14
Sep

Featured Artist Carla Nickerson’s Inner-Warrior

Nickerson’s unique design for the festival: stop by the Pecan Street Association booth at 6th Street and Trinity for posters and t-shirts featuring it.  This festival’s featured artist, Carla Nickerson, has long been driven by her ancestral inner-warrior in her many pursuits in life. A seventh-generation Texas Renaissance Woman, Carla has worked as a film/tv/theatrical actor and multi-media artist...
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7
Sep

Hear the Music!

You can hear songs from the bands appearing at our upcoming 36th Annual Fall Pecan Street Festival, September 24th & 25th, on our Soundcloud. Meanwhile, one of the festival’s artists, The Nightowls, just appeared on Johnny Goudie’s “How Did I Get Here” podcast. Dubbed “Austin’s Soul Royalty” by Do512, the 10-piece band draws from the Motown...
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4
May

Fight Cancer: Eat a Brat!

It might seem a bit counter-intuitive, but eating sausage at the PSF will help fight cancer!  We are proud to partner with Johnsonville’s Big Taste Grill, the largest touring grill in the world, who will donate $1 per brat to the American Cancer Society. Johnsonville has raised more than $4 million for charities since the Big Taste Grill’s introduction...
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28
Apr

Featured Artist Hank Holland’s Flowing Love

Hank Holland is our featured artist this festival, designing the image for the 39th Spring Pecan Street Festival t-shirts and posters. He lives in his childhood home, Lockport, Louisiana, with his wife and son, and this will be his first trip to Austin, TX! Mr. Holland was born with cerebral palsy, but never let that...
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21
Apr

Billions in Change Joins Pecan Street Festival!

Founder of 5-Hour Energy, Manoj Bhargava, has pledged 99% of his wealth to ending poverty and is attempting to do just that with his new initiative, Billions in Change. The goal is to fund inventions that address the most fundamental issues of our time: water, energy and healthcare. The organization employs engineers to develop tools that...
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21
Sep

Pecan Street Festival PRE-PARTY at The Mohawk

The Pecan Street Festival is partnering with the creative folks from Solstice Live to produce a “pre-party” at The Mohawk, 912 Red River, Thursday night (Sept. 24th) featuring: The Rock Soul Collective The Yoots Casual Strangers The Pride Fair City Fire The show starts at 8pm. $6 cover for 21+/$8 cover, minors. 3002 dumps   ,...
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21
Sep

Annual Heritage Award Presentation at Pecan Street Festival

The Pecan Street Association is pleased to announce this year’s Heritage Award winner, Mr. Wayne Bell, FAIA. Learn more about what the Heritage Award is. The award ceremony will take place during the Pecan Street Festival on September 26th, 2015 at 1:45pm on our Everfest Main Stage (Neches & 7th St.). A representative from the Austin...
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17
Sep

Pecan Street 5K and POP Pilates!

The Pecan Street Association is pleased to announce some healthy additions/partnerships to our fall 2015 Pecan Street Festival. At the start of both days (Sat./Sun.; Sept. 26th & 27th), participate in a free “POP Pilates” class with instructor Christine McCown at 11am on the Trinity Stage. Appropriate for all ages and levels, it’s a good...
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1
Feb

Gallery: The Evolution of Sixth Street

6th Street is a historic nightlife street and entertainment district in Austin, Texas. Sixth Street is the center of the city’s live music scene featuring nightly live music bands, bars and clubs and national events such as SXSW Music Festival and the Old Pecan Street Festival Arts and Crafts Festival, and the Republic of Texas Biker...
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1
Feb

Pecan Street Festival “Old” No More

The Old Pecan Street Association is dropping its “Old” designation in line with an organizational restructuring, to become known as The Pecan Street Association (“PSA”). PSA’s major endeavor, the Old Pecan Street Festival (“PSF”) will no longer be referred to as “Old” either. The PSF is one of the largest, and longest-running, arts/crafts and music festivals in the nation. PSF...
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