Austin Party Train: All You Need Is Lo…er, Beer

Hope everyone rested up last week with no PT. I’m back in action and battling this macbook to paste WITH formatting. UGH.  Anyway, lots to do in the next four days.  Have a great valentines day and here are some funny things that could enhance your workweek:

Yours in a love/hate relationship with this thing.


Free and Cheap:

To Check Out:

  • Zingers: Happy Hour M-F 4 -7. You choose platters, $4 Martini’s, $3 Ritas & $3 Wine
  • End of an Ear:  $1 records. Find 20 $1 LPs you want and get them all for $10 (.50 cents each)
  • The go local card. $10 gets you discounts all over town:



  • FATBACK CIRCUS 9pm door Flamingo Cantina $5
  • Gaila Kenneally  6:00pm Elephant Room
  • George Devore 10:00pm Saxon Pub, The $5
  • Ian McLagan & The Bump Band  6:00pm Lucky Lounge
  • Liz Morphis  7:30pm Eddie V’s Edgewater Grill
  • Man Made Fire  9pm door Flamingo Cantina $5
  • Matt The Electrician 8:30pm Cactus Cafe
  • Mike & The Moon Pies  10:00pm Continental Club $7
  • Motion City Soundtrack 7pm door Emo’s /outside
  • Super Happy Fun Monkey Bash at Alamo Drafthouse Downtown
  • Ringo Deathstarr (baseera’s Birthday Bash), Cowabunga Babez, International Waters at The Mohawk
  • Love Bites: The Power Ballad Sing-Along at Alamo Drafthouse Downtown
  • Valentine’s Day Cocktail Party and Jewelry Sale at Pump Project
  • Maya Star for champagne and chocolate from 6:30-8:30.
  • Enjoy even more champagne and snacks at Kick Pleat from 6-8.


  • For the love of art, opening reception
  • The House of Torment’s Dark Stalkers
  • OFFICIAL Pre-Carnaval PARTY at Speakeasy !!!
  • Pleasurefest, ACES
  • Amy Cook 8:00pm Paramount Theatre  $16.50-$106  Benefiting Livestrong Foundation and The Paramount Theatre
  • ANITA BAKER  8:00pm  Music Hall ROZONE
  • BettySoo Central Market Cafe, N. Lamar
  • deal Soul Mart  10:30pm Lambert’s Downtown $5
  • Fishbone 7pm door Emo’s  /101X  outside Advance
  • Guy Forsyth  9:00pm Cheatham Street Warehouse  San Marcos
  • MoTel Aviv 9:30pm Parish, The  $8
  • Nouvelle Vague Granada Theater  Dallas
  • Reckless Kelly 8pm door Antone’s Night Club  $25
  • Soul Track Mind 10:00pm Hole In The Wall $3
  • Wiretree  10:30pm Lambert’s Downtown $5
  • Hard Proof Afrobeat, Focus Group, J Wesley Haynes Trio at The Ghost Room
  • Follow That Bird, The Monarchs, Wine and Revolution, English Teeth at The Mohawk
  • Motel Aviv, Red Leaves, Prayer For Animals at The Parish
  • Peyton’s Place: Champagne and Cupcakes.
  • Don’t miss the free rum cocktail hour at Speakeasy’s pre-Carnavale party (starting at 7).
  • Free wine and cheese plus art = LOVE!
  • Today (and tomorrow) enjoy ‘Bubbles and Berries’ at Sola from 5-7, and buy ‘Berries’ I mean chocolate-covered strawberry ones.
  • Whole Foods is offering samples of romantic pairings with the potential for your to pair up yourself from 6-8. Free 12 oz chai lattes at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on 38th from 4-7!


  • Carolyn Wonderland  early Antone’s Night Club  $12
  • Momos: Huey Lewis Cover badn with Suzanna Choffel
  • Mardi Gras @ The Shangri La with Mama Digdown’s Brass Band
  • Rock the Casbah 37: The Valentine Edition w/ DJ Mel!
  • 2nd Annual SweetBarks Honky Tonk
  • Good Cause Mardi Gras 2010!
  • Austin Variety Show LIVE TAPING – Episode #7 “For Lovers”
  • Jazztronica Saturday’s presents Heavy Funk the Valentines Edition
  • Cory Morrow 10:30pm Floore’s Country Store, HelotesSan Antonio $15
  • Doug Moreland 10:00pm Continental Club $10
  • Fatty Monk 9:00pm Lucky Lounge
  • Fictionists 10:30pm Lambert’s Downtown $5
  • Kat Edmonson Jazz Quintet  9:30pm Elephant Room
  • Micky and the Motorcars 10:00pm Saxon Pub, The $10
  • Nouvelle Vague 9:00pm Mohawk, The outside
  • RJD2 Emo’s outside Advance Tickets:
  • LaRue Gruene Hall, Gruene  New Braunfels
  • Suzanna Choffel  Momo’s Club Valentines show!
  • British Invasion 2 with Girl In A Coma, The Hi-tones, Planet Rye Co. The Ripe at Red 7
  • ARTSTRADA MAGAZINE FASHION SHOW fashion and music with Secret Oktober and Timeless Trends w/ Dubnautica performing, plus Black Widow Burlesque at Elysium
  • African art, cuisine, and even a drum circle for free!
  • From 12-4 enjoy Lonestar, music, and doggy treats at the Pets Alive benefit party.
  • My Bloody Valentine pub crawl
  • Flametrick Subs, Automusik at Beerland
  • Ladera Skateboards Presents: Winter Blackout 2010 with The Expendables, Iration, Passafire, Pour Habit, Roots Down Below at Emo’s
  • Valentine’s Eve Party with White Dress with The Mercers and The Sour Notes at Stubb’s
  • Jazztronica Saturday’s presents Heavy Funk Valentines Edition at Malverde. Featuring Chicken George and Special Guest Rae Davis. at Malverde
  • Spirit of the Marathon at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar


  • Hosteria Verde Supper Club at Aviary
  • sushi specials and free sake at Imperia.
  • Abra Moore, special guest  9:30pm Elephant Room
  • AMERICA, A Romantic Evening with 5p-9:30p One World Theatre
  • Bob Schneider  Gruene Hall, Gruene  New Braunfels
  • Guy Forsyth 10:30pm Lambert’s Downtown $15 door  Hayes Carll  8:00pm Saxon Pub, The $25 cpver
  • Heartbreakers Ball  10:00pm Lucky Lounge  w/DJ
  • Love Song Sing-a-Long  6:00pm Jovita’s
  • Valentine’s Day homage to the infamous Marquis de Sade with music and cocktails-vintage lace, rubber, latex, ribbons, whips all OK at Justine’s
  • Gone with the Wind Valentine’s Day Feast at Alamo Drafthouse Downtown
  • Love Bites: The Power Ballad Sing-Along at Alamo Drafthouse Downtown
  • Charade Valentine’s Day Feast at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
  • Amelie Valentine’s Day Feast at Alamo Drafthouse Village


  • Eliza and Tony Gilkyson  Antone’s Night Club $$  Will
  • Jimmy Lafave Antone’s Night Club $$  Will
  • Nelo 8:30pm Saxon Pub, The $10
  • Patty Griffin  Antone’s Night Club $$  Will Sexton

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