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Thursday, 
April 16th

 

The Round Up Kickoff BBQ

Start your weekend off right at The Round Up Kickoff BBQ sponsored by the Meatheads, Thunderbolts and Kontinentals car clubs - held from Noon to 4pm at Old Beyersville Hall, at FM 619 & CR 448 - Southeast of Taylor, Texas. Enjoy some great food, hospitality, and live music. Check out the flyer HERE.

LATER THAT NIGHT:

Book Release Party for The Jalopy Journal #3 and All Tore Up: Texas Hot Rod Portraits at C-Boy's Heart & Soul (2008 South Congress Avenue) from 8pm - 12am - Come get your hands on these two great new books - The Jalopy Journal is premiering its third print edition spreading the gospel of traditional hot rods and customs to hoodlums world wide, and our friend George Brainard has been shooting portraits at the Round Up and the Day of the Drags for the last few years, capturing the unique hot rod scene in Texas. Live music by Paul Oscher 8pm, Texas Blue Dots w special guests at 10pm and Tameca Jones at 11:30pm.


Friday,
April 17th

The Round Up Garage Crawl 

Starts at 7:30am at Gordo's Tortas in Austin and cruises on to see lots of cool local garages and projects - then caravan over to Dell Children's Hospital to let the kids there have a look at the rides, before heading over to the Expo Center - details posted here!

Travis County Expo Center
Gates open 10am-6pm.

$15 general admission wristbands are on sale to the public, good for admission all weekend - kids under 12 are FREE

The car show kicks off at the Expo Center!  Pre-registered attendees can pickup their registration packets all day at the front gate. Round Up swap meet begins and vending areas are open. The art show is open all day in the indoor vending area.

music Onstage Friday

11am - Kaiser of Surf Polka Herman The German

12:45pm - Telecaster Guitar Slinger Redd Volkaert 

2:30pm - Texas Honky-Tonk Hero Dale Watson

4:30pm - R&B Song Siren Jai Malano


Later That Night:

Cruise to South Austin and join the Model Citizens Car Club for the Giddy Up Git Down at Giddy Ups (12010 Manchaca Road) Lots of parking and live music till midnight.

Austin Speed Shop Open House & Hop Up Magazine Release Party. 6-10pm (3507 Chapman Lane)

Head north to a classic Austin hang-out Top Notch Burgers (7525 Burnet Rd.) for an old school drive in - hot rod movies show in the parking lot after dark till 10pm.


Saturday,
April 18th

Travis County Expo Center
Gates open 10am-6pm.

$15 general admission wristbands still on sale to the public - kids under 12 are FREE

The car show keeps rolling at the Expo Center!  Any pre-registered attendees who haven't picked up their registration, can pickup their packets at the entrance to the show parking. Round Up swap meet begins and vending areas are open. The art show is open all day in the indoor vending area.

music Onstage Saturday

11am - Texas Blues with Denny Freeman, John X Reed, Speedy Sparks & Rodney Craig

12:30pmMotown Soul of Wifee and The HUZz Band 

2pm - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist for  Elvis and Ricky Nelson - James Burton

3:30pm - Wicked Little Rockabilly Vixen Marti Brom

4:30pm - Presentation of Awards

4:45pm - The Queen of Rockabilly and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legend Wanda Jackson


Later That Night:

Austin Speed Shop Party! Live music featuring The Mike Eldred Trio and The Paladins. Entry with your Lonestar Round Up wristband, no exceptions. 7pm-midnight at 3507 Chapman Lane.

Head north to a classic Austin hang-out Top Notch Burgers (7525 Burnet Rd.) for an old school drive in - hot rod movies show in the parking lot after dark till 10pm.


Sunday,
April 19th

The show is over out at the Expo Center

The Sunday Slow Ride to the  Oasis

Take a cruise starting at 10am at La Mancha Tex Mex Tavern (2203 Hancock Dr.) and making its way up a scenic hill country drive up to Oasis Texas Brewing Company (6612 Comanche Trail) enjoy some craft beers and tasty tacos by La Mancha with a view high above Lake Travis that can’t be beat. 10am - 3pm. Plenty of free parking and great live music all afternoon.

Later that afternoon - Mercury Charlie's Hot Rods and Honeys Open House - check out Mercury Charlie's new shop at 9914 Hwy 290 West Austin Texas 78736.  Admission is free - party starts at 2pm and features live music by Kristy Johnson and Junior Brown.