Fusebox Festival | Contemporary Art and Performance Festival | April 16-27

Fusebox Festival 2014

Fusebox Festival presents 12 days of adventurous performance, film, food, music and visual art from around the world. In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, the 2014 festival will be #FREE to attend. You must register for a Fusebox Festival membership to make reservations in advance or walk-up to shows. Register online or by phone (512) 800-3066 | April 16-27 | #Austin #ATX #FuseboxFestival

 

Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival | April 12

Louisiana Swamp Thing and Crawfish Festival

The 20th Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival takes place Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Austin American Statesman Parking Lot. Music lineup includes Cajun, Zydeco, Funk, Blues, Rock and Jazz. Admission includes FREE crawfish.  Additional food and drinks available for purchase.  (Kids ages 8 and under are free with an adult.)  FREE parking available in the Texas Department of Transportation lot next to the event. #Austin #ATX

Austin American Statesman
305 S. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
 

CELEBRATE ME! ARGENTINA @ George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center | April 12

Celebrate Me! Argentina April 2014

The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center presents CELEBRATE ME! ARGENTINA, Saturday, April 12, from Noon to 4 p.m.  CELEBRATE ME! is a travel event series exploring different cultures from around the world. This #free family-friendly event highlights Argentine culture through art, language, food, geography and history. RSVP: (512) 974-4926. #Austin #ATX

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702
 

South Asian New Year Festival @ Zilker Hillside Theater | April 12

South Asian New Year Festival 2014

Photo Credit: Photo Credit: The Texas Bengali Cultural Alliance | South Asian New Year Festival

The South Asian New Year Festival is an annual outdoor celebration showcasing the historically rich, colorful culture and diversity of South Asia featuring live music and dance performances, traditional foods, indigenous arts and crafts, and more. Saturday, April 12 | 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. | #Zilker Hillside Theater. #FREE #Austin #ATX

Zilker Hillside Theater
2201 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746
 

Squeezebox Mania @ Threadgill’s South | April 12

SqueezeBox Mania 8 2014

GuzmanFox Creative presents Squeezebox Mania, the coolest squeezebox party in Texas, featuring the finest accordion players from Texas and Louisiana on Saturday, April 12, at Threadgill’s South. This year’s festival features music from Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Ponty Bone & The Squeezetones and Joel Guzman, Sarah Fox & Los Aztex. Doors 7:30 p.m. | Show 8 p.m. #Austin #ATX #SqueezeBoxMania

Threadgill’s South
301 W. Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704
 

Fiesta® San Antonio | April 10-27

Photo Credit: Fiesta® San Antonio Commission/ ©Photos by Jonathan Alonzo Photography

Photo Credit: Fiesta® San Antonio Commission/
©Photos by Jonathan Alonzo Photography

Fiesta® San Antonio is one of the biggest festivals in the United States and takes place each April to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. Today more than 100 events showcase San Antonio’s rich multicultural heritage. With parades, festivals, exhibits, athletic activities, music and delicious foods and beverages, there is something for every taste and every age. Visit the Alamo City for the 123rd annual Fiesta© San Antonio, April 10-27. #SanAntonio #FiestaSA

 

Old Settler’s Music Festival | April 10-13

Old Settlers Music Festival 2014 Poster

Old Settler’s Music Festival, a celebration of Americana and roots music, takes place April 10-13, at the Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch in #Driftwood, Texas. Music continues nonstop with concerts, workshops, and impromptu jam sessions all day and throughout the night. Camping, kids’ activities and entertainers, annual youth talent competition and more. #Austin #ATX