The Week in Cool: June 21-25
Thursday, June 21
7–10pm • The Brixton, 1412 E. 6th St. • Free
Grunge music-themed trivia night with themed drink specials, mini-games, and prizes for the best grunge outfits. The top three teams win bar tabs, and first prize is free passes to the Melvins show at the Mohawk in October.
Unplugged at the Grove: Band of Heathens
8pm • Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd. • Free
Free outdoor show + drink specials.
Friday, June 22
East End Fourth Fridays
7pm–Midnight • Kenny Dorham’s Back Yard, 1106 East 11th St. • $5 donation
Cover includes free Live Oak beer and food from East Side Pies and Sun Farm Kitchen. Benefits DiverseArts.
Night Fever Vol. XXVI: Hey Ladies Edition
9pm–2am • Volstead Lounge, 1500 East 6th St. • Free
Sets by four of Austin’s best female DJs — Deejay Honeycomb, DJ Shani, DJ T-Kay, Miss Manners.
The Hood Internet / Tiger Waves / Lean Hounds
9pm–2am • Beauty Ballroom, 2015 E. Riverside Dr. • $6 (Thursday only!); $10 day of show
Buy your tickets today (Thursday) to get the discounted rate.
Flip Cup Turnt Up
10pm • Deco Lounge, 408 Congress Ave. • Free w/ RSVP
Free flip-cup tournament with five-person teams competing for prizes including cash, concert tickets and free event passes. Team names and “creative uniforms” encouraged. RSVP on Facebook to enter.
’80s Dance Party
11pm–2am • The Highball, 1142 S. Lamar • Free
Saturday, June 23
Enfield Shopping Center Block Party
10am–5pm • Enfield Shopping Center, 12th & Lamar • Free
Food from Austin Land and Cattle, beer, and shopping at local businesses Bettysport, KickPleat, Walker Hall Designs, T. Kennedy, Hem Jeans, and Underwear.
Jack Honey Summer Swarm Games **Party of the Week**
2–5pm • Volente Beach Shore Club, 16107 FM 2769, Leander • Free; RSVP required
Refreshments from Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and a tournament of various beach-themed challenges. Sign up as a spectator or register to participate in teams of 4 to 8.
Crooks and Whiskey Shivers Party at The White Horse
10pm–2am • The White Horse, 308 Comal St. • Free
Ebony & Irie: A New Party from Learning Secrets
10pm–2am • Cheer Up Charlie’s, 1104 E 6th St. • Free
New monthly dance party featuring dub, reggae, punk, rocksteady & ska. Mention ‘Ebony & Irie’ at the door and get a free Red Stripe.
Sunday, June 24
Cinema East Screening: “Gayby”
7–11pm • Yellow Jacket Track Field, 1156 Hargrave St. • $3
Screening and Q&A. BYOB.
Monday, June 25
Joe King Carrasco In-Store Performance
5pm • Waterloo Records, 6th and Lamar • Free
Free show and free Shiner.
Summer Drag Carnival
4–10pm • Tom’s Tabooley, 2928 Guadalupe St. • Free
Tom’s Tabooley, Antone’s Records and Toy Joy present a neighborhood carnival with games, prizes, food, live music and free beer samples from Mayan Distribution.
Tolly Moseley and Omar Gallaga Share Secrets to Online Writing
7pm • Austin American-Statesman, 305 South Congress Ave. • Free
Free tacos and tea at this discussion about how to write for online audiences, featuring the Statesman’s Omar Gallaga and Austin Eavesdropper’s Tolly Moseley.
Living Room Live, ft. Whiskey Shivers and Leopold & His Fiction
7pm • The W Austin, 200 Lavaca St. • Free
Free show with happy hour prices all night.
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