Back To The Basics Of Love: Luckenbach Blues Festival 2013

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Quite simply, there’s few places in the world that I love as much as Luckenbach, Texas, located in the amazing lil’ hamlet between Johnson City and Fredericksburg, Texas that, honestly, if you blink, you’ll miss…and you DO NOT want to do that.

Unofficial Mayor of Austin Koozie at Luckenbach

Toward the latter part of every January, the good folks in the great locale, first noted by “Willie, Waylon and the boys,” hold the annual Luckenbach Blues Festival – the 6th annual held this past Saturday, January 26th, out at the hallowed grounds in the midst of Central Texas that never fail to make me smile.

Luckenbach Feed Lot

With the stellar KDRP – Independent Hill Country Radio – serving as media host, this year’s Luckenbach Blues Fest was another tremendous event and full day of incredible live performances from the likes of Garrett Lebeau, Danny Brooks, Paula Nelson, Clay McClinton, Bonnie Bishop with special guest, Lee Roy Parnell, Mingo Fishtrap, Jimmy LaFave, Carolyn Wonderland, Hayes Carll.

Luckenbach Blues Festival - Jimmy LaFave - 2


Luckenbach Blues Festival - Jimmy LaFave - 1

The list of stellar performers is merely a snapshot of the talent we witnessed and doesn’t even come close to sharing what a cool experience and excellent event the Blues Fest is every year in Luckenbach. Unique, “off the beaten path” and pretty much like witnessing a day of live tunes with your best friends and family. Yeah, it’s that cool.

Luckenbach Blues Festival - Carolyn Wonderland - 2


Luckenbach Blues Festival - Carolyn Wonderland - 1

With many thanks to Abbey Road and the always gracious and accommodating Luckenbach, Texas staff, the 6th Annual Luckenbach Blues Festival is already a highlight in, what is sure to be, another outstanding year here in 2013, not to mention, a music event that you should not miss in the years to come.


Backstage With Hayes Carll


Luckenbach Blues Fest With The Parentals


Carolyn Wonderland, Dorothy Metting, Larry Monroe

So, when you feel like hittin’ the open road, head on out to Luckenbach and get back to the basics of love. I did…and you should, as well.

Cheers, y’all…

Luckenbach Texas Post Office

Luckenbach, Texas
412 Luckenbach Town Loop
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624


  1. Seeing all the pics makes me want to go back

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