The Drop Everything List

Meat Loaf, the Cow Pasture Golf Classic, ZZ Top, and Leslie Fest . . .
The Drop Everything List
Celebrate the birthday of Austin icon Leslie, who died from complications to a head injury earlier this year.

Throw your plans out the window. We scoured the state in search of the top events and offerings, from the Meat Loaf performing in Austin and ZZ Top in New Braunfels to celebrating the birthday of Austin icon Leslie. Here’s our super select guide to the things you absolutely can’t afford to miss.
[June 22–29]



Hell Bound
“I get so locked into a song that when the song ends, it takes me fifteen, twenty seconds to figure out where the hell I am,” said Meat Loaf, whose new album, Hell in a Handbasket arrives on the thirty-fifth anniversary of his seminal album, Bat Out of Hell. The incendiary singer, actor and Celebrity Apprentice contestant will begin the tour for his new album in his new hometown of Austin. He grew up in Dallas and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School at fifteen. “My mother was a teacher, so she

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