Music & Arts
Music has always been an important part of Llano’s history and is increasingly becoming a sought out music venue for all ages and all types of music.
Llano Country Opry
The Llano Country Opry comes to town each month bringing fans of traditional country rhythms from all over the state - and beyond, to fill the 400 seat historic Lantex Theater in downtown Llano! See Heart of Texas Country Music Association for a schedule of Llano performances, and to purchase tickets, go to www.hillbillyhits.com or call the Llano Visitor Center at 325-247-5354.
Llano General Store
Each Sunday Afternoon, musicians from all over the Texas Hill Country merge on the Llano General Store for an informal but entertaining few hours of picking and singing. The Picker's Circle is each Sunday fro 12-5 PM.
Fuel Coffee House
Fuel Coffee House hosts talented artists performing a variety of music genres throughout the year, and its stage is host for local and worldwide talented singer/songwriters sharing their love for music with the best audience in the world! For the amazing talent seen on this stage, donations are welcome but there is no admission charged. See Fuel Coffee House for a schedule of live entertainment.
Fiddle Fest Weekend: April Event (First Weekend)
The first weekend in April promises to get your toes tapping and your heart singing with an open fiddle contest for all ages, and an air fiddle contest for the brave. Come experience the Power of the Bow! For more information on schedules and history of the event, go to Llano Fiddle Fest.
Llano Crawfish Open: April Event (Third Weekend)
This charity-driven music festival on the Llano River has now taken over the town for over twenty-five years and brought a raucous good time to the Hill Country during the most beautiful part of the year! It's a must-attend for many reasons. There is something for everyone: a golf open at our 18-hole course on the river with huge prizes, team roping at the JLK Llano Arena across the road, Texas Hill Country motorcycle Fun Run, Crawfish Crawler 5K Walk/Run, a crawfish boil, vendors & GREAT live music all weekend!!! Visit llanocrawfishopen.com for all the details and tell your boss you need the weekend off!
Music & The Arts
LEAF: Llano Earth Art Festival: March Event
Come join Texas' most unique event featuring art, music, food, dance, community, nature... and the whole thing ROCKS!!! LEAF, as it is known, revolves around the World Rockstacking Championship at Llano Earth Art Fest in Llano, Texas on the beautiful Llano River and is held the second weekend in March. Check us out at llanoearthartfest.org and on Facebook! Explore. Dream. Create. Discover.
@LAST Llano Art Studio Tour - March Event
Visit with approximately twenty artists in their creative work spaces right here in Llano, Texas. "We live here, we create here." Working in mediums ranging from clay, fabric, glass, iron, jewelry, leather, metal, paint, photography, wood and more. Most of these studios are not regularly open to the public so this is a great opportunituty to catch the artist with their art in their creative work space. Scheduled and unscheduled demonstrations will go on throughout the day. Attend the "After Party" at the Art Guild in the evening to spend a little social time with your favorite artist. Tour Maps available all over town and at the Llano Visitor Center, Llano Fine Art Guild as well as each Art Studio location.
Llano Fine Arts Guild & Gallery
Llano's very own art gallery is located on the north side of the Llano bridge at 503 Bessemer and boasts "Art in the heart of Texas". The Guild offers classes and features local works on display. "We have many fine examples of Western Art in the gallery and a wonderful membership of talented artists."
Lantex Film Society
Llano is privileged to host some of the outstanding independent movies produced in Texas by Texans!
Our historic theater continues to be a gathering place for our Llano community and beyond, hosting new release movies, the monthly Llano Country Opry, the annual Llano Fiddle Contest, the Lantex Film Society movies, and a host of other outstanding performances each year. The theater holds 400 people, has an amazing new sound system, and your family can feast on traditional movie snacks including the best theater popcorn in Texas.