2024 Paramount Gala

JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS

Rock leather from head-to-toe, paint your nails black, and make sure every accessory is studded – we’re going full punk rock on May 11th. We’re shutting down Congress Avenue to turn downtown and the Paramount into 70s and 80s punk clubs with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts headlining this annual celebration of our beloved theatres. Thrashing and pogoing optional.

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

EVENT DETAILS

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store for this night of rock anthems!

6pm
Cocktail hour under the Paramount Marquee with an all-vinyl set from DJ Billie Buck and DJ Sue

7pm
Show starts at the Paramount Theatre

8:30pm – Midnight
Punk vibes and dinner on Congress Avenue

  • Nosh on your favorite bar foods amped up with an elevated twist from iconic Austin restaurants
  • Dance, thrash or pogo for the rest of the night to the greatest hits, performed by SKYROCKET!
  • Shop the silent auction to benefit the Paramount & State Theatres

Get your rock outfit inspo and start planning your Gala look here!

THANK YOU

Thank you to our community – Gala chair, committee members, Century Club members, table and ticket buyers, volunteers and auction donors – you make the magic possible!

More exciting names announcing soon!

GALA CHAIR

Casey Rowe

GALA COMMITTEE

Kathleen Ash
Dayne Damme
Vickie Dunlevy
Lauren Garcia
Janie Gonzalez
Kathleen Seiders
Krysta Stauch

AUCTION DONATION

Support the Paramount & State Theatres with an auction donation!

YOUR IMPACT

This fundraiser directly supports two of Austin’s oldest venues. Your purchase of a tax-deductible package or tickets helps:

  • advance world-class, diverse programming across all genres – music, comedy, spoken word, drag, and so much more
  • serve more than 35,000 Central Texas students through in-person arts programs
  • support historic preservation projects to protect Austin’s most historic stages
  • pay artists and performers and bring 600+ events to downtown Austin