Open Road Series

Apr 15th – Sep 25th The Grace - Abilene TX
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The Open Road concert series in Downtown Abilene offers music from some of the best in the Americana and roots rock music scenes.

You can look down south or you can turn back home, and there's a wide open road.

Johnny Cash

Proceeds from the concerts benefit the Community Foundation of Abilene — for the purpose of granting money to downtown initiatives — and Future Fund, an endowment fund of the Community Foundation which provides funding to local organizations serving children and youth.

  • Past Concerts

  • Nikki Lane
  • Charley Crockett Band
  • Tyler Childers
  • Cordovas
  • Jonathan Tyler
The Grace neon sign

Performances are on the rooftop of The Grace Museum, a historical cornerstone of Downtown Abilene. The final show will be in the courtyard.

Map
Photo of The Grace

If weather hinders the rooftop performance, the concert will move inside to The Ballroom.

Visit The Grace Museum

Artist Lineup

  • Apr 15th Jackie Venson

    Jackie is a singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas. Her music is a mix of blues, soul and rock and roll.

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  • Jun 24th Jomo & the Possum Posse

    Yep, they're the guys from the viral video, Guy on a Buffalo. Jomo & The Possum Posses have a spirited honky-tonk vibe.

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  • Aug 26th Them Vibes

    Them Vibes offers a unique and vintage sound inspired by country, rock ‘n’ roll, punk, and soul.

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  • Sep 25th The Texas Gentlemen

    This quintet has a variety of sounds and has backed for artists like Kris Kristofferson, George Strait and Leon Bridges.

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Running Order

6:30pm - 8pm
Food truck with food for purchase outside The Grace
6:30pm - 10pm
Open beer and wine on rooftop
8pm - 9:30pm
The main event!
9:30pm - 10pm
Artist meet and greet

We’ve got merch

List of merch available

Thanks to our sponsors

  • Lone Star Dry Goods logo
  • JAR Land & Investments logo
  • Frontier Veterinary Clinic logo
  • Halbert Harmon Foundation
  • Dian Graves Owen Foundation
  • The Mill Winery logo
  • Good Work logo
  • Lisa Chavez, Wagstaff LLP logo
  • Elizabeth & Aaron Miller