A Virtual 4th of July Picnic with Willie and Friends

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A Virtual 4th of July Picnic with Willie and Friends

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020

This year, Luck Productions was handed the reins to Willie Nelson’s legendary 4th of July Picnic. While unable to take it to Luck, TX as planned, team Luck remains dedicated to reviving the Picnic’s raucous legacy – and is bringing it straight to the fans.

The 2020 Picnic will kick off with a series of live performances streamed directly from Luck, and a BBQ cook-along with Chef Scott Roberts of Salt Lick; and will culminate with a special 90-minute concert film-style segment. The film will feature beloved acts alongside exclusive interviews with the characters that made the Picnic a one-of-a-kind celebration over its 47-year legacy.

Tickets will also grant access to highly curated food and beverage delivery packages from Sourced Craft Cocktails, Assembly Kitchen, and Austin Food and Wine Association grant recipients to complete your 4th of July celebration.

EVENT DATE:

Stream begins at 3:30pm Saturday, July 4th

PRICING:
$35 Pre-Event / $45 Day of Show

WHERE TO WATCH:
www.williepicnic.com
www.luck.stream

 

MERCHANDISE AND SPECIAL PACKAGES:
Along with this year’s virtual picnic we will be offering up a plethora of unique home viewing party packages such as:
⦁ “Taste of Austin” Picnic basket curated by Assembly Kitchen and Austin Food and Wine Alliance
⦁ Cocktail Kit  by Assembly Kitchen and drink.well
⦁ Backyard brews bundle  created by Sourced Craft Cocktails
⦁ 4th of July Draft Pass created by Sourced Craft Cocktails
⦁ “Remember the Picnic” merchandise bundle

BENEFICIARIES:
Luck always likes to give back. For this year’s Picnic we will be working with multiple organizations to give back to the community.
Austin Food and Wine Alliance: beneficiary of proceeds and partnership with Prime Cuts and our picnic basket delivery service.
Community Foundation: One Dollar from your ticket will automatically go towards The Luck Reunion Fund managed by the Austin Community Foundation to be distributed directly to benefiting organizations. Opportunity to donate additional at ⦁ www.williepicnic.com. Beneficiaries for this event:
All Together ATX
HAAM
SIMS
Central TX Foodbank
Six Square

CURRENT LINEUP: (Subject to change) 
Asleep at The Wheel
Charley Crockett
Devon Gilfillian
John Doe
Johnny Bush
Kinky Friedman
Kurt Vile
Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real
Lyle Lovett
Margo Price
Matthew Houck
Particle Kid
Peterson Brothers
Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen
Ray Wylie Hubbard
Robert Earl Keen
Shakey Graves
Sheryl Crow
Steve Earle
The McCrary Sisters
Vincent Neil Emerson
Willie Nelson and Family
Ziggy Marley

KUTX at Home: Walker Lukens 5.22.20

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KUTX at Home: Walker Lukens 5.22.20

Posted by on May 20, 2020

photo by Jorge Sanhueza-lyon/KUTX

KUTX host Taylor Wallace checked in with Austin Music Award Winner Walker Lukens for KUTX at Home.

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KUTX at Home: Steve Earle 5.18.20

Posted by on May 12, 2020

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Join us for a live interview on KUTX’s Facebook or Youtube, Monday, May 18 at 1p (central) as KUTX host Jody Denberg spends some quality time with Steve Earle for KUTX at Home. Watch the full interview below.

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KUTX at Home: Adrian Quesada 5.14.20

Posted by on May 12, 2020

Multi-talented guitarist, composer and producer, Adrian Quesada has been playing in Austin for over two decades with bands such as Grupo Fantasma, Spanish Gold and currently, Black Pumas.

KUTX host Jody Denberg  goes in depth for KUTX at Home with Adrian Quesada on the GRAMMY’S, his many collaborations, and what it was like to work with Prince. Watch the full interview below.

KUTX at Home: Patty Griffin 5.11.20

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KUTX at Home: Patty Griffin 5.11.20

Posted by on May 6, 2020

The last time we visited with Patty Griffin was in March of 2019 at our SXSW broadcast KUTX Live at the Four Seasons. The singer-songwriter had just released her self-titled album and later went on to win a GRAMMY for Folk Album of the Year. Just a day after that SXSW performance, Patty sat down with host Jody Denberg and music journalist David Fricke to play an hour of her picks. Listen to that guest DJ session HERE.

KUTX host Jody Denberg spends some quality time with Patty Griffin for KUTX at Home. Watch the full interview (complete with Patty’s adorable Chihuahuas, Sal and Zeke, who stepped up to the plate with the debut of Chihuahua Powah) below!