Kirsten Yon concert presented by Fredericksburg Music Club – February 16

The Fredericksburg Music Club originated in 1937 as a small study club in a private home and has now emerged into a music organization of international reputation.  Kirsten Yon–an acclaimed teacher, performer and clinician–will present a violin concert .

3:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at 1800 N. Llano in Fredericksburg. Donations are welcome. For details, call 830-997-5413.

Luckenbach 4th Annual Blues Fest – January 29

It’s the 4th Annual Blues Fest at Luckenbach, Texas!! Headlining this year is Marcia Ball. A full day of Blues of every kind featuring performances by The Band of Heathens, Seth Walker, Lincoln Durham, Mingo FishTrap, Guy Forsyth, Ruben V, Danny Brooks, and Mark Searcy Band.

This is an all day event…starting at 2pm, non stop music til midnight. The Feedlot will be open and serving the finest Pulled Pork, BBQ, Hamburgers, sausage wraps etc. As always, they serve beer and wine in our bar. All ages welcome.

Tickets are on sale now!!

Krewe de Nimz Mardi Gras Ball – February 18

Sugar & Smoke invites you to the first annual Krewe de Nimz Mardi Gras Ball at Barons Creek Conference Center, 201 South Washington . This is a free of charge, festive evening open to the first 100 respondents. There will be music by 7stories band out of Albany, Texas.

Beer and hors d’oeuvres prepared by Sugar & Smoke will be provided. Feel free to bring your own wine and/or spirits if you wish! Attire for the evening is up to you: costume, casual, formal. Masks and beads will be available at the door. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, call 830-307-3051.

Sängerfest German Chorale Concert – September 21

Bringing more than 300 singers to Fredericksburg, this German chorale concert will feature eight different choirs from San Antonio, New Braunfels, Corpus Christi and Fredericksburg. This year, the Hermann Sons Mixed Choir will host the event, the 122nd Sängerfest of the Texanischer Gebirgssaengerbund, a tradition begun in 1881. For the festival, a commemorative “Festscrift” program will be printed. Event to be held at the St. Mary’s Holy Family Center, 306 W. San Antonio Street.

1 pm. Admission is free. Call 830-997-3936 for more information.

Austin Baroque Orchestra & Chorus present “A Cantata by Any Other Name . . .” – March 15

Austin’s period-instrument orchestra and chorus presents a program of sacred and secular baroque music including J. S. Bach’s Jesu, der du meine Seele, Charpentier’s regal Te Deum, and works by Buxtethude, Galuppi and Jerusalem performed on replicas of instruments from the 18th century. To be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 306 West San Antonio.

Informal pre-concert talk begins at 3:30 pm; concert from 4 to 6 pm. Donations gratefully accepted. (512) 912-6827

Annual Windows on Texas Music Festival

Every January, the local radio station, KFAN-FM, hosts a music festival called Windows on Texas.    This year the festival runs January 13-16. There are live performances at venues all over town.  For details visit the Texas Rebel Radio home page for the full schedule, or call 830-997-2197.

While you’re there, click the “Listen Online Button.”

Click here to make a reservation for your lodging.  There are several properties withing walking distance to most of the venues!

Canto Chamber Choir Concert – December 5

The annual Christmas Concert fundraiser benefitting the Good Samaritan Center at Hill Country Evangelical Free Church, 107 East Lower Crabapple Rd at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 and will be sold in advance at the Good Samaritan Center, Grasshopper & Wild Honey, Memorial Presbyterian Church Office, Bierschwale-Rees Insurance, Hill Country Evangelical Free Church and also at the door.