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    A Night at the Café Society: Celebrating 100 Years of Billie Holiday

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

    April 19, 2015

    Women in Jazz gives tribute to the great performers of the New York City nightclub Café Society (“the wrong place for the Right people”) 1939-1948 as they celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary Billie Holiday. Many great jazz artists performed at Cafe Society, New York's first integrated night club, including Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn, Big Joe Turner, Lester ...more


    UNIQUE RAGA RENDEZVOUS

    Presented by India Fine Arts, Inc at Jones Auditorium, St Edwards University, Austin

    April 18, 2015

    VAYU VANDANAM
    SANGAMAM OF VENU (SOUTH INDIAN FLUTE) & BANSURI (NORTH INDIAN FLUTE)

    ...more

    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: A Tribute to Mexican Women

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    April 18, 2015

    The festivities begin a 3 PM with poetry readings by the following Canto Mundo poets: Liliana Valenzuela, Ire’ne Lara Silva, Brenda Nettles Riojas, Octavio Quintanilla and José...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

    Neil Diamond

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    April 19, 2015

    Neil Diamond, iconic Grammy Award®-winning rock and pop singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, will embark on his highly anticipated NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015 and will make a...more

    Texas Artist Series: James Dick

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

    April 21, 2015

    The Museum is pleased to once again welcome James Dick, world-renowned concert pianist, for an evening performance in the Museum's Grand Lobby. Dick has performed in venues across the globe...more

    Special concert with Wartburg College Wind Ensemble

    Presented by Austin Civic Wind Ensemble at Bethany Lutheran Church - TX, Austin

    April 21, 2015

    The Wartburg College Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Craig Hancock will present their 2015 Domestic Tour program at Bethany Lutheran Church in Austin, TX. The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble...more

    18th Annual Inside Out Steelband Festival

    Presented by Inside Out Steelband at One World Theatre, Austin

    April 21, 2015

    Inside Out presents the 18th Annual Inside Out Steelband Festival, Tuesday April 21, 7PM, at the One World Theatre, Austin, TX. Over seventy student steel pan musicians from Bowie High School and...more

    Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate

    Presented by Flamingo Cantina at Flamingo Cantina , Austin

    April 21, 2015

    The collaboration between a rapper/beatboxer/singer-songwriter from Syracuse, NY and an electrifying African kora sensation from Guinea blends hip-hop, funk, and soulful, accessible rock with...more

    Blockhead with Mono/Poly

    Presented by Empire Control Room & Garage

    April 23, 2015

    Tony Simon, aka Blockhead, has been making and releasing utterly distinctive, funky and emotive music for the last two decades. He is returning to Empire - this time in the Garage - on 4/23!


    Beats Delicious Presents Future Thieves

    Presented by Beats Delicious

    April 23, 2015

    Join us for our April show featuring...

    Future Thieves

    Nashville's up-and-coming American rock band! 

    &

    Simply Delicious - Custom Cakes and...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

    Ray Benson and MilkDrive at The Reserve

    Presented by Spicewood Arts Society

    April 24, 2015

    Spicewood Arts Society and The Reserve at Lake Travis join together to present in concert the legendary Ray Benson and MilkDrive, an Austin based band known for its progressive blend of blue...more

    RAJAMANI - TEXAS GYPSY FIRE - FEATURING JOEL GUZMAN

    Presented by Rajamani productions at Cactus Cafe, Austin

    April 24, 2015

    RAJAMANI - TEXAS GYPSY FIRE - FEATURING GRAMMY ARTIST JOEL GUZMAN

    Oliver Rajamani represents the multicultural musical landscape of modern Texas.

    Critics distinguish Rajamani for...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

    1001 Nights

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    April 25, 2015

    One Thousand and One Arabian Nights themed party with 
    Saadi Monwar on Keyboard playing exciting Arabic dance music accompanied by beautiful Belly Dancers
    Laurice from Lebanon,...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

    An Indian Classical Santoor Recital by Rahul Sharma

    Presented by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA) at Austin Waldorf School, Austin

    April 25, 2015

    RAHUL SHARMA (SANTOOR)

    Young, dynamic & a much sought-after concert artiste, Rahul Sharma is the son of Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. With his illustrious father as his...more

    11th Annual Lonestar Crawfish Festival, Big Head Todd and the Monsters

    Presented by The Busby Foundation at Stubb's Restaurant and Waller Creek Amphitheatre, Austin

    April 25, 2015

    The Busby Foundation is thrilled to present Big Head Todd & The Monsters at the 11th Annual Lonestar Crawfish Festival. Known for hit singles like Bittersweet, Broken Hearted Savior and...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

    Billy McLaughlin, Rhett Butler & Friends

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    April 26, 2015

    Billy McLaughlin is recognized internationally as a world-class guitarist, Emmy Award winning composer and inspirational keynote speaker who has appeared on Billboard’s Top-Ten Chart....more

    Texas Community Music Festival Closing

    Presented by Austin Civic Wind Ensemble at Central Market Cafe - Central, Austin

    April 26, 2015

    The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble closes this year's Texas Community Music Festival with a concert band sendoff!


    A'lante Flamenco presents

    Presented by A'lante Flamenco Dance Ensemble at The Off Center, Austin

    April 17 - April 26, 2015

    A'lante Flamenco, named "Austin's Best Dance Ensemble," takes a very personal look at immigration and gentrification in this intimate and theatrical flamenco experience. Skirts...more

    Salvador Dali's Naked Feast

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The performance is “museum style”. Audience may come and go anytime from 8-10pm during the Naked Feast.

    Mature Audiences only—because, duh---NAKED...more

    The Who Hits 50! 50th Anniversary Tour with special guest Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    April 27, 2015

    THE WHO, one of rock’s most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they bring their “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour to the Frank Erwin Center on April 27....more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

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

    April 30, 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

    Infinity + Infinity

    Presented by PsiPlay

    April 30 - May 1, 2015

    Come out April 30th and May 1st to the Museum of Human Achievement to for Infinity + Infinity -- new interactive performance/installation/party thrown by Elizabeth McQueen, her new band EMQ with...more

    10th Anniversary Symphony Concert

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

    May 1, 2015

    Cinematic Symphony celebrates a decade of performing the great music of movies, television, and video games with our 10th anniversary concert.  Join us on Friday, May 1, at...more

    Concert in the Park

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    May 1, 2015

    DATE: May 1, 2015 & October 2, 2015

    LOCATION: Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd, Cedar Park

    TIME: 7 pm - 10 pm...more

    iHeartRadio Country Festival

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 2, 2015

    The 2015 iHeartRadio Country Festival will bring  together Country music's biggest superstars all on one stage at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas on Saturday, May 2. This...more

    Tapestry Singers Present Defying Gravity

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

    May 2, 2015

    The women of Tapestry Singers present Defying Gravity, a concert exploring our dreams of taking flight. Featuring folk songs, pop music and traditional choral...more

    Anton Nel featured at Salon Concerts Fundraiser

    Presented by Salon Concerts

    May 2, 2015

    Anton Nell will play a selection of his favorite pieces on a rare Bösendorfer Imperial piano at the Salon Concerts May Soirée. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served during the...more

    Beer Garden Social: Music of the Civil War

    Presented by Austin History Center at Scholz Garten, Austin

    May 2, 2015

    The Austin History Center invites you to its 3rd Annual “Beer Garden Social” at Scholz Garden on Saturday, May 2, at 4:00 pm. This year’s program, “Music of the Civil...more

    Sanchez Elementary presents ”Reflecciones” The Frida Kahlo in Me

    Presented by La Peña at La Peña, Austin

    April 10 - May 2, 2015

    In studying this year about the artist, Frida Kahlo and expression through self-portraits, Ms. Susan Holland’s 3rd grade class learned about the Mexican painter and then created...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

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

    May 3, 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

    Once Upon A Mattress

    Presented by Buzz Productions and Austin Creative Alliance at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    Childrens Musical Theater production of "Once Upon A Mattress"


    FAMILY DAY

    Presented by Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    May 3, 2015

    12:30 Children's Yoga

    1:00 Story Time

    1:30 Clay Creations

    2:00 Music by Armstrong Community Music School

     

    All day: papel picado, ultimate...more

    The Full Monteverdi: Part 2

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

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    Texas Early Music Project

    Daniel Johnson, Artistic Director

    presents as part of its Italia Mia: That’s Amore concert season,

    “The Full...more

    THE SECRET LIVES OF SOCCER MOMS with Girls Girls Girls

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    April 17 - May 3, 2015

    **** FREE PARKING! DONATION BAR! COMFY SEATS! LOTS OF LAUGHS! ****

    Behind the facade of every perfect life is a secret. Behind every perfect suburban hedge is a pile of dry leaves waiting...more

    Organ Vespers for Eastertide

    Presented by Organ Vespers

    May 4, 2015

    Vocal ensemble Schola Aliquando and organist Eric Mellenbruch bring to life rarely heard organ music of the early 17th century interspersed with the chant that inspired it, taking advantage of the...more

    Los Texmaniacs

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

    May 6, 2015

    Combine a hefty helping of Tex Mex conjunto, simmer with several parts Texas rock, add a daring dash of well-cured blues and R&B riffs, and you’ve cooked up the tasty Texmaniacs groove....more

    Ed Sheeran

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 6, 2015

    Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran will kick off his 2015 North American headlining tour – produced and promoted by AEG Live & The Messina Group (TMG) – at the Frank Erwin Center...more

    Austin Piano Festival's Opening Gala Concert

    Presented by Austin Piano Festival

    May 8, 2015

    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

    Mother Earth Day Festival at the Springs

    Presented by Bill Oliver Productions at Barton Springs Pool, Austin

    May 8, 2015

    Bill Oliver brings together music, puppet shows, murals, interactive booths, games, art, local wildlife, and youngsters to create the 14th Annual Mother Earth Day at the Springs.  This...more

    Your Mama Loves Shostakovich

    Presented by Austin Civic Wind Ensemble at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Austin

    May 10, 2015

    The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble completes its 40th Anniversary Spring Concert Series with the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection Music Series. ACWE will perform pieces by Nelson, Persichetti,...more

    Texas Rising Stars

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra at Bates Recital Hall, Austin

    May 10, 2015

    The ACO returns to Bates Recital Hall at the University of Texas for the 3rd annual Texas Rising Stars Concert. The concert combines the best of the Austin community orchestras with the best from...more

    La Follia Austin Baroque performs J. S. Bach's "The Art of Fugue"

    Presented by La Follia Austin Baroque at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    The La Follia 16-piece string ensemble performs perhaps the greatest work in Western music, J. S. Bach's "The Art of Fugue."

    This, the very last large work by J. S. Bach, has...more

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