Escape the summer heat with one last epic pool party for you and your friends. Join W Austin on the WET Deck Thursday September 20, for the final night swim live poolside performance featuring music performed by Star Parks. Free to attend, enjoy happy hour pricing on signature cocktails beginning at 5 PM. RSVP at whotelaustin.com/nightswim.
OUTSIDE VOICE presents Performing Arts Day!
Join us Thursday, August 16th 2pm – 5pm at The High Road on Dawson for interactive performance workshops lead by local artists. Discover how to write songs and potentially score a stellar grade in science class with Lucas Miller, the “Singing Zoologist”! Be heard and seen with Jason Phelps as he challenges you to engage your body, mind and speech to express your ideas creatively. Become fluent in the physical language of both performers and puppets with Glass Half Full Theatre. Come curious, leave inspired!
This event is FREE and for all ages! Donations appreciated at the door. RSVP: http://bit.ly/PerformingArtsDayRSVP
Workshops by Jason Phelps, Lucas Miller (aka the Singing Zoologist), Caroline Reck (Glass Half Full Theatre), Ron Pippin (OUTSIDE VOICE) and others!
For inspiration on the go, subscribe to ARTtv on Youtube and follow us on Facebook @HiOutsideVoice!
OUTSIDE VOICE is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department through sponsorship with Big Medium.
Join us on 11th August for our Garden Party! The 2nd Saturday of every month we host a fabulous celebration of plants and gardening. This time we will be focusing on Bringing Organics into your Life!
We will be joined by Mike Serant, the owner of MicroLife Organic, Biological Fertilizer, and Brad Phillips, owner of True Arbor, an environmentally conscious tree services company. A tree or plant giving you trouble? Take a picture and bring it in with you! Both Mike and Brad will be here to answer any questions you may have.
We will also have music by The Great Outdoors own Taylor Moreno! With free popcorn and more…
This event is free and open to the public!
While summer days in Texas keep getting hotter, the W Austin happy hours keep getting better. Come out to the Wet Deck Thursday, July 12, as W Austin presents Night Swim featuring Marfa Crush with Marlon Sexton. Enjoy happy hour pricing on a variety of signature cocktails and a live poolside performance. Happy hour starts at 5 PM. RSVP at whotelaustin.com/nightswim
Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre and multimedia artist Yuliya Lanina are premiering new, innovative and multimedia performances of live music, dance, Soundpainting and animatronic sculpture with “Locked-in” and “This is a Test of the Internal Emergency Broadcast.” Both performances will run June 21 through June 24 at the Museum of Human Achievement (located behind Canopy Austin on Springdale Road).
“Locked-in” explores our relationship to our devices, and how they have changed, advanced and altered our world and our lives. Directed by award-winning choreographer Andrea Ariel, the new performance combines choreographed dance and live compositions of directed improvisations with original music composed by Andy Nolte.
The show opens with artist Yuliya Lanina’s premiere of “This is a Test of the Internal Emergency Broadcast System,” a 20-minute multimedia performance. Lanina’s animations, sculptures and live movement will be accompanied by original music by Vladimir Rannev, an award-winning Russian avant-garde composer. It explores the mechanized nature of human life and its state of perpetual unrest, all the while poking fun at our fascination with the dark and animalistic parts of the human psyche.
8 p.m. on June 21-23. Gallery opens at 6 p.m. on June 21 & 7:30 p.m. on June 22 & 23
5 p.m. on June 24. Gallery opens at 4:30 p.m.
Free Art Gallery Opening and Performance for “This is a Test…” and discounted $10 tickets for Locked-in on Thursday, June 21 only. Available at the door (cash/credit card).
An Evening of Led Zeppelin is making their return to Austin at Come and Take It Live Saturday June 16th, 2018!
Vocals: Josh Ross (Black Heart Saints)
Guitar: Jelly Ellington
Bass: Jonas Saks
Drums: Aric Garcia
Special Guests: Curtis Lee & Cole Gramling
Cari Hutson and Good Company (Janis Joplin Tribute): 8pm
An Evening of Led Zeppelin: 10pm
$10 Adv/ $15 Door
*This event is ALL AGES, however, anyone under the age of 21 will be charged an additional ‘minor surcharge’ at the door.*
Poster by Renzo Designs
Check out Jelly Ellington, live on the Oak Garden Stage.
FREE! All Ages!
Jonathan “Jelly” Ellington is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter based in Austin, TX by way of the mountains of Asheville, NC. His vocals are smooth and soulful with an edgy guitar style, chiming in elements of raw and expressive blues-based rocknroll. Jelly has developed a reputation for exciting and untamed live performances, and has shared the stage and recorded with Grammy Award-winning artists. He has been making his mark on the Austin scene, voted Top 10 “Best Guitarist” in 2018 Austin Chronicle Austin Music Awards. Jelly released his debut album All In and is currently taking the country by storm on tour supporting the release.
The spectacular duo of Dimitri Illarionov (guitar) and Boris Andronov (cello) are visiting Austin all the way from Russia for a musical evening of inspiring virtuosity at the gorgeous AISD Performing Arts Center. Along with the main concert, there will be an exhibition by local artist Annalise Gratovich and an opening performance by an ensemble of over 100 guitarists from across Texas!
Modern Rocks Gallery has generated worldwide buzz for its exclusive collections of the best in rock photography since it opened in East Austin and online four years ago. And, to celebrate Modern Rocks Gallery’s fourth birthday, owner Steven Walker is launching “The Art Of The Contact Sheet,” a curated collection of large format contact sheet prints of David Bowie, AC/DC, Nirvana, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Ramones and more, taken by leading rock photographers both past and present.
The show opens on April 27 with a celebration of the gallery’s fourth birthday along with these iconic images, including many exclusives and a few surprises.
The “Art of the Contact Sheet” features the work by the legendary Columbia Records photographer, Don Hunstein, as well as the photographer responsible for the iconic David Bowie Aladdin Sane album cover, Brian Duffy. Other leading music photographers on show include Kirk Weddle, Tracy Anne Hart, Alan Messer, Allan Ballard, Matt Anker, David Corio and more.
Contact sheets are a tool that dates back to the days of shooting on film, showing the whole roll of film on one sheet of photographic paper, to help the photographer select which images to print.
“Not only does the contact sheet tell us the full story behind an iconic image, these visually stunning and often thought-provoking prints give a unique insight into the photographer’s artistic process and vision,” said Walker. “It’s fascinating to see how the photographer’s eye wanders, how the mind works, and how a scene evolves on the journey towards the final image.”
The work of Hunstein, Duffy, Hart, Messer, Ballard, Anker, Corio and others will be showcased at an opening event from 7 – 10 pm, Friday, April 27 at the Austin gallery which also serves as the gallery’s fourth birthday party. Cocktails will be provided by our friends at Provision Spirits with their award-winning Ben Milam Whiskey.
WHAT: “Art of the Contact Sheet” Opening Party & Modern Rocks Gallery Fourth Birthday Celebration
WHEN: 7 pm – 10 pm, Friday, April 27, 2018
WHERE: Modern Rocks Gallery
Canopy, 916 Springdale Rd., Austin, TX
Admission to the event is free and complimentary cocktails will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, visit: http://bit.ly/ModernRocksGallery.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Lucy Dacus, Kyle Craft, U.S. Girls, and Red Yarn will perform live for Austin kids and families at the 6th annual MyMusicRx + YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids at the FADER FORT on Thursday March 15.
The YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids is a family friendly, morning concert that benefits MyMusicRx, the flagship program of the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA). MyMusicRx bedside and online music medicine programs deliver the healing power of music to hospitalized kids across the country.
Since 2014, YOU WHO! shows have cultivated a devoted following of more than 2,500 influential Austin moms, dads, and kids, treating them to up-close performances from artists like Shakey Graves, Sara Watkins, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, The Zombies, Best Coast, Heartless “Bathtubs”, Tacocat, Aloe Blacc, and Les Claypool. YOU WHO! has raised nearly $80,000 to fuel MyMusicRx programs.
MyMusicRx has served more than 180,000 children along with their families, caregivers, and medical professionals across the country including through a local in-hospital concert partnership with Dell Children’s Medical Center. In 2018, MyMusicRx will launch its bedside service at St. David’s Children’s Hospital. To ensure long-term, sustainable program growth, CCA has assembled a local advisory board comprised of community members and executives from leading Austin businesses and firms. Proceeds from ticket sales will support MyMusicRx’s local programs.