Hot Summer Nights at the Red River Cultural District —
July 21, 2017

Hot Summer Nights at the Red River Cultural District

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River River St, Austin

The Red River Cultural District and KUTX presents the first annual Hot Summer Nights, a free and open to the public series featuring Austin music from July 13-16 at participating venues and restaurants, including Barracuda Austin, Beerland, Texas, Cheer Up Charlies, Elysium Austin, Empire Control Room & Garage, Mohawk Austin, The Side Bar, The Sidewinder,  Stubb’s Austin, Swan Dive, Waller Ballroom, German-Texan Heritage Society, Exploded Records at JuiceLand, Waller Creek Pub House, Koriente Restaurant, Arlo’s, Hoboken Pie, Shawarma Point, Pelóns Tex-Mex Restaurant and The Beverly.

The event will also feature local food, vintage sellers, and artisan vendors along with live music.

Hot Summer Nights lineup includes White DenimThe Octopus ProjectIsrael NashMatthew Logan VasquezGolden Dawn ArkestraCAPYACMike and the MoonpiesMagna CardaThe Midnight StrollResidual KidMobley and many more.

Found between 7th and 12th Streets along Red River Street, the Red River Cultural District provides residents and visitors with ample opportunities to experience live music in the Live Music Capital of the World. Live music venues, restaurants, cultural organizations, hotels, and additional establishments are all part of the activity taking place in this vibrant downtown district.

Hot Summer Nights is a product of area venues and restaurants goal of strengthening the district’s identity and addressing the challenges in the area. RRCD businesses and organizations joined the Soul-y Austin program in 2015 and in early 2016, the Red River Merchants Association successfully formed and has since been active in engaging stakeholders and government officials as they focus on improving the district’s conditions to create a more pedestrian friendly experience that attracts patrons. The association’s boundaries run from the 600 block to the 1200 block of Red River.

Visit venue websites to view full Hot Summer Nights lineups and show schedules. http://kutx.org/kutx-shows/hot-summer-nights-on-red-river

About Meredith Cox 55 Articles
Meredith is a music writer who has covered bands from her hometown in Colorado to London to Bangkok to Shanghai and finally back to Austin. Led Zeppelin changed her life. So did Dolly Parton. You can read her music reviews at smackmadness.com.

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