The Door opened in May of 1998 in historic Deep Ellum (Dallas, TX). As a catalyst for the all ages – original live music scene, The Door is the place where bands like: Forever the Sickest Kids, Eisley, The Rocket Summer, Play Radio Play, and Sky Eats Airplane were discovered and have since blown up.

Innovative policies, showcasing the best touring bands and giving new bands a start, The Door has grown in Deep Ellum and North Texas while other clubs have fallen by the way side.

The Door provides an unpretentious live music venue for everything from the hottest new thing on MTV to bands with established cult followings. Most importantly,The Door continues to be the best opportunity for new, up and coming bands to get their start. The Door is open to all walks of life. All ages. All fun. All the time.