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    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 lineup will be announced soon!

    Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the Big Squeeze Tenth Anniversary Extravaganza Concert, to be held on Saturday May 7 at the Bullock Texas State History Museum.  The ...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

    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

    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

    The Anthropos Arts Spring Vocal Concert

    Presented by Anthropos Arts at 29th St. Ballroom at Spider House

    May 7, 2016


    Please join us as we celebrate all the hard work our students have done this semester!  

    Each student will perform a song with a full band backing them up!
    ...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

    Groundwork Music Orchestra presents Mr. Dan and Mr. Gray

    Presented by Groundwork Music Project and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Cherrywood Coffeehouse, Austin

    May 8, 2016

    Free family concert that everyone will want to dance to!


    Groundwork Music Orchestra performs Central Market Westgate

    Presented by Groundwork Music Project and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Central Market Cafe - Westgate, Austin

    May 8, 2016

    Free fun concert that young and old can enjoy! 


    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

    Conspirare, Stephen Paulus: A Lyrical Life

    Presented by Conspirare at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Austin

    May 12 - May 13, 2016

    A Tribute to Stephen Paulus. Craig Hella Johnson and Conspirare will pay tribute to the late, great Stephen Paulus (1949-2014), known for his lush melodies, elegant craftsmanship and a mastery of...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

    INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL

    Presented by INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    May 14, 2016

    Saturday May 14th you are invited to celebrate diverse cultures and network with other international multicultural enthusiasts outside at the Oswaldo A. B. Cantu Pan American Recreation Center...more

    Burnet Road Block Party

    Presented by Texas Folklife

    May 14, 2016

    Join us for a block party outside at The Little Longhorn Saloon on Saturday May 14th (2pm-5pm). We'll have a variety of Burnet Road food vendors on site, cold beer and drink specials from the bar,...more

    Quiet Clubbing A-TX Style @The North Door!

    Presented by The North Door at The North Door, Austin

    May 13 - May 14, 2016

    The party keeps getting bigger and better! We’re back at The North Door to transform your weekend to be one you’ll be talking about all week!

    Hundreds of party-goers singing, dancing,...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

    CHAMPS Spring Recital

    Presented by Salon Concerts at Anderson High School Theatre, Austin

    May 15, 2016

    CHAMPS ensembles play chamber music.


    AJW JATA Brunch

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    May 15, 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

    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

    Re:ACT

    Presented by PsiPlay

    May 13 - May 15, 2016

    RE:ACT 
    LIGHT+ SOUND
    IMMERSIVE+INTERACTIVE
    MAY 13TH-15TH

    RE:ACT is a weekend long immersive experience where music, art and technology all collide in one...more

    Peter Brötzmann Quartet at the North Door

    Presented by Epistrophy Arts at The North Door, Austin

    May 15 - May 16, 2016

    Peter Brötzmann Quartet 5/15 North Door

    The North Door 502 Brushy St, Austin, Texas 78702

    advance tickets

    From Germany, UK and Chicago

    Peter Brötzmann -...more

    Conduction in the tradition of Butch Morris with J.A. Deane, workshop

    Presented by The Liminal Sound Series

    May 18, 2016

    The Liminal Sound Series is a live concert performance series dedicated to the commissioning of new works and collaborations between visionary composers and Austin, TX. based musicians and...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

    ...more

    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

    Conduction Concert !

    Presented by The Liminal Sound Series

    May 21, 2016

    The Liminal Sound Series is a live concert performance series dedicated to the commissioning of new works and collaborations between visionary composers and Austin, TX. based musicians and...more

    AJW Silent Auction and Music Festival

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    May 21, 2016

    The Austin Jazz Workshop will present our annual Silent Auction/Live Music Celebration, featuring four student ensembles from Austin ISD, along with the AJW’s Gershwin Edition....more

    Waking Dreams

    Presented by Austin Children's Choir at Central Presbyterian Church, Austin

    May 21, 2016

    Join us for the Austin Children's Choir's final concert of the 2015-2016 season at Central Presbyterian Church (200 E.8th Street, Austin, TX) at 2:30 p.m. We will premiering a commissioned...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

    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

    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

    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

    ...more

    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

    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

    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

    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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