By

Debbie Russell

1
May

Feel the Feels of Pecan Street Festival Goodness!

Our friends over at Media On Edge produced an incredible video showcasing all the highlights of the Fall 2018 Festival. Click here to watch it to get a taste of what you’re in for this weekend! Read or listen to KUT’s coverage of the evolution of the Pecan Street Festival. #ALWAYSFREE!...
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15
Apr

Nature as Storyteller

The Pecan Street Association board of directors is proud to present the art of one of Austin’s own native residents. “The opportunity to be the featured artist for this spring’s Pecan Street Festival is an honor.” – Peter F. Ortiz Peter F. Ortiz was born Dec. 20, 1960 in Austin,...
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6
Mar

Music Musings: The Spring Festival Line Up is HERE!

We warmheartedly present the newest addition to our Pecan Street family, Michael Howard, and his booking/events management company, Apogee Presents. Having presented several alternative festivals in San Marcos, Michael bridges the two “college towns,” bringing an old-school “keeping it weird” vibe back to Austin while having his pulse on the...
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22
Jan

Thank You For Your Service Ryan Cano!

It is with much sadness that we have to announce the departure to Ryan Cano, our Music Director and Talent Buyer for the Pecan Street Festival the past 5 years. Ryan has lead every music initiative we’ve had over the last half decade including the growth of our audience attendance...
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27
Nov

Greening Festivals

Contributing author: Ali Bates   Prioritizing Eco-friendly Habits at the Pecan Street Festival  Around 32 million people attend a music festival in the United States annually, according to research by Billboard. That can lead to a vast amount of environmental damage if organizers and festival-goers aren’t resourceful and respectful to the site...
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5
Oct

Rev. Freddie B. Dixon: East Austin Treasure

Join us on Friday, October 26, 2:00pm, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1164 San Bernard Street, for a short presentation and reception honoring the Rev. Freddie B. Dixon, Sr., Ph.D. – as the Pecan Street Association and its board of directors presents Rev. Dixon with their 2018 Heritage Award. It’s hard...
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12
Sep

Fine Art for the People!

If you’ve seen his work – and if you’ve driven east Austin, you have – you’d think Chris Rogers was a lifelong Austinite; but amazingly, he’s only been with us six years. Many of his local murals have captured the essence of east Austin life and history, one of which...
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5
Aug

Bye Bye Barbara!

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne The Pecan Street Association is sad to lose a most valued contractor, our bookkeeper, Barbara Weems. She’s been with us for many years, but is finishing her CPA degree and moving on to bigger...
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