Larry Joe Taylor and a star-studded list of musical guests will be in Stephenville, April 21-25 for the Texas Music Festival & Chili Cook-off at Melody Mountain Ranch.
The event kicks off Tuesday with a campfire concert at 7 p.m. featuring Larry Joe Taylor, Chris Wall, Richard Leigh and Todd Snider.
Maren Morris will start things up Wednesday at 2:15 p.m. on the Lone Star Beer Acoustic Stage, followed by Honeybrowne and Josh Grider
The 5 p.m. show on the Coca-Cola Band State features the Kyle Bennett Band, the Bart Crow Band, The Gourds, Jason Boland and Cross Canadian Ragweed.
On Thursday, the Lone Star Stage will showcase Jed Zimmerman, Jason Eady, Chuck Pyle, Michael Hearne with SXSW and Ray Wylie Hubbard.
Josh Abbott, Johnny Cooper, Casey Donahew, Roger Creager and the Randy Rogers Band will rock the Coca-Cola Stage at 5 p.m. Thursday,
Getting an early start on the Lone Star Stage Friday at noon is Matt Wayne, Susan Gibson, Walt Wilkins, Max Stalling, Joe Pat Hennen and Michael martin Murphey.
Rich O’Toole will take center stage at 5 p.m. on the Coca-Cola Stage, followed by Matt Martindale, Band of Heathens, No Justice, Wade Bowen and Reckless Kelly.
Sisters Morales will start the final day of music at 11:30 a.m. on the Lone Star Stage with Keith Sykes and Davin James.
At 2 p.m. on the coca-Cola Stage Texas Renegade, Tommy Alverson, Rusty Wier, The Tejas Brothers, Daryl Dodd, Brandon Rhyder, Mike McClure and Larry Joe Taylor will close out the festival.
A chili cook-off on Saturday will benefit Cross Timbers First Responders and the Oak Dale Volunteer Fire Department. Anyone can enter the cook-off with the purchase of a festival ticket.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a Cook’s meeting at 9 a.m. in the administration building.
Jack pot beans must be turned in by noon and chili must be in by 2 p.m. Saturday.
Showmanship judging will run from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Trophies will go to the top 10 chili winners and the top three showmanship winners.
For more information, visit the official Web site at www.larryjoetaylor.com.