Old Settler's Music Festival

Renowned Tejano accordionist Flaco Jiménez will once again combine his squeezebox talents with Los Texmaniacs for a special Saturday-night performance at Old Settler’s Music Festival, taking place April 21-24 at Old Settler’s Homestead in Tilmon, Texas. That pairing tops the list of artists rounding out the roster for the festival’s 35th-anniversary celebration, for which single-day tickets and non-camping packages go on sale today (Feb. 15).

Old Settler’s Music Festival is pleased to announce the first wave of bands confirmed for its 35th anniversary gathering, slated for April 21-24 — a welcome return to its usual springtime slot. The festival takes place at its permanent home in Tilmon, Texas, 12 miles southeast of Lockhart.

Old Settler’s Music Festival has just placed a limited number of early bird ticket packages on sale today for the festival’s 35th-anniversary gathering, Thursday through Sunday, April 21-24, 2022, at its permanent home in Tilmon, Texas, 12 miles southeast of Lockhart.

After cancelling in 2020 and postponing April 2021’s reboot, Old Settler’s Music Festival planners can’t wait to welcome old friends and introduce new ones to their Tilmon, Texas home for the 34th annual gathering of roots-music artists and fans, now slated for Oct. 21-24. A limited amount of tickets, priced at 2020 levels, will go on sale today for those not already holding 2020 passes.

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.

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