Tickets on sale and things to do this weekend
Counting Crows’ 25th anniversary tour coming to Austin
Adam Duritz and his band of Cali rockers, the Counting Crows, celebrate 25 years of making music with a nationwide tour this summer.
The show hits Austin on July 21 with a stop at the Austin360 Amphitheater. Special guest Live will be along for the ride. Tickets run $29.50-$99.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. April 6 at austin360amphitheater.com.
— Deborah Sengupta Stith
Dierks Bentley to play Austin this fall
Country artist Dierks Bentley announced the dates for his 2018 Mountain High Tour, and the roster includes a stop at the Austin360 Amphitheater on Sept. 20. Support artists for the tour are Brothers Osborne and Lanco.
Tickets to the show run $25-$89.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. April 6 at austin360amphitheater.com.
— Deborah Sengupta Stith
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
Northside Next: Fit Fest. Domain Northside’s newest series, Northside Next, kicks off with Fit Fest to offer outdoor fun for the whole family. Get your energy level up with a variety of free classes on the lawn including goat yoga, dance, spin and more. Each of the fitness classes will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Northside Next will take place on the first Saturday of every month except August and October. 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 7. Free. 11700 Domain Blvd. domainnorthside.com/events.
The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail’s First Birthday. Celebrate the anniversary of the Round Rock venue with all-day family-friendly activities. The event will feature a chuckwagon camp with dutch oven cooking, a ladies’ camp, pioneer toys and games, and more. Children can lasso, brand and play horseshoes. Crafts include stamp a bandana and leather working. Plus, there will be western music from Evelyn Billington and K. R. Wood, along with skits and living history performances throughout the day. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7. Free. 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. williamsonmuseum.org.
“Dance for Global Goals.” Austin-based dancer and choreographer Anuradha Naimpally and the City of Austin’s Asian American Resource Center present this intergenerational program that aims to bring awareness to Asian refugees and immigrants through dance, spoken word and live music. 3 p.m. April 7. $10-$15. Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road. danceforglobalgoals.eventbrite.com.
Chrissy Metz at the Paramount Theatre. Fresh off another season of the hit heartwarming show “This Is Us,” actress Chrissy Metz is going on a book tour to share her new memoir, “This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today.” She’ll chat on stage with television personality Tim Gunn about all of life’s lessons, sharing her personal struggles and triumphs and no doubt some behind-the-scenes details about her time on the NBC show, where she plays the vibrant Kate Pearson. Each ticket includes a copy of the memoir, which went on sale last week. 7 p.m. doors April 7. $45-$95. 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org.