• Austin's NEW Destination for Live Music and Poetry  

    Our Next Show is Sunday July 16th

    *Tickets available Now

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    Encore is held at the Speakeasy, in the heart of downtown Austin.


    This three-level venue will feature:

    1st Floor | Main showroom; back lounge room with pool table, couches, and full bar

    2nd Floor | Mezzanine overlooking the 1st floor; full bar

    3rd Floor | Rooftop with two DJs spinnin' reggae, house, R&B, and real hip-hop;
    full bar; and a gorgeous view of the city

    Featured Community Organization

    *We will be taking donations at the door July 16th to support the Org.
    The mission of this nonprofit organization is to make a difference in the lives of homeless and underprivileged women and girls by providing them with feminine hygiene products. We accept pads, tampons, pantiliners, and individually wrapped feminine wipes.

  • Tickets

    Get Tickets to the Livest Music and Poetry Event in Austin!

    Pre-Sale General Admission | $11

    *Reserved Seat Ticket | $22

    *Reserved Table and Admission for 4| $95

    *Guarantees a seat until 8:45pm and includes Access to the VIP Express Entry Line


    Purchase tickets on our Eventbrite Page

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    Questions please Contact: Brandon

    at xplicitpoet@gmail.com or 817.403.7281


  • Featured Artists

    July 16th Showcase Lineup

    Sonia Moore

    R&B Songstress

    Amazing vocalist and has the stage Presence to Match.


    To her credit, the irrepressible Ms. Moore has under her belt national television appearances on hit shows such as Rick Dees, Arsenio Hall, American Music, "Out All Night" which starred seasoned songstress Ms. Patti LaBelle,Saturday Night Live, Party Machine, and a TV appearances VIA Satellite in Italy. She also appeared and was featured in music videos 2 Legit 2 Quit, Gaining Momentum with MC Hammer and Chk Chk Chk !!! One Girl/One Boy which was recently featured on ABC’s Trophy Wives. She was also cast in Spectrum Theatre’s ‘Once On This Island and received a great review from Broadway World.


    Sonia has been featured on MC Hammer's iconic album and videos on songs, “Legit 2 Quit" and "Gaining Momentum” certified platinum selling over 9 million units. Ms. Moore has lent her vocal talents working with artists like Chk Chk Chk!!!, Bavu Blakes, Crew 54, Government Mule, Jim Eno of The Spoons, Grammy winners Grupo Fantasma, Disney, Loveless Soundtrack and so many more! Sonia has 6 world Tours to her credit, touring with artists such as B Angie B, Jodeci, TLC, Boyz II Men, MC Hammer's "2 Legit 2 Quit", tour….Charming audiences across the globe, opening for artists like Bilal, SWV, Marsha Ambrosius, Lalah Hathaway, Will Downing, The Time to name a few.

    DJ Donte

    Your Favorite DJ

    UT graduate and member Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Donte is a veteran on the tables. He is a maestro on the 1's and 2's, keeping the party jumping and maintaining the right vibe at all times.

    DJ Kay Cali

    DJ and Host of the monthly hit event, Groove Theory

    One of the top DJ's in Austin nightlife, Kay Cali has brought her own sound to the scene. Spinning R&B, old and new school hip-hop, house, and more. She has been influenced by her West coast upbringing, but also has an East coast flare.

    Ashlee Harris (Ash the Floet)

    Spoken Word Artist/ Writer

    Ash the Floet is a spoken word artist, writer and screenwriter. Born and raised in Houston, TX, Ash creates work that is raw and powerful, focusing on topics like dating and relationships, feminism, racial and religious discrimination, body image, and love. She is currently working and writing in Austin, TX with a hope to one day change the world with her words.


    Poet/Activist (Dallas)

    Tro'juan Henderson is performance poet, as well as does advocacy for victims/survivors of various forms of intimate partner violence, also works as a teaching artist with DISD facilitating creative writing programs for youth around the city.

    Tree G

    The Romance of Austin

    Tree G Music is an electric vocal Powerhouse sure to command any stage she graces. Her Musical and Poetic gifts have allowed her to open up for National artists such as Ledisi, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Keith Sweat, Mario and Nikki Giovanni. She is an Entertainer, an Activist and the Romance of Austin giving music lovers permission to love themselves and treat others with compassion. Tree G is the Co-host and Resident Singer at Encore.

    Jen Major


    This Fiery Flutist draws inspiration from her upbringing in Tulsa, to her undergraduate studies in Gainesville, to the beginning of her professional career in Austin. She is classically trained in both flute and piano earning mentors such as Althea Rene, the first flute player to ever reach #1 on the billboard charts. With her passion for music and her vibrant attitude, Jen has since branched out into such genres as r&b, jazz, neo soul, and pop.

    DJ Urban Mellow

    Austin DJ

    Specializing in Reggae, House, Real Hip-Hop, and R&B. Co-Founder of Melanated Market Place.

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