The ABGB
Thu 13 Dec
Austin Beer Guide Best of 2018 Party
Show 6:00PM

Join Austin Beer Guide in our annual “Best Of” party at The ABGB at 6PM on Dec 13th.

There will be fun beers and hijinks along with the Best of 2018 Awards ceremony… where The Austin Beer Guide folks announce the winners of the Readers’ poll and Editors’ picks.

 

Fri 14 Dec
Our House Band! Little Mikey and The Soda Jerks
Show 8:00PM
Sat 15 Dec
The Memphis Strange
Show 9:00PM
Sun 16 Dec
The Sunday Best Rosie Flores
Show 4:00PM

The Sunday Best…. end your week the way it’s supposed to end…

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.

Tue 18 Dec
Hell Yes Holiday ParadeWith Ghisallo Cycling Initiative
Show 5:30PM

THE HELL YES HOLIDAY PARADE
On Tuesday December 18, say “Hell Yes!” to a bike ride/parade from The ABGB to the Austin Trail of Lights in Zilker Park and back. Wear your best holiday outfit, decorate and light up your bike. and ride with us on a free ride with the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative.

The Hell Yes Holiday Parade Costume Contest for fabulous prizes!
Categories: Best, Funniest, & Most Festive

Timeline:
5:30PM Register for the ride!
6:15PM Gather up time!
6:30 PM Wheels Down/Leave The ABGB
7:15 PM Arrive at the Trail of Lights
8:30 PM Gather to come back, near the bikes across the street
8:45 PM Leave the Trail of Lights
9:15 PM Back at The ABGB for the Costume Contest

The ride will leave the ABGB and travel directly to Zilker Park. We’ll take a casual walk through the awesome Trail Of Lights and return straight back to the ABGB to continue the party and award prizes.

And for awesome stuff with Ghisallo check out:
Build-A-Bike Holiday Lunches!

MORE ABOUT THE GHISALLO CYCLING INITIATIVE
The Ghisallo Cycling Initiative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2011 and based in Austin, Texas. Our goal is not only to provide Austin youth with supervised access to outdoor physical activity, but to help them develop into self-sufficient riders who have the skills and knowledge to use their bicycles for transportation without depending on adults. Our programs focus on transportation, navigation, and exploration while purposely developing opportunity, access, and equity.

Our primary clients are are low-income under-served students to whom we provide semester-long, after-school Bike Clubs, a free Youth Bike Shop and Earn-A-Bike program, Bicycle Rodeos, and maintenance and safety clinics. Since 2013 we have served over 14,500 youth participants via Bike Clubs and Earn-A-Bike programs, and over 8,000 via Bike Rodeos.
http://ghisallo.org/

MORE ABOUT THE HELL YES! PROJECT
The idea behind the Hell Yes Projects is to prove out The ABGB’s philosophy that beer has the power to make everything better. Sharing times with friends. A fresh, hot slice of pizza. Seeing a great band. Hell yes, beer makes all of these things better. But we also believe that beer has the power to make our entire community better. We believe we can harness beer’s innate goodness and put it into action improving our neighborhood and city and enriching the lives of lots of folks. So, Hell Yes to more bikes around our city. And Hell Yes to making kids happy at the holidays with the joy (and the responsibility) of a brand new bike.
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Wed 19 Dec
All Good In The Hood Warren Hood Happy Hour All Night
Show 6:30PM

If it’s Wednesday… then 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 21 Dec
Jaeger
Show 9:00PM

Friday night is a good time hang out with Jacob Jaeger. Come over. We all want you here.

Sat 22 Dec
The ABGB Brewery Tour
Show 12:30PM

JOIN EITHER AMOS, SWIFTY, OR KIM IN THE BREWERY AS THEY TAKE YOU THROUGH OUR PROCESS AND PHILOSOPHY.

What kind of music helps brew a better lager? What’s their favorite beer to make? Why doesn’t the ABGB brew wheat beers? How do you finish this phrase: “Clean or ____ “? These, and many more burning questions may be answered when you come backstage and hang out with us on a Saturday afternoon.

Your ticket reservation to the tour costs you $6. But it also reserves you a beer (and it’s best to tour the brewery with a beer in hand), so it’s practically free. And if your prefer not to have a beer, your $6 can be applied towards an ABGB t-shirt.

The tour is limited to just 25 people (21 and over, please). We will not mail hard tickets. Your name will be put on the tour list. Please check in with an bartender and grab your beer for the tour!

Sat 22 Dec
Cosmic Convoy / The Point / Linen Closet
Show 9:00PM

ABGB Debuts!
The ABGB is stoked to feature the best emerging talent from all corners of the Austin live music scene. The monthly series will feature a 3-band bill of our newest favorites making their ABGB debuts. Come over and sample a flight of our latest tasty selections. No cover, all ages.

Cosmic Convoy 11p
Classic Country, Rock, & Soul Music

The Point. Music 10p
We are a musical duo from Austin Texas consisting of Jack Montesinos(aka RANEDAWG) and Joe Roddy (aka DJ EWON). We play hiphop and jazz fusion.

Linen Closet 9p
Born and raised in Austin, TX. Linen Closet makes grumpy, contrarian pop songs with hummable melodies that would make your grandpa proud. Warm, dark, lacy music.

Sun 23 Dec
The Sunday Best David Beebe
Show 4:00PM

There’s one big present for all of you. Waiting for you at this pre-Christmas Sunday Best dance party.

So come and get it…  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 26 Dec
All Good In The Hood Warren Hood Happy Hour All Night
Show 6:30PM

If it’s Wednesday… then 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 28 Dec
Jordan Matthew Young
Show 9:00PM
Sat 29 Dec
Peterson Brothers Band
Show 9:00PM

You need to come to this party! You should bring some friends!

Sun 30 Dec
The Sunday Best Lucas Hudgins
Show 4:00PM
Ends 7:00PM

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

Lucas Hudgins will be here for all your honky-tonking needs. Hudgins refuses to call what he does “Classic Country” because he says that makes it sound like its gone. And Lucas is proof that it’s not. Listening to him sing with deep and smooth confidence, it’s evident how alive and fresh the sound can be. Timeless, that’s what it is.

“Texas Roots meets snakeskin boots.”
– Austin Chronicle

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 02 Jan
All Good In The Hood Warren Hood Happy Hour All Night
Show 6:30PM

If it’s Wednesday… then 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 04 Jan
Sour Bridges
Show 9:00PM

Make your Friday night plans. Make sure they include us seeing you here.

Sat 05 Jan
Cilantro Boombox
Show 9:00PM
Sun 06 Jan
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 09 Feb
APA! Sweet Barks 2019!
Show 12:00PM

SAVE THE DATE!

For the day when we get to celebrate our relationship with our true loves… our dogs!

On Saturday, February 9th, Sweet Barks, the annual Austin Pets Alive! Lovefest and Fundraiser, is happening here at the ABGB once again, and this year promises to be amazing.

A full-on celebration of pups:
Pet Portraits!
Kissing Booth!
Amazing vendors!
Treat Station!
…and lots more exciting details to come!

If you’ve got a dog-related or dog-loving business and you’d love to be a vendor, sponsor, or part of this frivolity, please contact Millie at millie@theabgb.com