Old Settler's Music Festival

We are incredibly saddened to share that Old Settler's Music Festival will be postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Caldwell County officials have made the tough but right decision to prohibit public gatherings of over 500 people at this time in order to protect the health of its citizens which means that we must postpone the festival. The well-being of Old Settler’s community of loyal festgoers, musical artists, sponsors, volunteers and vendors is truly our first priority.

Old Settler’s Music Festival today announced set times for their 2020 lineup in Tilmon, TX, April 16-19, 2020. Advance tickets are available through March 5 at midnight Central Time via https://oldsettlersmusicfest.org. On March 6, Last Chance Advance tickets will be available at a slightly higher cost. Additionally, two-day (Saturday/Sunday) camping tickets are now available.

Old Settler’s Music Festival today announced new additions to their 2020 lineup, including fast-rising singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly, breakthrough Nashville soul artist Devon Gilfillian, and Kentucky songwriter and John Prine protege Kelsey Waldon. The dynamic California Honeydrops and songwriter bard James McMurtry make return appearances at the festival, and country-punk Sarah Shook & the Disarmers and newcomer Jeremie Albino round out the newly announced performers.

Indie folk band The Head and the Heart and soul octet St. Paul & The Broken Bones will headline the 2020 Old Settler’s Music Festival. Friday night will also feature country music icon Tanya Tucker ahead of St. Paul & The Broken Bones.  Tucker’s latest album, While I’m Living, received four Grammy nominations last month and was produced by last year’s Old Settler’s headliner, Brandi Carlile, and Shooter Jennings.  A partial lineup by day is included below.

The Old Settler’s Music Festival has announced their 2019 daily lineup, taking place April 11-14 in Tilmon, TX.  Four-time Grammy Award winner and festival alumnus Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will perform an acoustic set on Friday, April 12, and six-time 2019 Grammy nominee Brandi Carlile will perform on Saturday, April 13.  Full lineups by day are below, and day tickets are on sale now at the festival’s site, 

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit and Brandi Carlile will headline the 2019 Old Settler’s Music Festival, the festival announced today, with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit performing an intimate acoustic set. Central Texas’s only spring festival offering bluegrass, folk, and Americana performers on three stages over four days, Old Settler’s Music Festival has released the first glimpse of the 2019 lineup, slated for April 11-14 in Tilmon, TX. Early Bird tickets to the festival have already sold out, and advance tickets are available now at www.oldsettlersmusicfest.org.

On Feb. 25, Old Settler’s Music Festival staff and board members cut the ribbon on the festival’s new home in Tilmon, Texas, and today, they’re unveiling the full schedule for the 31st annual celebration of authentic roots music, taking place April 19 through 22.

Just in time to cure winter shivers, Old Settler’s Music Festival announces the addition of two hot bands to the main lineup for the April 19-22 celebration of roots music: Jamestown Revival, Magnolia, Texas’ harmonizing grassroots rockers, and Tomar & the FCs, Austin’s own straight-outta-Stax soul groovers.

Just in time for holiday gift-giving, single-day tickets for the 31st annual Old Settler’s Music Festival go on sale today (Friday, Dec. 15) starting at 10 a.m. A finite number are available at a discount; when they’re gone, prices rise, so festival fans should act fast. (A partial daily performance schedule appears below.) Old Settler’s organizers look forward to unveiling the festival’s new, permanent home in Tilmon, Texas, 12 miles southeast of Lockhart, and to welcoming both loyal festivalgoers and first-timers to an event that merges the best of festivals past with a carefully considered vision for the future.

Old Settler’s Music Festival is so excited about moving to its new permanent home in Tilmon, Texas, southeast of Lockhart, it is kicking off discounted “All-Aboard” super-early-bird camping and non-camping package sales in October — and rolling back prices to pre-2014 levels — while adding a special rate for teens. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Oct. 25, for the 31st annual festival, which once again will bring the finest roots music acts from North America and beyond to Central Texas over four idyllic spring days. Newly purchased property gives the festival a 145-acre site all its own just 20 minutes from Lockhart and less than an hour from downtown Austin, with ample (and shuttle-free!) camping, parking and performing spaces.

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