Thursday, April 30, 2009

Please check out the article "'Scene in the Hill Country" - feel free to comment, good bad and otherwise - I can take it (No, Really!)
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'Scene in the Hill Country

Luckenbach, TexasImage by wenno via Flickr

May 1-3, 2009, Luckenbach will host it's 13th Annual Hill Country Run . Featured: The bike show, live Texas Music, cold beer, games and general Hill Country craziness.

On May 8th, Cory Morrow along with Mickey & The Motorcars will heat up the Luckenbach Dance Hall - this will be a killer show! Tickets are only 14 Bucks each for a night of great music!

Gruene Hall in Gruene, Texas, United States lo...Image via Wikipedia

In the mean time, over in Gruene, Charlie Robison takes the stage at Gruene Hall on May 9th, at 9PM - tickets are $22, and this show will be well worth it - If you are unfamiliar with Charlie, this artist easily holds his own in the Texas Music scene - his video "My Hometown" was recently featured on cable's Great American Country channel.

On May 17th, Gruene Hall plays host to the Americana Music Jam featuring a literal Who's Who of modern Texas & Americanna Music including: the legendary Ray Wylie Hubbard, Jason Boland, Stoney LaRue, Micky & the Motorcars, Slaid Cleaves, Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros, Seth James, Cody Canada, Big House, Tom Gillam & Tractor Pull, Sean McConnell, Zack Walther & the Cronkites, Kevin Welch and the Reckless Kelly band among others. Radio New Braunfels, KNBT 92.1FM is hosting this charitable event with the proceeds going to the Hope Hospice.

Check out the multiple great artists all day long and have a blast too! All this for only 40 bucks!

Floore's DoorImage by LadyJaneGrey via Flickr

Down in San Antonio, (technically in Helotes, TX), John T. Floore's Country Store features two rising stars the Eli Young Band and the Scott Wiggins Band back to back on May 1st.

As if that's not enough Texas Music to get your feet wet, on May 2nd, Texas Music legend Ray Wylie Hubbard heats up the joint along with Jonny Burke - $15.

On May 16th hard rockin' gravelly voiced Gary Allan appears along with Rich O Toole - another great show, well worth seeing.

Stay tuned for more info - Robert Earl Keene is coming to San Antonio in June!

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

San Antonio's Famous River Walk Doubles in Size

From: San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 8:10 PM

Now There's More
River Walk to Enjoy!
A new two-mile stretch of the San Antonio River Walk opens May 30. It winds north from the city's center, past the San Antonio Museum of Art. Enjoy water features, public art and a lush tropical landscape. You can take a river cruise, via a new lock and dam, all the way to the top end, and explore the shops, restaurants and Saturday gourmet Farmer's Market at the restored Pearl Brewery.
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Plan Your Family
Vacation in San Antonio

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Admission $26.99; Kids under 48" $19.99
Seven new water slides mark the popular waterpark's 25th anniversary. Splashtown's twenty acres of water rides make it a local favorite.
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SeaWorld San Antonio
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Admission $54.99; Kids $46.99
Swim with a sea lion, feed the dophins and see a penguin up close. Shamu and his whale friends put on a dazzling show at the world's largest marine park.
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San Antonio Botanical Garden
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Admission: Adults $7; Kids $4
Thirty-three acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with terraces, gazebos, wildlife, log cabins and a conservatory. The new Watersaver Lane showcases attractive watersaving plants. Enjoy lunch at the Carriage House Bistro.
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Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort
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Admission: Adults $39.99; Kids $31.99
Park opens April 25. Float an ancient river teeming with wild animals, restless natives and thundering waterfalls at the new Congo Expedition ride. Schlitterbahn is one of the world's top waterparks and it's just 20 minutes north of San Antonio. Learn more

Six Flags Fiesta Texas
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The new Monster Mansion show features animatronics and a family-friendly storyline. Six Flags also has eleven roller coasters, blockbuster stage shows and a free waterpark.
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Historic Landmarks

Spanish Governor's Palace
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Dating to 1749, this national historic landmark has been described by National Georgraphic as the"most beautiful building in San Antonio."
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Historic Tours
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Admission varies

See the city's top historic sites like the Alamo, La Villita and the Spanish Governor's Palace with an experienced tour guide.
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Top U.S. Zoo
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Rio San
Antonio Cruises
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See the new River Walk extension aboard a comfortable river barge. Tours leave every 15 to 20 minutes from three downtown locations.
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Off the Beaten Path
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Natural Bridge
Wildlife Ranch
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More things to do
when you come
Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

May 5
Cinco de Mayo

May 5 to 9
Texas Conjunto Festival

May 11 to 17
Valero Texas Open

May 15 & 16
Soul Food Festival & Gospel on the Plaza

May 15 to August 8
Fiesta Noche Del Rio

Until May 25
Genome, The Secret of How Life Works at the Witte Museum

May 31
Rock'n'Roll Marathon on November 15: discount registration deadline

June 12 to 14
Texas Folklife Festival

Friday, April 17, 2009

Only 250,000 "shameful" folks attended the tea parties? Don't worry, Rep. Schakowsky - this is like a spark in dry leaves...
- Oh yeah, about that First Amendment thing...
Rep. Schakowsky (D-Ill.) says our "tea party" protests are "despicable" and shameful" and are misleading the public about the Obama plan:

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Again - from Patrick_Barrett (TWITTER):
CNN lady has a hissy fit at a #teaparty ... hilarious: #TCOT #TLOT
Thanks to joelcomm (TWITTER) - he spotted this on Patrick_Barrett :
CNN lady has a hissy fit at a #teaparty... hilarious: #TCOT ....This is GREAT!! LOL
Went to the San Antonio Tea Party - only got to stay a couple of hours, but what a blast! It was awesome seeing so many PRO-USA people there! + Ted Nugent, Glen Beck and Joe Paggs!