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    IN REAL LIFE - Valentine's weekend world premiere to celebrate our 35th season

    Presented by Austin Chamber Ensemble

    February 12 - February 13, 2016

    What are you doing Valentine's Weekend? Bring your date (or meet someone at the concert!) to the world premiere of a song cycle about online dating!

    In Real Life will feature Mela Sarajane Dailey, Soprano and Martha M. Ahern, Pianist, presenting a world premiere of commissioned song cycle for soprano and piano by Grammy - ballot composer Robert Paterson and lyricist David ...more


    MetaCartography #3 {an iterative mindmapping installation}

    Presented by dystheatre and The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 13, 2016

    Dearest Participants in Happiness is a Choice!


    Our next public experiment will be Saturday, February 13th...more

    Marc Antoine & Steve Cole

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    February 14, 2016

    Paris-born guitarist, composer, and producer Marc Antoine picked up his first guitar at age 11 and began his formal music studies at the Conservatoire de Paris at age 13. Since then, the...more

    Texas Early Music Project presents

    Presented by Texas Early Music Project at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    February 13 - February 14, 2016

    Texas Early Music Project

    Daniel Johnson, Artistic Director

    presents

    London City Limits: Opera on the Thames

     

    Saturday, February 13, 2016 at...more

    Laugh and Love Weekend at Horseshoe Bay Resort

    Presented by Horseshoe Bay Resort

    February 13 - February 15, 2016

    Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day are the perfect excuse to head to the Texas Hill Country February 13-15 for a three-day weekend sure to be filled with romance and award-winning comedy at...more

    ATX Youth Summit 2016

    Presented by Women in Jazz Association, inc. and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin

    February 15, 2016

    ATX Youth Summit 2016, February 15, 2016 at the Carver Museum, 115 Angelina Street, Austin.  This event is Free for ages 8-18.

    The Women in Jazz Association, Inc. will host the ATX...more

    The Doyle & Debbie Show

    Presented by Ameripolitan Awards Production at Stateside at the Paramount, Austin

    February 14 - February 15, 2016

    Ameripolitan Awards Productions announces the addition of critically acclaimed The Doyle & Debbie Show to the Ameripolitan Music Awards weekend celebration. Created by...more

    3rd Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards

    Presented by Ameripolitan Awards Production at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    February 16, 2016

    The 3rd Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards will be held Tuesday, February 16th, 8:00 pm at the historic Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, Texas with music...more

    George Winston

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    February 17 - February 18, 2016

    George Winston grew up mainly in Montana, and also spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was instrumental rock and instrumental...more

    British Regiments- United States Tour 2016

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    February 18, 2016

    The finest instrumentalists and soloists found in military service today will be on display when British Regiments - United States Tour 2016 featuring the Band of the Royal Marines and the Pipes,...more

    COTFG: Go Organic Orchestra + Reaganometry

    Presented by Church of the Friendly Ghost at The North Door, Austin

    February 19, 2016

    Adam Rudolph will be back in Austin to continue growing the Go Organic Orchestra Austin exploration! In the past 2 years, COTFG has helped...more

    Austin Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists present Les goûts-réünis, pt. 2: Les français

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

    February 20, 2016

    Grace, elegance, and delicacy are just a few hallmarks of the music of the French Baroque. From the court of the Sun King to the salons of Paris, the highly ornamented music of French...more

    BJ Thomas

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    February 21, 2016

    BJ Thomas has one of the most distinctive voices in American music, leading to critical and commercial success including five GRAMMY Awards, Two GMA Dove Awards, 15 platinum and gold records,...more

    Central Texas Dance Halls

    Presented by Austin History Center at Austin History Center, Austin

    February 21, 2016

    Join the Austin History Center and author Stephen Dean for a discussion of his new book, Historic Dance Halls of East Central Texas. Dean will talk about the historic dance halls of Central...more

    Balcones Community Orchestra Concert

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

    February 21, 2016

    The Balcones Community Orchestra presents soloist, Ian Davidson performing Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D Minor, conducted by Dr. Robert Radmer.

    The orchestra will also perform Mozart:...more

    JATA Jazz Brunch

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    February 21, 2016

    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 great...more

    Very Truly Yours, Gilbert & Sullivan

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    February 21, 2016

    The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin Presents Its Mid-Season Special Production. In this comic delight hear classic G&S favorites while discovering delightful particulars about the...more

    Full Moon Satellite Series: The Light

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    February 22, 2016

    Full Moon Satellite Series presents an eclectic night of music with composers ranging from Joseph Haydn to Nick Cave; Frédéric Chopin to Billy Joel.

    You can expect virtuousity &...more

    These Are The Things We Forgot To Mention

    Presented by Nettie Reynolds at The North Door, Austin

    February 23, 2016

    Come hear a cast of storytellers and musicians reading/singing pieces of their lives! 

    Think The Moth, Prairie Home Companion, David Sedaris-esque humor and music all on one stage....more

    Big Daddy Weave, Plumb, and Jordan Feliz

    Presented by Transparent Productions

    February 24, 2016

    Top Christian music touring artist Big Daddy Weave announces the return of their tremendously successful concept event, the Beautiful Offerings Tour 2016, featuring special...more

    2016 Rabble Rouser Round-Up

    Presented by The Texas Observer

    February 25, 2016

    The Rabble Rouser Round-Up is the Texas Observer's longest-standing annual benefit, with all proceeds going to support the Observer's hard-hitting investigative journalism and...more

    David Russell

    Presented by Austin Classical Guitar at 1st Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin

    February 27, 2016

    Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist David Russell is a brilliant artist whose virtuosity is outshined perhaps only by his generosity. Talk with David for just a few minutes about his...more

    Northern Lights

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

    February 27, 2016

    Celebrate music from Sweden, Finland, Estonia, and Latvia as we prepare to head to the Baltics/Scandinavia in the summer of 2016. Works by Tormis, Rautavaara, Miškinis, Pärt, Ešenvalds, and...more

    CARNAVAL AUSTIN

    Presented by Carnaval Brasiliero at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    February 27, 2016

     

    Texas, and all its iconic splendor, will be the focus of 2016‘s Carnaval Brasileiro, one of Austin’s longest running and most spectacular annual traditions. Lauded as the...more

    Northern Lights

    Presented by Chorus Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Celebrate music from Sweden, Finland, Estonia, and Latvia as we prepare to head to the Baltics/Scandinavia in the summer of 2016. Works by Tormis, Rautavaara, Miškinis, Pärt, Ešenvalds,...more

    Black Composers Concert

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center at Carver Museum and Cultural Center, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Free and open to the public

    Program

    Suite for Violin and Piano | William Grant Still (1895-1978)

    African Dancer
    Mother and Child...more

    Jackie Venson Live Recroding @ Strange Brew

    Presented by Jackie Venson

    February 28, 2016

    Austin-based indie/blues guitarist/vocalist, Jackie Venson will be showcasing her "fancy riff work in a showcase of chords that are full of rhythmic creative energy." (IMPOSE Magazine)


    Fab Four

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    February 28, 2016

     

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

    ...more

    No Idea Festival 2016

    Presented by No Idea Festival

    February 25 - February 28, 2016

    13th annual No Idea Festival 2016
    February 25-28, 2016

    Musicians and sound artists from around the world collaborating for 5 days in free improvisation, composition, noise, and sonic...more

    SoundSpace: Music of the 1990s

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

    February 28, 2016

    This iteration of the Blanton’s acclaimed SoundSpace music series draws inspiration from the much-anticipated exhibition, Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s. The program aims to examine parallels...more

    Monolith: Music for Enchanted Rock

    Presented by Montopolis Productions at The North Door, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Justin Sherburn and Montopolis premiere multi media performance “Monolith: Music for Enchanted Rock”

    “Monolith” combines pedal steel, piano, and string trio in a uniquely Texan...more

    Lexus Broadway in Austin Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Texas Performing Arts- Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    February 23 - February 28, 2016

    Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts is proud to announce that the national tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC premiers February 23 – 28, 2016 at Bass Concert...more

    Quiet Clubbing Launch Party In Austin Texas!

    Presented by Quiet Events at The North Door, Austin

    February 27 - February 28, 2016

    We’re excited to bring the Quiet Event phenomenon which has become a fixture of the NYC party scene to the dirrrty South. Join us in making history at The North Door with the ATX’s...more

    LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO AND SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK

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

    March 1, 2016

    The Long Center Presents Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Sweet Honey in the Rock, March 1 in Dell Hall.

    In 2014, Ladysmith Black Mambazo – led by founder and leader JOSEPH SHABALALA –...more

    Solas

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 2, 2016

    In the mid-1990s, Irish-American band Solas (Gaelic for ‘light’) burst onto the Irish traditional music scene, and today its five members continue to define the path for the Celtic...more

    The New Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

    Presented by Epistrophy Arts at The North Door, Austin

    March 2, 2016

    The Legendary Ethnic Heritage Ensemble All Star 2016 Tour comes to Austin in March. Internationally acclaimed percussionist, composer, and band leader Kahil El’Zabar will premier a brand new...more

    Rihanna: ANTI World Tour 2016

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    March 4, 2016

    Global superstar, Grammy Award®-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, Rihanna, announced her ANTI WORLD TOUR, which includes a stop at the Frank Erwin Center on Friday, March 4! The...more

    The Long Center presents Vocalosity

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

    March 4, 2016

    The Long Center presents Vocalosity, March 4 in Dell Hall.

    Vocalosity is the all-new live concert event that celebrates the wonder of the human voice from the creative mind of a...more

    Horner Homage - Symphony Concert

    Presented by Cinematic Symphony at Anderson High School Theatre, Austin

    March 5, 2016

    You are invited to hear Cinematic Symphony lovingly “play” tribute to the Academy Award winning composer James Horner who we lost last summer. Join us on Saturday, March 5, at 7:30pm in...more

    The Beach Boys

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

    March 5, 2016

    The Beach Boys are regarded as the most iconic American band and one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, and widely influential bands of all time, while AllMusic...more

    As You Like It

    Presented by Shrewd Productions at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin

    February 19 - March 6, 2016

    This gender-bending, female-dominated and music-infused take on Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy is directed by Lily Wolff with text direction by Robert Matney, assistant...more

    Altan

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 8, 2016

    In the last three decades, no traditional Irish band has had a wider impact on audiences and music lovers throughout the world thanAltan. They have moved audiences from Donegal to Tokyo to Seattle...more

    Madeleine Peyroux

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 10, 2016

     

    TICKET PRICES -
    Prime: $75
    House: $60
    Side: $35

    ...more

    Star Party

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    March 10 - March 12, 2016


    Three nights of epic journey to the stars
    an emersion of live music, video, and dada epiphanies
     


    This Will Be! An Unforgettable Tribute to Great Divas

    Presented by Women in Jazz Association, inc. and One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 13, 2016

    The Women in Jazz Association, Inc. takes time out to remember two legendary vocalists of jazz and R&B -- Natalie Cole and Phyllis Hyman.  This will Be!...an evening filled with soft...more

    Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 18, 2016

    Universally regarded as one of rock and roll's finest and most versatile entertainers, Peter Noone is a multi-talented entertainer, who has been delighting audiences nearly all his life....more

    Shen Yun

    Presented by Southern USA Falun Dafa Association at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    March 21 - March 22, 2016

    Enter a Divine Land

    There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendor, as if all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel...more

    FlamencoAustin with Vicente Amigo

    Presented by Austin Classical Guitar

    March 23, 2016

    Vicente Amigo is one of the most famous flamenco guitarists of all time. He has been one of FlamencoAustin’s most-requested artists, and his troupe’s appearance in Austin will be epic. See you...more

    Vicente Amigo: March 23, 2016

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

    March 23, 2016

    The Long Center and Austin Classical Guitar present Vicente Amigo, March 23rd in Dell Hall.

    Vicente Amigo is one of the most famous flamenco guitarists of all time. Austin Classical...more

    Lecture with Austin Symphony Music Director Peter Bay

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    March 24, 2016

    Austin Symphony Music Director Peter Bay explores the connections between Shakespeare and classical music and looks at different interpretations of Romeo and Juliet, including works by...more

    Spyro Gyra

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 25, 2016

     

    TICKET PRICES -
    Prime: $70
    House: $55
    Side: $30

    ...more

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