AUSTIN, Texas – Like so many events this year, Austin will be welcoming the New Year virtually.
The recorded event will feature music from eight Austin bands performing in different locations.
The bands include Shakey Graves, Parker McCollum, Gina Chavez, Como Las Movies, Swimming With Bears, BettySoo, Rob Baird and Jake Lloyd.
The American singer-songwriter @robbairdmusic is playing virtually for Austin’s New Year! ???? Tune in on December 31st to see a special recorded performance by Rob + other #ATX artists.
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– City of Austin (@austintexasgov) December 28, 2020
“COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on our special occasion and entertainment industry. In 2020, Austin New Year’s virtual event can benefit some of our local musicians and venues, ”said City Manager Spencer Cronk in a written statement. “We pride ourselves on being the live music capital of the world and this event will allow us to experience a little piece of Austin while partying safely from home.”
While the city hasn’t yet announced when the shows will air, you can go through the following routes: