The Austin Symphony presents Elf in Concert
As part of the Sarah & Ernest Butler Pops Series, The Austin Symhony will present Elf in Concert, conducted by Peter Bay.
In the film, Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father.
The audience can relive this heartwarming holiday classic on a giant screen as every note of John Debney’s score is played live to picture.
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Austin Music Notes
Whether you’re on the ball or not in regards to your holiday shopping, go ahead and reward yourself with a quality local show or three here in the first part of December.
Dayglow at Stubb’s – December 2 & 3
Indie pop phenom Dayglow is headlining a pair of shows at Stubb’s this weekend. The gig on Friday, December 2 is sold out, but tickets are still available for Saturday, December 3. Ritt Momney will open the former and Colin’s Music and TC Superstar will kick off the latter. Tickets are $32.50.
Quiet Company at the Mohawk – Saturday, December 3
After 20+ years as a band, Quiet Company have decided to call it quits. If you’d like see the indie rockers one last time, then be sure to swing by their farewell show this Saturday, December 3 at the Mohawk. The Rocketboys and Ram Vela & The Easy Targets will open. Tickets are $18.
Hobbits of the Shire at the Mohawk – Wednesday, December 7
On Wednesday, December 7, head to the Mohawk for some Middle Earth metal via Hobbits of the Shire, a fellowship featuring members of the Sword and Eagle Claw. The show, which will be the band’s last, will start with Eagle Claw and Sadistic Force. Tickets are $10.
Riverboat Gamblers at the 13th Floor – Friday, December 9
Don’t miss out on the chance to help the Riverboat Gamblers celebrate the release of a new 7” on Friday, December 9, at 13th Floor (formerly Beerland/Green Jay). Band of Bastards, Magic Rockers, and Dregs will open for the punk stalwarts. Tickets are $15.
Wild Child at the 04 Center – December 9 & 10
Wild Child, who just put out their first new pieces of music in two years, will be doing a duo set with a string quartet on December 9 and 10 at the 04 Center. The Friday show is sold out, but tickets can still be had for Saturday’s performance. The indie pop act will be joined by John Calvin Abney and Skylar Wilson. Tickets range from $20 to $40.
Strand of Oaks at 3TEN – Saturday, December 17
Timothy Showalter is Strand of Oaks, and he’ll be putting on what he refers to as his “Winter Classic” on Saturday, December 17 at 3TEN. The solo show will feature a free-flowing set of deep cuts, covers, and more. Tickets are $18 in advance, $22 the day of.