All Summer Long 2013

All Summer Long at the Long Center!

The Long Center is thrilled to announce ALL Summer LONG 2013!

This exciting series of free and low-cost community events is back for the 2nd year in a row. Last year more than 10,000 Austinites participated in ALL Summer LONG, and this year, we’re teaming up with some local Austin favorites to bring even more fun to your summer with an expanded schedule including new adventures!

And of course we have a whole slate of great shows as a part of our regular Long Center Presents programming schedule, including the Happy Together Tour 2013The Ultimate Thriller: The Michael Jackson TributeA Chorus Line and A Midsummer’s Night with the Monkees, as well as some classics like the 11th Annual Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5k or the Austin Symphony’s 37th 4th of July Concert and Fireworks show!

From proven favorites like Trailer Food Tuesdays, Rhythm on Stage and Bubblepalooza, to new experiences in sound, cinema and physical fitness, this summer there is truly something for everyone at the Long Center.

So Long Summer!

Our farewell to the summer! This Labor Day Weekend series of electric concerts in Dell Hall has an added twist: both the artists AND the audience will get to rock out together on stage! The exciting lineup will include Union Specific, The Gourds, T Bird & The Breaks, The Relatives and El Vez! Find out more >

Sound and Cinema

The Long Center is teaming up with both Do512 and The Alamo Drafthouse to feature six weeks of unique pairings of live music and some of the most popular movies of all time on our City Terrace. Bands will perform a tribute to the movie, followed by a film screening on  the Alamo’s giant outdoor screen. Find out more >

Summer Fit Series

In Partnership with PureRyde and Yoga With Adriene

At our core we are one of America’s fittest cities, and as we all know, to feed the body is to feed the soul. We want you to give your body some Summer lovin’ with our series of donation-based fitness jams. Come out and get fit on the City Terrace and support Long Reach for the Arts. Find out more >

Soundtrack Series

The Soundtrack Series operates on the idea that just about everyone has that one song that sparks a great story from their past. Music lovers of different ages, backgrounds, and musical tastes have come to tell and listen to song-fueled stories, and feel the buzz that comes from connecting music with memories. Find out more >

Rhythm on Stage

In partnership the Butler Community School at Ballet Austin

You salsa-ed, you swung, you even did the Bollywood! This Summer we’ll take on even more styles of dance: Brazilian, West African, Broadway, Hip-Hop and more. As always we’ll start with a lesson and then dance the night away with our friends and fellow Austinites. Find out more >


Sponsored by Silicon Labs

Music, chalk art, water fun, and most importantly, BUBBLES! Bubblepalooza is back for round two, and this time it’s going to be even bubblier! Come spend a whole day of fun with us and our friends at Toy Joy and rock out with your little ones to Austin’s favorite kindie rock bands. Find out more >

Concerts in the Park

Presented by the Austin Symphony Hartman Foundation

In its 11th summer season, these free ensemble concerts take place in the Hartman Concert Park in front of the Long Center City Terrace and run on Sunday evenings from June 2nd through August 25th. A gift from the Hartman Family Foundation, these concerts are presented to the Austin community in thanks for its continued, generous support. Find out more >

Trailer Food Tuesday

Sponsored by Sierra Nevada, Alaskan, Whole Foods, Fireman’s 4, Dripping Springs Vodka, and Jaguar Land Rover of Austin

Austin’s vibrant food truck scene is set against the city’s most stunning view!  Truck owners Eric Silverstein (Peached Tortilla and Yumé Burger) and Kristen Stacy (The Seedling Truck) team up with “Trailer Food Diaries Cookbook” author Tiffany Harelik and the Long Center to create this monthly event featuring 10 food trailers. Find out more >