HOT in July Events





7.29.14  I  7.30.14

Waterloo-In-store performances:

  • (7.29.14) Artist: ‘Nothing’ performs at 5:00PM
  • (7.30.14) Artist: Radney Foster performs at 5:00PM










#BrandNEW teaser from the Hunger Games – Watch PEETA –  Watch JOHANNA

“Today we celebrate the incredible achievements coming out of the Capitol-the beating heart of Panem. Living Portraits presented by Capitol Couture featuring your cherished victors Johanna Mason and Peeta Mellark as they stand proudly before Panem.”

 The teaser from the Hunger Games series has just been released! Watch it HERE

“Never have we been more unified as a nation. The Capitol and the districts are bound together in solidarity, striving to forge a stronger future .” -President Snow-




Hellion-  Austin Director Kat Candler gives us a behind the scenes look at Hellion. Watch Hellion playing now at the Violet Crown through 7.10.14. See the entire interview now




Blues on the green is tonight at 8PM! Don’t miss out on Austin’s favorite free-live-music event on the Zilker lawn. Today’s featured artists are the Greyhounds and Grupo Fantasma! Get to know about the band HERE!

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“The Who’s Tommy” rock opera opens at the Zach Scott theater today!  In Director Dave Steakley’s interpretation of this musical, young Tommy witnesses a crime that makes him “deaf, dumb and blind” as he falls through his favorite storybook and down the rabbit hole. This anticipated musical tells a twisted version of the classic tale Alice in Wonderland- with Rock n’ Roll inspired adventures! TICKETS on sale now.

adam ahrens


Austin based singer/songwriter, Adam Ahrens release his fourth studio album, Black Pepper Corn. To celebrate the release, Ahrens will play a July residency at Lamberts in Austin; JULY 9, 16, 23, AND 30

Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door! RSVP NOW

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Austin based Latasha Lee & The Black Ties  bring smooth-vintage soul to the Parish Wednesday night at 8 PM. The Suffers will unleash an enchanting mix of classic soul, rock & roll, and vintage Jamaican rock-steady. Houston’s’ MC Fat Tony, an emerging name in hip-hop, will also make an appearance at this epic Red Bull Sound Select event! RSVP for your tickets 

Latasha lee “Stuck In My Mind” Official Video



The ACL Live Moody Theater hosts Everclear, Soul Asylum and more- RSVP for your tickets now at Summer Land 2014 Tour!

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Mobile Loaves and Fishes will feature new paintings at Mondo Art Gallery today! This charitable event will shocase original paintings from talented artists among Austin’s homeless. The gallery opens at 7pm- don’t miss your chance to discover new talent and help those with unique expressions.



Dawn of the planet of the Apes is in theaters Friday! Watch the Q&A with Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman and director Matt Reeves. Catch this action packed thriller at The Alamo drafthouse and see who will emerge as earth’s dominant species.

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Rascal Flatts heads to the Austin 360 Amphitheater stage this weekend! Country stars Sheryl Crow and Gloriana will open for the grammy award winning artists!



Singer/Songwriter Phoebe Hunt & The Gathers make a tour stop at Threadgills tonight!  Check out songs from her NEW album now!


Kristyn Harris


Free Live music in the park tonight in Pflugerville, TX! See Kristyn Harris, the 19-year-old from McKinney and already tearing up the Country Western music world, winning the 2014 Academy of Western Artists “Female Performer of the Year” award. Bring your dancin’ boots and join us at Music in the Park in Pflugerville.  MAP IT!



Get ready for some honky-tonk and two-stepping this Saturday with Chris Gougler! The country artist will perform his new single ‘On a mission from Hank’ at The Cotton Club, along with special guests The Texas Jamm Band! The show starts at 9PM and tickets are available at the door.



The CW’s latest hit, Backpackers Will premiere TODAY on the CW Austin! Tune in at 7:30 PM and set your DVR’s to record, because you won’t want to miss this hilarious new comedy!

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a new Vietnamese restaurant opening in Austin in late July named Dang Bánh Mì. The north Austin restaurant will offer a variety of bánh mì sandwiches as well as with pho, bun noodle bowls, pork and shrimp spring rolls and som tam along with other Vietnamese dishes, beverages and snacks served in an approachable fast-casual setting.

Dang Bánh Mì’s menu features a variety of bánh mì sandwiches:

  • The Dang original (Char Siu pork belly, steamed pork tenderloin, ground pork, homemade pate, mint, cilantro, green onion, cucumber, tomato, Char Siu sauce, Sate, Japanese mayo, pickled papaya & carrots, topped with a fried egg)
  • Char Siu Chicken (chicken thighs, homemade pate, mint, cilantro, cucumber, white onion, kaffir lime, Char Siu sauce, Sate, Japanese mayo, pickled papaya & carrots, topped with a fried egg)
  • Oxtail (10 hours braised oxtail from homemade pho stock, homemade pate, mint, cilantro, white onion, cucumber, tomato, Char Siu sauce, Sate, Japanese mayo, pickled papaya & carrots,  topped with a fried egg)
  • Lemongrass Beef (Lemongrass beef, homemade pate, mint, cilantro, white onion, cucumber, tomato, Char Siu sauce, Sate, Japanese mayo, pickled papaya & carrots, topped with a fried egg)
  • Lemongrass Tofu (Lemongrass marinated tofu, mint, cilantro, white onion, cucumber, tomato, Char Siu sauce, Sate, Japanese mayo, pickled papaya & carrots, topped with a fried egg)
  • Egg Mì (two fried eggs, green onion, white onion, cilantro, white onion, cucumber, tomato, Char Siu sauce, Sate, Japanese mayo, pickled papaya & carrots)


Dang Bánh Mì also serves traditional Vietnamese pho and bun noodle bowls, pork and shrimp spring rolls, and som tam. Asian snacks and fresh baked baguettes are available for purchase. Dang’s beverage menu includes Vietnamese coffee (hot & cold), Vietnamese iced tea, fountain drinks, and import and domestic beers.




The indie-electro-dance group, GOBI, celebrate their new single “Born to Dance” with a release party at Stubbs!The Shears and A.J. Vincent will be featured at this epic dance party! Doors will open at 9 p.m. RSVP for your tickets now! 

Leading up to the show, GOBI encourages fans to submit a 30 second video of themselves dancing to the highly energized tune as part of an online contest. All submissions should be posted to GOBI’s Facebook page ( by July 18. They will select the top three contestants the week before show and invite them for a “dance off” on stage at the Stubb’s release party. The winner will receive a free 60 minute house concert from GOBI (limited to the Austin area, please see GOBI’s Facebook page for contest details) and a $100 cash prize.


As it goes


And So It Goes features a self-centered realtor (Michael Douglas) enlists the help of his neighbor when he’s suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed. Clueless about how to care for a nine-year-old, he pawns her off on his neighbor Leah (Diane Keaton) and tries to resume his life uninterrupted.




Austin-based indie folk rockers Madisons release their new album, You Can Take Your Sorry Ass Back to West Texas!

Led by frontman Dominic Solis, the seven musicians that make up Madisons draw upon a diverse collection of influences ranging from classical music to Johnny Cash to early Metallica to Daniel Johnston, resulting in an irresistible sound that is performed with punk energy.

Madisons Show in Austin will be at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at The Blackheart




On Saturday July 26, 2014, Ballet Austin serves as the local venue for the fifth-annual National Dance Day!

Join Ballet Austin’s Butler Community School for 2 featured National Dance Day classes; the Everybody Dance routine and the Advanced Dance routine.  A third featured class will celebrate Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour by Cirque du Soleil, teaching the choreography of Michael Jackson in anticipation of the tour’s August 5-6 engagement at the Cedar Park Center. Seven additional classes, designed to get you moving and having fun, will also be offered.

All classes on July 26 are $10 for a single class and $28 for an all-day pass. Proceeds benefit Ballet Austin’s scholarship program, which is used to award more than $250,000 in financial aid/scholarships to Ballet Austin students annually

Tom Cruise

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Alamo Drafthouse is celebrating Tom Cruise’s unrivaled CV with CRUISE CONTROL, a mystery marathon of five Tom Cruise films on 35mm  July 27 at the Alamo Ritz in Austin, TX. Watch and enjoy the trailer for CRUISE CONTROL, a fist-pumping supercut of some of Cruise’s best moments – running, smiling and other incredible feats of agility and charm.




Sundays can be tough, the weekend is almost over and the week ahead is looming, but Péché is here to provide a tropical Sunday funday with drinks like the Royal Hawaiian Mai Tai, with eight year Demerara rum, Plantation rum, pineapple juice, lemon juice, orange juice, orgeat and dry curacao, which will have guests dancing the hula in no time. And of course wearing a grass skirt and lei are highly recommended.

WHEN:      Beginning Sunday, July 13th, and every Sunday following, all day.

 WHERE:   Péché I 208 W. 4th St I Austin, TX 78701

All Tiki Cocktails are $10

  • Royal Hawaiian Mai Tai:   
  • Missionary’s Downfall           
  • Mitsubishi Fly-By
  • Sicilian Spike

penn and teller


Penn and Teller– A new series premiers on the CW! Tune in at 7PM for a magical competition that will have you saying, “how did he do that?” See the teaser now!

Begin Again : Movie Review

In Theaters 7.2.14 My Brief Synopsis: The streets of New York are the backdrop of the film, Directed by John Carney, and the city noises are…

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