• Tonight Kelley Mickwee + Blue Bear 7pm - $10 - for Texas Music Cafe on PBS
    • August-October Gallery Exhibits - Opening 7-9pm Friday Aug. 15
      hhotels listed below have offered discounted rates for visitors traveling to see the ICONS exhibit during the  holidays. Rates on select rooms from Nov. 9-Jan. 5. To book a room mention viewing this exhibit during your stay.
      Hilton Garden Inn- 254-899-3905                                                 Holiday Inn 254-778-5511
      Candlewood Suites 254-773-8342                     America's Best Value Inn- 254-771-3264
      Days Inn 254-774-9223                                                               Best Western 254-742-1122
      Super 8   254-778-0962                                                                   Travelodge 254-773-7221
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      Monthly entertainment at the CAC, save the dates!
      Individual tickets $22 in advance and $27 at the door

      Make it a complete night out at the CAC with a pre-show dinner,  followed by great Texas Music. Pre-show dinners provided below by Schoepf’s BBQ, and The Great American Grill at the Hilton Garden Inn.  All pre-show dinners are from 6-7 in Wendland Hall, concert immediately follows at 7:30pm in our Frank W. Mayborn Auditorium.  RSVP on line in advance for dinner. All are welcome to have dinner at the CAC but let us know you're coming so we know how much to prepare.  

      Oct 11 -   Terri Hendrix w/Lloyd Maines
      Pre-show Cowboy Stack-BBQ Fritos, Brisket, Pinto Beans, BBQ sauce, cheese onion, jalapenos if desired, & salsa by Schoepf’s BBQ $10.  Price includes tax and fees
      Nov 15 -   Eliza Gilkyson 
      Pre-Show Cranberry Almond Salad, Roasted Tarragon Chicken with Wild Mushrooms, Mashed Potatoes, Market Vegetable, Chocolate Walnut Pie- by The Great American Grill at the Hilton Garden Inn $11.  Price includes tax and fees
      Dec 13 -   Bob Schneider
      Pre-Show Brisket, Sausage, Potato Salad, and Beans by Schoepf's BBQ $12.  Price includes tax and fees
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    • International Chamber Soloists - 4pm Sunday Sept 28
    • Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines - 7:30 Saturday Oct.11
    • Special Events Calendar
      • Sep 28, 2014
        4:00 PM
        Central Texas Orchestral Society presents the International Chamber soloists, a young string orchestra led by the brilliant violinist Dmitri Berlinsky. Meet and greet the artists in Strasburger Hall at 3 pm., concert at 4 pm in the CAC's Mayborn Auditorium.
      • Oct 11, 2014
        7:30 PM
        Austin singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix's versatile, folky style -- which hangs elements of blues, pop, and traditional music on a country framework - is perfectly complimented by Grammy winning producer and multi-instrumentalist Lloyd Maines. This is going to be gooood.
      • Oct 25, 2014
        7:30 PM
        Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Finalist Fei-Fei Dong is presented jointly by the Central Texas Orchestral Society and the Temple Symphony, Saturday evening at 7:30 pm in the CAC's Mayborn Auditorium. Meet and greet the artist at 6:30 pm in Strasburger Hall.
      • Nov 15, 2014
        7:30 PM
        Eliza Gilkyson, a politically minded, poetically gifted singer-songwriter, one of the most respected musicians in Texas, inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame alongside legends Willie Nelson, Townes Van Zandt, and Nanci Griffith, Grammy nominated for her 2006 CD "Paradise Hotel", shares her intelligence, talent, and charm with us for a night.
      • Jan 17, 2015
        7:30 PM
        The Central Texas Orchestral Society presents the Friction Quartet, Saturday at 7:30 pm in the CAC's Mayborn Auditorium. Meet and greet the artists at 6:30 in Strasburger Hall. Also, the FQ will give the Marty Lundgren Master Class to area string students at 11 am the following Monday, Jan. 19.
      • Feb 28, 2015
        7:30 PM
        The famed Vienna Boys Choir in concert Saturday evening 7:30 pm February 28 in the CAC's Mayborn Auditorium, presented by the Central Texas Orchestral Society. Meet and greet the artists at 6:30 pm in Strasburger Hall.
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