Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 8 things to do in Austin this weekend
A brand new month calls for celebration, meaning a packed agenda, of course. Kick off February with concerts, comedy, and a world-class competition. Check out the top seven things to do in Austin this weekend. For a complete list of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, February 1
Moody Center presents Bryan Adams in concert
Moody Center welcomes Canadian pop-rock singer-songwriter Bryan Adams to the stage for a live show. Adams is best known for hits like “Heaven” and “Everything I Do, I Do It For You.” He comes to Austin in support of his 2022 album, So Happy It Hurts. Fellow artist Dave Stewart will join Adams in concert with a performance of his touring act, The Eurythmics Songbook. Go to Ticketmaster for more information.
Austin Opera presents Cruzar la Cara de la Luna
Marichi and opera combine for the first-ever production of its kind at The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Audiences will follow the double life of Laurentino, a Mexican family man who leaves one family behind for opportunities in America. The meaning of family, home, and one’s life journey are all explored in this moving performance. Tickets to all three shows are still available.
Texas Performing Arts presents Geoff Sobelle: Food
Theatre can be anything. That includes an absurdist spectacle put on by a man consuming thousands of calories at a huge table with the audience. This creative, critically acclaimed, and extremely unique one-man show attempts to tell the entire history of food in five performances from February 1-4.
Friday, February 2
Bass Concert Hall presents Brett Goldstein: The Second Best Night of Your Life
Breakthrough British actor and comedian Brett Goldstein brings his musings to a live audience at Bass Concert Hall. He’s best known for his role as beloved character Kent on the award-winning series, Ted Lasso, on which he also an executive producer and writer. Goldstein also hosts the popular podcast, Films To Be Buried With. Tickets for both showtimes are available.
Moody Center presents Eagles in concert
Rock legends the Eagles perform live at Moody Center for two back-to-back nights. The band comes to Austin as part of their The Long Goodbye tour. Fans can enjoy all of the greatest Eagles hits performed by bandmates Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit, plus special guests Vince Gill and late band member Glenn Frey's son, Deacon Frey. Steeley Dan also joins the Eagles on tour as special guests. Find out more details on Ticketmaster.
Saturday, February 3
Wally Workman Gallery presents Juan Luís Jardí: "Tiempo Sostenido" opening day
The work of Spanish artist Juan Luís Jardí settles in as the latest solo artist show at Wally Workman Gallery. Jardí's mix of pop art and surrealism produces pieces that are meant to evoke raw emotions: nostalgia, euphoria, uneasiness, and calm. Following opening day, the exhibition will be on display until February 25. Gallery admission is free and open to the public.
Mania the ABBA Tribute in concert
Groove to the worldwide hits of iconic pop supergroup ABBA at this special tribute concert. Fans can pack out ACL Live at the Moody Theater and experience a nonstop setlist popular hits including “Mamma Mia,” "Super Trouper," "Fernando," and “Dancing Queen,” all performed to top ABBA-worthy standards. Select seating is still available.
Sunday, February 4
The Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour
The famed and wildly talented Harlem Globetrotters dribble into the Austin area for one day only at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. This special tour will include a competition against the Globetrotters’ fierce rivals, the Washington Generals, and their world-famous basketball trick skills like dribbling, spinning, and dunking. Tickets for both Saturday exhibition games are still available.