Luckenbach In The News

Texas Hill Country Magazine: March 2015

Everybody's Somebody In Luckenbach read more »

Southern Living Magazine: 16 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country

Music is such a huge part of the Hill Country culture that one whole town is dedicated to it—Luckenbach. read more »

Prime Living Magazine: Dance Across Texas

Grab a partner and two-step over to an authentic Texas dance hall and experience the excitement of Western dancing and live country music that began more than a century ago. Your bucket list isn’t complete without a trip to the oldest, biggest and most hip honky-tonks in the state. read more »

Ask Men Magazine: Top 10 North American Motorcycle Routes

In our previous look at the Top 10 International Motorcycle Routes, we justified the idea of burning through your vacation days on two wheels in other continents. This time, we’re staying in North America. Not that it makes the selection process easier; we could easily compile a Top 10 like this for nearly every state and province on this giant landmass. read more »

Austin Business Journal: A Serendipitous Meeting Turns to Jamming at the Saloon

Austin musicians Kevin Higgins and Barbara Malteze had an impromptu jam session with Hugh Laurie of television’s “House” this week at the Luckenbach Saloon. The husband and wife musical team, founding members of the Texas band The Dust Devils, were hosting a sing-songwriters circle at the saloon about 80 miles west of Austin on Monday, when Laurie and a film crew stopped in to join the festivities.
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In the spirit of Texas: Crouch endowment honors character, skill

Swimming inspired Hondo Crouch's imagination and determination – two traits that ultimately defined his life. His family swimming legacy at The University of Texas lives on through the Hondo Crouch Men's Swimming and Diving Endowment. read more »

Luckenbach’s musical roots run deep in Texas tradition

According to Rob Davis, a.k.a. “Moondog,” bartender at the only bar in Luckenbach, that’s the reaction from many who visit this Hill Country hamlet-cum-music venue made famous by Waylon Jennings’ 1977 hit “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love).” read more »

Our Fredericksburg-A Texas Hill Country Vacation Destination-Luckenbach Texas

On this weeks Our Fredericksburg, we visit world famous Luckenbach Texas. With its rich musical heritage, laidback atmosphere, cold beer, and daily guitar pickers under the shade of the huge oak trees. read more »

Outlaw Magazine Tv: The Luckenbach Poet

Luckenbach Texas is a place with a consciousness all of its own. It vibrates with music, laughter and the spirit of connection that binds us all. A Post Office, Dancehall, scenic outdoor event area, happy roosters running wild, big beautiful trees and a cozy wood stove inside the legendary Luckenbach bar all set the staging for absolute pure M-A-G-I-C on a daily basis. read more »


LUCKENBACH TEXAS, February 1st, 2019 — In 1973, Jerry Jeff Walker and the Last Gonzo Band recorded the live album ¡Viva Terlingua! At Luckenbach Texas – one of the albums that music historians point to that helped launch “Outlaw Country Music” that ushered in a generation of music’s most celebrated artists such as Walker, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, and Jessi Colter. It was also a place where some of the best Outlaw musicians would come and perform in the late ’90s at Willie’s annual 4th of July picnic and Jerry Jeff’s Laborfest. read more »

San Antonio Express News: Hondo Crouch’s daughter writes the book on Luckenbach

For most Texans — native-born and, like the bumper sticker says, those who got here as quick as they could — the little town of Luckenbach holds a special place in the heart. read more »