Free LBJ Lawn concert series introduces Still Austin Whiskey as new presenting sponsor
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Continuing the tradition of keeping Austin ‘The Live Music Capital of the World’, Texas Athletics announces Longhorn City Limits prior to the Texas Football Orange-White Game on Saturday, April 23. The FREE gameday concert series, located on the LBJ Lawn will be headlined by Jamestown Revival with the lawn opening at 2 p.m.
The Austin-based Americana band Jamestown Revival released their latest critically acclaimed album Young Man in January of this year. Led by core members Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance, the band has also previously released three albums (Utah, The Education Of A Wandering Man and San Isabel), and two EP’S (Field Guide To Loneliness and Fireside With Louis L’Amour). Jamestown Revival has toured extensively throughout the country and has performed at iconic music festivals such as ACL Festival, Coachella, Bonnaroo and Farm Aid.
The opening act for April 23 will be announced shortly.
Additionally, in conjunction with a new multi-year sponsorship commitment to become both an Official Corporate Sponsor of Texas Athletics and the Official Whiskey of the Texas Exes, Still Austin Whiskey Co. will now serve as presenting sponsor of Longhorn City Limits.
“Texas Athletics is thrilled to bring Longhorn City Limits back to our fans as part of Made in Austin weekend and the Orange-White Game festivities. We are grateful to Still Austin Whiskey for infusing their spirit into the gameday experience as presenting sponsor of LCL and our newest Official Corporate Sponsor,“ said Chris Del Conte, Vice President and Athletics Director. “Longhorn Nation will have an unbelievable time enjoying live music from Jamestown Revival as they take the stage on the LBJ Lawn.”
“We couldn’t be more excited about our partnership with the Texas Longhorns and the Texas Exes,” said Brandon Joldersma, Chief Operating Officer, Still Austin Whiskey Co. “Our presenting sponsorship of Longhorn City Limits is closely aligned with our passion for live music. We can’t wait for Longhorn Nation to experience our award-winning bourbon and gin, featuring grains that are 100% grown by Texas farmers and handmade from grain-to-glass at our distillery in the heart of South Austin.”
Fans ages 21 and up will be able to enjoy both live music and Texas-themed cocktails crafted from Still Austin inside the LCL Lounge on April 23 and this coming season. Concert goers can also enjoy Stubb’s BBQ and take a photo in front of the LCL guitar monument located on the west curb of the LBJ Lawn closest to Robert Dedman Drive.
Longhorn City Limits, presented by Still Austin Whiskey – Saturday, April 23
2:00 p.m. – LCL Lounge opens
3:30 p.m. – Opening Act
4:45 p.m. – Jamestown Revival
The sponsorship agreement with Still Austin was negotiated by LEARFIELD’s Longhorn Sports Properties, the exclusive multimedia rightsholder for University of Texas Athletics.
About Still Austin Whiskey Co
Founded in 2015 by three Austin families, Still Austin Whiskey Co. is a true grain-to-glass distillery, located at 440 East St. Elmo Road in the heart of Austin, Texas. All spirits are hand crafted using grains grown by Texas farmers. Still Austin’s collection of spirits includes the flagship Straight Bourbon Whiskey (aka “The Musician”), Cask Strength Bourbon, and American Gin (aka “The Naturalist”). Still Austin places a high value on sustainability, with a focus on cutting carbon emissions through local sourcing, increasing the biodiversity of the region through heritage grains, returning spent grains to local ranchers to feed their animals, and operating a distillery that is designed for energy efficiency and water conservation.