Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in Austin this weekend
The beat goes on — literally — in the Live Musc Capitol of the World. The next several days show a forecast of live performances by musical acts any local would hate to miss. See Sting, Tenacious D, or Arctic Monkeys in concert. For a complete list of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, September 14
Lake Travis Film Festival
Cinema takes center stage at Cinemark Hill Country Galleria at the 4th annual Lake Travis Film Festival. Highlights of the four-day event include screenings, panel discussions, music, immersive experiences, and more. For a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, go to ltff.net.
Naked at My Age: Charla Hathaway
Sexologist and performer Charla Hathaway brings her unbridled one-woman show to Austin for two cheeky evenings of entertainment. Hathaway will share intimate stories from her more than 20 years of sex work experience with vivid reenactments and the occasional stylings of her feather boa prop. The first show was at Kick Butt Coffee on Wednesday, but you can still catch the second show at Forb
idden Fruit on Thurday. This performance is suitable for adult audiences only. Get ticket details at charlahathaway.com.
Friday, September 15
Iliza Shlesinger: Hard Feelings World Tour
Iliza Shlesinger makes her comedic presence known at Bass Concert Hall for one night only. Shlesinger, who is in town as part of her Hard Feelings World Tour, is best known for her Netflix standup specials including 2022’s Hot Forever and 2018’s Elder Millennial. For show details, go to texasperformingarts.org.
Tenacious D in concert
Jack Black and Kyle Glass' comedy rock duo, Tenacious D, comes to Germania Insurance Amphitheater in support of their Spicy Meatball Tour. Fans can expect a live performance of the viral, live-cover version of Chris Isaak’s "Wicked Game” and other songs from the group’s four-album discography. Get more concert information on Ticketmaster.
Arctic Monkeys in concert
Arctic Monkeys bring their newest music to a live audience at Moody Center. The English rock band performs in Austin in support of their new album, The Car. Since forming in 2012, they have amassed top hits such as “A Certain Romance” and “R U Mine?” For more information, visit Ticketmaster.
Sunday, September 17
Rowing Dock presents Paddlepalooza
Discover a new hobby or adventure with free access to a variety of water activities at Rowing Dock’s annual Paddlepalooza. Attendees can enjoy one complimentary hour of kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddle boarding on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration is required for the initial one-hour rental. For guests who prefer to stay on the water longer, regular rental rates will be applied following the first hour of use upon return of equipment. All experience levels are welcome. For more information, check out rowingdock.com.
Sting in concert
New-age rock icon Sting performs live for local fans at Moody Center. He comes to Austin in support of his My Songs tour. Fans can expect a selection of hits like “Roxanne,” “Fields of Gold,” and “Message In A Bottle” on the set list, along with other top songs spanning his more than 50-year career. For more information, go to Ticketmaster.