Red Gorilla Music Festival
Handlebar, 6th Street, Austin, Texas
Richie Allen & the Bad Ideas at Handlebar's rooftop stage March 19th and a show on the 20th at the festival TBA!!! Stay tuned for this awesome experience and great opportunity for the band!
RedGorilla Music Fest launched thirteen years ago as the DreamScapers Artist Showcase and grew each year under that name. In 2007, the showcase was branded as RedGorilla Music Fest, and over 200 artists participated in shows at venues on 6th Street in Austin, Texas. Each year between 2008 and 2014, RedGorilla has hosted between 300 and 550 bands, solo artists, and DJs on up to 11 stages, and the mission remains the same: To promote up-and-coming independent music in all genres and help independent artists further their careers.
The 2015 RedGorilla Music Fest will take place from Monday, March 16 to Saturday, March 21 in venues on 6th Street, right in the heart of all the action. The event continues to be a “No Badge Required” event, it is free to attend and open to the general public.
RedGorilla Music Fest takes place during one of the most important music weeks of the year. The city of Austin, TX hosts the music industry’s premier destination, and thousands of fans and industry professionals descend upon Austin to network and check out new talent. The festival has been an overwhelming success and continues to uphold its reputation as the cool, rebel showcase that caters to talented artists from all parts of the world! RedGorilla offers performance slots to bands, solo artists, and DJs so they can take advantage of this excellent opportunity. RedGorilla Music Fest prides itself on making these showcases the best experience possible for participating artists as well as their fans.
Over the years, some of the hottest up-and-coming acts in the world have been showcased by RedGorilla Music Fest. As a result, RedGorilla Music Fest has received international media attention and a reputation for being the go-to showcase for discovering new music. Showcasing acts have included: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Foster the People, Imagine Dragons, Nappy Roots, Colt Ford, Andrew WK, Trail of Dead, Katie Armiger, Here Come the Mummies, The National, Cage The Elephant, Tom Cochran, Earl Greyhound, Talib Kweli, Allen Stone, and hundreds more…
RedGorilla Music Fest is not affiliated in any way with SXSW or South By Southwest, Inc.
Free Age limit: All ages