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August 2018

Open Mic Night at Gourdough’s!

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Gourdough’s Public House, 2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Come and keep your mid-week drive alive with music, laughs, friends, and donuts! Gourdough's Open Mic is coming at you every Wednesday!! Bring your instruments and come join in on the fun! Drink Specials: $4 Happy Meals! $4 Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery drinks! -All ages -Always FREE For more info [email protected]

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TOTO at Stubb’s

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Toto is coming to Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater Aug. 15 on their "40 Trips Around The Sun" Tour! Tickets on-sale to the public Fri, Mar. 2 10AM! Tickets: http://fgtix.to/2sVCImF Historically, few ensembles in the history of recorded music have individually or collectively had a larger imprint on pop culture than the members of TOTO. As individuals, the band members’ performances can be heard on an astonishing 5000 albums that together amass a sales history of a HALF A BILLION albums.…

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Loverboy Comedy Improv @ ColdTowne Theater Every Wednesday

August 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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Loverboy uses real dating and relationship stories to inspire their fast-paced and exciting improv show. Each performance features a different guest storyteller that will delight the audience with their most shocking, cringe-worthy and downright hilarious tales of dating gone wrong (or right!)

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Dreadneck Wednesday

August 15 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Flamingo Cantina, 515 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Dreadneck Wednesday at FLAMINGO CANTINA is the Mau Mau Chaplains' weekly reggae residency for the Austin massive. We refer to it as "reggae church". It's free. Put on your ites, green and gold and bring a likkle tribute for the band. We'll have cool Red Stripe on ice and Winston's Kitchen on hand with delicious Caribbean fare; Jah Bill on the ones and twos!

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Buzzkill at the Buzzmill Every Wednesday at 9 pm – FREE!

August 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Buzzmill, 1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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FREE

Every Wednesday, the Buzzmill coffee shop turns into a packed comedy venue for Buzzkill at the Buzzmill, hosted by the refreshingly blunt and awesome Katie Pengra.

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San José Presents : Jardin Party with DJ Mike Garrido

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hotel San José, 1316 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Come by the third Thursday every month, from 6-9pm to listen to DJ Mike Garrido spinning world soul, funk and tropicalia in the lounge. Free and open to the public.

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Robi Polgar Live Music

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Weekly
The Butterfly Bar Austin, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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Free

You can find Robi strumming and singing his Brit-pop hits every Friday for your happy hour listening pleasure! Start the weekend off right with a cold cocktail and an order of you favorite tune on Robi's song menu. 

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Zilker Theatre Productions presents: All Shook Up

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2018

Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Dr
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Free

Zilker Theatre Productions is kicking off its 60th anniversary season with its production of All Shook Up, celebrating six decades of free musicals in Austin with a callback to the rock ‘n’ roll era. All Shook Up combines all the magic of the Broadway and the hip-shaking rock ‘n’ roll of Elvis Presley. The free show features 24 of Elvis’s hits in a family-friendly story celebrating the power of music, inclusion and good old-fashioned roustabout rebellion. This season’s run includes…

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Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson: Twins Of Evil

August 17 @ 7:00 pm
Austin360 Amphitheater, 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd
Austin, TX 78617 United States
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Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson will team up this summer for the ‘Twins of Evil’ tour. Produced by Live Nation, the 29-date co-headlining North American summer tour includes an Austin performance on Friday, August 17 at Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas. The pair of rock icons will perform in support of their recent albums, Zombie’s 2016 The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser and Manson’s 2017 Heaven Upside Down. • ON SALE SATURDAY, MARCH 24, AT…

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HAIL YASSS! 60 years of Madonna (a drag tribute)

August 17 @ 10:00 pm - August 18 @ 2:00 am
$7

We'll be causing a commotion at the next Hail Yasss! We are honoring her Madgesty for her 60th birthday! Take a bow, girl! This drag tribute is just for you! FEATURING OUR LADIES OF THE OUTHAUS: *Arcie Cola* *Bulimianne Rhapsody* *Cupcake* *Kitty Buick* *Louisianna Purchase* *Summer Clearance* *Zane Zena* SPECIAL GUESTS: *Berlin Fatale* *Mars* *Noodles* DJ Daddie Dearest Express yourself and bring your best Madonna look for a chance to win $100! Doors at 10. Show at 11. $7, 18+

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Angry Orchard Rock The Roots Music Tour

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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This Rock the Roots stop is a one-day music festival featuring:  Sublime with Rome Lupe Fiasco Collie Buddz G. Love and Special Sauce The Original Wailers Share this event with friends! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Cider Rocks! Join us in Austin, TX at Carson Creek Ranch on August 18th for the 2018 Angry Orchard Rock the Roots Tour. Rock the Roots is a one-day cider and music festival you don’t’ want to miss. If you love hard cider, great music, hanging with your friends and meeting new ones then…

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Live Music & Brewery Tour by Twisted Texas Tours

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

$55

Twisted Texas’ Live Music and Brewery Tour puts the party on wheels and combines two of Austin’s favorites, music and beer. This two-and-a-half-hour tour takes guests to two local breweries for tastings and a behind-the-scenes look at Austin’s booming craft beer industry. In between brewery stops and beer samples, a local band rides aboard the tour bus providing entertainment and showing guests why Austin is the ‘Live Music Capital of the World.’ This boozy, jammin’ tour is BYOB and has…

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Austin Symphony Ensemble and Instrument Petting Zoo

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ruiz Branch, Austin Public Library, 1600 Grove Blvd
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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Take in a musical afternoon of listening pleasure with members of Austin's oldest performance group, the renowned Austin Symphony, then try out a classical instrument for yourself. 18+ only. Austin Public Library's Summer Reading Program for adults, Book Your Summer, is about reading and so much more. It’s about coming together to create, learn, and celebrate community. Read, watch, and participate in this year’s variety of programs for Adults 18+! For more information call 512-974-7400 or Ask a Librarian.

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Live Music at backYARD at Waller Creek

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
backYARD at Waller Creek, 701 East 7th Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

On Saturday, August 18, join us in the backYARD at Waller Creek for jams with The Rewinders. Enjoy the rest of summer featuring live music performances from local talent each Saturday of August at 7:00 p.m. Complete the night with tasty dishes from backYARD’s new Executive Chef Thad Crennen, plus, craft brews and cocktails from the bar. There is a self-park garage and street parking available.

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Aparna Nancherla

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Stateside at the Paramount, 713 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Aparna started out doing comedy in her hometown of Washington D.C. and now resides in New York City. 2016’s Elle’s Women in Comedy Issue, featured her as one of the most exciting new voices to hit the comedy scene. She is a series regular in the debut season of Comedy Central’s Corporate and has reprised her role in season 2 of HBO’s CRASHING. Aparna is also featured in the second season of Netflix’s The Standups. Other television credits include Netflix’s…

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Streetlight Manifesto at Emo’s

August 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Emo’s, 2015 E Riverside Dr
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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Streetlight Manifesto - Performing Everything Goes Numb in it's Entirety is coming to Emo's August 18th! Tickets go on-sale Friday 3/30 https://fgtix.to/2pMvPzb Streetlight Manifesto Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/artist/1OKOTYGoCE2buxTYMegJp7?si=hfUwR3HfRSK3Gscdk8blFQ Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOwqsnaH5sjvLZrCRq8hAUA Website:http://www.streetlightmanifesto.com/ Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/SManifesto/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/smanifesto/?hl=en Twitter:http://twitter.com/#!/smanifesto

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W Austin WET Deck SoundWave // Every Sunday 12 pm – Sundown

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

W Austin WET Deck, 200 Lavaca Street
Austin, 78701
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$20

W Austin presents a Sunday Funday favorite - SOUNDWAVE SUNDAYS from 12 PM – sundown. BEATS by DJ Bird Peterson and special guests play poolside while guests lounge comfortably in cabanas. Tickets are $20 for non guests and the event is complimentary for guests of W Austin.

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Quiz Night at The Highball ($100 prize)

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Geeks Who Drink at The Highball, 1120 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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With the largest cash prize in Texas + free Alamo Drafthouse movie tickets + two broken, middle-aged bearded men as hosts, it's no wonder Geeks Who Drink at The Highball is the longest running* quiz in Austin. Gather your teams of up to six and join us every-ish Sunday night at 7pm for two or so hours of food, folks, and fun. Need a team? Comment in the event to find some new pals. * Probably.

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“F#@K This Week!” – Free Comedy Mondays @ New Movement Theater

August 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The New Movement Theater, 616 LAVACA
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Hey! Last week sucked and this week has potential to suck to right? So here’s the deal, let’s get ahead of the curve and say Fuck This Week. Every Monday at 8PM our crack team of comics will take your complaints, worries, and stresses and turn them into improvised gold on the TNM stage. You’re lucky we’re hear for you to vent to, otherwise you’d have to make light of your struggles yourself. But don’t worry, we love you and…

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Coldtowne Theater Presents ‘Schtick!’ – Comedy Open Mic For New Material $5

August 20 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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FREE

It's good, it's bad, IT'S UGLY, but that's the unique charm of Coltowne Theater's comedy open mic every Monday night from 10 p.m.-midnight! Come check it out for yourself.

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Bluegrass Night – 8:30 pm Mondays @ Radio Coffee & Beer

August 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Radio Coffee & Beer, 4204 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Free

World class string players assembling in random rotation to play old bluegrass standards – none of those newfangled modern originals.

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The Michael Hale Trio w/Mac McIntosh @ The Continental Club Gallery

August 20 @ 10:30 pm - 1:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The Continental Club Gallery, 1313 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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FREE

One of Austin's little dirty secrets is that Monday is as good a night to go out as any. We don't judge. If you're out and looking for a jazzy, mellow show with no cover, come check out Michael Hale on drums, Jimmy Blazer on upright bass, Ross Margitza on piano, and Mac McIntosh with incomparable vocals at the Continental Club Gallery upstairs on South Congress!

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Open Mic Night at Gourdough’s!

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Gourdough’s Public House, 2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Come and keep your mid-week drive alive with music, laughs, friends, and donuts! Gourdough's Open Mic is coming at you every Wednesday!! Bring your instruments and come join in on the fun! Drink Specials: $4 Happy Meals! $4 Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery drinks! -All ages -Always FREE For more info [email protected]

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Snap Judgment

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Snap Judgment, the smoking-hot public radio show and podcast, returns to the Paramount this summer for live storytelling that features performances by the nation’s top storytellers. Garnering national attention for the selection of nonfiction narrative that straps audiences into an audio rollercoaster, these tickets go quickly, so be sure to tune into KUT 90.5 on Sunday mornings at 11:00am to catch the radio show, and then get your tickets before they’re gone.

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Dreadneck Wednesday

August 22 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Flamingo Cantina, 515 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Dreadneck Wednesday at FLAMINGO CANTINA is the Mau Mau Chaplains' weekly reggae residency for the Austin massive. We refer to it as "reggae church". It's free. Put on your ites, green and gold and bring a likkle tribute for the band. We'll have cool Red Stripe on ice and Winston's Kitchen on hand with delicious Caribbean fare; Jah Bill on the ones and twos!

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