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April 28th, 2013
San Marcos Tonight 04/28/13


A daily rundown of live entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight, compiled by Mercury Scene Editor Hap Mansfield and our content partners at San Marcos Tonight.


Tonight’s Best Bet

The Texas Music Theater hosts the 5th Annual Lone Star Music Awards tonight featuring a delicious mix of Texas talent including Robert Earl Keen (pictured), Ray Wylie Hubbard, Rob Baird, Shinyribs and much more. Earlier in the day at Evans Auditorium the Texas State Symphony Orchestra features soloist Yanfeng Bai, a fourteen-year-old phenom on the piano. There is still a bit of Freckleface Strawberry–The Musical to sip on at Price Center (does anyone else even remember those Pillsbury drink mixes: Freckle-Face Strawberry, Goofy Grape, Lefty Lemon et al.?) Enjoy the day!

Free Pool and Jukebox at Riley’s Tavern

Free Pool & Jukebox @1pm – close

Riley’s Tavern (8894 FM1102)
Start: 04/28/2013 1:00 pm
End: 04/28/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Riley’s Tavern
Phone: 512-392-3132
8894 FM 1102, New Braunfels

Little Red Riding Hood at EmilyAnn Theater

Performance – Children’s Show – Little Red Riding Hood@10 a.m.

Written and Directed by D. Heath Thompson

April 27,28,30 and May 4,5,9,11,12,18,19

Saturdays 10:00 a.m., Sundays 2:00 p.m.

@ EmilyAnn Theater, 1101 FM 2325, Wimberley

Start: 04/28/2013 2:00 pm
End: 05/19/2013 4:00 pm
Venue: EmilyAnn Theatre
1101 Ranch Road 2325, Wimberley

Texas State Symphony Orchestra at Evans Auditorium

Ensemble Series presents
Texas State Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Peter Bay, Artistic Director of Austin Symphony Orchestra
@3:00 p.m.
@Evans Auditorium

Maestro Bay joins the Texas State music faculty as a resident artist. He has appeared worldwide and has guest conducted some of the top symphonies, including Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Hawaii, St. Louis, and the National Symphony. His recordings appear on Nexus and Opus One Records.

The afternoon program will feature Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor, Op. 18 with Yanfeng Bai, pianist (14 years of age).

Start: 04/28/2013 3:00 pm
End: 04/28/2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Texas State Evans Auditorium
Texas State University

Hill Country Youth Chorus and Texas Lutheran University Youth Chorus Spring Concert

Community Outreach: Hill Country Youth Chorus and Texas Lutheran University Youth Chorus Spring Concert

@ 3:00PM4:00PM
The School of Music presents Hill Country Youth Chorus and Texas Lutheran University Youth Chorus Spring Concert, directed by Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer
3:00 p.m.
1st Lutheran Church, 130 W. Holland, San Marcos, TX 78666(This concert was originally scheduled for May 7 in Evans Auditorium, but has now been rescheduled with a change of venue).
Start: 04/28/2013 3:00 pm
End: 04/28/2013 4:00 pm
Venue: First Lutheran Church
Phone: 512-392-2064
130 West Holland Street,

Freckleface Strawberry- The Musical at Price Center

Freckleface Strawberry-The Musical @ 6:30 p.m.

@ Price Seniors Center ( 222 West San Antonio Street)

Tickets $15

Lee Colee’ Studios and The Black Diamond Cabaret Theatre will be featuring a cast of 7-12 year-olds  in “Freckleface Strawberry”, based on the beloved New York Times Best Selling book by actress Julianne Moore. Freckleface will do anything to get rid of her freckles! From scrubbing them with soap to caking on makeup and even wearing a ski mask to school! Will Freckleface be brave enough to finally face her complexion in the mirror? With the help of her lovable schoolmates, an amazingly… Show more talented ballerina, a nerd, a cute jock, a charming ditz and a totally kooky teacher, Freckleface learns that everyone is different and that’s what makes everyone special! With soaring music, awesome dancing and a freckle face full of laughs, the whole family will love this brand new musical for all ages…freckles or not.

Start: 04/28/2013 6:30 pm
End: 04/28/2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Price Center
222 W. San Antonio,

5th Annual Lonestar Music Awards at Texas Music Theater

Lonestar Music Awards featuring Robert Earl Keen, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Rob Baird, Shinyribs, Jason Eady and Courtney Patton, Cody Canada and the Departed, Six Market Blvd.

Doors @ 6 p.m.

@ Texas Music Theater (120 East San Antonio Street)

Start: 04/28/2013 6:30 pm
End: 04/28/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Texas Music Theater
Phone: 512-667-7216
120 E. San Antonio Street,

Open Mic Sunday with Grant Ewing, Slim Glover and Furly at Triple Crown

Open Mic Sunday with Grant Ewing, Slim Glover and Furly @ 7 p.m.

@ The Triple Crown (206 North Edward Gary Street)

Start: 04/28/2013 7:00 pm
End: 04/28/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: The Triple Crown
Phone: 512-396-2236
206 N. Edward Gary, San Marcos,

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