2012 Roots Music Schedule

2012 Roots Music Series
Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas
Effective Feb 1, 2012
Get ready for a brand new season of Roots Music Series in the Texas Hill Country!
Created and hosted by the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas.

2012 Dates and Genres
May 19 – Jazz Night
June 23 – Swing Night
July 28 – Multi-Culture Night
Aug 18 – R&B/Blues Night
Sept 22 – American Decades Night

• All concerts take place on Saturdays 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
• Gates open at 5 p.m.
• Museum exhibits remain open for Roots guests until 7 p.m.
(For up-to-date details check: www.pioneermuseum.net/roots-music)

Description:
A series of live, open-air eclectic Roots music concerts on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum on Main Street in Fredericksburg, Texas. Concerts feature both emerging and established artists in an informal, family setting.

Venue:
The Pioneer Museum is located at 325 West Main Street in Fredericksburg.
Entrance is on Milam Street.

Admission:
Admission is $12. Kids under 18 are free.
Special! $2 off for advance online tickets, or bring web page printout to gate for $2 discount.

Other Information:
During the outdoor concert, guests can purchase a meal and refreshments of wine, beer, sodas, and water. Free parking.

Proceeds Benefit:
Net proceeds support the mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society

Contact:
Pioneer Museum
Gillespie County Historical Society
312 W. San Antonio St., Fredericksburg TX 78624
830-997-2835 – FAX 830-997-3891
www.pioneermuseum.net •Email: info@pioneermuseum.net

For media info and access:
Email phil@fullhouseproductions.net

Fredericksburg Chorale’s “Dialogues & Dances” – June 14

The Fredericksburg Chorale will perform new vocal and instrumental music, poetry and showcase art by Chorale and community members during this special event, Dialogues & Dances – to be held this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Outdoors in the courtyard at the Hill Country University Center weather permitting or inside in case of inclement weather.

Lawn chairs and blankets are suggested.

Bottled water will be provided. Admission is by donation. For details, call 830-997-6869.

Rockbox Celebrity Series presents 7 Bridges, Eagles Tribute Band – June 4-5

7 Bridges performs the best of the Eagles for two nights at Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano. The Ultimate Eagles Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles, using no backing tracks or harmonizers. 7 Bridges faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from the band’s most prolific period featuring one brilliant hit single after another. Please call or visit the website for ticket information.

Both shows start at 7 pm. All seats reserved. Call (830) 997-7625 for more information

Boots & Roots at Rockbox – March 21 to April 26

If there is one thing that is entirely and completely American, it’s country music. Rockbox‘s talented performers will don their finest in country attire and give a two-hour review of the songs that have completely defined the genre. Tickets available online.

Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 pm. Youth $17; adults $32 – $42 per person. Call 830-997-7625 for more information.

Tickets on Sale for Indoor Gospel Roots concert

Austin-based Leigh has been hailed as a dazzling young artist with an authentic voice for bluegrass, country, Texas swing, and Irish folk. Leigh will be doing a Gospel set she performs at Threadgill’s in Austin.Limited tickets are now on sale for a night of gospel, soul, and spirit dancing at the Indoor Encore Gospel Night at the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg on Saturday, Oct 22.

This special Roots Music concert will be held indoors at the Historic Sanctuary of the Pioneer Museum and features three musical acts:

7:00-7:15pm    Jessica Hyde
A new singer from Austin making her Fredericksburg debut.

7:20-8:10pm    Brennen Leigh Trio
Austin-based Leigh has been hailed as a dazzling young artist with an authentic voice for bluegrass, country,Texas swing, and Irish folk. Leigh will be doing a Gospel set she performs at Threadgill’s in Austin.

8:30-9:20pm    Barnett Chapel United Methodist Church Choir & Spirit Dancers, Kerrville
Singers from the oldest African-American churches in the area will present a concert of gospel and spirituals, featuring accompanied and a cappella choir, solos, and a special praise dance choreographed for this concert by Lorraine LeMon.

Doors open at6 p.m. Beer, wine, water, and sodas will be for sale. The former Sanctuary is located at 312 W. San Antonio Street in Fredericksburg.

Seating is limited for this indoor concert. Tickets are $15 per person and available online at www.pioneermuseum.net. Children under 17 admitted free.

Roots Music is a series of live, open-air eclectic Roots music concerts on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum on Main Street in Fredericksburg, Texas. Concerts feature both emerging and established artists in an informal, family setting. Net proceeds support the mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society.

Information at 830-997-2835, www.pioneermuseum.net, info@pioneermuseum.net.

Rockin’ in the New Year

Rockbox Theater, 109 North Llano, closes out the 2011 season with two performances of its trademark variety and rock n roll music shows.  Rockin’ In The New Year will once again feature the talents of our regular cast of professional entertainers who love to energize and uplift with music.

As always, our show content is family-friendly, and our theater is alcohol and smoke-free.  Bring in the New Year with the music of your life.  Reserved seating.  Call 866-349-6688 now for the best seats and group rates. Or purchase them from us when you make a reservation online.