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Texas Music Festival Guide 2024

Austin City Limits 2015, Anna Hanks

Are you ready to lace up your cowboy boots and dive into the Lone Star State’s festival scene? We’ve put together a guide to the hottest music festivals in Texas in 2024. Whether you’re a country singer, a hip-hop fan or a folk lover, there’s something for everyone. So grab your Stetson hat and let’s take a closer look at the five biggest festivals in Texas Music Festival Guide 2024.

1. Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL)

When: Fri, Oct 4, 2024 – Sun, Oct 13, 2024 Where: Austin, Texas

Why You Should Go: If you’re a music lover with eclectic tastes, ACL is your mecca. With eight stages and over 130 bands, this festival caters to every genre imaginable. From indie rock to EDM, blues to hip-hop, ACL has it all. Picture yourself swaying under the Texas sky, surrounded by fellow music enthusiasts. Don’t miss out on ACL—it’s the ultimate celebration of sound!

The Lineup has not been announced yet but you find all information here.

Recommended for: Fans of diverse music genres who want to experience a colossal lineup.

2. South by Southwest (SXSW)

When: March 8-16, 2024 Where: Austin, Texas

Why You Should Go: SXSW isn’t just a music festival; it’s a cultural phenomenon. Imagine a bustling downtown Austin transformed into a creative playground. Interactive sessions, film screenings, and music showcases collide, creating an electric atmosphere. Whether you’re a tech geek, a film buff, or a music junkie, SXSW has something to ignite your passion. Plus, you might just discover the next big thing!

Remember, SXSW is all about unexpected collisions, so keep your senses sharp and your festival pass handy! You find the Schedule of the festival here.

Recommended for: Tech-savvy music enthusiasts who thrive on innovation and discovery.

3. Levitation Music Festival

Levitation Music Festival 2023 Recap

When: April 26-28 2024 Where: Austin, Texas

Details: Nominated for Best Outdoor Music Festival & Best Festival in Texas! Levitation makes stops in Dallas and Austin, bringing together Courtney Barnett, The black Angels, Kurt Vile & The Violators and many more.

Why You Should Go: If you’re all about psych rock, dream pop, indie rock, punk, metal, darkwave, and electronic music Levitation is your playground. Get ready for head-bobbing, bass-thumping performances that’ll make your heart race. Grab your crew and get ready to vibe but hurry: the festival starts at the end of April.

Recommended for:  Whether you’re a fan of mind-bending psychedelic tunes or energetic rock anthems, there’s something for everyone. Buy your tickets here.

4. Kerrville Folk Festival

When: April 5-8 2024 Where: Quiet Valley Ranch near Kerrville, Texas

Why You Should Go: Kerrville Folk Festival is where authenticity meets acoustic magic. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, this intimate gathering celebrates folk, blues, country, and Americana. Picture campfires, starlit nights, and soul-stirring melodies. If you crave raw, heartfelt music, Kerrville is your sanctuary.

Presale and Early Bird tickets are not available anymore but you can get general tickets here.

Recommended for: Lovers of folk, blues, and unplugged vibes seeking an intimate experience.

5. UTOPiAfest

When: April 5-9 2024 Where: Utopia, Texas

Details: UTOPiAfest is an immersive music and camping experience that combines great tunes with the beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Expect a laid-back atmosphere, scenic views, and a diverse lineup of artists. Artists like Ghistland Observatory, The Texas Gentlemen or Buthvcer Brown are performing.

Why You Should Go: UTOPiAfest is where nature and melody intertwine. Imagine waking up to birdsong, sipping coffee by the campfire, and swaying to indie tunes. It’s a retreat for the soul—a chance to disconnect from the chaos and reconnect with music and nature.

Recommended for: Nature lovers, campfire strummers, and indie music enthusiasts.


There you have it—the Texas Music Festival Guide 2024! Mark your calendars, pack your sunscreen, and get ready to dance, sing, and create memories that’ll last a lifetime. Yeehaw! 🎶🌵

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