Weekend Guide 7/18-7/20
:: FRIDAY :: 7/18
Music Under the Star: Tish Hinojosa, Carrie Rodriguez
BULLOCK TEXAS STATE HISTORY MUSEUM
6:00p to 9:00p
…The "Music Under the Star" series rolls on with an inspired pairing of major local Mexican-American singer/songwriters. Hinojosa's music features original folk tunes sung in both English and Spanish. Plus, Carrie Rodriguez is an Austin staple, and we highly recommend hearing this lovely talent right in the heart of the city!
The Neighbourhood. Travi$ Scott, White Arrows
Check out KGSR artist, The Neighborhood, and sing along to "Sweater Weather" in the heat of the summer….at one of Austin's most loved music venues! Get your tickets NOW, this show will sell out!!
ONE WORLD THEATRE
…we think you'd love seeing the band that moved from the alt-rock underground to the pop mainstream in the late 80s. A great show, even though Natalie Merchant departed in 1993. And, it's air-conditioned with seating!!!
Price $40 - $119
:: SATURDAY :: 7/19
Magic at the Capitol
SCOTTISH RITE THEATER
The International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 60 proudly presents, "Magic at the Capitol" - two star-studded shows at the historic Scottish Rite Theatre in downtown Austin. THE 2PM CHILDREN'S MATINEE will feature comedy and magic especially suited for a kiddo audience. (children $5, adults $10) The 7pm program will still be family friendly, but aimed toward an older audience. (children $15, adults $20)
Nick Cave, the Bad Seeds, Nicole Atkins
ACL LIVE at the Moody Theater
Following a wildly captivating -- and completely sold out -- North American tour in early 2013, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds return to the U.S. in the summer of 2014 to take care of some unfinished business.
Price $40.50-$204 (SOLD OUT)
….The wait is over! Join Rowing Dock for one of THE most popular and spectacular excursions! Paddle in one of their kayaks solo or with a friend 2 miles to the famous Congress Avenue Bridge, home of the largest urban bat population in the world. Watch and listen as over 1.5 million bats fly overhead on their way to their nightly feeding. This is a 4-mile round-trip kayak excursion is accompanied by some excellent Rowing Dock Guides. Along the way, you will be able to take in the sights such as the city skyline, the Austin power plant, Auditorium Shores, and much more. All viewed from one of the most serene places in town, Lady Bird Lake!
:: SUNDAY :: 7/20
Concerts in the Park
THE LONG CENTER
…In its 12th summer season, these free ensemble concerts take place in the Hartman Concert Park in front of the Long Center City Terrace at 7:30 p.m. Each Sunday a different ensemble of the Austin Symphony will be featured.
July 20 – Woodwinds
July 27 – Big Band
August 3 – Strings
August 10 – Brass
August 17 – Woodwinds
August 24 – Big Band
An Evening With Robert Osborne
THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE
….Wanna enjoy a true classic master? The Turner Classic Movies host and film historian graces the Paramount stage once again! If you missed Robert Osborne's presentation on Gone with the Wind last summer, here's a second chance to have an up-close-and-personal TCM experience.
The Antlers, Thus Owls
…A perfect show for a sleepy summer Sunday! Dreamy and atmospheric, these two indie bands stem from the Northeast and make for a nice double bill! Introspective, musically adventurous, and innovative, sure to delight the heart and soul!