Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in Austin this weekend
Live music may not help you beat the heat, but it's sure to keep you equal parts distracted and highly entertained. Luckily, our agenda is stacked with concerts, comedy shows, and theater arts worthy of our city’s reputation. Check out the top seven things to do in Austin this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 3
Rhett Miller in concert
Singer and Old 97’s frontman Rhett Miller plays live in concert at the 04 Center. Fans can expect music from Miller’s 2022 solo album, The Misfit. He’s known for songs including “Come Around” and “Fireflies.” For ticket availability and more information, go to prekindle.com.
Magnolia Musical Theatre presents Beauty and The Beast
The story of an unconventional romance and true love unfolds on stage through music and movement in the Hill Country Galleria’s Central Plaza. Fairy tale fans can experience Beauty and the Beast with beloved characters, music, and magic known from the 1991 blockbuster Disney film. Following opening weekend, performances are scheduled through August 13. Admission to all shows is free and open to guests of all ages. For more details, visit magnoliamt.org.
Cap City Comedy Club presents Bryan Callen
Capitol City Comedy Club welcomes Bryan Callen to the stage for a three-day, multiple-show run. The actor and comedian is widely known for his recurring role as “Coach Mellor” on ABC’s Schooled and The Goldbergs, and has appeared in films like Ride Along. For more details, go to capcitycomedy.com.
Friday, August 4
Moody Amphitheater presents Dominic Fike in concert
Singer-songwriter and pop culture celebrity Dominic Fike performs live at Moody Amphitheater in support of his new album, Sunburn. Fike comes to Austin fresh off noteworthy festival runs including Coachella earlier this year. In addition to his music, the singer is widely known for his role on the HBO drama series Euphoria. Go to Ticketmaster for show details.
Country Music Live presents Clint Black in concert
Country music superstar Clint Black comes to the Austin area as part of the ongoing Country Music Live concert series presented by KASE101 & 98.1 KVET. The singer-songwriter and voice behind hit songs including “Killin’ Time” and “Like the Rain” will perform songs from his extensive discography at Round Rock Amp. Fellow artist Rick Trevino joins Black as a special guest. Get tickets at Eventbrite.
Saturday, August 5
Banger's presents 11th Anniversary Party & Beer Festival
Raise a pint – or several – to more than a decade of good sausage, great beer, and even better company at Banger’s birthday bash. Festival highlights include special beer collaborations with local breweries, food specials, games, and more. The party is free and open to the public. Get more information bangersaustin.com.
The Gallery ATX presents "Good Times" Group Exhibition & Zine Drop Party
Texas-based feminist zine Mujer Manifesto and a collective of local artists present a joint demonstration of creative expression at Moontower Cider Company. Guests can experience art and stories from an intersectional perspective, through positive media representations and work by carefully-selected local makers. Admission is free and open to the public. For more event information, visit thegalleryatx.org.