Event of the Week
Austin's premiere taco journalists have graduated from bloggers to authors with the release of Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Story of the Most Important Taco of the Day, and to celebrate, they're taking over Tamale House East with beer from Indio and free tacos supplied by Tamale House, Tacodeli, WhaTaTaco, and El Sol y La Luna. See a preview image from the book and all the deets right here
Thursday, July 18th
Screen-printing impresario Tim Doyle and the literary mag Foxing Quarterly are throwing an old-fashioned Hyde Park rager timed with the release of their new issue, art-directed by an internationally known illustrator who's also debuting a super-limited edition book of prints. Naturally, there're a bunch of bands. See who's playing here.
Honor the man, the myth, the totally insane author, Hunter S. Thompson, with a birthday party at Hotel Vegas, where they'll have a vintage tiki bar, bands like Kay Leotard and Hundred Visions, and free drinks between the hours of... this and this.
Friday, July 19th
Bikinis? Lingerie? Sex toys? All at Suite 101. This link leads to the event page, which leads to a bikini site
Saturday, July 20th
The Rooskies at Russian House are hosting a Summer ball with card games, chess, a costume contest, and much more. Yep, this is in honor of Tolstoy
Sunday, July 21st
Set sail on a boat party hosted by indie rock record label Pau Wau and featuring performances by ATX ex-pat Bill Baird, pirate-rockers Cartwright, and a new band with former members of The Strange Boys. Even more bands! See them here.
Monday, July 22nd
Waterloo Records hosts an in-store with revered experimental band The Octopus Project. Wondering what the top-selling albums at Waterloo are?