Hey Party Train –
Trains a rollin’. Choo Choo
Quote of the Day:
Your plan is a hodge-podge of unwarranted optimism encased in an impenetrable fortress of buzz words.
Margarita Monday at the Belmont, 5-9, $2 Frozen Margs & Movie on the big screen: Army of Darkness
Pumpkin Carving Contest, East Side, Parque Zaragoza
Austin State Fair (through Suy) Travis county expo center
Abra Moore, Cactus Café
Pumpkin Carving at my place – I love this time-honored tradition. You’ll get an evite. BYOP. Also if you have carving utensils, that would be helpful. I only have so many kits.
Ready the Jet, MoMos
Belmont, The Motts, Cover band*
Kat Edmonson, Eddie Vs
Maceo Parker!! Halloween Ball, Antones
The Scabs, Antones
HALLOWEEN SALSA BASH If you think salsa dancing is fun, just wait till you try it in a costume. DJ Fabian will be spinning the Latin beats. Thu., Oct. 30, 9pm-1am. Casa Chapala, 3010 W. Anderson Ste. D, 459-4242. $5. www.fuerzalatinatx.com
Friday – WURSTFEST Starts (until Nov 9th)
Bob Schneider, Halloween Ball, Antones
Carrie Underwood, Frank Erwin
Halloween Bash with Alan Haynes, One 2 One bar
Patrice Pike at MoMos
Skyrocket at Threadgills
Fall Festival, Old Settlers
Drag queens and Halloween: Belmonster Bash Music, prizes, and body painting, donations at the door go to AIDS Services of Austin. Fri., Oct. 31, 9pm-2am. The Belmont, 305 W. Sixth, 457-0300.
LOVE OR DIE: WORLD MUSIC MASQUERADE Those belly-dancing costumes aren’t just for show; hips will fly at this music/dance/food extravaganza. Don’t work up too much of a sweat or get food on your outfit before the costume contest winners are announced. Fri., Oct. 31, 8pm-2am. Ruta Maya, 3601 S. Congress Ste. D-200, 707-9637. $13.
Ok there are a LOT more events: http://www.austinchronicle.com/gyrobase/Calendar/index?EventCategory=CommunityHalloween+and+Dia+de+los+Muertos
Bruce Robison, Austin Music Hall
The Black and White Years, Club Deville
Jimmy LaFave, Cactus Café
Sweeney Todd, Paramount Theater
South Austin Jug Band, Stubbs
Austin Celtic Festival (Thru Sun)
MUSIC FOR THE DEAD The dead wish they partied like this: food, wine, pomegranate margaritas, auctions, and live music from Tina Marsh. Sun., Nov. 2, 5-8pm. Gibson Guitar Showroom, 3601 S. Congress Ste. G-400, Penn Field Center. $25. www.creop.org
Favorite New Happy Hour: Logans, Half Priced appetizers until 10!!
Favorite New Coffee Shop: Epoch, try the Mojo
Where I’ve been wanting to go: http://redhouselounge.com/