Weekend Event Guide

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Stevie Nicks
See Fleetwood Mac live in concert at the Frank Erwin Center this Saturday. Photo courtesy of LiveNation
Carnaval Brasileiro live
Carnaval Brasileiro returns for another night of non-stop samba sounds.  Photo by Carnaval Brasileiro
Far East Fest
Discover authentic Indian, Japanese, Thai, Chinese, and Korean fare at the Far East Fest this Saturday. Photo courtesy of Far East Fest
Stevie Nicks
Carnaval Brasileiro live
Far East Fest

Celebrate the Live Music Capital of the World this weekend with legendary concerts and musical events happening across the city. See Fleetwood Mac live at the Frank Erwin Center or dance the night away in an exotic costume at Carnaval Brasileiro. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Friday, February 8

Panic! At The Disco in concert with Two Feet
American rock band Panic! At The Disco takes to the Frank Erwin Center stage in support of their latest album, Pray For The Wicked. The enigmatic group behind top hits “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” and “Death of a Bachelor” has wowed audiences for more than a decade. Panic! will be joined by rock group Two Feet for an opening act.

Saturday, February 9

Far East Fest
Celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Asia with authentic cuisine at H-Mart. The Far East Fest features eats from more than 30 restaurants specializing in Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Korean, and Indian fare. During the all-you-can-eat event, attendees and judges will vote on their favorite creative dishes. In addition, guests can showcase their appetite for competition in a no-hands noodle eating contest. Other festival highlights include live performances, kid-friendly activities, and special VIP guests. For tickets, visit the Far East Fest website.

Austin Chamber Music Center presents The Black Composers Concert: The African Diaspora
The African diaspora is explored through sound. Curated by Austin Critics Table Award winner Artina McCain, this year’s Black Composers Concert feature talents including Chevalier de Saint-Georges, William Grant Still, and Tania Léon. Saturday and Sunday performances will be held at St. Andrew’s Upper School Dell Fine Arts Center and the George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, respectively. Admission to both shows is free with RSVP.

42nd Annual Carnaval Brasileiro
One of the largest indoor Brazilian Mardi Gras celebrations on the globe returns for another year of colorful, festive fun. Carnaval Brasileiro features performances by New York’s Beleza Brasil and Austin Samba along with a parade, body painting, and cash bars pouring quality cocktails all evening long. Held at Emo's, attendees are encouraged to dress in their most colorful plumage and dance the night away to big-beat samba drums. For tickets, visit the Carnaval website.

Fleetwood Mac in concert
Grammy Award-winning band Fleetwood Mac stops at the Frank Erwin Center as part of their North American tour. Music legends Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, and John McVie join newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn for a can’t-miss night of iconic songs. Select tickets are still available.