- June 4, 2015

Free Date Nights in Austin (June 4-7, 2015)


FREE-DATES-IN-AUSTINThursday, June 4, 2015

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Oh Dragon Theatre Company presents a hilarious, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s extensive playbook at 8pm on June 4th, 5th, and 6th. Three madcap individuals weave their wacky way through ALL of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in one wild evening that will leave you rolling with laughter! This is a FREE event, but donations are appreciated. Seating will start at 7:30pm and is first come, first serve. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, pack a picnic, and enjoy the show! (Pan Am Hillside Stage, 2100 East 3rd Street, Austin)

Movies in the Park: The NeverEnding Story

Movies in the Park is a series of FREE films brought to you by the Austin Parks Foundation and presented by Alamo Drafthouse. Austin residents and visitors can bring their blanket or lawn chairs (and often a picnic dinner!) for a fun and relaxing evening under the beautiful Austin night sky. Dogs, picnics, and lawn chairs are welcome. Alcoholic beverages, glass and styrofoam are not permitted in the park. This Thursday’s showing will be The Neverending Story at 8:30pm. (Dick Nichols District Park, 8011 Beckett Road, Austin)

Unplugged at The Grove

Join KGSR at the iconic Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road for one of Austin’s longest running FREE concert series. The live music begins with Dale Watson at 8pm. Additional parking is available at the Bicycle Sports Shop right down the street at 517 S. Lamar Blvd. (Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin)

Improv Zero

Interested in improv? Want to take a test drive first? Check out Improv Zero, a FREE intro to improv class at The New Movement every Thursday at 6:30pm. (The New Movement, 616 Lavaca, Austin)

Friday, June 5, 2015

That ’80s Concert!

The Austin Civic Orchestra will once again present its annual FREE Pops Concerts at the Sheffield Hillside Theater in Zilker Park. Join in this Friday and Saturday at 8pm as they celebrate Trapper Keepers, Jordache jeans, and neon in That ’80s Concert! (Zilker Hillside Theater, 2201 Barton Springs Road, Austin)

Susanna Sharpe Concert at Mueller

Come out to the amphitheater from 6-8pm for a FREE concert by beloved Austin artist Susanna Sharpe with her virtuoso Brazilian quintet. Presented by Austin Classical Guitar and Mueller, this free concert is the first of Austin Classical Guitar’s Brasil! Summer Series. (Mueller Lake Park Amphitheatre, 4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin)

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Local & Live – Free Music Series featuring Skyline

Local & Live is a music series put on by the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Austin Visitor Center from 1-3pm. All shows are FREE and open to the public.  Come hear why Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World! (Austin Visitors Bureau, 602 E. 4th Street, Austin)

The Grove Music Series at Southpark Meadows

This week’s Southpark After Dark will feature Fire Flight, a progressive ’70s rock band. The FREE concert is from 7-10pm. Pick up a backstage pass savings card and present it to save at participating Southpark Meadows retailers and eateries.  The card is available at Amy’s Ice Creams, Mama Fu’s, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Quiznos, Reel Popcorn, Sport Clips and Waterloo Ice House. Check Facebook for updates. (Southpark Meadows, IH35 & Slaughter Lane, Austin)

Concert Series at Hill Country Galleria

Enjoy Saturday nights outdoors with live music and great shopping. The FREE music begins at 7pm in the Hill Country Galleria’s outdoor amphitheater. This week’s guest is Amanda Pearcy. Bring a blanket to lounge on the grassy lawn during the show. Browse the vendors, order to-go food and have it delivered to your spot on the grassy lawn. (Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Rd, Bee Cave)

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Austin Symphony Hartman Foundation “Concerts in the Park”

The Hartman Foundation FREE “Concerts in the Park,” presented by the Austin Symphony Orchestra, bring the community together, just as similar events did in town centers years ago. This Sunday the Brass section will play at 7:30pm. Free Parking is available at One Texas Center located on Barton Springs Rd. @ S. 1st St. (Long Center, 701 W Riverside, Austin)