City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Live Music at Asian American Resource Center on Sept. 18
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Asian American Resource Center (AARC) presents its first live, in-person performance of the monthly music series, tones: sounds from Asian America. On Saturday, September 18 at 7 p.m. the public is invited to enjoy performances by Seela, Shirley Zhu (fuvk), Peelander-Yellow and Amit Motwani, AKA DJ Dan Singh, and emceed by Tåsi, a local rapper, poet, and archivist and co-curator of tones.
The series, now in its second year, features Austin-area Asian American artists from across generations and genres, that showcase the artist’s contributions to the sounds of Asian America. Tickets are free and may be reserved online ahead of the event. The show will be outdoors at AARC, 8401 Cameron Road, and will be simultaneously live streamed on Facebook and the Austin Parks and Recreation YouTube channel. Follow AARC on Facebook and Instagram for more information about the live performances and to be notified of future lineup dates.
About the Asian American Resource Center
The mission of the AARC is to provide spaces, services, resources, and programs through an Asian American Pacific Islander perspective. The vision is to empower Austin's diverse communities through cultural understanding and life-enhancing opportunities. The AARC offers programs for youth, adult, senior citizens, and ongoing exhibits. The facility is open by appointment for exhibit viewing, limited in person programming, and continues to offer a variety of digital programming. For more information, visit AustinTexas.gov/AARC.