Conclude your week with Bobby Bones’ comedic stylings, more events
1. Bobby Bones’ “Red Hoodie Comedy Tour”
8 p.m. May 18. $33.50-$83.50. The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org.
In addition to being host of the Nashville-based country-radio format “Bobby Bones Show,” which is syndicated on more than 100 stations and has millions of listeners each weekday morning, Bobby Bones is also a bestselling author, a touring stand-up comedian and frontman of the Raging Idiots. At the Paramount — which he says is his favorite venue — he’ll assume the role of comedian, a gig he’s loved since his teenage years. Channeling his signature honesty, he’ll have new jokes to perform. A VIP ticket includes a pre-show meet-and-greet.
2. Mother’s Day Brunch at Vista Brewing
11 a.m. May 13. 13551 FM 150, Driftwood. vistabrewingtx.com/event/mothers-day-grand-opening/.
The new Hill Country destination brewery — a sprawling 21-acre ranch with a tasting room, outdoor kitchen, working apiary and more — is capping off its grand opening weekend with a relaxed beer garden brunch for mom to enjoy, no reservations necessary. Chef Andrew Stiver’s sustainably sourced menu will include fresh dishes like the Vista Squash Frittata, which you can savor alongside Vista beers and a special Agarita Bubbly made with foraged berries.
3. Rooftop Pints & Poses at Hyatt Regency Austin
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 14. Free. 208 Barton Springs Road. hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/texas/hyatt-regency-austin/area-attractions.
This month’s Pints & Poses will be the first one outside on the top floor of the hotel’s parking garage, which features views of Austin’s downtown skyline. It will include complimentary vinyasa flow yoga hosted by Ferny Barcelo, lead class instructor, with help from assistant instructor Zuzu Perkal. After the class, participants will receive a coupon for a complimentary beer. The coupon can be redeemed at a pop-up bar that will also be stationed on the top floor. Bring your own yoga mat.
4. Toni Price at Little Darlin’
8 p.m. May 15. Free. 6507 Circle S Road. facebook.com/thelittledarlin.
Last fall brought an end to more than two decades of “Hippie Hour” shows with singer Price and her first-rate acoustic band at the Continental Club. Sometimes a change of scenery can be good. Price recently started doing Tuesdays with Warren Hood, Marshall Hood and Willie Pipkin at this fairly new indoor-outdoor South Austin hot spot. Price can still spin a yarn between songs. She remains an Austin treasure, one of the best singers this town has ever had. — Peter Blackstock
5. Alex Segura at BookPeople
7 p.m. May 16. Free. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.
In “Blackout,” the latest novel in Alex Segura’s acclaimed Pete Fernandez mystery series, startling new evidence in a cold case that has been haunting Pete draws him back to his hometown of Miami. As he and his partner Kathy Bentley delve deeper into the unsolved murder, they become ensared in Miami’s obsession with a charismatic and dangerous cult leader and his even more menacing followers. Segura will talk at BookPeople about his new mystery, as well as sign books purchased from the store.
6. Jarrott Productions’ “Seminar”
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with additional 7:30 p.m. performance May 21, through June 3. $18-$30. 901 Trinity St. jarrottproductions.com/seminar.
Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck’s hit Broadway comedy — which debuted with star Alan Rickman in 2011 — is now produced locally by Jarrott Productions. The play centers on four aspiring writers who take private classes from an international literary figure. Some of them thrive and others flounder with his unorthodox teaching methods. The quintet of featured actors (Colum P. Morgan, Sarah Zeringue, Brooks Laney, Regan Goins and Devin Finn) are all making their Jarrott Productions debut.
7. Outdoor Project’s Austin Block Party Festival
2 to 10 p.m. May 19. Free. Hops & Grain, 507 Calles St. #101. facebook.com/events/570187593352304/.
Outdoor adventure media platform Outdoor Project is bringing its block party series to Austin for the first time with brews from Hops & Grain, live music by Josh Klaus Music and Old Salt Union, grub from food trucks and sponsorships from a mix of brands, businesses and nonprofits that are the fuel of amazing outdoor adventures: KEEN Footwear, Kammok, Patagonia, Austin Pets Alive, Keep Austin Beautiful and more. The event will benefit Explore Austin, which aims to change the lives of underserved youth through leadership and adventure.