Music Friendly Community

Round Rock is a Certified Music Friendly Community!

Participation in the Texas Music Office’s “Music Friendly Community” program provides Texas communities with a network for fostering music industry development and sends a clear message to industry professionals that certified communities are serious about attracting and developing music industry growth.

Cities that have received the official Music Friendly Communities designation from the Texas Music Office include Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Denton, Lindale, Stephenville, Conroe, San Angelo, Nacogdoches, Abilene, McKinney, Waxahachie, Waco, Alpine, Bastrop, New Braunfels, Victoria, Arlington, and Brenham.

Cities that are currently working through the certification process include; Grand Prairie, Houston, Denison, Dallas, Dripping Springs, Bandera, Round Rock, and El Paso.

For more information on the program, visit: gov.texas.gov/music/page/music-friendly-communities
Contact Round Rock “Music Friendly Community” at artsandculture@roundrocktexas.gov for more information.

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Live Music in Round Rock (weekly calendar)

Some 50+ live music events take place throughout Round Rock each week, meaning some 2,600 performances are taking place each year in our city! To help you attend a local music performance, we share Live Local Listings every week through our Facebook page (follow us by clicking here) and in our list below! Have music listings to share with us? We’d love to hear from you at artsandculture@roundrocktexas.gov.

Here’s this week’s list:


Tuesday, August 2, 2022
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Thursday, August 4, 2022
5:30 Steve Valentine, The American Legion, George Johns Post 447 (every Thursday)
8:30 Open Jam with Mojo, Roadhouse Bar (weekly Thursdays)
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
7p MACFM, Alcove Cantina
8p One Ton Country, Bar Louie
8p Group Destello, La Esquina Cantina
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari
8:30p Live music, Rockey’s Piano Bar
9p Semi Charmed Life, Round Rock Tavern

Friday, August 5, 2022
Yonder’s Point w/ Round Rock Parks and Recreation: Live music with the Walburg Boys, movie, beer sampling and more, Old Settlers Park. Info about this series: www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/friday-fun-nights-at-yonders-point

6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
7p Sarah Arenella, Ruby Hotel & Bar
8p Plush, Bar Louie
8p Soul Expression, Smokey Creek Cajun Bar (weekly Fridays)
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari
8:30p Stella & the Hey Dudes, Alcove Cantina
9:30p Live music, Rockey’s Piano Bar
9p Chris Max, Round Rock Tavern

Saturday, August 6, 2022
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
7p Sassy Sister , Craft & Racked Neighborhood Bar
7p Angelyn, Ruby Hotel & Bar
8p Groove Generation, Bar Louie
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari
9p High Road, Rond Rock Tavern
9p American Gypsy Band, Alcove Cantina
9:30p Live music, Rockey’s Piano Bar

Sunday, August 7, 2022
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
6p The Weak Knights, Round Rock Tavern (Sundays)
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Monday, August 8, 2022
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Tuesday, August 9 2022
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
6p Live piano music, Double Cut Steak House
8p Live piano music, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Please follow our City of Round Rock Arts and Culture on social media and here on our website for more local arts news.

Note: Please confirm showtimes and performers by contacting venues directly. If we’re missing a live music event taking place in Round Rock, contact us at the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture (artsandculture@roundrocktexas.gov). 

Round Rock Music Friendly Advisory Board

Courtney Ainsworth, City of Round Rock Communications and Downtown Manager
Mike Farr, Nutty Brown Amphitheatre, Owner
Roger Heaney, City of Round Rock Parks Department, Coordinator Marketing and Events
Nolan Jager Loyde, Round Rock ISD Fine Arts, Assistant Director of Instrumental Music
Christina Rudofsky, City of Round Rock Arts and Culture Associate
Scott Smith, Kalahari Resorts, Director of Entertainment
Alex Vallejo, School of Rock – Round Rock, Director of Operations
Rick White, Round Rock Jazz Musician, Trumpet
Scot Wilkinson, City of Round Rock Arts and Culture Director

Round Rock Music Industry List of Contacts

If you would like to be added to this list, please send information to: artsandculture@roundrocktexas.gov
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