Upcoming Events & Attractions

Thursday, July 26 – Sunday, July 29
Viva Big Bend | Marathon, TX
Viva Big Bend features more than 50 bands in 10 venues spread around Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis, and Marathon. The music fans who journey to West Texas for the festival tend to appreciate its focus on Texas music—roots-rock, country, Tex-Mex, Latin, blues, and folk—as well as the desert mountain landscape. You don’t meet too many strangers when everybody in the crowd shares a love of live music and West Texas. Join us on Friday, July 27 on the 12 Gage patio at noon for the Zack Walther Band, Two Tons of Steel, and Aaron McDonnell. Saturday night, July 28, on the 12 Gage patio at 7pm will be Tessy Lou and the Shotgun Stars!
Saturday, August 4
Gage Anniversary Party | Gage Gardens
Celebrate the Gage Hotel’s 91st Anniversary in our beautiful Gage Gardens! Enjoy authentic Mexican food with festive street vendor additions prepared by our Executive Chef Joe Rodriguez. Dance to the world-famous grammy winning band Los Texmaniacs. Shop eclectic pop-ups offering hand-made artisan goods. A portion of all sales will be donated to the Marathon Public Library. For information and reservations contact the front desk at (432) 386-4205.
Friday, August 17 – Saturday, August 18
Marathon Songwriters Festival | Gage Hotel and Brick Vault Brewery & BBQ
Intimate performances by five master songwriters in a setting that exudes luxurious comfort and charm surrounded by a landscape that captivates and inspires – welcome to the Marathon Songwriters Festival – a new, exclusive experience for guests of the Gage Hotel. Call (432)386-4205 for reservations or visit for ticket information.
Friday, September 7
Nick Hirsch | 12 Gage Restaurant
Singer-songwriter Nick Hirsch’s jangly, driving odes to good timin’, free rollin’ adventures in the Hill Country and West Texas. Equally at home in a dance hall or a river front jam session, his vibe is rootsy, joyous and sure to stir up a good time.
Saturday, September 8
TX Whiskey Dinner | 12 Gage Restaurant
Join us for our TX Whiskey Dinner at the 12 Gage Restaurant for a special – and spirited – evening of delicious food and drink in collaboration with TX Whiskey. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Contact the front desk for more details!
Friday, September 28
Bruce Salmon | 12 Gage Restaurant 
Bruce Salmon is a New Orleans native, Texas raised musician, troubadour and singer/songwriter. He is a veteran of the Austin music scene, who began performing as a solo artist in 2012, releasing his first solo album “A Barrel of Monekys”, in 2014. His music is steeped in the Texas songwriting tradition.

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