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

Ballet Under the Stars
Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble performs just before sundown at Zilker Hillside Theater. Photo courtesy of Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble
Kelly Willis
Country music star Kelly Willis returns to the Paramount Theatre. Photo courtesy of Paramount Theatre
An American in Paris
The hit Broadway musical comes alive on the Bass Concert Hall stage this weekend. Photo by Angela Sterling
Ballet Under the Stars
Kelly Willis
An American in Paris

This weekend is gonna be a scorcher, but these hot events will help you keep your cool. See Broadway hit An American in Paris or treat yourself to a little pampering at The Beauty Co-Lab Pop-Up Shop. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, May 31

Broadway in Austin presents An American in Paris
Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Christopher Wheldon’s hit Broadway musical makes its Austin debut at Bass Concert Hall. In the aftermath of World War II, an American soldier and a mysterious French girl yearn for a fresh start. The gripping story set in the City of Lights is accompanied by acclaimed works from George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin. Performances through June 3, and check out our sneak peek here.

Friday, June 1

Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends
Actor Rob Lowe makes a stop in Austin in support of his one man show, Stories I Only Tell My Friends at the Paramount Theatre. The limited-run tour pulls inspiration from Lowe’s two New York Times bestsellers, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life, and delivers insights from the actor’s iconic career spanning four decades. Select general seating tickets still available.

Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble presents Ballet Under the Stars
Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble delivers its annual finale production just before sundown at Zilker Hillside Theater. Ballet Under the Stars features original works created by the ensemble’s resident artists and span a range of dance styles. Admission is free but donations are encouraged.

Saturday, June 2

Kelly Willis in concert
Kelly Willis returns to the Paramount Theatre for a show celebrating her new album, Back Being Blue. The talented country music singer-songwriter, known for hits including “Cheater’s Game” and “Baby Take a Piece of My Heart,” makes her way back to Austin for an intimate, one-night only performance. Tickets still available.

Sunday, June 3

The Beauty Co-Lab Pop-Up Shop
Indulge in a little skin care and beauty TLC at the most glamorous event of the weekend. The Beauty Co-Lab pop-up features a barrage of local cosmetic companies including Elevé Cosmetics, Lip Service XO, and RIMIX Cosmetics along with homegrown skincare brands Olive + M, Absorb Skincare, and others. Guests can enjoy CBD pedicures from Peppermint Pedi Parlor and spray tans and sugaring by Bronzed Bunny Austin. Admission is free.