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The 9th Annual Outlaws & Legends Music Festival

March 22 - March 23

The 9th Annual Outlaws & Legends Music Festival (benefitting Ben Richey Boys Ranch), returns to The Back Porch of Texas on March 22rd and 23th in a BIG way, with the most stacked line-up in our history (to be announced November 30, 2018). Past artists have included: Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, Charlie Daniels Band, Lee Ann Womack, Marshall Tucker Band, Jerry Jeff Walker, Robert Earl Keen, Jamey Johnson, Pat Green, Randy Rogers Band, Mark Chesnutt, Kevin Fowler, Cody Johnson, Leon Russell, and many others. This awarded music festival will once again, showcase another role call of only top-notch purists in Country and Texas Country music. This year promises to be bigger and better than the last 8 years, that have averaged 8,200 music fans, more than 300 RVs, 40 Tailgates, and 500 VIP patrons from all over the U.S. and overseas.

Different than many other festivals, Outlaws & Legends has several options to fit YOUR brand of experience. Whether it is: (1)General Admission in front of the stage, (2)at your own private Tailgate with 15-30 of your friends, (3)RVing in the park, or (4)at one of our high-class VIP options including: Skyboxes, Presidential Patio Suites, Lofts, or tables in the upper deck of the Event Center with artists…you can find it here!

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Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:00p.m.-4:30-p.m. Premium Reserved RV Parking ONLY. Must have advanced tickets with Premium Passes. 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m. 4-Day RV Parking ONLY. (Parking in Section 1). Must have advanced tickets and 4-Day RV Parking Pass upon entry.

Friday, March 22, 2019

9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. 3-Day RV Parking and Tailgate Parking ONLY. (Parking in Section 2). RV and Tailgate parking will close at 12:00p.m. SHARP! (No RVs or Tailgates will be admitted after 1:00p.m. No refunds. No exceptions!)

1:00p.m.-10:00p.m. Gates open for General Admission and VIP.

11:00p.m.-12:00a.m. Exit General Admission and VIP areas.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 11:00a.m.-8:00a.m. Back Porch of Texas closed until 8:00a.m. on Saturday. All gates for General Admission, RV and VIP will be closed and locked between these hours.

8:00a.m.-10:00a.m. RV gate opens. RVs are allowed to exit and re-enter.

12:00a.m.-10:00p.m. Gates open for General Admission and VIP.

11:00p.m.-12:00a.m. Exit General Admission and VIP areas.

Sunday, March 24, 2019 12:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Exit all areas of The Back Porch of Texas. All vehicles, RVs, vendors, etc. must be out of the venue by 12:00p.m. (noon).


Gates open at 3:00p.m. on Thursday, March 21st for Pre-Ticketed patrons with Premium Reserved RV Parking Passes and 4-Day RV Passes ONLY! Attendees must be out of the Back Porch of Texas by 12:00p.m. (noon) on Sunday, March 24th. Tailgate Party Passes are limited and will be booked on a first-come, first-serve basis. RV Passes are limited and will be booked with Premium Reserved RV Parking Passes, then 4-Day RV Pass preference and a limit of 300. The first RV Passes at the gate will received preferred parking, closest to entrances! ALL TICKETS ARE GOOD FOR BOTH NIGHTS! This is a Bring-Your-Own-Cooler event: $20 per any-sized cooler/anything liquid in a container- strictly enforced. Must pay cooler fee at the gate. General Admission Parking: $5. No glass, weapons, firearms, drugs- strictly enforced. All sales are final- NO REFUNDS granted for any manner. THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT! Backporch Productions, LLC, nor Outlaws & Legends Music Festival, nor The Back Porch of Texas, nor Ben Richey Boys Ranch is not liable for anything while on the grounds of The Back Porch of Texas. All patrons, vendors, sponsors, volunteers, and staff are held 100% liable for injuries, accidents, lost or stolen personal items. A portion of each ticket sold benefits Abilene’s non-profit Ben Richey Boys Ranch. More than $280,000 has been raised for Abilene nonprofits over the past three years. Funds raised this year will go towards assists underprivileged boys of the Big Country!

Please note: NO Solicitation of products or services outside of our confirmed vendors, particularly those containing adult, racist, political, or vulger content. If soliciting material is found on primises, a minimum fine of $5,000 will be enforced and collected upon within 30 days.


March 22
March 23
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Back Porch of Texas
3350 N. Clack St.
Abilene, TX 79601 United States
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