KLBJ’s Weekend Guide | Aug. 9th – 11th

weekend guide

Not sure what to do this weekend? KLBJ has you covered! Here are a few recommendations from our staff and on-air team. Helpful hint: use the control find function (ctrl + f) to search keywords such as comedy, music, burlesque, movie, outdoor etc.

 

FRIDAY

Fri. 730 & 10p | $16-$23

Andrew Dismukes is a standup comedian currently living in New York City, where he currently writes for Saturday Night Live. While attending The University of Texas in Austin, Andrew began his standup career at the age of 18. Since then he’s performed at The Moontower Comedy Festival, South By Southwest, The Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, and has featured for the likes of Adam Ray, Ronny Chieng, and Myq Kaplan. In 2016 he placed 2nd in the Funniest Person in Austin contest and has been described by the Austin Chronicle as “Extremely Hilarious”. COMEDY

 

Fri. 6pm | $10-$30

LC Rocks rips through a classic rock performance taking you on an electric ride that’s full of live (that’s right “live,” no tracks) epic music. They pour themselves into their show and their energy transports you through rock eras in the 80’s 90’s, and beyond. Whether they’re playing the best from music legends like Guns and Roses, Def Leppard, AC/DC or Journey, you can experience the passion in these great songs. MUSIC

 

Fri. 7p & 10p | $15

This month we riff one of the most quotable films ever to come out of the 90’s: PULP FICTION (1994).  Quentin Tarantino’s stylish story of small-time hit-men and criminals in mid-90’s L.A. introduced mass audiences to Sam Jackson and Uma Thurman while resuscitating the careers of Bruce Willis and John Travolta.

 

Fri. 9p | $10

Carina Magyar has been performing stand-up comedy in Austin since 2010. She was the runner-up in the 2017 Funniest Person in Austin contest. Recently, she’s performed at the Moontower Comedy Festival, roast battled at SXSW, riffed movies with Doug Benson, headlined the Velveeta Room three different weekends, and been featured in the Amazon Prime documentary “Funniest.” She’s the showrunner for the longest-running standup showcase in Austin, Live at Coldtowne, every Friday night. COMEDY

 

Fri. 1130p | $10-$12

All of your elementary school trauma is back and better than ever in Fallout’s new cult classic “Drunk Spelling Bee.” And we’ve got an all-female lineup for National Women’s Day!

Part adult spelling bee, part drinking game- we told four local comics to skip the hours of studying and just get hammered instead. Come watch our hosts Brett VerVoort and Kyle Berthusen navigate the inebriated through the magical world of competitive high-stakes spelling with a few twists of their own. COMEDY

 

SATURDAY

Sat. 830a | $7-$12

Austin’s Famous Vintage Market Since 1977

 

Sat. 11a | free event

The 2019 Austin PRIDE Festival and Parade will take over Austin at Fiesta Gardens. With over 400,000 attending in 2018, this year will be even BIGGER! You have come to expect amazing entertainment from Austin PRIDE and this year will be no exception!! 

Sat. 6p | $17-$40

Texas Roller Derby-TXRD is back for its 18th season live in Austin, TX.

Next up the explosive Cherry Bombs take on the heavenly Holy Rollers in a classic TXRD match up. Come check out all the hard hitting action and spend your Saturday Night with TXRD! Doors open at 6pm, wheels hit the track at 7pm! Free admission for children 12 & Under!  Live Music!! ROLLER DERBY

 

Sat. 6p & 9p | $39.75 

Having been named one of Rolling Stone’s “50 Funniest People,” Buzzfeed’s “50 Hottest Men in Comedy,” and Variety’s “Top 10 Comics To Watch,” Che is quickly leaving his mark on the media landscape. A native of lower Manhattan, Che’s comedy uses humor to identify humanity in the most controversial actions. He applies street culture to world issues with a delivery that The New York Times describes as “a reflective, laid-back stage presence with jokes that draw as much from his city upbringing…”.

 

Sat. 730 & 10p | $16-$23

Steven Castillo is a wildly inventive writer, director, and comedian who is currently a staff writer on his second season of “Saturday Night Live.” His stand-up set, which combines a completely original use of English, Spanish, music and sound effects, earned him the title of “New Face” at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He’s performed at LA Riot, the Limestone Comedy Festival, and Blue Whale in Tulsa, OK opening for Eric Andre. COMEDY

 

Sat. 830p | $10-$12

Storytelling + Improv. Sweet Lightning is the comedy jolt you need to jumpstart your Saturday night. Each show features a special guest storyteller who shares personal moments. COMEDY

 

Sat. 9p & 11p | $10

Carina Magyar has been performing stand-up comedy in Austin since 2010. She was the runner-up in the 2017 Funniest Person in Austin contest. Recently, she’s performed at the Moontower Comedy Festival, roast battled at SXSW, riffed movies with Doug Benson, headlined the Velveeta Room three different weekends, and been featured in the Amazon Prime documentary “Funniest.” She’s the showrunner for the longest-running standup showcase in Austin, Live at Coldtowne, every Friday night. COMEDY

 

SUNDAY

Sun. 10a-2p | Free

Bring a friend…the dog…heck, bring the whole family!

Voted Austin’s favorite farmers’ market via Austin Chronicle in 2014, 2015 and 2016, TFM at Mueller is a fun event every Sunday to shop, eat and enjoy fresh vegetables and artisan foods from local vendors and farmers. We even offer free community composting and kids events every weekend. It is a festival of foods and tons of fun!

 

Sun. 1pm | $10

The Sound of Music! his beloved musical, full of unforgettable songs and sumptuously filmed on location in Austria, continues to win over generation after generation. Even as World War II looms on the horizon, the film can’t help but be a joyous celebration of the healing power of music and the importance of family.  MOVIE

 

Sun. 3p | $25

Come and Take It Productions presents THE SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR 2019! MUSIC

 

Sun. 5p | $32-132

with special guest G. Love MUSIC

 

Sun. 8p | $17-$20

with special guests Okilliy Dokilly and Playboy Manbaby MUSIC

 

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