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LIVE MUSIC EVERY DAY! Call 830-629-5077 to confirm ticket prices and information.
Sat 7/1
1-5 PM
Americana / R&B
free show

Sat 7/1
9 PM
(Jamie Lin Wilson opens)
TICKETS: $20 | DOORS: 8 PM
Americana
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Jack Ingram (Jamie Lin Wilson opens)
TICKETS: $20 | DOORS: 8 PM

When Jack Ingram won the 2008 Academy of Country Music award for “Best New Male Vocalist,” thousands of people in the audience had to be smiling to themselves about that whole “new” thing. They knew the thirty-something, steel-eyed veteran accepting that trophy on that stage in Vegas had been rocking roadhouses, theaters and stadiums relentlessly since 1997, that he’d been celebrated by critics and fans of hard-core country music for more than a decade, and that as a Texas-born songwriter and performer, he’d been on the short list of next generation artists who could fill the boots of Lone Star legends like Willie and Waylon and the boys. But the award did mean that Ingram, after trials and setbacks that would have buckled other artists, had at last matched the commercial success he’d always wanted with the integrity on which he’d always insisted. So he told the crowd with no small measure of pride and triumph that night that “big dreams and high hopes” can come true. As if to validate and amplify that truth, Ingram remained in the forefront of country music with his album Big Dreams & High Hopes, the seventh studio disc of his career. Inspired by the music of his heroes Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie Nelson, Guy Clark, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and many others, Ingram’s latest album, Midnight Motel, is his first album in seven years and was released in August 2016.

Sun 7/2
12:30-4:30 PM
Blues
free show

Sun 7/2
8 PM
(Kody West opens)
Tickets: $10 | Doors: 7 PM
country / Americana
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Flatland Cavalry (Kody West opens)
Tickets: $10 | Doors: 7 PM

At some point between Lubbock and Midland, the land shifts from endless cotton rows and rich farmland into pump jacks and mesquite tree filled pastures. Lubbock roots-country outfit Flatland Cavalry straddles that line between the Panhandle and the badlands of West Texas with their bright, earthy country ballads and gritty folk ramblers. Vocalist and chief songwriter Cleto Cordero’s honest, smooth songwriting revolves around the vernacular world of West Texas that he’s constructed with dusty, sun-soaked character sketches, brooding self-evaluations, and candid love songs that all have the ability to turn into singalong anthems. Formed in the fall of 2012, the quintet was rounded up by Cordero after stretches of acoustic outings around the Panhandle town of Lubbock. With guitarist Reid Dillon, fiddler Laura Jane, bassist Jonathan Saenz, and drummer Jason Albers joining Cordero, Flatland quickly garnered the attention of the masses with the release of the debut EP, Come May, in the spring of 2015. Building off the success of Come May, Cordero and company released their full-length follow-up, Humble Folks, in April 2016.

Mon 7/3
1-5 PM
Texas Country
free show

Mon 7/3
8 PM
(Chubby Knuckle Choir opens)
Tickets: $10 | Doors: 7 PM
Americana
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Blue Water Highway (Chubby Knuckle Choir opens)
Tickets: $10 | Doors: 7 PM

Blue Water Highway runs just outside of Freeport up towards Galveston along the Texas Gulf Coast, where the cultures of Texas and Louisiana collide in a unique melting pot. It is here, in the town of Lake Jackson, TX, that Zack Kibodeaux and Greg Essington became high school friends after Zack witnessed Greg playing Billy Joel’s “Piano Man,” and immediately enrolled in piano lessons himself. Their partnership included performing in musicals and local coffee shops, until the friends went their separate ways after high school. Greg headed to New York City to pursue a degree in music technology. Zack went to Texas State in San Marcos to study vocal performance, specifically opera. Soon, Zack was writing songs and sending them to his friend in New York. Finally, he coaxed Greg back to Texas to form the band he had been hearing in his head. Although they had landed in their adopted hometown of San Marcos, when it came time to name the band the first thing that came to mind was the landmark back home on the coast. The two dubbed the band, Blue Water Highway Band. Zack turned to Catherine Clark, a fellow opera singer, to complete the three part harmonies that the band would soon to be known for. Kyle James Smith was enlisted as the bassist and Zach Landreneau joined on keyboards, lap steel, guitar, accordion, and pretty much any other instrument you can think of. The band released a self-titled, six song, EP in 2013 and then followed that up with the full length LP “Things We Carry” in 2015.

Tue 7/4
1-5 PM
Blues
free show

Tue 7/4
6-7 pm
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$8

Learn simple, fun East Coast Swing steps in this one-hour class – perfect for beginners or those wanting to polish their wraps, tunnels, turns and spins! You don’t even need a partner to join in on the fun! Show off your new moves at Two Ton Tuesday when Two Tons of Steel takes the stage at 8:30 pm. Click here for more information.

Tue 7/4
8:30 PM
Doors: 7:30 PM
Rock-a-billy
$5 cover
Two Ton Tuesday 2017 Doors: 7:30 PM

Before there was Americana, before there was Texas Country, Two Tons Of Steel front man Kevin Geil and his band rocked a sound that blended the best of musical worlds and pushed the envelope of “Texas” sound with a signature brand of high-energy country meets raw punk. The San Antonio-based band continues to push the line between country and punk with their wildly popular Two Ton Tuesday summer series. If you haven’t caught Two Ton fever yet, grab your dancing shoes and get ready. The band takes the stage at 8:30pm. Come early for Swing Dance Lessons from 6 to 7pm ($8 per person). Click here for more information.

Wed 7/5
7-11 PM
Rock-a-billy
free show

Thu 7/6
7-11 PM
Country / Folk
free show

Fri 7/7
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 19th year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals and drifters mix it up to start their weekend rite (pun intended!) This quintessential Friday happy hour celebrates the warmer weather with great beer prices, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels. There’s even a very special guest interview each week. Some that have stopped by for a chat have included Ray Benson, Steve Earle, Delbert McClinton, Radney Foster, Hayes Carll and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Good times!

Fri 7/7
8 PM
(Jonathan Terrell opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 7 PM
Red Dirt / Americana
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Stoney LaRue (Jonathan Terrell opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 7 PM

Stoney LaRue makes real-life, thinking man’s music. The Texas native-turned-longtime Oklahoma resident has been chasing his own dream down many roads for a long time. Don’t be fooled…LaRue has lit up and burned down a honky-tonk a time or two, becoming a Red Dirt/Texas Music circuit mainstay known for high-energy shows, and that intensity is found on his latest release, AVIATOR, as well, on tracks like “It’s Too Soon”, “Golden Shackles” and an album ending “Studio A JAM” not to be missed. But its tunes like “First One To Know,” the opener “One and Only” and the vivid, memory-filled title track that give AVIATOR it’s thread, trying to find a path amidst loss and life changes, redemption and reinvention.

Sat 7/8
1-5 PM
Rock-a-billy
free show

Sat 7/8
9 PM
(Jonathan Terrell opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 7 PM
Red Dirt / Americana
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Stoney LaRue (Jonathan Terrell opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 7 PM

Stoney LaRue makes real-life, thinking man’s music. The Texas native-turned-longtime Oklahoma resident has been chasing his own dream down many roads for a long time. Don’t be fooled…LaRue has lit up and burned down a honky-tonk a time or two, becoming a Red Dirt/Texas Music circuit mainstay known for high-energy shows, and that intensity is found on his latest release, AVIATOR, as well, on tracks like “It’s Too Soon”, “Golden Shackles” and an album ending “Studio A JAM” not to be missed. But its tunes like “First One To Know,” the opener “One and Only” and the vivid, memory-filled title track that give AVIATOR it’s thread, trying to find a path amidst loss and life changes, redemption and reinvention.

Sun 7/9
10:30 AM
TICKETS: $30 | DOORS: 9:30 AM
Gospel
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TICKETS: $30 | DOORS: 9:30 AM

The Gospel Brunch is led by Bret Graham, one of Gruene Hall’s favorite country musicians. Bret sings his cowboy style Gospel tunes and accompanies The Warrior Gospel Band, a Gospel group who’s special vocal style has pleased lovers of folk and Gospel music in and around Austin, Texas. The New Orleans-style gospel brunch also features a buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar.

Sun 7/9
12:30-5 PM
Country
free show

Sun 7/9
5:30-9 PM
Texas Blues
free show

Mon 7/10
7-11 PM
Folk / Rock
free show

Tue 7/11
6-7 pm
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$8

Learn simple, fun East Coast Swing steps in this one-hour class – perfect for beginners or those wanting to polish their wraps, tunnels, turns and spins! You don’t even need a partner to join in on the fun! Show off your new moves at Two Ton Tuesday when Two Tons of Steel takes the stage at 8:30 pm. Click here for more information.

Tue 7/11
8:30 PM
Doors: 7:30 PM
Rock-a-billy
$5 cover
Two Ton Tuesday 2017 Doors: 7:30 PM

Before there was Americana, before there was Texas Country, Two Tons Of Steel front man Kevin Geil and his band rocked a sound that blended the best of musical worlds and pushed the envelope of “Texas” sound with a signature brand of high-energy country meets raw punk. The San Antonio-based band continues to push the line between country and punk with their wildly popular Two Ton Tuesday summer series. If you haven’t caught Two Ton fever yet, grab your dancing shoes and get ready. The band takes the stage at 8:30pm. Come early for Swing Dance Lessons from 6 to 7pm ($8 per person). Click here for more information.

Wed 7/12
7-11 PM
Rock-a-billy
free show

Thu 7/13
7-11 PM
R&B
free show

Fri 7/14
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 19th year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals and drifters mix it up to start their weekend rite (pun intended!) This quintessential Friday happy hour celebrates the warmer weather with great beer prices, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels. There’s even a very special guest interview each week. Some that have stopped by for a chat have included Ray Benson, Steve Earle, Delbert McClinton, Radney Foster, Hayes Carll and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Good times!

Fri 7/14
8 PM
(Shotgun Rider opens)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 7 PM
Americana
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(Shotgun Rider opens)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 7 PM

Understanding the virtuosity of Reckless Kelly requires the perspective of where the band has been. Cody and Willy Braun grew up in Idaho and toured the country as part of their father’s band, Muzzie Braun and the Boys, as children. Reckless Kelly, its name taken from the legend of Ned Kelly, the Australian highwayman, moved to Austin in 1996, where they carved a niche of their own. Willy Braun wrote half the songs of Millican, 1998’s self-released debut, in an abandoned school bus, where he had lived for six months in Bend. The effect of that album was to emblazon Reckless Kelly with a reputation as a band of no-nonsense insurgents that could raise the rafters while still retaining a heart and soul of honesty, soul and conviction. The group’s new album, Sunset Motel, is, like all its predecessors, distinctive in its own way while true to form. Self-produced and recorded in Austin’s renowned Arlyn Studios (where Millican was made two decades ago), it reflects Reckless Kelly’s attention to craft and continuity. Twenty years since its founding, Reckless Kelly continues to fight for wider recognition, secure in the knowledge that fans, critics and contemporaries will continue to sing its praises.

Sat 7/15
1-5 PM
Blues
free show

Sat 7/15
9 PM
(Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 8 PM
Americana
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(Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 8 PM

Understanding the virtuosity of Reckless Kelly requires the perspective of where the band has been. Cody and Willy Braun grew up in Idaho and toured the country as part of their father’s band, Muzzie Braun and the Boys, as children. Reckless Kelly, its name taken from the legend of Ned Kelly, the Australian highwayman, moved to Austin in 1996, where they carved a niche of their own. Willy Braun wrote half the songs of Millican, 1998’s self-released debut, in an abandoned school bus, where he had lived for six months in Bend. The effect of that album was to emblazon Reckless Kelly with a reputation as a band of no-nonsense insurgents that could raise the rafters while still retaining a heart and soul of honesty, soul and conviction. The group’s new album, Sunset Motel, is, like all its predecessors, distinctive in its own way while true to form. Self-produced and recorded in Austin’s renowned Arlyn Studios (where Millican was made two decades ago), it reflects Reckless Kelly’s attention to craft and continuity. Twenty years since its founding, Reckless Kelly continues to fight for wider recognition, secure in the knowledge that fans, critics and contemporaries will continue to sing its praises.

Sun 7/16
12:30-4:30 PM
Americana
free show

Sun 7/16
5-9 PM
Americana Rock
free show

Mon 7/17
7-11 PM
Swamp Rock
free show

Tue 7/18
6-7 pm
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$8

Learn simple, fun East Coast Swing steps in this one-hour class – perfect for beginners or those wanting to polish their wraps, tunnels, turns and spins! You don’t even need a partner to join in on the fun! Show off your new moves at Two Ton Tuesday when Two Tons of Steel takes the stage at 8:30 pm. Click here for more information.

Tue 7/18
8:30 PM
Doors: 7:30 PM
Rock-a-billy
$5 cover
Two Ton Tuesday 2017 Doors: 7:30 PM

Before there was Americana, before there was Texas Country, Two Tons Of Steel front man Kevin Geil and his band rocked a sound that blended the best of musical worlds and pushed the envelope of “Texas” sound with a signature brand of high-energy country meets raw punk. The San Antonio-based band continues to push the line between country and punk with their wildly popular Two Ton Tuesday summer series. If you haven’t caught Two Ton fever yet, grab your dancing shoes and get ready. The band takes the stage at 8:30pm. Come early for Swing Dance Lessons from 6 to 7pm ($8 per person). Click here for more information.

Wed 7/19
8 PM
TICKETS: $20 | DOORS: 7 PM
Texas Country
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Roger Creager TICKETS: $20 | DOORS: 7 PM

For his birthday, Roger Creager is celebrating with a four-night stand at the Hall. The first two nights will be acoustic with special guests and the second two nights will be rockin’ full band shows. Schedule subject to changes and additions.

Roger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by. He tries to get the most out of what the world has to offer, and all it finds its way into Roger’s music and live shows. His passion for life invigorates everyone around him, including his fan base. Those who get hooked on his charisma and high energy come back show after show, year after year, and record after record. Creager’s latest record, Surrender, released January 2012, marks a “back-to-basics” approach for Roger. As always, Roger creates an interesting collection with songs that are very different from each other and will keep the listener’s attention start to finish. He co-wrote all songs except “Redemption Song”, a Bob Marley classic. Creager may travel the world, but he never strays far from his small-town South Texas roots and his music encompasses all of him.

Thu 7/20
8 PM
TICKETS: $20 | DOORS: 7 PM
Texas Country
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Roger Creager TICKETS: $20 | DOORS: 7 PM

For his birthday, Roger Creager is celebrating with a four-night stand at the Hall. The first two nights will be acoustic with special guests and the second two nights will be rockin’ full band shows. Schedule subject to changes and additions.

Roger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by. He tries to get the most out of what the world has to offer, and all it finds its way into Roger’s music and live shows. His passion for life invigorates everyone around him, including his fan base. Those who get hooked on his charisma and high energy come back show after show, year after year, and record after record. Creager’s latest record, Surrender, released January 2012, marks a “back-to-basics” approach for Roger. As always, Roger creates an interesting collection with songs that are very different from each other and will keep the listener’s attention start to finish. He co-wrote all songs except “Redemption Song”, a Bob Marley classic. Creager may travel the world, but he never strays far from his small-town South Texas roots and his music encompasses all of him.

Fri 7/21
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 19th year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals and drifters mix it up to start their weekend rite (pun intended!) This quintessential Friday happy hour celebrates the warmer weather with great beer prices, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels. There’s even a very special guest interview each week. Some that have stopped by for a chat have included Ray Benson, Steve Earle, Delbert McClinton, Radney Foster, Hayes Carll and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Good times!

Fri 7/21
8 PM
(The Powell Brothers open)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 7 PM
Texas Country
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Roger Creager (The Powell Brothers open)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 7 PM

For his birthday, Roger Creager is celebrating with a four-night stand at the Hall. The first two nights will be acoustic with special guests and the second two nights will be rockin’ full band shows. Schedule subject to changes and additions.

Roger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by. He tries to get the most out of what the world has to offer, and all it finds its way into Roger’s music and live shows. His passion for life invigorates everyone around him, including his fan base. Those who get hooked on his charisma and high energy come back show after show, year after year, and record after record. Creager’s latest record, Surrender, released January 2012, marks a “back-to-basics” approach for Roger. As always, Roger creates an interesting collection with songs that are very different from each other and will keep the listener’s attention start to finish. He co-wrote all songs except “Redemption Song”, a Bob Marley classic. Creager may travel the world, but he never strays far from his small-town South Texas roots and his music encompasses all of him.

Sat 7/22
1-5 PM
Blues
free show

Sat 7/22
9 PM
(Ray Johnston opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM
Texas Country
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Roger Creager (Ray Johnston opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM

For his birthday, Roger Creager is celebrating with a four-night stand at the Hall. The first two nights will be acoustic with special guests and the second two nights will be rockin’ full band shows. Schedule subject to changes and additions.

Roger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by. He tries to get the most out of what the world has to offer, and all it finds its way into Roger’s music and live shows. His passion for life invigorates everyone around him, including his fan base. Those who get hooked on his charisma and high energy come back show after show, year after year, and record after record. Creager’s latest record, Surrender, released January 2012, marks a “back-to-basics” approach for Roger. As always, Roger creates an interesting collection with songs that are very different from each other and will keep the listener’s attention start to finish. He co-wrote all songs except “Redemption Song”, a Bob Marley classic. Creager may travel the world, but he never strays far from his small-town South Texas roots and his music encompasses all of him.

Sun 7/23
12:30-4:30 PM
Americana
free show

Sun 7/23
5-9 PM
R&B / Rock
free show

Tue 7/25
6-7 pm
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$8

Learn simple, fun East Coast Swing steps in this one-hour class – perfect for beginners or those wanting to polish their wraps, tunnels, turns and spins! You don’t even need a partner to join in on the fun! Show off your new moves at Two Ton Tuesday when Two Tons of Steel takes the stage at 8:30 pm. Click here for more information.

Tue 7/25
8:30 PM
Doors: 7:30 PM
Rock-a-billy
$5 cover
Two Ton Tuesday 2017 Doors: 7:30 PM

Before there was Americana, before there was Texas Country, Two Tons Of Steel front man Kevin Geil and his band rocked a sound that blended the best of musical worlds and pushed the envelope of “Texas” sound with a signature brand of high-energy country meets raw punk. The San Antonio-based band continues to push the line between country and punk with their wildly popular Two Ton Tuesday summer series. If you haven’t caught Two Ton fever yet, grab your dancing shoes and get ready. The band takes the stage at 8:30pm. Come early for Swing Dance Lessons from 6 to 7pm ($8 per person). Click here for more information.

Wed 7/26
7-11 PM
Rock-a-billy
free show

Fri 7/28
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 19th year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals and drifters mix it up to start their weekend rite (pun intended!) This quintessential Friday happy hour celebrates the warmer weather with great beer prices, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels. There’s even a very special guest interview each week. Some that have stopped by for a chat have included Ray Benson, Steve Earle, Delbert McClinton, Radney Foster, Hayes Carll and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Good times!

Fri 7/28
8 PM
(Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $20 | DOORS: 7 PM
Texas Country
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Ray Wylie Hubbard (Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $20 | DOORS: 7 PM

Ray Wylie Hubbard is a well-respected Texas Country singer-songwriter who is most known for his songs “Snake Farm” and “Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother” and made famous by Jerry Jeff Walker’s 1973 recording. The renowned Americana hero returns with a lean ’n’ mean follow-up to 2012’s triumphant The Grifter’s Hymnal with his new album, The Ruffian’s Misfortune. Soon to be followed by his uproarious, hair-raising autobiography, A Life…Well, Lived, The Ruffian’s Misfortune was co-produced by Hubbard and bassist George Reiff and showcases Hubbard’s bluesy slide alongside the twin guitar leads of Gabe Rhodes and Hubbard’s son, Lucas.

Sat 7/29
1-5 PM
Country
free show

Sat 7/29
9 PM
TICKETS: $12 | DOORS: 8 PM
Country /
Rock-a-billy
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Wayne Hancock TICKETS: $12 | DOORS: 8 PM

Since his stunning debut, Thunderstorms and Neon Signs in 1995, Wayne “The Train” Hancock has been the undisputed king of Juke Joint Swing – that alchemist’s dream of honky-tonk, western swing, blues, Texas rockabilly and big band. Always an anomaly among his country music peers, Wayne’s uncompromising interpretation of the music he loves is in fact what defines him: steeped in traditional but never “retro;” bare bones but bone shaking; hardcore but with a swing. Like the comfortable crackle of a Wurlitzer 45 jukebox, Wayne is the embodiment of genuine, house rocking, hillbilly boogie.

Jesse Dayton has been building a cult following around the globe playing festivals in North America and Europe for years with his guitar shredding, country-infused, Americana sound. As a critic’s darling for his first record, Raisin’ Cain (1995), and a number one Americana radio ranking, Jesse was hired at a young age to play lead guitar on some of the last recordings, and play live, by country legends Waylon Jennings, Ray Price, Johnny Bush, Willie Nelson & Glen Campbell. While recording five solo records, one duet record, one live record, all on his label Stag, as well as two soundtrack recordings (Devil’s Rejects, Halloween 2) for rocker/director Rob Zombie, Jesse managed to act in movies and music videos, produce several records for other artists, write two screenplays, and most recently wrote and directed a new horror movie, “Zombex,” starring Malcolm McDowell, Sid Haig, John Doe, and Lew Temple (“Walking Dead).

Sun 7/30
12:30-4:30 PM
Cajun / Folk
free show

Sun 7/30
5-9 PM
Blues
free show