Day Trippin': The 24th annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest


By by aprill brandon/
Oct. 4, 2010 at 5:04 a.m.
Updated Oct. 6, 2010 at 5:06 a.m.

Tickets may be sold out already for the Austin City Limits Festival (Boo!), but never fear. A mere 45 minutes south of Austin is another multi-day festival taking place this weekend, and this one not only includes just as much music, but lots and lots of wine as well (Yay!).

The 24th annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest is a four-day affair starting Thursday in the Gruene Historic District in New Braunfels. Among the events scheduled are:

"That's Right-It's Not From Texas," featuring wine tasting of 30 New World and German wines, cigars and jazz music by Acoustic Jungle on Thursday.

"Rockin' With Texas Wine and Food" with music by Jack Ingram and the Great Guitar Auction benefiting United Way on Friday.

"Texas Tastings & Tunes" Saturday afternoon and a performance by Tanya Tucker on Saturday night.

"Texas-Style Music Fest" with, you guessed it, more music, wine and food on Sunday.

Tickets vary in price depending on the event and range from $10 to $75.

For more information, a full schedule or to purchase tickets, go to or call 830-606-1601.



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