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Weekend Guide 8/1 - 8/3

 

FRIDAY 8/1

Ray Lamontagne

The Long Center

Ray is out in support of his new album Supernova.  Belle Brigade opens the show and its long since sold out.  But if you’re desperate, you never know what can happen if you just show up….

Beer By the Bay Music Festival

Horseshoe Bay Resort

All Weekend

It’s three of our favorite things…beer, musical diversity and hill country!  Going on all weekend at the Horseshoe Bay Resort.  Great Texas microbrews, all you can eat and the musical line-up is here.

Bob Schneider

The Roost

$20 advance/$25 @ the door

Let us count the ways we love Bob Schneider. More here

Saturday 8/2

 

Hill Country Food Truck Festival

Luckenbach

12n/$15

If you’re thinking a road trip is in order this weekend, might we suggest the Hill Country Food Truck Festival?  Bring your own lawn chairs for great music under the trees, tons of food trucks and wine from over 20 local wineries.  More here.

Banger’s 2nd Anniversary Party

Rainey Street

Free

The beer garden on Rainey Street celebrates two years of life with food, brews and music. You can enjoy the music line up (Brennen Leigh, Silas Lowe, the Gents and the Posssum Posse) but food and drinks will cost you. Four whole animals will be cooked four different ways and served as tacos for $15 a plate. The beer lineup features rare kegs and bottles and seasonal one-offs. Every thing kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday.   More information here.

Sarah McLachlan

ACL Live

8pm

Bat Paddle

The Rowing Dock

6:45

Rowing Dock’s most popular outing takes people on guided 4 mile excursion to the congress Street Bridge just in time for the bats!  Catch one of Austin’s most beloved traditions on the water…with 1.5 million bats flying overhead.  More here.

White Linen Night

2nd Street District Downtown

$25-$50

Calling all foodies:  Break out your favorite summer whites for a giant block party with great food & wine pairings + local art and live music.  Proceeds benefit the Austin Food and Wine Alliance.   More here.

Sunday 8/3

Eat Out For Good

August 3rd – August 13th

Austin’s restaurants, trailers and bars unite to create special menu’s for good things.  Proceeds benefit local non-profits.  Get a list of participating restaurants here

 

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