Spring is right here, and summer season is coming. In the Dwell Tunes Capital of the Earth, that implies songs is coming. Heaps and lots and tons of it.
We have rounded up the key audio festivals nevertheless to occur in the warm months of 2022. Find even more live shows in our comprehensive Austin360 Spring-Summer time Live performance Guidebook at Austin360.com.
Previous Settler’s New music Competition
April 21-24: For its first spring pageant, Outdated Settler’s has extra an “artist-in-residence” designation, and it’s a great 1: Bluegrass legend Del McCoury, who’s performed the pageant various instances in excess of the a long time. Also in the lineup are JJ Grey & Mofro, Railroad Earth, Galactic, Leftover Salmon, American Aquarium, Los Texmaniacs with Flaco Jimenez and Peter Rowan, the Suffers, Sir Girl, Brownout and Shinyribs. Thursday and Sunday feature new music on the smaller campground stage at the fest’s residence just south of Lockhart two bigger stages run all working day Friday and Saturday. Basic admission tickets variety from $70 to $255, with insert-ons for camping and VIP accessible. oldsettlersmusicfest.org. — P.B.
Austin Reggae Fest at Auditorium Shores
April 22-24: Austin has celebrated spring with sunny grooves, delicious foodstuff and open enthusiasm for that sacred herb Bob Marley called “Kaya” at this bash for 27 yrs. The festival draws a various crowd with a fine variety of artists from the U.S., Jamaica and beyond. This year’s lineups incorporate the Expendables and Mykal Rose on Friday, Anthony B and Kabaka Pyramid on Saturday and Julian Marley and 3rd Planet on Sunday. The music soundtracks a larger encounter, which consists of an eclectic vendor’s current market, intercontinental foods options and lakefront lounging with an legendary skyline check out. The event is the premier once-a-year fundraiser for Central Texas Food stuff Financial institution. $20 Friday, $30 Saturday, $15 Sunday. austinreggaefest.com. — D.S.S.
Far more songs:The Austin360 Spring-Summer Concert Guide
iHeartCountry Pageant at Moody Heart
Could 7: The mainstream radio conglomerate’s annual bash is genuinely far more a very long live performance than a competition, but it has turn out to be an Austin fixture due to the fact its debut at the Erwin Heart in 2014. This calendar year it moves to the new Moody Centre with a lineup that involves Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, the Zac Brown Band, Jimmie Allen, Dustin Lynch, Scotty McCreery and Cody Johnson. $54-$650. 7:30 p.m. moodycenteratx.com. — P.B.
Oblivion Accessibility Competition
Might 12-15: The heavy metallic competition expanded to 4 days this 12 months with occasions taking place at common Pink River Cultural District venues Hotel Vegas and Central Presbyterian Church. In addition to audio, there’s a standup comedy showcase with Eddie Pepitone and JT Habersaat, plus a 4-working day seller industry, history store and merch retail outlet at Indigenous Hostel. Complete festival passes sold out before this yr, but at press time, tickets remained for many shows, like a rage rap showcase with Danny Brown and H099099, an indie-rock bill that includes Blonde Redhead and Xiu Xiu and a church showcase with Grouper and Alex Zhang Hungtai. oblivionaccessfestival.com. — D.S.S.
Hot Luck Fest
Could 26-28: Entire Enchilada tickets that consist of entry to all events for the music and foodstuff fest curated by pitmaster Aaron Franklin, Mohawk operator James Moody and Mike Thelin of Feast Portland offered out previously this year. But unique tickets remain for some foodstuff activities, as nicely as all of this year’s concerts. The music application consists of turntable legend DJ Jazzy Jeff, ‘90s rockers Superchunk, retro garage-rockers Shannon and the Clams and extra. hotluckfest.com. — D.S.S.
Kerrville Folks Festival
May 26-June 12: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the storied Hill State gathering that stretches so significantly back again, previous President Lyndon Johnson attended the first one particular. Kerrville is not like any other festival in the place: It’s a lot more immersive, managing for 18 times and centered all over the camping expertise, even though you can also acquire single-day tickets. Highlights this year incorporate Shawn Colvin, Jackie Venson, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Kathleen Edwards, Valerie June, Michael Martin Murphey, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, David Ramirez, Gina Chavez and David Amram. Tickets selection from $25 for some midweek days to $657 for a package deal covering the festival’s complete run in addition camping. kerrvillefolkfestival.org. — P.B.
Lone Star Jam at Round Rock Amp
May perhaps 28-29: This annual accumulating of Texas roadhouse region-circuit mainstays has hopscotched throughout a number of places in excess of the earlier ten years, but the opening of a new amphitheater in Spherical Rock seems like a promising prolonged-term house. Performers this yr contain Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen, the Eli Younger Band, Shane Smith & The Saints, Reckless Kelly and Morgan Wade. $70-$300. roundrockamp.com. — P.B.
Austin Stay Songs Revival
May possibly 28-29: This two-day event attributes above 20 performances from Texas functions split in between Empire Regulate Space and Garage and Antone’s. Notable artists contain Houston rapper Lil Flip, Austin rapper Abhi the Nomad, Austin blues phenom Jackie Venson and crunk-stage producer Crizzly. A portion of proceeds from the function will advantage the Black Austin Musicians Collective, who will also system portion of the lineup. $70-$90 two-day, $50-$70 solitary-day. fb.com/MVRKlive. — D.S.S.
Camp Nowhere at Germania Insurance plan Amphitheater
June 10: Chart-topping international star Porter Robinson headlines the touring electronic songs pageant which has dates in Austin and Dallas this 12 months. Other artists on the bill consist of deep-household DJs Lane 8 and Nora En Pure, and DJ, multi-instrumentalist and Femme Residence co-founder LP Giobbi. In addition to songs, organizers promise art installations and actions. $39.50 and up. campnowheretexas.com — D.S.S.
Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic at Q2 Stadium
July 4: It really is a new venue for this 50 percent-century-aged custom, as Austin’s shiny new soccer stadium follows a five-12 months Picnic run at Circuit of the Americas. Nelson headlines, as generally the monthly bill also includes Jason Isbell & the 400 Device, Tyler Childers, Brothers Osborne, Midland, Charley Crockett, Allison Russell, Particle Kid, Steve Earle & the Dukes and Asleep at the Wheel. Noon to 10 p.m. Q2stadium.com. — P.B.
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Float Fest in Gonzales
July 23-24: Float the river in a tube then rock out to a varied collection of cross-genre hit-makers programmed on two phases with no overlap. The lineup characteristics EDM artists Marshmello and Deadmau5, rockers Vampire Weekend and Cage the Elephant and emcees Possibility the Rapper and Pusha T. The stacked monthly bill also involves Chvrches, Kaytranada, Tove Lo and more. Weekend passes commence at $199 with incorporate-ons for tenting and tubing obtainable. One-working day tickets start at $129. floatfest.web. — D.S.S.
Kokefest at Brushy Creek in Hutto
August 5-6: This fifth-annual celebration involved with place station KOKE is a two-working day affair that attributes headliners Clint Black on Friday and Turnpike Troubadours on Saturday, with more appearances by Aaron Watson, American Aquarium, Jamie Lin Wilson and other folks. kokefest.com. — P.B.
LookOUT at Long Heart
In accordance to organizers, the one-working day occasion in September will attribute “six style-defying artists, food vans, and extra activations on the Lengthy Heart garden.” Lineup, date, ticket data and additional information TBA. thelongcenter.org. — D.S.S.