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Aaron Watson, Wade Bowen, Josh Abbott band (and more) are coming to Hutto for KOKEFEST 2018

Jake Harris
INDIO, CA - April 29: Aaron Watson performs onstage during 2018 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 29, 2018 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Stagecoach)

Central Texas fans of Aaron Watson, Koe Wetzel, Whiskey Myers, Wade Bowen and the Josh Abbott Band won’t have to travel far to see them all on one bill this August.

KOKEFEST 2018, hosted by Austin’s KOKE FM, will be held at the new Hutto Park at Brushy Creek on August 10th and 11th. 

Other acts include Mark Chesnutt, Mike Ryan, Chris Colston and Ruston Kelly.

More: At the Mohawk, Wade Bowen shows that Texas country is bigger than any one style 

(Speaking of Ruston Kelly, his wife, Kacey Musgraves, doesn’t have any tour stops planned from July 30-Oct. 12. Maybe we’ll get a Kacey sighting here as well.)

More: Kacey Musgraves revels in ‘Golden Hour’ of another ‘Austin City Limits’ taping

On-site parking is available with pre-paid passes, which will be on sale starting July 16. Shuttle parking options will also be available, according to a news release. 

KOKEFEST is also looking for Central Texas volunteers for the event. To volunteer, fill out a form at Volunteers will get two free two-day admission passes, food, beverages, a volunteer t-shirt, and free parking.

Tickets start at $30 and can be bought here.

Full lineup:


Aaron Watson

Mark Chesnutt

Mike Ryan


Josh Abbott Band

Wade Bowen

Whiskey Myers

Koe Wetzel

Ruston Kelly

Chris Colston