The Fringe Festival Preview Party takes place at the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar. The fun there starts Friday at 7:30 p.m. Come early to make sure you get a spot.
Hill Country Barbecue is another great option for free live music. Their “Backyard Barbecue” concerts take place on the west lawn of the National Building Museum. First shows Friday and Saturday start at 5:30 p.m. with “doors” opening at noon.
Some of their free performances this weekend include Moot Davis and Scott Kurt.