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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

Bandera

11th Street Mardi Gras and Main Street Parade

Feb. 9-11

11th Street Cowboy Bar, 307 11th St.

Join the fun at the 11th Sttreet Cowboy Bar for a three-day Mardi Gras celebration with Cajun food and zydeco music. Enjoy all the colorful floats and other parade entries as they travel down Bandera's Main Street in the Mardi Gras Parade on Feb. 11.

11thstreetcowboybar.com

Luckenbach

Hug-In and Valentine Ball

Feb. 10-11

Luckenbach Texas, 412 Luckenbach Town Loop

It’s that time of year again for folks to get “Back to the Basics of Love” at Luckenbach’s 48th annual Hug-In and Valentine Ball. Enjoy live music and dancing all weekend long.

luckenbachtexas.com

Irving

"The Artistry of Jazz" with Violinist Scott Tixier

Feb. 11

Irving Arts Center-Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

In this, the first concert of the New Year for the Irving Symphony Orchestra, the enormously successful composer-in-residence program once again highlights a new orchestral piece by a young composer. Furthermore, world-renowned jazz violinist and University of North Texas faculty professor Scott Tixier offers some of his outstanding compositions for jazz violin and orchestra. The concert concludes with the magnificent Symphony No. 1 by German composer Johannes Brahms.

irvingsymphony.org

Jefferson

Mardi Gras

Feb. 17-19

Downtown Jefferson

The Krewe of Hebe presents Jefferson's annual Mardi Gras. The festivities last an entire weekend and feature parades, live music, food, vendors, a carnival, frosty beverages, and, of course, masks and beads.

mardigrasupriver.com

Kerrville

Camerata San Antonio String Quartet

Feb. 17

First Presbyterian Church, 800 Jefferson St.

Grammy-nominated Camerata San Antonio is a flexible classical chamber music ensemble serving San Antonio and the surrounding Hill Country. This month's performance, titled "Contrasts," includes compositions by William Grant Still ("Mother and Child Suite for Violin and Piano), Béla Bartók (Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin & Piano, Sz.111), and Beethoven (Trio for Clarinet, Cello & Piano, Op. 38).

cameratasa.org

Irving

The Las Colinas Symphony Presents "Music That Grows On You"

Feb. 18

Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

The Las Colinas Symphony Orchesta continues its 2022-2023 season with violinist Simone Spadino and guest conductor Maestro Juan Carlos Lomonaco. The performance includes Johann Strauss II's "Schneeglckchen," Franz Waxman's "Carmen Fantasy," Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, and Frederick Delius' "The Walk to the Paradise Garden."

lascolinassymphony.org

San Antonio

Camerata San Antonio String Quartet

Jan. 18-19

Various locations

Grammy-nominated Camerata San Antonio is a flexible classical chamber music ensemble serving San Antonio and the surrounding Hill Country. This month's performance, titled "Contrasts," includes compositions by William Grant Still, Béla Bartók, and Beethoven. Performances take place at Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (Feb. 18) and Diane Bennack Concert Hall at University of the Incarnate Word (Feb. 19).

cameratasa.org

Fredericksburg

Emily Jumes Oskins in Concert

Feb. 19

Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano St.

Fredericksburg Music Club presents harpist Emily Jumes Oskins, who started playing the harp and piano at an early age and has continued with her harp endeavors for over 15 years.

fredericksburgmusicclub.com

Kerrville

Symphony of the Hills

Feb. 23

Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

The centerpiece of this concert is the Edvard Grieg's "Piano Concerto in A Minor" featuring Jiale Yi, the 2020 Gurwitz International Piano Competition gold medalist. The first half of the concert opens with music of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "Jesus Christ Superstar," followed by Mexican composer Carlos Chavez's innovative music composed with indigenous melodies, harmonies, and instruments.

symphonyofthehills.org

Galveston

The Kingdom Choir in Concert

Feb. 24

The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

London's The Kingdom Choir first attracted worldwide attention in 2018 when they performed their show-stopping rendition of "Stand By Me" in front of a television audience during the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Since then, The Kingdom Choir has shared their infectious joy and spirit along with their special gospel style with audiences around the world. Look forward to a grand evening of soulful renditions of both traditional gospel classics and popular contemporary music.

thegrand.com

New Braunfels

Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall

Feb. 24

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Now in its 25th year, this Gruene Hall tradition is where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals, and drifters mix it up to start their weekend. This quintessential Friday happy hour includes great beer prices, prize giveaways, and the best in Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels. There’s even a special guest interview each week.

gruenehall.com

Victoria

Beethoven's Fifth

Feb. 25

Victoria Fine Arts Center, 1002 Sam Houston Drive

Who doesn’t know the iconic opening of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony? Come hear this ubiquitous masterpiece along with a musical parody of the equally famous "Barber of Seville" with a devilish musical twist. Plus, there is the bonus of Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic playing Rodrigo’s famous "Fantasia" for guitar and orchestra.

victoriasymphony.com

La Grange

Michael Reno Harrell in Concert

Feb. 25

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Michael Reno Harrell is an award-winning songwriter and veteran storyteller and entertainer from the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Hear him play a show at the Bugle Boy, an intimate, converted WWII army barracks.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Huntsville

Prison City Crawfish and Music Festival

Feb. 25

Downtown Square, 12th Street and University Avenue

This all-day crawfish and music festival takes place in conjunction with the Prison City Film Festival.

huntsvilledba.com

Kerrville

"The Highwaymen Live: a Musical Tribute"

Feb. 25

Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

Perhaps the greatest country music super group in history, The Highwaymen—featuring Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Johnny Cash—traveled the world performing country music to millions of fans. Now comes a show featuring spot-on portrayals of those stars.

caillouxperformingarts.com

Grand Prairie

John Mellencamp in Concert

March 1

Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Texas Trust Way

Don't miss John Mellencamp, one of the most highly regarded mature songwriters of a generation.

texastrustcutheatre.com

Tyler

Trinity Irish Dance Company

March 2

UT Tyler Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120

Offering everything you expect and nothing you'd imagine, the Trinity Irish Dance Company brings a cutting-edge vision to the stage. A dance legacy that is rooted in tradition yet forward-looking and ever evolving, this company dazzles with hard-driving percussive power and aerial grace while celebrating the fusion of vibrant Irish traditions and ever-evolving American innovation.

cowancenter.org

Cedar Park

Kevin Fowler and Roger Creager in Concert

March 2

Haute Spot , 1501 E. New Hope Drive

Texas country artists Kevin Fowler and Roger Creager perform their hits. Fowler is known for songs such as "Hard Man to Love" and "100% Texan," while Creager is known for his songs "The Everclear Song" and "Long Way to Mexico."

hautespot.live

Edinburg

Fiesta Edinburg Music Festival

March 2-5

Bert Ogden Arena, 4900 S I-69C

Fiesta Edinburg is the Edinburg Chamber's largest celebration. Besides being a fun event for the city of Edinburg and the Rio Grande Valley, Fiesta Edinburg also symbolizes an important moment in Edinburg's history: The festival was initially created to commemorate Edinburg's county seat.

edinburg.com/fiesta-edinburg

New Braunfels

Texas Independence Day Celebration

March 2

Gruene Historic District, 1601 Hunter Road

To celebrate the 187th anniversary of Texas independence, Gruene Historic District is throwing a Texas-size celebration with special offers and live music.

gruenetexas.com

Grand Prairie

"Dancing With The Stars Live"

March 2

Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Texas Trust Way

TV’s biggest dance show returns on tour this winter with “Dancing with the Stars Live,” featuring fan-favorite professional and troupe dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show, ranging from ballroom and jazz to modern and hip-hop.

texastrustcutheatre.com

La Grange

Sarah Sharp in Concert

March 3

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Jazz vocalist Sarah Sharp performs at the Bugle Boy, an intimate, 80-seat listening room converted from WWII Army barracks.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Corsicana

Faithfully, an Eagles and Journey Tribute Experience in Concert

March 3

The Palace Theatre, 112 W. Sixth Ave.

Faithfully, an Eagles and Journey Tribute Experience formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2011 and has quickly established themselves as one of the country's most popular tribute acts. Hear them perform Eagles and Journey hits that have wowed audiences for decades.

corsicanapalace.com/faithfully

Fredericksburg

"Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical"

March 3-5

Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 US 87 South

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents this performance by Texas Repertory Theatre of "Tenderly," a fresh, remarkably personal, and poignant picture of the woman whose unparalleled talent and unbridled personality made her an American musical legend.

fredericksburgtheater.org

New Braunfels

Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall

March 3-May 26

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

This Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 25th year, is where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals, and drifters mix it up to start their weekend. This quintessential Friday happy hour offers great beer prices, prize giveaways, and the best in Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels. There’s even a very special guest interview each week.

gruenehall.com

Orange

Voctave in Concert

March 4

Lutcher Theater, 707 Main Ave.

A cappella sensation Voctave has had over 150 million social media views of their videos, and their latest album, "The Spirit of the Season, Deluxe Edition," reached No. 6 on the Billboard charts. Their previous album, "The Corner of Broadway and Main Street Vol. 2," debuted at No. 3 on the iTunes charts.

lutcher.org

La Grange

Sam Baker in Concert

March 4

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Sam Baker is an American folk musician based in Austin, Texas. Catch him perform at the Bugle Boy's converted WWII Army barracks listening room.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Corsicana

Georgette Jones and Marty Haggard in Concert

March 4

The Palace Theatre, 112 W. Sixth Ave.

Put two country legends' children together and you get the perfect show to celebrate their fathers. Georgette Jones, the daughter of George Jones, has released six albums and has performed all over, including The Grand Ole Opry. She recorded her first single, "Daddy Come Home," with her dad when she was just 10 years old and has continued to record and tour. Marty Haggard, the son of the great Merle Haggard, has also been singing since he was a child. Marty's songs remind you of not only his father, but also the others he considers some of the greatest of all time.

corsicanapalace.com/haggard-jones

Victoria

"Alice in Wonderland"

March 4-5

Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts, 214 N. Main St.

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in the exuberant new ballet inspired by the much-loved book, "Alice in Wonderland." You're transported to a world of wonder as the dancers take you on a journey through the mad-capped world of Lewis Carroll.

victoriaballet.org

Sherman

Sherman Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert

March 4

Kidd-Key Auditorium, 400 N. Elm St.

The late-winter concert features Beethoven’s mercurial Symphony No. 5. If you haven’t heard it in person, this is your chance to be a part of a special evening. 

shermansymphony.com

Kerrville

Classical Music Festival

March 4

First Presbyterian Church, 800 Jefferson St.

The Hill Country Chorale, an entity of the Hill Country Vocal Arts Society, which serves as a dynamic resource through which the vocal arts are introduced, networked, maintained, and performed in the Texas Hill Country, presents its Classical Music Festival.

hillcountrychorale.org

Grand Prairie

Dallas Blues Festival

March 4

Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Texas Trust Way

The 18th annual Dallas Blues Festival features the following acts: Pokey Bear, King George, J'Wonn, Tucka, Calvin Richarson, Roi Anthony, and Ronnie Bell.

texastrustcutheatre.com

Galveston

"Rob Landes—The Great American Songbook II"

March 5

The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

Featuring a collection of the most influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the early 20th century, "The Great American Songbook II" celebrates musical numbers that have stood the test of time in their life and legacy. Landes plays songs made famous by the likes of music legends Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald.

thegrand.com

Bandera

Cowboy Opry

March 7, April 4, May 2

Silver Sage, 803 Buck Creek

See some Grand Ole Opry-style entertainment and enjoy light refreshments and door prizes.

silversage.org

Irving

Texas Steel Guitar Jamboree

March 9-12

Sheraton DFW, 4440 W. John Carpenter Freeway

Hear steel guitarists from around the world play at the annual jamboree. There are also educational seminars, plus vendors and manufacturers of steel guitars and musical products.

texassteelguitar.org

La Grange

Michael Hearne in Concert

March 10

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Texas country artist Michael Hearne performs at the Bugle Boy's intimate listening room. Beer and wine is available.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Galveston

The Commodores in Concert

March 10-11

The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

Renowned for R&B hits such as "Just to Be Close to You," "Easy," and "Brick House," The Commodores have educated millions worldwide with compelling hits, peerless musicianship, and classic American songwriting. Look forward to moving and grooving to the soulful tunes of these Motown legends.

thegrand.com

Victoria

Gary Morris in Concert

March 10

Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts, 214 N. Main St.

Enjoy an evening with Gary Morris on his Farewell Tour. This talented performer has more than 25 chart singles on the Billboard Country Charts, including five No. 1 hits. He has performed for the late Queen Elizabeth II as well as on Broadway.

weldercenter.org

Bandera

Bandera Fiber and Arts Festival

March 10-11

The Sheep Walk Ranch, 5305 SH 173 North

The Bandera Fiber and and Arts Festival is the capstone of the Bandera Fiber and Arts Week, with live music and vendors.

banderafiberandarts.com

Austin

South by Southwest

March 10-19

Austin Convention Center and Downtown Austin, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St.

Every spring, crowds descend on downtown Austin to experience the world-renowned SXSW conference and festivals. Consisting of three main components—Interactive, Music, and Film—each track brings top creatives and global professionals together to collaborate during this exciting 10-day event.

sxsw.com

Corpus Christi

Grand Finale Concert

March 11

TAMUCC Performing Arts Center, 6300 Ocean Drive #5723

"Carmina Burana" by Carl Orff is one the most famous pieces for choir, soloists, and orchestra. The texts are taken from poems of the 11th and 12th centuries and compiled in cantata form—a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment. The main theme continues to be used throughout the entertainment world, contributing to its universal appeal. Add to this the artistry of extraordinary singers, a massive choir, and the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, and experience the perfect thrilling conclusion to a spectacular season.

ccsymphony.org

Bellville

Classic Car Stampede

March 11

Historic Downtown Bellville , 1 Main St.

The annual Classic Car Stampede is held on the second Saturday of March each year with designated parking for cars made in or before 1976.

austincountycruisers.com

La Grange

Sara Hickman in Concert

March 11

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Past State of Texas official musician Sara Hickman performs at the Bugle Boy's listening room—a converted WWII Army barracks. Beer and wine are available.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Cedar Park

TobyMac in Concert

March 11

H-E-B Center at Cedar Park , 2100 Avenue of the Stars

Multi-platinum Christian artist TobyMac and the Awakening Foundation make a stop in Cedar Park on the TobyMac Hits Deep Tour. The lineup features TobyMac and the DiverseCity band with support from Crowder, Cochren and Co., Tasha Layton, Jon Reddick, and Terrian. The annual arena tour features 30 dates and is a night of music and fun for the entire family.

hebcenter.com/events/detail/tobymacs-hits-deep-tour-2023

Ray Wylie Hubbard in Concert

March 11

Haute Spot, 1501 E. New Hope Drive

Country singer Ray Wylie Hubbard comes to the Haute Spot in Cedar Park. Hubbard is known for his hits "Redneck Mother," "Snake Farm," and "Choctaw Bingo."

hautespot.live/calendar/raywyliehubbard-031123

Boerne

Bluegrass Jam at the AgriCultural

March 11, 25; April 8, 22; May 13, 27

The AgriCultural Museum and Arts Center, 102 City Park Road

Every second and fourth Saturday of the month, bring your instrument and play along or just come to listen to the Bluegrass Jam.

theagricultural.org/bluegrass-jams

New Braunfels

Two Ton Tuesdays Spring Break Show

March 14

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

If you haven't felt the energy of Two Tons live, grab your dancing partner and get ready for a rockin’ night. The band takes the stage at 8:30 p.m.

gruenehall.com

Swing Dance Lessons

March 14

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Learn simple, fun East Coast Swing steps in this one-hour class before the Two Ton Tuesday show at Gruene Hall. This class is perfect for beginners or those wanting to polish their wraps, tunnels, turns, and spins.

gruenehall.com

Arlington

Symphony Arlington: Anthony Adario

March 16

Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St.

Bassoonist Anthony Adario plays a concert featuring Mozart's "Bassoon Concerto," Ravel's "Mother Goose," Mahler's "Blumine," and Butterworth's "The Banks of Green Willow."

symphonyarlington.org

Amarillo

Disney on Ice: "Let's Celebrate"

March 16-19

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Your favorite Disney characters return to Amarillo for Disney On Ice's "Let’s Celebrate," which features 14 classic and modern Disney stories in one production.

amarillociviccenter.com

Mesquite

Mesquite Rocks

March 16, April 15, May 13

Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave.

Join the Mesquite Arts Center for this monthly free family-friendly event with performances by tribute bands that cover the greatest hits of popular musicians and folk music.

mesquiteartscenter.org

Bandera

Third Thursday Cowboy Camp with Lew Peterbaugh

March 16, April 20, May 18

Bandera Beverage Barn, 1407 SH 16 North

Bring your guitar to play along, or simply come to listen. Pickers who play cowboy, Texas, or Western swing music are welcome to sit in.

banderacowboycapital.com

La Grange

Buttercup in Concert

March 17

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

San Antonio art-rock band Buttercup returns to The Bugle Boy to perform in the listening room—a converted WWII Army barracks. To the delight of their longtime loyal fanbase and first-timers alike, just about every Buttercup performance is akin to an interactive art show, packed with many fresh, fun, and often outright joyfully absurd surprises and memorable songs and moments of impeccable musicianship. Beer and wine are available.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Rockport

Crawfish Cookoff and Tasting

March 17-18

Rockport Festival Grounds, 1204 E. Market St.

At this fourth annual event, which attracts 10,000 attendees, approximately 20,000 pounds of crawfish are served. Feast on great food and beverages while enjoying music, vendors, and the eating contests.

rockport-fulton.org/annual-events

Brenham

The Celtic Angels in Concert

March 18

The Barnhill Center , 111 W. Main St.

Get swept away in their alluring adventure, a passionate homage to their beloved Emerald Isle. Be captivated by Ireland's great tapestry, woven together through song, dance, and storytelling. The group features award-winning singers, dancers, and musicians.

thebarnhillcenter.com/events

Cedar Park

Ana Gabriel in Concert

March 18

H-E-B Center at Cedar Park , 2100 Avenue of the Stars

Ana Gabriel began writing and performing her own songs at age 7, and now, after decades in the music business, she boasts more than 15 studio albums in her esteemed discography. The Spanish-language pop singer has earned an international following thanks to award-winning songs like "Cosas del Amor" and "Quin Como T." Backed by more than 10 Lo Nuestro Awards, Gabriel continues to perform to sold-out crowds around the globe.

hebcenter.com/events/detail/ana-gabriel

Fredericksburg

Mud Dauber Festival and Chili Cookoff

March 18

Luckenbach Texas, 412 Luckenbach Town Loop

Named in honor of the pesky insect, this open chili cookoff and live music festival shows why Luckenbach has some of the best mud in the universe.

luckenbachtexas.com

Comanche

Food Truck Rodeo

March 18

Comanche City Park, 1200 Comanche Trail

Feast on great food from food trucks, plus enjoy live music all day and kids' activities. This is a BYOB event.

comanchechamber.org

Boerne

Music in the Cave: Spring Equinox

March 18

Cave Without a Name Throne Room, 325 Kreutzberg Road

Enjoy an evening of contemporary acoustic music, soaring vocal harmonies, and a percussive tribal/world-beat vibe performed on an unusual mix of ancient and modern instruments, all focused on the theme of the Spring Equinox as a time of rebirth and renewed energy. Some of this concert is performed in total darkness, illuminated by periods of flickering candlelight, providing a visually rich setting and mesmerizing listening environment.

cavewithoutaname.com

Plano

Plano Symphony Orchestra: Young Artists and "Symphonie Fantastique"

March 18

Christ United Methodist Church, 3101 Coit Road

Joined by the three grand prize winners of the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s annual Collin County Young Artist Competition, Maestro Guzmán considers sharing the stage with the talented young artists to be among the most inspiring experiences of his career. This concert also features Belioz's imaginative "Symphonie Fantastique."

planosymphony.org

Palestine

Dogwood Trails Festival

March 18

Downtown and Old Town Palestine, 825 W. Spring St.

For over 80 years, Palestine has celebrated the Dogwood Trails Festival. This long-running event in downtown and Old Town Palestine offers a parade, craft and novelty vendors, food vendors, art galleries, street entertainment, and live music.

visitpalestine.com/dogwood

Bandera

Ham Rodeo

March 18

Mansfield Park, 2886 SH 16 North

The Bandera Wranglers, an all-volunteer nonprofit, hosts this annual rodeo that features vendors, wild hogs, barbecue, a concert, and interactive activities.

facebook.com/events/325724846434126

Fredericksburg

Rob Landes in Concert

March 19

Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano St.

Fredericksburg Music Club presents Rob Landes, a native Houstonian who is widely known as a pianist, organist, harpist, arranger, conductor, and published composer.

fredericksburgmusicclub.com

Houston

Pavel Haas Quartet in Concert

March 21

Rice University—Alice Pratt Brown Hall—Stude Concert Hall, 6100 S. Main

After achieving great success in Hollywood, Austrian-American Erich Wolfgang Korngold returned his focus to concert works, upon which the like of Richard Strauss and Puccini had heaped praise. Hear one of his last major such works performed by favorited Prague-based ensemble Pavel Haas.

chambermusichouston.org

Palestine

Old-Time Music and Dulcimer Festival

March 23-25

First Baptist Church of Palestine, 5700 Loop 256

This festival offers workshops in the morning, but the afternoons are free for jamming. If you just want to listen, the jams are throughout the building. You may find one room full of autoharps, another full of old-time fiddlers, while another may be a slow mountain dulcimer jam for beginners. Concerts take place in the afternoons and evenings. Then there is more jamming after the evening concert.

oldpalmusic.com

La Grange

Mike McClure in Concert

March 24

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Mike McClure performs at the Bugle Boy's listening room—a converted WWII Army barracks. McClure is a founding member of The Great Divide, and is currently the frontman for the Mike McClure Band. Beer and wine are available.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Galveston

The StepCrew

March 24

The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

The StepCrew's unbelievable new show is a spell-binding tour de force that features three exhilarating dance forms: Ottawa Valley step dance, Irish step dance, and tap. Look forward to taking a dance journey with this cast of virtuosic dancers and musicians. The StepCrew also boasts three world-class fiddlers backed by an outstanding five-piece ensemble.

thegrand.com

Cedar Park

The Gatlin Brothers in Concert

March 24

Haute Spot , 1501 E. New Hope Drive

Larry, Steve, and Rudy are a Grammy Award-winning trio who have dazzled audiences for more than 65 years with a lifetime of noteworthy achievements in their storybook career, including a Grammy for Best Country Song (“Broken Lady”), three Academy of Country Music awards for Single of the Year (“All The Gold In California”), Album of the Year ("Straight Ahead"), and Male Vocalist of the Year for Larry Gatlin.

hautespot.live

Garland

Mavis Staples in Concert

March 24

Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St.

Mavis Staples brings her legendary American rhythm, blues, and gospel voice to Garland, Texas. As a singer, actress, and civil rights activist, Ms. Staples achievements encompass collaborations with Aretha Franklin, Prince, Bob Dylan, Arcade Fire, and Hozier. Don't miss this Grammy Award winner and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient as she croons, scats, swoops, and testifies like no one else can.

visitgarlandtx.com

Amarillo

"Carmina Burana"

March 24-25

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts , 500 S. Buchanan St

The Amarillo Symphony presents a performance of "Carmina Burana" featuring the Amarillo Master Chorale. The show also includes performances of Mozart’s "Ave Verum Corpus" and the overture to the composer's famous opera "Marriage of Figaro."

amarillosymphony.org

Boerne

The Peking Acrobats

March 24

Boerne Champion Auditorium, 201 Charger Blvd.

Boerne Performing Arts presents the Peking Acrobats, who astound and amuse in a performance that epitomizes family fun. In an all-new production, they are joined by members of the Shanghai Circus and perform daring acrobatics with grace, strength, and skill.

boerneperformingarts.com

Lake Jackson

Lonestar in Concert

March 24

The Clarion , 500 College Drive

Lonestar has charted more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs chart, including nine that reached No. 1—hits like “No News”, “Come Cryin’ to Me”, and “Amazed, which also charted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the first country song to do so since “Islands in the Stream” in 1983.

brazosport.edu/clarion

Irving

A Musical Tour of the Mayan Culture and the Texas Guitar Quartet

March 25

Irving Arts Center—Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

The ancient Mayans are one of the most fascinating cultures in history due to their art, architecture, science, knowledge of the cosmos, and artistic traditions. This concert honors Mayan culture with a showing of the 1939 film "Night of the Mayas," enhanced by a multimedia presentation. The evening begins with one of Gershwin's most colorful scores, and the soothing sounds of the Texas Guitar Quartet complement this wonderful night of music.

irvingsymphony.org

Spring

The StepCrew

March 25

The Centrum, 6823 Cypresswood Drive

The StepCrew's show features three dance forms: Ottawa Valley step dance, Irish step dance, and tap. This cast of virtuosic dancers and musicians takes the audiences on a dance journey, showcasing the similarities and differences between the three styles. The StepCrew also boasts three world-class fiddlers backed by a five-piece ensemble with some of the most talented and respected musicians in the Celtic music scene today.

cypresscreekface.org/stepcrew

Monahans

Spring Street Jam

March 25

Ward County Event Center, 1525 East Monahans Parkway

At this street dance, the community welcomes visitors to come by and enjoy the live music and vendors.

monahans.org

La Grange

Nichole Wagner in Concert

March 25

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Americana artist Nichole Wagner performs at the Bugle Boy's listening room. Beer and wine are available.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Kerrville

ViVA Trio

March 25

Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

This internationally touring trio of sopranos cross over between classical and pop music, with vocal fireworks, a charismatic stage presence, lush harmonies, designer gowns, and music that promises to enchant audiences.

caillouxperformingarts.com

Plano

Texas Forever Fest

March 25

Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th St.

Celebrate the food, art, and people of Texas. Enjoy live music, live Western entertainment, Texas-favorite food and drink, Texas-themed vendors, and fun for all ages.

texasforeverfest.com

Palestine

Dogwood Jamboree

March 25

Palestine High School Auditorium, 1600 Loop 256

Be entertained at this Branson-style show that features classic country music and comedy.

dogwoodjamboree

Lake Jackson

Brew on the Bayou

March 25

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 299 SH 332 West

Sample and enjoy specialty brews from local breweries as well as wines. Listen to live music, grab a bite to eat from local food trucks, and check out the items in the silent auction. The wooded grounds at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, lit by torchlight, make it a perfect spot to enjoy the brews, food, and music.

gcbo.org

New Braunfels

Hayes Carll in Concert

March 25

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Musician Hayes Carll exists in a space of his own, informed by John Prine, Tom Waits, and Bob Dylan but also by Travis, Kenny Rogers, and Hank Williams Jr. He's been nominated for two Americana Music Awards and a Grammy for Best Country Song, and has won multiple Austin Music Awards.

gruenehall.com

Sugar Land

International Art and Kite Festival

March 25

Brazos River Park, 18427 Southwest Freeway

This festival honors culture and community through art, music, dancing, and food. Kite flying, art car showings, and cultural performances are just some of the highlights of this colorful festival.

sugarlandtx.gov/437/special-events

Bandera

Frontier Times Fourth Sunday Jamboree

March 26, April 23, May 28

Frontier Times Museum, 510 13th St.

The Frontier Times Museum presents this jamboree on the fourth Sunday of each month. The event includes live music, storytelling, and fun for all ages.

frontiertimesmuseum.org

Garland

The Peking Acrobats

March 27

Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St.

The Peking Acrobats have astounded audiences with their daring maneuvers and high-tech special effects for the past 30 years. Featuring dazzling acrobats and daredevil stunts, The Peking Acrobats offer an evening of thrilling dexterity and mind-blowing entertainment for the entire family. The Peking Acrobats are part of a time-honored Chinese tradition rooted in centuries of Chinese history and folk arts. Don't miss this visual spectacular with accompaniment by a live Chinese orchestra.

visitgarlandtx.com

Lake Jackson

"Rising Tide: the Crossroads Project"

March 28

The Clarion , 500 College Drive

"Rising Tide: the Crossroads Project" is a riveting theater piece on global sustainability. Grounded in science, elevated by art, igniting response, the program features climate physicist and communicator Dr. Robert Davies; the Fry Street Quartet; and works from painter Rebecca Allan, environmental photographer Garth Lenz, and American composer Laura Kaminsky. The project blends emotion, information, and high-production-value graphics.

brazosport.edu/clarion

Longview

Spring Concert Series: Roots in the Gardens

March 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center, 706 W. Cotton St.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket to the Longview Arboretum and Nature Center's spring concert series, held in the gardens on Thursday evenings. The lineup this year features bands playing a mix of music, from classic rock to blues to Motown. The bands include Galaxy, the Usual Suspects, Flashbacks, Probable Cause Band, and Tuxedo Cats.

longviewarboretum.org

Corsicana

Ruthie Foster in Concert

March 30

The Palace Theatre, 112 W. Sixth Ave.

The small town of Gause, Texas had no chance of keeping the vocal powerhouse known as Ruthie Foster to itself. Described by Rolling Stone as "pure magic to watch and hear," her vocal talent was elevated in worship services at her community church. Drawing influence from legendary acts like Mavis Staples and Aretha Franklin, Foster developed a unique sound unable to be contained within a single genre.

corsicanapalace.com/ruthie-foster

La Grange

Jackson Emmer in Concert

March 31

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Americana singer/songwriter Jackson Emmer performs at the Bugle Boy's listening room. Beer and wine are available.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Cedar Park

Tab Benoit in Concert

March 31

Haute Spot , 1501 E. New Hope Drive

One of the most impressive guitarists to emerge from the rich bayous of Louisiana in recent years, Tab Benoit’s guitar tone can be recognized before his Otis Redding-ish voice resonates from the speakers.

hautespot.live

Kerrville

Camerata San Antonio in Concert

March 31

First Presbyterian Church, 800 Jefferson St.

Grammy-nominated Camerata San Antonio is a flexible classical chamber music ensemble serving San Antonio and the surrounding Hill Country. This performance, titled "Quartets," features Mozart's String Quartet in A Major, K. 464; Bacewicz's String Quartet No. 4; and Beethoven's String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp.”

cameratasa.org

Concerts by the River

March 31, April 28

Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive

Pack your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and come out to the park to enjoy free concerts along the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River.

kerrvilletx.gov

Brenham

Southern Raised in Concert

April 1

The Barnhill Center , 111 W. Main St.

They are kinfolk who are trained in classical music but raised in the bluegrass-covered Ozark Mountains. They created a trademark sound where classical meets bluegrass, with Celtic and Christian music mixed into their repertoire.

thebarnhillcenter.com/events

Pearland

Houston Folk, Blues, and Gospel Festival

April 1

Independence Park, 3449 Pearland Pkwy.

Hear major concerts while browsing through 100 artists booths, a farmers market, and dozens of fun contests and attractions. Check out the Taste of Texas Food Garden, with delicious cuisine and domestic and craft beers. National recording artists perform throughout the afternoon and evening on the main stage. Best of all, admission is free for all ages.

houstonfolkfestival.com

Llano

Llano Fiddle Fest Contest and Concert

April 1-2

John L. Kuykendall Event Center, 2200 W. Ranch Road 152

The weekend includes the 45th annual Open Fiddle Fest, a live concert and dance, and a Sunday service and cowboy breakfast. This year's Open Fiddle Contest (with a free entrance) includes youth, senior, open, and accompanist divisions. Saturday's activities also feature an evening concert with legendary country star Moe Bandy. The event takes place at the John L. Kuykendall Event Center, which provides a large, open space for the competition, concert, and Sunday morning service.

llanofiddlefest.com

La Grange

Giulia Millanta and Gabe Rhodes in Concert

April 1

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Guilia Millanta makes her Bugle Boy debut with Gabe Rhodes in the converted WWII Army barracks listening room. Millanta is an Italian-born, folk-rock, Americana singer-songwriter, and Rhodes is an American folk and country musician and producer. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Cedar Park

Cory Morrow in Concert

April 1

Haute Spot , 1501 E. New Hope Drive

Texas country singer-songwriter Cory Morrow visits the Haute Spot.

hautespot.live

Kerrville

Solar Eclipse Kickoff

April 1

Butt-Holdworth Memorial Library, 505 Water St.

Butt-Holdworth Memorial Library hosts this party that includes an indoor planetarium show, music, and guest speaker. This event celebrates the upcoming Oct. 14, 2023 annular eclipse and the April 8, 2024 total solar eclipse.

kerrvilletx.gov

Mesquite

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra in Concert

April 1

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra, 1527 N. Galloway Ave.

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra presents "Mother Earth" with a program Victor Agudelo's orchestral work "Algo Va a Suceder..." ("Something is going to happen…") and Debussy's "La mer."

mesquitesymphony.org

Port Arthur

Cajun Heritage Fest

April 1

Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center, 1800 Lakeshore Drive

Enjoy live Cajun music, spicy food, and dancing the night away. Cajun activities are planned in days surrounding the event.

cajunheritagefest.com

Monahans

Spring Fling

April 4

Ward County Event Center, 1525 East Monahans Parkway

At the Spring Fling, the community welcomes visitors to come by and enjoy the live music and vendors.

monahans.org

Elgin

Music in the Park

April 7-May 26

Downtown , 114 Central Ave.

Every Friday in April and May, the Friends of Elgin Parks hosts this live-music series featuring a different band in historic downtown Elgin's Veterans Memorial Park. Bring friends and family, beverages, snacks, and a blanket or lawn chair. Elgin Parks and Recreation also offers games for children.

elgintexas.gov

Corsicana

175 Minutes of Music Celebration

April 8

Cassaro Winery and Vineyards, 211 N. Beaton St.

Cassaro Wines and Tasting Room joins Corsicana's year-long 175th birthday celebration with a special live performance in the tasting room's outdoor courtyard in historic downtown Corsicana.

cassarowines.com

Houston

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Wind Ensemble

April 11

Rice University—Alice Pratt Brown Hall—Stude Concert Hall, 6100 S. Main

Though its string ensemble is already well-known to Chamber Music Houston audiences, the celebrated Academy of St. Martin in the Fields offers guests a wind ensemble in a program featuring two superb quintets for piano and winds by the masters: Mozart and Beethoven.

chambermusichouston.org

Arlington

Symphony Arlington: Jacob Cordover

April 13

Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St.

Guitarist Jacob Cordover wows the audience with "A Salute to the Big Apple," Elmer Bernstein's "Guitar Concerto," and the 15th annual Great Movie Scores Quiz.

symphonyarlington.org

Grand Prairie

Styx in Concert

April 13

Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Texas Trust Way

The six men comprising Styx have committed to "rocking the Paradise" together with audiences far and wide by averaging over 100 shows a year every year since 1999, and each one of them is committed to making the next show better than the last.

texastrustcutheatre.com

Galveston

Seong-Jin Cho Piano Concert

April 14

The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

Recognized for his overwhelming talent and innate musicality, classical piano virtuoso, Seong-Jin Cho, has made his mark as one of the "consummate talents of his generation" and as "one of the most distinctive artists on the current music scene." You won't want to miss this intimate concert performed by one of the world's brightest stars in contemporary classical music.

thegrand.com

Garland

Band Together on the Square Concert Series

April 14

506 Art Pocket Park, 506 Main St.

Band Together on the Square Concert Series is a diverse musical experience that is perfect for a carefree, spring vibe. Bring your lawn chairs and catch live music in Garland's pocket park on the square. Purchase food and beverages from local restaurants for the full downtown experience.

visitgarlandtx.com

Bandera

Texas Heroes Hall of Honors Induction Ceremony and Reunion

April 14

Frontier Times Museum, 510 13th St.

In keeping with the pioneering spirit of its founder, J. Marvin Hunter Sr., the Frontier Times Museum has established the Heroes Hall of Honor to recognize the contributions of individuals who, through their leadership, creativity, example, and hard work, keep the pioneer spirit alive. Each year, the museum inducts its honorees at an annual induction ceremony.

frontiertimesmuseum.org

Karnack

Caddo Homecoming

April 14

Caddo Lake State Park, 245 Park Road 2

Walk into yesteryear at Caddo Lake State Park, which celebrates 30 years of good conservation with the Caddo Lake Institute. Try your hand at canoeing, fishing, and other park activities. Decorate your campsite with a retro theme, attend an outdoor movie, and enjoy music and dancing like it's 1923, when the Texas State Parks system was founded.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/caddo-lake

Sugar Land

Ana Gabriel in Concert

April 14

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd.

Grammy-nominated Mexican singer and songwriter Ana Gabriel comes back to Smart Financial Centre on her "Por Amor A Ustedes" world tour.

smartfinancialcentre.net

La Grange

Jon Muq in Concert

April 15

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Ugandan-born vocalist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jon Muq makes his Bugle Boy debut. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Galveston

Renee Elise Goldsberry in Concert

April 15

The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

Winner of the 2016 Tony Award for her performance in "Hamilton," Renee Elise Goldsberry is equally at home in a Broadway theater, a film set, or on a concert hall stage. You won't want to miss her dynamic show titled "Revive." Look forward to her performance anchored by a four-piece band and complement of back-up singers who have you stomping your feet and clapping your hands to the grand music of this high-energy concert.

thegrand.com

Georgetown

Two Step Inn

April 15-16

San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St.

Embrace the honky-tonk spirit with 40-plus artists across three stages, featuring live music from country currents, country classics, and the country curious. Acts scheduled to perform include Zach Bryan, Tyler Childers, Midland, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Wynonna Judd, Clay Walker, Mavis Staples, and Diplo.

twostepinn.com

Palestine

Wiggy Thump Festival

April 15

Anderson County Youth Livestock Pavilion, 750 US 287

This music festival features a lineup of Texas country favorites including Whiskey Myers, Mark Chesnutt, Tanner Usrey, and Sarah Hobbs. Food and non-alcoholic drinks are sold at the festival.

visitpalestine.com

Mesquite

Community Band Spring Concert

April 15

Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave.

The Mesquite Community Band is made up of volunteer musicians from high school through retirement age. The group performs its annual spring concert which includes favorite songs that are inspired by Texas.

mesquiteartscenter.org/p/partners/mesquite-community-band

Austin

McKinney Falls Fest

April 15

McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway

Come out to the park for a fun day full of guided hikes, live music, food trucks, and activity booths, plus park staff open a time capsule buried in the park in 1975. Discover the treasures that were left behind and witness the preparation of the next time capsule for McKinney Falls State Park to be opened in 2073.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mckinney-falls

Houston

"Crossing to the New World: Early and Traditional Music in the British Isles, France, and North America"

April 16

A.D. Bruce Religion Center, 3841 Cullen Blvd.

Houston Early Music presents a concert by Baltimore Consort featuring country music brought to the shores of the New World by northern European settlers.

houstonearlymusic.org/baltimoreconsort

Fredericksburg

Alamo Metro Chorus in Concert

April 16

Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano St.

Fredericksburg Music Club presents award-winning barbershop group Alamo Metro Chorus, a membership organization of female singers who meet regularly to practice, perform, socialize, and have fun.

fredericksburgmusicclub.com

Dale

Old Settler's Music Festival

April 20-23

At the 36th annual Old Settler's Music Festival, enjoy four days of Americana/roots music, camping, jamming, and family fun in beautiful Dale (just outside of Austin). Yolo, the Wood Brothers, Shovels and Rope, and Shinyribs are just a few of the acts scheduled to perform.

oldsettlersmusicfest.org

Sugar Land

Ha*Ash in Concert

April 20

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd.

Sisters Hanna Nicole Pérez and Ashley Grace Pérez, aka Latin pop duo Ha*Ash, perform songs from their latest album "HAASHTAG," which debuted at No. 1 on iTunes Mexico and includes hits like “Lo Que Un Hombre Debería Saber.”

smartfinancialcentre.net

Hallettsville

Texas State Championship Fiddlers' Frolics

April 21-23

Hallettsville KC Hall, 321 US 77 South

All things fiddle are celebrated this weekend. Activities include the fiddle championship, a barbecue cookoff, Fit as a Fiddle 5K, arts and crafts, and food.

kchall.com

La Grange

The Limelighters in Concert

April 21

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Classic folk singing trio and members of the prestigious Texas Touring Roster, The Limelighters make their Bugle Boy debut in the converted WWII Army barracks listening room. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Taylor

Music on Main

April 21

Heritage Square Park, 400 N. Main St.

Heritage Square is full of family-friendly music from local and regional musicians. Bring a blanket or chairs.

Corsicana

The Malpass Brothers in Concert

April 21

The Palace Theatre, 112 W. Sixth Ave.

Count on classic, real country music with the Malpass Brothers. They might play a couple of old-time traditional gospel songs, or come down into the house at intermission and ask what you'd like to hear.

corsicanapalace.com/the-malpass-brothers

Amarillo

"Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2"

April 21-22

Globe-News Center for the Perfroming Arts , 500 S. Buchanan St

The Amarillo Symphony's final concert of the season is a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by award-winning pianist Joyce Yang.

amarillosymphony.org

Grand Prairie

Royal Comedy 2023

April 21

Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Texas Trust Way

The Royal Comedy comes to Grand Prairie with Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Lavell Crawford, JJ Williamson, Special K, Q Coleman, and D Elli$.

texastrustcutheatre.com

Main Street Fest

April 21-23

Downtown , 200 block of West Main Street

The 10th annual Main Street Fest is a three-day event featuring live music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, food and beer, and local vendors.

mainstreetfest.com

Irving

"Super Diamond: The Music of Neil Diamond"

April 22

Irving Arts Center—Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

The Irving Symphony's spectacular season comes to a close with Super Diamond, a band that pays tribute to the music of one of the most successful singer/songwriters ever, Neil Diamond. Hear some of his greatest hits including "Hello Again," "I Am ... I Said," "Coming to America," "Cherry Cherry," "September Morn," and, of course, "Sweet Caroline."

irvingsymphony.org

Orange

Jimmy Fortune and The Malpass Brothers in Concert

April 22

Lutcher Theater , 707 Main Ave.

Gospel Music Association and Country Music Association Hall of Famer Jimmy Fortune is joined by special guests The Malpass Brothers for this one-of-a-kind concert. Jimmy Fortune toured, sang, and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years and wrote the groups second No. 1 hit, "Elizabeth." Openers for music legend Merle Haggard on multiple tours, The Malpass Brothers promote the work and music of classic country artists they treasure while creating new music and making their own mark in the lineage of rich American culture.

lutcher.org

La Grange

Jenny Reynolds in Concert

April 22

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Austin-based singer-songwriter Jenny Reynolds returns to the converted WWII Army barracks listening room. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Fredericksburg

Luckenbach Bluegrass Festival

April 22

Luckenbach Texas, 412 Luckenbach Town Loop

A day full of great bluegrass music, food, and a family-friendly atmosphere. The music line up starts at 1 p.m. and goes into the evening with lots of great artists and bands.

luckenbachtexas.com

Kerrville

Windsync in Concert

April 23

Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

Houston-based WindSync performs wind quintet masterworks, adapting beloved music to their instrumentation and championing new works by today’s composers.

caillouxperformingarts.com

Austin

Shakespeare’s Birthday: Celebrate Sonnets

April 23

Pease Park, Tudor Cottage and Terrace, 1100 Kingsbury St.

Austin Shakespeare presents a new project, Shakespeare’s Birthday: Celebrate Sonnets, a collaboration with the Pease Park Conservancy featuring poetry, music, and dance as well as cake and beverages. The event features the park’s newly restored 1920 Tutor cottage and terrace. 

austinshakespeare.org

Victoria

Victoria Symphony—Downtown Rhythms

April 27

De Leon Plaza, 101 N. Main St.

The Victoria Symphony puts on an outdoor performance, interspersed with student and college musical groups. Children love the instrument petting zoo where they can play symphony instruments.

victoriasymphony.com

Kerrville

Symphony of the Hills in Concert

April 27

Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

The symphony presents "Orchestral Fire," the season finale featuring Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E Minor. The concert opens with the Trumpet Concerto of Armenian composer Alexander Arutunian. This work is one of the most often performed trumpet concertos in the orchestra repertoire.

symphonyofthehills.org

La Grange

Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin in Concert

April 28

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Singer-songwriters Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin make their Bugle Boy debut, performing in the converted WWII Army barracks listening room. Seskin's songs have been recorded by artists Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Waylon Jennings, Tim McGraw, Colin Raye, and Mark Wills, while Allen is in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Victoria

John Conlee in Concert

April 28

Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts, 214 N. Main St.

Enjoy classic country music at this Charity Concert Series show featuring John Conlee, who has recorded 11 studio albums, charted a total of 32 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1981.

weldercenter.org

Victoria Symphony Concert: Gershwin Hits

April 29

Victoria Fine Arts Center, 1002 Sam Houston Drive

Hear some of George Gershwin's memorable, jazzy tunes from Paris to bluesy rhapsodies followed by Brahm's First Symphony. Martin James Bartlett plays piano.

victoriasymphony.com

Sherman

Sherman Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

April 29

Kidd-Key Auditorium, 400 N. Elm St.

For the final concert of the 2022-23 season, Sherman Symphony Orchestra partners with regional choirs and professional vocalists to present a one-of-a-kind opera performance. 

shermansymphony.com

Ingram

Stonehenge II Celtic Festival and Highland Games

April 29

Hill Country Arts Foundation, 120 Point Theatre Road

Learn about Celtic culture while enjoying the festivities that include vendors, clans, music, food, the annual Highland Games, and dancing. The event takes place on the grounds of the Hill Country Arts Foundation which include a replica of Stonehenge that was created by the late Al Shepperd and Doug Hill more than 20 years ago.

hcaf.com

Richardson

Mahler Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

April 29

Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive

The final performance of the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s 40th-anniversary season brings together the largest ensemble of musicians in the orchestra's history, uniting the Plano Civic Chorus and the Irving Chorale with 100 orchestra musicians for a rousing performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection.”

planosymphony.org

Surfside Beach

Surfside Marina Crawfish Fest

April 29

Surfside Marina, 827 Gulf Road

Come for the crawfish, stay for the competition, where teams compete and judges select the best crawfish boil. The event also feature vendors and live music.

surfside-marina.com

Plano

Family Concert: "A Night at the Ball"

April 30

Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave.

This concert features the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s brass quintet and percussion, marionettes, and dancers. Come dressed in your prince and princess attire to join in the fun. Kids learn about classical music and instruments as well as hear music from "Beauty and the Beast," "Star Wars," and other popular movies.

planosymphony.org

Houston

Calidore Quartet with Matthew Lipman

May 2

Rice University—Alice Pratt Brown Hall—Stude Concert Hall, 6100 S. Main St.

The Calidore Quartet returns to close the season in a beautiful program featuring string quintets by Mendelssohn and Mozart, aided by Lincoln Center star violist Matthew Lipman, already well-known to Chamber Music Houston audiences from past digital presentations. The quartet also performs Smetana's autobiographical work, "From My Life."

chambermusichouston.org

Amarillo

"Priscilla, Queen of the Desert"

May 4-7, 11-14

Amarillo Little Theatre Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle

Based on the smash-hit movie, "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette, and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their drag show to the middle of the Australian outback.

amarillolittletheatre.org/current-season

Mesquite

Courtyard Concert Series

May 4

Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave.

Mesquite Arts Center Courtyard Concert Series features music by local bands.

mesquiteartscenter.org

Dallas

Southwestern District of the Barbershop Harmony Society Spring Convention

May 5-6

Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport, 2334 N. International Pkwy.

The Southwestern District of the Barbershop Harmony Society makes a start to the spring season with the Spring Convention. Approximately 300 participants vie to earn top honors in the senior and novice quartet championships, as well as the right to compete at the international competition in July. Competitors travel from a five-state area—Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana—to compete.

swd.org

Freeport

Cinco De Mayo Celebration

May 6

Freeport Historical Museum, 311 E. Park Ave.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in historic downtown Freeport with food trucks and live entertainment.

freeport.tx.us/page/historical_museum

Amarillo

"Fiddler on the Roof"

May 9-10

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind "South Pacific" and "The King and I" bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.

amarillociviccenter.com

Arlington

Symphony Arlington: Albert Cano Smit

May 11

Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St.

Pianist Albert Cano Smit performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1 in F Minor, Khachaturian's "Three Pieces from Gayane," Respighi's "The Pines of Rome," and Strauss' "Rosenkavalier Waltzes."

symphonyarlington.org

Frisco

Academy of Country Music Awards

May 11

Ford Center at The Star, 1 Cowboys Way

See the best of country music take the stage at the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony, heading to Ford Center at The Star in Frisco.

thestarinfrisco.com

La Grange

Emily Shirley in Concert

May 12

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Austin-based singer-songwriter Emily Shirley returns to the converted WWII Army barracks listening room. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Brenham

T. Graham Brown in Concert

May 13

The Barnhill Center, 111 W. Main St.

This rock/pop/blues/gospel icon is now in his fifth decade as a stunningly soulful entertainer. Brown has recorded 13 studio albums and has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Three of those singles became No. 1 hits: "Hell and High Water," "Don't Go to Strangers," and "Darlene."

thebarnhillcenter.com/events

La Grange

Jack Barksdale in Concert

May 13

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Current Bugle Boy Talent Trust recipient Jack Barksdale returns to the Bugle Boy stage. Barksdale is a 15-year-old folk/Americana singer-songwriter from Texas.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Mesquite

Off the Rails Concert

May 13, 20, 27

Front Street Station, 100 W. Front St.

The Mesquite Arts Center presents this weekly family-friendly event in downtown Mesquite featuring a different musical act and a variety of genres.

mesquiteartscenter.org

Frisco

Cirque Du Soleil "Corteo"

May 17-21

Comerica Center, 2601 Avenue of the Stars

"Corteo," the most enchanting arena production from Cirque du Soleil, is back in North America and heading to Frisco, set to charm audiences for the very first time.

cirquedusoleil.com/corteo

Corsicana

Yesterday and Today: The Beatles Experience

May 18

The Palace Theatre, 112 W. Sixth Ave.

This talented tribute band, anchored by brothers Billy, Matthew, and Ryan McGuigan, perform as themselves and leave the song choices completely in the hands of the audience. This is done through request cards that audience members fill out prior to the show. On the cards, audience members only need to fill out three things: their name, their favorite Beatles song, and the reason why they chose that song.

corsicanapalace.com/yesterday-today-the-beatles-experience

La Grange

South Austin Moonlighters in Concert

May 19

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Members of the prestigious Texas Touring Roster, the South Austin Moonlighters return to the Bugle Boy's converted WWII Army barracks listening room. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Lake Jackson

Gina Chavez in Concert

May 19

The Clarion , 500 College Drive

Gina Chavez blends the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A 12-time Austin Music Award winner, including 2019 Female Vocalist and 2015 Austin Musician of the Year, Chavez explores the true meaning of “Americana" as she and her five-piece band take audiences on a high-energy journey through Latin America and beyond.

brazosport.edu/clarion

Spring

Michael Cavanagh: The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John

May 20

The Centrum, 6823 Cypresswood Drive

Michael Cavanaugh was hand-picked by Billy Joel to star in the hit Broadway musical "Movin' Out." He received both Tony and Grammy nominations in the lead role. This show includes the greatest hits from rock piano legends Elton John and Billy Joel, including "Piano Man," "Rocket Man," "Bennie and the Jets," "Movin' Out," "I'm Still Standing," and "My Life."

cypresscreekface.org/michael-cavanaugh

La Grange

Pat Byrne in Concert

May 20

The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson St.

Ireland's Pat Byrne returns to the converted WWII Army barracks listening room. Byrne was the original winner of "The Voice Ireland" before moving to Austin, Texas. Beer and wine are available during the show.

thebugleboy.org/tickets

Galveston

Steve Tyrell in Concert

May 20

The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell is a soulful crooner with a deep love of the American pop and standards tradition. His popular and breakthrough performances in "Father of the Bride" and "Father of the Bride II" helped Tyrell reinvent classic pop standards for a modern-day audience. Look forward to enjoying such hits as "The Way You Look Tonight," "Crush on You," and "The Sunny Side of the Street."

thegrand.com

Mesquite

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra in Concert

May 20

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra, 1527 N. Galloway Ave.

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra presents "Space," a concert featuring Holst's "The Planets," Bates' "Mothership," and Williams' "Star Wars" suite.

mesquitesymphony.org

Fredericksburg

The Moanin' Frogs in Concert

May 21

Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano St.

Fredericksburg Music Club presents the Moanin' Frogs, an ensemble featuring six saxophones from soprano to bass. Bending genres and uplifting spirits, The Moanin’ Frogs offer an electrifying approach to chamber music.

fredericksburgmusicclub.com

New Braunfels

Americana Music Jam

May 21

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

This annual music jam, co-sponsored by KNBT2.1 FM Radio New Braunfels, is a celebration of Americana music featuring exceptional artists of the genre. Each year's event benefits a local charity.

gruenehall.com

Kerrville

Kerrville Folk Festival

May 25-June 11

Quiet Valley Ranch, 3876 Medina Highway

This annual festival features 18 days and nights of music from songwriters of national and international acclaim. One of the longest continuously running music festivals in the U.S., the festival has activities for all ages with a focus on nurturing and developing artistic expression, especially the art of songwriting, in a loving family-friendly environment.

kerrvillefolkfestival.org

Grapeland

Memorial Day Gospel Bluegrass Festival

May 25-28

Salmon Lake Park Texas, 247 Salmon Lake Road

Musicians and singers from around the state converge in Grapeland for the 26th annual festival, with music starting after noon and going well into the night.

salmonlakepark.com

Brenham

Gunhild Carling: Sweden's Queen of Swing in Concert

May 27

The Barnhill Center, 111 W. Main St.

Swedish musical sensation Gunhild Carling is an internationally acclaimed superstar whose show is a can't-miss event. Carling performs great swing jazz standards from the speakeasy and big-band eras, and some of her music sounds like traditional New Orleans jazz. She masterfully takes you back to another era with vintage songs like "Minnie the Moocher," "Sweet Georgia Brown," "All of Me," "It Had to Be You," and an endless repertoire of old favorites.

thebarnhillcenter.com/events

Rockport

Wine Festival

March 27

Texas Maritime Museum, 1202 Navigation Circle

This event is sponsored by the Maritime Museum and proceeds go toward furthering the museum's efforts. The festival includes wine tastings, beer, food, and live music.

texasmaritimemuseum.org

Hunt

Crider's Rodeo and Dancehall Opening Night

May 27-Sept. 2

Crider's Rodeo and Dancehall, 2310 SH 39

For 95 years, Crider's Rodeo and Dancehall has been a entertainment spot along the banks of the Guadalupe River each summer, with seasonal rodeos, live music, and dancing on Saturday nights. The season kicks off on May 27 with a rodeo followed by dancing and live music by Mike Donnell.

cridersrandd.com

Bandera

Chuckwagon Dinner and Show

May 27

Flying L Ranch and Resort, 675 Flying L Drive

Fill up on a barbecue dinner with all the fixings. The event includes live country music and dancing, Western entertainment, and other festivities.

flyingl.com

Grand Prairie

Tejano Fest

May 28

Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Road

Enjoy live music featuring Tejano artists from around the state, all-ages entertainment, food, and carnival rides.

tradersvillage.com/grand-prairie

Amarillo

Starlight Theater Free Summer Concert Series

May 30-Aug. 1

Sam Houston Park, 4101 Line Ave.

Starlight Theater Free Summer Concert Series offers free music, local food trucks, vendors, and family-friendly fun Tuesday evenings at Sam Houston Park from the end of May to the end of August.

amarilloparks.org/home-parksrec

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