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String Theory
In the shade at the second Austin String Band Festival.
"...pavilion where the main acts were to perform at Camp Ben McCulloch, gaggles of musicians dotted the the campgrounds...."

Oct. 22, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Day Trips
"...Camp Ben McCulloch is a living reminder of old Texas..."

April 19, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Judge Blocks Driftwood Music Fest Dates
Old Settler’s competitor concedes April weekend
"...but taking place at the Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch in Driftwood, where OSMF had been held..."

Nov. 27, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Pick-Me-Up Hoedown
The 17th annual Old Settler's Music Festival: no waterfall, but a cascade of acoustic and bluegrass music nonetheless
"...are also a lot more manageable. Those choosing to camp on site at the adjoining Camp Ben McCulloch find..."

April 16, 2004 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

More Old Settler's Music Festival Preview
OSMF preview
"...Thu., Camp Ben McCulloch stage, 7:30pm..."

April 11, 2014 Music Feature

Bluegrass Box
"...Thu., Camp Ben McCulloch stage, 9pm Red Wine..."

April 11, 2014 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Old Settler's Music Festival Preview
Bluebonnets and bluegrass: the Old Settler's Music Festival, still picking, still grinning
"...Peter Rowan and David Grisman. Add the performance workshops, campfire sing-alongs, and overflowing mounds of barbecue, and Camp Ben..."

April 18, 2008 Music Feature

A Texas Flair
A few reasons why the Old Settler's Music Festival is 16 this weekend.
"...Festival begins tonight, Thursday, with its prefestival "settle-in" and campground jamming, and continues through Easter Sunday with kiddie fare..."

April 18, 2003 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Old Settler’s Circle Remains Unbroken
Amidst a challenging year, OSMF’s community remains strong
"...Festival isn’t what happens inside the gates. It’s the camping...."

April 23, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

War of the Folk Fests
Driftwood Music Fest and Old Settler’s face off
"...as Old Settler’s, at the Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch – where OSMF had been held for..."

Sept. 5, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Old Settler's Music Festival Wrap
Increased ticket sales, musical diversity, and buzz bands
"...Russell closing down the Bluebonnet stage Saturday and the Camp Ben McCulloch stage on Sunday revealed another analogous example..."

April 14, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
Announcing the 2008-09 Austin Music Awards lineup and sneaking past the velvet rope at Pangaea, while Andrew Kenny trades American Analog Set for the Wooden Birds
"...part to Kenny's association with Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard via their 2003 Post-Parlo split, Home Volume V...."

Jan. 30, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Playback: Saturnalia Lands
Austin welcomes new DIY music fest while another gets blocked in court
"...hold their 2018 festival at the Salt Lick and Camp Ben McCulloch." A temporary injunction was handed down, blocking..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Happy holidays to everyone and happy daytrippin’ to all!
"...days, and single-day tickets. Buying early assures access to camping at Camp Ben McCulloch and the late-night jams...."

Dec. 2, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Gulf Coast Jamboree
Wimberley mandolin prodigy interviews the Houston Kid
"...Sun., April 17, at the Salt Lick Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch in Driftwood. www.oldsettlersmusicfest.org..."

April 15, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Wayfaring Strangers
Old Settler's Music Festival assimilates
"...April 16-19, Salt Lick Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch, Dripping Springs. Full schedule and ticket details..."

April 17, 2015 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Why Ignore the Austin String Band Festival?
"...to listen up to what is going on at Camp Ben McCulloch in mid-October. Then again, maybe it is..."

Oct. 25, 2012 Postmarks

Swampadelic
Grateful Dead + Papa Mali = 7 Walkers
"...the Merry Pranksters and the Dead since hosting a benefit concert for the Springfield Creamery, a yogurt company owned..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Fun Fun Fun Fest kicks up dust at Waterloo Park while Lyle Lovett closes down Studio 6A
"...Studio 6A on the University of Texas at Austin campus with Lyle Lovett a day after Fun Fun Fun..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

See Reverse Side for Title: Part I
If English first-wavers had trouble getting ahold of American roots music, Americans themselves weren't much better off, piecemealing together the foundations of today's national scene
"...fifth annual Austin String Band Festival, Oct. 15-17, at Camp Ben McCulloch in Driftwood...."

Oct. 15, 2010 Music Feature by Louis Black

The Infamous Stringdusters
"...The Infamous StringdustersCamp Ben McCulloch, April 16..."

April 23, 2010 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
"...Doyle Lawson & QuicksilverCamp Ben McCulloch, April 17..."

April 23, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Patty Griffin
"...Patty GriffinCamp Ben McCulloch, April 17..."

April 23, 2010 Music Review by Austin Powell

7 Walkers
"...7 WalkersCamp Ben McCulloch, April 17..."

April 23, 2010 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Off the Record
For those about to rock (we salute you)
"...the Old Settler's Music Festival at the Salt Lick Pavilion/Camp Ben McCulloch, where not even a lack of electricity..."

April 23, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
The British and Transmission Entertainment invade SXSW, Speeding Motorcycle rides into Zach Scott Theatre, and Spot opens Trailer Space
"...Scotland, and Wales, the latter boasting Duffy and Los Campesinos!. The campaign commences on Thursday, March 13, with the..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Don't Call It a Comeback
Looking back at this year's Old Settler's Music Fest.
"...signs of life with respectable crowds; a full, lively campground; and some inspired bookings that proved it’s more than..."

April 23, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
The 'Saveur' Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
"...at the Lever House; Mark Peel, executive chef at Campanile in Los Angeles; Bob Waggoner from the Charleston Grill;..."

April 2, 2004 Food Feature

Dancing About Architecture
The outdoor shows continue …
"...for the Capital Area Food Bank, which the event benefits. Also this weekend is the Old Settler's Music Festival..."

April 19, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Naked City
CAMPO Keeps SH 45 (S)
"...developer Gary Bradley, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) board voted Monday not to delete State Highway 45..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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