The 4th Annual Easter Vigil

The Front Porch is elated to announce this year’s Easter Vigil, featuring Kevin Russell of Shinyribs and the Shiny Soul Sisters (Shinyribs was voted Austin Band of the Year at this year’s Austin Music Awards), Erin Ivey, John Burnett, Chucky Black, Gregory Eaton, Ronda Rutledge, and many more. Join us on Saturday, April 20th at sunset (8:02 PM) for this annual celebration. We’re at a new location, but we’re bringing along a lot of familiar faces!

This years vigil will be held at Sam’s Town Point, which is located just off the corner of Slaughter and Manchaca, pictured below.

Learn more about this South Austin dancehall in this Austinot article titled, Sam’s Town Point Honky Tonk Bar Makes Friends out of Strangers. This classic dive was Kevin Russell’s suggestion for this year’s vigil-venue and we listened. The address is 2115 Allred Dr, Austin, TX 78748.

If you’ve never experienced The Front Porch Easter Vigil before, it’s truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Join us as representatives of faith communities all over Austin come together with a number of our city’s finest artists to celebrate one of Christianity’s greatest gifts and insights: the emergence of life from the dead, of light from the dark.

This year’s Vigil will feature live music from some of our city’s finest musicians, spoken word from some of our city’s strongest voices, religious traditions from some of our finest faith leaders, food, drink, a call to open table Communion to those of all beliefs, dancing, socializing, and so much more. Don’t miss out on the biggest night of the year on the Front Porch.

The 2019 Front Porch Easter Vigil is sponsored by All Saints’ Episcopal Church, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, St. George’s Episcopal Church, The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, The “Soul of a Musician” Series, Kevin Russell, and The Front Porch.

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