Austin will mark the 50th anniversary of the culture-defnining Woodstock festival with two concerts the next two weeks.
The travelling Peace & Love Tour, celebrating those famous days in upstate New York in 1969, makes its Austin stop on Sunday, Aug. 25 for a show at the McCullough Theatre, 2375 Robert Dedman Drive on the University of Texas campus.
The show features the Paisley Craze Band, along with musician and singer Robert Garcia and Harry Havery of California Toe Jam, performing the music of some of the acts that played 50 years ago, including Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Activities before the show include Woodstock trivia, photo booths and merchandise for sale.
Tickets are $29.50 to $59.50. Doors open at 1 p.m. and music at 2 p.m. Information and tickets: texasperformingarts.org. Note: A previously scheduled 7 p.m show during this event has been canceled.
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On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Austin Central Library hosts an all-ages concert headlined by Guy Forsyth and featuring artists from Electric Lady Bird, the library's music streaming service. The free event runs from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 in the special event center of the Central Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez St. Can't make it? KOOP Radio (91.7 FM) will broadcast live from the show. Information: library.austintexas.gov.
Here's the lineup:
2:02 p.m. Sho Humphries
2:22 p.m. Deezie Brown
2:42 p.m. SaulPaul
3:02 p.m. Sarah Sharp
3:32 p.m. Brian Scartocci
4:02 p.m. Bob Cheevers
4:32 p.m. Rochelle and the Sidewinders
5:07 p.m. Guy Forsyth
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