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Hole in the Wall celebrating 40th anniversary with epic 10-day music extravaganza

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Hole in the Wall is celebrating 40 years of greatness. Courtesy photo

Hole in the Wall, the drag's iconic bar and music venue, is celebrating 40 years of "cheap music, fast drinks and live women" with a 10-day music extravaganza.

Kicking off on Thursday, June 19 and running through Sunday June 29, Hole in the Wall will host 40 bands over the course of the celebration. With cover charges ranging from free to $15, the anniversary party is a virtual steal with performances by such bands as Fastball, Black Joe Lewis, Two Hoots & a Holler, Riverboat Gamblers, The Carper Family and Mike and the Moonpies.

A host of local breweries are also joining in the festivities. (512) Brewery, Real Ale Brewing Company and Live Oak Brewing Company are all offering limited commemorative beers in honor of this true Austin original.

Thursday, June 19
Show starts at 9 pm — $5
Grand Champeen
Moonlight Towers
Lil' Cap'n Travis

Friday, June 20
Show starts at 7 pm — $10
Two Hoots & a Holler with Joe King Carrasco
Neptunes
Texas Mavericks
LeRoi Brothers
Brooks Brannon

Saturday, June 21
Show starts at 9 pm — $12
Sincola
Fastball
Wannabes
Magnet School

Sunday, June 22
Show starts at 9 pm — free
Rock and Roll Free For All Circus with Superego All Stars
Ramsay Midwood
Sixteen Deluxe
Flying Saucers
Orange Mothers
Hard Pans

Monday, June 23
Show starts at 9 pm — $5
Leo Rondeau
Mike and the Moonpies
The Carper Family
Roger Wallace

Tuesday, June 24
Show starts at 9 pm — $5
The Bread
Mrs Glass
Clyde and Clem's Whiskey Business
Bridge Farmers

Wednesday, June 25
Show starts at 9 pm — $5
Ben Ballinger
Founding Fathers with Black Joe Lewis and Walter Daniels
Beaver Nelson

Thursday, June 26
Show starts at 9 pm — $5
Riverboat Gamblers
A Giant Dog
The Bremen Riot
BLXPLTN

Friday, June 27
Show starts at 9 pm — $10
PONG
Cat Scientist
Pocket FishRmen
Churchwood

Saturday, June 28
Show starts at 9 pm — $15
Hickoids
Mojo Nixon & the Toadliquors
Shoulders

Sunday, June 29
Show starts at 7 pm — free
Ben Ballinger

Bands and nightly lineups are subject to change, so make sure to check Hole in the Wall's website before heading out.

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