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January 2020

Kathleen Madigan

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Paramount Theatre – Austin, TX, 713 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas, 78701
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$48.00

For 30 years, comedian Kathleen Madigan has been touring 250 nights on the road and squeezing in hour-long filmed specials and performances on every late night show ever made. From over 40 appearances on the late night shows to recently riding around with Jerry Seinfeld in his NETFLIX series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," Madigan is still having a blast and selling out theaters across the country. Madigan was recently asked if her career was planned, “Ah, no. It’s hard…

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Music School Open House – Cedar Park

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orpheus Academy of Music Cedar Park, 3109 Kenai Dr Unit 10
Cedar Park, 78613
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Free

Try out guitar, piano, violin, and voice lessons at Cedar Park's fastest growing, and most talked about music academy! Meet the teachers, join a jam session, try out an instrument, and tour our modern facility. Fun for the whole family! Your Open House Offer: FREE registration, one FREE bonus lesson, and a discounted introductory lesson - valued at $80! *Offer is only valid in person at open house on Jan 18* We hope to see you there!

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Reicha & the Inner Circle

$12 – $45

An exploration of close-knit relationships between composers, performers and collaborators. ACMC honors the great movers and shakers of classical chamber music who celebrate big birthdays in 2019–2020 during their 39th season, Tribute. Celebrate Anton Reicha's 250th birthday with his Grand Quatuor Concertant, accompanied by Graham Reynold's Modal Cycle. Throughout the season, ACMC will celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday by featuring each of his cello sonatas; the January program will include his Cello Sonata No. 3.

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18th Annual ATJS Jam Session

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Cap City Comedy Club, 8120 Research Boulevard
Austin, TX 78758 United States
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Free

The 18th Annual Austin Traditional Jazz Society Jam Session will be held at Cap City Comedy Club on Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:45 pm. During this annual event Dave Stoddard takes available jazz musicians and forms them into a series of ad hoc traditional jazz bands. The Jam Session often produces some of the best jazz the Society gets to hear all year. Jazz musicians who would like to play the January 19 Jam Session are encouraged to…

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Music School Open House – NW Austin

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orpheus Academy of Music, 3918 Far West Blvd Ste C
Austin, 78731
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Free

Try out guitar, piano, violin, and voice lessons at the award winning Orpheus Academy of Music at our original location in Northwest Austin! Meet the teachers, join a jam session, try out an instrument, and tour our facility. Fun for the whole family! Your Open House Offer: FREE registration, one FREE bonus lesson, and a discounted introductory lesson - valued at $80! *Offer is only valid in person at open house on Jan 19* We hope to see you there!

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Hello, Dolly!

January 21 @ 8:00 pm - January 26 @ 11:00 pm
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Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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$30

Winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival, HELLO, DOLLY! is the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls, “the best show of the year!” and the Los Angeles Times says, “distills the mood-elevating properties of the American musical at its giddy best.” Director Jerry Zaks’ “gorgeous” new production (Vogue) is “making people crazy happy! (The Washington Post). After breaking box office records week after week and receiving unanimous raves on Broadway, this Hello, Dolly! is now touring America, paying…

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Singles Night Out

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Riverbend Church, 4214 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, 78746 United States
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$15

Come out for a relaxed evening of good food, live music, mingling, and great fun. Meet other like-minded singles in the area! Singles Night Out is hosted by Riverbend Church, and sponsored by Swoovy (the app connecting singles who serve). The purpose of the event is to give local singles a comfortable evening out to meet new people and enjoy awesome food and entertainment. We can't wait to see you there! All singles 18+ are welcome, so invite your friends…

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AMF Presents The Next

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Antone’s Nightclub, 305 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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$25 – $100

 Join Austin Music Foundation on Friday, January 24 at Antone’s Nightclub as we celebrate ‘The NEXT’ in Austin music! ‘The NEXT’ is a marque annual showcase and fundraiser featuring performances by all seven of the incredible bands we’ve been working closely with through the AMF Artist Development Program (ADP) this year. FEATURING: Calliope Musicals DAYEATER Sydney Wright Kydd Jones Ray Prim Jai Malano William Harries Graham We’ll also be celebrating the release of ‘The NEXT On Wax’, AMF’s FIRST-EVER vinyl…

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APL After Dark: Time Warp

January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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$7

Join us for a fun, educational, time-bending evening inside the Central Library after closing time! This edition of APL After Dark celebrates eras of the past and future as we head into the new decade of 2020. Learn about genealogy research, celebrate your favorite historical figures, enjoy crafts from different time periods, experience history-themed virtual reality, and more! Nancy Toombs from the Austin History Center will give a 20-minute presentation starting at 8pm in the demo area on how to…

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CobraCast Birthday Bash Slamboree starring Dangerous Toys

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Come and Take It Live, 2015 E Riverside Dr, Bldg 4
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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$20 – $80

The CobraCast Podcast with Bobby Sharron, Tony Park, Come and Take It Productions and Dangerous Toys Texas proudly present this years "CobraCast Birthday Bash Slamboree starring Dangerous Toys"!!! This years lineup features... Dangerous Toys Vallejo DIRTY WORMZ Three33 Madam Radar (Formerly The Texas KGB) Black Heart Saints 99 Crimes Roc Holiday Donnell Robinson "Big Don's Next Big Thing" School of Rock Ticket Link - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cobracast-birthday-bash-slamboree-tickets-79736386679 $20 for GA, $25 day of show VIP 1 - $40... VIP Badge, Upstairs Access,…

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atCentral: Carmen Maria Machado & In the Dream House

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Free

Carmen Maria Machado's new memoir, In the Dream House, is an engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms and cultural representations of psychological abuse. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing relationship with a charismatic but volatile woman, Machado struggles to make sense of how what happened to her shaped the person she was becoming. Machado will read from the memoir and discuss the book and its themes with fiction…

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atCentral: The Silence of Marshawn Lynch

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Join us for a special screening of the 2019 documentary LYNCH: A HISTORY, which explores the silence that nonconformist NFL star Marshawn Lynch deploys as a form of resistance. Culling more than 700 video clips and placing them in dramatic, rapid, and radical juxtaposition, the film is a powerful political parable about the American media-sports complex and its deep complicity with racial oppression. Writer / producer / director David Shields will join us after the screening to discuss the film…

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Jo Koy

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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$16

Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s premiere stand-up comedians, Koy sells-out theaters and arenas across the world with his infectious and explosive energy onstage. The comedian pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, with material that has universal appeal. In November 2017, the comedian broke a record for the most tickets sold by a single artist at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall…

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February 2020

Silent Disco At The Venue

February 1 @ 10:00 pm - February 2 @ 2:00 am
The Venue Atx, 516 East 6th St
Austin,
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$10 – $20

Austin’s hottest new nightclub, The Venue is located on historic 6th Street in downtown Austin. Featuring a full size stage, dance floor, balcony area and three full functioning bars. The Venue is the perfect location for an epic Silent Disco party. Tune into three live DJ’s spinning 3 different genres of music on stage all night and never leave the dance floor. Your 3 live DJ’s are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): EDM/Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s…

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The Art of Taxes: Musician’s Edition

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Austin Music Foundation, 1333 Shore District Drive Suite 600
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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Free

 Artists & Musicians! Understand the important stuff when it comes to your federal tax return. Austin Music Foundation and Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA)  present The Art of Taxes: Musician’s Edition Created with musicians in mind, this seminar will walk you through your tax return, addressing common artist concerns and important IRS regulations pertaining to creative practices. Lisa Sretenovic will be sharing her expertise, highlighting the issues that many musicians encounter in their tax returns. Topics Covered:…

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17th Annual Black Composers Concert—The Living Composer

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Our 17th year of this annual event pays tribute to living African American composers from across the country. This year’s concert features works by Errollyn Wallen, Valerie Colman, James Lee III, and others. Special guests include award-winning pianist Artina McCain, who returns this season to curate the program; along with the incredible jazz group The Blacklist, and some of the featured composers!  The concerts are FREE and open to the public, though registration is recommended! Registration does NOT guarantee a…

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17th Annual Black Composers Concert—The Living Composer

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

Our 17th year of this annual event pays tribute to living African American composers from across the country. This year’s concert features works by Errollyn Wallen, Valerie Colman, James Lee III, and others. Special guests include award-winning pianist Artina McCain, who returns this season to curate the program; along with the incredible jazz group The Blacklist, and some of the featured composers!  The concerts are FREE and open to the public, though registration is recommended! Registration does NOT guarantee a…

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Matt the Electrician

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$21.00

Long Center Concert Club presents Matt the Electrician, Wednesday, February 12, in Rollins Studio Theatre. Despite the name, Matt the Electrician is no longer an electrician, focusing instead on a music career that has spanned the course of two decades, a dozen records, and thousands of shows. After moving to Austin and launching his career as a working-class folk musician, Matt began working as an electrician, spending his days wiring houses in the Texas heat. Once quitting time came, he’d…

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The Opulence Ball: Harlem Heat 2020

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - February 15 @ 2:00 am
The North Door, 502 Brushy St.
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$50 – $200

Austin’s swankiest Valentine’s gala returns! Austin Influential Group welcomes the return of Harlem Heat for another extravaganza of movement, sound and visual splendor in support of Austin Pets Alive. Highlighting the Harlem Renaissance, with an enthusiastic nod to the Afro-Latin influences of Cuba, this night will be filled with talented movers and shakers of Austin who will set the mood to hot jazz, sultry voices and intoxicating raucous dances.  Taking center stage, Austin's cream of the crop of talented African-American…

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Vieuxtemps & the Romantics

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Church, 4700 Grover Ave
Austin, 78756
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$12 – $30

ACMC honors the great movers and shakers of classical chamber music who celebrate big birthdays in 2019–2020 during their 39th season, Tribute. Celebrate Henri Vieuxtemps's 200th birthday with his Viola Sonata, accompanied by Gabriel Fauré's Piano Quartet in C Minor. Throughout the season, ACMC will celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday by featuring each of his cello sonatas; the January program will include his Cello Sonata No. 5. General Admission—$30 Student Rush—$12 with ID

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Come From Away

February 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until February 23, 2020

Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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$30

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. Performance Times: Tues-Fri at 8:00 pm | Sat at 2 & 8 pm | Sun at 1…

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Kinky Curly Coily Fest

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Empire Control Room, 606 e 7th st
Austin, TX United States
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$10 – $15

Kinky Curly Coily Fest A Natural Hair Festival Brought To You By Cha'keeta Banita Live Performances, Shopping, Sipping, Eating, Hair Appointments, and More!

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Inversion Ensemble presents Aether: Fire—passion/psyche

February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1500 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78746
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$20

Inversion Ensemble presents Aether: Fire—passion/psyche Feb. 29-Mar. 1 The innovative and critically acclaimed choral group, Inversion Ensemble, explores the four alchemical elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water in its fourth season, Aether. On February 29 and March 1, 2020, Inversion Ensemble presents the concert "Fire—passion/psyche," exploring how this element can both provide warmth and destruction and how it represents the human experience through passion and the psyche. Adding to Inversion Ensemble’s tally of 64 world premières, the concert features…

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Inversion Ensemble presents Aether: Fire—passion/psyche

February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1500 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78746
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$20

Inversion Ensemble presents Aether: Fire—passion/psyche Feb. 29-Mar. 1 The innovative and critically acclaimed choral group, Inversion Ensemble, explores the four alchemical elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water in its fourth season, Aether. On February 29 and March 1, 2020, Inversion Ensemble presents the concert "Fire—passion/psyche," exploring how this element can both provide warmth and destruction and how it represents the human experience through passion and the psyche. Adding to Inversion Ensemble’s tally of 64 world premières, the concert features…

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Inversion Ensemble presents Aether: Fire [Feb. 29 venue change]

February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$25

NOTE: VENUE CHANGE FOR FEB. 29 CONCERT Inversion Ensemble presents Aether: Fire—passion/psyche Feb. 29 at 7 PM Chapel at Concordia Lutheran Texas 11400 Concordia University Dr. Austin, Texas 78726 The innovative and critically acclaimed choral group, Inversion Ensemble, explores the four alchemical elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water in its fourth season, Aether. On February 29 and March 1, 2020, Inversion Ensemble presents the concert "Fire—passion/psyche," exploring how this element can both provide warmth and destruction and how it…

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