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    Southwest Voices

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

    April 30, 2016

    Our third annual concert featuring music from contemporary composers in Austin and neighboring regions has quickly become a beloved addition to our season. The winner of our Young Composers Competition will be announced and the work premiered at this not to be missed event.

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    Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

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

    April 23 - May 1, 2016

    Austin Opera culminates its 2015-16 Season with one of Gioachino Rossini’s perennial favorite, The Barber of Seville, foundational support provided by the Georgia B. Lucas...more

    Southwest Voices

    Presented by Chorus Austin

    May 1, 2016

    Our third annual concert featuring music from contemporary composers in Austin and neighboring regions has quickly become a beloved addition to our season. The winner of our Young Composers...more

    A Marvelous Party: a night with Sinatra

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company

    May 1, 2016

    In honor of Ol’ Blue Eyes’ 100th birthday, A Marvelous Party is going Sinatra! A live jazz trio provides ample swing while a full cast of crooners takes you back to the music that made the...more

    Capital City Men's Chorus present their Spring Concert: Pride! Unity! Love!

    Presented by Capital City Men's Chorus at McCallum High School Fine Arts Center, Austin

    May 1, 2016

    THE CAPITAL CITY MEN’S CHORUS presents Pride! Unity! Love!”

    Please join the men of the Capital City Men's Chorus, as we present our season 27 Spring concert: Pride! Unity!...more

    SAROD MAESTRO AMJAD ALI KHAN CONCERT

    Presented by India Fine Arts, Inc

    May 1, 2016

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    Ukulele Joy! Featuring the Austin Ukestra !

    Presented by edUKEcation.org and LuckyChaos Asian American Theater at Threadgill's World Headquarters - South Austin , Austin

    May 1, 2016

    It doesn’t get more Austin than this!  An outdoor event at an iconic Austin spot!  An event for all ages, enjoy the wide range of ukulele sounds from the Austin Ukestra, instructor...more

    Regal Women

    Presented by SoCo Women's Chorus at Stateside at the Paramount, Austin

    April 30 - May 1, 2016


    We are queenly…..we are royal….we are strong.  We are Regal. But Regal Women are not just adorned in jewels and velvet and gold ~ a true Regal Woman is an explorer, a teacher, a...more

    18th Annual Dragon Boat Festival and 2nd Annual Dumpling Festival

    Presented by Asian American Community Partnership and Asian American Cultural Center at Festival Beach, Austin

    May 1, 2016

    The 18th Annual Dragon Boat Festival and 2nd Annual Dumpling Festival is a tradition from China and has become an Austin tradition in the past 17 years.   There will be dragon boat races...more

    Real World Music Negotiating: "Mastering the Devil in the Details"

    Presented by Weget Networking Austin

    May 3, 2016

    Real World Music Negotiating:
    Red Flags, Deal Makers & Deal Breakers
    "Mastering the devil in the details"


    Would you know a good deal if you saw it? Watch as industry...more

    Kris Allen

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    May 5, 2016

     

    TICKET PRICES -
    Prime: $60
    House: $45
    Side: $20

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    South Congress Hotel Open House - Cinco De Mayo

    Presented by South Congress Hotel

    May 5, 2016

    We have an extra reason to celebrate this month’s First Thursday: it’s Cinco de Mayo! Join us at South Congress Hotel for $6 margaritas, live music from El Tule in the Courtyard, festive...more

    Spring 2016 - Que viva España!

    Presented by Austin Civic Wind Ensemble at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    May 6, 2016

    Que viva España! Our spring concert series starts at the Daugherty Arts Center on Friday, May 6th, at 7:30pm Our Spring, 2016 concerts invoke a Spanish theme and feature the Symphony No. 3...more

    First Friday Heritage Music Series

    Presented by Pioneer Farms at Pioneer Farms, Austin

    May 6, 2016

    Kick off Pioneer Farms First Friday Heritage Music series on Friday, May 6, 8p-11p. The Swingsters usher in this exciting new event with music from the 1940's-1950's, to have you toe-tapping and...more

    kidsActing Studio presents Cinderella; A Benefit Ball

    Presented by kidsActing Foundation and kidsActing Studio at Center Stage Texas, Austin

    May 6, 2016

    kidsActing Studio presents Cinderella : A Benefit Ball for kidsActing Foundation!! on May 6th, 2016 @ 6:30pm

    All tickets sales for this one night showing will go towards kidsActing...more

    Big Squeeze 10th Anniversary Extravaganza Concert

    Presented by Texas Folklife at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    May 7, 2016

    Show will Celebrate theTenth Anniversary of Texas Folklife’s Big Squeeze Program and Showcase past winners of the Statewide Accordion Contest 

    Show details including final...more

    Violet Crown Festival

    Presented by Violet Crown Community Works

    May 7, 2016

    Art, Music and More on Tap at Violet Crown Spring Festival!

    Art, music, food and lots of free kids’ activities? Violet Crown Spring Festival has it all! Mark your calendars for Saturday,...more

    Derby in the City Music Festival

    Presented by Shoal Creek Entertainment Group, LLC

    May 7, 2016

    Find your way out to the Austin American Statesman on Saturday, May 7th for the second annual Derby in the City Music Festival! Take in "the most exciting two minutes in sports" on...more

    Una Noche Caliente

    Presented by Salon Concerts at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    May 7, 2016

    Salon Concerts presents Una Noche Caliente from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Saturday May 7, 2016 at the Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Avenue (78701). The evening of music by Latin and Spanish...more

    Austin Chinese Choir 2016 Concert

    Presented by Austin Chinese Choir at Hope Presbyterian Church, Austin

    May 7, 2016

    Three years after it's last critically acclaimed concert, Austin Chinese Choir again continues it's tradition of pursuing musical perfection and brings audiences a feast of choral delicacies in...more

    Pentatonix World Tour 2016

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center

    May 8, 2016

    Grammy Award winners Pentatonix announced today the first tour dates for their 2016 World Tour, including a stop at The Theatre at the Frank Erwin Center on Sunday, May 8! Special guests Us The...more

    Texas Early Music Project presents

    Presented by Texas Early Music Project at University Presbyterian Church, Austin

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    Texas Early Music Project

    Daniel Johnson, Director

    presents

    “Paris City Limits: Chansons, Dances, and The Birds”

     

    Saturday, May 7,...more

    The Cure 2016

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 13, 2016

    The Cure will be playing 27 shows in 22 North America cities next spring, including a stop at
    the Frank Erwin Center on Friday, May 13. The 2016 run will be their first major tour of the...more

    The French Connection

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra

    May 14, 2016

    The ACO will perform a program featuring the music of French composers in the beautiful, new Austin ISD Performing Arts Center. 

    The concert will open with Gabriel...more

    Danny Elfmania!

    Presented by Cinematic Symphony at Bethany Lutheran Church - TX, Austin

    May 14, 2016

    Danny Elfmania! The long-anticipated concert is happening on Saturday, May 14. You are invited to join the mayhem as Cinematic Symphony performs your favorite Danny Elfman pieces....more

    Music of Abba (Arrival From Sweden)

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    May 15, 2016

    ABBA is Sweden’s biggest music export ever, with almost 400 million records sold - and one of the greatest pop groups of all time, only compared with Elvis and the Beatles....more

    Reich

    Presented by line upon line percussion at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    May 14 - May 15, 2016

    The first installment of a 2-weekend, mini-festival celebrating the 80th birthday of one of America’s greatest musical minds, Steve Reich. 

    Steve Reich has been called "our...more

    ICMCA presents USTAD ZAKIR HUSSAIN , Vocal Superstar - HARIHARAN and ensemble in HAZIR

    Presented by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA) at Riverbend Centre, Austin

    May 15, 2016

    ICMCA IS HONORED TO PRESENT TABLA LEGEND - USTAD ZAKIR HUSSAIN, VOCAL SUPERSTAR - HARIHARAN  AND ENSEMBLE IN
    HAZIR

    The Legends, multiple Grammy award winner and...more

    Art Overcomes!

    Presented by Issue TV

    May 15, 2016

    Part of the West Austin Studio Tour, this fabulous event benefitting a community radio station for public health in Africa will feature music fromThe Djembabes, Guy...more

    Bob Schneider & Mitch Watkins

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    May 20, 2016

     

    TICKET PRICES -
    Prime: $65
    House: $50
    Side: $25

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    Cabaret Night With Liz Cass

    Presented by A Room With a Few

    May 20, 2016

    Join Liz Cass, mezzo soprano, and Graham Yates, piano, for a witty program of cabaret songs sung in English. The setting is a Westlake living room overlooking Town Lake and downtown, with only a...more

    Justin Moore

    Presented by Statesman Skyline Theater

    May 20, 2016

    Skyline Theater Presents Justin Moore with special guest David Nail, May 20, 2016.

    Arkansas native and 2014 ACM New Artist of the Year Justin Moore recently released his newest single,...more

    More or Less

    Presented by Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company (KDH) and line upon line percussion at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    May 19 - May 21, 2016

    More or Less

    Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company premieres “More or Less,” an evening-length dance and music event with new choreography by Kathy Dunn Hamrick and a live...more

    The 2016 Blue Velvet Bash

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center and Blue Lapis Light

    May 22, 2016

    Join us for a night where music and magic meet!

    Enjoy signature cocktails, savory dining, and a daring collaboration featuring Artistic Director Michelle Schumann and aerial...more

    Spring Band Fiesta - Que viva España!

    Presented by Austin Civic Wind Ensemble and Waterloo Wind Band at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    May 22, 2016

    The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble teams up with community concert bands, instrumental ensembles, and dancers to provide a day-long musical experience. Scheduled to perform are the following...more

    Afterschool Steelband Classes

    Presented by Austin Community Steelband

    October 1, 2015 - May 26, 2016

    Afterschool Steelband Classes
    Ages 7 years - 17 years
    4:00p - 5:30p  Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Learn to play Steelpan and perform, solo...more

    Janet Jackson UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 26, 2016

    The third leg of Janet Jackson's UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR will kick off on May 19 and visit 22 cities including a stop at the Frank Erwin Center on May 26! All dates on the tour are being produced...more

    Adult Steelpan Classes

    Presented by Austin Community Steelband

    October 1, 2015 - May 26, 2016

    Adult Steelband Classes
    18 yrs and up
    7:00p Thursdays
    Learn to play Steelpan and perform, solo and within Steelband
    All steelpan instruments and...more

    BWB (Rich Braun, Kirk Whalum, & Norman Brown)

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    May 27, 2016

     

    TICKET PRICES -
    Prime: $95
    House: $80
    Side: $55

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    Past, Present, and Future

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

    May 28, 2016

    Join Chorus Austin in the Finale concert of our 50th anniversary celebration. We will present Choral Masterpieces from luminaries such as Mozart, Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Beethoven, to name but a...more

    Opening Gala Celebration

    Presented by Austin Piano Festival at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin

    May 28, 2016

    Imagine a fun filled evening of both serious and casual music making with some of the best musicians in the Austin area! Our Opening Gala is part recital, part soiree, with solo and duet...more

    Lago Fest

    Presented by City of Lago Vista

    May 28, 2016

    This a family-friendly festival along the north shores of Lake Travis in the beautiful Bar K Park of Lago Vista.  There will be food, drinks, shopping, water activities and of course live...more

    COTFG: Benton Roark+Jeanne Stern, Jesse Beaman(My Empty Phantom), Dimmer Twins

    Presented by Church of the Friendly Ghost at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    May 27 - May 28, 2016

    Friday, May 27th at SVT
    10:00 Benton Roark/Arkora: Songs from the Rainshadow's Edge
    10:45 Dimmer Twins

    Saturday, May 28th at SVT
    10:00pm Jesse Beaman of My Empty...more

    Past, Present, and Future

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

    May 29, 2016

    Join Chorus Austin in the Finale concert of our 50th anniversary celebration. We will present Choral Masterpieces from luminaries such as Mozart, Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Beethoven, to name but a...more

    Music In Medicine outreach performance

    Presented by Classical Guitar Alive

    October 18, 2015 - May 29, 2016

    CGA’s Music in Medicine community outreach program

    Classical Guitar Alive presents its Music in Medicine community program at Hospice Austin’s Christopher House, located at 2820 East...more

    Karolina Syrovatkova and Johan Botes in Concert

    Presented by Austin Piano Festival at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall, Austin

    May 29, 2016

    Join internationally acclaimed pianists Karolina Syrovatkova and Johan Botes in this exciting recital of solo and four-hand piano music. Program includes works by Schubert, Schumann, and...more

    Austin Baroque Orchestra & Chorus present "Magnificent, Miraculous, Magical Mozart!"

    Presented by Austin Baroque Orchestra at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    May 28 - May 29, 2016

    We close our fifth season with a celebration of the wunderkind of Salzburg! Mozart’s music continues to astound with its sublime beauty, grace, and balance, even more than two...more

    AFM/Symphony Square Presents: Planet K Free Concert Series 2016

    Presented by Austin Federation of Musicians Local 433 at Symphony Square, Austin

    May 1 - May 29, 2016

    Come join the Austin Federation of Musicians and Symphony Square for Sunday evenings filled with live, local music. This is the AFM's 6th Annual Concert Series. 

    Free to the public,...more

    Two Piano Recital

    Presented by Austin Piano Festival at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall, Austin

    June 3, 2016

    Luminary pianists including Spencer Meyer, Rick Rowley, Christopher Guzman and Johan Botes team up to perform masterpieces of the two piano literature. This program features the rarely heard...more

    Lunchtime Music @ Rad Radam Food Court

    Presented by EarthCultureDancer and Mexic-Arte Museum

    April 1 - June 3, 2016

    Original music thru Daniel Llanes, lunchtimes, noon - 2pm, Mondays & Fridays @ Rad Radam Food Court, 603 Rad Radam Ln,  off S. 1st just south of Ben White


    DOWNTOWN STREET FAIR - Buskers on Congress Street

    Presented by Austin Busker Project and Downtown Austin Alliance at Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Austin

    April 1 - June 3, 2016

    Join the Austin Busker Project and the Downtown Austin Alliance every Friday starting April 1 through June 3 for a festival including food vendors, retailers, entertainers, artists and more! The...more

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