Thursday, February 12
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.
Nominated for the 2015 Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards, this hillbilly rock ‘n’ roll band is fronted by powerhouse Jane Rose. The Nashville-based band tours frequent through Austin and will be joined by the Phantom Shakers. This FREE show starts at 8pm. (Lucky Lounge, 209A West 5th, Austin)
Soul Thursdays at The Blackheart with ROXY ROCA and Mrs. Glass. This dynamite duo of bands is reuniting at the Blackheart this Thursday and serving up lots of booty-shaking and feel good soul starting at 9pm. (The Blackheart, 86 Rainey Street, Austin)
Friday, February 13
John Evans Band will headline Hill’s Cafe this Friday. This rockabilly band has a loyal fanbase and has been playing honky tonks in Texas for years. This set will be acoustic and indoors. FREE music from 7-9pm. (Hill’s Cafe, 4700 South Congress Ave, Austin)
Saturday, February 14
A great line-up of breakout bands and up-and-comers for a Valentine’s date (or anti-Valentine’s date!) The FREE show starts at 9:45pm with Christy Hays, 10:45pm Madisons, 11:45pm Ruby Fray, and Harvest Thieves headlining at 12:45am. (The Blackheart, 86 Rainey Street, Austin)
SURE THING comedy show at the original Austin Java starts at 8pm. Various comedians are performing and the show is hosted by Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O’Grady. These events have been filling up quickly so be sure to get there early! Doors open at 7:30pm. FREE! (Austin Java Parkway, 1206 Parkway, Austin)
E4 Gallery will be holding FREE demonstrations in unique printmaking techniques every Sunday this month. This Sunday’s demonstration will feature Intaglio on Clay with Mary Fischer from noon-2pm. The event will be held on the left side of Armadillo Clay and Supplies. (Armadillo Clay & Supplies, 3307 East 4th Street, Austin)
Movie Night at TOMS
Head on over to TOMS on SoCo for a 7pm screening of the Austin classic, Dazed and Confused. The movie is FREE and the weather will be great for a night out under the stars. (TOMS, 1401 South Congress, Austin)
For family date ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Austin, head over here!
Heather Schuck is the CEO of the children’s lifestyle brand, Glamajama. When she’s not scheming “glama” world domination or mentoring young designers, you can find her in her front yard chasing her three children with a garden hose. Connect with her at glamaLIFE or on Facebook.