be serving-up rustic thin-crust pizza, craft beer, and Manny & The Gringoderos. Check-out our menu, grab a cold one, and stay for some awesome live music!

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Southlake – Broken Code Band

Broken Code is a high energy Texas Rock ‘n’ Roll band homegrown out of McKinney! They specializes in diversity. The band’s sets run the gamut from Classic Rock & Roadhouse Blues to good ol’ party on the patio hippie music.

Come on down to Taverna Rossa and check’em out!

Lindsay Hightower

Plano – Lindsay Hightower Band

Local Lindsay Hightower has a five piece Texi-Cali band with heavy influences of Soul, Rock, and peppered with a little country. Based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Dark, sultry, and campy in nature, every member in the band has performed extensively throughout the U.S. Their musical muses are many and include Amy Winehouse, Sheryl Crow, and Duffy. Hightower’s recently released debut album is entitled Echo Spring. This lyrics-driven debut is directly inspired by Olivia Laing’s book, “Trip to Echo Spring” and explores the commonalities between the word weavers Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Southlake – Ashmore

ASHMORE is a breath of fresh air in a music industry that has slowly become stale and one-sided….a throwback to the British and Southern rock roots that once made rock ‘n roll great. Described by Debbie Sexton of Dallas’ KEGL 97.1 The Eagle as “a cross between The Rolling Stones and The Black Crowes”, Ashmore is at the forefront of an ever growing trend in popular music….
THE RETURN OF TRUE ROCK ‘N ROLL!!!
 
Let Ashmore be the peak of your weekend with craft pizza and beer. We’ll be welcoming Ashmore for their debut at Taverna Rossa – Southlake!
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Plano – The Bodarks

Stompin’ and fiddlin’, pluckin’ and strummin’, The Bodarks dig up the roots from which today’s popular music grew and the American soul was nurtured. With that washboard rhythm and rolling banjo, you can’t help but move to it, kick back with a beer in each hand and wail along. It’s good ol’ American-made roots music picked fresh.

Texas Flood

Southlake – Texas Flood

Taverna Rossa – Southlake is proud to present  Tommy Katona and Texas Flood. They have become one of the premier blues bands in all of North Texas. Evolving from the original tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Flood pays tribute to the legends as well as the future of the blues through their own music and style. With an in-your-face show and raw high energy playing Tommy Katona takes the listener on a journey through the blues.

Join us as we welcome this John Lee Hooker sound alike. We’ll stoke the stone-fire oven and have your favorite pie ready.

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Southlake – Manny & the Gringoderos

Tonight we’ll be serving-up rustic thin-crust pizza, craft beer, and Manny & The Gringoderos. Check-out our menu, grab a cold one, and stay for some awesome live music!

Vic Duncan Band

Southlake – Vic Duncan Band

The Vic Duncan Band is a Dallas – Ft. Worth based band specializing in memorable classics from the past 5 decades, as well as original songs that will entertain every generation. You’re in for a top notch entertaining experience tonight. This will be something you don’t want to miss.

Join us as we welcome Vic Duncan to Taverna Rossa for their return. We’ll be serving up the hot pizzas and cold beers all night long!

Chant Live Music Plano

Plano – Chant Duplantier

With a combination of soul, funk, rock, and blues, Chant has established themselves as the ambassadors of Eclectic Soul – a soulful new genre that sets no rules and has no boundaries. This trio mixes intelligently crafted songs with exceptional musicianship to create a style that defies categories and defines originality.

With their roots in the past and a sound for the future, Chant truly is “the history of things to come.” Come check them out ONLY at Taverna Rossa!

Late Day Sun

Plano – Late Day Sun Band

Late Day Sun has been together for over 3 years and is comprised of experienced musicians who have been playing all over N. Texas for years. They play a variety of music from the 60’s to current, mostly focusing on classic rock such as (CCR, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Skynyrd, Eagles, Doobie Bros., etc.) but they also mix in some Motown and even a few popular country tunes -when the mood is right. Be assured that Late Day Sun will put on a fun show.
 
Join us at Taverna Rossa for Late Day Sun’s debut. We’ve got the best thin-crust pizza in North Texas, cold beer on tap, and fresh artists.
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Southlake – Mojo Filter

MOJO FILTER is a Beatles Cover band presents a full tribute show, which includes the familiar outfits that the Beatles wore during their live performance years, as well as replicating the music note for note, using period correct instruments, including Rickenbacker and Gretsch guitars, Hofner basses, Ludwig Drums and Vox amplifiers. This truly is a band you don’t want to miss!

Join us at Taverna Rossa for MOJO FILTER’s return. We’ve got the best thin-crust pizza in North Texas, cold beer on tap, and fresh artists.

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Plano – Maylee Thomas Band

From her early days as a Gospel singer to her legendary status as a Texas Diva, Maylee Thomas transcends genres, mixing Gospel-based blues with soul driven rock, touches of pop, with the very faintest caresses of country from time to time… and audiences respond. Maylee is the soul of Texas and a must see act.

Join us at Taverna Rossa – Craft Pizza & Beer for Maylee’s return. We will be serving up hot, rustic thin-crust pizza and cold drafts to go with Maylee’s fantastic sound! If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend kick-off place, we’ve got you covered!

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Southlake – The Bodarks

Stompin’ and fiddlin’, pluckin’ and strummin’, The Bodarks dig up the roots from which today’s popular music grew and the American soul was nurtured. With that washboard rhythm and rolling banjo, you can’t help but move to it, kick back with a beer in each hand and wail along. It’s good ol’ American-made roots music picked fresh.

Lynne Cadena

Plano – Lynne Cadena

Once you hear the soulful sound of Lynne Cadena, you will be hooked.  “It’s all about the feeling of the music,” says Lynne.  And that “feeling” comes shining through song after song.

Join us for Happy Hour 3-7pm including $2 off select drafts, $4 well liquor, $5 glasses of house wine, and $8 Rossa Signature Cocktails.

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Plano – Ron Taylor & Darrin DeLatte

Ron Taylor & Darrin DeLatte will be returning this weekend to Taverna Rossa – Plano! Sounds like the perfect reason to start your weekend with craft pizza & beer.
Both Ron & Darrin were members of MCA & Capitol Records recording artist Lillian Axe back in the 90’s & were part of the big haired, melodic rock genre which produced the likes of Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Ratt & Poison. They recorded 7 CDs & had 3 MTV videos while touring the world up until 2004.
 
You can guarantee that you will know every word to every song they play and will usually end up singing along just like at the piano bar. Ron & Darrin are old pros and know how to entertain a room and Ron has one of the best voices you’ve ever heard!
Highway 31 Live Music Taverna Rossa

Southlake – Highway 31

Meet Texas-based rock band Highway 31. The talents of Steve Mueller, Tim Beamguard, Ty Anderson, Josh Phillips and Vocalist Chris Reynolds join forces to form this intoxicating high energy band.

Come for the band and stay for the craft pizza and beer, including a variety of 30 local brews on tap.

JR Byrd

Plano – JR Byrd Trio

An acoustic “funk-pop” singer-songwriter based out of Denton, Texas, J.R.’s music has been said to have the “essence” of John Mayer, the improvisational quality of the Dave Matthews Band, and lyrics as silly as Jack Johnson.

J.R. Byrd‘s Trio will be returning to Taverna Rossa – Craft Pizza & Beer tonight. Help us give them a Plano and Lakeside Market welcome!

Lindsay Hightower

Southlake – Lindsay Hightower Band

Local Lindsay Hightower has a five piece Texi-Cali band with heavy influences of Soul, Rock, and peppered with a little country. Based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Dark, sultry, and campy in nature, every member in the band has performed extensively throughout the U.S. Their musical muses are many and include Amy Winehouse, Sheryl Crow, and Duffy. Hightower’s recently released debut album is entitled Echo Spring. This lyrics-driven debut is directly inspired by Olivia Laing’s book, “Trip to Echo Spring” and explores the commonalities between the word weavers Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Chris Mills

Plano – Christopher Mills Band

Bringing to the stage an excitement for performing and entertaining an audience, their sound has been described as deep and soulful with a hint of country stemming from Texas and folk music roots. Chris Mills is an established and accomplished song writer, particularly when it comes to lost or new found love. Christopher has also been known to entertain the crowd with a few jokes as well as cover songs such as “Too Close” from Alex Clare and “If You Could Only See” by Tonic. For their debut at Taverna Rossa – Craft Pizza & Beer, they’ll be bringing rich acoustic music to the stage and you can expect him to incorporating something new with each show.

Joey Love Band Mark Sena Taverna Rossa Live Music

Southlake – Mark Sena’s Funk Machine

You can expect Classic Rock…you can expect funk…you can even expect some Top 40’s! Mark Sena & Friends is going to pack a show full of your favorites. Come for craft pizza and beer, stay for band!

Mark Sena has been playing music for many years but had put that love aside for 30 years to raise his 4 children and his wife. His love for entertaining grabbed hold of him again about 10 years ago when he decided to get back into performing for live audiences. Mark has several different Bands and Music. His band, Mark Sena and Friends is a mixture of Blues, Rock, and Original music he performs as guitar/vocalist along with local guitar greats like Jackie Don Loe, Joey Love, Mike Clark, and Texas Slim, along with Bill Cornish/Chuck Rasco on Bass, and Kevin Schermerhorn/Jimmy Morgan on Drums. Mark also performs with his band, Mark Sena’s Funk Machine, featuring Jackie Done Loe, Tommy Hill, and Bill Cornish to bring to you the Motown Sound, Original Songs, and many cool old classics. Mark Sena also performs acoustic duo with such players as Jackie Don Loe, Roger Escabedo, and Joey Love. Come out to see one of these high energy shows. You are sure to have a good time.

Crystal Yates

Plano – Crystal Yates

“Powerful…Inspiring…..Magical…” These are just some of the words used to describe the voice and music of Crystal Yates, a recording artist and singer/songwriter from McKinney, TX. Being in the music industry for nearly 15 years, Crystal is no stranger to writing, performing, and recording, having played across the US and Western Europe in the last 5 years. Crystal is a frequent songwriter, with not only her own original writing but also collaborations with #1 Country writer and CMA award winner Don Poythress, Dove Award winning songwriter Jennie Lee Riddle, Nashville songwriter and producer,Michael Farren, and others.

Mark tonight on your calendar for an evening not to miss at Taverna Rossa. Join us for our 3-7pm Happy Hour after work and get ready to be truly amazed and taken by Crystal’s magic.

Buzz Andrews LIVE MUSIC Taverna Rossa Plano TX

Southlake – Buzz Andrews Band

Come check out the Buzz Andrews band at Taverna Rossa! Buzz has been doing his thing throughout the US since 1963! Rock and Roll is definitely in his blood and the blues are what soothes his soul.

Come on down and ‘Get Buzzed’!

Buzz Andrews LIVE MUSIC Taverna Rossa Plano TX

Plano – Buzz Andrews Band

Come check out the Buzz Andrews band at Taverna Rossa! Buzz has been doing his thing throughout the US since 1963! Rock and Roll is definitely in his blood and the blues are what soothes his soul.

Come on down and ‘Get Buzzed’!

Ashmore Live Music Southlake Texas Taverna Rossa

Southlake – Ashmore

ASHMORE is a breath of fresh air in a music industry that has slowly become stale and one-sided….a throwback to the British and Southern rock roots that once made rock ‘n roll great. Described by Debbie Sexton of Dallas’ KEGL 97.1 The Eagle as “a cross between The Rolling Stones and The Black Crowes”, Ashmore is at the forefront of an ever growing trend in popular music….
THE RETURN OF TRUE ROCK ‘N ROLL!!!
 
Let Ashmore be the peak of your weekend with craft pizza and beer. We’ll be welcoming Ashmore for their debut at Taverna Rossa – Southlake!
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