Austin is always alive with outstanding food, activities, music and entertainment, but what special events are going on this week?
Peppa Pig Live!
Peppa Pig is playing LIVE for Peppa Pig’s Big Splash! at Moody Theater on WEdnesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Cost: $39-49
Do you have a child that can’t get enough of Peppa Pig and her love for muddy puddles? What better way to surprise them than with Peppa Pig LIVE! Come and watch Peppa make her biggest splash yet. This action-packed live show is designed for preschoolers and young fans to enjoy an unforgettable theater experience based on one of their favorite TV shows. There will be an interactive sing-a-long, dancing, familiar songs, and jumping in muddy puddles. Spend the day with Peppa Pig and her silly family as they laugh and play. It will be fun for the whole family. For more information, visit peppapiglive.com.
Best Coast and Wavves
Best Coast, Wavves, and Cherry Glazerr are playing at Stubb’s BBQ on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $25
Best Coast is an American rock duo from Los Angeles playing indie rock and indie pop music that many Austinites have grown to love. Wavves is another American rock band based in California, but they are from San Diego. The two are touring together, and on Thursday, February 11th, they will be in Austin playing an incredible show for locals to enjoy. Cherry Glazerr will also be playing, and they are an L.A. garage band coming to bring you more authentic music from the sunny state of California.
The Three Headed Monstour feat. Hawthorne Heights, Mest, The Ataris, Handguns, London Falling
Hawthorne Heights, Mest, The Ataris, Handguns, and London Falling will be playing at Dirty Dog Bar on WEdnesday, February 10th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.! Cost: $20-25
These American rock and pop punk bands are coming together on tour to bring you memories of your favorite songs from high school and today. The dirty Dog Bar features a metal bar, booze, pool tables, extreme sports on TV, and a stripper pole.
This Will Destroy You
This Will Destroy You is playing live at Barracuda on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
This Will Destroy You, or TWDY, is a local American post-rock band from San Marcos, Texas coming to play for Austin. The band is known to play shows that have a special way of keeping their audience hypnotized and entertained. The band is passionate about music, professional in manner, and overall great to see live. Check out this local band and show your support.
Shovels and Rope
Shovels and Rope will be playing at Moody Theater on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Shovels and Rope is an American folk duo from South Carolina. The two come together and blend traditional folk with rock and roll, country rock, and punk rock. This down to earth band is sure to make for a great night out on the town. This husband and wife team will sing a beautiful harmony-driven folk show right before Valentine’s Day. The perfect show for a romantic date night.
There are dozens of shows and events in honor of Valentine’s Day happening throughout the week and on the day of as well. These include, but are definitely not limited to: Fetish: A Valentine’s Menage A Trois, several tributes to popular bands, The Dating Game, Valentine’s Austin Flea, Rock Candy Valentines, Mortified ATX: Valentine’s Edition, and so much more. Whether you’re taken, single, married, or not exactly sure what’s going on, there’s an event for you this Valentine’s week.