FOMO has always been real in Austin, Texas. With a vibrant music scene, a flourishing film culture, and a spirit that fosters everything creative, unique, and *ahem* WEIRD, it is easy to feel overwhelmed with the countless possibilities of what to do with your evening. And then there’s tomorrow, and the day after that, and then the weekend. Oh dear! If only there was a singular fount of information that intuitively organized all the happenings, events, and goings-on in this exciting city. Well, luckily for the citizens of Austin, Do512 is just that. Made up of a team that loves to enjoy interesting and fun things to do in Austin, they, for the last 10 years, have been making sure that everyone else in town can also join the party. The Do512 website is an incredible resource that not only keeps the fun-seekers informed on all things happening, but also allows you to create an account to keep track of your favorite artists and events so you never miss out. Creating a profile is free and gives you access to enter countless exclusive giveaways. To learn more about Do512 and the exciting things going on near you, visit their website at do512.com.
Shock the Vote asked the team at Do512 a series of Shocking questions, this is what they had to say:
What does your organization do?
For over 10 years, we have served Austin as the best source of information for happy hours, parties, shows, and ways to do awesome stuff in Austin. Our team includes a cast of people just trying to have a good time in their city. We are music lovers, film nerds, parents, sports fans, and your best friends. We like to throw the best parties and are usually the last man standing at yours. Over 350,000 people use our site each month to discover, promote, and share events. Making a Do512 profile is FREE and it allows you to enter hundreds of ticket giveaways and exclusive prizes, as well as be the first to receive notifications when shows from your favorite artists are announced. Party better, y'all.
Why do you love Austin?
Austin is a unique city full of awesome people, places, and things. We have been encouraged by all of the community support and people coming together now more than ever to celebrate the beauty that this city has in every corner of town!
Why do you vote?
We vote to make sure our voices are heard! We vote to make the positive changes we want to see! We vote to support our community and continue to make our town the best that it can be!
Who is one of your favorite Austin entertainment groups?
We work with artists, musicians, production teams, creators, business people, venues, restaurants, and so much more. We are continually encouraged by each and every one working hard day to day to do what they love in the city they love.
Who is your favorite nonprofit organization in Austin?
Austin is full of amazing charitable organizations. Our Do512 Spotify playlist plays go directly to HAAM to support the health and well-being of artists in this town. Check them out here: 2019 Lounge Sessions: https://open.spotify.com/album/6pSPqv9bb8vqcq8yBwesdJ?si=LkjkfazqS1afM_N9K7_88Q 2018 Lounge Sessions: https://open.spotify.com/album/7um9dTwj0tUHPli5iAeqY8?si=JwKwDZZQSca-V5mNboPUCg 2017 Lounge Sessions: https://open.spotify.com/album/4GLGWJ92uu1eQ4XNhdSX9q?si=cwPx70PfTSuk3IF