Outdoor Music Venues and Stages In Texas

It just doesn't get any better than sitting in your lawn chair under a full moon with a cold beverage in hand and fantastic music playing on the music stage in front of you. And here is a list of the best outdoor music venues and stages in Texas where you can do just that! Let us know out your favorite outdoor Texas music venue.

 

Best Outdoor Music Venues & Stages in Texas

Central Texas Music Venues & Stages

Stone Valley Music Park

Johnson City

Sitting on 10 acres of live oaks in the midst of the Texas Hill Country, Stone Valley Music Park has performances in a relaxed laid back setting with cold beer, good food, picnic tables, and VIP sky boxes.

Stone Valley Music Park

Austin360 Amphitheater

Austin

The winner of Pollstar's 2013 Best New Major Concert Venue in the World features the region's largest permanent stage and has the capacity for 14,000 fans.

Austin360 Amphitheater

Old Settlers Music Festival

Driftwood

Since the early days in 1987 they have maintained the down-home, Texas-friendly vibe with nonstop music for four days. Located just minutes from Austin with a landscape of shady trees and sunny meadows at the height of bluebonnet season.

Old Settlers Music Festival

White Water Amphitheater

New Braunfels

This gorgeous river front location with large cypress trees as a backdrop has state of the art sound and lighting for patrons to listen to the very best of Texas musicians.

White Water Amphitheater

North Texas Outdoor Music Venues

Larry Joe Taylor's Melody Mountain Ranch Stages

Stephenville

On over 300 acres for camping, BBQing, partying, and excellent music, Larry Joe hosts several music festivals on his ranch. One stage is huge with VIP seating and sky boxes and the other small and more intimate for acoustic singer songwriter performances.

Larry Joe Taylors Bud Light Stage

Texas Woodstock

Tyler

Home to several music festivals each year, including the Shiners Country Fest dedicated to assisting the Shiners Children's Hospital.

Texas Woodstock

Gexa Energy Pavilion

Dallas

Since 1988, the area's premier outdoor facility, Gexa Energy Pavilion has hosted more than 600 concert events for more than 6,000,000 patrons.

 

Gexa Energy Pavillion

Panther Island Pavillion

Ft Worth

Panther Island Pavilion is a beautiful venue located on the Trinity River. This is the go-to venue in DFW for exciting outdoor concerts and festivals.

Panther Island

AT&T Performing Arts Center

Dallas

The primary features of the venue include the large lawn, Shannon and Ted Skokos Pavilion, Southwest Porch and Performance Plaza. The venue can accommodate more than 2,000 visitors.

AT&T Performing Arts

West Texas Outdoor Music Venue

Outlaws & Legends

Abilene

This outdoor stage is home to one of the best two day outdoor music festivals in Texas.

Outlaws and Legends

Crude Fest

Midland

The Crude Fest is now the biggest music festival in West Texas - 3 days of real Texas music, 26 artist/bands, over 1000 campsites, lots of food and merchandise vendors, over 25,000 music and party fans at the 5th annual festival.

 

Crude Fest Stage 2014

Pioneer Amphitheater

Canyon

This beautiful amphitheater that is carved out of and nestled into a natural basin in the majestic Palo Duro Canyon, which is the nation’s second largest canyon, comes alive each summer with the Official Play of the State of Texas which has been running for over 50 years.

 

Pioneer Amphitheater

Southeast Texas Outdoor Music Venue

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Woodlands

This venue was ranked second in the top 100 amphitheaters in the world based on the number of tickets sold during 2014. Surrounded by lush forests the pavillion is an outdoor amphitheater that provides the Houston region with an array of performing arts events, educational outreach programs and contemporary entertainment.

Cynthia Woods Mitchell

Miller Outdoor Venue

Houston

What was once "a permanent bandstand" in Hermann Park 92 years ago is now a first-class theatre, professionally operated and committed to providing quality and diverse performances worthy of the great international city that Houston has become.

Miller Outdoor Theater

South Texas Outdoor Music Venue

Lonestar Pavillion

San Antonio

If you want an event outdoors and enjoy the Texas weather, The Pavilion, is perfect for your next concert, dance or themed event. The Pavillion can be transformed from a concert, to a private special event with live entertainment, to an elegant, sit down dinner all ranging from 200 to 2,000 people.

Lonestar Pavillion

John T. Floores Country Store

Helotes

Opened in 1942 by Mr. John T. Floore, John T. Floore Country Store was not a store at all, but a unique Texas Dance Hall and Cafe. Floore’s, long renowned for its world famous tamales and homemade bread, offers a full menu of great “Texas Cafe” style food, ice cold beer and and truly unique “Texccentric” atmosphere.

John T. Floores

 

 

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