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BEYOND THE SQUARE FESTIVAL AND BLACK MUSIC BIKE TOUR

Sun June 6 @ 10:00 am | Tue June 8 @ 12:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2021

$30 – $100

Presented by Six Square — Austin’s Black Cultural District, Beyond the Square is a multi-day festival highlighting the multi-faceted talent of Black creatives. This year, we’re putting a special focus on Black Music Month.

FRIDAY, JUNE 4

We’ll celebrate Black Music Month all throughout June, starting with the unveiling of a new mural in partnership with Raasin in the Sun by Samara Barks featuring local musical icons Ernie Mae Miller and Margaret Wright on June 4 starting at 6pm. Join us at Kenny Dorham’s Backyard for music, refreshments, and an artist talk discussing the mural and the legacy of Black Austin musicians.

  • For all ages — Free with no RSVP needed

SATURDAY, JUNE 5

On Saturday night, we’re hosting a socially distant concert at the Long Center. DJ Kay Cali will kick the party off, followed by local hip hop duo Magna Carda and headlined by Big Freedia. All night, attendees will be able to support Black-owned food trucks. Doors open at 6pm and close at 7pm. VIP ticket holders will have access to a pre-show happy hour starting at 5pm (doors at 4:30pm), complimentary charcuterie boards from LUX Boards, and priority seating for the concert.

  • Tickets are $50 – $90
  • For ages 21+

SUNDAY, JUNE 6

On Sunday, June 6, Talib Abdullahi of Black History Bike Ride will lead a bike tour throughout the District. The tour starts at 10am at the Texas Music Museum and includes special stops like the Victory Grill and the Doris Miller Auditorium.

  • Tickets are $30
  • Starting point at Texas Music Museum parking lot
  • Please arrive promptly at 10am, or a little early and explore the museum
  • You can ride your own bike or rent one for the tour, courtesy of MetroBike
  • Water & sunscreen recommended!
  • For all ages

Join Six Square in celebrating Black Music Month and grab your tickets today!

Details

Start:
Sun June 6 @ 10:00 am
End:
Tue June 8 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
$30 – $100
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Venue

Long Center
701 W Riverside Dr
Austin, TX 78704 United States

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