Music Friendly Community

Round Rock is a Certified Music Friendly Community!

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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.

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:

Thursday, November 3, 2022

11:30am-1pm Lunchtime Series Music on Main

Featured performer: Christine Renner

Plus free balloon art and face painting

Which parklet will we be on? Look for our tents, or just listen for the music along East Main Street, between Mays St and Sheppard St/ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Way!

Calendar and locations: www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/hometown-parklet-shows”

5:30 Billy D, American Legion George Johns Post

6p Dre Mazzenga, Double Cut Steak House

6:30p Queen of Hearts, American Legion George Johns Post

7p MAC FM, Alcove Cantina

Time TBA, Ed Johns, Long Branch Saloon

8p Open Jam with Mojo, Roadhouse Bar

8p Jeff Abbott, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

8p Dueling Pianos, Bar Louie

8:30p Live piano music, Rockey’s Piano Bar

Friday, November 4, 2022

6p Kelly Doze, Double Cut Steak House

7p Latin Brew, Amatuli

8p Plush, Bar Louie

8p Jeff Abbott, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

8:30 Stella, Alcove Cantina

9p Mike Donnell, Long Branch Salloon

9:30 Live piano music, Rockey’s Piano Bar

Saturday, November 5, 2022

12-8p Dia de los Muertos with live dance, music (LA 45 Band), and parade at Centennial Plaza

6p Benny Bassett, Aloft Hotel Round Rock

6p Gucci Mane, Round Rock Amp

6p Dre Mazzenga, Double Cut Steak House

7p Angelyn, Ruby Hotel & Bar

7p Forrest and the Fire, Amatuli

7:30p Train Wreck Shipping Co, Cork & Barrel

8p People’s Choice, Bar Louie

8p Jeff Abbott, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

9p American Gypsy Band, Alcove Cantina

9:30 Live piano music, Rockey’s Piano Bar

Sunday, November 6, 2022

6p The Weak Knights, Round Rock Tavern

6p Chris Guerrero, Double Cut Steak House

8p Jeff Abbott, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Monday, November 7, 2022

6p Chris Guerrero, Double Cut Steak House

8p Danny Smith, Redd’s Piano Bar at Kalahari

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

11:30am-1pm Lunchtime Series Music on Main

Featured performer: Jimmy Linton

Plus free balloon art and face painting

Which parklet will we be on? Look for our tents, or just listen for the music along East Main Street, between Mays St and Sheppard St/ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Way!

Calendar and locations: www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/hometown-parklet-shows”

6p Chris Guerrero, Double Cut Steak House

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

6p Matt McCormack, Aloft Hotel Round Rock

6p Ronnie Hall, Double Cut Steak House

7p Music on Main w/ Jo James, Prete Plaza (this is the finale of our Fall Evenings, we’ll take a pause, then resume with Hometown Holidays, starting November 30

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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