Live music, standup comedy, and ballet top our list of Alamo City happenings. Experience Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake performed by Children’s Ballet of San Antonio or enjoy a concert featuring husband-and-wife country duo Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, May 20
Local Live: Yesenia McNett & The Time Warps Tribute to The Doobie Brothers
Austin-based artists Yesenia McNett and The Time Warps bring their tribute 1970s musical stylings to the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre for audiences of all ages. Patrons can expect an evening full of groovy hits by The Doobie Brothers like “Takin’ It to The Streets” and “What A Fool Believes.” Purchase socially distanced tickets online now. Face masks are required for entrance.
Friday, May 21
Children's Ballet of San Antonio presents Swan Lake
The talented youth performers of Children’s Ballet of San Antonio return to the stage after a year-long hiatus with Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The full-length production will feature dazzling costumes made in Moscow, multimedia scenery, and award-winning dancers, all brought to life by artistic director and founder Vanessa Bessler. Performances are scheduled through May 22 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Bill Bellamy
Actor and comedian Bill Bellamy comes to San Antonio in support of his national standup tour. Known for his stints on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, being an original MTV VJ, and coining the pop-culture phrase “booty call,” Bellamy has been a formidable figure in entertainment for more than two decades. For tickets and showtime information, go to the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club website.
Saturday, May 22
Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis in concert
Country husband-and-wife duo Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis perform live in front of a seated, socially distanced audience at Gruene Hall. The singer-songwriter couple have released four albums together and are the voices behind songs like “Long Way Home” and “Brand New Me.” Select tables are still available on the ticketing website.
Sunday, May 23
Bistr09 presents B9 Fashion Brunch
Local eatery Bistr09 hosts its weekly brunch with a fashionable twist for patrons with lavish tastes and appetites. B9 Fashion Brunch will feature a decadent mid-day meal while models take to the runway to showcase the designs of Project Runway All Star winner and designer Anthony Ryan Auld’s clothing line, Couleur + Blindé. A limited number of reservations are available for this fabulous afternoon fete. Visit the Bistr09 website for more information.