Parties, performances, and Pink Floyd top the best things to do in Austin this weekend. Celebrate four years of Barley Swine with a curated menu by chef Bryce Gilmore or get a first taste of the newest Celis Brewery ale at a burlesque party you won’t want to miss. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 16
Barley Swine presents 4th Anniversary Celebration
Barley Swine celebrates four years since opening its doors on Burnet Road with a four-day discounted tasting menu and anniversary festivities. This celebratory menu will feature a decadent mix of seasonal and familiar dishes curated by James Beard Award finalist chef Bryce Gilmore. Tickets include a custom pairing option for a well-rounded and flavorful feast.
Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross and Dave Attell
Comedians Jeff Ross and Dave Attell bring their co-headlining live show, Bumping Mics, to the Paramount Theatre for a night of tag-team humor. In the wake of their successful popular series of the same name, the two humorists promise fresh stand-up material and audience participation for an unforgettable evening of entertainment. A limited number of tickets are still available.
Friday, January 17
Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular
A psychedelic laser show paying homage to iconic rock band Pink Floyd returns to the ATX for fans old and new. Audiences can expect a fusion of concert quality sound, mind-expanding effects, video projections, and high-powered lasers set to the tune of the most loved Pink Floyd songs. Visit the event website to purchase tickets to the ACL Live show.
Saturday, January 18
Celis Brewery presents Beerlesque Quadrupel Release Party
Get the first-ever taste of the newest Celis Brewery ale during a racy release party. Violet Crown Quadrupel Ale makes its debut with the help of a live performance by The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue. Additional party highlights include food specials and discounted brews. Admission is free.
Sunday, January 19
Austin Traditional Jazz Society presents 18th Annual ATJS Jam Session
The Austin Traditional Jazz Society hosts another year of jams at the Cap City Comedy Club. During the session, available jazz musicians will assemble at random, creating a series of ad hoc bands to celebrate and pay tribute to the musical genre that helped define the entir nation. Guests can enjoy food, a full bar, and two dance floors to keep the groove going all night long. Admission is free.