Upcoming Events & Attractions

Saturday, May 25
Eric Woodring | 12 Gage Restaurant 
Eric Woodring currently resides in Houston, Texas and is a performing songwriter. He is as Texan as they come and classifies as a traditional country musician. Woodring writes true Texas music and delivers it with a voice that will knock your boots off.
Sunday, May 26
Rick Ruiz | 12 Gage Restaurant 
Rick has played at the Gage Hotel for many years and enjoys playing acoustic country and Spanish classics.
Saturday, June 1
Charlie Stout | 12 Gage Restaurant 
West Texas songwriter Charlie Stout draws on experience as a photographer, filmmaker, and producer to animate cinematic lyrics through carefully crafted storytelling.
Saturday, June 22
AJ Johnston | 12 Gage Restaurant 
AJ Johnston is a Texas red dirt and country singer/songwriter from Amarillo. His voice has a smooth drawl and a cool feel that’s like the Panhandle plains. He likes to bring an energetic stage presence, with a goal of driving the crowd in mind.
Thursday, July 6 – Friday, July 7
Independence Day Celebration | Marathon, TX 
Celebrate Independence Day with the charm of small town traditions July 6th – 7th! Festivities include a street dance, live music, a parade along main street and the annual Cowboy Chili Cook-Off and evening slab dance at Post Park. All proceeds benefit the Marathon PTO & Fire Dept.
Saturday, July 13
Larry Hooper | 12 Gage Restaurant 
Larry was raised in Palestine, TX and steeped in the sounds surrounding him, his cousin’s bluegrass band, a well-stocked family record collection, and the rich songwriting legacy that all Texans inherit.
Thursday, July 25 – Sunday July 28
Viva Big Bend | Gage Hotel 
Every summer, Viva Big Bend music festival brings an impressive line-up of over 50 bands to far West Texas towns including Marathon, Alpine, Marfa and Fort Davis. Join the fun this year July 25th – 28th. Visit for tickets and schedule information.
Saturday, August 8
Grilling at the Gage with Dean Fearing | Gage Hotel 
Creator of Fearing’s Restaurant and the author of The Texas Food Bible, Chef Dean Fearing is known as the “Father of Southwestern Cuisine” and has spent his life cooking for people who love good food. Join us on Saturday, August 8th for a very special dinner created by Fearing followed by Q&A and live music under the West Texas stars.
Friday, August 16 – Saturday, August 17
Marathon Songwriters Festival | Gage Hotel  & Brick Vault Brewery & BBQ
What happens when you combine the Gage Hotel, talented singer-songwriters and the beauty of Far West Texas? You get the second annual Marathon Songwriters Festival on August 16-17. This year features six musicians, including beloved Texas music man, Walt Wilkins and the return of Drew Kennedy and Josh Grider. Tickets available for purchase at

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