June 5-7: A new production of “Annie,” the acclaimed musical, will be performed at the Bass Concert Hall. There are several evening and afternoon shows.
June 6: Fetching Art for Dog Lovers. Local artists will offer fine and dog-themed art and there will be live music and art demonstrations. Enjoy a silent auction of paintings, photography, jewelry, sculptures, and more in addition to door prizes and raffles. Appetizers plus beer and wine are included in the ticket price. At the Quattro Gallery (inside Roger Beasley Audi, 12971 Pond Springs Road) from 7-10 p.m.
June 6 Joe McDermott and The Smart Little Creatures perform at Symphony Square. The child entertainer will be playing his hits, making it a great night for the family.
June 9: Matisyahu and Les Claypool perform at the Austin Music Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the show begins at 8 p.m.
June 11-14:ROT (Republic of Texas) Rally. There will be motorcyclists all over town for this annual biker rally. It offers live music, celebrity motorcycle builders, an Xtreme Fight Championship, a bike parade and more. It requires payment and registration to attend most events, but some are free, such as the Friday night party on Congress Avenue.
June 12: Yanni in concert at the Frank Erwin Center. This is his first U.S. tour since 2005. The show begins at 8 p.m.
June 18: Vintage Swing Dance. The Austin Swing Syndicate is celebrating their 10th anniversary with this birthday party full of live music and dancing. It's free for members, or $10 for guests. The event is from 8p.m.-midnight at The Fed (2312 San Gabriel). There is a free intro swing class at 8:15/
June 19: Texas singer/songwriter Steve Earle performs live at the Paramount Theatre. The show is at 8 p.m.
June 20-21: Hyde Park Homes Tour. Explore six homes in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood, some of which were built in the 1800s. You will be taken from home to home in an air-conditioned shuttle.
June 21: Bridal Extravaganza. Held at the Palmer Events Center from noon to 6 p.m., brides-to-be can explore over 250 exhibitors showing off dresses, cakes, DJs, catering and more. Several grand prizes will be given away, such as a honeymoon and a complete wedding package.
June 23-28: The popular musical based on ABBA songs, “Mamma Mia,” will be performed live at the Bass Concert Hall. If you loved the movie, don’t miss the stage show! There are both evening shows and matinees.
June 22: Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley performs at Stubb’s with opener The Heartless Bastards. Doors open at 7 p.m.
June 25Water to Thrive benefit. This local charity's mission is to provide clean, safe drinking water to those living in rural Ethiopia. The benefit will be at Lambert's from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Call 512.413.9123 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets (they are $25 each).