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

Produced by #bossbabesATX, BABES FEST is an annual festival in Austin, Texas and travels nationwide. Why? Well, this. And women kick ass. In 2017, we'll roll out the festival over the course of three days.

/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 transfrom 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.

About the partners

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 Hotel: Opening 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.