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

Mary J. Blige, Houston Rodeo 2013
Mary J. Blige and Nas perform their first-ever joint tour at the Austin360 Amphitheater this Saturday.  Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
TexARTS Professional Series presents Annie
Charming Orphan Annie heads to the TexARTS Kam & James Morris Theatre stage this weekend only.  Photo by April Paine Photography
Leslie Kell: "Different Worlds" opening reception
Experience an immersive exhibit by artist Leslie Kell at Elisabet Ney Museum.  Photo courtesy of Elizabet Ney Museum
Mary J. Blige, Houston Rodeo 2013
TexARTS Professional Series presents Annie
Leslie Kell: "Different Worlds" opening reception

It's the weekend of the co-headlining tour as Austin 360 Amphitheater hosts two superstar matchups. Catch famed musical Annie with the entire family in tow, or dine on dishes at H Mart's special foodie festival. For a full listing of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, August 1

Elisabet Ney Museum presents Leslie Kell: “Different Worlds” opening reception
Artist Leslie Kell’s newest work makes its debut at the Elisabet Ney Museum. This solo exhibition uses distortion and prismatic effects on photography, creating otherworldly pieces. Among the highlights is a custom triptych created to commemorate the museum’s rich history. Following the opening, the exhibit will be on display through September 1.

TexARTS Professional Series presents Annie
The beloved story of the charming little orphan girl searching for a family comes to life at the TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater. Based on the book by Thomas Meehan, Annie is a family-friendly musical that shares the importance of positivity, perseverance, and love. Performances through August 4.

Blink-182 and Lil Wayne in concert
Blink-182 and Lil Wayne join forces for a genre-bending, co-headlining show at the Austin360 Amphitheater as part of their nationwide summer tour. Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Wayne hits the stage in support of his 2018 album, Tha Carter V. Meanwhile, pop-punk stars Blink-182 will be performing songs from their upcoming album as well as playing their pivotal album Enema of the State from start to finish. General admission tickets are still available.

Saturday, August 3

H Mart presents Market Eatery Festival
Explore the flavors and dishes of the Far East at a festival fit for world travelers and foodies alike. H Mart hosts a full day of authentic Asian bites, including bulgogi and kimchi, all made using time-honored, traditional techniques. Market Eatery Festival highlights include discounted specials on food hall vendors, special prices on Soju and Korean wines, face painting, themed nail art, raffle prizes, and more.

Mary J. Blige and Nas in concert
Legendary hip-hop and R&B artists Mary J. Blige and Nas make a stop at the Austin360 Amphitheater in support of their first-ever co-headlining tour. After rising to fame in their respective genres during the 1990s, both Blige and Nas have garnered countless awards and dominated radio charts with hits such as “Real Love” and “One Mic.” Select tickets are still available.