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    50th Anniversary: DON'T LOOK BACK

    Presented by Austin Film Society at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    January 19, 2017

    D.A. Pennebaker’s cinematic portrait of 23 year old Bob Dylan is more than just the record of a talented musician, it also depicts the flowering of a certain kind of consciousness. Again and again in his interactions with fans, fellow musicians, and local dignitaries, Dylan subverts the idea of what a famous singer should be. His steady stream of patter and in-jokes seems modern even today - like a time ...more


    Long Center Presents: Anton Nel

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    January 29, 2017

    Austin’s favorite classical pianist and a true world-class artist, Anton Nel returns for his first solo recital in Dell Hall since 2013. Winner of the first prize in the 1987 Naumburg...more

    Balcones Community Orchestra with 2 Trumpet Soloists

    Presented by Balcones Community Orchestra at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Austin

    January 29, 2017

    The Balcones Community Orchestra starts 2017 with soloists, Jose Yznaga and Eric Bittner performing Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets – a rare event as there are very few composers who have...more

    The Bowie Project: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting

    Presented by Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre at Ironwood Hall, AUSTIN

    January 26 - January 29, 2017

    Following two critically acclaimed runs of The Bowie Project in 2014 & 2015 Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre, together with Super Creeps the Austin-based David Bowie tribute band and New York...more

    Chorus Austin presents "Voices of Mercy"

    Presented by Chorus Austin at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Austin

    February 4, 2017

    Immerse yourself oin two masterpieces composed after the First World War - Poulenc's Mass in G and Vaughan Williams' Mass in G Minor with Chorus Austin's Chamber Ensemble. These two mass settings...more

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    Presented by line upon line percussion at Big Medium Gallery, Austin

    February 2 - February 4, 2017

    line upon line percussion will present the second installment of their 2016-2017 season on February 2nd, 3rd, and 4th with a concert of three world premieres. Since 2009, the group has...more

    Spotlight on Southwestern

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra at The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Georgetown

    February 4, 2017

    Each year the ACO travels north to Georgetown to perform in Southwestern University's beautiful Alma Thomas Theater. This season’s concert, Spotlight on Southwestern, is on Saturday,...more

    Chorus Austin presents "Voices of Mercy"

    Presented by Chorus Austin

    February 5, 2017

    Immerse yourself in two masterpieces composed after the First World War - Poulenc's Mass in G and Vaughan Williams' Mass in G Minor with Chorus Austin's Chamber Ensemble. These two...more

    Print Austin at La Peña: Latino Artists in Printmaking

    Presented by La Peña at La Peña, Austin

    January 14 - February 5, 2017

    Join us for the Opening Reception of "Latino Artists in Printmaking" part of Print Austin 2017. January, 14 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm


    Featuring the artwork of Cecilia Sánchez Duarte,...more

    Support Austin Music Plugs Into Austin Music TV at One-2-One

    Presented by Support Austin Music at One 2 One, Austin

    February 10, 2017

    Visit us outside of the One-2-One bar starting at 7:30 PM for information about Austin Music TV, free stuff, and a chance to win a TV.  Appearing at the One-2-One that night is MC...more

    Black Composers Concert

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center

    February 11, 2017

    Celebrating the musical contributions of African American Composers!


    Black Composers Concert

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center

    February 12, 2017

    Celebrating the contributions of African American composers!


    Beerthoven Presents: Ghost in the Machine

    Presented by Beerthoven Concert Series

    February 10 - February 12, 2017

    This February the Austin-based ensemble Hear No Evil will clink mugs with fans of Beerthoven as they push the boundaries of their instruments in this program of classics and moderns; Ghost in the...more

    Guitars Under the Stars: Grisha

    Presented by Austin Classical Guitar

    February 18, 2017

    Guitars Under the Star is our annual gala benefiting ACG Education. With the support of our community, ACG Educaiton has built an entirely new course area in over 50 Austin schools. And we know...more

    Spoken Word Poetry with Ebony Stewart

    Presented by Windsor Park Library and Windsor Park Library at Austin Public Library- Windsor Park Branch, Austin

    February 18, 2017

    Ebony Stewart is a touring performance arts spoken word poet and active artist in the Central Texas slam poetry scene and theater arts community for over ten years.

    She will be performing...more

    Quiet Clubbing A-TX Style @The North Door!

    Presented by Quiet Events at The North Door, Austin

    February 17 - February 18, 2017

    The party keeps getting bigger and better! We’re back at The North Door to transform your weekend to be one you’ll be talking about all week!

    Hundreds of party-goers singing, dancing,...more

    Music Videos

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin

    February 18, 2017

    Images of dreams, dance, and faraway lands energized by foreign rhythms and imaginative colors. Complimentary pre-concert wine reception at 7:00 pm. Focusing on living artists who make an...more

    The Big Easy

    Presented by Austin Samba at Stateside at the Paramount, Austin

    February 17 - February 18, 2017

    Austin Samba, the largest samba percussion and dance group in the United States, will present The Big Easy on Friday and Saturday, February 17 – 18, 2017 at 7 pm at the Stateside Theatre at the...more

    24th Annual FronteraFest

    Presented by FronteraFest at Hyde Park Theatre, Austin

    January 17 - February 18, 2017

    One of the most popular and longest running performance events in the country, FronteraFest returns for its 24th year. A collaboration between Hyde Park Theatre and...more

    Long Center Presents: Once

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    February 18 - February 19, 2017

    Winner of 8 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage,...more

    "The Stars Come Out" - Tito Carrillo, Jazz Trumpet

    Presented by Austin Symphonic Band

    February 19, 2017

    The Austin Symphonic Band presents Tito Carrillo, "first call" jazz trumpet in Chicago and professor of jazz trumpet at the University of Illinois. Carrillo started his trumpet studies at...more

    Performance: line upon line percussion

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    February 24, 2017

    Standing, with limited seating available. Ticketing information to come.

    Austin’s premier new music percussion ensemble, line upon line, performs a concert inspired by Monika...more

    Austin’s Carnaval Brasileiro

    Presented by Carnaval Brasiliero at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    February 25, 2017

    Austin’s Carnaval Brasileiro is busily readying the big, big drums in preparation for the celebration of its 40th Anniversary on February 25, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. at the Palmer Events Center, 900...more

    Long Center Presents: From the Top

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    February 26, 2017

    From the Top is America’s largest national platform dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Through live events, NPR and YouTube...more

    Long Center Presents: Elvis LIVES!

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    March 2, 2017

    Elvis LIVES! is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis’ life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today’s artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all...more

    Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Tango Duo

    Presented by Austin Classical Guitar

    March 4, 2017

    Every time they come to Austin you ask us to bring them back! These guys are so much fun! Be sure to reserve your seats early. 


    The Long Center Presents: Let It Be

    Presented by The Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall, Austin

    March 4, 2017

    “The gig that Liverpool never had is now the gig that Liverpool cannot do without” – Liverpool Sound and Vision

    “Fab for all the family” – The Times of London

    These are...more

    Long Center Presents: Pink Martini

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    March 12, 2017

    “Pink Martini is a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure… if the United Nations had a house band in 1962, hopefully we’d be that band.” – Thomas Lauderdale,...more

    Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    March 12, 2017

    Rock icons Stevie Nicks with Pretenders announced 20 new shows and will make a stop at the Frank Erwin Center on March 12!

    Due to huge ticket demands and stellar reviews for the 24 Karat...more

    Blanton Block Party

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 25, 2017

    Explore the Blanton Museum of Art at a free day-to-night community festival celebrating the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries. The Blanton Block Party is the perfect opportunity to...more

    Long Center Presents: Fela! The Concert

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    March 26, 2017

    Full of energy in constant motion, Fela! The Concert radiates joy and leaves audiences on their feet wanting more. The sensual, eclectic sounds and powerful lyrics of Fela Kuti, the founding...more

    Beautiful: The Carole King Musical 

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    March 21 - March 26, 2017

    Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the...more

    Red Snapper

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin

    April 1, 2017

    Combining poetry and music, song and images, with a playful and brilliant nod to one of the greatest-ever pieces of chamber music. Focusing on living artists who make an incredible impact on the...more

    Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    April 2, 2017

    Panic! At The Disco will embark on the Death Of A Bachelor Tour, a headline U.S. arena run in celebration of the success of their gold-certified fifth studio album “Death Of A Bachelor,”...more

    Long Center Presents: Chris Botti

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    April 19, 2017

    Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD “When I Fall In Love,” Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences...more

    Chorus Austin presents "Esther"

    Presented by Chorus Austin at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Austin

    April 22 - April 23, 2017

    Experience a recently redicovered oratorio by Crstiano Giuseppe Lidarti (1730-1795). Lidarti's opera/oratorio, completed in 1774, tells the story of Queen Esther's rescue of the Jewish people....more

    Beijing Guitar Duo

    Presented by Austin Classical Guitar

    April 29, 2017

    Jaw-dropping precision and virtuosity combine with crystal clarity and maticulous attention to detail, these two young artists amazed and delighted us in their Austin debut, and we can't wait for...more

    The Phantom of the Opera

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    April 19 - April 30, 2017

    Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House,...more

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 40th Anniversary Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 2, 2017

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, one of the most iconic bands in American music history, have announced the first dates of their 40th Anniversary Tour with very special guest Gary Clark...more

    Long Center Presents: Six Guitars

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    May 4 - May 7, 2017

    Six Guitars is a pitch perfect blend of music, comedy, and characters. Chase Padgett delivers a virtuosic performance as he becomes six different guitar players each with their own distinct voice,...more

    Roots & Rhythms Weekly Residency

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    November 4, 2016 - May 19, 2017

    Roots & Rhythms will continue to offer a free, weekly drum program at Houston Elementary in Dove Springs for the 9th consecutive year!! Must be enrolled in the ACE Afterschool program...more

    Chorus Austin presents "Southwest Voices"

    Presented by Chorus Austin at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Austin

    May 20, 2017

    Chorus Austin's Chamber Ensemble's fourth annual crowd-pleasing concert features music of contemporary composers from Austin and neighboring areas. Come hear the winning work from the 4th Annual...more

    Chorus Austin presents "Southwest Voices"

    Presented by Chorus Austin

    May 21, 2017

    Chorus Austin's Chamber Ensemble's fourth annual crowd-pleasing concert featuring music of contemporary composers from Austin and neighboring areas. Come hear the winning work from the 4th Annual...more

    New Kids On The Block The Total Package Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 21, 2017

    NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK announced their 2017 headlining tour alongside Grammy Award-winning tour mates PAULA ABDUL and BOYZ II MEN. A follow-up to 2013’s hugely-successful Package Tour, the aptly...more

    LOVESTREAM

    Presented by special events live at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    June 16 - June 17, 2017

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration and we merged with Solstice Fest—TWO festivals for the price of one! Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will...more

    Threadgill's JATA Brunch

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    October 2, 2016 - September 17, 2017

    JATA (JAzz TAlent of Today and Tomorrow) is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.  Join us to enjoy some...more

    JATA @ Central Market Westgate

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop at Central Market Cafe - Westgate, Austin

    October 23, 2016 - September 24, 2017

    JATA (JAzz TAlent of Today and Tomorrow) is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.   Every fourth Sunday,...more

    East 12th Street, Return and Discover

    Presented by East 12th Street Business Corridor

    Ongoing

    The East 12th Street Business Corridor is hosting a district festival featuring food, family and fun. Come for historic talks, music, arts and crafts and more from 11am to 5pm on Saturday,...more

    POLKAPOCALYPSE!

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum and Texas Folklife at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Third First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome Polka bands--including two Grammy (TM) winners--will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German,...more

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