From March through December, Texas is filled with some amazing Music Festivals! Like it’s land, Texas’ music runs from Hip Hop to Red Dirt to Conjuncto, and fills in all the spaces in between. Just like the music, so do the music festivals! Here’s a list of some of the best of the best music festivals across the state!
South By Southwest Music Festival, Austin One of the biggest, the SXSW Music Festival began in 1987 and has grown to a 7 day festival that takes place all over the city of Austin! All genres of music, and performance venues are even family friendly!
Texas Music Revolution and Rodeo, Plano Happening at Oak Point Park in Plano, this fun 2-day music festival also includes a rodeo, because this is Texas and the bulls like the music, too!
RedGorilla, Austin RedGorilla Music Fest is an annual independent music festival in Austin, Texas. Many artists performed at RedGorilla early in their careers, including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, The National, Foster the People, Cage the Elephant, and Ryan Bingham.
Urban Music Festival, Austin Urban Music Festival Austin Urban Music Festival is a two-day, national and local entertainment stage hosting, family-centric event that occurs in Austin, Texas, during the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
Ubbi Dubbi, Arlington An electronic dance music festival at Globe Life Park in Arlington!
Fortrees Festival, Fort Worth An two-day annual music festival held in the Cultural District of Fort Worth
Larry Joe Taylor’s Texas Music and Chilifest, Stephenville My favorite music festivals are the ones with camping, and this 5 day festival brings in people from around the state!
Old Settlers Music Festival, Tilmon An annual festival since 1968, this 4-day music festival brings in performers from around the country!
Hot Luck Music Festival, Austin It’s what happens when good food and music meet!
Neon Desert Music Festival, El Paso Music festival in the heart of Downtown El Paso!
Kerrville Folk Festival, Kerrville The 49th Annual festival will be in 2020, making this the place to be in 2021 for the 50th! This festival runs for a crazy 18 days!
Pecan Street Festival, Austin This 2-day festival is so much fun that they do it again in September!
National Polka Festival, Ennis The streets of Downtown Ennis are closed for this fun, 3-day festival over Memorial Day Weekend.
Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic, Austin Moved to Austin from Fort Worth in 2014, it’s the 5th year for this annual celebration!
Viva Big Bend Festival, Big Bend Region Fill up your gas tank for a 3-day festival in 4 towns in the Big Bend Region!
Waterloo, Austin A fun 3-day music festival with camping held at Carson Creek Ranch!
Trans-Pecos Festival of Music and Love, Marfa Held at one of the coolest places in Texas, El Cosmico in Marfa, this 4-day music festival is worth the drive!
Pecan Street Festival, Austin A Festival so Fun it’s been running for 39 years!
Austin City Limits Music Festival, Austin One of the best, this 6-day festival spans two weekends!
Freaky Deaky Festival, Houston An electronic dance music festival at Houston Raceway the weekend before Halloween.
Levitation Music Festival, Austin A huge 2-day music festival!
Utopiafest, Burnet Held at Reveille Peak Ranch with FREE camping, bike riding, hiking disc golf, 2 stages, and much more!
Lights All Night, Dallas A fun 2-day music festival at Dallas’ Market Hall
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