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KOOP NightBeat Film Series: Sing Street

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Event Details

April 25, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Eastside Cinema
1156 Hargrave St
Austin, TX 78702


KOOP Radio

The KOOP Radio: Nightbeat Film Series returns to the Eastside Cinema on Thursday, April 25 with a special screening of Sing Street (2016). This film follows the story of Conor, a boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s who starts a band to escape his strained family life and impress a mysterious girl.

The Nightbeat Film Series is curated by the programmers and members of the primarily volunteer-run community radio station. Each selected film reflects the format of the programmer’s show on KOOP Radio and the artists they play and is inclusive of the station’s mission to serve Austin’s diverse community.

Event Details

Where: The Eastside Cinema – 1156 Hargrave St. (located inside the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex)

When: April 25 – Live DJ set by Saint Annie of Beat Happenings and The Lonesome Stranger 6-6:45pm, film at 7pm

Tickets available online


Set in Dublin during the 1980s, ‘Sing Street’ tells the story of Conor Lawlor, a teenage boy who forms a band to impress a girl named Raphina. Conor, dealing with the turmoil of his parents’ marital problems and financial struggles, finds solace in music. With the help of his friends, Conor starts a band named Sing Street, drawing inspiration from the musical trends of the era. As the band’s popularity grows, Conor discovers his own voice and identity amidst the challenges of adolescence, family, and first love.

Directed by John Carney