Here are 10 festival picks you have to check out!
All of the food, fun, and flavor of the best Mardi Gras celebration combined with 20 of the hottest Texas Country music acts on 5 stages make this party the only place to be.
Date: February 23
Location: Historic State Fairgrounds in Dallas, TX
Lineup: Turnpike Troubadours, Koe Wetzel, Wade Bowen, Kevin Fowler, Shane Smith & the Saints, Josh Ward, Read Southall, Bri Bagwell, Shotgun Rider, Randall King, Dalton Domino, Vincent Neil Emerson, Michael Lee, Chris Colston, Aaron McDonnell, Kolby Cooper, Nick Hirsh, Tyler & the Tribe, Wynn Williams, Bradley Banning
Throw in a “Texas Style” music festival with multiple stages, daily & nightly concerts, river-side lodging, a BIG crawfish boil, and classic Texas yard games plus community-wide FREE shuttles to and from concerts and activities and you’ve got yourself the perfect Spring Break getaway!
Dates: March 13 – 16
Location: Concan, TX
Lineup: Koe Wetzel, Roger Creager, Shane Smith & The Saints, Read Southall Band, Shea Abshier, Randall King, Chris Colston, Kevin Fowler, Jason Boland, Walt Wilkins, Dalton Domino, Kody West, Mario Flores, Clay Hollis, Gabe Garcia, Lucas Ebert and more to be announced!
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!
Dates: March 22 & 23
Location: Abilene, TX
Lineup: Kris Kristofferson with the Strangers, Midland, Mark Powell, Kevin Fowler, Roger Creager, Shooter Jennings, Deryl Dodd, Mike Ryan, Zane Williams, Trent Willmon, Jamie Richards, The Hamilton’s, Jerrod Medulla, James Cook
In conjunction with Radio Texas, LIVE! with Buddy Logan, Koe Wetzel’s Incredible Music Festival promises to be everything Koe Wetzel fans would expect out of a Koe Wetzel event — full of loud, killer tunes, lots to eat, drink and do, and of course, a good ole East Texas time.
Date: March 23
Location: Lindale, TX
Lineup: Koe Wetzel, Parker McCollum, JB & the Moonshine Band, Chris Colston
Chilifest is a two-day music festival in Snook, Texas that draws in over 35,000+ people each year and features performances from some of the biggest names in country music and rock.
Dates: April 4 & 5
Location: Snook, TX
Lineup: Randy Rogers Band, Cody Jinks, Koe Wetzel, Pat Green, Whiskey Myers, Flatland Cavalry, Kyle Park, Shane Smith & The Saints, Kody West, Kolby Kooper, John Hord Band
Editorial contributor for Texas Music Pickers and a whole-hearted collector of Texas/Red Dirt tunes and the stories behind them. You can also find me on the dance floor.