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Saturday, May 18th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 5/18/13

The River Road Boys will be swingin' Western style at Courthouse Square...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Texas Natural festival swings into town this weekend

Get out your Western Swing dancing duds for the 21st annual Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival taking place on Sat. May 18th in downtown San Marcos on Courthouse Square, 111 East San Antonio Street. The festival...

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Audio: Christmas Ball putting the swing in San Marcos

A Texan put Christmas into country music and a Texan made it swing. It is only fitting that San Marcos, home of the Western Swing Hall of Fame, will be filled with the sounds of Western Swing...

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Weekend: A natural for music, food and even migratory birds

The Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival may get damp, but it will never sound soggy. Among the other delights for the weekend are hiking, a salute to the past century of music, and much more.

Friday, January 29th, 2010

The Weekend: The sun will come out tomorrow

A weekend without a good football game after a week of rain? Do not despair. There's plenty enough to do around here and, if you play your cards right, you'll get to Monday good and tired.

Friday, May 15th, 2009

The Weekend: To the Texas national music

College graduation is a thrill for the young. But Texas Natural Fest and the Western Swing Hall of Fame concert are thrills for music fans of all ages.

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Texas Natural festival swings into action on Saturday

The 17th Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival will celebrate Texas history, Texas traditions and Texas music at the San Marcos Courthouse Square and on the San Marcos River on Saturday, May 16.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Supple Series celebrates western swing

Austin-based Lone Star Swing will perform with acclaimed guest musicians including Rick McRae and Terry Hale, who are regular members of George Strait’s Ace in the Hole Band.

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Natural Fest animates Courthouse Square

Natural Fest enlivened the courthouse square in San Marcos Saturday with old-time heritage and Western Swing Music.

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