Your Weekend Guide 8/8-8/10
:: FRIDAY ::
4th Annual Jerry Garcia Fest
Deadeye, an Austin all-star Grateful Dead tribute band, kicks off the two-night celebration. Ray Benson and Katie Holmes of Asleep at the Wheel and Gordy Quist of Band of Heathens are special guests on Friday, with members of Wood & Wire joining in on Saturday.
The Long Center
This sharp-edged satire, set in the roaring 20s, features a dazzling score that inspired immortal staging by Bob Fosse. The #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history, "Chicago" has been honored with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. Featuring songs like All That Jazz and Razzle Dazzle, you will be entertained with one show-stopping number after another.
Vallejo w/ MC Overlord and Brothers Vinyl
Stubb's Waller Creek
:: SATURDAY ::
Austin Ice Cream Festival
Saturday, Aug 9 10:00a to 7:00p
Bring yourself, your friends, your family and even your dog to the 8th Annual Austin Ice Cream
Festival. This yummy event will include lots of games, activities, contests and live entertainment as well as what we all scream for -- ICE CREAM! Did we say it's FREE ICE CREAM?
:: SUNDAY ::
AWESMIC CITY EXPO 2014
Saturday, Aug 9 10:00a to 9:30p
Palmer Events Center
Focusography Media and ANightInAustin.com join Awesmic City Austin Texas in this...A Creative Collaborative with Genius PIONEERS!Awesmic City Austin Texas is a cultural hub and thriving community Building Peace by Organique Methods, "out of the box" exponential, and diversely creative! CITY WIDE EXPO-promoting peace through Arts/Science/Education.
Saturday, Aug 9 9:00p
Saturday, Aug 9 8:00p
The Texas Union: Cactus Cafe