Live Performances: Jandek | Vellamo | Ivy & the Wicker Suitcase | Aural Lit.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Contact: Kanya Lyons, 512-974-7379
Mark your calendars for a mix of live performance experiences at the Austin Public Library. All Library programs are free and open to the public. For more information, visit library.austintexas.gov, call 512-974-7400 or Ask a Librarian.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Library Live - Music Performance by Jandek
Elusive musician, Jandek, did not perform live until 2004 and since then his performances have been irregular and exclusive. He will not be doing any interviews but welcomes the press to attend and take photos. Tickets will be given to the first 125 people arriving.
Carver Branch | 1161 Angelina St. | 512-974-1010
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Vellamo - Live from Finland
Vellamo, a returning folk duo from Finland, makes a fifth visit to the states on their US tour Winter Trails 2016 performing over 20 concerts through 20 states.
Yarborough Branch | 2200 Hancock Dr. | 512-974-8820
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase - Illustrated ear movie-musical
Join local artists Brian Beattie and Valerie Fowler for a lo-tech performance of Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase. It's a surreal musical whose story is told with tunes, dialogue and sound effects, accompanied by a 64-page fully illustrated book with songs and story by Beattie and Fowler.
Faulk Central Library | 800 Guadalupe St.* | 512-974-7400
*Parking is free on Sundays
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Support local authors at Aural Literature. This month as an informal art opening, local artist Eva Claycomb will be reading selections from her new book Letters to Dogs. Joining her is Meg Freitag, Kathleen Reeves and Kimberly Lambright who all recently recorded their work for APL’s new Aural Literature podcast series.
Terrazas Branch | 1105 E. César Chávez St. | 512-974-3625