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Seth Sammons

Scruffy Murphy's 1226 Speight Ave, Waco

Seth Sammons returns to Scruff's for his regular Thursday night show.

Beall Poetry Festival: Allison Benis White

Armstrong Browning Library 710 Speight Avene, Waco

The Beall Poetry Festival presents a poetry reading by Allison Benis White in the Treasure Room at the Armstrong Browning Library

Student Recital

Ball Performing Arts Center 1400 College Dr, Waco

This student recital is free and open to the public at the Ball Performing Arts Center on the McLennan Community College campus.

Free
Event Series Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Da' Shack 925 Houston St, Waco

Open seasonally from March through June, Da' Shack has a variety of plants for sale as well as organic fruits and vegetables. Open on Fridays from 2 pm to 6…

Beall Poetry Festival: Rebecca Gayle Howell

Armstrong Browning Library 710 Speight Avene, Waco

The Beall Poetry Festival presents a poetry reading by Rebecca Gayle Howell in the Treasure Room at the Armstrong Browning Library

Beall Poetry Festival: Tracy K. Smith

Draper Academic Building 1420 S 7th St, Waco

The Beall Poetry Festival presents a poetry reading by Tracy K. Smith in Bennet Auditorium at the Draper Academic Building.

Kolten Benton

Slow Rise on the Brazos 1620 N MLK Jr Blvd, Waco

Enjoy a night of country music on the river when Kolten Benton plays Slow Rise on the Brazos.

Jennifer Pisarcik & Jon Fox

1424 Bistro 1424 Washington Ave, Waco

Enjoy live music by singer Jennifer Pisarcik and guitarist Jon Fox as they return by popular demand to 1424.

Alex Resendez & The Rays with Payasita Maroly

7th Street Pedestrian Plaza Waco

It's time for another Calle 7 Plaza First Friday outdoor concert on Austin Avenue with Payasita Maroly and Alex Resendez & The Rays.

Voices Unveiled Exhibition Opening

Cultivate 7twelve 712 Austin Ave, Waco

The Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children celebrates local talent and voices in the Waco community through the collaborative exhibition Voice Unveiled, inspired by the theme "healthy relationships," in…

Free

Jonna Mae

Uncle Worm's Smoke House 6500 N 19th, Waco

Country-folk singer-songwriter Jonna Mae Spigener plays Uncle Worm's upstairs bar on Friday night.

Event Series Kenny’s Funland

Kenny’s Funland

Extraco Events Center 4601 Bosque Blvd, Waco

Kenny's Funland spring carnival comes to the Extraco Events Center from March 29 through April 14. Monday–Friday: 6 pm to 10 pm Saturday–Sunday: 3 pm to 11 pm No admission…

Edgar Allan Poe Speakeasy

Anthem STORIES 800 Austin Ave, Waco

Step into the world of Edgar Allan Poe in this 4-part chilling cocktail experience as you sip on delicious themed cocktails paired with each story as retold and reimagined by…

$48 – $55
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Katie Stewart

Hotel Herringbone 319 4th St, Waco

Accompanied by Jace Smith on guitar, Katie Stewart makes her debut at the Red Herring inside Hotel Herringbone.

Patti Callahan Henry

Fabled Bookshop & Cafe 217 S 4th St, Waco

Fabled welcomes Patti Callahan Henry to discuss and sign copies of The Secret Book of Flora Lea.

Free

Brazos Brothers

Segovia Wine Bar 300 S 6th St – Ste F, Waco

Local favorites the Brazos Brothers perform at Segovia Wine Bar on First Friday in downtown Waco.

Neon Whiskey

Waco Ale Co. 806 Austin Ave, Waco

Neon Whiskey, the acoustic country duo consisting of Joel Wood and Cody Ellinger, plays the Waco Ale Co. in downtown Waco on Friday night.

Seth Sammons

Southern Roots Brewing Co. 219 N 8th St, Waco

Up-and-comer Seth Sammons plays Southern Roots on Friday night.

Sloppy Joe Trio

Lounge '93 5401 Crosslake Pkwy – Ste 400, Waco

The stripped-down trio version of Waco's ever-popular Sloppy Joe Band plays Lounge '93 on Friday night.

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Greg Bashara & Evan Klaras

Hilton Waco 113 S University Parks Dr, Waco

First Friday means it's time for a night of jazz with saxophonist Greg Bashara and guitarist Evan Klaras.

Festival of the Sun: The Union Revival

The Will 5984 North State Highway 6, Woodway

The Will welcomes husband-wife folk duo Union Revival on Friday to kick off the four-day Festival of the Sun. Individual performance and four-day tickets available.

$25

Faculty Recital: Morgan Manifacier (tenor)

Waco Hall 624 Speight Ave, Waco

Baylor assistant professor of voice Morgan Manifacier performs a faculty recital. This event is free and open to the public in Roxy Grove Hall at Waco Hall.

Event Series Rumors Dinner Theater

Rumors Dinner Theater

Brazos Theatre 7524 Bosque Blvd - Ste Q, Waco

Brazos Theatre presents Neil Simon's Rumors: As their tenth wedding anniversary party commences, Charlie lies bleeding in another room, and his wife Myra is nowhere in sight. The first guests,…

$29.75 – $48.75

Rich Thompson

Thrst Coffee 1500 Colcord Ave – Ste C, Waco

Join Rich Thompson (aka "The Waco Street Drummer") on the first Friday of every month for an unforgettable evening of funky grooves, mesmerizing vocals, and organic artistry. Hosted inside a…

$12

The Dobros

Mynar's Bar 121 E Oak St, West

Take a drive up to West, Texas, on Saturday night to hear music by The Dobros.

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Brazos Nights: Lukas Nelson with Band of Horses

Indian Spring Park 101 N University Parks Dr, Waco

The City of Waco's Brazos Nights concert series kicks off three evenings of live music on Friday with Lukas Nelson and Band of Horses. Free admission. Gates open at 6…

Jonathan Richmond

Common Grounds 1123 S 8th St, Waco

Singer-songwriter Jonathan Richmond performs at Common Grounds on Friday night.

$10

Darrell “D-Rail” Ray

Papa Joe's Texas Saloon 1505 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Lorena

Featuring songs ranging from CeeLo Green to Johnny Cash, Darrell "D-Rail" Ray returns to play an acoustic show at Papa Joe's.

Max, Lynnette, Shawna & Steven

Blue Pup Wine & Martini Bar 2004 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco

Come spend your Friday with Blue Pup this week and enjoy the music of Max Tooker, Lynnette Hundley Allmon, Shawna, and Steven Scheifley from 8 pm to 11 pm.

Cacean Ballou

Freight Bar 1613 James Ave, Waco

Cean Ballou plays a special birthday show at Freight on Friday night. $5 cover for 21 and up, and $10 for 18-20.

Dave Slonaker

Barnett's Whiskey House 420 Franklin Ave, Waco

Enjoy a night of two-steppin' good country music in downtown Waco with Dave Slonake at Barnett's.

Dexter & The Moonrocks

Backyard Bar Stage & Grill 511 S 8th St, Waco

Dexter and The Moonrocks bring their psychedelic country sound back to the Backyard stage on Friday night. Doors open at 6 pm; show starts at 8:30 pm.

$20

JC Pringle

BIG’s Mayberry Tavern 4677 Spring Valley Rd, Lorena

Country guitar ace JC Pringle plays a solo show at BIG's on Friday night.

Event Series Karaoke

Karaoke

Chapter 11 819 Esther Street, Waco

If you’ve sung at the rest, now you’re ready for the best: Karaoke every Friday and Saturday night from 9 pm to 2 am at the venerable—and venerated!—Chapter 11 club.

EDM Sessions with Mr Rush & Tony D

Waco Hippodrome Theatre 724 Austin Ave, Waco

The EDM sessions continue at the Hippodrome's Tandem Rooftop Bar on Friday night with Mr. Rush, Tony D, and others.

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Matt Mason

Texas Music Cafe 110 S 6th St, Waco

Be part of the studio audience for a live taping of Indiana singer-songwriter Matt Mason at Texas Music Cafe in downtown Waco.

$40

Adult Sip ‘n’ Skate

Skate World Waco 401 Towne Oaks Dr, Waco

Keep rolling on wheels in 2024 with your crew at Skate World Waco's eclipse-themed sip 'n' skate. $10 admission | 18+ to skate | 21+ to sip | BYOB

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