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It’s Concert Season, Hill Country, and Here’s Your Lineup!

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Spring is almost here, and that means it’s officially concert season in the Hill Country. It’s no picnic, though, trying to keep track of all the rodeos, festivals, and other community events scheduled these next few months. To make it easier for y’all, your fellow music lover here has compiled some of the upcoming shows in one handy dandy list. Share this with family and friends, too, so everyone can enjoy the festivities out here in the Hill Country. Hope to see ya out there!

March 2016

New Texas music recording artist Granger Smith, who will be playing a concert at Gruene Hall in Gruene, Texas

Photo: sunfireent.com

  • Tuesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 19
    Cody Johnson, Josh Abbott Band, Sam Riggs & more @ Rio Frio Fest, Concan, Texas
  • Friday, March 18 – Saturday, March 19
    Roger Creager @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Saturday, March 19
    Sean McConnell @ River Road Ice House, New Braunfels, Texas
  • Friday, March 25 – Saturday, March 26
    Randy Rogers Band w/Jason Boland (Friday) & William Clark Green (Saturday) @ John  T. Floore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas
  • Friday, March 25
    John Baumann @ Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas
  • Saturday, March 26
    Granger Smith @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Sunday, March 27
    Jerry Jeff Walker @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas

April 2016

Gary P. Nunn who is set to perform at John T. FLoore's Country Store live in Texas

Photo: www.eastlandcountytoday.com

  • Friday, April 1 – Saturday, April 2
    Whiskey Myers @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Friday, April 1
    Montgomery Gentry @ Cowboys Dancehall, San Antonio, Texas
    Shane Smith & The Saints @Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas
  • Saturday, April 2
    Cody Johnson, Kyle Park & Mike Ryan @ John T. FLoore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas
  • Friday, April 8 – Sunday, April 10
    Eddie Money, David Lee Garza, Kevin Fowler, Tracy Byrd & more @ Poteet Strawberry Festival, Poteet, Texas
    Public Enemy, Bright Light Social Hour, The Reverend Horton Heat & others @ Maverick Music Festival, La Villita, San Antonio, Texas
  • Friday, April 8
    Dwight Yoakum @ John T. Floore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas
    Los Lonely Boys @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Saturday, April 9
    Leann Rimes @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Wednesday, April 13
    Barry Manilow @ AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
  • Thursday, April 14
    American Aquarium & Shane Smith and The Saints @ River Road Ice House, New Braunfels, Texas
  • Friday, April 15 – Sunday, April 17
    Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard @ WhiteWater Amphitheater, New Braunfels, Texas
  • Friday, April 15
    Mickey & The Motorcars @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Saturday, April 16
    Delbert McClinton @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
    JB & The Moonshine Band @ Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas
  • Monday, April 18 – Saturday, April 23
    Larry Joe Taylor, Reckless Kelly, Casey Donahew Band, Turnpike Troubadours, Radney Foster, Gary P. Nunn & others @ Larry Joe Taylor Texas Music Festival, Stephenville, Texas
  • Friday, April 22 – Saturday, April 23
    Lucinda Williams @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Saturday, April 23
    Madelyn Victoria @ Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas
  • Tuesday, April 26
    Neil Young, WhiteWater Amphitheater @ New Braunfels, Texas
  • Thursday, April 28 – Sunday, May 1
    The Spazmatics, Dean Dillon w/The Texas Jam Band, Jesse Stratton & others @ Cornyval, Helotes, Texas
  • Thursday, April 28
    Aaron Einhouse @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Friday, April 29 – Saturday April 30
    Pat Green, Wade Bowen & others @ Crawfest, New Braunfels, Texas
  • Friday, April 29
    Roger Creager @ John T. Floore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas

May 2016

Eli Young Band who will perform in concert at John T. Floore's Country Store in May 2016

Photo: www.entertainmentwallpaper.com

  • Thursday, May 5
    Cody Canada @ Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos, Texas
  • Friday, May 6
    Stoney LaRue @ John T. Floore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas
  • Saturday, May 7
    Boz Scaggs @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Thursday, May 12 – Friday, May 13
    Asleep at the Wheel @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Friday, May 13
    Bob Schneider @ John T. Floore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas
  • Saturday, May 14
    Ronnie Milsap @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
    Eli Young Band @ John T. Floore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas
  • Sunday, May 15
    The Charlie Daniels Band @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
  • Friday, May 20
    Zane Williams @ John T. Floore’s Country Store, Helotes, Texas
  • Friday, May 27
    Hal Ketchum @ Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas

So there you have it folks… your calendar of concerts for the Hill Country – Spring 2016. Your girl here will be out at more than a few of these too, so feel free to say hey! Oh, and don’t forget to check back in May for the summer lineup. From what I’ve seen, it’s already gearing up to be Texas-sized throw down…