Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
The performing arts take center stage on our agenda in the days to come. Enjoy the operatic story of Sweeney Todd before it leaves town, or experience the wonder of Cirque du Soleil’s new production, Corteo. Check out the top five things to do in Austin this weekend. For more event listings, go to our calendar, and be sure to check individual event sites for any weather-related updates.
Thursday, February 2
Cirque du Soleil presents Corteo
A festive funeral parade in the mind of a clown comes to life for a live audience at Austin's Moody Center. This story blends musical elements, choreography, and awe-inspiring acrobatics for an unforgettable evening of entertainment. For ticketing availability and options, visit the Cirque du Soleil website.
Austin Opera presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
The Long Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the darkly comedic story of Sweeney Todd to its stage for a three-night-only run, ending this weekend. Follow Todd and his murderous quest for revenge as he returns to London after being wrongly exiled and stripped of his family. A select number of tickets are still available.
Friday, February 3
The Deck Investigates with Ashley Flowers
Listen live to an episode of the chart-topping podcast, Deck Investigates, by Ashley Flowers at Bass Concert Hall. The producer and author will share recent developments from exclusive interviews with people directly connected to the 40-year-old cold case of Darlene Hulse. For tickets, click here.
Cap City Comedy Club presents D.L. Hughley
Comedian, radio personality and actor D.L. Hughley brings his humor to the stage at Cap City Comedy Club. Acclaimed as one of the Original Kings of Comedy, his career spans decades and he’s best known for his sitcom, The Hughleys. For tickets, click here. Performances are scheduled through February 5.
Saturday, February 4
Kool & the Gang in concert
Kool & the Gang come to ACL Live & 3TEN at ACL Live for one groovin’ night only. Fans can expect a packed set list with songs like "Cherish," "Jungle Boogie," and “Celebration” performed by an R&B group that’s been together longer than any other in history. Get seating availability and more information here.