Now that we have made it to 2017 and cleared through the holidays its time to look forward to all the amazing events happening across Austin in January. Austin knows how to celebrate the new year with the best of them, starting things off with the legendary 'Free Week' where many of Austin's famed music venues host free local acts throughout the first week of January. Below we highlight this event along with many other of our favorites!
Visit venues across downtown Austin and beyond to check out the best the city has to offer in all our favorite venues! Hundreds of Austin bands participate in this annual event. For more info including daily schedules visit our friends below at Do512.
Louis C.K. 4 Night Stand at ACL Live
A 20+ year veteran of the stand-up comedy scene, Louis C.K. is also an accomplished filmmaker and award-winning writer. Influenced by comics like George Carlin and Richard Pryor, C.K. is a master of black humor and a perpetual victim of his own life. He is primarily an observational comic, but directs most of his observations towards his own life -- often mining his marriage and his children as sources for his comedy.
Ice Skating On The Plaza at Whole Foods
Whole Foods Lamar
Spend an afternoon on the rink at the Whole Foods flagship store on North Lamar. Then head inside for a cup of cocoa or cider and live, local music on the weekends!
Daily:10 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Jerry Seinfeld at the Bass Concert Hall
America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at Bass Concert Hall.
Martin Luther King March and Festival
Join the march from the MLK statue at the University of Texas campus to historic Huston-Tillotson University to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy for Austin and the world.