The ABGB
Sat 24 Feb
An All-Star Lineup! Simon Says 10:15p • Good Field 9p
Show 9:00PM
Sun 25 Feb
The Sunday Best Aaron McDonnell & The Neon Eagles
Show 4:00PM
We call it the Sunday Best… because there’s no better place to be on a Sunday afternoon than with us at The ABGB.
 
Hang out under the trees.
Drink some beer (that’s all made here).
Hug your friends.
Have a sandwich… or a slice or two.
Swing your partners.
 
That’s the Sunday Best.
Tue 27 Feb
Hell Yes Project: At The Central Texas Food Bank
Show 6:00PM

Are you ready to Volunbeer with us?

The ABGB, as part of The Hell Yes Project, is teaming up with the Central Texas Food Bank on the last Tuesday of the month for an evening of volunteering at the Food Bank’s warehouse.

And, after a shift of putting your hands, heart and soul to work, you can enjoy the satisfying taste of a cold ABGB beer. That’s what we’re calling Volunbeer Night, and we want you and your crew to join us.

Different good times are planned for each month! Activities, speakers, and music are all coming up on tap! Come for the first one, February 27th, as it will feature a behind-the-scenes tour of the Food Bank and all its amazing abilities to serve our neighbors in need!

Mark your calendars for the last Tuesday of each month. The shift runs from 6pm-7:30pm, and brews and events go 7:30pm-9pm. All volunteers must be 21+ and provide proof of ID for beverage service. Please drink responsibly and make prior transportation arrangements as needed.

Join us for a cooperative effort in giving-back, and unwinding! Claim your spot here:
http://individual-volunteers.cafb.volunteerhub.com/EventsV1/Event/Summary.aspx?EventID=5930627

Wed 28 Feb
All Good In The Hood Warren Hood Happy Hour All Night
Show 6:30PM

If it’s Wednesday… than it’s time to get happy. And it’s time for Warren. Our weekly shows on Wednesdays with Warren Hood are just the thing you need to get you through the week.

Warren is our neighbor here in South Austin. He’s also an ABGB regular. We count ourselves as pretty lucky to have one of our city’s best musicians living so close… and even luckier that we get to put him and his stellar band to work bringing us his unique swinging Texas roots pop. We’ve nicknamed the shows as being “All Good In The Hood”.

Wednesdays are happy hour all night all long with a $1 off pints and reduced prices on pitchers.

So, come over. We’re going to be having a real good time… and we’re going to be dancing. We want you here.

Thu 01 Mar
Hell Yes Project: Beer Positive Brewery Challenge
Show 7:00AM
Ends 5:00PM

We’re joining a whole bunch of great Austin breweries to team up to link two vital substances, blood and beer, in the First Annual Beer Positive Brewery Challenge.

Challenge means competition. And we hear there’s going to be a trophy… and we like trophies. So please roll up a sleeve for us.

SCHEDULE YOUR DONATION!
Donate at any We Are Blood donor center or mobile drive from March 1-16. Here’s the link to schedule your donation:
https://weareblood.org/donate-blood/

TELL THEM THE ABGB SENT YOU!
Let them know you’re supporting The ABGB, and they’ll credit your donation to us. And they’re going to give you a goodie that you can bring to us! A premio!

HELP US CELEBRATE!
When the competition is over, a brewery in each of three different “weight classes,” will emerge victorious. Help us be the one!

STAY TUNED!
Keep checking here and the We Are Blood facebook page for more Beer Positive updates and special events.

Fri 02 Mar
Our House Band! Little Mikey and The Soda Jerks
Show 8:00PM

Celebrate Texas Independence Day with us!

Fri 02 Mar
Croy and the Boys Celebrate Texas Independence Day!
Show 10:00PM
Sat 03 Mar
Hell Yes Project: It's My Park Day
Show 9:00AM

Save the date, and say ‘Hell Yes’ to joining us for It’s My Park Day, the biggest city-wide volunteer event – thousands of volunteers working to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city.

Last time out, Austin Parks Foundation reports 3,200 volunteers at nearly 100 projects city-wide, putting in over 10,000 hours of labor. That’s equivalent to 7 park maintenance employees working full-time for a whole year. All told, including labor, this one day represented an investment of over a quarter of a million dollars for Austin’s parks.

We’ll be working on a special project for Barton Springs Pool with Friends of Barton Springs Pool! Say ‘Hell Yes’ and sign yourself up! Here’s the link:
https://givepul.se/u8hm3
And stay tuned for how we’ll hook you up if you volunteer!
Sat 03 Mar
Support Austin Music's The Spotlight
Show 7:00PM

A one-of-a-kind evening, hosted by Monte Warden!
Discussing music video production:
Wild Bill Ogden’s video trilogy Fighting for the Title
Candace Bellamy’s award winning video ‘Undone’
& premiering Patricia Vonne’s latest music video!

Discussions between Monte and the artists from 7 to 8
Music by all three bands from 8 to 11
Patricia Vonne at 8
The Candace Bellamy Band at 9
Wild Bill and the Knockouts at 10

This is a FREE event sponsored by Support Austin Music, producers of Austin Music Television, and ABGB in association with the Austin Creative Alliance and the City of Austin’s Office of Economic Development.

www.SupportAustinMusic.com

Sun 04 Mar
The Sunday Best Wilkinson’s Quartet
Show 4:00PM

Your Sunday afternoon party is here… so grab some friends and come grab a beer and get your Sunday calibrated just the way you like it out on our dance floor, and:
Hang out under the trees.
Drink some beer that’s made here.
Hug your friends.
Enjoy some good food.
Swing your partners.

That’s the Sunday Best.

Wed 07 Mar
All Good In The Hood Warren Hood Happy Hour All Night
Show 6:30PM

If it’s Wednesday… than it’s time to get happy. And it’s time for Warren. Our weekly shows on Wednesdays with Warren Hood are just the thing you need to get you through the week.

Warren is our neighbor here in South Austin. He’s also an ABGB regular. We count ourselves as pretty lucky to have one of our city’s best musicians living so close… and even luckier that we get to put him and his stellar band to work bringing us his unique swinging Texas roots pop. We’ve nicknamed the shows as being “All Good In The Hood”.

Wednesdays are happy hour all night all long with a $1 off pints and reduced prices on pitchers.

So, come over. We’re going to be having a real good time… and we’re going to be dancing. We want you here.

Fri 09 Mar
The Pons
Show 9:00PM
Sat 10 Mar
The Reputations 10:30p • PR Newman 9p
Show 9:00PM
Sun 11 Mar
The Austin Flea at the ABGB
Show 12:00PM
Our friends at The Austin Flea bring their rockin’ party for their 2nd Sundays series from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. – on Sunday, March 11th!

The Flea features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin’s most amazing and talented vendors. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion! Handmade jewelry, bath/body products, vintage, original artwork, paper goods, textiles and so much more!

It’s always a party when the Austin Flea and the ABGB unite powers!

Plus, Sunday’s Best music from 4-7!

Entrance to the event is Free and open to all ages!

Handmade. Vintage. Local.

Sun 11 Mar
The Sunday Best Bobby Marlar
Show 4:00PM

We call it the Sunday Best… because there’s no better place to be on a Sunday afternoon than with us at The ABGB.

Come see for yourself, hang out under the trees.
Drink some beer (that’s all made here).
Hug your friends.
Have a sandwich… or a slice or two.
Swing your partners.

That’s the Sunday Best.

Wed 14 Mar
Austin Festival Express Day Party
Show 1:00PM

Austin Festival Express Day Party
The ABGB
1305 W. Oltorf Austin, TX 78704
Wednesday March 14 1p

530p | Skyway Man

445p | The Mammoths

4p | Caroline Rose

315p | Croy and the Boys

230p | Motel Raphaël

145p | Elliot & The Ghost

1p | I Am Bearwood

Thu 15 Mar
Rock'n'Roll & Trash benefiting HAAM
Show 5:00PM

Saustex Records, The Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta and the ABGB present an early evening of “Rock’n’Roll & Trash” benefiting H.A.A.M. – the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. As tens of millions of dollars flow through the music economy of Austin during SXSW we find it important to support the folks who keep the town rocking the other 360 days of the year. H.A.A.M. provides low-cost insurance and medical services to Austin musicians who could not otherwise afford coverage by leveraging contributions with affiliated service providers. The non-profit organization and Austin’s musicians deserve your help.
The event features a well-rounded bill:
10:30 pm Ian Quiet & The Prof.Fuzz 63 (Shreveport, LA)
Ian and his band absolutely stole the show last year during SX Music Week at ABGB with a trashy mixture of punk disco and noise reminiscent of The Happy Mondays, Bonaparte and Flipper, and, an over the top stage show. Not to be missed.
9:30 Butch County (Austin, TX)
Katy Koonce and her band really stomp with a party-vibed, 70’s UK glam informed brand of bluesy hard rock.
8:30 The Far Forlorn (Chicago, IL)
Jon Langford – main man of legendary UK punk cum alt-country act the Mekons and Bloodshot Records mainstay The Waco Brothers returns to Austin with another side-project that offers all of the elements he’s known for: Passion, poetry, three chords and the truth.
7:30 Texas Bob Juarez (Liverpool, UK)
Originally from San Antonio – Señor Juarez has made his home and career in the UK for the last two decades. Notable for his role in the mid-2000’s as the musical leader of a revived Television Personalities (an early Rough Trade Records act that played an infectious brand of naive/lo-fi/psych pop) in addition to having toured with Adam Ant, Texas Bob currently tours as a solo act throughout Europe and plays in Rose McDowal’s band (Strawberry Switchblade, Current 93, Coil, Psychic TV, Spell, Rosa Mundi.) He has just released a new album titled ‘Sparkle Stars… Northern Lights I See’ that features seventeen tracks of angsty psychedelic pop rendered in a very personal style. Texas Bob Juarez is a pure artist and true outsider.
6:30 One Good Lung (Austin, TX)
Fronted by the unhealthily alluring and assaultive poster girl Aimee Lane, One Good Lung render succinct and revved up dirges suggestive of The Melvins. Wear knee pads and eye protection.
5:30 Mean Motor Scooter (Ft. Worth, TX)
These young folks from the DFW metroplex deliver surf infused garage rock in the lo-fi style of many Burger Records acts, splitting the musical difference between Austin’s own melodic Ugly Beats and Memphis trash legends The Oblivians.

Fri 16 Mar
Funhouse Presents: The 312-512 Hook UP
Show 11:30AM

Fun House Entertainment Presents:

March 16th | All ages | Free | The ABGB | 1305 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704

– – – – – – – – – –
The Human Circuit
Kev Bev and The Woodland Creatures
Major Grizz
Vesper
Capital Soirée
Shi la Rosa
– – – – – – – – – –

Fri 16 Mar
The ABGB House Party
Show 7:00PM

Imagine a party with all your favorite people! Then, imagine having an awesome beer in your hand. That’s kind of what this party will be like.

You’re totally invited. And, so are all your friends, if they’re cool. It’s free. See you here.

11 Grand Champeen
10 Overlake
Strahan & The Good Neighbors
Little Mikey And The Soda Jerks
Wild Bill and The Lost Knobs

Argus Cidery and Buddha’s Brew Kombucha are sponsoring this party! They’re going to have some totally cool stuff. Stay tuned.

Sat 17 Mar
Nine Mile Records & Touring Day + Night Show!
Show 2:00PM

The cool folks at Nine Mile want to bring some good friends and amazing musicians together for some tunes and beer. You should totally come!

Nine Mile Records & Touring Day + Night Show!

2pm – The President Lincoln (UK)
2:45pm – Twain
3:30pm – A. Sinclair
4:15pm – BOOHER
5pm – Canshaker Pi (NL)
5:45pm BYBYE (Indianapolis)
6:30pm Matt Hebert
7:15pm LuxDeluxe (Massachusetts)
8pm – Bull(UK)
8:45 pm XLX
9:30 pm EL LAGO (Galveston)
10:15pm Motel Mirrors (Memphis)

Sun 18 Mar
The Sunday Best Georgia Parker
Show 4:00PM

We call it the Sunday Best… because there’s no better place to be on a Sunday afternoon than with us at The ABGB.

Hang out under the trees.
Drink some beer (that’s all made here).
Hug your friends.
Have a sandwich… or a slice or two.
Swing your partners.

That’s the Sunday Best.

Sat 07 Apr
TX German Bier & Brezel Fest
Show 5:00PM
The scoop:
We’re able to beer festivals now! We’re excited to be at this one!
The details:
The Austin Saengerrunde and Foodways Texas have partnered up to combine Texas German Bier (aka beer) and Austin’s First Brezel (aka Pretzel) Festival! The event will take place Saturday, April 7th, 2018 from 5pm to 11pm at the historic Saengerrunde Hall and Scholz Garten.

This year, our favorite craft breweries will once again showcase specialty German style bier and what better accompaniment than brezeln!! Local chefs, bakers, and other brezel-dough makers will offer up delicious bites!

General Admission: You’ll receive a commemorative glass boot, bier tasting tickets, and samples of brezel bites, anything from sweet to savory!

Grammy Award winning band, Brave Combo, will get you dancing to their psychedelic polka!

BIER VENDORS
The ABGB
Alamo Beer
Austin Beerworks
Big Bend Brewing Company
Circle Brewing Company
Hops and Grain
Karbach Brewing Co.
Lazarus Brewing Co.
Live Oak Brewing Company
Real Ale Brewing Company
Rentsch Brewery
Southern Heights Brewing Co
Texas Beer Company
and more to come!

BREZEL VENDORS
Easy Tiger
Hi Hat Public House
Frank
Scholz Garten
and more to come!

Rehydrate with sparkling water from Big Swig!

Want more information? www.TXGermanBierFestival.com

FAQ’s
Date: Saturday, April 7th, 2018 5-9pm (Brezel Tastings) and 5-11pm (Bier Tastings, Bowling, and Dance Party)

Rain, Rain, Go Away:
We have covered the Bier Garten and the Halle to protect our bier and of course…you.

Is this an all ages event?
All ages are welcome but you must be 21+ to drink alcohol.

Is this a dog friendly event?
Due to our food permit policy for this event, dogs are not allowed. Sorry.

Is there re-entry?
Yes.

Can I bring outside drinks or food?
No.

Where to park?
There is plenty of garage and street parking around the perimeter of the venue, both metered and non-metered.

About the Austin Saengerrunde
In 1852, German settlers in Austin formed a traditional singing group. On February 8, 1879, the group officially organized as a singing society bearing the name “Saengerrunde”. The Saengerrunde is the oldest ethnic organization in Austin. Scholz Garden, a beer garden established in 1867 by German immigrant August Scholz, became a favorite meeting place for Saengerrunde members. The Scholz Garden property, originally owned by Lemp Brewery of St. Louis, included a dance hall and bowling alley as well as the restaurant and beer garden. In 1904, the Austin Saengerrunde club leased the property from Lemp Brewery and in 1908 purchased the entire property. Under the stewardship of the Austin Saengerrunde, the combined facilities have continued to provide an atmosphere that encourages members and guests to preserve and enjoy the German heritage. For more information, see www.Saengerrunde.org.

About The Beneficiary:
Foodways Texas
Foodways Texas is an organization founded by chefs, journalists, scholars, restaurateurs, farmers, ranchers, and other citizens of the state of Texas who have made it their mission to preserve, promote and celebrate the diverse food cultures of Texas. By joining and supporting Foodways Texas, you become part of a movement to preserve the vibrant foodways of Texas through oral history projects, documentary films, recipe collections, and scholarly research. You will join us in highlighting the state’s distinctive foods and food cultures at our annual scholarly symposium, supporting educational food-based seminars, promoting local food networks, and partnering with universities and other non-profit organizations to educate future generations about healthy and sustainable food practices.

www.foodwaystexas.com
www.facebook.com/foodwaystexas