Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
A festival of laughter, the great Hill Country outdoors, and some of country music’s biggest stars are a few of the reasons we’re looking forward to the next few days in the city. Snag passes to the Two Step Inn or celebrate the birthday of the late Tejano princess, Selena Quintanilla Perez. Check out the top five things to do in Austin this weekend. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, April 13
Moontower Just For Laughs: Jenny Slate
Comedian and actress Jenny Slate comes to the Paramount Theatre as part of the Moontowner Just For Laughs series. She’s known for her starring role as the voice and co-creator of Marcel the Shell with Shoes On and her recent roles in Amazon Prime’s I Want You Back and Everything Everywhere All at Once. For ticket availability, check austintheatre.org..
Koe Wetzel in concert
Texan singer-songwriter Koe Wetzel performs live in concert at Moody Center. Wetzel is known for his brand of outlaw country as showcased in songs like “Something to Talk About” and “Good Die Young.” This one-night-only show is in support of his new album, Hell Paso. Select tickets are still available via Ticketmaster.
Saturday, April 15
American Field presents its 3rd Annual Hill Country Hoedown
Celebrate the great outdoors with fellow enthusiasts at Distribution Hall. The two-day event will feature more than 60 outdoor brands, appearances from industry experts, and a variety of exclusive offerings from several Texas-based businesses. For a full schedule of events and to purchase passes, visit shopaf.co.
Friends of Georgetown Parks and Recreation presents Two Step Inn
Make your way just outside the city limits to San Gabriel Park for this two-day country music festival. Guests can expect a packed set list with performances from artists including Zach Bryan, Tyler Childers, Midland, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Wynonna Judd, Clay Walker, Mavis Staples, Jo Dee Messina, Diplo, T-Pain, and more. Get tickets and a schedule of events at twostepinn.com.
Sunday, April 16
Taquero Mucho presents Bebesota Brunch: Selena’s Birthday
One of Austin’s most Instagrammable restaurants is celebrating the late Selena Quintanilla Perez’s birthday with a healthy dose of specialty cocktails and fabulous drag entertainment. Experience high-energy performances from queens including Marilyn Williams and Gigi Supernova, all backed up by DJ La Morena. Guests are encouraged to dress up and wear their favorite Selena-inspired fashions/outfits. Admission is free.