Urban Music Festival 2019

March 29th & 30th

Friday, March 29th at 1:00pm
Auditorium Shores
900 W Riverside Dr.
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Event Description:

Don't miss the Urban Music Festival 2019 - a two-day, family-centric event that occurs in Austin, Texas, featuring the smoothest R&B, Jazz, Gospel, National and Local artists.  

More than 15,000 music revelers annually converge on Auditorium Shores to enjoy Austin’s only music festival focused on R&B, neo-soul and hip-hop music. The festival has consistently provided a venue for local performers as well as presented top national R&B acts that provide family-friendly entertainment. The Urban Music Fest 2019 (UMF) is celebrating its 14th year in late March. This year's festival is going to be a fun-filled weekend full of great entertainment and community participation.

The UMF is a landmark event and a testament to the devotion of all involved, from festival attendees to all the volunteers. On behalf of the UMF we would like to say thanks and to humbly request your continued support.

The UMF proudly plays a significant role in its local community as a part of the Austin Quality of Life Initiative. The UMF is focused on breaking new boundaries each year and will continue to do so as it aims to reach the hearts and minds of Urban music lovers where ever they may be, all are welcomed to join in the fun!

Allowed & Prohibited Items -

Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home and going through the "No Bag" line at the entrance if you are not bringing a bag with you into the park. If you are bringing a bag in, you'll be searched in the other lines. Respective signage will be at the entrance to help know which line to go through.


  • Baby Strollers
  • Backpacks (Standard school sized. No frames or camping gear)
  • Purse
  • Binoculars
  • Blankets, Sheets, Towels
  • Cameras - only nonprofessional photos and video cameras will be allowed, and must be without equipment attachments such as selfie sticks, tripods, and monopods
  • Selfie sticks
  • Empty CamelBak water bottles and hydration packs, and plastic or aluminum water bottles
  • Portable/collapsible chair (Individual seat only; no double wide or connecting chairs)
  • Umbrella (Hand-held ONLY and no bigger than 42 in. when open)
  • Water - you may bring two factory sealed bottles of water.
  • Portable cell phone chargers
  • Note: Items that are deemed to be unsafe, inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended may be confiscated on site


  • Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products
  • Any and all professional audio recording equipment
  • Professional cameras (SLR, DSLR) and professional recording (photo, video, audio) equipment (NO large professional detachable zoom lenses, stands, monopods, tripods, attachment sticks (selfie sticks ok) or other commercial equipment.
  • Any and all professional video equipment. No video recording will be allowed
  • Drones or any other remote flying device
  • Coolers of any kind. (Exceptions may be made for medical use)
  • Framed backpacks
  • Hammocks
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
  • Non-collapsible chairs
  • Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind, except 2 factory sealed bottles of water (up to 1 liter each)
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • Professional radios or walkie-talkies
  • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts or any personal motorized vehicles
  • Smoking is not allowed in all Austin parks, including Auditorium Shores (E-Cigarettes are allowed)
  • Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
  • Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed. No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, giveaways, samples, etc.
  • Weapons or explosives of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Bicycles inside festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
  • Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons)

What time will the gates open?

March 29, 2019 - March 30, 2019,  2 PM - 10 PM. Stay tuned for more info.

Exit & Re-Entry:

All passholders are allowed to enter and exit the festival as needed up to 3 times per day. You must be scanned upon exit at the gate in order to re-enter that same day. Passholders and their belongings will be searched upon entry and every re-entry to the park.