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Austin's favorite musicians star in city's virtual NYE show | How to watch

In lieu of an in-person New Year's Eve celebration, Austin musicians put on a series of virtual performances.

AUSTIN, Texas — What better way to ring in 2021 than by virtually supporting Austin musicians?

Austin's New Year's Eve Celebration was virtual, as were most things in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. But this year, the event featured eight local bands playing in local, iconic venues.

From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., there were performances by Shakey Graves, Parker McCollum, Gina Chavez, Como Las Movies, Swimming With Bears, BettySoo, Rob Baird and Jake Lloyd. Those Austin musicians played at the venues you are probably missing: Antone's, Cheer Up Charlies, the Continental Club, Mohawk and the Saxon Pub.

Here's how to watch the star-studded show: You can watch on the city's YouTube channel, Facebook page, Instagram TV and the city's website.

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