ACL Live and W Austin present Friday Nights at TRACE

Josh Pearson + DJ Mike Swing

Free Live Music on the TRACE Patio at W Austin

Fri, October 23, 2020
4:00 pm

Start your weekend on a high note with FREE live music on the patio at TRACE (at W Austin), every Friday in October!

The evening begins with Josh Pearson (4p-6p) and then the party continues with DJ Mike Swing (6p-9p) on Friday, October 23.

Seating is limited to ensure a safe environment, so reserve your table in advance here:


Over the past twenty years, composer / guitarist / vocalist Josh Pearson has created a growing network and fanbase in the jam band culture.  He is a founding member of Moving Matter, Phish tribute A Live One & Talking Heads tribute HeartByrne, well known for their musical prowess and high energy improvisation.

Josh Pearson strives to change the world, one note at a time with his pop jam style music.  His catchy pop songs, reminiscent of John Mayer & Eric Clapton, lend way to funky, jazzy improvisation heavily influenced by his love for Phish & the Grateful Dead.

Josh has played several prominent music festivals including Phases of The Moon, Wakarusa, Camp Bisco, Euphoria, South By Southwest, Utopia & Highberry, among others.  He has shared the stage supporting well known acts such as Little Feat, Derek Trucks, Railroad Earth, Keller Williams, Soul Live & many others

Pearson continues to write and record new material while consistently building his brand and online presence.  With hundreds of shows and thousands of hours of playing, Josh has become an outstanding musician.

Josh Pearson:  guitar / keys / vocals / ableton


DJ Mike Swing has emerged as one of Austin’s most significant DJs. He performs weekly at some of the most respected venues in the Capital City from the upscale Rio Rooftop Lounge in downtown Austin, The Park in The Domain to the new Brew Exchange on West 6th Street. His resume spans more than a hundred events, including The 2012 Austin Redbull 3style Competition, Nike Human Race, The Austin Maxim Magazine party and opening-touring DJ for Usher, The Clipse and The Alkaholiks. Sought after for his open format style of music, his Djing style includes every genre of music from 80′s to Hip Hop, House, Electro, pop, alternative and rock.