Over the years we’ve hosted elite headliner showcases featuring some world-class, award-winning songwriting talent.
Some have earned Grammy awards – all have had #1 hits. Past DSSF headliners include Country Music Hall of Fame Member DEAN DILLON, LORI McKENNA, JD SOUTHER, RODNEY CROWELL, KOSTAS, ALLEN SHAMBLIN, SCOTTY EMMERICK, PAM ROSE, BILLY MONTANA, HELEN DARLING, ELIZA GILKYSON, ANGALEENA PRESLEY, DREW WOMACK, AARON BARKER, LESLIE SATCHER and DAVID LEE.
This year's headliner showcase on Friday night will feature RADNEY FOSTER. It's guaranteed to be an entertaining and unforgettable evening.
Quickly moving up the list of favorite travel destinations, the City of Dripping Springs is located just 25 miles southwest of downtown Austin and is a straight, direct shot down Hwy 71/290 from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA). The community has ample lodging and a growing number of excellent restaurants, wineries, breweries, pubs and event & wedding venues.
You won’t want to miss a single note of the 9th Annual Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival. We’re constantly updating this site with new information about this year’s event including details about the songwriters, the schedules and all the great venues that host our performance stages. So put October 20-22, 2023 on your calendars now and join us for another awesome weekend of top-notch singer/songwriter showcases.
“This festival could grow to be something big, you’ve really got a great thing going here.” – Dean Dillon, Grammy-Winning Songwriter, Nashville, TN 2014
“I would have never thought such a small town would have such a great little songwriters festival. Keep up the good work.” – JD Souther, Grammy-Winning Songwriter, Los Angeles, CA 2015
“The audience(s) at your festival are amazing! I loved performing here!” – Lori McKenna, 2-time Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter, Stroughton, MA 2015