The big news of the month on the ride hailing front, is the return of Uber and Lyft to the Austin scene, following the passage of House Bill 100, which overturns local ride-hailing laws like Austin’s and Houston’s and puts the services under state rules. But Fasten, one of the companies that established a foothold in Austin when the transportation giants left town last year, is celebrating a year in town on June 17 with Fasten Fest, a free party at Fair Market that includes free brunch, free booze and a stacked roster of musicians.
According to event’s Facebook page, doors open at 11 a.m., free brunch runs until 2 p.m., free drinks til 5 and free music til 1 a.m.
Here’s the lineup:
12:15 PM — Mama K & The Shades (Austin)
1:15 PM — Darrin Bradbury (Nashville)
1:45 PM — The Nightowls (Austin)
4:00 PM —Those Poor Serfs (Austin)
4:30 PM — The Roomsounds (Dallas)
5:30 PM — El Rancho (Germany)
6:00 PM — Trouble In The Streets (Austin)
7:30 PM — Quiet Company (Austin)
9:00 PM — Stand-up comedy by Yusef Roach (Austin)
9:45 PM — Beach Fossils (Brooklyn)
11:00 PM — DJ Justin Martin (San Francisco)