An evening with Dawn & Hawkes
Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

An evening with Dawn & Hawkes

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
GA Adv - $15 / Door - $20
Doors @ 7pm

The 04 Center is excited to welcome to the 04 Room stage the "undeniably intimate" duo, Dawn & Hawkes! Join us for an evening with a couple whose harmonies and chemistry speak for themselves. This will be a night of genuine songs and storytelling you don't want to miss.
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“Dawn and Hawkes writes with gritty realism, hard conversations about love and life, and a willingness to confront emotions outside of the predictable and easy.” - Ear To The Ground
“Outstanding musicians individually, they are absolutely magical together.” - Houston Press
"Undeniably intimate" - Texas Monthly
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Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes formed Dawn and Hawkes after a chance meeting on an Austin dance floor. The first time they sang together they found a sound Texas Monthly calls “undeniably intimate”. Their initial duo effort, Golden Heart, climbed to No. 25 in Billboard’s Folk chart and landed at No. 2 in iTunes singer-songwriter albums kicking off a whirlwind of cross-country and international touring performances.

Acoustic Guitar hails the musicality of their first full-length, Yours and Mine, as “Impeccable vocal harmonies and instrumentation” and Huffington Post summarizes “Transcendent alternative-folk — you will find yourself craving more from this amazing, dynamic duo.”

The duo stored their possessions and lived on the road, drawing inspiration from American deserts and mountains, to the South Australian coast while navigating a shared journey through mortality, grief and compassion for differing perspectives. Upon returning to Austin, they set upon building a new home and self-producing their second full-length album, The Other Side, released in July 2018. The Austin American Statesman calls it “10 new tracks of sweet folk-rock – instantly appealing tunes – rooted in the singer songwriter heyday of the early 1970’s, they also fit well into the modern-day indie-folk revival.”

In a time when the world seems more divided than ever, this album explores themes of empathy, hope, and finding our common humanity. “While on our own adventures of ups and downs we found ourselves exploring themes of empathizing with the other side,” recounts Miranda Dawn. “We hope that you will hear this album and share it with someone you love, because these are anthems of compassion for everyone who's ever felt on 'The Other Side.'”

// This event is "Bring Your Own Beverages" //
[Only hand held coolers are permitted in the listening room, large coolers will be placed in a walk-way near the restrooms for easy access throughout the show]

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Tab Benoit
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

Tab Benoit

 
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Medicine co-produced by ace songwriter Anders Osborne and features drummer Brady Blade, keyboardist Ivan Neville, bassist Corey Duplechin and the legendary Michael Doucet of BeauSoleil

You’ve tried the rest, now try the best! Tab Benoit’s amazing new Medicine, 100% pure musical snake-oil. A melodic potion that provides immediate and satisfying relief for all aches and pain. Benoit’s Medicine is a guaranteed cure for heartache. It’s the genuine article this Medicine is for whatever ails you.

Medicine, Benoit’s seventh solo release on Telarc International, a division of Concord Music Group, successfully joins two gifted guitarists/songwriters in a session that proves greater than the sum of its very talented parts. Set for April 26, 2011 release, the 11-track recording features seven new Benoit originals co-written with ace songwriter Anders Osborne (his song “Watch the Wind Blow By” was recorded by Tim McGraw in 2002, hitting No. 1 on the country charts for two weeks and selling over three million albums, and Keb’ Mo’s 1999 GRAMMY-winning album Slow Down, featured two songs he had co-written).

“Anders and I have been friends for years, and we have a very comfortable relationship,” says Benoit, a GRAMMY®-nominated songwriter, as well as a guitarist and singer with a repertoire that ranges from swamp-pop classics to gritty blues and rootsy jams. “Songwriting needs to feel natural. It needs to flow easily. When he and I went out on the bayou, we came back with seven songs! Anders also played most of the rhythm parts on the album. He does a good job of not stepping on what I’m doing and making it fit the song.”

In an unusual twist, Osborne (who also co-produced the album) uses B.B. King’s famous guitar ‘Lucille’ on Medicine. “He played half the album on that guitar, basically anything that’s not slide guitar,” Benoit says.

Medicine showcases a lean, energetic young band, and vibe-wise it’s hipper and groovier than anything Benoit has ever done before. The recording also spotlights the work of keyboardist Ivan Neville (son of Aaron Neville and nephew to members of the Neville Brothers), drummer Brady Blade (Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Dave Matthews) and bassist Corey Duplechin (Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band). Fiddler/singer Michael Doucet of BeauSoleil makes a special appearance on three tracks.

Medicine was recorded at Louisiana’s legendary Dockside Studio (B.B. King, Dr. John, Keb’ Mo’, Taj Mahal, Buckwheat Zydeco), located on a 12 acre estate in the heart of Cajun country on the banks of the Vermilion Bayou, and engineered by David Z (Prince, Jonny Lang, Buddy Guy, Gov’t Mule). The award-winning music producer/engineer worked with Benoit on three earlier releases (Fever for the BayouPower of the Pontchartrain and Night Train to Nashville). “When David’s in the booth, I don’t have to worry,” says Benoit. “He’s always comfortable with the way I work. We have a lot of fun and like to joke around.”

Benoit’s blazing guitar kicks off the title track of the recording. ‘Medicine’ captures what this album is all about, he says. “Let music be the medicine. Like John Lee Hooker once said, Blues is the healer.”

‘Sunrise’ showcases Benoit’s keen sense of tasteful restraint when it comes to the slower blues numbers, and ‘A Whole Lotta Soul’ spotlights Ivan Neville on B-3, alongside Benoit’s crunchy fretwork and vocals.

‘Long Lonely Bayou’ is a special highlight. This roots summit features two of Louisiana’s biggest and most popular artists: Michael Doucet and Tab Benoit. ‘Michael and I have played several gigs together over the years,’ Benoit says. ‘When I wrote this song, I could practically hear him performing it. Most Cajun music is played in a major chord, but Michael approached it as crying, minor type of song.’

‘In It To Win It’ and ‘Next To Me’ both spotlight Benoit’s unbelievably solid guitar chops, while ‘Nothing Takes The Place of You’ is a deep, soulful ballad drenched in his whiskey-soaked vocals. Doucet returns to play fiddle and sing on ‘Can’t You See’ and the album’s funky closer, ‘Mudboat Melissa.’

Tab Benoit is Louisiana’s No. 1 roots export. More than just an acclaimed bluesman, he is an indefatigable conservation advocate. Benoit is a driving force behind Voice of the Wetlands, an organization working to save Louisiana’s wetlands. In 2010, he received the Governor’s Award for Conservationist of the Year from the Louisiana Wildlife Federation. Benoit also starred in the iMax motion picture Hurricane on the Bayou, a documentary of Hurricane Katrina’s effects and a call to restore the wetlands.

In 2007, Benoit won the dual awards of B.B. King Entertainer of the Year and Best Contemporary Male Performer at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis (formerly the W.C. Handy Awards). In 2006, he received a GRAMMY nomination for Best Traditional Blues Album for Brother to the Blues, a collaboration with Louisiana’s LeRoux. LeRoux joined Benoit on Power of the Pontchartrain in 2007 and the live Night Train to Nashville in 2008.

Medicine is more than another strong entry in Benoit’s increasingly impressive discography it’s one of his most defining albums. ‘Magic happens when you least expect it,’ says Benoit. ‘Most of the stuff here was played live ~ these are mostly first takes. When it came down to playing, we weren’t trying to structure things. We were open to the moment.’

If music has the power to help relieve pain and suffering, then Tab Benoit’s Medicine might be just what the doctor ordered.

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Eric Hutchinson & The Believers
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

Eric Hutchinson & The Believers

 
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TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 1st @ 10am
$22 to $44 / All Ages
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

ERIC HUTCHINSON & THE BELIEVERS

Singer, songwriter, performer, producer, DJ – Eric Hutchinson is a constantly evolving musician, driven by his passion and curiosity for all things musical and creative. He independently recorded his debut album Sounds Like This in 2007 and it became the highest charting album by an unsigned artist in iTunes history. Eric’s 2008 single “Rock & Roll” earned him his first gold record in the United States and the song became a #1 hit in Australia, New Zealand & Norway. He has traveled all over America and the world performing his music in places like Dubai, Oslo, London & Melbourne.

Eric has toured and performed with artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Jason Mraz and OneRepublic and has appeared on “The Today Show”, “The Tonight Show,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, “Conan”, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC. One of his latest projects is The Basement, a night of vintage music party that Eric spins from the DJ booth, featuring everything from Motown to Funk to Oldies to 80’s Dance Pop to 90’s Hip Hop and everything in between.

Eric lives in New York City and is an advocate for Operation Smile, Big Brothers Big Sisters & St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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An evening with The Nils Lofgren Band
May
30
7:00 PM19:00

An evening with The Nils Lofgren Band

 
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AN EVENING WITH THE NILS LOFGREN BAND

Tickets on sale March 1st @ 10am
$38 to $68 / All Ages
Doors - 7pm
Show - 8pm

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Nils Lofgren hits the road this May with an all-new hard-hitting studio album featuring a dozen dazzling, forceful songs and first band tour in over 15 years. The Nils Lofgren Band shows will include tracks from his new album Blue With Lou, produced by Nils and his wife Amy, out April 26. The album features 6 songs Nils wrote with the legendary Lou Reed along with new originals from Nils. He’ll be joined on the tour by a great cast of old friends and stellar musicians. Andy Newmark on drums, Kevin McCormick on bass, and Cindy Mizelle on vocals, all featured on the new album, along with Nils’ brother and Grin bandmate Tom Lofgren on guitars, keyboards and vocals.
In addition to the new album’s songs, Nils plans a lot of jamming and a joyful, reckless exploration of the best live songs through his 50 years on the road on this rare band tour. Come celebrate this special run of shows with Nils and Band. More info at nilslofgren.com

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Vieux Farka Toure
May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Vieux Farka Toure

 
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VIEUX FARKA TOURE

All Ages
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Often referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara”, Vieux Farka Touré was born in Niafunké, Mali in 1981. He is the son of legendary Malian guitar player Ali Farka Touré, who died in 2006. Ali Farka Touré came from a historical tribe of soldiers, and defied his parents in becoming a musician. When Vieux was in his teens, he declared that he also wanted to be a musician. His father disapproved due to the pressures he had experienced being a musician. Rather, he wanted Vieux to become a soldier. But with help from family friend the kora maestro Toumani Diabaté, Vieux eventually convinced his father to give him his blessing to become a musician shortly before Ali passed.

Vieux was initially a drummer / calabash player at Mali’s Institut National des Arts, but secretly began playing guitar in 2001. Ali Farka Touré was weakened with cancer when Vieux announced that he was going to record an album. Ali recorded a couple of tracks with him, and these recordings, which can be heard on Vieux’s debut CD, were amongst his final ones. It has been said that the senior Touré played rough mixes of these songs when people visited him in his final days, at peace with, and proud of, his son’s talent as a musician.

In 2005, Eric Herman (still Vieux’s manager today) of Modiba Productions expressed an interest in producing an album for Vieux; this led to Vieux’s self-titled debut album, released by World Village in 2007. Ali Farka Touré’s work to tackle the problem of malaria is continued as 10% of proceeds are donated to Modiba’s “Fight Malaria” campaign in Niafunké through which over 3000 mosquito nets have been delivered to children and pregnant women in the Timbuktu region of Mali. On this first album, Vieux pays homage to his father and follows Ali’s musical tradition, giving new versions of the West African music that is echoed in the American blues. The album features Toumani Diabaté, as well as his late father. One of the tracks, ‘Courage’, is on the soundtrack of the film The First Grader (2010).

On his second record, Fondo on Six Degrees (2009), Vieux branched out and presented his own sound: while remaining true to the roots of his father’s music he uses elements of rock, Latin music, and other African influences. The album received a great deal of critical acclaim from across the globe, and Vieux was clearly moving out of his father’s shadow.

By June 2010, Vieux was performing at the opening concert for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. That month Vieux also released his first live album, LIVE. His live performances are highly energized and Vieux is known for dazzling crowds with his speed and dexterity on the guitar, as well as his palpable charisma and luminous smile, both of which captivate audiences from all audiences in spite of any language barriers (though Vieux does speak 8 languages).

In 2011 Vieux released his 3rd studio album, The Secret, so named because the listener will hear the secret of the blues with a blend of generations from father to son. It was produced by guitarist Eric Krasno (of the Soulive trio) and features South African-born vocalist Dave Matthews, Derek Trucks on electric slide guitar and jazz guitarist John Scofield. The title track is the last collaboration between Vieux and his late father. With the heralded release of The Secret, Vieux Farka Touré has clearly established himself as one of the world’s rare musical talents and guitar virtuosos with a distinct style that always pays homage to the past while looking towards the future.

Vieux released The Tel Aviv Session (Cumbancha) in April 2012, a collaborative project with Israeli superstar Idan Raichel dubbed ‘The Touré-Raichel Collective’ that has been hailed by fans and critics alike as a masterpiece and one of the best collaborative albums in the history of international music, drawing comparisons to Ali Farka Touré and Ry Cooder’s legendary Talking Timbuktu album. 

In 2013, Vieux Farka Touré’s beautiful and critically acclaimed latest album Mon Pays was released as an homage to his homeland.  Being that his native Mali had recently been splintered by territorial fighting between Tuareg and Islamic rebels since January 2012, Mon Pays was devoted to reminding the world about the beauty and culture of his native Mali. Translated as ‘My Country,’ this predominantly acoustic undertaking transformed into an artifact of cultural preservation. Two songs on the project -Future’ and ‘Peace’ feature Sidiki Diabate’s kora leading an emotional charge complemented by Touré’s spectacular guitar work. Both tracks represent an important generational “passing of the torch” as Sidiki’s father, Toumani is considered one of the greatest living kora masters and was a close friend of Vieux’s father Ali. Mon Pays has been widely hailed as the most mature and lovely record yet from one of this generation’s most exciting artists to come out of Mali and one of world music’s true rising stars.

Vieux reunited with Idan Raichel in Paris to record, release and subsequently tour their 2nd collaborative album as The Touré-Raichel Collective in 2014. The result was yet another musical and critical triumph, titled 'The Paris Session' (Cumbancha) revered by many as not just a musical gem for the ages but a powerful testimonial to the power of art and fraternity to transcend vast cultural and political divides.  In 2015, Vieux released another unexpected, genre-bending collaborative album, this time with New York-based singer Julia Easterlin, aptly titled 'Touristes'.   The album shot to the top of the iTunes World chart and earned critical acclaim, including that of John Schaefer (NPR) who called it "brilliant."  On April 7, 2017, Vieux released his latest album 'Samba', recorded live in front of a small audience at Applehead Studio in Woodstock, NY.  The album is already being hailed by critics as Vieux's finest, most well-rounded and mature album to date.  With each new project, Vieux expands his horizons, embraces new challenges and further entrenches his reputation as one of the world’s most talented and innovative musicians.

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DAVE SCHER TRIO w/ BEAT ROOT REVIVAL & DAVID JIMENEZ
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

DAVE SCHER TRIO w/ BEAT ROOT REVIVAL & DAVID JIMENEZ

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
GA Adv - $15 / Door - $20

Doors @ 7pm
David Jimenez @ 7:25pm
Beat Root Revival @ 8pm
Dave Scher Trio @ 9pm

The 04 Center welcomes 2018 Black Fret grant winner & hailed as “one of the best'‘ guitar players in Austin, Dave Scher, with special guests Beat Root Revival, a dynamic duo who have toured the globe with the likes of Brian Setzer and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys). Opening the show will be one of Austin’s best kept soulful secrets, David Jimenez. Join us for an evening of incredible new music! 
// THIS EVENT IS “BRING YOUR OWN BEVERAGE” //
[Only hand held coolers are permitted in the listening room, large coolers will be placed in a walk-way near the restrooms for easy access throughout the show]

DAVID JIMENEZ

DAVID JIMENEZ

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JENNIFER KNAPP w/ MIRANDA DODSON
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

JENNIFER KNAPP w/ MIRANDA DODSON

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY SEPT 21st

GA Adv - $15 / Door - $20
All tickets purchased include (2) Drink tickets
VIP - $35

VIP includes reserved 1st & 2nd row seating, a reserved cocktail table & (3) drink tickets
Doors @ 7pm
Miranda Dodson @ 7:25pm
Jennifer Knapp @ 8pm

Jennifer Knapp is a Grammy-nominated songwriter, author, and advocate. Her impressive history includes selling over one million albums with her first three releases Kansas (debut 1998, Gold-certified), Lay It Down(2000), and The Way I Am (2001). She has earned four Dove Awards and two Grammy nominations. The Kansas-born musician has toured the globe with artists such as Jars of Clay and was featured on the Lilith Fair Tour in 1999 and again in 2010. Knapp has received critical acclaim for her human approach to the divine, with The Los Angeles Times calling her "a rising star" and People Magazine describing her as "an uncommonly literate songwriter."

With a considerable fan base and critical and commercial successes, Knapp walked away from music in 2002 at the height of her career. After a seven-year hiatus she returned in 2010 with a renewed passion for music showcased in her album Letting Go, which debuted at No. 73 on the Billboard Hot 200 Chart. Set Me Free followed in 2014 on Righteous Babe Records in conjunction with a memoir, Facing the Music: My Story, on Howard Books/Simon & Schuster. Her 2017 album Love Comes Back Around, produced by Viktor Krauss, pairs her fearless songwriting and strong, expressive voice with rootsy arrangements.

As the first major artist known by the Christian music world to speak openly about LGBT identity, her unique position has created opportunities for dialogue at churches and universities through her organization Inside Out Faith and on the TEDx stage at University of Nevada.
A true Renaissance woman, Knapp recently completed a master’s degree in theological studies from Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Kathy Baldock / Untangling the Mess - Part 2
Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

Kathy Baldock / Untangling the Mess - Part 2

If you are in the Austin, Texas area please come to one of my presentations at Austin New Church on August 19th or 20th. Both nights 6:30 till 9:30 pm.

It will include the latest research that I have been doing and it is so, so, so good.

I've been sharing it with friends in one-on-one conversation, and they each agree. This stuff is COMPELLING!

Outline, plus so much more:
- Beginnings of Patriarchy
- The Progression of Understanding of Human Sexuality
- Beginnings of Psychology of Sexual Behavior
- 1 Corinthians 6: 9-10 arsenokoitai & malakos
- Cultural Shifts in Feminism & Gay Rights
- Bible Translations Leviticus 18:22 & Romans 1
- Homosexuality Depathologized
- Complementarity
- Modern Translations of Same-sex Behavior Verses
- Christian Reparative Therapy Movement

~ Kathy Baldock

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Kathy Baldock / Untangling the Mess
Aug
19
6:30 PM18:30

Kathy Baldock / Untangling the Mess

If you are in the Austin, Texas area please come to one of my presentations at Austin New Church on August 19th or 20th. Both nights 6:30 till 9:30 pm.

It will include the latest research that I have been doing and it is so, so, so good.

I've been sharing it with friends in one-on-one conversation, and they each agree. This stuff is COMPELLING!

Outline, plus so much more:
- Beginnings of Patriarchy
- The Progression of Understanding of Human Sexuality
- Beginnings of Psychology of Sexual Behavior
- 1 Corinthians 6: 9-10 arsenokoitai & malakos
- Cultural Shifts in Feminism & Gay Rights
- Bible Translations Leviticus 18:22 & Romans 1
- Homosexuality Depathologized
- Complementarity
- Modern Translations of Same-sex Behavior Verses
- Christian Reparative Therapy Movement

~ Kathy Baldock

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Jack Burton w/ Jeff Bryant
Aug
4
7:00 PM19:00

Jack Burton w/ Jeff Bryant

Saturday, August 4th, grab your tickets and mark your calendar and fill up your cooler for this BYOB show! Yep, your ol’ partner Jack Burton, me, is back after 2 years abroad. One night only! It’s a full band show with some of my favorite Austin music friends, featuring new music inspired by the struggles and rewards of living as an immigrant. www.jackburtonmusic.com

I’m stoked that we get to be the first official show at the 04 Room, a killer new Listening Room at 04 Center’s cool multi-use non-profit cultural center. I’ve already had a chance to make some noise in the space and I can tell you it is truly a great room! 2701 S Lamar blvd, Austin TX, next to Matt’s El Rancho. www.04center.com

My homeboy, multi-instrumentalist, and all around good dude, Jeff Bryant, will be opening the show with tunes from his new solo album Sleeping With The Lights On. www.jeffbryantmusic.com

TICKETS >> https://www.accelevents.com/events/jackburton

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The Social Impact Summit presented by Legacy Collective
Jul
28
1:00 PM13:00

The Social Impact Summit presented by Legacy Collective

Join Legacy Collective for an intimate gathering of leaders, influencers, and changemakers to learn from those pioneering social impact. Discover where your passion meets purpose through interactive workshops, panels and keynotes from the folks who are redefining what true social good looks like. Leave equipped, connected and rejuvenated for what’s ahead.

Attendees are invited to join us following the event for an exclusive after party held downtown featuring live music and libations.

About Legacy Collective:
Legacy Collective is a tribe of philanthropists committed to seeing lasting impact through sustainable and intentional giving. Our investors nominate, approve, and distribute quarterly grants to organizations committed to solving the world’s most pressing problems.

Speakers include:

Jen Hatmaker, Author, Speaker, Co-Founder of Legacy Collective
Brandon Hatmaker, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Legacy Collective
Ann Young Lee, CEO, J/P Haitian Relief Organization
Caroline Boudreaux, Founder and CEO of The Miracle Foundation
Leroy Barber, Executive Director, The Voices Project
Becky Weichhand, Executive Director, Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Suzi Sosa, Co-Founder & CEO at Verb Inc.
Katie Hall, Development Director at Notley Ventures
Matt Stephenson, Executive Director, Code 2 College

Social Impact Workshop presented by Blue Sky Partners

Parking is available at the event venue with plenty of restaurants within walking distance.

For questions regarding the event, email Faitth Brooks at Faitth@LegacyCollective.org

PURCHASE TICKETS >> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-social-impact-summit-presented-by-legacy-collective-tickets-45329073479

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I'm Still Here Book Tour w/ Austin Channing Brown & Jen Hatmaker
Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

I'm Still Here Book Tour w/ Austin Channing Brown & Jen Hatmaker

Join Austin and Jen Hatmaker as they unpack the themes of Austin's new book IM STILL HERE. If you listened to the podcast with the two of them, please imagine now having them in the same room together! Its sure to be a good time as we talk about the hard things and the life-giving nature of pursuing racial justice. 

Books will be sold onsite thanks to Book People. Both Jen and Austin will be signing books following the discussion. 

More info: http://austinchanning.com/events/2018/5/book-tour-austin
We hope to see you there!

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