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 latest and greatest sounds of...
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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 from around 80K people to...
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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 or to the event. Being...
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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 to think of the history...
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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 inspired an uproar when it...
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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 and better.  She will be...
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La Fiesta de Pecan Street — ¡Gratis!

EXTENDED METRO RAIL HOURS for Cinco de Mayo & the FESTIVAL!  Here’s the Saturday schedule. Cinco de Mayo and Pecan Street Festival…a match made in heritage heaven. We have the biggest party in town Saturday with mucho bands, tasty beverages and bueno eats! Music on Saturday includes lots of Latino sounds, many on our main/Neches stage, including DJ Chorizo Funk (of Peligrosa), Liz...
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Extended MetroRail Hours for Pecan Street Festival!

Our friends over at CapMetro are once again extending rail ridership during the weekend to help you easily pop on down to the festival on Saturday, May 5th! For bus options, plan your trip here. If you do drive, here are parking options, with a map of all lots and garages.