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Garth Brooks Packs Into Gruene Hall
Promotional tour takes tiny town by storm
"...Dive Bar Tour rolled into the tiny town of Gruene on Monday like a carnival takeover. The logistics alone..."

Sept. 24, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Steve Earle, Fresh Off Jerry Jeff Tribute, Deepens Songbook at Gruene Hall
Vagabond resilience & bristling resistance potently commune
"...now Jerry Jeff Walker. Friday night, at a sold-out Gruene Hall, the San Antonio-raised folksinger ultimately proved his own..."

June 27, 2022 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Willie Nelson’s Autobiography at Gruene Hall
Thirty tunes in 90 minutes details a epic Lone Star life
"...full moon in New Braunfels at “Texas’ Oldest Dance Hall,” Gruene Hall, Willie Nelson & Family ran through the..."

Nov. 18, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Day Trips: Twin Sisters Dance Hall
The oldest dance hall in Texas?
"...Twin Sisters Dance Hall, outside of Blanco, could be the oldest dance hall..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Flashback
PBS concert staple inducts its second class of legends
"...at the Moody Theater for the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame found the 41-year-old institution digging back to..."

June 19, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Gruene Pastures
Jason Allen honky-tonks to the head of the class
"...Jason Allen is standing in Gruene Hall. Not long ago, he walked into New Braunfels'..."

June 17, 2005 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Return of the King: George Strait
Megastar plays Gruene Hall for the first time in 34 years
"...Starting out in Lone Star danceterias like Gruene Hall, George Strait hadn’t played the historic venue since..."

Nov. 17, 2016 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Delbert McClinton Oughta Know
Lone Star blockbuster at Gruene Hall
"...Clark Jr. bottled (respectively), Delbert McClinton brewed Saturday at Gruene Hall...."

Aug. 19, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
Ian McLagan snubs the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame while Suzanna Choffel uproots to New York
"...Small Faces/Faces dual nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "It's very insulting to be lumped together,"..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Restaurants on the Road
Where to dine on I-35
"...The Gruene Mansion Bar & Grill1275 Gruene Road, in Gruene..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
"Talk about your big party weekends," writes Virginia B. Wood in this week's "Food-o-File." "If you don't find some great food and wine to enjoy with this lineup available, you're just not trying hard enough!"
"...purchased separately... Another great option is the first ever Gruene Music & Wine Fest (830/606-1281, www.gruenehall.com) this weekend in..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
Waltzing through the dance halls of Texas
"...Dance halls in Central Texas are some of the most famous..."

March 18, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Spring is full of festivals and flowers
"...this year’s Texas Historical Commission annual conference, Texas Dance Hall Preservation was presented with the Governor’s Award for Historic..."

March 3, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Hills Are Alive
The Hill Country is teaming with Austin songwriters.
"...The traditional country-music circuit conjures up visions of dance halls bursting with two-step music all night long. The Hill..."

May 9, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips
"...when it reopens May 10. Within walking distance of Gruene Hall, the oldest dance hall in Texas, the new..."

May 2, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

October is Texas Wine Month
Festivities begin all over the state this weekend
"...Gruene Music and Wine Festival, Gruene..."

Oct. 5, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

Day Trips
Take a ride on Capt. Day Trips' magical musical tour
"...The town also sports one of the oldest dance halls in Central Texas...."

March 14, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin Music Awards' Industry Accolades Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, and many more
"...4) Saustex 5) Nine Mile Records 6) Austin Town Hall Records 7) Elevator Bath 8) Raw Paw 9) Holodeck..."

March 6, 2017 Music Post by James Renovitch

Ten Favorite Hill Country Venues
"...Country, but it is five minutes across I-35 from Gruene and features the Humble Time Radio Show, broadcast from..."

May 9, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Mardi Gras to St. Paddy's and much, much more
"...or roasted, depending on your point of view, at Gruene Hall on Sunday, March 24 at 7pm. A group..."

March 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Holiday in Town
"...New Braunfels Gruene Mansion Inn..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Local Music to Livestream, Download, and Otherwise Enjoy Digitally
What we’re watching and listening to
"...seeing the most enduring of all power trios at Gruene Hall. ZZ Top: That Little Ol' Band From Texas..."

March 20, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Plenty of fun still to be had in 2019
"...Festival of Texas Fiddling Dec. 6-7, Blanco, www.twinsistersdancehall.com..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall April 5, 12, 19, 26, Gruene, www.gruenehall.com..."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Jack Ingram
Texas platters
"...Live Wherever You Are is basically the Live at Gruene Hall set Ingram released on his own in 2004,..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Day Trips
"...Buck Pottery in Gruene mixes functionality with beauty in every piece that comes..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Texas travel tips from Llano lights to Kerrville craftsmanship
"...Functional art. When you look around the large exhibition hall at the Kerrville Arts and Cultural Center, you have..."

Nov. 30, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

For Those About to Rock: Um, Can I See Your ID?
Celebrating all-ages music venues
"...Gruene Hall Texas' oldest dance hall, just down the highway..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Anne Harris

Event Menu
Run, walk, eat, or drink away the week of Nov. 25-30
"...out, what about an invigorating 5K run through the Gruene Historic District to whet the holiday appetite? The run..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Oct. 4-18
"...The 21st annual Gruene Music and Wine Festival offers the opportunity to enjoy..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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