FREE Date Nights in Austin has a swank night swim with live music at The W Hotel’s WET deck, the 25th Anniversary of Wimberley Glassworks with a special performance by Marcia Ball, and award-winning comedienne Vanessa Gonzalez performing her side-splitting stand-up at The Highball.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The City of Austin has temporarily banned public gatherings. Please stay home. The Free Fun in Austin calendar is only for live digital events at this time.
Take happy hour to the next level with a FREE Night Swim at W Hotel’s WET deck with a poolside performance. Starting at 5:00 p.m. there will be drink specials and music by Emily Bell. There will also be a pool side screening from the Austin Music Video Festival. Must be 21+ and RSVP to reserve a spot. W Hotel, 200 Lavaca St, Austin.
Join Collide for a stripped down live performance from Carry Illinois, followed by a DJ set from the band. The FREE show kicks off at 8:00 p.m. Collide atx, 1802 E 6th St, Austin.
Join Hewlett Volkswagon at 5:00 p.m. as they celebrate the arrival of the all new Volkswagen Atlas. Enjoy live music, FREE food, and door prizes while you test drive and experience the latest model’s third row seating, pedestrian monitoring, panoramic sunroof and more. Bring your friends to check out all the features and maybe take home a few prizes. Hewlett Volkswagon, 7951 Hewlett Loop, Georgetown.
Presented by 93.3 KGSR, enjoy FREE live music for 24 consecutive weeks at the iconic Shady Grove for one of Austin’s longest running free concert series. There’s still no cover charge for the best music, food, and fun you’ll experience under the clear, warm skies of Austin! This week’s much-loved Unplugged at The Grove will feature Bee Caves at 8:00 p.m. Parking is available at the Bicycle Sports Shop right down the street at 517 S Lamar Blvd. Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.
Friday, June 2, 2017
The North Mississippi All-Stars will be at Waterloo for a FREE in-store performance at 5:00 p.m. Celebrating their latest album, Prayer for Peace, North Mississippi Allstars weave their bred-to-the-bone musical sensibility with a potent message of positivity, inclusion, family, and hope. Shiner Beer will be on hand providing free refreshments, as well. Waterloo Records, 600A N Lamar Blvd, Austin.
Kick off summer by dancing to some of the best Salsa tunes in Austin! Artessano is providing music by Hecho a Mano and a FREE keg of official handmade beer. The FREE show starts at 8:00 p.m. Artessano, 1211 E 6th St, Austin.
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Austin Eastciders presents Os Alquimistas and Jai Amalno for a FREE show starting at 1:00 p.m. The show is part of the Daybird Local Music Series, a first year effort from Visit Austin and the Music & Entertainment Division of the City of Austin that aims to promote and create live music experiences during earlier afternoon hours for visitors and locals alike. Catch some of the best sounds the city has to offer at some great music venues, 1-5:00 p.m., every Saturday in June. 3Ten, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin.
Enjoy Saturday nights outdoors with live music by The Fabulous Chevelles, specials, and great shopping. The music begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hill Country Galleria’s Central Plaza. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this FREE show. Bring your family, friends, and lawn chairs. Order to go food or delivery from Hill Country Galleria restaurants, and arrive early to ensure you get a free SWAG bag filled with fun items and discounts from the Hill Country Galleria merchants and sponsors. Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave.
Wimberley Glassworks is proud to invite you to an electric evening of live music, cold beer, and a celebration a quarter century in the making: the Wimberley Glassworks 25th Fest! Their anniversary blowout features a FREE concert by Grammy-nominated Blues pianist Marcia Ball performing with The Marcia Ball Band! The show starts at 5:00 p.m. Wimberley Glassworks, 6469 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley.
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Stand-Up, Dammit! is a monthly FREE stand-up comedy showcase at The Highball featuring the best comics in Austin and from other places. This month’s featured comedienne is the incredible Vanessa Gonzalez. Highly revered in the Austin comedy scene, Vanessa makes being funny look easy, whether it’s in her one woman shows, in an improv comedy setting, on this stage with Laugh, Dammit! Game Show, as an actress, or in sketch comedy. She’s performed for Moontower Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketch Fest, and Vancouver Sketch Fest. Most recently she placed third in the prestigious Funniest Person in Austin contest. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. The Highball, 1720 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.
Ask any member of The Railhouse Band what style of music they draw inspiration from and you’ll get responses ranging from swing to the blues to metal and folk, but the musical styles they would all agree upon that have had a unifying affect would be country and western. Yes, both kinds of music. Head out to the AGBG at 4:00 p.m. and check them out for yourself. FREE! The AGBG, 1305 W Oltorf St, Austin.