Eklektikos host John Aielli’s picks for this weekend and beyond!
Chorus Austin presents Pops: Songs We Love To Sing
Sat, Jun 11, 2022 8:00 PM
A one-night only celebration of our favorites from Broadway, Pop music, and more! This concert will feature some numbers performed by our combined Symphonic and Chamber Ensembles, as well as some solo acts from within our organization!
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF24)
June 8-12, 2022
The 24th edition of Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF24) will take place June 8-12, 2022 in Austin, TX. The upcoming edition will mark a long-anticipated return to in-theater screenings.
CLAIFF looks forward to bringing more filmmakers back to Austin as well as celebrating local talent from the state of Texas, as the film festival continues its mission to showcase films and videos from Latin America (North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean) and the Iberian Peninsula. Films and videos made by or about Latinxs in the U.S. or the rest of the world, as well as films and videos by or about indigenous groups of the Americas are also featured.
Tapestry Dance Company presents Soul 2 Sole “Friends in Time” Concerts
Friday, June 10, 2022 8:00PM, Saturday, June 11, 2022 8:00PM
Tapestry Dance Company presents its annual festival of rhythm with the 22nd Annual Soul 2 Sole Festival June 8th-12th 2022. This one-of-a-kind, “Austintatious” tap festival will bring world renown tap artists from around the world for a soulful live reunion and an opportunity for the participants to look inward and upward to unpack and discover what it is to be a tap-dancing artist from many of the leaders in the field.
Nine artistic souls will join together in a rhythmic reunion of “Friends in Time” – a twenty-one-year legacy of Tapestry’s Soul 2 Sole International Tap Festival and our international friendships through rhythm and legacy with two live performances with the Souls Jazz Trio.
KMFA Offbeat Series: Invoke
June 0, 2022
Invoke is excited to share an evening of music discovered and created throughout the last two years of the pandemic. As the world shut down in March 2020, Invoke joined hundreds of artists pivoting to online virtual shows to create their own monthly live stream “Invoke in the Oaks” dedicated to discovering as much new music as possible and to create new original works to be premiered every performance. This performance at the KMFA will showcase the highlights of that labor with a new premier by Invoke (Title TBA), Quinn Mason’s 6th String Quartet, David Baker’s “Pastorale,” and more!
ANDREA BOCELLI: Believe World Tour
WEDNESDAY / JUN 22 / 2022
World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is bringing his Believe World Tour to Moody Center on June 22, 2022. As one of the most recognizable voices in the industry, and revered by fans internationally, Andrea Bocelli has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years, counting nearly 90 million records sold worldwide.
2022 Texas Bach Festival: Bringing it Bach Again
May 15, 2022; June 20-26, 2022
The mission of the Texas Bach Festival (TBF) is to champion and advance the great and timeless music of Johann Sebastian Bach and subsequent composers inspired by him in the Georgetown and greater Central Texas areas.
Calexico @ Scoot Inn
Thursday June 15, 2022
Calexico is a Tucson, Arizona-based Americana, Tex-Mex, indie rock band. The band’s two main members, Joey Burns and John Convertino, first played together in Los Angeles as part of the group Giant Sand. They have recorded a number of albums on Quarterstick Records, while their 2005 EP In the Reins, recorded with Iron & Wine, reached the Billboard 200 album charts. Their musical style is influenced by traditional Latin sounds of mariachi, conjunto, cumbia, and tejano mixed with country, jazz, and post-rock.
June 10-19, 2022
It’s the show you love, in a brand new setting! The Mikado has been moved to the highlands of Scotland and becomes The McAdo. Gilbert’s libretto and Sullivan’s score will be kept virtually intact, while the scenery and costumes will reflect the Scottish moors. It’s a farcical tale of a wand’ring minstrel, a cowardly executioner, an iron-fisted ruler, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater!