January PlanAhead: Your Austin events calendar

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Happy January, Austin. If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to days growing longertaking time to reset, and focusing on New Year’s resolutions — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in the 512. Note: COVID protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in Austin. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

All month long

Comedor Run Club | Mon., Jan. 31 | 10 a.m. | Locations vary | Free | If running one of your New Year’s resolutions, do it with a buddy at this regular 5K running club. 👟

Steak Night | Every Wednesday | 5-8 p.m. | Waterloo Ice House | Prepare to fill your belly with steak served with a fully loaded baked potato + seasonal veggies.

Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon | Monthly | Registration required | Join this luncheon with the chamber to network with various community members + discuss various topics.

Dawgs After Dark: Blanton Museum Black Artists Exhibition | Now-May 8 | Times vary | The Blanton Museum of Art |This installation celebrates major acquisitions made possible by funds from an anonymous donor to purchase work by contemporary Black artists.

Water Circus: Gold Unit | Thurs., Jan. 6-Mon., Jan. 17 | Times vary | Barton Creek Square | $10+ | Watch performers take you back in time to the 1950s through entertaining performances.

Flourish Group Exhibition | Now-Sat., Jan. 22 | Times vary | Art for the People Gallery | Free | If you haven’t yet made it out to this exhibition of work from 40+ Austin artists, you may want to hurry — it closes this week.

Fortlandia | Now-Sun., Jan. 30 | Times vary | Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center | Free with admission | Explore Fortlandia, a collection of sculptural, climbable forts designed by Austin artists 🌿.

Mix ‘N’ Mash Las Flores — La Vida | Now-Sun., Feb. 6 | Times vary | Mexic-Arte Museum | Free with admission | The exhibition of local and regional art inspired by flowers + life ends this week.

Jan. 1-Jan.2

Saturday, Jan. 1

Luminations | Now-Sun., Jan. 30 | 6-9 p.m. | Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center | $10+ | Thousands of luminarias will be lit at this nighttime event. 🕯

Kayak Trippin’ Texas GROUP Paddle | Sat., Jan. 1 | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Cypress Creek Park | Free | Get ready to paddle from Cypress Creek to the Starnes Island Loop — required items are a life jacket + whistle.

Brick Fest Live | Sat., Jan. 1-Sun., Jan. 2 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Palmer Events Center | $24.99+ | Explore LEGO® exhibits, life-size displays, and shop for rare merchandise.

Shakedown Live at Bouldin Acres | Sat., Jan. 1 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. | Bouldin Acres | Free | Start the new year by listening to Motown soul songs, classic rock, and country favorites. 🎶

New Year’s Day Brunch | Sat., Jan. 1 | 12-4 p.m. | The Cavalier ATX | Free+ | Enjoy a Bloody Mary and delicious eats at this first-come, first-served brunch. 🍽️

Sunday, Jan. 2

Holiday tree recycling | Sun., Jan. 2 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Zilker Park Polo Tables | Free | Recycle your holiday tree at this drop-off location — remember to remove all decorations + stands prior to arrival. 🌲

OTB Karaoke with Big John | Sun., Jan. 2 | 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. | Giddy Ups | Free | No time to be shy — join some new friends or sing solo during this night of karaoke.

H-E-B Free First Sunday | Sun., Jan. 2 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bullock Texas State History Museum | Free | Get the family together and explore the story of Texas through various exhibitions that showcase artifacts from around the state. ⭐

Vikings at Packers 16th Reg | Sun., Jan, 2 | 7:20-10:30 p.m. | The Warehouse Billiard Bar | Free | Get your sports gear and come on down to watch the game with other fans.

Jan.3-Jan.9

Monday, Jan. 3

Bob Appel – Honky Tonk Mondays | Mon., Jan. 3 | 7-10 p.m. | Giddy Ups | Free | Giddy up and head out to listen to this country show.

Tuesday., Jan. 4

Breck’s Open Blues Jam – Tuesday’s Just As Bad | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7:45 p.m. | Giddy Ups | Free | Top off your Tuesday with some local blues.

Austin AHA Club Meeting | Tues., Jan. 4 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Trinity Title of Texas | Free | Join this networking meeting for local realtors.

W.C. Clark | Tues., Jan. 4 | 5-7 p.m. | Giddy Ups | Free | Come out to enjoy the sounds of this well-known blues musician.

The ’70s Trivia | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7-9 p.m. | High 5 Anderson Lane | Free | Take it back to the 1970s during this trivia night — solo + team players are welcome. 

Wednesday, Jan. 5

SIN (Service Industry Night) | Wed., Jan. 5 | 2 p.m.-2 a.m. | Giddy Ups | Free+ | Celebrate local bartenders, bar-backs, waiters, and waitresses with drink specials.

200-Hour Power Yoga Teacher Training | Wed., Jan. 5-Thurs., Jan. 6 | Times vary | Breath & Body Yoga | $3,200+ | Explore the world of yoga during this teacher training — application required.

Critical Hit | Wed., Jan. 5 | 8 p.m. | Fallout Theater | $8+ | Get a good laugh in at this table top comedy show where comedians hilariously work their way through a story created by host Evan Rabalais.

Shuffleboard Tourney | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6-9 p.m. | Giddy Ups | $5 | Have fun playing at this tournament — there will be a blind partner draw.

Thursday, Jan. 6

Water Circus: Gold Unit | Thurs., Jan. 6-Mon., Jan. 17 | Times vary | Barton Creek Square | $10+ | Starting today, watch performers take you back in time to the 1950s through entertaining performances.

LowDown Brass Band with Miss Mojo | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 7-11 p.m. | The Far Out Lounge & Stage | $10+ | It will be a good time at this show featuring this all horn band playing dancehall music with street beat rhythm. 🎺

KVN | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 7 p.m. | Mohawk | Free | Catch this show featuring musical artists Jane Leo + Flora & Fawna — all ages welcome.

Friday, Jan. 7

Uptown Drive rocks Baker Street Pub | Fri., Jan. 7 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Baker Street Pub & Grill – South Austin | Free | It’s nothing but good vibes when you party with this dance + variety band.

All Skate at Culinary Dropout | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7-10 p.m. | Culinary Dropout | Free | Listen to pop-soul music at this gastropub.

Poetry Jam – Open Mic & Showcase | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m.-12 a.m. | Historic Victory Grill | $20+ | Snap your fingers and listen to some local poetry. 🎤

Kool & the Gang at ACL Live | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | ACL Live at the Moody Theater | $59.50+ | Listen to these music legends perform iconic songs like “Celebration” and “Summer Madness.”

Fortune FUNdraiser | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Austin Marriott Downtown | $99+ | Join this event in support of the Austin tourism and hospitality industry.

’80s Obsession New Wave Dance Party | Fri., Jan. 7 | 9 p.m. | 3TEN Austin City Limits Live | $12 | Pack your energy for this dance party taking you “back to the future.” 🎶

Saturday, Jan. 8

Kayak Trippin’ Texas GROUP Paddle | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Cypress Creek Park | Free | Get ready to paddle from Cypress Creek to the Starnes Island Loop — required items are a life jacket + whistle.

Austin Bridal Extravaganza | Sat., Jan. 8-Sun., Jan. 9 | 12-5 p.m. | Palmer Event Center | $15+ | Whether you’re the bride or friend of the bride, attend this event to get some major wedding inspiration.

Holiday tree recycling | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Zilker Park Polo Tables | Free | Recycle your holiday tree at this drop-off location — remember to remove all decorations + stands prior to arrival. 🌲

Dino & Dragon Stroll | Sat., Jan. 8-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Austin Convention Center | $17.99 | Get up close to life-sized dinosaurs + dragons. 🦖

Comedy in the Capital | Sat., Jan 8 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Speakeasy | $15 | Come for the laughs + stay for the free live music.

Neokiz Workshops in Austin | Sat., Jan 8-Sun., Jan. 9 | 1-6 p.m. | 7448 Aspen Brook Dr. | $45+ | Join these workshops to brush up and learn some new dance moves.

Metaphysical and Holistic Life Expo | Sat., Jan. 8-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Norris Conference Center | $10 | Explore meditation, astrology, and energy healing at this holistic event.

Sunday., Jan. 9

Holiday tree recycling | Sun., Jan. 9 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Zilker Park Polo Tables | Free | Recycle your holiday tree at this drop-off location — remember to remove all decorations + stands prior to arrival. ​​🌲

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays Music of David Bowie for Kids | Sun., Jan 9 | 12 p.m. | Antone’s Nightclub | $12+ | All ages are welcome to this event celebrating the life of legendary musical artist David Bowie. 🎸

The Plastic Pipeline | Sun., Jan. 9 | 12 p.m. | Austin Creative Reuse, 2005 Wheels Ln. | Free | Join this presentation + discussion about the ecological impacts of plastic.

Jo Koy – Funny Is Funny World Tour | Sun., Jan. 9 | 7:30 p.m. | Bass Concert Hall | $46.50+ | Get ready to laugh at this show where comedian Jo Koy takes the main stage.

Bears at Vikings 17th Reg | Sun., Jan. 9 | 12-3:15 p.m. | The Warehouse Billiard Bar | Free | Get your sports gear and come on down to watch the game with other fans.

The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare | Sun., Jan. 9 | 1-3 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre | $21+ | Watch a glow-in-the-dark puppet show about the classic fable of the Tortoise and the Hare’s life down the road with children of their own.

Jan.10-Jan.16

Monday, Jan. 10

Ladies’ Nite | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7 p.m.-2 a.m. | Giddy Ups | Free | Get your boots and join the ladies during this Honky Tonk Monday session.

ATX Short Film January Showcase | Mon., Jan. 10 | 8 p.m. | Spider House Ballroom | $5 | Join this monthly showcase that curates six local short films, which is followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers. 🎞️

Tuesday, Jan. 11

Hadestown | Tues., Jan. 11 | 8 p.m. | Bass Concert Hall | $74+ | Watch the two mythic tales of Orpheus and Eurydice and King Hades and his wife Persephone.

Breck’s Open Blues Jam – Tuesday’s Just As Bad | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7:45 p.m. | Giddy Ups | Free | Top off your Tuesday with some local blues. 🎶

Shinglers | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7-10 p.m. | Meanwhile Brewing Company | Free | Dance to some honky tonk music as this band plays on the outdoor stage. 🪕

Wednesday, Jan. 12

Get free mulch | Wed., Jan. 12 | 9 a.m. | Zilker Park polo tables | Free | The holiday trees collected at Zilker Park will be turned into mulch + will be available to take on a first-come, first-served basis. 🌳

Pride Sports Austin – Dodgeball Open Play | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Austin Sports Center | $5 cash | Come with friends or make new ones at this fun open play event — registration not required.

Thursday, Jan. 13

Little Texans: Mystery | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 10:30-11:15 a.m. | Bullock Texas State History Museum | Free for members or with exhibition admission | Help Museum Educators search for artifact clues during this family-friendly activity. 🔎

Club Kaiju! – Tsu Nami Tour | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | The Venue ATX | Free | Have fun at this anime and cosplay club + enjoy drink specials and live DJ performances.

Angélica Rahe | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 8:45 p.m. | 3TEN Austin City Limits Live | $15 | Catch some unique R&B vibes at this show.

KVN | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. | Mohawk Austin | $10 | If you missed this local pop band play at Free Week, now’s your chance to catch their show, plus performances from Jake Lloyd + Eimaral Sol.

Friday, Jan. 14

Skyrocket! | Fri., Jan. 14 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | Antone’s Nightclub | $25+ | Jam out to music from the ‘70s and ‘80s at this 21+ concert. 🎵

Crudo Fest, Volume 17 | Fri., Jan. 14 | 9 p.m. | Hotel Vegas | $10 cash at the door | Doors open at 8 p.m. for this live music show.

“The Greats” | Fri., Jan. 14 | 8 p.m. | The Long Center for the Performing Arts| $19+ | Listen to music from Richard Strauss’ opera Der Rosenkavalier and American cellist Ifetayo Ali-Landing. 🎻

Saturday, Jan. 15

Crudo Fest, Volume 17, Night 2 | Fri., Jan. 15 | 9 p.m. | Mohawk | $10 cash at the door | Doors open at 8 p.m. for this live music show featuring Night Siege, Disowned, and Hasta La Tierra.

Texas Treble Hooks Live | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9:30 p.m. | Cedar Street Courtyard | Free | Come out to support this band as they make their debut at this live music venue.

Mutiny Market at Hotel Vegas & The Volstead Lounge | Sat., Jan. 15 | 2-8 p.m. | Hotel Vegas | Free | Browse work from local artists and vintage sellers at this daytime market for people 21+. 🛍

Onesie Bar Crawl | Sat., Jan. 15 | 4 p.m.-12 a.m. | Parlor & Yard | $15+ | Find your best onesie and join this bar crawl, which includes 2 drinks or shots, a custom badge and lanyard + an after party.

Sunday, Jan. 16

Sunday Soul – MLK Weekend | Sun., Jan. 16 | 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. | Speakeasy | $15+ | Get comfortable and enjoy the sounds of R&B music at this soulful event. 🎶

The Bourcy Leos, Bruised Sinatra | Sun., Jan. 16 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Meanwhile Brewing Company | Free | Vibe out at this concert for all ages.

Deep House Brunch Austin | Sun., Jan. 16 | 1-7 p.m. | Idle Hands | Groove out at this dance party.

Jan.17-Jan.23

Monday, Jan. 17

Austin Spurs vs. Rio Grande Valley Vipers | Mon., Jan. 17 | 5 p.m. | H-E-B Center at Cedar Park | $29+ | Cheer on Austin’s G League team at this home game. 🏀

Flourish Group Exhibition | Now-Sat., Jan. 22 | Times vary | Art for the People Gallery | Free | If you haven’t yet made it out to this exhibition of work from 40+ Austin artists, you may want to hurry — it closes this week.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

Texas Longhorns Men’s Basketball vs. Kansas State | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Frank Erwin Center | $15+ | Put your horns up for this basketball showdown. 🤘

Alexander Jean with Noah Vonne | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Empire Control Room | $15 | Listen to the LA-based rock duo + a performance from Texas songwriter Noah Vonne — doors open at 7 p.m.

Neil Degrasse Tyson: Delusions of Space Enthusiasts | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | The Long Center for the Performing Arts | $49+ | The astrophysicist, author, culture icon will discuss the delusions of space lovers. 🪐

Thor & Friends, Smoke Bellow, Exercise | Tues., Jan. 18- Wed., Jan. 19 | 8 p.m.-1 a.m. | Hotel Vegas | $7 cash | Doors open at 8 p.m. for this trifecta music event.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Bryce Vine – Miss You A Little Tour | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7 p.m. | Empire Control Room | $30 | Get ready to dance at this concert put on by the California rapper.

Otherwise – Tiger Blood Mini Tour | Wed., Jan. 19 | 8 p.m. | Empire Control Room | $15 | Doors open at 7 p.m. for this night of great music.

Berkshire Hounds | Wed., Jan. 19 | 9-11:59 p.m. | Long Play Lounge – East | $10 | The Austin eclectic rock group celebrates one decade of music this year.

Sofar Sounds – St. Elmo | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7:30 p.m. | Location TBD | $18 | The address to this secret surprise concert will be revealed 36 hours before the show.

Thursday, Jan. 20 

Punk Rock Yoga with Mercer Smith | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 5:30 p.m. | Mohawk Austin | $20 | Add a little edge to your practice this week. 🧘

KVN ft. Lena Luca, Kitty Coen | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | Mohawk Austin | $10 | The pop artist joins Coen’s alternative sounds in this show. 🎸

Essential Cinema: Works by Bill Morrison | Thurs., Jan. 20-Thurs., Feb. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | $13 | This four-part film series examines Bill Morrison’s most iconic films such as “Decasia” + “The Village Detective.”

Friday, Jan. 21

Michael Hearne, Barbara Nesbitt, Andrea Magee & Ben Jones | Fri., Jan. 21 | 6-11 p.m. | The 04 Center | $25+ | Doors open at 6 p.m. for this multi-act event in South Austin.Samantha Fish | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | Mohawk Austin | $25 | Fish’s sixth solo album “Kill or Be Kind” centers on messages from the heart.

Augustana Solo Tour | Fri., Jan. 21 | 9 p.m. | Antone’s Nightclub | $22+ | The rock band just released a live album of some of their greatest hits — doors for this show open at 8 p.m. 🎹

Rebirth Brass Band | Fri., Jan. 21-Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | 3TEN at Austin City Limits Live | $35+ | Get ready for a rockin’ night with this four-decades old, Grammy-winning band.

David Spade: Catch Me Inside | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre | $45+ | The Emmy nominee and Saturday Night Live comedian is currently hosting “The Netflix Afterparty.”

An Evening with Allen Stone | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | Historic Scoot Inn | $27+ | The Washington soul singer’s latest release is a cover of Bob Marley’s “Is This Love.”

Austin Spurs vs. Memphis Hustle | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Center at Cedar Park | $15+ | Cheer on Austin’s G League team as they play the Grizzlies during Military Appreciation Night. 🏀

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash | Fri., Jan. 21-Sun., Feb 20 | Times vary | The Georgetown Palace Theatre | $17+ | The iconic country singer’s hits are the soundtrack to this musical.

Saturday, Jan. 22

Texas Longhorns Men’s Basketball vs. Oklahoma State | Sat., Jan. 22 | 1:00 p.m. | Frank Erwin Center | $10+ | Put your horns up for this basketball showdown. 🤘

Robert DeLong with Grabbitz | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8:30 p.m. | Empire Control Room | $28+ | If you’re a megafan, splurge for a $75 meet and greet with this dubstep artist.

Gimme Gimme Disco – A Dance Party Inspired by Abba | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9 p.m. | Empire Garage | $15 | Dance the night away at this throwback event.

Martin Sexton | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | The 04 Center | $34+ | The singer-songwriter’s recent EP, 2020 Vision, is his first release in six years — doors open at 7 p.m.

All Them Witches | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | Mohawk Austin | $20 | Enjoy a night of alternative music with this Nashville trio.

Worakls at The Concourse Project | Sat., Jan. 22 | 10 p.m. | The Concourse Project | $20+ | The French DJ has been playing music since he was 3 years old.

Buffalo Nichols | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | Stateside at the Paramount | $20.50+ | Enjoy a night with the guitarist in one of Austin’s most famous historic venues.

Le Garage Sale | Sat., Jan. 22-Sun., Jan. 23 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Palmer Events Center | $10+ | A day’s worth of admission will get you access to more than 100 boutiques and brands. 🛍️

Sunday, Jan. 23

3M Half Marathon | Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Downtown Austin | $55+ | Knock off a New Year’s resolution early and run one of the fastest half marathon courses in the country. 🏃

Current Joys featuring Dark Tea | Sun., Jan. 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Mohawk Austin | $22 | Nick Rattigan performs his most recent LP alongside folk music from Dark Tea.

Carrie Rodriguez’s Laboratorio | Sun., Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | Stateside at the Paramount | $49.50 | A musical exploration of Latinx culture.

Gus Johnson: Here I Come | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre | $39.50 | Get ready for a night of laughter at this comedy event.

Jan. 24-Jan.30

Monday, Jan. 24

Fortlandia | Now-Sun., Jan. 30 | Times vary | Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center | Free with admission | It’s the last week to explore Fortlandia, a collection of sculptural, climbable forts designed by Austin artists 🌿.

Dr. Jordan D. Peterson: Beyond Order | Tues., Jan. 25-Wed., Jan. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | ACL Live at The Moody Theater | $39.50+ | The psychologist has consulted the United Nations Secretary General and published more than 100 papers.

Atsuko Okatsuka Presents hi | Mon., Jan. 24 | 8 p.m. | Antone’s Nightclub | $20 | You’ll need proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result to attend this comedy show.

Fit for an Autopsy | Mon. Jan. 24 | 6 p.m. | Come and Take It Live | $20 | Ingested, Enterprise Earth, and Signs of the Swarm will also perform at this concert.

Skivvies ATX | Mon., Jan. 24 | 8 p.m. | The Creek and The Cave | $10 | Comedy meets body positivity in this “scantily clad improv show.”

Tuesday, Jan. 25

Daniel Dufour’s Jazz Jam | Tues., Jan. 25 | 9 p.m. | Long Play Lounge – East | Free | Enjoy a night of jazz on the city’s east side. 🎷

Wolf King | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | Come and Take It Live | $10 | Get ready to rock at this concert also featuring Frail Boy, Knoll, The Vinous + Godshell.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

Brubeck Brothers Celebrate Dave’s Centennial | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7 p.m. | One World Theatre | $20+ | Get jazzy tonight with a performance from the experienced quartet.

The Wooster Group: The B-Side | Wed., Jan. 26-Sat., Jan. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | McCullough Theatre, 2390 Robert Dedman Dr. | $10+ | This album interpretation is the experimental theater company’s Texas debut.

Sofar Sounds – South Congress | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Location TBD | $18 | The address to this secret surprise concert will be revealed 36 hours before the show.

Thursday, Jan. 27

Essential Cinema: Works by Bill Morrison | Thurs., Jan. 20-Thurs., Feb. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | $13 | This four-part film series examines Bill Morrison’s most iconic films such as “Decasia” and “The Village Detective.”

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre | $35+ | Doors open at 7 p.m. for this performance by the trumpet-playing legend.

Friday, Jan. 28

The Cat in the Hat | Fri., Jan. 28-Sun., Mar. 27 | Times vary | ZACH Theatre | $12+ | Whimsy and mischief run abound in this theater production of the Dr. Seuss classic. 🎩

The Life and Music of George Michael | Fri., Jan. 28 | 8 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre | $21+ | You can have “faith” that this musical walk through time will be a night well spent. 🎶

Sofar Sounds – East Austin | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Location TBD | $18 | The address to this secret surprise concert will be revealed 36 hours before the show.

Saturday, Jan. 29

The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre | $22.50+ | This audio-visual production of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits will blow you away. 🎸

Cat Power | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | Emo’s Austin | $37 | The indie folk artist has been producing music since 1995.

Bun B with Kydd Jones, LIL BULLY and DJ Kurupt | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9 p.m. | Antone’s Nightclub | $25+ | This three-part rap show featuring the Texas hip-hop Legend Bub B is 21+.

Quantic – Live Solo Tour | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9 p.m. | Empire Control Room | $19 | Get ready to dance at this electronic show.

Kitchen Dwellers with Special Guest Daniel Donato | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | The Parish | $15 | This bluegrass performance is 18+.

Laval Rocket vs. Texas Stars | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | H-E-B Center at Cedar Park | Grab the popcorn, because this hockey game is sure to be an exciting time — doors open at 6 p.m.

Tommy Trash | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 p.m. | The Concourse Project | $10+ | A night of music with the Australian DJ.

Mock Orange | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | Mohawk Austin | $15+ | The Pauses and Big Loser will also be performing.

Robbie Fulks | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8:30 p.m. | 3TEN at ACL Live | $21+ | The folk artist’s most recent release earned him two Grammy nominations.

Equality Texas’ 2021 Annual Gala | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | AT&T Conference Center, Zlotnik Ballroom | TBD | Proceeds from this event will support LGBTQ+ positive policy — virtual attendance also available

Sunday, Jan. 30

Rent Party | Sun., Jan. 30 | 9-11:59 p.m. | Long Play Lounge – East | $10 | Bring your dancing shoes and end the month in style.

Lord Friday the 13th & Fragile Rock | Sun., Jan. 30 | 8 p.m. | Hotel Vegas | $5 cash | Get ready for some garage rock + punk at this East Austin concert.

Genesis Owusu with Mike Melinoe | Sun., Jan. 30 | 8 p.m. | Antone’s Nightclub | $18+ | Guests 18+ can attend this hip hop performance.

Green Eggs & Jam: Sunday Brunch Series | Sun., Jan. 30 | 1 p.m. | $15 | Take a walk back through time with Grateful Dead and Phish covers — doors open at 12 p.m.

Mix ‘N’ Mash Las Flores — La Vida | Now-Sun., Feb. 6 | Times vary | Mexic-Arte Museum | Free with admission | The exhibition of local and regional art inspired by flowers + life ends this week.

Jan.31

Monday, Jan. 31

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure | Mon., Jan. 31 | 8 a.m.-7 p.m. | Downtown Austin | $44 per team | The Amazing Race meets Austin city tour in this self-guided scavenger hunt.

Comedor Run Club | Mon., Jan. 31 | 10 a.m. | Locations vary | Free | If running one of your New Year’s resolutions, do it with a buddy at this regular 5K running club. 👟