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1. Ready for your 15 minutes of fame? Then head down to the Frank Erwin Center on Friday and see if you have what it takes as X Factor makes its first stop for auditions in Austin, TX. For more, click here.
2. Enjoy the work of some very talented and funny individuals at the Austin Sketch Fest taking place this weekend. For details, please click here.
3. Celebrate Memorial Day this weekend at the Brooklyn does Texas Block Party taking place at the newly-renovated Belmont. To read more on this, please click here.
4. More great music this Memorial Day week/weekend in Austin: The Darkness at Stubbs on Friday, Skrillex at Whitewater Music Amphitheater on Saturday, Jimmy Buffet at ACL Live on Wednesday, The Lumineers at Antone’s on Thursday.
Compiled by Diego Menchaca for Mission Mortgage, May 25, 2012
For those seeking more options for things to do in Austin, we recommend the following websites:
www.do512.com - By far the easiest to navigate and search and they give away plenty of tickets to shows every week.
www.c3concerts.com/ - Another easy-to-use site provided by the same folks that produce the ACL Music Festival every year.
www.austinchronicle.com – Less user-friendly, but a wide variety of events, activities, and stories about the Austin music scene.
www.austin360.com – Provided by the Austin American-Statesman newspaper. Again, not the most user-friendly, but filled with great ideas every week.