Best Texas Music Events & Festivals

Below is a list of the best Texas music festivals and events. If we have recently attended one of these favorite Texas music concerts or festivals, you can click on the review link to learn more about the event's venue, music, camping, and more. Click on this link to find more reviews of Texas Music Festivals & Events.

Best Texas Music Festivals and Events

Plano
March
Country
Indoors, but they have a day full of a lot of very good country musicians from Texas
South By South West
Austin
March
Variety
 
Film, music, and interactive (digital)
Driftwood
April 
Bluegrass
Central Texas' signature music event with 30 bands on 5 stages, arts and crafts, camping, food concessions and libations.
Outlaws & Legends Music Festival
Abilene
April
Country
Country with some of the best country music legends and outlaws
Snook
April
Country
Some of the best music of any event but it tends to get a little crowded and has a party atmosphere with lots of A&M students
Luckenbach
April
Country
Can't get much better than 3 days of a great lineup in Luckenbach
Van Alstyne
April
Country
Missed it every year but heard it is great
Stephenville
April
Country
One of the best music venues on two stages over 4 days, BYOB, onsite camping, and fun but rowdy crowds (30,000 attended in 2008)
Mineola
May & September
Country

Review

Small two day music venue among the pines with on site dry camping and dedicated music lovers
Kerrville Folk Festival
Kerrville
May
Folk
This is it for the best 18 days of folk music in the United States - it just doesn't get any better
Wildflower Arts and Music Festival
Richardson
May
All types
Three stages of all kinds of very good music, arts and crafts, and food -- good for kids
Wolfdance
Ft. Worth
May
Country
Another full day of excellent country music -- free with tickets from the Wolf FM 99.5
Woody Guthrie Festival
Okemah
June
Variety
Sneak across the border to one of the best 4 day concerts with over 50 bands and 4 different venues -- well worth the trip
Raz on the Braz
Glen Rose
August 
Country
Two days of good music, great setting among the trees, small crowds, very close to the Brazos river, and onsite camping
Margarita & Salsa Festival
Waco
August 
Country
Good music (Willie Nelson & Pat Green at past events) but the location (a parking lot) is not the best
Austin City Limits
Austin
September
Variety
Very big crowds, multiple stages, and excellent music from a wide variety of musicians
Tommy Alverson's Family Gathering
Arlington
October
Country
3 days of excellent music, BYOB, close by camping, and lots of fun
UTOPiAFEST
Utopia
October
Alternative
Two stages with music over two days plus free, camping, BYOB, and good time
Todd Mission
Oct. & Nov.
Festival
Two day festival in a 16th century village with thousands of costumed characters, 200 daily performances, food, drink, games, arts and crafts, and more
Stephenville
October
Country
Thee day event, first annual in 2006, with a good line-up, small crowd, close by camping, plus beer and wine competition
Bryan & Houston
October
Country
One great day of FREE music line-ups that are hard to beat
Fischer
November
Americina
Historic cozy venue, camping, and an excellent lineup
New Braunfels
November
German
It's impossible not to have fun at Wurstfest - good music, beer, and fun people

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