Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Live Music for Families in Austin (June 2016)



Austin is experiencing unprecedented growth in population, building and best of all, it's family friendly music scene! You can find just about any genre, from folk and country to rap and rock, in both well known and out of the way "non-traditional" venues. This summer is heating up and the place to be is right here in Austin for music lovers of all ages.

The 2016 Austin Summer Fun Checklist for Kids has a spot right next to Star Gaze that says Listen to Live Music, and you need to check it off...where to go and who to see? We've round up a list of the upcoming month's family friendly shows to help you find your Summer Fun!

Texas Radio Live
Guero's, 1412 South Congress
Free 

PreteMain Street Plaza
Downtown Round Rock
Free

- Carson Mchone - June 2, 8pm
Unplugged at The Grove
1624 Barton Springs Rd
FREE

- Waller Creek Vipers (uptempo swing) - June 3, 6:30pm
Central Market Westgate
4477 S. Lamar Blvd.
Free 

- El Tule - June 3, 6:30-9pm
Central Market N. Lamar
4001 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin
Free

- Georgetown Pipes and Drums - June 3, 6:30pm
Music on the Square Summer Concerts
Williamson County Courthouse Lawn, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown
Free

- Waterloo In-Store Performance: Robert Ellis - June 3, 5pm
Waterloo Records
600A N. Lamar Blvd., Austin
Free

- Koo Koo Kanga Roo - June 4, 9am - noon
Summer Fun Launch Party
Whole Foods Market Lamar, 525 N. Lamar Blvd.
$5 adults, free for kids


- Staci Gray - June 4, 10am
Strange Brew Kids' Shows
5326 Manchaca Road, Austin
Free

HEB First Sunday: Museum Anniversary Celebration
Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave., Austin
Free

- El Tule - June 4, 6:30-9:30pm
Guero's Taco Bar
1412 S. Congress Ave., Austin
Free

- The BIG JUG Band - June 4, 10:30am
Fiddlesticks Kids Concerts at Tillery Place
801 Tillery St., Austin
Free

- Snorky's Rhythm Kings - June 4, 2pm
Two O'clock Tunes
Austin Public Library, Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S. Fifth St., Austin
Free outdoor amphitheatre show w/crafts and refreshments

- "Mr Will" Dupuy - June 4, 10:30am
Lake Travis Community Library
1938 Lohmans Crossing Rd Lakeway, TX
Free

- Hey Lollies - June 5, 10am
Cherrywood Coffeehouse Kids' Shows
1400 E. 38th 1/2 St.
Free

- Staci Gray - June 5, 10am
The Public Domain at Whole Foods Market - The Domain
11920 Domain Dr
Free
* Live Music Sundays at Whole Foods Market, The Domain is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

Long Center City Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin
Free

- "Mr. Will" Dupuy - June 6, 2pm
Austin Public Library Summer Reading Program
Pleasant Hill Branch, 211 E. William Cannon Dr., Austin
FREE

- "Mr Will" Dupuy - June 7, 11am
Bee Cave Library
4000 Galleria Pkwy., Bee Cave
Free

Children's Day Art Park
Symphony Square Amphitheatre, 1101 Red River St.
.50 cents per child
* Children's Day Art Park is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

Texas Radio Live
Guero's, 1412 South Congress Ave., Austin
Free 

- Joe McDermott - June 8, 10-11am
Prete Main Street Plaza
Downtown Round Rock
Free

- Harvest Thieves - June 9, 8pm
Unplugged at The Grove
1624 Barton Springs Rd., Austin
Free
* Listen to live music at Unplugged at the Grove is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- Neal Kassanoff - June 10, 2pm
Austin Public Library Summer Reading Program
Terrazas Branch 1105 E. Cesar Chavez St, Austin
Free

 - Waterloo In-Store Performance - June 10, 5pm
Jeff Plankenhorn, presented by Sun Radio
600A N. Lamar Blvd., Austin 
Free

- Rey Arteaga (cuban) - June 10, 6:30pm
Central Market Westgate
4477 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin
Free

- Mr. Thrill June 10, 6:30pm
Music on the Square Summer Concerts
Williamson County Courthouse Lawn, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown
Free

Crystal Yates - June 10, 7:30-9:30pm
Music in the Park, Pfluger Park
515 City Park Road, Pflugerville
Free

- Groundwork Music - June 11, 10am
Strange Brew Kids' Shows
5326 Manchaca Rd, Austin
Free

- Hot Texas Swing Band (western swing) - June 11, 6:30pm
Central Market Westgate
4477 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin
Free 

- Leticia Rodriguez - June 11, 6:30-9pm 
Central Market N. Lamar
4001 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin
Free

- Groundwork Music - June 12, 10am
Cherrywood Coffeehouse Kids' Shows
1400 E. 38th 1/2 St., Austin
Free

- Staci Gray - June 12, 10am
The Public Domain at Whole Foods Market - The Domain
11920 Domain Dr
Free
* Live Music Sundays at Whole Foods Market, The Domain is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

Long Center City Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Dr., Austin
Free

- "Mr Will" Dupuy - June 13, 10am
Whole Foods Market, Bee Cave
12601 Hill Country Blvd
Free
* Mr. Will at Whole Foods Market, Bee Cave is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- Alyse Black - June 13, 2pm
Austin Public Library Summer Reading Program
Spicewood Springs Branch 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd.
FREE

- Mr. Will - June 13, 4:30-5:30pm (session 1) 6:30-7:30pm (session 2)
Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St., Round Rock
Free

- Beto and the Fairlanes - June 15, 9:30am
Children's Day Art Park
Symphony Square Amphitheatre, 1101 Red River St.
.50 cents per child
* Children's Day Art Park is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for 
Kids!

Texas Radio Live
Guero's, 1412 South Congress
Free

- Alejandro Escovedo - June 16, 8pm
Unplugged at The Grove
1624 Barton Springs Rd
FREE
* Listen to live music at Unplugged at the Grove is also an item on the July Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- "Mr. Will" Dupuy - June 17, 2pm
Austin Public Library Summer Reading Program
Ruiz Branch 1600 Grove Blvd., Austin.
FREE

Celebrating the Music of Leonard Bernstein
Old Quarry Branch
7051 Village Center Dr., Austin
FREE

- The Gritones (zydeco) - June 17, 6:30pm
Central Market Westgate
4477 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin
Free

- Blue Vibe June 17, 6:30pm
Music on the Square Summer Concerts
Williamson County Courthouse Lawn, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown
Free

- Debra Watson & The Smokin' Aces (jump swing) - June 18, 6:30pm
Central Market Westgate
4477 S. Lamar Blvd.
Free

- Joe McDermott - June 19, 10am
The Public Domain at Whole Foods Market - The Domain
11920 Domain Dr., Austin
Free
* Live Music Sundays at Whole Foods Market, The Domain is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

Long Center City Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Dr., Austin
Free

- "Mr Will" Dupuy - June 20, 10am
Whole Foods Marke, Bee Cave
12601 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave
Free
* Mr. Will at Whole Foods Market, Bee Cave is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- Alyse Black - June 20, 2pm
Austin Public Library Summer Reading Program
Manchaca Road Branch 5500 Manchaca Rd.
Free

- The Hey Lollies - June 22, 9:30am
Children's Day Art Park
Symphony Square Amphitheatre, 1101 Red River St.
.50 cents per child
* Children's Day Art Park is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- Powell Bros. and Reed Bros. - June 22, 6pm
Texas Radio Live
Guero's, 1412 South Congress
Free

- Wild Child and Max Frost - June 22, 8pm
Blues on the Green
Zilker Park 2100 Barton Springs Road
Free
* Blues on the Green is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- Ray Wylie Hubbard - June 23, 8pm
Unplugged at The Grove
1624 Barton Springs Rd
Free
* Listen to live music at Unplugged at the Grove is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- Music & Movement (Ages 3-5) - June 24, 11am
Austin Public Library, Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd., Austin
Free

Austin Public Library Summer Reading Program
Old Quarry Branch 7051 Village Center Dr.
Free

- Wound Loose June 24, 6:30pm
Music on the Square Summer Concerts
Williamson County Courthouse Lawn, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown
Free

BillyRay Shappard - June 24, 7:30-9:30pm
Music in the Park, PFluger Park
515 City Park Rd., Pflugerville
Free

- Macaxeria Funk - June 25, 6:30-9pm
Central Market N. Lamar  
4001 N. Lamar Blvd.
Free

- Staci Gray - June 26, 10am
The Public Domain at Whole Foods Market - The Domain
11920 Domain Dr., Austin
Free
* Live Music Sundays at Whole Foods Market, The Domain is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!
 
Long Center City Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Dr., Austin
Free

- "Mr Will" Dupuy - June 27, 10am
Whole Foods Market, Bee Cave
12601 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave
Free
* Mr. Will at Whole Foods Market, Bee Cave is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

- Neal Kassanoff - June 27, 4pm
Austin Public Library Summer Reading Program
Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd., Austin
Free

Nothing
600A N. Lamar Blvd., Austin
Free

- Joe McDermott - June 29, 9:30am
Children's Day Art Park
Symphony Square Amphitheatre, 1101 Red River St.
.50 cents per child
* Children's Day Art Park is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

Texas Radio Live
Guero's, 1412 South Congress
Free

- James McMurtry - June 30, 8pm
Unplugged at The Grove
1624 Barton Springs Rd
FREE
* Listen to live music at Unplugged at the Grove is also an item on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist for Kids!

About the author: Simon Flory is an Austin, TX based kid’s artist, teacher and multi-instrumentalist with the kindie-rock band “The Que Pastas” and nationally-touring bluegrass band “High Plains Jamboree“.

1 comment:

  1. Huck and the Jackknives- The great suggestion for me on day-off upcoming.

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