Songwriters

Justin Townes Earle
Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle

Fri., 9:10pm, Bluebonnet stage

With his fourth LP, 2012's Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now (Bloodshot), the Earle scion continues to evolve, cutting his folk and country roots with a poignant but gritty Memphis swagger.

Fred Eaglesmith

Fri., 10:45pm, Bluebonnet stage

Perennial and prolific OSMF veteran Eaglesmith returns behind the nomadic Canadian's excellent 19th album, last year's 6 Volts, an eclectic mix of retro roots recorded live on one-track reel to reel.

Martin Sexton

Sat., 7:15pm, Hill Country stage

Sexton's smooth vocal versatility and energetic finger-picking perfectly encapsulate the Nineties acoustic folk style, yet he continues to surprise and expand behind efforts like 2010's Sugarcoating.

Bob Schneider

Sat., 9:00pm, Hill Country stage

The eclecticism of Austin Music Awards kingpin Bob Schneider sweeps through an array of soulful roots forms, sure to be generating new favorites on the forthcoming Burden of Proof.

Steve Poltz

Sun., 1:25pm, Campground stage

Last year's sixth solo LP, Noineen Noiny Noin, packed vibrant, sing-along folk pop from the California-based songwriter, wanderlust ballads that harmonize through Eastern European imagery and personal meditations.

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