Free concert tonight in Austin

Vibraphonist and composer Thaddeus Tukes will perform 7 p.m. July 22 at the Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd. The performance is being presented by the Chicago West Community West Music Center and Night Out in the Parks.

Blues festival comes to Austin

Celebrate the blues this weekend in the heart of Austin’s Soul City Corridor. The free performances will be held from 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 at Chicago and Mayfield. Stop by Friday and Saturday for other activities, including art and spoken word.