Below are some cool events to check out during this record-breaking hot summer we’re having in Austin.


Free Concert in the Park

Sunday evenings at The Long Center,

Blues on the Green

August 4 and August 18 at Zilker Park,

Joan Baez

August 6 at Stubbs

Tribute to a Jazz Giant

August 6 at The Elephant Room

Dierks Bentley

August 21 at Nutty Brown Cafe

The Eggmen

August 27 at Nutty Brown Cafe

Arts & Expos

Moody Gardens & Galveston Islands

All month at Bob Bullock Museum

Cindi Wright

August 5 at First Thursdays, all of the West End Galleries

Cronkite, Eyewitness to a Century

All month at LBJ Library

America / Americas

August 5 at Blanton Art Museum

Spaghetti Modern

August 14 at Austin Art Garage

Theatre & Comedy

Kathy Griffin

August 5 at The Long Center

The Wedding Singer

August 6 – September 5 at Georgetown Palace

John Caparulo

August 11-14 at Capital City Comedy Club

Cyndi Lauper

August 10 at The Paramount Theatre

Maggie Mat & Bryan Gaar

August 13 and 14 at The Velveeta Room

Sports & Outdoors

Deep Eddy Pool Movie Night

August 7 and 14

Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita 5K Run

August 5 at Johnson Creek Trailhead

How to Manage Garden Insects

August 21 at LCRA Redbud Center


August 28 at Fiesta Gardens

Other Fun Events

20th Annual Lake Travis Flight

August 7 at Mansfield Dam

Austin Bead Society Bazaar

August 7 and 8 at Palmer Events Center

Tour Casa Neverlandia

August 8 in South Austin (reservations required)

American Idol Auditions

August 11 at Frank Erwin Center

Ringling Brothers & Barnum Bailey Circus

August 18-22 at Frank Erwin Center

Annual Tax Holiday

August 20-22 at Retail Stores

Identification Day

August 29 at Texas Memorial Museum



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