Candlelight feels at home in “the live-music capital of the world.” This season, Austin will be hosting an array of enchanting classical performances celebrating everything between timeless composers and modern-day icons. Smooth jazz, passionate Flamenco, and neo-soul favorites—there’s something for everyone.
Known for its countless live-music venues, finding the right setting in the city is no easy task. However, you can catch these mesmerizing Candlelight concerts at various venues across Austin including St. David’s Episcopal Church, AFS Cinema, and The Mansion. They all have one thing in common—they are all breathtakingly bathed in the glow of candlelight.
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Featured Candlelight Concerts
The Best of Frank Sinatra at The Mansion
Frank Sinatra’s is a voice we are all familiar with—easy-listening vocals and romantic trills. “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”, “Fly Me To The Moon”, and “The Way You Look Tonight” are only some of the many songs possessing an inexplicably uplifting charm. Michael Sailors and the Higher Calling Orchestra will pay tribute to Sinatra in style and surrounded by timeless romance at The Mansion.
Mozart, Bach and Timeless Composers at AFS Cinema
For an evening of haunting violin concertos and wonderfully ominous symphonies, the AFS cinema is the place to be this April. Celebrating the legendary likes of Mozart, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, and Beethoven, this Candlelight concert covers countless classical bases. Sit in a historic setting surrounded by hundreds of flickering candles whilst letting the powerful music wash over you.
Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
Listen to international smash hits from 1989 as well as soon-to-be signature Taylor Swift songs from her recently released Midnights album at this dazzling tribute concert at The Mansion. Whether you’ve been a fan from day one or you’ve only just joined the Swifty army, you’ll love how a talented string quartet take on some of the icon’s most beloved songs.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Austin
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Breathtaking!” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
“The musicians were amazing! I didn’t want the concert to end!” – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and More
“Beautiful program. Wonderful venue Lovely staff. Perfect length of performance. A perfect evening.” – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and More
“Absolutely amazing! The musicians were great. The crowd was vibing and the staff were friendly. Radiohead translated to strings very well.” – A Tribute to Radiohead
With countless flickering candles illuminating each unique space, the Austin Candlelight concerts will present a collection of classical music over the course of 65 mesmerizing minutes.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.