Planner, Apr 10: Willie’s Picnic, some-more tickets on sale today

April 9, 2015 - Picnic Time

America’s birthday is means for celebration, as is a lapse to Austin of Willie’s Fourth of Jul Picnic. For a initial time in 5 years, a all-day festival will be in a collateral of Texas, this time during a Austin360 Amphitheater during a Circuit of a Americas. The 42nd book of a cruise facilities 20 artists on dual stages, including Willie Nelson Family, Eric Church, Sturgill Simpson, Merle Haggard, Asleep during a Wheel and Ray Wylie Hubbard. After all a live song and refreshments, a fireworks arrangement will tighten out a night. Tickets for a eventuality go on sale during 10 a.m. Friday.

Game-changing American blues artist Buddy Guy comes by Austin this summer, and tickets for a uncover also go on sale during 10 a.m. Friday. The 77-year-old was named one of Rolling Stone’s tip 25 guitarists of all time, conversion artists like Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He pioneered a Chicago sound years ago, and he’s still pity it with a world. His many new recover is a double-album set patrician “Rhythm Blues,” with one manuscript for easy listening and another for dancing a night away. He should yield a small of both during his Jul 17 uncover during ACL Live.

Planner, Apr 10: Willie’s Picnic, some-more tickets on sale currently photo

Jay Janner

Tickets for these summer shows also go on sale this week:

• Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe during ACL Live (June 5)

• Delta Spirit during a Parish (June 6)

• Ingrid Michaelson during ACL Live (June 8)

• First Aid Kid during Stubb’s Outdoors (July 16)

• Tanlines during Red 7 (July 17)

• Brit Floyd during ACL Live (July 25)

• Faith No More during Austin Music Hall (July 26)

• Death Cab For Cutie during ACL Live (Sept. 21)

Celebrate siblings

National Sibling Day is Friday, and we wish to applaud with photos of we and your brothers and sisters! You can send in your photos a integrate of ways:

Email them to

Tweet @statesman regulating a hashtag #Nationalsiblingday.

We’ll be compiling submissions in a imitation gallery, so send divided and tell your friends! By submitting a photo, we are extenuation us rights to use a imitation online, in imitation and on a Facebook page.

Ramble on a river

This Sunday, a Expedition School will horde a annual Colorado River Ramble SUP, Canoe and Kayak Race and Family Water Festival.

A line-up of races will start during 9 a.m. in a firth during Fiesta Gardens, 34 Robert Martinez Drive. The lineup includes a Kids 1K, a Family Fun 1.5-miler, 5K and 10K SUP races and relays, and 5K and 10-mile dug-out and boat races and relays.

Live music, food trailers and environmental preparation programs are planned. Parking is accessible in a parking lot nearby a ball fields and along a street.

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— Pam LeBlanc

Next week in Austin360

Austin Reggae Fest earnings to Auditorium Shores for 3 days of song and more. Deborah Sengupta Stith has sum on this year’s event, that also is a advantage for a Capital Area Food Bank.

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