Railbird Festival, the Lexington-based, world-class music festival produced by AC Entertainment and Lexington entrepreneur David Helmers, is proud to present its 2020 lineup. Grammy Award-winning artists topping the weekend’s bill include Americana standout Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit and singer-songwriter Maren Morris. The festival will return to the Grounds at Keeneland, August 22-23, 2020.
Now in its third year, the Bellwether Music Festival expands to a 3-day event and will return to Renaissance Park in Waynesville, Ohio Thursday through Saturday, August 6-8, 2020. The festival today unveiled its artist lineup including Nathaniel Rateliff, The Devil Makes Three, The Growlers, Shovels & Rope, The Lone Bellow, Scarypoolparty, Langhorne Slim, Hayes Carll, Waxahatchee, John Moreland, Cloud Nothings, Nicole Atkins, Saintseneca, Matt Holubowski, Davy Knowles, The Steepwater Band, Hannah Wicklund, Early James, S.G.
North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville, NC on May 8-9, 2020. The annual event, which pairs live music with craft beer and community, will welcome GRAMMY-winning bluegrass outfit Steep Canyon Rangers, roots troubadour Hayes Carll, regional newgrass pioneers Acoustic Syndicate, acclaimed songwriter Jill Andrews, and a variety of additional performers to its stage this year.
Luck Reunion, the flagship festival of Luck Productions, is pleased to announce the 2019 lineup for the annual event taking place at Willie Nelson’s “Luck, TX” on Thursday, March 14th. Along with presenting sponsor Southwest, the boutique collective unveiled the diverse artist roster as part of the Lucky Draw Live ticketing event hosted at the iconic Cactus Cafe and presented in partnership with KUTX.
If performing with a band isn’t pressure enough, imagine a one-man act with nobody to fall back on. Relying on crowd dialogue and a hefty dose of humor is necessary to counteract any hesitation or nervousness, helping to fill the void between clapping and the next song. A couple of Texans recently made their way to The Fox Theatre to perform solo sets that relied on lyrical depth and a good sense of humor.
It was 7am and the sun was already beating down relentlessly on my tent, so much for sleeping in. In an “I don’t want to wake up now” haze, I attempted to claw my way out of the sealed vessel in search of cooler air. As I emerged, hair sticking straight up and out, I could hear a few people stirring around me, but most were just snoring. Our neighbors had finally passed out and were resting up for round two, the line for the port-a-potties was already exceeding thirty folks, and the showers… two-hour wait. As people walked by our camp you could just see clouds of dir