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    The Media & Their Madness

    Presented by Austin Music Foundation

    September 2, 2015

    Ever wondered how to get media attention for your music? Great writers dish on how to get your story told!

    Panelists include Deborah Sengupta Stith (Austin American Statesman), Heather Wagner Reed (Juice Consulting, LLC), Chad Swiatecki (Austin Business Journal), Peter Babb (KUTX), and John Laird (KGSR).

    ...more


    J's Sunday Singalong

    Presented by Jason Molin and Austin Parks and Recreation at Barton Springs Pool, Austin

    September 6, 2015

    J's Sunday Singalong brings pop and folk hymns to the cathedral of Barton Springs. What could summon the sacred spirit of old Austin better than singing 60's folk songs about peace, love, and...more

    “Convivencia Re-Envisioned:The Three Worlds of Renaissance Spain”

    Presented by Texas Early Music Project at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Austin

    September 5 - September 6, 2015

    Texas Early Music Project

    Daniel Johnson, Artistic Director

    presents

    "Convivencia Re-Envisioned: The Three Worlds of Renaissance Spain"

    with special...more

    Labor Day Weekend at Horseshoe Bay Resort

    Presented by Horseshoe Bay Resort

    September 4 - September 7, 2015

    Celebrate Labor Day Weekend, September 4-7, with lakeside fun, live music, a high-energy canine show and Family Fun Day at Horseshoe Bay Resort. Resort guests will enjoy daily activities as well...more

    PLAY ME - Exhibition of Mechanical Sculptures by Yuliya Lanina

    Presented by Polyglot Gallery and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    September 12, 2014 - September 10, 2015

    Please join us for an exhibition of new work by Yuliya Lanina of her signature mechanical sculptures with original musical scores by Yevgeniy Sharlat. Also, on exhibition are new small works on...more

    A Jazzy Ladies' Night

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

    September 11, 2015

    Jeanette Harris is the scintillating saxtress of smooth jazz. This lady understands that energetic and captivating performances matched with uplifting and inspiring vibrations in the music are the...more

    Sonic Transmissions

    Presented by Tektite Records Cooperation and Epistrophy Arts at The North Door, Austin

    September 10 - September 12, 2015

    Sonic Transmissions, curated by internationally renowned bassist Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (The Thing, Atomic), is a three-day showcase that gives equal weight to some of the globe's best free jazz,...more

    iViva Mexico!

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

    September 12, 2015

    Come celebrate the day Mexico won its Independence! There will be plenty of food and live music all evening from 6pm-10pm at the Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street, Austin TX 78701....more

    Medical Orchestra Concert to Benefit Dell Seton Medical Center

    Presented by Central Texas Medical Orchestra and Deborah Hay Dance Co. at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Austin

    September 12, 2015

    Gina Chavez - Austin Musician of the Year, and Claire Wells- violin virtuoso, headline a concert to benefit Dell Seton Medical Center at the...more

    Centroamericanto Fest 2015

    Presented by La Peña at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    September 12, 2015

    Centroamericanto Fest is a cultural initiative that brings the music from Central America to Austin TX. The festival showcases the music of some of the most influential singer-songwriters from the...more

    Kim Waters

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    September 13, 2015

    With the release of his 1989 debut album, Sweet and Saxy, saxophonist-band leader-composer-arranger-producer Kim Waters was instantly established among the premier Urban Jazz hit makers. Known for...more

    SoundSpace: Deep Listening

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

    September 13, 2015

    This iteration of the Blanton's award-winning series SoundSpace celebrates the composer Pauline Oliveros, her concept of Deep Listening, and her memorable performances in cathedrals and...more

    WobeonFest: An Austin World Music Festival

    Presented by Texas Folklife at Ironwood Hall, AUSTIN

    September 12 - September 13, 2015

    WOBEONFEST returns to Ironwood Hall in Downtown Austin this September, marking the third year of this international festival. Highlights include an expanded program featuring a brand new Jazz...more

    PRFD 18th Birthday Bombazo

    Presented by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance at Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center, Austin

    September 13, 2015

    ! BOMBA !!  

    Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance is becoming an adult! We're celebrating our milestone 18th birthday with a BOMBAZO (Bomba dance for all) and other...more

    Peace Prayer of St. Francis

    Presented by SICA

    September 13, 2015

    Austin singer/songwriter Cheri Milam Roman will upload her new meditation song — lyrics by St. Francis —online on 9/11 in honor of Peace Day Austin, but she will debut the song...more

    Master Class and Concert with Michael Schneider

    Presented by SICA and Classical Music for the World

    September 13, 2015

    Take a master class with world-renowned classical pianist Michael Schneider in the afternoon, and then stay for a very special solo piano concert,  The master class...more

    Gilbert & Sullivan presents “A Topsy-Turvy Bard”

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin

    September 13, 2015

    Join us for our first musicale of the 2015-16 Gilbert & Sullivan season, as we present an entrancing afternoon of poetic verse and music, intertwining the worlds of Gilbert & Sullivan and...more

    The Poet Sings: Emily Dickinson

    Presented by Conspirare

    September 13, 2015

    Conspirare will celebrate the expressive power and range of one of America’s most beloved poets. Hear some of the countless musical works that she has inspired, including the world premieres of...more

    La Follia Austin Baroque presents "Purcell's Dido and Aeneas: A Miniature Operatic Masterpiece"

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

    September 12 - September 13, 2015

    La Follia Austin Baroque presents "Purcell's Dido and Aeneas: A Miniature Operatic Masterpiece"


    La Follia begins its 2015-2016 season in spectacular fashion with a dramatized...more

    The Fifth Annual International Music Festival

    Presented by Texas Music Museum and George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin

    September 12 - September 13, 2015

    Please join us at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center for two days of music from across the globe. Twelve different ensembles will present a vast array of musical...more

    Organ Vespers: Renaissance organ music & chant

    Presented by Organ Vespers

    September 14, 2015

    Vocal ensemble Schola Aliquando and organist Eric Mellenbruch bring to life Renaissance organ music interspersed with the chant that inspired it, taking advantage of the reverberant space and...more

    When Nature Sings: For the Healer

    Presented by Ana Maria Tekina-eirú Maynard at Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center, Austin

    September 15, 2015

    When Nature Sings: For the Healer
    Texas Continuing Education (3 CEUs)
    September 15, 2015, 12:30-4pm

    Information and advance registration......more

    AMVFest & AFS present: Okkervil River's Down Down the Deep River (music film) + Acoustic Performance

    Presented by Austin Music Video Festival at Alamo Drafthouse at The Ritz, Austin

    September 16, 2015

    Join AMVFest and the Austin Film Society for the festival kickoff and Texas Premiere of Okkervil River's DOWN DOWN THE DEEP RIVER.

    The film will be preceded by a selection of vintage...more

    Tuck & Patti

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    September 18, 2015

    The husband and wife jazz duo of Tuck & Patti - guitarist Tuck Andress and vocalist/arranger Patti Cathcart – have been a steady performing duo for over three decades. Patti exudes the...more

    Poems for Peace

    Presented by SICA at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    September 18, 2015

    Get set for a magical evening of music and poetry as award-winning Austin poets and performers take to the stage to share their poems for peace.  Featuring Janelle Buchanan, Katherine Catmull,...more

    Renaissance Splendour! –Radiant a Cappella Gems

    Presented by Ensemble VIII at St. Louis Catholic Church, Austin

    September 18, 2015

    Our fifth season opens with a concert of brilliant jewels from the Renaissance. Every work shimmers with light and warmth, from Palestrina's transparent Sicut cervus to Byrd's transcendent...more

    Indian Classical Violin Concert by Dr. Sangeeta Shankar

    Presented by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA)

    September 19, 2015

    Dr. Sangeeta Shankar is a renowned Indian classical violinist, disciple and daughter of legendary violin virtuoso Padmabhushan Dr. Smt. N. Rajam. She has carried forward the golden...more

    1st Annual Austin Music Video Festival 2015

    Presented by Austin Music Video Festival at Various Locations

    September 16 - September 19, 2015

    AUSTIN MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL 2015
    200 VIDEOS, 13 AWARDS, LIVE DJ BATTLE, WORKSHOPS, PANELS & PARTIES!!!

    VIDEO LINEUP

    Okkervil River premiering "Down Down the Deep River"...more

    Austin Museum Day Program

    Presented by Austin History Center at Austin History Center, Austin

    September 20, 2015

    The Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, invites you to a special Austin Museum Day program featuring local musician and author Jesse Sublett. Sublett will perform a few songs at 2:00 pm...more

    The Earth Loves You

    Presented by Joel Laviolette and Rattletree

    September 18 - September 20, 2015

    "The Earth Loves You" is a groundbreaking new interactive performance that Joel Laviolette and Rattletree will be unveiling in September. 

    In Joel's words:  "My work...more

    Average White Band

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    September 20, 2015

    Average White Band are widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. Though best known for their timeless instrumental mega-hit, “Pick Up the Pieces,”...more

    Butch Morgan at Creekbottom Music

    Presented by Creekbottom Music

    September 20, 2015

    Creekbottom Concerts presents an intimate afternoon of music with the legendary Butch Morgan.


    A Spaghetti Western Concert with Rick del Castillo

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall, Austin

    September 20, 2015

    What happens when a Latin Rockstar joins forces with a Classical Orchestra? A night of Austin-worthy live music at the Long Center featuring the renowned rockstar Rick del Castillo along with...more

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre, Austin

    August 28 - September 20, 2015

    Tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight! This joyous, musical romp through Rome has desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and secrets behind every toga. A Funny Thing is considered to be one of the best...more

    Compassion Games for Peace

    Presented by Compassionate Communities Austin at Multiple Locations, Austin

    September 11 - September 21, 2015

    Play inspires us — throughout our lives —  to joyfully connect with one another and our precious planet. Playing together, we can explore new heights of creativity and learning, while we...more

    Strunz & Farah

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    September 25, 2015

    The originators of blending Latin American and Middle Eastern guitars, Costa Rica’s Jorge Strunz and Iran’s Ardeshir Farah have performed together since 1979. Their highly influential...more

    The Whirling Dervishes

    Presented by Dialogue Institute of the Soithwest at Riverbend Centre, Austin

    September 25, 2015

     Live Performance of the Whirling Dervishes from Konya and Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble


    Hands Up Hoodies Down

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    September 17 - September 26, 2015

    “Hands Up Hoodies Down blends slam poetry, music, rap, movement, and improvisation together for a poignant piece with a message as loud and clear as the chants at rallies nationwide:...more

    California Guitar Trio

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    September 27, 2015

    Boasting over 20 years of performing live together and having released 14 albums, the interesting lineup found in The California Guitar Trio is just one of the many reasons these acoustic...more

    Sunday in the Park with George

    Presented by Austin Shakespeare and Armstrong Community Music School at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    September 24 - September 27, 2015


    The Armstrong Community Music School joins Austin Shakespeare to present a staged concert of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning Sunday in the Park with...more

    TRA Sunday Supper

    Presented by Texas Restaurant Association

    September 27, 2015

    A celebration of local farmers, chefs and the magic that happens when they come together! Chefs will prepare samplings for folks to enjoy with their craft beer and wine. Proceeds benefit the...more

    Auditions for One Ounce Opera

    Presented by One Ounce Opera

    September 27, 2015

    Want to be a part of an one-of-a-kind dynamic operatic ensemble? Collaborate with artists and instruments and sounds and textures? Make new things? Explore interpretations and celebrate...more

    Herb Alpert & Lani Hall

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    September 28 - September 29, 2015

    Herb Alpert is a legend in the music business as the co-founder of A & M Records (started in 1962 with the Tijuana Brass), a winner of eight GRAMMY awards, selling more than 72 million...more

    Kazuhito Yamashita

    Presented by Austin Classical Guitar

    October 3, 2015

    Kazuhito Yamashita is a true wizard of the guitar, catapulted to inter­national stardom for guitar feats previously thought impossible, like per­forming entire symphonies on a single guitar....more

    Festival of Praise Tour 2015

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    October 3, 2015

    Festival of Praise Tour 2015 will feature some of the best names in Gospel music including multiple GRAMMY®, Dove and Stellar Award-winning recording artists Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Kim...more

    ICMCA presents Ustad Zakir Hussain - A Musical Bridge East to West with a Magical Ensemble!

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

    October 11, 2015

    ICMCA is honored to present Ustad Zakir Hussain - A Musical Bridge East to West. Multiple Grammy award winner and preeminent Tabla virtuoso of our time, the legendary Ustad...more

    Ariana Grande THE HONEYMOON TOUR with special guest Prince Royce

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    October 13, 2015

    Ariana Grande's North American headlining tour, THE HONEYMOON TOUR, has been extended into the summer and will include a stop at the Frank Erwin Center on Oct. 13. Produced and promoted...more

    David Wilcox

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    October 15, 2015

    David Wilcox’s lyrical insight is matched by a smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops, and creative open tunings, giving him a range and tenderness rare in folk music. The...more

    Lee Ann Womack

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    October 16, 2015

    GRAMMY winning singer-songwriter Lee Ann Womack returns after an almost 

    seven-year hiatus. Her newest album The Way I’m Livin’ showcases the awful truth, 

    blistering...more

    Becoming ONE Marriage Retreat

    Presented by Moffett Productions

    October 15 - October 18, 2015

    Registration Opens for Ultimate Marriage Retreat of the Year

    Austin, TX (May 1, 2015) - Couples who are committed to investing in their relationship can now register for their space at the...more

    Skyline: Martinis and Monte Carlo

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

    October 22, 2015

    Save the date! The Long Center Presents Skyline, October 22 on the City Terrace.

    Join us for an all-inclusive evening with a backdrop of the best downtown view in Austin. Sample...more

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