Birds Barbershop is celebrating the Mon., Feb. 29, 2016 opening of its newest location on Rock Rose – the all-new, locally-focused district at Phase III of the Domain – with a family pack giveaway of four free haircuts and a Verb Products gift bag. This marks Birds Barbershop’s eighth location since its founding by co-owners Michael Portman and Jayson Rapaport ten years ago in South Austin.
Born and Raised in Austin
In 2006, childhood friends Michael Portman and Jayson Rapaport found themselves living in Austin, TX, with nowhere to get an affordable, high-quality haircut. Together, they created a salon for men and women, took out all the fuss, and added free Shiner beer to the experience. An addiction to old school arcade games developed.
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Since first opening its doors, Birds Barbershop has been named six consecutive times to ELLE Magazine’s list of the 100 best salons in America and by the Austin Chronicle as Best Haircut every year since opening. Austin Chronicle readers have also voted Birds Barbershop Best Haircut for Kids, for eight years running!
Birds Lands on Rock Rose
Located on a new street among upscale establishments, the Birds’ design team set out to create a shop that felt dressed up, yet characteristically relaxed.
The “Putt-Putt meets Country Club” theme was a collaboration of like-minded enthusiasts of all things Palm Springs, preppy and racquet sports, located at the 19th hole of the Beverly Hills Hotel, if such a place existed.
Phillip Niemeyer of Northern Southern gallery in north Austin oversaw art implementation. Mark Odom Studio oversaw architecture and Joel Mozersky godfathered design, as he has every Birds since the first shop opened on South Lamar Blvd. in May 2006.
How it Works
Birds Barbershop offers cuts and color services for men, women and children. Haircuts are available to customers who walk-in or call-ahead (just ring Birds at 512-610-7600 to get on the list for even faster service!), with appointments available for color services.
- Buzzcut – $15 (clippers all around with one guard)
- Shortcut – $25 (basic short-length cut; hairwash available for an extra $5)
- Kidcut – $20 (kids 10 years and younger; no hairwash or style included)
- Girlybird – $30 (cut for kids under 10 that requires a hairwash and style)
- Midcut – $30 (more technical cut of hair below the top of the ears, but shorter than the chin)
- Ladybird – $45 (longer length haircuts, below chin level; includes wash, cut and style)
- Color Services – Start at $50+
Birds Barbershop Rock Rose is located at 11420 Rock Rose Avenue and is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information or to view schedules, visit birdsbarbershop.com.
Enter our Birds Barbershop on Rock Rose giveaway for your chance to win a family pack of four free haircuts! One lucky winner will be selected at random on Sunday, March 6, 2016 and notified by email. The winner’s name will be on file at reception, so be sure to bring photo ID to claim your prize. Prizes will not be mailed. Sweepstakes Official Rules.
For your chance to win, simply fill out the form below.