If genre-blending singer-songwriter Kali Uchis is not on your radar now, she will be soon. She her live at this month’s Red Bull Sound Select Austin showcase at The Parish with Rose Quartz and Mélat. it will be the last chance to see her live in Austin (and for this cheap!) before the big fall fest.
Dallas rapper and producer Blue, The Misfit makes his return to Austin for a headlining concert at Red 7 this weekend. He’ll by joined by a slew of local/regional talent, including LNS Crew member Kydd Jones.
Local Afrobeat purveyors Hardproof continue their May residency at Empire Control Room & Garage on Thursday night. They will be joined by two of the best young Austin-based bands, all for under $10. Can’t beat it.
New Orleans bilingual indie rockers Sweet Crude are on tour and making their way to Austin for a headlining concert at Mohawk. They’ll be joined by Calliope Musicals and Slomo Drags. Don’t let a little rain keep you from missing this concert.
Thursday nights at Empire Control Room & Garage belong to Hard Proof this month. The instrumental collective inspired by the sounds of Fela Kuti are paying tribute to the African legend with special guest Kalu James for this one. Special guests Cilantro Boombox and DJ Mahealani open the show.
Lots of soul this Friday night at Stubb’s as Austin-based soul group The NIGHTOWLS celebrate the vinyl release of their debut album. Akina Adderly & The Vintage Playboys open the show.
Thursdays in May are all about Hard Proof at Empire Control Room & Garage. The local Afrobeat fusionists headline four nights with incredible local support from various genres. If you’re looking for local goodness, there is no better place to be on Thursday nights.
The legendary Wu-Tang emcee Killah Priest is on tour in support of his upcoming album, Planet of The Gods. Gensu Dean, Mindz of A Different Kind and more support. Enter our drawing for chance to win tickets to the show. #realhiphop
New Jersey-bred alternative/emo band The Early November are on tour in support of their upcoming album, Imbue. They are making their way to Austin with touring mates Lydia and Restorations. Enter our drawing for a chance to win tickets to the Austin concert at Mohawk.
Author & Punisher is an industrial doom and drone metal, one man band utilizing primarily custom fabricated machines/controllers and speakers. Enter our drawing for a chance to win tickets to see him live in Austin at Holy Mountain.
San Francisco based guitar-drum duo Two Gallants are on tour with Blank Range. The tour is making its way to Austin next week for a stop at Red 7. Enter our drawing for a chance to win tickets to the show.
Oakland-based conscious bass music record label Street Ritual is teaming up with ScoreMore Shows for their “takeover” showcase in Austin at Vulcan Gas Company. We have two chances for you to win tickets to the show.
Popular blues-rock virtuoso Patrick Sweany co-headlines with Sweet Spirit this weekend at Red 7. Sweany will be performing with full band at this show. Enter our drawing for a chance to win tickets to the show.
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Torres is on tour with Aero Flynn. The tour is making its way to Austin for a stop at Mohawk this weekend. Enter our drawing for a chance to win tickets to the show.
Austin’s premier music store Rock N Roll Rentals is celebrating the opening of their new north location with a proper grand opening back featuring performances from Peligrosa, Shivery Shakes and MODAL. Lots more good stuff, so check out the details.
Austin’s best monthly hip-hop party pays tribute to The Native Tongues collective at Empire Control Room & Garage this weekend. Dance your ass off to the best from A Tribe Called Quest, Jungle Brothers, Monie Love and more.
Red River faves of yesteryear Built By Snow are performing for the first time in a long time this weekend at Holy Mountain. If you were in Austin from 2006-2010, this excites you. If you weren’t here yet, take advantage of the opportunity to see one of Austin’s best kept secrets.
Odd Future frontman Tyler, The Creator is making his way to Austin with Taco Bennett in June for a headlining concert at Emo’s. The homies at ScoreMore Shows hooked us up with a pair of tickets to the show to give away to one of you lucky bastards. Enter now.
There is soul and there is southern soul. Lee Fields & The Expressions are bringing some real southern soul to Austin for a headlining concert at The Parish with The Tontons this Sunday night.
This weekend DIN Productions presents Doyle (featuring legendary ex-Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein) with HEAVYGRINDER at Red 7. Have your mom wash your Crimson Ghost t-shirt because it is going to be epic.