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About 2nd Street Soundcheck

2ND Street Soundcheck is a FREE day of music, food, shopping and fun presented by 2nd Street District.  2ND Street Soundcheck features 24 local artists and dozens of options for food, drinks, shopping and more. The music and street festival, now in its fifth year, benefits the Austin Music Foundation and KUTX

Where is 2ND Street Soundcheck? 

2ND Street Soundcheck takes place throughout Austin's 2ND Street Shopping District. The main festival takes place on 2ND Street and spans three city blocks from San Antonio Street to Colorado Street. 

What time does 2ND Street Soundcheck start and end? 

2ND Street Soundcheck starts at 1pm and ends at 8pm. 

How much does it cost to attend 2ND Street Soundcheck? 

2ND Street Soundcheck is a FREE community event; however, all music lovers attending the event are encouraged to give a $5 donation going directly to the beneficiaries, KUTX and the Austin Music Foundation. 

Is 2ND Street Soundcheck kid friendly? 

Yes, 2ND Street Soundcheck is a family-friendly event with fun opportunities for kids including the 2ND Street Soundcheck Kids' Dance Zone. 

Where can I park during 2ND Street Soundcheck?

Limited paid parking is available at the AMLI Downtown Garage accessible through Lavaca between 2nd & 3rd Street. For more parking options visit our parking page here. Avoid the hassle of parking and take CapMetro or ride your bike. Bike racks will be available. 

How do I contact the 2ND Street Soundcheck team?

If you want to be involved with the festival, contact Veronica Castelo at veronica@yourcrewplus.com.
If you have questions about the 2ND Street District, contact Shana Ogg at sogg@amli.com.
If you have press and media inquiries, contact Courtney Knittel at courtneyk@giantnoise.com.