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 Future Fund, an endowment fund of the Community Foundation of Abilene which provides funding to local organizations serving children and youth.
- Nikki Lane & Jonathan Tyler
- Charley Crockett Band
- Rhett Miller
- Tyler Childers
- Paul Cauthen
Performances are on the rooftop of The Grace Museum, a historic cornerstone of art and culture in Downtown Abilene.
Apr 25th Vincent Neil Emerson
East Texas native with influences ranging from honky tonk to bluesListen on Spotify Visit website
Jun 27th Cordovas
Americana roots-rock band with a storytelling style and country twangListen on Spotify Visit website
Aug 29th Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights
Texas native playing gritty and bluesy rock and rollListen on Spotify Visit website
Sep 14th Shinyribs (outside of the 2019 series)
Highly entertaining group voted Best Austin Band at the Austin Music AwardsListen on Spotify Visit website
- 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