Your monthly day-to-day guide for all the best things going on in and around Austin.

Every Tuesday

Late At The Lake At Mozart’s

Late at the Lake is Austin’s weekday beacon for professional local and touring musicians down to avid enthusiasts with a song or word to share. Anywhere from 25-40 of Austin’s finest singer-songwriters, poets, and musicians make their way to Mozart’s deck to mutually encourage and inspire one another.


Every Wednesday

The Spazmatics At The Ballroom At Speakeasy

Every Wednesday at 8 p.m. head to the Speakeasy Ballroom as The Spazmatics take the stage. They are hailed as “The Ultimate New Wave ’80s band” playing the best of (and sometimes the worst of) the most beloved decade of all time! With their charmingly bad dance choreography and jokes that’ll make your dad smirk, everyone is guaranteed to be on board as you take a trip back to the 1980s.


Every Thursday

GARAGE: That’s Right. Ladies Doing Comedy And Not Apologizing For It

Garage features an incredible cast of boss improvisers that pack a punch EVERY week. Inspired by an audience-suggested song each week and driven by sheer talent, these ladies will have you laughing so hard you’ll want to come back for more.


April 8th

Spring Art Walk

Hill Country Galleria is excited to announce its third annual Spring Art Walk happening on April 8th. The event will provide guests with interactive art and creative experiences that promote local Austin artists and foundations. Guests can listen to live jazz music in the Central Plaza while enjoying displayed art pieces.

Cinema Under The Stars At Hotel Granduca

Take dinner and a movie to the next level with Hotel Granduca Austin at their Cinema Under the Stars where guests can enjoy an outdoor movie in the courtyard overlooking the Texas Hill Country while dining on a three-course dinner with optional wine pairings. Gather beneath the Texas night sky with friends and family for the hotel’s Spring cinema series, kicking off on Friday, April 8 with an arrival time of 7:30 p.m. and a movie showing at 8:00 p.m.


April 9th

2nd Annual Taco And Tequila Crawl

The Taco & Tequila Crawl is back on April 9th. Enjoy tacos and exclusive margarita, tequila, and beer specials. Taco about a party! Get tickets here.

Addie Rose Anniversary Event

Austin’s favorite neighborhood boutique, Addie Rose turns one this Spring and they’re celebrating with a huge party on Saturday, April 9th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expect shopping, mini astrology readings, a pop-up flower shop, influencer happy hour, sip and nibbles, and discounts all day long!

Pop-Up Picnic

Waterloo Greenway’s Annual Pop-Up Picnic returns on Saturday, April 9th! They’re looking forward to hosting this year’s free community picnic at Waterloo Park, downtown Austin’s largest greenspace. Save the date and stay tuned for more information on how to pre-purchase your picnic baskets curated by a variety of Austin’s most beloved restaurants.


April 10th

Driftwood Heritage Fest

Join the Driftwood community for a festival and a beautiful spring day in the Hill Country at Vista Brewing celebrating the culture and heritage of Driftwood. The inaugural Driftwood Heritage Festival is hosted by the Driftwood Historical Conservation Society. Enjoy live music, a market with local handmade products, and activities for kiddos including face painting, making a wildflower seed bomb, and more.

Hip-Hop Bingo At Native Hostel

From Aaliyah, Janet, and Missy to Nicki, Megan, and Cardi B, celebrate the ladies of Hip Hop and R&B with Native Hostel’s Hip-Hip Bingo: Ladies Edition. It will feature four rounds of Bingo with a little stank on it. Jam to your favorite songs, play challenges like trivia, lip-sync battle and more, and win prizes courtesy of local businesses.


April 11th

ATX Short Film April Showcase

The ATX Short Film Showcase is Austin’s monthly film festival. Every month, they curate 6-7 local short films, followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers. Whether you’re interested in learning about the filmmaking process, looking to network with fellow Texas filmmakers, or just want a fun night of entertainment, come check them out!

Billy Bob Thornton And The Boxmasters With Derek Vanderhorst

On April 11th starting at 8 p.m. (doors at 7), catch Billy Bob Thornton and The Boxmasters with Derek Vanderhorst at Antone’s. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets start at $25.


April 12th

Hyperreal Hotel: Lady Terminator & Local Short Screenings

Hyperreal Film Club is bringing the cinema to Hotel Vegas. Starting 8 p.m. (doors at 7:30), catch Lady Terminator and other local short screenings. Get tickets here.

Trixie And Katya Live

Trixie And Katya Live is a parody homage to the classic girls’ road trip buddy comedies from the 90s and 2000s to today—from drag classics To Wong Foo and Priscilla, to Crossroads and Barb and Star—presented as an outrageous and absurd comedic musical drag show spectacular.


April 13th

22 & Good 4 U – A Taylor Swift Vs. Olivia Rodrigo Dance Party

22 & good 4 u is a dance party for lovers of Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo taking place at Volstead. There will be music all night long from the likes of both artists for you to dance to! Tickets are $22 in advance or $25 at the door.

Euphoria Trivia At Irene’s

Wait, is this f***ing trivia about us?! On April 13th from 7–9 p.m., Irene’s is hosting Euphoria Trivia. It’s free to play with prizes for the winners. Costumes are encouraged!


April 14th

Dog Meetup Hosted By The Vets And Neighbors ATX

On Thursday, April 14th from 5-7 p.m., join The Vets, a local mobile veterinary service, for a late afternoon coffee break and dog zoomies meet up at Neighbors ATX! The local veterinarians from The Vets will be there for you to get a brief complimentary check-up for your pup, a cup of coffee for you, and a space to introduce your dog to new friends!

Live Fire! 2022 

This year, Live Fire! is throwing a Texas-sized party highlighting the culinary traditions of the Lone Star State. Top-notch chefs from across the state will showcase the versatility of Texas beef in innovative bites cooked over an open flame. One of Austin’s most popular and provocative culinary events, this beefy Texas bash features the best in cooking craftsmanship alongside impressive wine, craft beer, and premium spirits tastings. Get tickets here.


April 15th

Couples Cook: French Steakhouse

Grab a partner for a night out in Central Market N. Lamar’s kitchen. Working with a small team, you’ll create a classic steakhouse meal and then sit down to enjoy the results. For ages 18 and up. 21 or older? You’ll enjoy a glass of French wine with the meal.

Slugfest!

Crooked Teeth Comedy has got stand-up comedy coming at you hot from The Brass Tap with Slugfest!—a no-punches-pulled stand-up comedy showcase. Taking the stage on the 15th are some of the best comedians in Austin and beyond, as well as some drop-ins from very special guests!


April 16th

Easter Bassets Egg Hunt At Yard Bar

Let your dog sniff out their very own Easter egg with fun prizes from Yard Bar’s friends from Happy Basset, Tomlinson’s, & Yard Bar during Yard Bar’s Easter Bassets Egg Hunt. There will be spring-themed photo props provided for peak bunny ear cuteness. Basset Hounds are encouraged but not required to join in on the fun.

Sour Saturday Crawfish Boil

Blue Owl Brewing is having a crawfish boil with the good folks from Hoodoo Crawfish! Sure you’ve been to a Crawfish Boil, but have you ever had crawdaddy paired with a sour beer? It’s truly delicious and unique! It starts at noon ending at 4:30 p.m., or however long supplies last.


April 17th

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Join Blue Owl Brewing for a special brewery tour, followed by an egg hunt! Learn about their unique brewing process and then hit the nostalgia button searching about the brewery space for hidden eggs containing special Blue Owl prizes! Each ticket includes a 14 oz glass, four pours of beer, and an egg hunt.

Easter Nature Walk With Local Leaf

Spend an evening at Jester King with a relaxing, educational, and interactive hike discussing the land and the plants that grow there. Led by Eric Knight of Local Leaf, the walk will explore Jester King’s nature trail, stopping to observe and learn about the plants that call Jester King home. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn what these plants could add to their lives, the environment, and even their diet.


April 18th

Hyperreal Hotel: Bound & Other Short Local Screenings

Hyperreal Film Club is bringing the cinema to Hotel Vegas. Starting 8 p.m. (doors at 7:30), catch Lady Terminator and other local short screenings. Get tickets here.


April 19th

Dana Carvey & David Spade

Be a “Fly on the Wall” as Saturday Night Live alumni Dana Carvey and David Spade take you behind the scenes to reminisce about the most memorable stories and moments with friends of the show.


April 20th

N3 Networking/Austin Top Guns Happy Hour

N3 Networking and Austin Top Guns are trying to bring business professionals together in person again. The event will be held at Coffee Shark, come and go as you please.

4/20 Dazed And Confused At Blue Starlite Downtown Drive-In

Catch Dazed and Confused at Blue Starlite’s rooftop Drive-In with a stunning view of Downtown. Showtime is at 8:15 p.m.


April 21st

NOCHE DE OASIS – J Balvin x Bad Bunny Dance Night

NOCHE DE OASIS is a dance party for fans of J Balvin and Bad Bunny at Volstead. They’ll play music all night long from the likes of both artists. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Old Settler’s Music Fest

Grab your festival garb and your camping gear. Hop on a plane, train, or automobile— however you can—to get to the most unique, magical music celebration in Central Texas, Old Settler’s Music Fest. Enjoy four days of music, camping, community, and connection. There’s nothing like it. With 145 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and tree-covered campgrounds, the festival grounds offer plenty of room to spread out.


April 22nd

Rowing Dock Earth Day Kayak Clean Up

Earth Day will mark the official launch of Rowing Dock’s first-annual Kayak Clean Up Crew Event, an all-day, city-wide lake and land clean-up along multiple sections of Lady Bird Lake. The event will be free to participants. They will be invited to register for a 2-hour block of time to remove trash and will either be paddling by boat or traveling by foot. As a part of your registration, you’ll receive a tee-shirt, a goodie bag, and food and beverages – courtesy of our brand sponsors.

Austin Reggae Festival

Scheduled April 22nd-24th, the 27th annual Austin Reggae Festival brings the world’s best dub music plus conscious community involvement to Auditorium Shores.

Old Settler’s Music Fest

Grab your festival garb and your camping gear. Hop on a plane, train, or automobile— however you can—to get to the most unique, magical music celebration in Central Texas, Old Settler’s Music Fest. Enjoy four days of music, camping, community, and connection. There’s nothing like it. With 145 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and tree-covered campgrounds, the festival grounds offer plenty of room to spread out.

Georgetown’s Annual Red Poppy Festival

The “Red Poppy Capital Of Texas,” Georgetown, Texas, celebrates the return of its 22nd Annual Red Poppy Festival from April 22nd–24th. The City of Georgetown has hosted this free, three-day festival for more than 20 years to honor the history and beauty of its poppy season. The 2022 weekend includes a new cornhole tournament, parades for people and pets, a car show, live music, art, food, and family-friendly activities including the free Kid’s Fun Zone and more.


April 23rd

Buffalo Exchange Earth Day $1 Sale

The Buffalo Exchange Earth Day $1 Sale is back! On Saturday, April 23rd, shop a special selection of clothing and accessories for just $1 apiece. The sale is cash only. All proceeds go to the Pollinator Partnership, an amazing non-profit working to protect pollinators.

Austin Reggae Festival

Scheduled April 22nd–24th, the 27th annual Austin Reggae Festival brings the world’s best dub music plus conscious community involvement to Auditorium Shores.

Old Settler’s Music Fest

Grab your festival garb and your camping gear. Hop on a plane, train, or automobile— however you can—to get to the most unique, magical music celebration in Central Texas, Old Settler’s Music Fest. Enjoy four days of music, camping, community, and connection. There’s nothing like it. With 145 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and tree-covered campgrounds, the festival grounds offer plenty of room to spread out.

Georgetown’s Annual Red Poppy Festival

The “Red Poppy Capital Of Texas,” Georgetown, Texas, celebrates the return of its 22nd Annual Red Poppy Festival on April 22nd–24th. The City of Georgetown has hosted this free, three-day festival for more than 20 years to honor the history and beauty of its poppy season. The 2022 weekend includes a new cornhole tournament, parades for people and pets, a car show, live music, art, food, and family-friendly activities including the free Kid’s Fun Zone and more.


April 24th

Camp Hideaway Open House

Camp Hideaway is a wedding and event venue and Hill Country Retreat in Fredericksburg, Texas, and on April 24th they’re hosting their very first Camp Hideaway Open House! From noon to 2 p.m., enjoy a meet and greet with their curated list of vendors, venue tours, and complimentary cocktails and snacks. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP here.

Austin Reggae Festival

Scheduled April 22nd–24th, the 27th annual Austin Reggae Festival brings the world’s best dub music plus conscious community involvement to Auditorium Shores.

Old Settler’s Music Fest

Grab your festival garb and your camping gear. Hop on a plane, train, or automobile— however you can—to get to the most unique, magical music celebration in Central Texas, Old Settler’s Music Fest. Enjoy four days of music, camping, community, and connection. There’s nothing like it. With 145 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and tree-covered campgrounds, the festival grounds offer plenty of room to spread out.

Georgetown’s Annual Red Poppy Festival

The “Red Poppy Capital Of Texas,” Georgetown, Texas, celebrates the return of its 22nd Annual Red Poppy Festival from April 22nd–24th. The City of Georgetown has hosted this free, three-day festival for more than 20 years to honor the history and beauty of its poppy season. The 2022 weekend includes a new cornhole tournament, parades for people and pets, a car show, live music, art, food, and family-friendly activities including the free Kid’s Fun Zone and more.


April 25th

Gavin Degraw: Full Circle Tour

Antone’s and C3 present Gavin Degraw Full Circle Tour. Catch him at Antone’s with doors at 7 p.m. and tickets starting at $47.50.

Cocktails And Calligraphy

Whether you are a stationery nerd, DIY Bride-to-be, or just a crafty individual, in this Cocktails and Calligraphy workshop at the Ruby Hotel and Bar you will be learning an introduction to modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen & ink. We will cover all the basics and get you ready to add those special lettered details to your invitations, snail mail, home décor, and more


April 26th

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark

No Lights No Lycra is a DJ night that’s not at the club, a workout that’s not at the gym, a personal meditation that’s anything but silent. Imagine dancing around your bedroom in your PJs, singing into a hairbrush. Now take that same feeling and put it into a dark room with tons of space, your friends, and a sweet sound system. That’s No Lights No Lycra! NLNL is a substance-free, judgment-free event that started more than a decade ago in Australia and now happens in more than 50 communities all over the world, including right here in Austin, Texas.


April 27th

Justin Bieber Justice World Tour Song

Grammy Award®-winning global superstar Justin Bieber is bringing his Justice World Tour to Moody Center on April 27th! Tickets are on sale now.

Mixtape: Music Videos And Comedy

Mixtape is a stand-up comedy variety show where some of Austin’s most outrageous comics react to music videos from any genre and every era. Austin’s funniest perform their sets then take a little break to poke fun at some of the cheesiest, weirdest, and worse/best music videos that have ever existed!


April 28th

CultureMap Austin Tastemaker Awards 

The CultureMap Tastemaker Awards is their annual celebration of Austin’s top restaurant and bar talent, as selected by their peers. Join them at Fair Market for their signature tasting event and awards ceremony. They’ll celebrate all of the nominees and unveil the winners, and you’ll sample bites and sip specialty drinks along the way.

Kenny Chesney At ACL Live

Deemed “The King of the Road” by The Wall Street Journal, Kenny Chesney is the only country artist in Pollstar’s Top Touring Artists of the Decade. Catch him at ACL Live with doors at 8 p.m.


April 29th

Strait From Moody Center: Grand Opening Celebration With George Strait, Willie Nelson, And Randy Rogers Band

Strait from Moody Center’ Grand Opening Celebration Presented by Bud Light is proud to announce the King of Country Music, George Strait with Special Guests Willie Nelson & Family and Randy Rogers Band on Friday, April 29th. This Texas-sized Celebration will offer a rare opportunity for fans to see icons George Strait and Willie Nelson share a stage for only the second time in their storied careers.

The Cathedral’s April Open House

Shop art, dance to tunes, enjoy complimentary drinks and support local artists at the Cathedral’s April Open House. Don’t miss an intimate performance by local musicians from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. and help them raise money for Casa Marianella. Experience Austin’s largest local women artist collective, atxGALS, in a one-of-a-kind setting to shop over 200+ original works by Austin’s emerging women artists and thousands of prints.


April 30th

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day will be celebrated at the Long Center in the Kodosky Lounge from 3–6 p.m. Enjoy five live performances for $35.

Austin Taco And Margarita Fest

Austin Taco and Margarita Festival is coming to the Brand New Round Rock Amp on Saturday, April 30th for tacos, margaritas, beer, pro wrestling, kids activities, and more.

Born and raised in Austin, Emily thrives off sunlight and a good happy hour. In her free time she enjoys finding hidden spots along the greenbelt and frequent trips to Austin Pets Alive! She graduated with a degree in PR and has spent the past four years as a social media manager and writer.