BABES FEST 2017


BABES FEST is an independent comedy, music and film festival promoting and amplifying self-identifying women in the arts.

3 days. 3 locations. 50+ artists in comedy, music, film and art. Produced by #bossbabesATX, BABES FEST is an annual festival in Austin, Texas and travels nationwide. Why? Well, this. And women kick ass.

/comedy: First, we'll ascend upon The North Door on July 27 with babe AF comedy, featuring sketch, stand-up and improv artists.

/film: Then, we'll transform the Austin School of Film warehouse on July 28 into a dreamscape showcase, debuting and screening more than 25+ narrative, nonfiction and experimental works by self-identifying women and nonbinary filmmakers.

/music: To close on July 29, BABES FEST will take residence within the walls of Empire Control Room & Garage with two multi-genre stages.

/art: surprise performances, installations, weird combinations. come and see.

1-day and 3-day passes available. $30 earlybird 3-day passes available now.


About BABES FEST: BABES FEST is an independent music, comedy and film festival. We hold an annual festival in Austin, Texas and travel nationwide. 

About #bossbabesATX: Through our work, we hope to foster community, conversation and commerce around women in creative industry and the arts and women-owned businesses. Our productions center on personal and professional development, activism, the arts, entrepreneurialism, and community infrastructure. We believe intersectionality, informed decision-making, sharing professional resources and actively advocating for women's rights and the rights of marginalized peoples are inherently valuable. *Our events prioritize the voices of self-identifying women and non-binary folks. We are not gender-discriminant; all are welcome to attend.

About The LINE HotelOpening in Spring 2018, the LINE ATX will be a cultural center for local and emerging artists, reflecting their stories and sharing a vision for the LINE as an inclusive, rooted, and pioneering hotel in Austin.