Weekend Itinerary: August 28-Sept. 3

Your weekend itinerary is here! For the week of August 28-September 3, Citygram recommends:

August 28

Crosby, Stills & Nash


After four decades together, two-time Rock and Roll Hall of fame inductees: Stephen Stills, David Crosby and Graham Nash are still creating beautiful music together. They’re here in Austin on tour this Thursday, performing at the Long Center. Get your tickets in advance here.

August 28

Unplugged at the Grove


Dale Watson will take the stage this week at KGSR‘s Unplugged at the Grove, a free music performance at one of Austin’s favorite Barton Springs hangouts. Enjoy good vibes, $3.50 Ziegenbock drafts, great food and company this Thursday at 8pm  at the Grove.

August 27-Sept. 1

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival

All festival pass: $109

The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival brings 500 comedians from across the globe to Austin for seven days of improv, sketch and stand-up. Three theaters in Austin (ColdTowne, Hideout Downtown, Hideout Upstairs) will be hosting 175 performances over the course of the week, with headliners including the writers of Key & Peele, Matt Jones and Dave Hill, Lauren Lapkus, Paul Brittain and more. View the full schedule here. Tickets for individual shows may be available in addition to the full event pass.

August 28

Citygram Sip & See


Join Citygram at Departure Lounge for a happy hour with drink specials and music by Taylor Baker & The Wild Now to celebrate the release of our newest issue, Escape. Register here if you plan to attend.

August 29-30

Austin Music People’s United We Jam

$5 cover

Catch music by Austin artists on Red River St. and the East side this weekend, sponsored by Austin Music People. The music goes from 8pm until close at various bars and venues, including: The White Horse, ABGB, Hotel Vegas, Spider House Ballroom, Holy Mountain and more. Headliners of this second annual event include: Mother Falcon, Magna Carda, Mrs. Glass, Ben Ballinger, Otis the Destroyer, Holy Wave, Emily Wolfe, Harvest Thieves, Chipper Jones.

August 29

Thinkery’s End of Summer Celebration

Child: $17; Parent: $15; children under 2 FREE (discounts for members)

Austin’s children’s museum, the Thinkery, is celebrating the end of summer with a make-your-own-lunchbag workshop, live musice by Austin “kindie” rock band, The Que Pastas, and storytime. Snap Kitchen will be serving up healthy meals to feed those hungry tummies, and a cash bar with options for kids and adults.

August 31

Float Fest


Spend the day floating the San Marcos river, then party on the banks of the river with Grouplove, Portugal the Man, STRFKR, Whiskey Shivers. Get your float and festival tickets in advance here.

August 31

Cinema East


It’s the final Cinema East film screening of the summer. This week, “The Heart Machine” on the lawn of the French Legation Museum. The doors open at 7pm and the film will start at 9pm, followed by a Q&A with filmaker, Zachary Wigon. Guests are free to bring their own food and booze, bikes, chairs and blankets.


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