Sit back, relax, and dig in to Austin creativity.

Expect the unexpected in our Play series! Grab a tasty drink, sit back, and hear Austin-area artists unleash their creativity in a chill atmosphere. With shows at Captain Quackenbush’s Coffeehouse in south Austin and The Rosette in Hyde Park, Play is a great way to spend an evening.

All Play events are open seating, with doors opening at 7, and shows starting at 7:30. Table reservations are available for shows at The Rosette.

We are committed to keeping our in-person events safe and enjoyable for everyone. Please see our COVID Protocols for details of our stage-based accommodations.

MOONTOWER DUO with James Tabata

Wednesday, Apr. 12th at 7:30pm CT
Soundspace at Captain Quackenbush
Thursday, Apr. 13th at 7:30pm CT
The Rosette

Guitarists Matthew Lyons and Stephen Krishnan both have a long history with ACG, so we’re super excited they’ll be coming together to share new and original music inspired by Austin and ACG’s 22-23 season theme, HOME. Joined by James Tabata on bass, this will be a very special finale to the PLAY Series.

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JOSEPH PALMER with Mariachi de Oro

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Always creative, always engaging guitarist Joseph Palmer joins forces with Mariachi de Oro from Crockett High School. We can’t wait to see what this collaboration brings to the concert stage! 


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Our originally scheduled artist, Azul Barrientos, has had to cancel her performances this week. We are thrilled that soulful Ecuadorian singer-songwriter Javier Jara, will be able to step in and share his artistry with his friends Felipe “El Tiburón” Borrero (multi-instrumentalist) and Alexey Montero (percussionist). Join us for a colorful and passionate evening of Latin folk and roots music.

Sponsored in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts

TALE OF THE FOX with Invoke

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The Tale of the Fox is one of the first fully animated feature films ever made. Through visually stunning stop-motion animation, a cast of animal puppets tells the story of Renard, a mischievous prankster, and his attempts to outwit the king (a lion!).  

Invoke, the genre-defying, globe-trotting string quartet and Austin fan favorite, brought along their mandolin and banjo to perform a rompin’ original score for this 1937 classic!