Ready to Rock the Cap10K: Quiet Company and The Nightowls

Austin, TX – (March 2, 2016)
Statesman Capitol 10,000 organizers and participants aren’t the only ones warming up for the approaching spring race. Quiet Company and The Nightowls are also tuning up for their respective performances at the popular Finish Line Festival after the race on April 10, 2016.
The Nightowls, a southern soul band that released their debut in 2014 to widespread acclaim, will take the stage first at the Finish Line Festival from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Quiet Company, known for their energetic live indie rock shows and winner of Rock Band of the Year during SXSW 2014, will follow at 9:30-10:15 a.m. and then again at 10:30-11:15 a.m.

“Participating in the Cap10K is an experience, with its own unique rhythm and energy. The same can be said of Quiet Company and The Nightowls,” said Jeff Simecek, Cap10K Race Director. “We’re so pleased that both bands will be performing and infusing the Finish Line Festival with their unique music and style.”

“Quiet Company is looking forward to being the motivating force at the finish line for this year’s Cap10K,” said band member Tommy Blank. “We’re gonna try and give as much energy to the runners at the Finish Line Festival as they put into the race.” Information on Quiet Company is available at and (817) 874-9565.

“We’re honored to be performing at such a legendary Austin event,” said founder of The Nightowls, Ryan Harkrider. “We hope that participants are ready to dance in their running shoes because we’re going to get everyone movin’ and groovin’ after they cross the finish line!”


Information on The Nightowls is available at and (901) 487-1182. This year, the Cap10K will benefit The Trail Foundation. The Trail Foundation helps protect and enhance the Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake through careful improvements to the Trail and advancing conservation. In its 39th year, the Cap10K is the largest 10K race in Texas and one of the top 10 in the nation. The Cap10K began in 1978 with 3,400 participants. In 2015, the race had more than 18,000 registered participants. Additional race information, including how to register, is available at