AUSTIN (KXAN) - Fan Fare Friday is getting the gears going to cool down, especially on this first official day of summer.
Everyone is invited to help kick-start a summer tradition at KXAN, happening at the Threadgill's in South Austin at 301 West Riverside Drive.
Onsite donations of fans and funds began dark and early at 6 a.m., and an exchange of a new fan or money -- $15 to be exact -- put some yummy in the tummy during the pancake pileup from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
The Biscuit Brothers kid's concert went from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., where there was a suggested donation of $15 or a new fan.
Fan Fare Friday schedule
- Noon to 1 p.m. South Austin Moonlighters
- 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Afternoon concert series
- 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Marshall Hood & Carson McHone
- 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Matt Dunham, Mark Allan Atwood & So Long Problems
- 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ashley Monical, Kem Watts, Eric Hisaw & Debbi Walton
KGSR Lonestar State of Mind Evening Concert ( ticket required *)
- 8 p.m. Doors Open
- 9 p.m. Charlie & Will Sexton with Shannon McNally
And if you don't have a fan or money on hand, there are other ways to donate.
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