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    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 to play the gong and experience first-hand the techniques discussed in class. This class is excellent for teachers wanting to integrate the gong into their classes or anyone interested in learning more about this ...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

    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

    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

    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

    Anthropos Arts Vocal Recital

    Presented by Anthropos Arts

    May 3, 2015

    Come see and hear our students from Reagan and Eastside Memorial high schools perform songs they have been working on this semester.  Fantastic guest band, including vocal instructors...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

    Conspirare CD Release and Grammy Win Celebration

    Presented by Conspirare at Gibson Guitar Showroom, Austin

    May 6, 2015

    Join us to celebrate the May 12, 2015 release of Conspirare’s latest CD “Path Of Miracles” and their 2015 Best Choral Performance Grammy win for “The Sacred Spirit of...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

    AJW Concert & Silent Auction

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop at Sunset Valley City Hall, Sunset Valley

    May 9, 2015

    The Austin Jazz Workshop presents a Silent Auction + Live Music Celebration!

    Featuring the AJW Count Basie Band and Student Ensembles from Austin ISD

    Free and...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

    series show #3 (Iannis Xenakis's Pleiades)

    Presented by line upon line percussion

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    In association with one of Austin's great art happenings, Big Medium's WEST, we're celebrating the end of our 5th season by giving two performances of what we consider to be...more

    CHRIS BOTTI

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    May 13, 2015

    Trumpeter and composer Chris Botti is one of the leading innovators of contemporary jazz. Since the release of 2004's When I Fall I Love, he has become the largest-selling instrumental artist...more

    Celtic Woman

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

    May 13 - May 14, 2015

    Global music sensation Celtic Woman brings its 10th Anniversary Celebration to The Long Center on May 13 and 14. This enchanting musical experience features Celtic Woman performing a treasure...more

    Instant Composers Pool Orchestra (ICP)

    Presented by Epistrophy Arts at The North Door, Austin

    May 14, 2015

    Epistrophy Arts is proud to present

    Amsterdam's 10-piece Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra has earned worldwide acclaim for its...more

    Chorus Austin presents Southwest Voices

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

    May 16, 2015

    Featuring music from Texas and Southwest composers and the winning work from Chorus Austin's Young Composers Competition. 


    Pachanga Latino Music Festival

    Presented by Pachanga Latino Music Festival at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    May 16, 2015

    Pachanga is a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant blend of Latino-created music and art and the impact it has on American culture today. The...more

    PACHANGA! Latino Music Festival

    Presented by Anthropos Arts and Anthropos Arts at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    May 16, 2015

    Come see our students kick off the greatest Latin Music Festival in Texas!  Anthropos All-Stars will play a rippin' set of Latin tunes from Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Cuba, Spain, and the US...more

    Chorus Austin presents Southwest Voices

    Presented by Chorus Austin

    May 17, 2015

    Featuring music from Texas and Southwest composers and the winning work from Chorus Austin's Young Composers Competition. 


    TEXAS SONGWRITERS CIRCLE with Johnny Bush, Mike Harmeier & Ramsay Midwood

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Stateside at the Paramount, Austin

    May 17, 2015

    Johnny Bush is a Texas music icon, having penned such country classics as "Whiskey River" and "there Stands The Glass" and hitting the country charts several dozen times over...more

    Subdudes

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    May 17, 2015

    The Subdudes have an exciting history of what some call a living encapsulation of American music. The four-piece band has created a vibrant cauldron of meaty grooves, jazzy dynamics,...more

    2015 Austin Piano Festival

    Presented by Austin Piano Festival at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall, Austin

    May 9 - May 17, 2015

    Founded in 2013, the Austin Piano Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the musical culture of Austin, Texas and surrounding areas by providing multiple...more

    The Sorcerer Preview

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin at Dell Jewish Community Campus, Austin

    May 17, 2015

    Get out your Quidditch robes, grab your latest purchase from Ollivander’s, and come to “The Sorcerer Preview Musicale” on Sunday afternoon, May 17, at the Jewish Community...more

    Mercury in Retrograde: Featuring Atlas Maior & Como Las Movies

    Presented by Atlas Maior at Esquina Tango, Austin

    May 17, 2015

    Mercury in Retrograde: Featuring Atlas Maior & Como Las Movies
    Sunday May 17th, 2015
    6pm-9pm
    Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin
    209 Pedernales St / Austin, TX...more

    History of the Eagles Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 19, 2015

    The Eagles have added an Austin concert on May 19 at the Frank Erwin Center to the band’s summer 2015 “History of the Eagles” Tour. The tour, which kicked off July 6, 2013...more

    WITS

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    May 21, 2015

    Wits is a live, public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors, and musicians together onstage, where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Wits mixes...more

    Roots & Rhythms After School Drum Classes at HOUSTON ELEMENTARY

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    October 3, 2014 - May 22, 2015

    A free after-school arts in education program fosterinig positive ties to local communities, and open to any 4th or 5th grader at Houston Elementary currently registered with ACES After School....more

    Arturo Sandoval

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    May 22, 2015

     Cuban-born Arturo Sandoval is widely known as a guardian of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn. A protégé of jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval is one of the most dynamic and...more

    The Midtown Men

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

    May 23, 2015

    They took Broadway by storm in one of the biggest hits of all-time! Now, THE MIDTOWN MEN are bringing their magic to audiences everywhere, singing their favorite “Sixties...more

    Eurovision Final Watch Party

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

    May 23, 2015

    Join us for an afternoon of Eurovision song contest.
    Saturday, May 23rd 
    LIVE STREAMING at 2PM 
    The Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will be the 60th edition of the annual...more

    Cenicienta

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    April 18 - May 23, 2015

    Easily understood in English and Spanish, this bilingual stage-adaptation of Cinderella tackles culture, familia, and the power of language.  This production is in collaboration with Teatro...more

    The Schoolyard Birds FREE Songwriting Workshop

    Presented by Attendance Records

    October 25, 2014 - May 30, 2015

    The Schoolyard Birds is a FREE songwriting workshop for kids ages 6-10 hosted by Attendance Records.

    Through the instruction and encouragement of our lead teacher and volunteers, students...more

    AFM/Bullock Museum Present: Planet K Free Concert Series 2015

    Presented by Austin Federation of Musicians Local 433 and Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    May 3 - May 31, 2015

    Live Music Under the Lone Star

    All concerts are free to the public and family oriented!
    Bring a picnic dinner and some chairs

    Doors at 3:30pm...more

    AFM/Bullock Museum Present: Planet K Free Concert Series 2015

    Presented by Austin Federation of Musicians Local 433 and Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    May 3 - May 31, 2015

    Live Music Under the Lone Star

    All concerts are free to the public and family oriented!
    Bring a picnic dinner and some chairs

    Rotunda show starts...more

    The Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC)

    Presented by Amara Dances Presents

    May 29 - May 31, 2015

    The Austin Belly Dance Convention brings together dancers, musicians, vendors, and audiences from all over the world to Austin in order to celebrate the art of Middle Eastern dance. The...more

    Acoustic Alchemy

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    June 5, 2015

    For nearly 25 years, Acoustic Alchemy has pushed the limits of the acoustic guitars potential by embracing a spectrum of musical styles ranging from straight-ahead jazz to folk to rock to world...more

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