Festival

Mark your calendar for April 19-22, 2018 for the Crossroads of Texas Film and Music Festival! This year, the theme is "Heroes and Legends" and the programming features everything from stories about our favorite heroes and performances from legendary Texas musicians. 

As cast and special guests are confirmed, more details will be added here. Please know that special guest appearances, although we do anticipate they will join us, are subject to changes.

Tickets are on sale December 1, 2018 on our ticket page and options include:
VIP Pass: $125 each
Individual screening tickets: $10 each
Radney Foster concert: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
Joe Ely, Jack Ingram, Walt Wilkins acoustic concert: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
All festival events (unless otherwise specified) will take place at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium at 400 S. Grand in Getsendaner Park. VIP pass holders will be entitled to an on-site hospitality tent durng the duration of the festival. 
**Must purchase VIP pass for admittance to VIP tent and parties, no exceptions.
 

THURSDAY, April 19 (Opening Night):
6pm: APOLLO 13
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage, putting the lives of the astronauts on board in jeopardy. 
 
FRIDAY, April 20:
10 am: LAST MAN CLUB
A WWII veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross-country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.
 
12pm: THE GROVE, TEXAS (Documentary)
In 1972, Moody Anderson bought a ghost town and brought it back to life. Nearly four decades later, Moody faces the heart-wrenching task of dismantling and selling his collection of Americana artifacts used in hundreds of films, from LONESOME DOVE, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, to the remake of TRUE GRIT.
 
2pm: THE SHOOTIST
John Wayne’s final film, in which he plays a legendary dying gunfighter who spends his final days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.
 
4pm: MY ALL AMERICAN
Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading the Texas Longhorns to a championship season.
 
8:30pm: RADNEY FOSTER Concert
 
SATURDAY, April 21:
10 am: Walk of Fame Dedications (Jim Bynum, Dale Evans, Mike O’Daniel)
 
11 am: A NIGHT IN OLD MEXICO
After being forced to sell his family ranch to developers, a financially strapped, but proud senior citizen, and his estranged grandson find themselves targeted by drug dealers in search of a missing money bag.
 
2pm: ASCENSION (Documentary)
In the winter of 1969, 13-year-old Ascencion Banuelos left his 13 siblings and his home in Lobatos, Mexico, risking his young life to cross the river into the U.S., where he believes all things are possible. Against all odds and defying the limitations placed on Mexicans, Ascencion has become one of the greatest horsemen of his time. Through the years of sacrifice and hard work, he has gained world renown as a champion cutting horse competitor, earning nearly $2.5 million and is the first Mexican American to be inducted into the National Cutting Horse Hall of Fame.  
 
4pm: EVERY NIGHT’S A SATURDAY NIGHT (Documentary)
The life and times of Slaton, Texas native Bobby Keys, decades-long Sax player with The Rolling Stones, best friend to Keith Richards, and session player with John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Delaney & Bonnie, George Harrison, Dr. John, Joe Cocker, Harry Nilsson, Ian McLagan, Keith Moon, Etta James, Ronnie Wood, Sheryl Crow, Ringo Starr, Joe Ely, Warren Zevon, Billy Preston, Donovan, Marvin Gaye, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Carly Simon, Barbra Streisand, John Hiatt, Yoko Ono and B.B. King.
 
6:30pm: VIP tent opens (San Jacinto Day dinner, VIP Passes Required)
 
8:30pm: SPECIAL ACOUSTIC SONG SWAP WITH JOE ELY, JACK INGRAM AND WALT WILKINS
 
SUNDAY, April 22:
 10am-1pm Sendoff Brunch (VIP Passes Required), Webb Gallery
 

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