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This blog, written and curated by Visit Austin staff, shares the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of.

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Omar Lozano

Omar is the Director of Music Marketing for Visit Austin. A native Texan, this sound connoisseur and record geek got his start putting on music festivals and building brand experiences around the south. Now you can find him roaming around nightly on Red River and the Eastside looking for the best shows or floating belly side up at Barton Springs Pool on the weekends.

How to Experience Free Week 2023

Looking to shake off those post-holiday blues? Red River Cultural District’s Free Week has your cure. This year’s festivities will take place January 5-7, 2023 and will feature 100+ local bands in 15 venues around the city. With so many performances to hear and venues to see, here’s an insider guide…

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