At the Empire Garage

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The Circus is back! This year, The Couch Sessions takes over the Empire Auto Garage in the heart of downtown Austin, during the height of the SXSW Music Festival.  

On Friday, March 15 (1-6pm) The Circus features established and emerging artists ranging from all of Couch Sessions' best-represented musical genres: electro soul, indie rock, R&B and jazz. 

1:00-1:20  Jesse Boykins III

1:35-1:55  Hiatus Kaiyote

2:10-2:35  Cherub

2:50-3:15  Body Language

3:30-3:50  Amp Live

4:00-4:30  Allen Stone

4:45-5:30 The Robert Glasper Experiment with special guest Erykah Badu

Refreshments provided by Shellback Caribbean Rum & New Amsterdam Vodka

Creative Recreation x Shellback EXCLUSIVE Shoe Collaboration


Participants will be able to make custom SHELLBACK boat shoes. SHELLBACK custom photo booth will be available, and mixologists will be on hand whipping up custom cocktails.

New Amsterdam Vodka Shave Lounge

New Amsterdam

This unique pop-up lounge will provide several smooth elements for attendees to enjoy, including free shaves and shoe shines. Mixologists will be serving complimentary New Amsterdam cocktails.


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