40th Annual Luckenbach, Texas Hug-In – February 13-14

The Luckenbach post office and general storeIt’s that time of year again for folks to get “Back to the Basics of Love”.  You can do it at Luckenbach’s annual Hug-In and Valentine Ball!

Asleep at the Wheel holds court on Saturday night for the Valentine’s Ball and Dale Watson joins the fun on Friday night with the “Give Me More Kisses” dance.  Tickets are available for the entire event which includes a camping pass and tickets to both shows or purchase a ticket for just the shows, no camping.  Tickets for the entire weekend are $45.  Dale Watson’s show ticket is $15.  Asleep at the Wheel’s show ticket is $20.  Happy Valentine’s Weekend Y’all!  Come get your HEART on with us!  Details and tickets available online. (830)997-3224.

Texas Star Trail Ride – March 4-12

The Texas Star Trail Ride kicks off on March 4, and will go through Fredericksburg, Luckenbach, Stonewall, Johnson City, Blanco, Fischer, Wimberley and Driftwood. Each year, about 300 people take part in the 112 mile ride, crossing 40 cattle guards through more than 20 hill country ranches, including the LBJ Ranch.  If you’re interested in riding along, call (830) 875-6121.

“Bach at Luckenbach” – July 27

The Fredericksburg Community Orchestra is hosting “Bach at Luckenbach,” an evening of string music, food and fun at Luckenbach Texas, on Wednesday, July 25 from 5:00 p.m. until 9 p.m. The evening opens with local string students performing recital pieces. A spaghetti dinner begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by an hour of the Fredericksburg Community Orchestra performing selections from past concerts and wrapping up with another hour of The Dirty Rotten String Band. Between performances, a new guitar signed by artists who have performed at Luckenbach this summer will be auctioned. Ticket sales ended Friday, July 20. Proceeds will assist the Fredericksburg Community Orchestra to promote string education in Fredericksburg. For more information, call (806) 549-2483

Willie Nelson May NOT be Going to Luckenbach, Texas

Willie NelsonA few weeks ago, during a radio interview, Willie Nelson said he was going to have another July 4th Picnic in Luckenbach, where it was held for four years, from 1996-1999. Unfortunately, Willie may have been too eager.

Austin 360 Blog has reported that Luckenbach has decided not to put on the picnic, saying it was too much of a financial risk for them.

Luckenbach events manager Abbey Road said Tuesday, “We’re hoping that we could maybe do something more scaled back with Willie on the Fourth, but I’m waiting to hear back from his manager.”

39th Annual Luckenbach, Texas Hug-In – February 14-15

The Luckenbach post office and general storeIt’s that time of year again for folks to get “Back to the Basics of Love”.  You can do it at Luckenbach’s annual Hug-In and Valentine Ball!

This year Dale Watson joins the fun on Friday night with the “Give Me More Kisses” dance. Tickets are available for the entire event which includes a camping pass and tickets to both shows or purchase a ticket for just the shows, no camping. A special Sunday afternoon tribute to Johnny Cash with Thomas Michael Riley is also scheduled from 1 to 5 pm – no cover charge.

Tickets for the entire weekend are $40. Dale Watson’s show ticket is $15. Gary P. Nunn’s show ticket is $20.

The Valentine Ball with Gary P. Nunn will begin at 9 pm in the World Famous Luckenbach Dance Hall on Saturday night. Advance tickets are available online. $35 camping and dance or $20 dance only.  On RR 1376 off Highway 290 East.  (830)997-3224.

Luckenbach Birthday Weekend – May 26-27

Happy Birthday Luckenbach! Come celebrate all day on Saturday May 26th.

FREE afternoon music on the outdoor stage with Jamie Richards Band. Watch a Vintage Baseball Game at 5pm. Bring your lawnchairs, your dogs on leashes and your kids! (No tickets required until 7pm)

Jason Eady and his Band open for Mickey and the Motorcars at 9pm on the outdoor stage. Everyone must have a ticket for the evening show. Tickets are available online or at the ticket booth in Luckenbach starting at 7pm.

Lip smackin, Toe Tappin GOOD Time Sunday.  It’s a family day like No Other – Rock n Roll for the Big Kids, Luckenbach dirt for the little kids.  Ice Cream for all.   Dad..the family will be talkin about this day for ever and ever.  Be the Hero..C’mon!  Bring your lawn chairs and your dogs on leashes. 1-5pm  No cover charge for the day time show.  Stick around for the evening show at 8pm.. Bob Schneider brings the Texas BlueGrass Massacre and the blacktopGypsys.  (Tickets for the evening show available under separate event page)

Sunday Night Texas Bluegrass Massacre w/ Bob Schneider. blacktopGYPSY opens the show.

Luckenbach Rod & Custom Car Show – June 15

10 years of beautiful classic and restored cars and bikes but with a few changes this year – no official judging/awards. There will be live music, Great Cars, and lot’s of family fun and Luckenbach’, Texas‘ annual Rod & Custom Car Show!

This is a gathering of fun, like-minded car enthusiasts hanging out and raising money for our local youth.

Spectators are free. Car registration is $20 per car (limited to 225 cars).

Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Texas Hill Country.

Call (830) 997-3224 for more information.

Waylon’s Birthday Bash – June 13-15

Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson forever put Luckenbach, Texas into the mind of the nation with their hit “Luckenbach,Texas.” Now Luckenbach is returning the favor to the late Waylon Jennings, from 1-5 pm. This event benefits the diabetes patients at the Good Samaritan Center. Waylon ultimately lost his life after a battle with the illness.   Details coming soon to the website.   (Luckenbach will ask for a $10 donation at the gate for this event). Call 830/997-3224 or 888/311-8990 for more information.