Sat 10/20
10 AM - 5 PM

In Front of Adobe Verde

In Front of Adobe Verde

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Market hours are 10am to 5pm. Free admission. Visit GrueneMarketDays.com for more information.

Sat 10/20
12-3 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sat 10/20
12:30-3:30 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Sat 10/20
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Texas / Red Dirt
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 10/20
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sat 10/20
6-9 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Sat 10/20
9 PM
(Randy Collier and Grassland opens)
Tickets: $40 | Doors: 8 PM

Gruene Hall
Bluegrass
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Ricky Skaggs 2018 (Randy Collier and Grassland opens)
Tickets: $40 | Doors: 8 PM

Gruene Hall

*This is a limited seating concert with chairs set up on the dance floor. All seating will be first come, first serve.* Fourteen-time Grammy Award-winner Ricky Skaggs’ career is easily among the most significant in recent country music history. If Skaggs’ burgeoning trophy case full of awards wasn’t already enough evidence of that fact, consider that legendary guitarist Chet Atkins once credited Skaggs with “single-handedly saving country music.” His life’s path has taken him to various musical genres, from where it all began in bluegrass music, to striking out on new musical journeys, while still leaving his musical roots intact. He became a recording artist in his own right in 1981 when his Epic label debut album Waitin’ for the Sun to Shine topped the country charts and yielded a pair of #1 hits. Overall, his productive stay at Epic Records would result in a total of 12 #1 hits. Additionally, he garnered eight Country Music Association Awards–including the coveted Entertainer of the Year trophy in 1985. Skaggs’ 1997 album Bluegrass Rules! marked a triumphant return to bluegrass—which he’s solidified ever since with a series of Grammy Award winning albums, recorded with his amazing bluegrass band, Kentucky Thunder (8-time winners of the IBMA ‘Instrumental Group of the Year’). Ricky struck his first chords on a mandolin over 50 years ago, and he continues to do his part to lead the recent roots revival in music. Clearly his passion for it puts him in the position to bring his lively, distinctively American form of music out of isolation and into the ears and hearts of audiences across the country and around the world. Ricky Skaggs is always forging ahead with cross-cultural, genre-bending musical ideas and inspirations.

Sun 10/21
10 AM - 5 PM

In Front of Adobe Verde

In Front of Adobe Verde

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Market hours are 10am to 5pm. Free admission. Visit GrueneMarketDays.com for more information.

Sun 10/21
12-3

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
Country / Folk
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Sun 10/21
12:30-4:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Americana
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 10/21
1-4 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sun 10/21
5-9 PM

Gruene Hall
Blues
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 10/22
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 10/23
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Singer / Songwriter
free show

Gruene Hall

Wed 10/24
5:30-8:30 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Wed 10/24
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
free show

Gruene Hall

Thu 10/25
8 PM
(Ross Ellis opens)
TICKETS: $30 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country
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Eli Young Band (Ross Ellis opens)
TICKETS: $30 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

The Eli Young Band has always been unique in modern Country music – a true band of brothers who play their own instruments, write their own songs and cling fast to their Texas roots. They’d even go so far as to call themselves “misfits,” but with their fourth major label album, Fingerprints, they’re finally embracing what makes them different once and for all. Eli founded the band with guitarist James Young, bassist Jon Jones and drummer Chris Thompson at the University of North Texas in 2000, building a grass-roots fanbase that propelled each of their previous three albums into the Top 5 of Billboard’s Country Albums chart, with 2014’s 10,000 Towns bowing at No. 1. Three No. 1 singles gave the band an edgy, romantically-charged identity (“Crazy Girl,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” and “Drunk Last Night”). Their stable of hits collected Platinum and Multi-Platinum certifications that lead to Grammy and CMA Award nominations, Billboard Awards and an ACM trophy for Song of the Year (“Crazy Girl”).

Fri 10/26
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring Ross Ellis
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring Ross Ellis

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 20th 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 10/26
5-8 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Fri 10/26
8 PM
(Ross Ellis opens)
TICKETS: $30 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country
sold
Eli Young Band (Ross Ellis opens)
TICKETS: $30 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

The Eli Young Band has always been unique in modern Country music – a true band of brothers who play their own instruments, write their own songs and cling fast to their Texas roots. They’d even go so far as to call themselves “misfits,” but with their fourth major label album, Fingerprints, they’re finally embracing what makes them different once and for all. Eli founded the band with guitarist James Young, bassist Jon Jones and drummer Chris Thompson at the University of North Texas in 2000, building a grass-roots fanbase that propelled each of their previous three albums into the Top 5 of Billboard’s Country Albums chart, with 2014’s 10,000 Towns bowing at No. 1. Three No. 1 singles gave the band an edgy, romantically-charged identity (“Crazy Girl,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” and “Drunk Last Night”). Their stable of hits collected Platinum and Multi-Platinum certifications that lead to Grammy and CMA Award nominations, Billboard Awards and an ACM trophy for Song of the Year (“Crazy Girl”).

Sat 10/27
10-5 PM

Gruene Historic District
free
Clay Fest
Gruene Historic District

Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display, sell their wares, and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands-on activities are available for children. Contact Kyle or Angie White at (830) 629-7975 for more information or visit www.texasclayfestival.com.

Sat 10/27
12-3 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Sat 10/27
12-3 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sat 10/27
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 10/27
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sat 10/27
6-9 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Sat 10/27
9 PM
(Christian Sparks and the Beatnik Bandits open)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Alt-Rock
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(Christian Sparks and the Beatnik Bandits open)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

Bob Schneider’s fellow Texans as well as his rabid U.S. fanbase will testify to his abilities, as he has become the most awarded singer songwriter in Austin’s history, winning over thirty Austin Music Awards. His scruffy good looks and strong, husky voice provide a good complement to his semi-confessional songwriting. The real beauty of Schneider’s artistic career is about the freedom to constantly write, record and stockpile songs. While he’s already released hundreds of songs with his bands, Schneider estimates there were at least a thousand songs that didn’t fit his band’s concepts.

Sun 10/28
10-5 PM

Gruene Historic District
free
Clay Fest
Gruene Historic District

Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display, sell their wares, and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands-on activities are available for children. Contact Kyle or Angie White at (830) 629-7975 for more information or visit www.texasclayfestival.com.

Sun 10/28
12-3 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Sun 10/28
12:30-4:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Cajun / Folk
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 10/28
1-5 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sun 10/28
5-9 PM

Gruene Hall
Blues
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 10/29
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 10/30
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Wed 10/31
5:30-8:30 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Wed 10/31
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Acoustic Rock
free show

Gruene Hall

Thu 11/1
5:30-8:30 PM

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
free show

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

Thu 11/1
TBA
TICKETS: Visit TexasDancehallTour.com | DOORS: 6 PM
Gruene Hall
Western Swing
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TICKETS: Visit TexasDancehallTour.com | DOORS: 6 PM
Gruene Hall

Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel are excited to present the Texas Dance Hall Tour. Think of it as a “land cruise” with the port-of-calls being several of the state’s historical dance halls, featuring a range of notable Western Swing, Country and Texas artists. Filled with history, romance and a way of life, these halls have been the breeding grounds of Texas music for over a century – and now you have a chance to be a part of that! Join us to experience Texas music heritage at its finest and most importantly, make memories that will Two-Step their way right into your music-loving heart! Visit TexasDancehallTour.com/ for tickets and information.

Fri 11/2
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 20th 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 11/2
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
Country
free show

The Grapevine

Fri 11/2
8 PM
(Michael Guerra & The Nights Calling opens)
TICKETS: $55 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country / Rock
sold
The Mavericks (Michael Guerra & The Nights Calling opens)
TICKETS: $55 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016. Brand New Day is the follow-up to the widely praised albums Mono (2015) and In Time (2013). Flashing the same exhilarating, beyond-category style that has defined the Mavericks, the new album introduces a collection of taut, energetic, economical songs sure to be embraced by both original fans of their top-10 albums and hit singles of the ‘90s and a new generation of listeners who have joined the party since their triumphant 2012 reunion. It is the mature and timely work of an exciting and underestimated American band that has embraced its own destiny. Brand New Day flexes the category-defying approach that has been a unique hallmark of the Mavericks’ sound since the band’s top-20 hits on the country charts. The album’s 10 new songs seamlessly merge strains of Tex-Mex, Cuban bolero, R&B, blues, country and rock ‘n’ roll.

Sat 11/3
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Americana / R&B / Blues
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 11/3
2-5 PM

The Grapevine
Country
free show

The Grapevine

Sat 11/3
9 PM
(Michael Guerra & The Nights Calling opens)
TICKETS: $55 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Country / Rock
sold
The Mavericks (Michael Guerra & The Nights Calling opens)
TICKETS: $55 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016. Brand New Day is the follow-up to the widely praised albums Mono (2015) and In Time (2013). Flashing the same exhilarating, beyond-category style that has defined the Mavericks, the new album introduces a collection of taut, energetic, economical songs sure to be embraced by both original fans of their top-10 albums and hit singles of the ‘90s and a new generation of listeners who have joined the party since their triumphant 2012 reunion. It is the mature and timely work of an exciting and underestimated American band that has embraced its own destiny. Brand New Day flexes the category-defying approach that has been a unique hallmark of the Mavericks’ sound since the band’s top-20 hits on the country charts. The album’s 10 new songs seamlessly merge strains of Tex-Mex, Cuban bolero, R&B, blues, country and rock ‘n’ roll.

Sun 11/4
12-4 pm

Gruene Hall
Country / Swing
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 11/4
1-4 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sun 11/4
8 PM
TICKETS: $55 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country / Rock
sold
The Mavericks TICKETS: $55 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016. Brand New Day is the follow-up to the widely praised albums Mono (2015) and In Time (2013). Flashing the same exhilarating, beyond-category style that has defined the Mavericks, the new album introduces a collection of taut, energetic, economical songs sure to be embraced by both original fans of their top-10 albums and hit singles of the ‘90s and a new generation of listeners who have joined the party since their triumphant 2012 reunion. It is the mature and timely work of an exciting and underestimated American band that has embraced its own destiny. Brand New Day flexes the category-defying approach that has been a unique hallmark of the Mavericks’ sound since the band’s top-20 hits on the country charts. The album’s 10 new songs seamlessly merge strains of Tex-Mex, Cuban bolero, R&B, blues, country and rock ‘n’ roll.

Mon 11/5
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 11/6
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Singer / Songwriter
free show

Gruene Hall

Wed 11/7
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
free show

Gruene Hall

Thu 11/8
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Americana
free show

Gruene Hall

Fri 11/9
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Fri 11/9
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 20th 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 11/9
8 PM
(Dalton Domino opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country
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Jon Wolfe (Dalton Domino opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

The best introduction to Jon Wolfe is the basic yet not so simple fact that he’s a country singer and songwriter. And to learn his life story — from small town Oklahoma to the bustling big city commodities trading floor to the dancehalls and honky-tonks of Texas and Oklahoma to Music Row. Wolfe’s 2010 album “It All Happened in a Honky Tonk” introduced a modern country singer/songwriter whose music struck a perfect balance between the best country traditions and contemporary energy and vision. Warner Music Nashville re-released this album in 2013 as a Deluxe Edition. “I feel connected with the tradition,” Wolfe concludes. “There’s something a little bigger than just my dreams going on in country music. That’s why I feel so strongly about doing what I do.” And to make it all even sweeter, “I’m doing what I love.”

Sat 11/10
2-5 PM

The Grapevine
Country
free show

The Grapevine

Sat 11/10
9 PM
(John Evans Band opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Country
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Jon Wolfe (John Evans Band opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

The best introduction to Jon Wolfe is the basic yet not so simple fact that he’s a country singer and songwriter. And to learn his life story — from small town Oklahoma to the bustling big city commodities trading floor to the dancehalls and honky-tonks of Texas and Oklahoma to Music Row. Wolfe’s 2010 album “It All Happened in a Honky Tonk” introduced a modern country singer/songwriter whose music struck a perfect balance between the best country traditions and contemporary energy and vision. Warner Music Nashville re-released this album in 2013 as a Deluxe Edition. “I feel connected with the tradition,” Wolfe concludes. “There’s something a little bigger than just my dreams going on in country music. That’s why I feel so strongly about doing what I do.” And to make it all even sweeter, “I’m doing what I love.”

Sun 11/11
10:30 AM
TICKETS: $35 | DOORS: 9:30 AM
Gruene Hall
Gospel
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TICKETS: $35 | DOORS: 9:30 AM
Gruene Hall

Tickets on sale Oct 14 at 1 pm. The Gospel Brunch is led by Bret Graham, one of Gruene Hall’s favorite country musicians. Bret sings his cowboy style Gospel tunes and is accompanied by an uplifting gospel band. The New Orleans-style gospel brunch also features a buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar.

Sun 11/11
12:30-3:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 11/11
1-4 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sun 11/11
4-8 PM

Gruene Hall
Folk
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 11/12
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 11/13
5-8 PM

Gruene Historic District

Gruene Historic District

Stroll through Gruene Historic District enjoying complimentary beverages and special offers at many participating shops. This event is also the official “Kringle Cash” kickoff, available at select retailers. Stroll as long as you can, then rest your feet at Gruene Hall with live music from 6-10pm. For more information, visit HolidaysInGruene.com .

Tue 11/13
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Singer / Songwriter
free show

Gruene Hall

Wed 11/14
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
free show

Gruene Hall

Thu 11/15
5-8 PM

The Grapevine
free
Come and Taste It
The Grapevine

Sample Texas’ best wines and craft brews at The Grapevine in Gruene Historic District. On the third Thursday of each month throughout the year (except January), a featured winemaker showcases three of their newest released, top-selling or hardest to find wines, alongside a craft brew hand-picked by The Grapevine staff. The complimentary tastings are held on the patio and garden of this popular tasting room. Each event features live music and prize giveaways. Food is available for purchase. This is a great opportunity to learn directly from the winery and The Grapevine staff, engage with other visitors interested in wine and beer and enjoy the natural surroundings and all the other offerings of Gruene Historic District. For more information, visit GrapevineInGruene.com or call (830) 606-0093.

Fri 11/16
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 20th 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 11/16
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Fri 11/16
8 PM
(Kaitlin Butts opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country / Americana
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Flatland Cavalry 2018 (Kaitlin Butts opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

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, 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.

Sat 11/17
7:30 AM

Rockin' R River Rides

Rockin' R River Rides

THE PRETTIEST RACE IN TEXAS! Set in beautiful Gruene, the heart of Central Texas between Austin and San Antonio, the Chosen Half Marathon & 5K is a perfect destination race. Half Marathoners run alongside the beautiful Guadalupe River surrounded by lush green trees, rolling hills, and picturesque cliffs…. making it the PRETTIEST RACE IN TEXAS! 5K runners start and finish at Rockin’ R in Gruene. This out-and-back course offers a start line view of the beautiful Guadalupe River and travels through a peaceful community with winding streets and rolling hills. Chosen also hosts a Kids Fun Run (1/3 mile). This is truly a full-family event!

Sat 11/17
10 AM - 5 PM

In Front of Adobe Verde

In Front of Adobe Verde

Get a start on your holiday shopping in Gruene’s relaxed atmosphere. You’re bound to find something special for everyone on your list. Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Free admission. Visit GrueneMarketDays.com for more information.

Sat 11/17
10 AM - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sat 11/17
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Red Dirt / Americana
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 11/17
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sat 11/17
9 PM
(Charlie Shafter opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Country / Americana
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Flatland Cavalry 2018 (Charlie Shafter opens)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

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, 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.

Sun 11/18
10 AM - 5 PM

In Front of Adobe Verde

In Front of Adobe Verde

Get a start on your holiday shopping in Gruene’s relaxed atmosphere. You’re bound to find something special for everyone on your list. Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Free admission. Visit GrueneMarketDays.com for more information.

Sun 11/18
12-5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sun 11/18
12-3:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Texas / Americana
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 11/18
4-8 PM

Gruene Hall
Americana / Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 11/19
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 11/20
6-7 pm

Gruene Hall
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$8

Gruene Hall

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 11/20
8:30 PM
Doors: 7:30 PM
Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
$5 cover
Two Tons of Steel 2016 Doors: 7:30 PM
Gruene Hall

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 these special holiday editions of the popular Two Ton Tuesday summer series. Their Christmas album, Tangled in Tinsel, will be available for purchase at the show. If you haven’t caught Two Ton fever yet, grab your dancing shoes and get ready. Come early for Swing Dance Lessons from 6 to 7pm ($8 per person).

Thu 11/22
6:30 AM

Gruene Hall
Turkey Trot
Gruene Hall

5K Run/Walk & 1/4 Mile Kids’ Turkey Chase

Fun for the whole family! Start your Thanksgiving Day with an exhilarating 5K run/walk through Gruene Historic District. Kids under 12 years old will have a blast chasing a Turkey Mascot for a 1/4 mile through Gruene. Registration begins at 6:30 am. Races begin and end in front of Gruene Hall. Benefiting local charities, including the Comal County Sheriff’s Green Santa Program and the New Braunfels Police Department Blue Santa Program. Register online at ComalCopsForKids.org or email ccfk@comalcopsforkids.org for more information.

Fri 11/23
10 AM - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Fri 11/23
12-3 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Fri 11/23
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Blues
free show

Gruene Hall

Fri 11/23
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Fri 11/23
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 20th 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 11/23
8 PM
(Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Swing / Blues / R&B
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Charley Crockett 2018 (Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $15 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

Growing up with a single mother in San Benito, Texas, the hometown of Tejano star Freddy Fender was not easy for blues singer Charley Crockett. Hitchhiking across the country exposed Crockett to the street life at a young age, following in the footsteps of his relative, American folk hero Davy Crockett, who also lived a wild life on the American frontier. After train hopping across the country, singing on the streets for change in New Orleans’ French Quarter, busking in New York City and performing across Texas and Northern California, Crockett set off to travel the world and lived on the streets of Paris for nearly a year before searching for home in Spain, Morocco, and Northern Africa. The blues artist returned home to Texas and released his debut solo album titled A Stolen Jewel in 2015, receiving critical acclaim in Dallas and ultimately landing him a Dallas Observer Music Award that year for “Best Blues Act”. He released his sophomore record In The Night, an admirable nod to his Texas country and Louisiana blues roots, in 2016. In 2017, he found time to get back to Austin, Texas to record a collection of his favorite honky tonk songs called Charley Crockett presents Lil G.L.’s Honky Tonk Jubilee which was his first release under his new label deal with Thirty Tigers (Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson).

Sat 11/24
10 AM - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sat 11/24
12 - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sat 11/24
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 11/24
4-7 PM

The Grapevine
Blues
free show

The Grapevine

Sun 11/25
12-3:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Cajun / Folk
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 11/25
1-5 PM

The Grapevine
free show

The Grapevine

Sun 11/25
4-8 PM

Gruene Hall
American Roots
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 11/26
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 11/27
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Singer / Songwriter
free show

Gruene Hall

Fri 11/30
4-7 PM
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA
Americana
free
Brief Guest Interview featuring TBA

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 20th 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 11/30
8 PM
(Amy Helm opens)
Tickets: $25 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Americana / Blues
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The Wood Brothers (Amy Helm opens)
Tickets: $25 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

From early in their childhood in Boulder, CO, Chris and Oliver were steeped in American roots music. Oliver played guitar in cover bands before earning a spot in Tinsley Ellis’s touring act. At Ellis’s behest, Oliver began to sing and then founded King Johnson, a hard-touring group that would release six albums of blues-inflected R&B, funk and country. Chris, meanwhile, studied jazz bass at the New England Conservatory of Music, moved to New York City and formed Medeski Martin & Wood in the early ‘90s, which over the next two decades would become a cornerstone of contemporary jazz and abstract music. After pursuing separate musical careers for some 15 years, the brothers performed together at a show in North Carolina. Oliver sat in with MM&W following King Johnson’s opening set. Soon after, the pair recorded a batch of Oliver’s songs, channeling the shared musical heroes of their youth while seizing on their own individual strengths – Oliver’s classic songwriting, Chris’s forward-thinking musicianship. The Wood Brothers’ latest album, ‘Paradise’, was release in October 2015.

Sat 12/1
10 AM

Gruene Historic District
Pony Express Ride
Gruene Historic District

Gruene Historic District will receive a Pony Express rider from the Heritage Trail Ride Association of New Braunfels at 10 am. Relay riders carry a “Christmas Greetings” message from the Governor of Texas. A temporary Post Office will be set up next to Gruene Outfitters in Gruene to cancel stamps for mailing. Bring your Christmas cards to have the stamps cancelled with the 2018 commemorative stamp representing Gruene.

Sat 12/1
10 AM - 4 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sat 12/1
10 AM - 5 PM

In Front of Adobe Verde

In Front of Adobe Verde

Get a start on your holiday shopping in Gruene’s relaxed atmosphere. You’re bound to find something special for everyone on your list. Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Free admission. Visit GrueneMarketDays.com for more information.

Sat 12/1
6 PM

Gruene Historic District
free
Cowboy Kringle
Gruene Historic District

Gruene closes out the many festivities of the day with a brass band street performance at 5pm followed by the annual town lighting at 6pm when Cowboy Kringle rides into town on horseback and hands out candy canes to the kids. Free admission.

Sat 12/1
9 PM
(James Steinle opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Country / Americana
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Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison (James Steinle opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

*This is a limited seating concert with chairs set up on the dance floor. All seating will be first come, first serve.* Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis are often described as one of the finest roots duos working in Texas with organic harmonies that can only come from a whole lotta life lived together. This annual family-friendly tradition puts concertgoers of all ages in the holiday spirit with a warm celebration. The only place where number one hits like George Strait’s Wrapped are played alongside classics like Santa Baby, this Texas country staple is now a syndicated television show! “Until our most recent albums, we had tried our best to keep our careers separate. The holiday shows started out as our one cheat, our few shows we’d perform together each year, and it turned into this beautiful annual celebration of coming together around the holidays.” – Bruce Robison

Sun 12/2
10 AM - 5 PM

In Front of Adobe Verde

In Front of Adobe Verde

Get a start on your holiday shopping in Gruene’s relaxed atmosphere. You’re bound to find something special for everyone on your list. Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Free admission. Visit GrueneMarketDays.com for more information.

Sun 12/2
12-5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sun 12/2
12-3:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Blues
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 12/2
1 PM

The Grapevine
Bah Humbug
The Grapevine

It’s Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with an amazing twist — one actor plays all the roles in this powerful tale of hope and compassion! Award-winning stage actor Damian Gillen transforms before your eyes into all those beloved characters…from Scrooge to Tiny Tim, in this magical and imaginative re-telling of the holiday classic! Complete with numerous costume changes, special effects and traditional Celtic Christmas tunes! Great fun for the whole family! Click here for a preview of the show.

Mon 12/3
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 12/4
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Singer / Songwriter
free show

Gruene Hall

Wed 12/5
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
free show

Gruene Hall

Fri 12/7
8 PM
(Adam Carroll opens)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Americana
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Todd Snider (Adam Carroll opens)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

This very special solo performance is a limited seating concert with chairs set up on the dance floor. All seating will be first come, first serve. Singer/songwriter Todd Snider first garnered attention for his timely alt-rock satire “Talkin’ Seattle Grunge Rock Blues”. In the mid-80s and after establishing residency at a local club in Memphis, Snider was discovered by singer/songwriter Keith Sykes, a member of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band. After Sykes passed on demo tapes of Snider to Buffett, he was signed to the star’s Margaritaville Records. Snider’s debut album, Songs for the Daily Planet was released in the fall of 1994 and on his second effort, 1996’s Step Right Up, Snider and his band continued blending bluegrass, blues, folk-rock and country-rock to forge their own distinctive sound. On his third album, 1998’s Viva Satellite, Snider took a Tom Petty approach, replacing much of his acoustic setup with twang-drenched electric guitar. In 2000, he signed to John Prine’s Oh Boy label and returned to his singer/songwriter roots with Happy to Be Here followed by New Connection, Near Truths and Hotel Rooms Live, and East Nashville Skyline. In March 2012, Todd Snider released the album Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables which debuted in the Top 20 of four separate Billboard charts. The New York Times hailed it as “among his best” and Rolling Stone called it “the sharpest musical response yet to the excesses of the one percent.” In April 2012, Todd Snider released Time As We Know It: The Songs of Jerry Jeff Walker, a tribute to his original musical hero.

Sat 12/8
8 AM

Gruene Hall

Gruene Hall

Registration begins at 6:30am/ Race starts at 8:00am. This 5K Run/Walk and Kid’s Ks event benefits St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Awards will be given to the top male and female finisher, the top male and female masters, the top 3 finishers in each age group (All ages – 5 year increments through 75+), and the top three wheelchair athletes. Sponsored by Comal ISD and held in Gruene Historic District. Call (830) 708-2991 or click here for more information.

Sat 12/8
10 AM - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sat 12/8
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Americana / Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 12/8
9 PM
(Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Americana
buy_ticket
Todd Snider (Opening Band - TBA)
Tickets: $22 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

This very special solo performance is a limited seating concert with chairs set up on the dance floor. All seating will be first come, first serve. Singer/songwriter Todd Snider first garnered attention for his timely alt-rock satire “Talkin’ Seattle Grunge Rock Blues”. In the mid-80s and after establishing residency at a local club in Memphis, Snider was discovered by singer/songwriter Keith Sykes, a member of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band. After Sykes passed on demo tapes of Snider to Buffett, he was signed to the star’s Margaritaville Records. Snider’s debut album, Songs for the Daily Planet was released in the fall of 1994 and on his second effort, 1996’s Step Right Up, Snider and his band continued blending bluegrass, blues, folk-rock and country-rock to forge their own distinctive sound. On his third album, 1998’s Viva Satellite, Snider took a Tom Petty approach, replacing much of his acoustic setup with twang-drenched electric guitar. In 2000, he signed to John Prine’s Oh Boy label and returned to his singer/songwriter roots with Happy to Be Here followed by New Connection, Near Truths and Hotel Rooms Live, and East Nashville Skyline. In March 2012, Todd Snider released the album Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables which debuted in the Top 20 of four separate Billboard charts. The New York Times hailed it as “among his best” and Rolling Stone called it “the sharpest musical response yet to the excesses of the one percent.” In April 2012, Todd Snider released Time As We Know It: The Songs of Jerry Jeff Walker, a tribute to his original musical hero.

Sun 12/9
10:30 AM
TICKETS: $35 | DOORS: 9:30 AM
Gruene Hall
Gospel
TICKETS: $35 | DOORS: 9:30 AM
Gruene Hall

Tickets on sale Nov 11 at 1 pm. The Gospel Brunch is led by Bret Graham, one of Gruene Hall’s favorite country musicians. Bret sings his cowboy style Gospel tunes and is accompanied by an uplifting gospel band. The New Orleans-style gospel brunch also features a buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar.

Sun 12/9
12-5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here .

Sun 12/9
12:30-3:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 12/10
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 12/11
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Singer / Songwriter
free show

Gruene Hall

Wed 12/12
8 PM
(Town Mountain opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country
sold
Tyler Childers (Town Mountain opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

Like many great Southern storytellers, singer-songwriter Tyler Childers has fallen in love with a place. The people, landmarks and legendary moments from his childhood home of Lawrence County, Kentucky, populate the 10 songs in his formidable debut, Purgatory, an album that’s simultaneously modern and as ancient as the Appalachian Mountains in which events unfold. The album, co-produced by Grammy Award winners Sturgill Simpson and David Ferguson, is a semiautobiographical sketch of Childers’ growth from wayward youth to happily married man, told in the tradition of a Southern gothic novel with a classic noir antihero who may just be irredeemable. Purgatory is a chiaroscuro painting with darkness framing light in high relief. There’s catharsis and redemption. Sin and temptation. Murder and deceit. Demons and angels. Moonshine and cocaine. So much moonshine and cocaine. All played out on the large, colorful canvas of Eastern Kentucky. Childers had been searching for a certain sound for his debut album for years as he honed his craft, and was finding it elusive when his friend, drummer Miles Miller, introduced him to Simpson, the Grammy Award-winning musician and fellow Kentuckian. Childers sent Simpson a group of his songs, then went to visit him in Nashville. “And he said, ‘There’s this sound. I know what you’re trying to get at, the mountain sound,'” Childers recalled. “‘So I asked, ‘What are you doing?'” Intrigued, Simpson enlisted the aid of Ferguson, the Grammy Award winning sound engineer. They assembled a band that included multi-instrumentalists Stuart Duncan, Michael J. Henderson and Russ Pahl, bassist Michael Bub and Miller on drums, of course, and helped Childers make a debut album of consequence that announces an authentic new voice.

Thu 12/13
8 PM
(Town Mountain opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Country
sold
Tyler Childers (Town Mountain opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

Like many great Southern storytellers, singer-songwriter Tyler Childers has fallen in love with a place. The people, landmarks and legendary moments from his childhood home of Lawrence County, Kentucky, populate the 10 songs in his formidable debut, Purgatory, an album that’s simultaneously modern and as ancient as the Appalachian Mountains in which events unfold. The album, co-produced by Grammy Award winners Sturgill Simpson and David Ferguson, is a semiautobiographical sketch of Childers’ growth from wayward youth to happily married man, told in the tradition of a Southern gothic novel with a classic noir antihero who may just be irredeemable. Purgatory is a chiaroscuro painting with darkness framing light in high relief. There’s catharsis and redemption. Sin and temptation. Murder and deceit. Demons and angels. Moonshine and cocaine. So much moonshine and cocaine. All played out on the large, colorful canvas of Eastern Kentucky. Childers had been searching for a certain sound for his debut album for years as he honed his craft, and was finding it elusive when his friend, drummer Miles Miller, introduced him to Simpson, the Grammy Award-winning musician and fellow Kentuckian. Childers sent Simpson a group of his songs, then went to visit him in Nashville. “And he said, ‘There’s this sound. I know what you’re trying to get at, the mountain sound,'” Childers recalled. “‘So I asked, ‘What are you doing?'” Intrigued, Simpson enlisted the aid of Ferguson, the Grammy Award winning sound engineer. They assembled a band that included multi-instrumentalists Stuart Duncan, Michael J. Henderson and Russ Pahl, bassist Michael Bub and Miller on drums, of course, and helped Childers make a debut album of consequence that announces an authentic new voice.

Fri 12/14
7-11 PM

Gruene Hall
Soul / Rock
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 12/15
10 AM - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sat 12/15
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Texas Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 12/16
12-5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sun 12/16
8 PM
(The Mastersons open)
TICKETS: $59.50 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Americana
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Steve Earle (The Mastersons open)
TICKETS: $59.50 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

Three-time Grammy Award recipient and 11-time Grammy nominee Steve Earle is a cornerstone artist of Americana music. One of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation, he has released twenty albums – a number of them were as Steve Earle and the Dukes, one was Colvin and Earle, another was Steve Earle and the Del McCoury Band, etc. Earle’s songs have been recorded by such music legends as Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Carl Perkins, Waylon Jennings, Vince Gill and Joan Baez. He has created such country successes as “When You Fall in Love,” “Guitar Town,” “Goodbye’s All We’ve Got Left,” “A Far Cry From You” and “Nowhere Road.” During his four-decade career, Earle has also become a novelist, a film, TV and stage actor, a playwright, a short story author, a record producer and a radio host. Always musically adventurous, Steve Earle has crafted folk, blues, rock, country, rockabilly and bluegrass recordings. His diverse collaborators on disc have included such notables as The Pogues, Lucinda Williams, Patti Smith, The Fairfield Four, The Indigo Girls, Chris Hillman, Sheryl Crow and Shawn Colvin.

Mon 12/17
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Tue 12/18
6-7 pm

Gruene Hall
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$8

Gruene Hall

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 12/18
8:30 PM
Doors: 7:30 PM
Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
$5 cover
Two Tons of Steel 2016 Doors: 7:30 PM
Gruene Hall

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 these special holiday editions of the popular Two Ton Tuesday summer series. Their Christmas album, Tangled in Tinsel, will be available for purchase at the show. If you haven’t caught Two Ton fever yet, grab your dancing shoes and get ready. Come early for Swing Dance Lessons from 6 to 7pm ($8 per person).

Wed 12/19
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
free show

Gruene Hall

Thu 12/20
5-8 PM

The Grapevine
free
Come and Taste It
The Grapevine

Sample Texas’ best wines and craft brews at The Grapevine in Gruene Historic District. On the third Thursday of each month throughout the year (except January), a featured winemaker showcases three of their newest released, top-selling or hardest to find wines, alongside a craft brew hand-picked by The Grapevine staff. The complimentary tastings are held on the patio and garden of this popular tasting room. Each event features live music and prize giveaways. Food is available for purchase. This is a great opportunity to learn directly from the winery and The Grapevine staff, engage with other visitors interested in wine and beer and enjoy the natural surroundings and all the other offerings of Gruene Historic District. For more information, visit GrapevineInGruene.com or call (830) 606-0093.

Fri 12/21
10 AM - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Fri 12/21
8 PM
(Shea Abshier opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Americana
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(Shea Abshier opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

William Clark Green is not one for pulling punches. Where some songwriters trade in subtlety and dancing around blunt truths with clever feints and metaphor, Clark aims his words straight to the point and, when needed, right through the heart. His music is unrelentingly direct and hard-hitting, too, charged with a palpable rock ’n’ roll immediacy that’s as evident in his most intimate solo acoustic performances as it is in the full-tilt band shows that have packed rooms across his native Lone Star State. And with the April 21st release of Ringling Road, his eagerly awaited fourth album, Green is set to make his biggest impact on the booming Texas/Red Dirt music scene – and beyond – yet.

Sat 12/22
10 AM - 5 PM

near The Grapevine
Cowboy Kringle 2014
near The Grapevine

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items. For more information, including future dates and hours, click here.

Sat 12/22
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Red Dirt / Americana
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 12/22
9 PM
(Grant Gilbert opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Americana
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(Grant Gilbert opens)
Tickets: $20 | Doors: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

William Clark Green is not one for pulling punches. Where some songwriters trade in subtlety and dancing around blunt truths with clever feints and metaphor, Clark aims his words straight to the point and, when needed, right through the heart. His music is unrelentingly direct and hard-hitting, too, charged with a palpable rock ’n’ roll immediacy that’s as evident in his most intimate solo acoustic performances as it is in the full-tilt band shows that have packed rooms across his native Lone Star State. And with the April 21st release of Ringling Road, his eagerly awaited fourth album, Green is set to make his biggest impact on the booming Texas/Red Dirt music scene – and beyond – yet.

Mon 12/24
3 PM

Gruene Businesses Close at 3 pm

Gruene Businesses Close at 3 pm

Tue 12/25
CLOSED

Gruene Businesses Closed

Gruene Businesses Closed

Wed 12/26
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Rock-a-billy
free show

Gruene Hall

Fri 12/28
8 PM
(Jarrod Birmingham opens)
Tickets: $25 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Texas Country
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Roger Creager (Jarrod Birmingham opens)
Tickets: $25 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

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 12/29
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 12/29
9 PM
(Austin Meade opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall
Red Dirt / Americana
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Stoney LaRue (Austin Meade opens)
TICKETS: $25 | DOORS: 8 PM
Gruene Hall

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. Stoney LaRue’s newest album project, Aviator, his debut for eOne Entertainment. 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 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 12/30
12-3:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Cajun / Folk
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 12/31
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Soul / Rock
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 12/31
8 PM
(Opening Band - TBA)
TICKETS: $45 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Alt-Country
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American Aquarium (Opening Band - TBA)
TICKETS: $45 | DOORS: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

NOTE: Due to New Braunfels law prohibiting alcohol consumption past midnight, New Year’s will be celebrated at 11 PM. Ticket purchase includes free tamales and popcorn. Champagne splits will be available for purchase.

American Aquarium’s seventh studio album, Things Change, offers the band’s finest collection of folk-infused Southern rock-and-roll to date. Stacked with BJ’s signature storytelling – always deeply personal but also instantly relatable – the record questions and curses current events, shares one man’s intimate evolution, and leaves listeners with a priceless gift: hope. Much has changed for the band and BJ since their acclaimed last effort, Wolves. Featuring a new band lineup that includes Shane Boeker on lead guitar, drummer Joey Bybee, bassist Ben Hussey, and Adam Kurtz on pedal steel and electric guitar, as well as a reinvigorated frontman in BJ, Things Change is American Aquarium’s first release on a label after selling thousands of records on their own. Recorded at 3CG Records in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Things Change was produced by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter John Fulbright and features cameos from Americana standouts including John Moreland and Jamie Lin Wilson.

Mon 1/7
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Fri 1/11
7-11 PM

Gruene Hall
Americana / Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sat 1/12
1-5 PM

Gruene Hall
Folk / Rock
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 1/13
12-3:30 PM

Gruene Hall
Country / Bluegrass
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 1/14
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 1/21
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Sun 1/27
5-8 PM

Gruene Hall
Singer / Songwriter
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 1/28
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 2/4
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 2/11
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 2/18
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 2/25
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

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Fri 3/1
8 PM
(Ghost of Paul Revere opens)
Tickets: $30 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Bluegrass / Folk-Rock
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Trampled By Turtles (Ghost of Paul Revere opens)
Tickets: $30 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

Trampled by Turtles released their first record, Songs from a Ghost Town, in 2004. In a genre steeped in tradition, the album stood out for its contemporary sound, essentially bridging the gap between the bandmates’ background in rock music and their new acoustic leanings. Blue Sky and the Devil (2005) and Trouble (2007) explored a similar sound, but it wasn’t until 2008 and the band’s fourth release, Duluth, that Trampled by Turtles received recognition by the bluegrass community. Duluth peaked at number eight on the Billboard bluegrass chart and paved the way for a number of festival appearances. When Palomino arrived in 2010, it was met with an even greater response, debuting at the top of the bluegrass chart and remaining in the Top Ten for more than a year. Two years later, their crossover appeal landed them at number 32 on the Billboard 200 pop charts upon the release of their sixth album, Stars and Satellites. In addition to major bluegrass and folk festivals, they began showing up at Coachella, Bumbershoot, and Lollapalooza. In 2014, the band returned with the darker-toned Wild Animals, which bettered its studio predecessor on the album charts, reaching number 29. Trampled released their latest album Life Is Good On The Open Road on May 4th, 2018.

Mon 3/4
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Fri 3/8
8 PM
(The Sadies open)
Tickets: $29.50 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall
Indie-Rock
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Kurt Vile (The Sadies open)
Tickets: $29.50 | Doors: 7 PM
Gruene Hall

Travel can inspire in surprising ways: Kurt Vile discovered as much making his first record in three years, the eclectic and electrifying Bottle It In, which he recorded at various studios around the country over two very busy years. If Vile has become something of a rock guitar god – a mantle he would dismiss out of humility but also out of a desire to keep getting better, to continue absorbing new music, new sounds, new ideas – it’s due to his precise, witty playing style, which turns every riff and rhythm into points on a map and takes the scenic route from one to the next. In April 2017, he trekked out to Indio, California, to catch the Stagecoach Festival and sit in with his friends the Sadies (“my favorite modern band”). Inspired by Willie Nelson’s epic set, Vile spent a few days in Los Angeles working with producer Rob Schnapf, who he had previously worked with on “Pretty Pimpin,” the leadoff track on b’lieve that became a number-one AAA radio hit. Months later, when a lengthy Violators tour ended in Salt Lake City, Vile let the momentum carry him further west, where he recorded several more songs with engineer/producer Shawn Everett (Alabama Shakes, the War on Drugs) at The Beer Hole in Los Angeles. The bulk of Bottle It In was bottled up at Tarquin Studios in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Peter Katis (Interpol, the National) engineering and producing. Bottle It In captures the spontaneity of these impromptu sessions, revealing Vile as a diligent and singularly determined musician.

Mon 3/11
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 3/18
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall

Mon 3/25
6-10 PM

Gruene Hall
Country
free show

Gruene Hall