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Final Lineup for Old Settler’s Announced
The Hill Country’s rite of spring diversifies – again
"...by Southwest, let’s not forget April 18-21 brings another Old Settler’s Music Festival to the Salt Lick. This week,..."

Feb. 6, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Old Settler’s Music Fest Resets Behind Biggest Headliners to Date
Second gathering in Tilmon points the way forward
"...When internal and external politics forced the Old Settler’s Music Festival to relocate from the Salt Lick..."

April 15, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Settling in but Never Settling at the Old Settler's Music Fest
Executive Director Jean Spivey looks back at three decades of roots music
"...act as a landing strip for thousands of roots music lovers. It's three weeks out from the 32nd running..."

April 12, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Old Settler’s Circle Remains Unbroken
Amidst a challenging year, OSMF’s community remains strong
"...argue that the single most important aspect of the Old Settler’s Music Festival isn’t what happens inside the gates...."

April 23, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Old Settler's Music Festival Wrap
Increased ticket sales, musical diversity, and buzz bands
"...relax in the grassy fields of Driftwood for the Old Settler’s Music Festival remains a pleasure. The four-day gathering,..."

April 14, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

In With the Old, in With the New
An epic Saturday at Old Settler’s
"...the stage Saturday afternoon, the chill had already sent Old Settler’s core audience back to their Subarus to exchange..."

April 24, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival Line-up
Hip-hop tops the two weekends with ladies close behind
"...the streets at 10am, and the curtain’s now up. Festival czars C3 Presents revealed the line-up for the 2014..."

April 22, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Jason Isbell Headlines Old Settler’s 2019
Brandi Carlile, Del McCoury, and Los Legends also stock initial lineup
"...Old Settler’s Music Festival has rolled out the initial lineup..."

Nov. 13, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Old Settler’s Daily Lineup Revealed
Jason Isbell caps Friday, Brandi Carlile stars Saturday
"...Following November’s strong initial lineup announcement, Old Settler’s Music Festival organizers have now revealed the daily..."

Jan. 15, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Festival Fest
Old Settler’s, Austin Reggae, and Convergence converge
"...rush hour traffic, were calmed upon arrival at the Old Setter’s Music Festival. It was my fourth outing to..."

April 22, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Old Settler’s Music Festival: Thursday
Camping, pickin’, and carrying on at the Fest’s first day
"...“This is my favorite night of the festival,” confessed a stagehand in a tie-dye shirt and ball..."

April 11, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Billy Gibbons’ Moving Sidewalks Confirm for Austin Psych Fest
ZZ Top frontman reunites Sixties psych act here in April
"...Austin Psych Fest 2013 scooped me. In my working up a review..."

Feb. 5, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Old Settler's Music Festival 2019
"...of Lockhart in Tilmon for the annual celebration of music and community. Headliners Jason Isbell and Brandi Carlile helped..."

April 15, 2019 Photo Gallery

Utopia Fest Ignites
Musical campout burns bright
"...Saturday night, gunpowder ignited Utopia Fest. Fuses sizzled, rockets shot overhead, and, with a pop..."

Sept. 8, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Music Recommended
"...OLD SETTLERS BLUEGRASS & ACOUSTIC MUSIC FEST..."

April 4, 1997 Music Feature

Upsizing the Ante
Old Settlers Bluegrass & Acoustic Festival
"...to see the arts upsizing. Take, for example, the Old Settlers Bluegrass & Acoustic Musical Festival. A few years..."

April 4, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...is finally here with warmer temperatures and lots of music festivals, Renaissance festivals, and reasons to go day trippin’...."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Wobeon and Beyond
World music festival rings in a delirious local debut
"...March 29 & 30, we missed the Austin Urban Music Festival for some post-SXSW decompression in Port Aransas. Beginning..."

April 8, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Dancing About Architecture
The usual suspects return: Miles Zuniga, Daniel Johnston, Sandra Bullock, Bob Schneider, and the Asylum Street Spankers; also, Patti Smith returns to Austin for SXSW, as do a bunch of other people.
"...with this being the last Chronicle before the Austin Music Awards kicks off the whole shebang. For badgeholders, it's..."

March 10, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Playback
Austin Psych Fest and Old Settler's Music Fest headliners Psychograss have more in common than you might think
"...Austin Psych Fest..."

April 27, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Dancing About Architecture
The Party Never Stops!
"...prize: a gratis weekend getaway to that well-known "Live Music Capital of the World," Branson, Missouri. Gone are my..."

April 3, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

April in Austin (Part 2)
Austin is still buzzing with events for this Spring.
"...Allow us to suggest 6 fantastic festivals filled with food, artistic aptitude, sound sensation, and some..."

April 10, 2013 Chron Events Post by Alayna Alvarez

Dancing About Architecture
South By Every Which Way
"...Park kids, who will adorn the bags for the music, film, and interactive conferences), so if you pay for..."

March 6, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

ALTWorld: Round 2
The kids are alright and have showcases
"...The U18 movement in Austin got a boost yesterday..."

May 4, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

TCB
Sorting through the spring flood of new records and old festivals, plus a deeper look inside George W.'s iPod
"...Spring Fling With the winter doldrums safely behind us, outside is the only place to..."

April 15, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...agree to an appearance at the first new Woodshock music festival in a decade. If memory serves, the Hickoids..."

April 6, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Day Trips
"...equipment on the other. Besides being one of the oldest, it is one of the most scenic of Texas..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Art Fun in the Summertime
May
"...Beehive, The 60s Girl Group Musical After giving those towering 'dos a three-year rest, the..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The News Gets Better
Austin's 1997 in Review
"...photograph by Fred Plaschek January..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Day Trips
"...Hampton of Nashville, Michigan, repaired and spruced up the 30-year-old animals. Once again the animals have become a tourist..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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