This Week in West Texas: Art in the Auditorium, Deke Dickerson, and More

This Week in West Texas: Art in the Auditorium, Deke Dickerson, and More

This Week in Alpine

  • August 25thDeke Dickerson and the Ecco-Fonics take over the Railroad Blues with their unique “Rockabilly” sound. The band officially goes on stage at 10 p.m., but half-price drink specials will keep you rocking all night long.
  • August 26th – The Doodlin’ Hogwallops and Special Delivery, two local favorites bring their rhythmic sounds to the Railroad Blues stage at 10 p.m.
  • August 27th – Head out to the Big Bend Thrift Store on the corner 5th Street and Avenue A for Alpine’s weekly Farmer’s Market. This quaint event features fresh veggies from local growers, baked goods and homemade crafts.
  • August 27th – Do you love eclectic alternative rock? The Railroad Blues has just the band for you!  S.H.I.L.O. rocks the house starting at 10 p.m.
Deke Dickerson

Have you ever seen rockabilly live?

This Week in Big Bend

  • Who needs formal events when you are surrounded by the picturesque scenery of Big Bend National Park? Big Bend does host a multitude of events during the year, but this week you will have to just take a load off and enjoy the fresh mountain air!

This Week in Marfa

  • August 27th –Located along the railroad tracks on South Highland, Farm Stand Marfa features locally grown produce, food to-go and arts and crafts every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • August 27th-28th – Ballroom Marfa, in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery of London and nine other international art spaces, is hosting the third annual Art in the Auditorium. On both Friday and Saturday night, visitors will screen several films that deal with the aesthetic concerns of today’s artists. This event takes place from 7p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Crowley Theater.

This Week in Terlingua

  • August 24thLa Kiva hosts open mic night every Wednesday. Check out the funky atmosphere and killer drink specials while listening to outstanding local talent at this hip restaurant and bar.

Editor’s Note: Each week we will compile the “can’t miss” events happening in Alpine, Big Bend, Marfa and Terlingua. Make sure you don’t miss the event of the year by checking back each week before you make your party plans!

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