Gruene Hall welcomes Texas country music star Randy Rogers for an acoustic show October 30
click image Instagram / gruenehallLive music and large events may still be few and far between due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gruene Hall in New Braunfels has announced an impressive lineup of shows to finish 2020 strong.In a Wednesday Facebook post , Gruene Hall announced that Texas country star Randy Rogers is going to perform an acoustic and "intimate" show at the indoor/outdoor venue on October 30. The indoor tables are entirely sold out, according to the venue’s website, but outdoor tables for up to six guests are still up for grabs.The remaining outdoor tables are priced at $285. "We know everyone is excited about live music, and we are too," the venue’s website says. "We can't wait to share a cold beer and live music with you once again at Texas' Oldest Dance Hall! "Rogers will be joined by band members Brady Black and Geoffrey Hill — who play fiddle and guitar, respectively — for the acoustic show.Doors will open at 7 p.m. for the October 30 show, and a to-be-determined opening act will begin at 8 p.m. Rogers, Black and Hill will begin at 9 p.m.Gruene Hall is located at 1281 Gruene Road in New Braunfels, and is a cash-only venue.sacurrent.com
Sound Session: The Powell Brothers perform
SAN ANTONIO – They were the first full band to perform at Gruene Hall since the iconic venue had to close its doors during the pandemic. Now the Powell Brothers are performing on SA Live! The band livestreams its ‘5 at 5’ performances on Facebook every Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m., so you can catch them there tonight. The Powell Brothers also have a new single, How It’s Done. You can listen to it wherever you stream music.
Iconic Country Act Asleep at the Wheel Heading to Gruene Hall to Celebrate 50-Year Anniversary
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Austin's Shane Smith and the Saints Bring Their Folksy Americana Jams to Gruene Hall
The combination has a tendency to ring in listeners' heads for days afterward. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
Leann Rimes Heading to Gruene Hall on Valentine's Day Weekend
Vocalist Leann Rimes, best known for her '90s country hits, is returning to Gruene Hall on Valentines Day weekend Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15.Rimes took the No. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
Drive By Truckers Brought Politics, Overdriven Country Rock to Texas' Gruene Hall on Saturday
click to enlarge Mike McMahanDrive-By Truckers' music often highlights the intersection of rock power chords and country twang. Pioneering Americana act the Drive-By Truckers unloaded a double-barrel shotgun blast of its signature overdriven, power-chord-and-punk-flavored country this weekend at legendary Central Texas venue Gruene Hall. It was empowering to see the band in a small Texas town, in front of a Texas flag, openly denouncing Trump. Though DBT eschews encores these days, the band followed Rock with four more songs paced like an eclectic return call to the stage. And if that spell ended in the cold night outside Gruene Hall, well, that just means well all be back for more.sacurrent.com
WATCH: Garth Brooks goes live on Facebook inside Gruene Hall
SAN ANTONIO - Thousands showed up to catch a glimpse of Garth Brooks at Gruene Hall Tuesday night. The country music legend performed inside the historic dance hall in front of hundreds of lucky ticket winners. Only a select amount of people were allowed in, but that didn't stop many from lining the streets around the hall to listen to the concert. While driving up to the hall, Garth Brooks started a Facebook Live from his page and you can see the crowds gathered outside. The video continues as he walks in and performs the first song.
Garth Brooks Gives Shoutout to Gruene Hall Crowd on Facebook Live Ahead of Concert
click to enlarge Facebook / Garth BrooksCountry superstar Garth Brooks had no trouble exciting the crowd at Gruene Hall Monday night, but he decided to show the audience some love on Facebook Live just for good measure.Ahead of his highly-anticipated Gruene concert , Brooks and company began streaming on social media as they made their way to the venue. "This place is amazing," Brooks says.As the vehicle get closer to Gruene Hall in the video, the screaming of fans gets louder. Many had hoped to get in on the excitement of Brooks' appearance even though tickets were only available via contests on country music stations. "Thank you ALL for making tonight a PARTY I will never forget," Brooks wrote on Facebook. THIS is why I play music!"sacurrent.com
Garth Brooks to perform Monday at iconic Gruene Hall
SAN ANTONIO - For his third stop in his Dive Bar Tour, Garth Brooks and his band are scheduled to perform at the iconic Gruene Hall. While he teased fans Monday night that his third Dive Bar concert will be in Texas, Brooks officially announced Tuesday that he's scheduled to perform at the oldest dance hall in the Lone Star State on Sept. 23. Brooks' fans, however, will not be able to purchase tickets. Huge country stars to perform in Fredericksburg this fallTo take part in the concert, fans must win the exclusive tickets through local country radio stations. Additional details on how to win tickets will be shared soon, said a rep for the Grammy-award country singer.
33rd Annual Gruene Music and Wine Fest Arrives This Fall with 100+ Texas Wineries, Craft Brews
click to enlarge Jim FlynnThe 33rd Annual Gruene Music and Wine Fest + Craft Beer Event returns to Gruene's historic district to showcase more than 100 Texas wines, along with local eats, brews and live music performances.The four-day event hosted by Gruene Hall and KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels aims to celebrate the best of Texas food, wine and craft beer, while raising funds for the United Way of Comal County. In 2018, the festival reportedly raised more than $150,000 for United Way of Comal County.This year's festivities kick off on Thursday, October 10 and include several curated dinners offering both VIP and General Admission ticket options, wine and beer tastings, and a lineup of local food trucks. Attendees can also choose to purchase separate tickets to the nightly music performances at Gruene Hall with The Bacon Brothers on Thursday, a sold-out Tanya Tucker show on Friday, and the Casey Donahew Band on Saturday. Full details can be found on the festival's website, gruenemusicandwinefest.org Individuals must be at least 21 years old to attend.sacurrent.com