Derby in the City Music Festival FUSES The Kentucky Derby & Live Music For one day only: May 2, 2015
Find your way out to the Austin American Statesman on Saturday, May 2 and view the"most exciting 2 minutes in sports" on our jumbotron while experiencing the very best that the Americana/Bluegrass/Folk genres have to offer. And if you're feeling fancy…Ladies grab your biggest Derby hats and Gentleman come out sporting your most dapper attire! Maker's Mark Mint Juleps, Kentucky Mules, Moscow Mules and Real Ale Brewing Craft Beer will be on hand to quinch your thirst along with some of the very best food from Austin favorites, Odd Duck, Ramen Tatsu-Ya, Lambert's Foodapalooza and Lick Ice Cream.
Enjoy performances from national and local artists including Austin's very own Shakey Graves, Leftover Salmon (Boulder, CO), Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds (Brooklyn, NY), Whiskey Shivers, Possessed by Paul James and Sour Bridges!
Get ready for the BIGGEST Derby party in the city!!!
$25 General Admission ticket gives all all day access to Derby in the City
$100 VIP ticket gets you an intimate area tucked beneath the oak trees for the ultimate shaded experience, complimentary food provided by Austin favorites: Ramen Tatsu-Ya – Salmon Crudo, Bread and Butter Pickles, Shiso, Crispy Noodles and Garlic Soy ; Odd Duck – Wood Grilled Lamb Sausage with Chili Glaze, Cilantro and Almonds ; Lick Ice Cream to top it all off! Dedicated bar with exclusive choices not available in general admission area, private toilets, tables and chairs for seating, complimentary bottled water and so much more!
2015/05/02 - 2015/05/02
Additional time info:
Gates Open at 1:00pm with the first band going on at 1:30pm. Kentucky Derby coverage on the jumbotron starts promptly at 5:00pm. Shakey Graves headlines the festival and will begin at 8:25pm and end at 10:00pm.