🗓 All weekend
😎 Hot Summer Nights Festival 2022
The Red River Cultural District’s annual free music festival returns for three nights this weekend, featuring more than 100 local artists. Although admission is free, the festival helps raise funds for site staff and local artists.
Various times Thursday-Saturday | 📍Places in the Red River Cultural District
🎭 Mean Girls the Musical
Based on the beloved 2004 classic film of the same name, “Mean Girls” hits the Bass Concert Hall stage with a musical twist. Follow Cady Heron in a new way as she navigates the high school animal world and learns who to be a true friend. Tickets start at $45.
Multiple sessions Thursday-Sunday | 📍Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr.
🍹 Marguerite’s madness
I hold two glasses in my hands but only one can be named the next best margarita. Participate in a parenthesis-style competition that runs throughout the month to try all eight margaritas, then nominate your favorite for the final. Tickets start at $18.
3pm-9pm Thursday-Sunday | 📍Desert Door Distillery, 211 Darden Hill Rd.
🎵 Big Time Rush “Forever” Tour
Soak up some nostalgia as you see 2010s boy band Big Time Rush perform on stage as part of a leg of their “Forever” reunion tour. Tickets start at $23.
Doors open at 7 p.m. Thursday | 📍Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park, 500 E 12th St.
🎤 Wiz Khalifa and Logic: Vinyl Verse Tour 2022
Rappers Wiz Khalifa and Logic come to see you live and on stage as part of their joint “Vinyl Verse” tour. You can get a lawn ticket for as little as $23 or a seat for $25.
6:30 p.m. Friday | 📍Germania Insurance Amphitheater, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.
🎥 Friday Movies at the Moody Amphitheater
Celebrating a slice of Texas history, Moody Amphitheater features the 1997 film “Selena” in this week’s Friday Flick. Stop early for a performance by the Selena Bidi Bidi Banda tribute band and the movie begins as the sun sets. Free entry.
7 p.m. Friday | 📍Moody Amphitheater, 1401 Trinity St.
🪙 CORNER: Strange Valley Tour
Spend your Friday night dancing under the stars with indie pop band COIN, stopping off on their ‘Uncanny Valley’ tour. Tickets start at $33.
8 p.m. Friday | 📍Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater, 801 Red River St.
🏳️🌈 ATX Queer Music Festival
The first annual ATX Queer Music Fest kicks off at Luster Pearl to benefit Austin-area sexual health and wellness services. Along with live musical performances from Mama Duke, Chief Cleopatra and Caleb De Casper, there will be drag shows, markets to browse and free goodies. Tickets are $5 for all ages and events are 21+ after 7 p.m.
2pm-2am Saturday | 📍Pearl South Chandelier, 801 Red River St.
🎸 Leon Bridges: the visit without limits
Grammy-winning Texas-based R&B musician Leon Bridges takes the stage with Little Dragon on his “The Boundless” tour. Tickets are still available for $40.
8 p.m. Saturday | 📍Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr.
🧘 Yoga in the Park with Hannah Charles
Unwind after a busy weekend with a free outdoor yoga class for all skill levels led by local instructor Hannah Charles. Be sure to bring your own yoga mat and plenty of water.
9am-10am Sunday | 📍Meanwhile Brewing Co., 3901 Promontory Point Dr.