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Final Lineup for Old Settler’s Announced
The Hill Country’s rite of spring diversifies – again
" 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 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

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

Old Settler’s Music Festival: Friday
Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury, Donna the Buffalo & Paul Janeway
" Dripping Springs for the second day of the Old Settler’s Music Festival. Five hours later, the trip back..."

April 12, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Old Settler’s Music Festival: Saturday
Peak day for a peak year
"...After 27 years, Old Settler’s Music Festival knows that Saturday’s the day to..."

April 13, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Tuning Into Old Settler’s
Five headliner LPs to soundtrack your festival weekend
"...getting ready for, and really excited about, this weekend’s Old Settler’s Music Festival. As in the past, its focus..."

April 17, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

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

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

Heavy With Tradition, Old Settler's Music Festival Springs Eternal
We talk to Sierra Hull and spotlight favorites for next week’s campout
"...I've been thinking about how Old Settler's Music Festival is heavy with tradition...."

April 15, 2022 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 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

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

Faster Than Sound: City Funding for Music Venues Still MIA
Live Music Capital flagships await aid as costs pile up.
"...what the city of Austin bills as the "Live Music Capital of the World."..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

An Old Soul
Emily Elbert's bright side
"...The biggest surprise at last month’s Old Settler’s Music Festival was Emily Elbert. She won the..."

May 21, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

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

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

A New Favorite at Old Settler’s: Sierra Ferrell
Rising roots singer impresses at the Central Texas folk campout
"...My time at Old Settler’s Music Festival wasn’t long, a single Saturday —..."

Oct. 26, 2021 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

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 Favorites at Old Settler’s: McCoury, Rowan, and Shinyribs Highlight Early Lineup
Roots fest drops a dozen acts to preview spring return
"...One positive of the pandemic’s impact on live music schedules – yes, we’re looking hard for silver linings..."

Jan. 19, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Eight April Music Festivals In and Around Austin
From Rancho Alegre to Austin Blues, April offers ample opportunities
" lasts? You're not alone. Alongside longtime players like Old Settlers and Austin Reggae Festival, a wealth of first-time..."

April 7, 2023 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Texas Book Festival 2019: The Full Lineup
Malcolm Gladwell, Sonia Sotomayor, John Grisham, and 300 more
"...Hodgman will all be at the 2019 Texas Book Festival, along with over 300 other authors, all of whom..."

Aug. 28, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2015
Leaving deep impressions from 2015's dance and classical music works were the unexpected elements, like screen doors, trees, and car horns
"...1) Miró Quartet (UT Butler School Of Music)..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Don't Call It a Comeback
Looking back at this year's Old Settler's Music Fest.
"...For the past couple of years, the Old Settler’s Music Festival seemed to wobble on its last..."

April 23, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

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

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
" 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

Mad World
Dobro, mandolin, and banjola ease April’s cruelty
"...don’t know, what will ease the pain”) ricocheted at Old Settler’s Music Festival via Jerry Douglas...."

April 22, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

AM Country Heaven
Four new discs take back real country music
"...People have been complaining about the state of country music almost as long as there’s been country music. Still,..."

June 1, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

10 Minutes With Amos Lee
Q&A with OSMF headliner Amos Lee
"...Friday headliner at this weekend’s Old Settler’s Music Festival is Philadelphia native Amos Lee. Discovered..."

April 18, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The B-Side
Old Settler's Fest digs in as Okkervil River's Will Sheff digs out, and Marijuana Law for Musicians tokes on
"...handful of band performances, and putting the album on hold for a month, things are getting back to normal..."

April 20, 2007 Music Column by Darcie Stevens

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