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4 music events to plan for in Austin this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on June 13, 2019.

If you love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this weekend offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From Caribbean cumbia to rock music for kids, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Cumbia Roots Festival in Kenny Dorham's Backyard

From the event description:

The WEPA Cumbia Roots Festival brings the past, present and future of this long standing tradition. Cumbia has it's roots in the Caribbean region of Colombia and that vibrant culture is what we bring you this June 15th — from the tradish gaita sound of Son de la Provincia, to the future sounds of Nemegata.

When: Saturday, June 15, 1-10 p.m.
Where: Kenny Dorham's Backyard — Diverse Arts, 1106 E. 11th St.
Admission: $30
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Night Cap and Swells at the Cedar Street Courtyard

From the event description:

The Cedar Street Courtyard and the Trident Hospitality Group presents a performance by musical artists Night Cap and Swells.

When: Saturday, June 15, 9 p.m.- Sunday, June 16, 2 a.m.
Where: Cedar Street Courtyard, 208 W. Fourth St., Suite C
Admission: $5
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The Dirty River Boys perform live at The Saxon Pub

From the event description:

Four very different people are coming together, trying to shake things up in the Texas music scene and beyond.

When: Saturday, June 15, 10-11:30 p.m.
Where: The Saxon Pub, 1320 S. Lamar Blvd.
Admission: $15 (General Admission)
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Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids at the Mohawk

From the event description:

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its core audience of families with children age ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity. 

When: Sunday, June 16, 11 a.m.
Where: Mohawk, 912 Red River St.
Admission: $12 (General Admission)
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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