Do512 and the Alamo Drafthouse are pleased to announce their latest collaboration and a new addition to the Austin summer evening entertainment schedule, Austin Sound & Cinema: Music & Movies on the Lawn.
Austin Sound & Cinema will feature six weeks of unique pairings of live music and some of the most popular movies of all time. Bands will perform a tribute to the movie, followed by the film screening on Alamo's giant inflatable outdoor screen, all from the Long Center City Terrace with the perfect view of the sun setting on the downtown skyline behind the stage.
The events will all be free, all-ages, and open to the public, and will fall on alternating Wednesdays from June 5 through August 21.
These events are 100% free to the public thanks to presenting sponsor Aquasana, the Austin-based makers of best-in-class home water filtration systems, who will be on site with free, filtered, great-tasting water for every event.
Sound & Cinema Summer Lineup:
Wed. June 5: "Labyrinth" featuring live music by SUPER CREEPS, Austin's best David Bowie tribute band.
Wed June 19: "Smokey and the Bandit" featuring songs about the road from WHISKEY SHIVERS.
Wed. July 17: "Back to the Future" featuring live music by HELLO WHEELS, playing hits from both the 1950s and 1980s before everyone's favorite time-traveling feature.
Wed. July 31: "School of Rock: featuring the Zeppelin Show performed by WILL TAYLOR & STRINGS ATTACHED.
Wed. Aug 14: "Flash Gordon" (1980) featuring live music with MAGNIFICO, the greatest Queen cover band you'll ever experience
Wed. Aug 21: TBA
In addition to the featured entertainment, visitors can enjoy dining from Food Truck favorites including Frank, Blue Ox BBQ, Whole Foods, and more, all of which will be set up on the Long Center's City Terrace. Beer, wine, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for sale by the Long Center. Guests are also welcome to bring their own non-alcoholic drinks or food to picnic on the lawn.
The Food Trailers will be open by 7pm, and the sunset concerts will begin at 8pm each evening. The movie will immediately follow just after dark.
Free car2go drop zonewill be available for all events, at Long Center main entrance on Riverside. Additional parking is available in the Palmer Events Center Garage.
"Sound & Cinema" will be produced in partnership with Do512 and Alamo Drafthouse, and all events will be all-ages and FREE to the public, thanks to generous support from our sponsors: Aquasana, car2go, AutoNation Toyota, Deep Eddy Vodka, and the Long Center.
More information and updated schedules are now available at Do12.com/SoundandCinema