Welcome to a thrilling celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre with Chainsaw Jerry, taking place at Austin's historic Pecan Street Festival on May 6-7, 2023. The Pecan Street Festival is known for showcasing art, music, and culture from the local community and beyond, making it the perfect setting for this momentous occasion. This two-day event promises a spine-chilling experience for horror film enthusiasts and casual festival-goers alike.
Reunion of the Original Cast
At the heart of the event, fans will have the rare opportunity to meet original cast members from the 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Allen Danziger (Jerry), John Dugan (Grandpa), and Perry Lorenz (Pickup Truck Driver) will be available for autographs, photo ops, and to share their behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the cult classic.
Step into the Past: TCM Tribute Van
As a special treat, fans can admire and take pictures with the Texas Chainsaw Massacre tribute van, an exact replica of the one featured in the movie. This authentic piece of cinematic history serves as a chilling reminder of the film's lasting impact on the horror genre.
Leatherface Returns: Welcoming Mark Burnam
In addition to the original cast, the festival welcomes Mark Burnam, who portrayed the iconic Leatherface in the 2022 reboot of Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Burnam will be on hand to meet fans, sign autographs, and discuss his experiences in continuing the horrifying legacy of the character.
Horror Meets Music: Special Guests
The celebration will also feature special guest Parrish Randall from the horror film Circus of the Dead, bringing another layer of horror-film intrigue to the weekend. To add a musical touch, Britton Buchanan from the hit television show The Voice will debut his new song, The Ballad of Chainsaw Jerry, ensuring a harmonious blend of horror and music.
About the Pecan Street Festival
The Pecan Street Festival is a longstanding free event that celebrates local art, music, and culture. As a hub of creative expression, it is the perfect backdrop for the 50th-anniversary celebration of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, inviting horror fans and casual festival-goers to come together.
Join us for an unforgettable experience at the Pecan Street Festival on May 6-7, 2023, as we honor the 50th anniversary of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. With original cast members, special guests, and unique attractions, this event is guaranteed to be a frightfully good time for all who attend.