Our curiosity is live and in-person. Welcome back.

Brilliance is all around us, and this year we’re not only embracing what’s in our own backyard, but also the borderlands of expression and experience.

Welcome the discovery, diversity, and presentation of creativity with us as we find new and highlight what’s already here. This is the place where bleeding-edge musical artists meet steadfast performing arts, and where internationally-renowned scholars, authors, and voices meet family night. This is where curiosity is live.

So explore new artists or re-establish long-standing traditions — you’re invited to see what we’ve been working on.

Events to pique your interest...

Explore the undefinable

Put on your rose-colored glasses and explore music that defies genre at lookOUT Fest. Open minds encouraged.

Feel the rhythm

Sway to the sounds of Mariachi Herencia de México & Lupita Infante as traditional Mexican folk music comes alive.

Try a new flavour

Best-selling author and TV cook Nigella Lawson takes a journey through the stories, food, and people who shaped her.

See What Else is Out There

lookOUT for Something New

Genre, sound, and expectation are all fair game in this series. Push your musical boundaries with lookOUT and you might just find your next mixtape fix.

Excite New Discoveries

Our Members directly support Austin artists and Long Center programs like The Drop-In, Good Vibes Only, and lookOUT. Be a part of our mission with annual or monthly support.

Gain a New Perspective

Experience the events you already love from the ground-up. We’re always looking for more volunteer ushers to help us make everyone’s night at the Long Center the best night.

Want to support us?

Keep up to date with Austin’s arts community and goings on at the Long Center on our blog. 

Check out our calendar

We’re cooking up new experiences every day! See what’s going on right now or make plans to catch a future show.