Concerts, Pride-themed partying, and live entertainment have made their way to the top of our agenda for the next few days. Celebrate Pride Month by dancing into the night at Vacancy Brewing or catch a screening of Eva Longoria’s new drama at Cine Las Americas Film Festival. For music fans, Weezer and Ryan Adams & The Cardinals shows are sure to be your speed. Check out the top seven things to do in Austin this weekend. For a full list of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, June 8
Vaughn Art Gallery + Agency presents Thomas Flynn II: "To Catch the Sun Dreaming" opening reception
Experience the newest work by Thomas Flynn II, artist in residence at Vaughn Art Agency & Gallery. Flynn’s art is noted for his color choice and plein air painting (i.e. painting outdoors) to create highly-coveted contemporary marvels. Following the reception, the exhibit will be on display until July 22. Admission to the opening is free.
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
The 25th Anniversary edition of Cine Las Americas features a packed schedule of the most in-theater screenings and events in festival history. Screenings will take place at AFS Cinema and Galaxy Theater. Highlights of the five-day event include Eva Longoria’s Flamin’ Hot on opening night, several competition films, and Claudia Sainte-Luce comedy Amor y matemáticas (Love and Mathematics) as the closing night film. For festival information, go to cinelasamericas.org.
Weezer in concert
Weezer comes back to Austin in support of their 2021 album, Van Weezer. The Los Angeles-based rock band has remained a worldwide sensation for decades due to chart-topping hits such as “Buddy Holly” and “Beverly Hills.” For ticketing information about this show at Germania Insurance Amphitheater, check Ticketmaster.
Stateside at the Paramount presents "Becky Robinson: She Gone Tour"
Comedian and multihyphenate Becky Robinson makes a stop at Stateside at the Paramount on her national stand-up tour. Robinson has made a lane for herself in the comedic space by way of social media stardom. She is best known for her viral videos, her one-woman show, The Heavy Pour, and her online persona, “Entitled Housewife.” Get more details on austintheatre.org.
Friday, June 9
Ryan Adams & The Cardinals in concert
Americana music stars Ryan Adams & The Cardinals return to Austin for a live show at ACL Live & 3TEN at ACL LIve. Fans of the “Now That You’re Gone” band can expect the same hits with a new line-up of Adams, Brad Pemberton, Chris Stills, Daniel Clarke, and Don Was. Get seating information on Ticketmaster.
Saturday, June 10
Vacancy Brewing presents a "Pride Night Party"
Show your Pride Month spirit at this Vacancy Brewing nighttime bash. Guests can enjoy glitter beer, live music from DJ Lucia Beyond, Pride merch, Pride cans, and extended hours to keep the dance party going. Admission is free. A portion of the proceeds from this event benefit the Austin chapter of PFLAG.
Sunday, June 11
Cap City Comedy Club presents Michael Palascak
Comedian Michael Palascak performs fresh material with two back-to-back shows in one night at Cap City Comedy Club. He’s appeared on many of the comedy world’s biggest stages including The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Late Night with David Letterman. For tickets, visit capcitycomedy.com.