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Potted Potter
Potted Potter
Potted Potter takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real-life game of Quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes. The world’s only Harry Potter parody has garnered rave reviews from New York to Nashville, Chicago to Mexico City and Critics’ Picks from the New York Times, New York Magazine, Time Out London, Boston Globe, Chicago Daily Herald and the New York Post! Even if you don’t know the difference between a Horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you roar with laughter. This brilliant family entertainment is perfect for ages six to Dumbledore (who is very old indeed).
Thu 11/15/18 7:30PM Paramount Theatre Potted Potter
Fri 11/16/18 7:30PM Paramount Theatre Potted Potter
Sat 11/17/18 2:00PM Paramount Theatre Potted Potter
Sat 11/17/18 5:00PM Paramount Theatre Potted Potter
Sat 11/17/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Potted Potter
Sun 11/18/18 2:00PM Paramount Theatre Potted Potter


<b>REEL ROCK 13</b>
REEL ROCK 13
Fri 11/16/18 6:00PM Stateside at the Paramount REEL ROCK 13
Fri 11/16/18 9:00PM Stateside at the Paramount REEL ROCK 13


Brandon Rogers
Brandon Rogers
Sat 11/17/18 8:00PM Stateside at the Paramount Brandon Rogers


Mac DeMarco (solo)
Mac DeMarco (solo)
Wed 11/28/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Mac DeMarco (solo)


"Own Their Own" Butch and Turk
"Own Their Own" Butch and Turk
Fri 11/30/18 7:30PM Stateside at the Paramount "Own Their Own" Butch and Turk


Wynton Marsalis
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Big Band Holidays
Every holiday season, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis brings this Grammy Award–winning holiday extravaganza to venues across the country, and we are thrilled to have them back at the Paramount after many years. With soulful big band arrangements of songs both sacred and secular, Big Band Holidays is an uplifting tradition enjoyed by audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Fri 11/30/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis


The Wood Brothers
The Wood Brothers
Sat 12/1/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre The Wood Brothers


Fancy as F#@!
Fat Bottom Cabaret presents Fancy as F#@!
Sat 12/1/18 8:30PM Stateside at the Paramount Fat Bottom Cabaret presents Fancy as F#@!


Love. at the Stateside
Love. at the Stateside
Sun 12/2/18 3:00PM Stateside at the Paramount Love. at the Stateside


Thirst for Power
Thirst for Power
Special Preview Screening and panel discussion with the author and the director of the film, moderated by Evan Smith, and musical performance by Peyton Davis.
Mon 12/3/18 6:30PM Stateside at the Paramount Thirst for Power


Damien Rice
Damien Rice
Mon 12/3/18 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Damien Rice


Elf Pub Run 2018
Elf Pub Run + Screening
Tue 12/4/18 8:15PM Paramount Theatre Elf Pub Run + Screening


Bassem Youssef
Bassem Youssef
Comedian Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, was the host of popular TV show AlBernameg – which was the first of its kind political satire show in the Middle East. Named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2013, the physician turned comedian and critic now lives in the United States where he continues to shine a light on global issues with thoughtful, hilarious commentary.
Wed 12/5/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Bassem Youssef


Chris Isaak: Holiday Tour 2018
Chris Isaak Holiday Tour 2018
Thu 12/6/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Chris Isaak Holiday Tour 2018


John Butler Trio+
John Butler Trio+
Fri 12/7/18 7:00PM Paramount Theatre John Butler Trio+


Ian Moore's Family Christmas
Ian Moore's Family Christmas
Fri 12/7/18 8:00PM Stateside at the Paramount Ian Moore's Family Christmas


<b>A Charlie Brown Christmas</b>
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Sat 12/8/18 3:30PM Stateside at the Paramount A Charlie Brown Christmas
Sat 12/8/18 7:30PM Stateside at the Paramount A Charlie Brown Christmas


Ira Glass
Ira Glass
Ira Glass is the host and creator of the public radio program This American Life. He’s also one of the editors of the podcasts Serial and S-Town. Over the years, he worked on nearly every NPR network news program and held virtually every production job in NPR’s Washington headquarters. On this tour, you can expect this talented journalist to speak on any number of topics, from education to pop culture to politics.
Sat 12/8/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Ira Glass


Moments of Wonder
Young Voices of Austin presents Moments of Wonder
Sun 12/9/18 4:00PM Stateside at the Paramount Young Voices of Austin presents Moments of Wonder


<b>Paramount Holiday Films</b>
Paramount Holiday Films
Tue 12/11/18 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Miracle on 34th Street
Sun 12/16/18 7:00PM Paramount Theatre It's a Wonderful Life
Wed 12/19/18 7:00PM Paramount Theatre The Muppet Christmas Carol


Eli Young Band
Eli Young Band
Wed 12/12/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Eli Young Band


The Moth
The Moth
A perennial favorite of Paramount audiences, The Moth Mainstage is their flagship program. It features true, personal stories by luminaries in the arts and sciences, as well as an astronaut, an undertaker, a voodoo priestess and a retired NYPD detective, among many others. Each show features five carefully selected storytellers who develop and shape their stories with The Moth’s directors.
Thu 12/13/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre The Moth


The Dollop
The Dollop
Fri 12/14/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre The Dollop


Bruce & Kelly Annual Holiday
Bruce & Kelly's Annual Holiday Show
Special Guest John Fullbright. It’s a bonafide Paramount holiday tradition. The singer-songwriter husband-and-wife duo will perform songs from their Christmas album, Happy Holidays, holiday-themed classics, and more!
Sat 12/15/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Bruce & Kelly's Annual Holiday Show


Steve Earle & The Dukes
Steve Earle & the Dukes
Tue 12/18/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Steve Earle & the Dukes


Michael Martin Murphy
Michael Martin Murphey's A Cowboy Christmas 25th Anniversary
Since the early 1970s, Murphey has left an indelible mark on the American Music Landscape crafting and recording iconic hits. In the process, he has topped the pop, country, bluegrass and western music charts, earned six gold albums and multiple Grammy nominations. His Cowboy Christmas shows are beloved annual events, and we are honored that he chose the Paramount to celebrate 25 years of this holiday tradition in Austin.
Fri 12/21/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Michael Martin Murphey's A Cowboy Christmas 25th Anniversary


Shane Smith & The Saints
Shane Smith & The Saints
Sat 12/22/18 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Shane Smith & The Saints


Bob Schneider
Bob Schneider's New Year's Eve Party
Mon 12/31/18 9:00PM Paramount Theatre Bob Schneider's New Year's Eve Party


CRIMINAL
Criminal featuring This is Love
Fri 1/4/19 8:00PM Stateside at the Paramount Criminal featuring This is Love


Alejandro Escovedo
Alejandro Escovedo
Sat 1/5/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Alejandro Escovedo


<b>Gretel! The Musical</b>
Gretel! The Musical
Based on the timeless tales of Vasilisa the Beautiful from Russia and the Grimm Brother’s Hansel and Gretel, comes the new musical Gretel! Theatre Heroes, one of Austin’s most exciting emergent companies, surrounds the story with innovative projected scenic elements and exceptional local actors and musicians.
Mon 1/7/19 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Gretel! The Musical


Adam Conover
Adam Conover MIND PARASITES LIVE
Fri 1/11/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Adam Conover MIND PARASITES LIVE


Middleditch & Schwartz
Middleditch & Schwartz
Sun 1/13/19 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Middleditch & Schwartz
Sun 1/13/19 9:30PM Paramount Theatre Middleditch & Schwartz


People's Community Clinic
Christopher Cross, Eric Johnson & Monte Montgomery
Texas music legends Christopher Cross, Eric Johnson, and Monte Montgomery come together for a one night only concert, benefitting People’s Community Clinic. Just like this all-star lineup, People’s Community Clinic is an Austin icon with a 50-year history of caring for Central Texans who, without People’s, may not otherwise have access to health care. Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime Austin music experience in the historic Paramount Theatre, and help bring health care to our friends and neighbors in need.
Thu 1/17/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Christopher Cross, Eric Johnson & Monte Montgomery


Terry Allen
Terry Allen
Terry Allen has been joined by an all-star band for big shows at the Paramount the last two years running. We don’t know what he has in store for us this time, but we know it will be great. The renowned songwriter and visual artist from Lubbock has a whole lot of classic albums to draw from (and a whole lot of talented friends to join him onstage).
Sat 1/19/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Terry Allen


Iliza
Iliza
Thu 1/24/19 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Iliza


Ruthie Foster
Ruthie Foster
Austinite Ruthie Foster has a résumé like no one else. And with the release of her latest album, Joy Comes Back, the Recording Academy might want to put its engraver on notice. Because every note on it confirms this truth: It’s Ruthie’s time. Last time she played the Paramount was for a near-capacity crowd at her last album release show. We can’t wait to see what she has in store for us this time.
Sat 1/26/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Ruthie Foster


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show leaps off the page and onto the stage in a new critically acclaimed production featuring a menagerie of 75 charming puppets, faithfully adapting four Eric Carle stories: Brown Bear, Brown Bear; 10 Little Rubber Ducks; The Very Lonely Firefly; and of course, the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Sun 1/27/19 2:00PM Paramount Theatre The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Sun 1/27/19 4:30PM Paramount Theatre The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show


PITCH YEA!
PITCH YEA!
Sun 1/27/19 6:00PM Stateside at the Paramount PITCH YEA!


Peter Murphy
Peter Murphy 40 Years of Bauhaus
Thu 1/31/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Peter Murphy 40 Years of Bauhaus


Terri Hendrix Band
Terri Hendrix Band with Lloyd Maines
Terri Hendrix is a pioneering Texas songwriter who spins sorrow into joy and wrings wisdom from the blues, with a poetic grace and engaging melodic flair that has endeared her to three generations of loyal fans around the globe. Her shows at the Stateside Theatre – where she’s backed by her amazing band and the mighty Lloyd Maines – always sell out, so be sure to grab tickets early.
Fri 2/8/19 8:00PM Stateside at the Paramount Terri Hendrix Band with Lloyd Maines


Delbert McClinton
Delbert McClinton
Lyle Lovett has said, “If we could all sing like we wanted to, we’d all sing like Delbert.” The multi-Grammy Award-winning artist is at the top of his game with his latest studio album, 2017’s Prick of the Litter, which captures the balance of soulful energy and restraint that the legendary performer has been delivering in his live performances for decades. Plus, don’t miss the Austin Honors Delbert Weekend events, including a Marquee Star dedication in front of the Paramount. See event page for more details.
Sat 2/9/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Delbert McClinton


Cody Ko & Noel Miller
Cody Ko & Noel Miller Tiny Meat Gang Live
Sat 2/16/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Cody Ko & Noel Miller Tiny Meat Gang Live


ABBA MANIA
ABBA MANIA
ABBA MANIA gives you exactly what you are looking for: two hours of uplifting, dance inducing and sometimes heart-breaking songs, fully live with fantastic staging, lighting and effects. The show recreates ABBA’s sound not only perfectly, but respectfully too. ABBA MANIA is not only for life long, die hard ABBA fans but the new generation of fans, who never had the opportunity to see ‘ABBA’ live.
Wed 2/20/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre ABBA MANIA


Arlo Guthrie
Arlo Guthrie: "Alice’s Restaurant" — Back By Popular Demand Tour
When legendary folk music icon Arlo Guthrie took to the road to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of his seminal song “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” he was incredibly moved by the feedback from fans. "Alice’s Restaurant" — Back By Popular Demand Tour will coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the feature film Alice’s Restaurant, originally released in 1969. Don’t miss Arlo perform one of America’s greatest musical treasures in Austin, only at the Paramount Theatre.
Thu 2/21/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Arlo Guthrie: "Alice’s Restaurant" — Back By Popular Demand Tour


Bert Kreischer
Bert Kreischer Body Shots Tour
Fri 2/22/19 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Bert Kreischer Body Shots Tour


Me… Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall
Me… Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall
Before she was a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, and animal activist, Dr. Jane Goodall was a little girl with a very special toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. Together, Jane and Jubilee went on outdoor adventures and observed all the miracles of nature around them. With anecdotes taken directly from Jane Goodall’s autobiography, this adaptation makes this very true story accessible for the very young—and young at heart.
Sun 2/24/19 2:00PM Paramount Theatre Me… Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall
Sun 2/24/19 4:30PM Paramount Theatre Me… Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall


Dave Mason & Steve Cropper
Dave Mason & Steve Cropper
Thu 2/28/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Dave Mason & Steve Cropper


Welcome to Night Vale
Welcome to Night Vale
Fri 3/1/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Welcome to Night Vale


Woodward & Bernstein
Woodward & Bernstein: Power, The Press, and The Presidency
From breaking the Watergate story that led to President Nixon’s resignation to Bob Woodward’s revealing new book about Donald Trump and his presidency, few journalists have impacted American history like Pulitzer Prize winners Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Now they’ve joined together for a historic speaking event to point out parallels from our past and provide unparalleled insights for our future—pulling back the curtain on Washington as only Woodward and Bernstein can.
Wed 3/20/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Woodward & Bernstein: Power, The Press, and The Presidency


A Bowie Celebration
A Bowie Celebration
Thu 3/21/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre A Bowie Celebration


Anita Hill
Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power
Anita Hill made sexual harassment a national issue by testifying at the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas in 1991. Her bravery empowered thousands of women to bring their own sexual harassment lawsuits and helped revolutionize the treatment of women in the workplace. Be part of an unforgettable, impactful night when Ms. Hill speaks about lessons learned and progress won since her testimony, how institutions can step up to promote equality, and why it’s more important than ever to keep fighting.
Sun 3/24/19 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power


David Ball&That Carolina Sound
David Ball & That California Sound featuring Warren and Marshall Hood
Grammy Award-winning David Ball is the sole surviving member of the Austin/Carolina country-jazz trio (and Lyle Lovett favorite) Uncle Walt’s Band and this is his project paying tribute to that unforgettable music: Uncle Walt’s Band Album Release. Guaranteed to be a night that brings back fond memories of the late, great Walter Hyatt, Ball will also play songs from his solo career, adapted to the acoustic trio style.
Fri 3/29/19 8:00PM Stateside at the Paramount David Ball & That California Sound featuring Warren and Marshall Hood


American Girl Live
American Girl Live
Sat 3/30/19 3:00PM Paramount Theatre American Girl Live


<b>Austin Opera presents David T. Little's&nbsp;<i>Soldier Songs</i></b>
Austin Opera presents David T. Little's Soldier Songs
Fri 4/5/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Austin Opera presents David T. Little's Soldier Songs
Sat 4/6/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Austin Opera presents David T. Little's Soldier Songs


Pink Martini
Pink Martini
Perennial Paramount favorite Pink Martini is a "little orchestra" that draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and '50s while spanning genres to make an eclectic, modern sound. Their arrangements of Latin music, jazz, cabaret, and cinema scores have endeared them to both national and international audiences, selling out venues worldwide.
Tue 4/9/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Pink Martini


Pilobolus
Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses
Pilobolus returns to the Paramount with a new, multisensory experience that features live performances of Pilobolus works alongside digital creations. Engage with childlike wonder in the miracle of your senses via repertory that leads you through a spectacular immersion of body and biosphere.
Thu 4/11/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses


Jackie Venson
Jackie Venson: CD Release
Joy, gratitude, a love for music and Texas: that’s who guitarist Jackie Venson is at her core. Over the last year, she has lit up the stage at some of the most historic venues across the globe. Join Jackie in celebration of her brand new album, Joy, and bear witness to what will surely be a milestone in her career. The history of a rising Texas star will be written at the Paramount on April 12, 2019.
Fri 4/12/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Jackie Venson: CD Release


<b>Piff the Magic Dragon</b>
Piff the Magic Dragon
Piff the Magic Dragon combines jaw-dropping magic with incredible comedy. Think Larry David in a dragon suit: funny, grumpy and utterly baffling. He is joined by Mr Piffles, The World’s Only Magic Performing Chihuahua. “A stunningly good magician” according to Penn & Teller, Piff is one of the most original comedy acts you will ever see.
Sat 4/13/19 7:00PM Stateside at the Paramount Piff the Magic Dragon


Indigo Girls
Indigo Girls
Sat 4/13/19 7:00PM Paramount Theatre Indigo Girls


Joan Baez Fare Thee Well...
Joan Baez Fare Thee Well…Tour 2019
Wed 4/17/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Joan Baez Fare Thee Well…Tour 2019


J.B. SMOOVE
JB Smoove
Triple threat JB Smoove delivers his unique brand of comedic funk to Austin. From Saturday Night Live, Def Comedy Jam, Last Comic Standing, Pootie Tang, and more, you’ve had plenty of chances to see him on screen. But it’s his breakout role as Leon on Curb Your Enthusiasm that has firmly planted him as one of the best comedic improv actors today. Smoove certainly knows how to bring the ruckus and you won’t want to miss his trademark stand-up style.
Fri 4/19/19 7:00PM Paramount Theatre JB Smoove


<b>Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 Badges</b>
Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 Badges
Paramount Theatre Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 - Front Row Star Badge
Paramount Theatre Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 - Star Badge Level 2
Paramount Theatre Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 - Star Badge Level 3
Paramount Theatre Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 - Star Badge Level 4
Paramount Theatre Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 - Nexus Badge
Paramount Theatre Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 - Warrior Badge
Paramount Theatre Moontower Comedy Festival 2019 - Satellite Badge


Chick Corea & Bela Fleck
Chick Corea & Béla Fleck
Chick Corea and Béla Fleck, two master songwriters, musicians, and band leaders meet in a historic duet of piano and banjo. The duet will combine Corea and Fleck’s most recognizable tunes with music from their Latin Grammy Award-winning album, The Enchantment, and their extraordinary live set Two. With a mix of jazz and pop standards crossing a myriad of genres, from jazz, bluegrass, rock, flamenco and gospel, this will be a casual, intimate evening with two legends from different musical worlds.
Sat 5/4/19 8:00PM Paramount Theatre Chick Corea & Béla Fleck