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Celebrate May with Live Music!

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by admin No Comments

New Braunfels’ live entertainment hotspot Gruene Hall has an impressive lineup this May, and you won’t want to miss it. Schedule your May vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, and solidify your Memorial Day plans.

asleepThe fun starts at Gruene Hall on May 1 at 8 p.m. with Asleep at the Wheel. This multiple Grammy Award-winning band is an American country group with hits like “The Letter that Johnny Walker Read.” Catch their sensational performance to kick off the month.

Then come back on May 8 at 8 p.m. for Gary P. Nunn. This Texas musician helped kickstart the Outlaw Country Movement and sings classics like “What I Like About Texas.” Come move your boots to his dance songs, and see why he’s won several gold and platinum awards. Then stay the weekend and catch Hayes Carll on May 9 at 9 p.m. This singer/songwriter incorporates humor into his hayesmusic and wins over the crowd at every show.

Jerry Jeff Walker takes the stage on May 15 and 16 at 9 p.m. This is a limited seating concert that is first come, first serve. Jerry is a country rocker, famous from the Austin music community alongside Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel. Don’t miss these two opportunities to catch his show.

Additional May performances include:

May 22: Hal Ketchum, 8 p.m.

May 23: Dale Watson, 8 p.m.

May 25: Prophets and Outlaws, 1 p.m.

May 25: Parker Mccullom, 6 p.m.

May 29: Charlie Robison, 7 p.m.

May 30: Shinyribs, 8 p.m.

So grab your best pair of boots and head out to Gruene Hall this May. Then come and kick them off at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

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Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music, excellent restaurants and Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Don’t Miss the May Lineup at Whitewater Amphitheater

Posted on: April 3rd, 2015 by admin No Comments

New Braunfels is an entertainment hot spot. With live music venues hosting concerts every weekend, it’s the perfect place to spend the spring and summer. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and catch your favorite band!

billyThe fun starts at the Whitewater Amphitheater on Friday, May 22 with Billy Currington and Sam Hunt. Currington is famous for his debut top-ten hit, “Walk a Little Straighter.” His songs top the charts of some of country music’s most memorable hits, like “Good Directions,” “People are Crazy,” and “Hey Girl.” Sam Hunt is garnering attention as a young Nashville talent. This singer/songwriter is famous for co-writing Kenny Chesney’s “Come Over,” and “We Are Tonight,” by Billy Currington.

Then come out for Girl Talk and Ludacris on Saturday, May 23. Gregg Gillis is touring his fifth album as Girl Talk. Since his original alum debut, he has played almost 300 shows. He regards his new album, All Day, as his most realized and evolved album, highlighting the Girl Talk aesthetic. Ludacris is a rapper who just released his new album Ludaversal.

Have fun and raise money with the Spazmatics at Life Palooza on May 30. They will take the stage at 8:45 p.m., and there will be BBQ, a silent auction, retail vendors, a photo booth and cold drinks. The festival and fundraiser support the So Live Movement, which supports research hospitals searching for a cancer treatment that increases quality of life.

For more concerts and event information, visit Whitewater Amphitheater’s website. With spectacular concerts and events all summer long, you won’t want to miss it! Book your reservation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

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Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music, excellent restaurants and Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

 

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

 

 

Start Spring with Fun for Charity

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by admin No Comments

New Braunfels is the perfect place to see spring blooms and hear some rejuvenating live music. With the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers perfect for tubing, Schlitterbahn opening for the season, and family-friendly events at a variety of venues, there’s plenty to look forward to this spring in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

charityStart off the season at a charitable event. The 13th Annual Rock ‘n Roll for Kids will bring food, fun, and entertainment to the New Braunfels Civic Center on March 28, 2015 at 6 p.m. The fun starts with live music from The Big Time – a pop rock and alternative band from Pennsylvania. You won’t leave hungry! River City is catering the event, with delicious shrimp quesadillas, mini meat loaf balls, chili dog sliders, s’mores, pound cake and more treats that are great for the whole family. Then, let your competitive side show as you raise your paddles during the live auction to win a seven-day stay in San Miguel, a week in Estes Park, Colorado, a three-night stay at Schlitterbahn South Padre, Spurs tickets and more!

Admission is just $75 and proceeds benefit Communities in Schools. The organization works with schools, communities and families to build a caring support network to encourage students to stay in school and succeed with their life journeys. Just in Comal and Guadalupe counties, CIS has reached over 23,000 students.

So spring over to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and take the vacation you deserve. We’ll have a spacious RV site or cozy cottage waiting for you!

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Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music, excellent restaurants and Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Put a Spring in Your Step with Live Music in New Braunfels

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by admin No Comments

You’ve set your clocks forward an hour, so now it’s time to jump into a new adventure. Experience the beauty of the Texas Hill Country at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. Stay for the weekend, the week or the month! Catch live music performances every weekend at the Phoenix Saloon.

1Friday, March 20 – 8 Ball Aitken

This Nashville-based musician is a perfect blend of country and blues. Originally from Australia, this singer, songwriter and side guitarist also plays blues, swamp and Americana. His number one hit song “I’m Going to Jail” topped Australian country music charts. Come see what the fuss is about at 9 p.m. Admission is free.

Saturday, March 21 – Laughin’ and Rockin’

Come out for a rock and comedy special and get your boots tapping and yourselves laughing with a performance featuring Jon Stringer, Blair Thompson, Joshua Jay Nieto and Dizorderly Konduct. The performance starts at 7 p.m. and admission is $15, or $10 in advance.

Friday, March 27 – Choctaw Wildfire

This Austin-based three-member band plays piano-led, Americana-style honky-tonk shotgun blues. The band features Charlie Pierce, drummer Lee Potter and bass guitarist Bob Cullen. The trio will be playing at 9 p.m. and admission is free.

Saturday, March 28 – Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit2

This gritty rock and roll band features soul with a powerhouse feel. This band isn’t afraid to get a little weird. Their newest album “Rapture” was released in 2014 with raving reviews. They perform at 9 p.m. and there is no cover.

So come on out to New Braunfels this spring and check out the live music scene. With plenty of local eateries and shopping nearby, you’ll find plenty to do and see. Come home to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort where you can stay as long as you want with monthly rates.

Stay With Us

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers beautiful cottages and RV sites  a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music, excellent restaurants and Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Live Music to Put the Spring in Your February

Posted on: February 16th, 2015 by admin No Comments

Get into the swing of spring with live music at Gruene Hall. Gruene Historic District draws in visitors with its downtown charm, delicious restaurants and headliner bands. Stroll through the beautiful area, sip on wine and craft beers and stop by Gruene Hall for the best pre-spring lineup. Rest and relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for an awesome vacation.

Shakey Graves – Friday, February 20

Alejandro Rose-Garcia (known at Shakey Graves) has reached national acclaim with his new record, “And the War Came.” This one-man band shreds his guitar and drums on an old suitcase. His effortless performances have ranked him near the top of digital best-seller charts. He accomplishes powerful, mesmerizing sound infused with blues and folk. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Hayes CarllHayes Carll – Saturday, February 21

Hayes Carll offers a unique take on music, singing songs that skewer small thinking and hypocrisy. His songs are committed to truth. He is often found playing in honky-tonks and rock clubs and his music transcends genres, bringing his audience together. Doors open at 8 p.m.

The Wood Brothers – Friday, February 27

Oliver played guitar in cover bands before beginning to sing and tour with King Johnson. The band played music that blended blues, R&B, funk and country. Christ studied jazz bass and became a cornerstone of contemporary jazz. After pursuing their separate musical careers, the brothers bonded together, blending their individual strengths of classic songwriting and forward-thinking. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The Paul Thorn Band – Saturday, February 28

The Paul Thorn Band offers emotionally restless and accessible music for fans of rock and singer/songwriters. Paul Thorn tells stories that are inspired by his own life, as well as songs about universal truths to make people feel good. Doors open at 8 p.m.

For the full calendar, visit Gruene Hall’s website. Live music is just one of the many entertainment options New Braunfels has to offer, and Hill Country Cottage and RV resort is the perfect place to come home to.

Stay With Us

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers beautiful cottages and RV sites a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

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