Marble Falls Hits High Note with Annual Music Fests

Dec 4, 2019

Austin is known for its diverse music scene experienced through not just bars, pubs and other venues, but also an eclectic assortment of annual music festivals. There’s no shortage of talent near Marble Falls and its soon-to-be-launched master-planned community, Gregg Ranch. These festivals feature performances by top-name artists as well as those trying to break onto the scene.

 

Here are eight acclaimed festivals for the ultimate in the Austin and Marble Falls musical experience, none further than an hour from Marble Falls.

 

Austin’s New Year

Austin’s New Year is where locals gather to ring in the new year with live music, vendors, fireworks and more. This large celebration brings the community together with something that is so central to the city: music. Add it to your list of family traditions and enjoy an evening of singer-songwriter performances.

 

Date: December 31, 2019

Location: Austin Convention Center

500 E Cesar Chavez St

Austin, TX 78701

Ticket Cost: FREE

 

SXSW Music Festival

Catch the most iconic artists at SXSW Music Festival, the place to see your favorite artists and experience new ones while making professional connections in the music world. If you are a musician, this festival is a must. Put it on your calendar and plan your experience soon.

 

Date: March 16-20, 2020

Location: Downtown Austin, TX

Ticket Cost: $1.020

 

Red Gorilla Music Fest

During the past 15 years, Red Gorilla Music Fest has focused on showcasing more than 500 artists. It strives to share as much talent as possible during its week-long run in downtown Austin. Many popular artists, such as Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar and The National, performed at this festival during the early years of their careers.

 

Date: March 2020

Location: Venues on 6th Avenue Austin, TX 78701

Ticket Cost: FREE

 

Blues On the Green

Blues On the Green is a summer concert series once a month starting in May. Big-name local artists give concerts where everyone can gather on the lawn and enjoy an evening under the setting sun. Bring the whole family to dance and sing along.

 

Date: May-August 2020 (monthly)

Location: Zilker Park

2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Ticket Cost: FREE

 

Marble Falls Music Festival

Marble Falls annual music festival in Johnson Park is always a hit. The 2019 festival featured Kyle Park & Shiny Ribs along with a strong lineup of other regional talent, and 2020 looks to be even better. Hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce this poplar musical festival typically sells out quickly.

 

Date: September 2020 (annual)

Location: Johnson Park

230 Ave. J Marble Falls, TX 78654

Ticket Cost: Varies

 

Austin City Limits Festival

The Austin City Limits (ACL) Festival is one of the most popular musical experiences in central Texas. The ACL Festival runs for two weekends each October. The festival includes more than 130 diverse performances on 8 stages in Austin’s Zilker Park. Festival attendees enjoy the ACL food court with 35+ award0winning chefs and restaurants including gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options.

 

Date: October 2020 (annual)

Location: Zilker Park,

2100 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX 78704

Ticket Cost: Varies, VIP options available

 

Levitation

Levitation started in 2008 and has been recreated throughout the world. The attraction is everything is within walking distance and your experience can be completely customized to you. Whether you want to rock out for four days straight or just see one show of your favorite band, there are ticket options for you. Check out this year’s lineup on the Levitation website and get ready to enjoy your time in the Red River Cultural district.

 

Date: November 2020 (annual)

Location: Downtown Austin, TX. Various venues in Red River Cultural District.

Ticket Cost: $43-$699

 

Austin Area Jazz Festival

This year marks the festival’s fifth anniversary. With a mission to build a legacy of great jazz in Austin, it attracts fans from all over the country to experience the fine artistry of impressive jazz musicians. Customize your experience by choosing which day you would like to attend, or spend two days in Austin, TX, taking in all of the talent.

 

Date: November 2020 (annual)

Location: Mexican American Cultural Center

600 River St. Austin, TX 78701

Ticket Cost: $35-$125

 

Gregg Ranch, a 240-acre master-planned community in charming Marble Falls, Texas, northwest of Austin, is anticipated to be home to approximately 700 single-family and 550 multi-family residences. A central community area with an outdoor pool, ramada, barbecue area, shaded play area and bocce ball and horseshoe pits are planned. Outdoor amenities also include 5.5 miles of jogging and biking trails plus a dog park. The community, at Texas 281 and 71, is a short drive to Lake Marble Falls, Lake LBJ and the famed Texas lake and hill country. Visit http://greggranch.com/ to learn more.