Saturday, October 01, 2011

Austin Jazz Festival

Brando surprised me with a date this evening to the Austin Jazz Festival at one of my favorite outdoor places, Zilker Hillside Theatre. Now that the weather is finally cooler it was an absolutely perfect evening to go.

I've been to so many events at Zilker Hillside, but this was one I'd never heard of. The Austin Jazz Society hosted the event and announced that the mayor of Austin declared today, October 1st, some kind of official jazz day. I wish I could remember the official title! We didn't know what to expect, but it was absolutely perfect. A mini and more intimate version of Blues on the Green.
 The scene behind us.
 Just because
 Jazz, and blues as well, are so relaxing.
 I love watching the sunset at Zilker Hillside while watching a performance.
The bassist from this band of Paul Glasse's "discovered" George Strait, or so they told the story.
 The view to our right.
 Local favorites, Zen and Amy's ice Cream, were set up as vendors to feed the crowd. Brando went to check out Zen and came back with this yummy dish called The Schoolgirl (ha!) that had the perfect amount of spice from the chili garlic sauce and the serrano aioli.


meme-and-he said...

love these pics...and your hair is adorable! seems like a relaxing time :)

JRuud said...

Love the pics! Looks so much fun. xo.

Ashley {hudson's happenings} said...

What a perfect spot to hear some music on a pretty Fall day! :D You two look absolutely adorable! YAY for surprise dates!!

Elle Sees said...

Loving your hair! And where is his hat???? ;)

ms.composure said...

LOVING the pictures!!

Courtney said...

I was just going to say that I love your hair like that!


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