Captivating tunes from a Texas treasure
Whether captivating an audience with only a guitar and her beautiful voice, or bringing down the house with her band, Sara Hickman’s shows are upbeat and fun while taking listeners through a full spectrum of emotions. Sara has been writing music since she got her first guitar at age 7, and she’s never stopped. Her songs have been covered by Willie Nelson, Shawn Colvin, Robert Earl Keen, The Flatlanders, Rhett Miller, Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians, and Marcia Ball. In 2010, Sara served as the Official State Musician of Texas, preceded by Willie Nelson in 2009 and followed by Lyle Lovett in 2011. She has twice been a guest of NBC’s The Tonight Show, hosted her own VH-1 special, produced an independent video that won first place in the USA Film Festival, and co-produced a PBS documentary titled Take It Like a Man. She has toured with Billy Bragg, Nanci Griffith and Dan Fogelberg, and opened for everyone from Lucinda Williams and John Hiatt to the Decemberists, and has won numerous awards for her humanitarian and musical contributions in Texas and across the country.
Levitt Pavilion General Information:
Concerts are FREE and family friendly, except for the Styx concert on Oct. 10, which requires a ticket purchase. The Levitt Pavilion is located at 100 W. Abram St. in Founders Plaza on the corner of Abram and Center streets. For directions and parking, please see Directions & Parking. The Levitt is an open-lawn seating, outdoor concert venue. Visitors to the FREE concerts should bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Picnics and coolers are welcome to the FREE concerts. Please do not bring glass containers to the Levitt. Concessions are sold at the Levitt, including beer and wine. For additional information, please visit our FAQs, call the 24-hour information line at 817.543.4301, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.