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    Miro Quartet playing music by Ludwig van Beethoven

    Presented by Salon Concerts at Various Locations

    March 2, 2015

    Salon Concerts presents the Miro Quartet playing music by Ludwig van Beethoven:
    String Quartet, Op. 74 “Harp” and String Quartet, Op. 95 “Serioso”

    Concerts, held in private homes in Austin, are followed by lavish hors d'oeuvres and wine. More information about this concert and subsequent concerts can be found at: http://www.salonconcerts.org.
     

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    The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

    Presented by Strange Brew LLC

    March 7, 2015

    The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (Sinatra's 100th) 

    See The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, up close and personal at Strange Brew, Lounge Side, winner of 5 Austin Music...more

    Chorus Austin presents Palestrina to Pärt

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

    March 7, 2015

    Cover nearly 500 years of musical history in one evening; from early Renaissance to modern master, this concert has it all. Chorus Austin Chamber Ensemble will present Arvo Pärt's...more

    Peace-N-Rhythm Festival 2015/Blessings For Africa

    Presented by Cosmic Intuition Productions and Austin Creative Alliance

    March 7, 2015

    Cosmic Intuition Productions presents Peace-N-Rhythm Festival 2015 Saturday March 7, 2015.  This event will take place at The Family Life Center 1300...more

    KUTX: MAVIS STAPLES with Hurray for the Riff Raff

    Presented by Paramount Theatre and KUTX 98.9 at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    March 7, 2015

    Mavis Staples provided the soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement with her family band, the Staples Singers. In the early 1970s, Stax hits like "I'll Take You There" and...more

    Ladies Who Lunch

    Presented by Austin Chamber Ensemble at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    March 6 - March 7, 2015

    Austin Chamber Ensemble Artists Claire Vangelisti & June Julian, sopranos; Katherine Altobello, mezzo-soprano; Jeffrey Jones - Ragona, tenor; Martha M. Ahern and Richard Seiler, pianists; and...more

    Star Trek! Symphony Concert

    Presented by Cinematic Symphony

    March 7, 2015

    Cinematic Symphony boldly goes (musically) where no man has gone before—performing all your favorite Star Trek music, including “Wrath of Khan,” “Into Darkness,”...more

    Indie Orchestra Night

    Presented by Texas Choral Consort

    March 7, 2015

    Texas Choral Consort joins forces with indie music artists Jonathan Meiburg, Dana Falconberry, Zeale, and The Rocketboys for an evening of choral-orchestral-indie rock collaborations. Also...more

    KMFA 89.5 broadcast of Beijing Guitar Duo

    Presented by KMFA 89.5 and Austin Classical Guitar

    March 7, 2015

    KMFA 89.5 presents a live broadcast of Beijing Guitar Duo. Fabulous artistry, enthralling precision, gorgeous interpretation – legend has it that the Beijing Guitar Duo plays so...more

    Chorus Austin presents Palestrina to Pärt

    Presented by Chorus Austin

    March 8, 2015

    Cover nearly 500 years of musical history in one evening; from early Renaissance to modern master, this concert has it all. Chorus Austin Chamber Ensemble will present Arvo Pärt's...more

    Pythia Dust: A Musical Interstellar Voyage

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    February 21 - March 8, 2015

    Preview on February 20.
    February 22 sold out to OUTsider Festival!

    Advanced Reservations Recommended.
    Limited seating.
    2-for-1 admission Thursday and Sunday with donation...more

    The 15th Russian Spring Fest

    Presented by Russian Speakers Society of Austin, TX and Musical Connections

    March 8, 2015

    The 15th Russian Spring Fest presents Via Romen and Flying Balalaika Brothers Sunday, March 8, at 4 PM. Via Romen will perform as a Trio of virtuoso musicians. Previously collaborated with Madonna...more

    The Return of Draw Egan: An Ennio Morricone Tribute

    Presented by Montopolis Productions at The North Door, Austin

    March 1 - March 8, 2015

     After selling out the North Door in November with "Yakona", Okkervil River keyboardist Justin Sherburn and his group Montopolis are back again with a new show, "The Return of...more

    Listening Garden III - A Pre-SXSW Alt-Classical Showcase

    Presented by One Ounce Opera

    March 8, 2015

    In the unique and intimate spaces of the Clayworks Studio/Gallery and Garden, One Ounce Singers will share a curated alt-classical showcase with our friends and collaborators, collectively...more

    DJ MadCoins (no cover)

    Presented by Vulcan Gas Company at Vulcan Gas Company, Austin

    March 7 - March 8, 2015

    Since the 90s DJ MadCoins has lived in London, Madison & Milwaukee, WI and Austin, TX while deejaying multiple clubs and more than 400 individual events including SXSW, ESPN’s X-Games, The Honda...more

    Infinity + Infinity

    Presented by PsiPlay

    March 5 - March 8, 2015

    Come out March 5th, 6th 7th and 8th to the Museum of Human Achievement to for Infinity + Infinity -- new interactive performance/installation/party thrown by Elizabeth McQueen, her new band EMQ...more

    Cindy Cashdollar, Geoff Muldaur & Jim Kweskin

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

    March 11, 2015

    Cindy Cashdollar is fast becoming one of the foremost Steel and Dobro players in the country today. As a former member of the Grammy-winning western swing band Asleep At The Wheel, she played road...more

    Round Top Festival Institute

    Presented by Round Top Festival Institute at Festival Concert Hall at Round Top, Round Top

    March 14, 2015

    James Dick, concert pianist. Menotti, Beethoven, Poulenc, Ginastera. 


    St. Patrick's Day Austin 2015

    Presented by Celtic Cultural Center of Texas at Shoal Crossing, Austin

    March 17, 2015

    Saint Patrick's Day Austin Spotlights Irish Traditions And Culture

    The Celtic Cultural Center of TX presents St. Patrick's Day Austin,Tuesday, March 17, at the Shoal Crossing Event...more

    Wyland @ The Blind Pig

    Presented by Effective Immediately PR

    March 19, 2015

    New Jersey based indie-rock band, Wyland, will be playing at The Blind Pig Pub on 3/19 at 7 pm. In 2013, singer-songwriter, Ryan Sloan (lead vocal and guitar) and Pablo Techera (pianist), who knew...more

    The Righteous Brothers' Bill Medley

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 20, 2015

    This GRAMMY Award winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has had a life and then some. After achieving Top 10 hits in four consecutive decades, his music featured in over 30 major motion films, and...more

    CelloBop Comes to the Cibolo

    Presented by Cibolo Nature Center & Farm

    March 21, 2015

    Internationally renowned electric cello player Gideon Freudmann will bring his eclectic “CelloBop” sound to the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm in the Texas Hill Country town of Boerne...more

    Liquid Land // Land of Fire Exhition of Photography by Rena Effendi

    Presented by La Peña at La Peña, Austin

    February 27 - March 22, 2015

    Liquid Land//Land of Fire is a collection of personal images from internationally acclaimed photographer Rena Effendi revealing the struggles and resilience of the people living within the...more

    Chaparral Eurythmy

    Presented by Chaparral Eurythmy at Central Presbyterian Church, Austin

    March 26, 2015

    Music by J. S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Paul Hindemith, Claude Debussy, Toru Takemitsu with the beautiful movement art of eurythmy.  Eurythmists Barbara Bresette-Mills, Beth Usher, Flute -...more

    JERRY JEFF WALKER 2015 Texas Bash

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    March 28, 2015

    There's no better Austin tradition than Jerry Jeff's annual Texas Bash at the Paramount Theatre. The celebration began over 20 years ago, and Jerry Jeff's fans - the Tried & True...more

    Jeff Lofton's 1950's Miles Davis Tribute

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 28, 2015

    ‘Listen up Miles Davis fans...’ (Austin American-Statesman) and ‘... channels Miles Davis...’ (Daily Texan) were some of the early reviews when jazz trumpeter, composer and...more

    The Beerthoven Concert Series

    Presented by Austin Saengerrunde

    March 28, 2015

    Saturday, March 28th at 2:30pm, the Beerthoven Concert Series at the Austin Saengerrunde will be presenting a joint concert featuring Schubert’s German Mass. In addition, chamber...more

    Pearl Amster Youth Concerto Festival

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra at Anderson High School Theatre, Austin

    March 28, 2015

    The Orchestra presents three of Austin's finest youth performers in the 29th Pearl Amster Youth Concert Festival. These competition winners will amaze you with playing that is well beyond...more

    Kurt Elling & Nicole Henry

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    April 3, 2015

    Nicole Henry’s passionate, soulful voice and heart-felt charisma has earned her a 2013 Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance,” three Top-10 U.S. Billboard and...more

    Round Top Festival Institute

    Presented by Round Top Festival Institute at Festival Concert Hall at Round Top, Round Top

    April 3, 2015

    Ray Wylie Hubbard will perform his very popular country-blues music on the Festival Concert Hall Stage. 


    Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life Performance

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    April 4, 2015

    Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder announced today an extended run of dates for his SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE tour due to popular demand. Wonder will...more

    SMOKEY ROBINSON

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    April 8, 2015

    There are only a handful of singers working today who have made such a profound impact on American popular music as Smokey Robinson. With his own hits ("You Really Got A Hold On Me,"...more

    Marshall Tucker Band

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    April 10, 2015

    Borrowing the name 'Marshall Tucker' from a piano tuner whose name was found on a key ring in their old rehearsal space, the Marshal Tucker Band celebrates 40 years performing its...more

    AIMEE MANN & BILLY COLLINS

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    April 10, 2015

    Both have headlined the Paramount on their own, but now they return together for an evening of acoustic music and spoken word. Seminal alternative rocker Mann, and former U.S. poet laureate...more

    Round Top Festival Institute

    Presented by Round Top Festival Institute at Festival Concert Hall at Round Top, Round Top

    April 11, 2015

    TAMU Wind Symphony and Singing Cadets from A&M University. 


    SOUTHERN TROUBADOURS IN THE ROUND with JOE ELY, RUTHIE FOSTER & PAUL THORN

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    April 11, 2015

    Collectively, their influences range across gospel, blues, country, rock, roots, and soul. Individually, each is a poet armed with a guitar and sweet melodies. We are lucky to count Joe Ely as a...more

    Wine and Art Weekend

    Presented by San Marcos Main Street Program at Downtown San Marcos, San Marcos

    April 10 - April 12, 2015

    The San Marcos Main Street Program, Art Squared and the San Marcos Arts Advocates will host Wine and Art Weekend on Friday, April 10, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 11, from 3 p.m. to 6...more

    LILA DOWNS

    Presented by Paramount Theatre and Long Center for the Preforming Arts at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    April 12, 2015

    For over a decade, Lila Downs has traversed the planet, bringing her dramatic and highly unique reinvention of traditional Mexican music and original compositions fused with blues, jazz, soul, and...more

    ALTAR VI: Shapes (and Other Shapes)

    Presented by The Museum of Human Achievement

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

    In the first phase of trance an altered state of consciousness would come about. People would experience geometric shapes commonly known as entoptic phenomena. These would include zigzags,...more

    Branford Marsalis

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    April 17, 2015

    NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award®?winning saxophonist and Tony Award® nominee Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Leader of one of the finest...more

    Chorus Austin presents Sacred Classics

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

    April 17, 2015

    The Ensembles of Chorus Austin join together to present two choral classics.  Gather to hear nearly 200 voices perform Mozart's last composition - 'Requiem' and Handel's...more

    Boston Brass And All That Jazz

    Presented by Austin Symphonic Band

    April 18, 2015

    For 27 years, the world-famous Boston Brass has treated audiences to a unique brand of entertainment that captivates all ages. This night they share the stage with Austin's own Austin Symphonic...more

    Chorus Austin presents Sacred Classics

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

    April 19, 2015

    Chorus Austin ensembles perform beloved Sacred Classics. Gather to hear nearly 200 voices perform Mozart's last composition, 'Requiem' and our Chamber Ensemble the virtuosic 'Dixit...more

    Cafe Society celebrates Billie Holiday

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    April 19, 2015

    Pamela Hart headlines the Women in Jazz Concert Series’ Billie Holiday 100th Birthday Celebration. Hart takes listeners back to ‘30s and ‘40s Café Society (the...more

    Friday Night Gong Concert

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    April 24, 2015

    Experience the unique sounds of an array of gongs played in concert by expert Kundalini Yoga teachers. We will start with an introduction to the sounds of the different gongs and the...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall, Austin

    April 25, 2015

    The ultimate ladies’ man seduces the wrong woman, and her father returns from the grave to bring Giovanni to his destiny. Morgan Smith, a seasoned Giovanni, takes the stage in this fiery...more

    Song to the Moon

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

    April 25, 2015

    Featuring Mela Dailey, soprano, Charles Wethebee, violin, Korine Fujiwara, viola, Gregory Sauer, cello, and Michelle Schumann, piano

    Program

    “Song to the Moon” from...more

    21st annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival

    Presented by Roadway Productions

    April 25, 2015

    If you want love Louisiana this is the event for you. We feature 8 Louisiana bands featuring Funk, Brass, Zydeco, Cajun, Blues music. In addition we bring in some amazing food vendors who selling...more

    2015 Sunset Valley ArtFest

    Presented by Sunset Valley Arts Commission

    April 25, 2015

    The Sunset Valley ArtFest is a free admission outdoor event that hosts many artists from the area, displaying varying forms of art, woodworking, oil paints, and jewelry. The festival also has live...more

    The Big Squeeze Finals

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

    April 25, 2015

    Texas Folklife and the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April...more

    How to Play the Gong: A Weekend Training in Fundamentals and Skill Development

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    In this training, you will learn how to play the gong and explore its uses in meditation, therapy and relaxation. We'll have several gongs to choose from and everyone will have an opportunity...more

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