Are you feeling the need to get out and see some live music this weekend? If so, we’ve got some great options for you. Everything from Euphoria Fest (get your tickets here,) to Rodney Crowell, and legendary local metal act Agony Column, we know you’ll love our choices! Read on below to see what other bands you can see this weekend!
Thursday, April 6th
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Longtime Austin musician Patrice Pike will be performing at the Saxon Pub this weekend for Thursday night residency to get listeners ready for the weekend ahead. With great rock-pop tracks such as “I Used to Hold You.” you can’t go wrong with Pike’s honest songs and great guitar playing. So if you are looking to get your weekend started earlier, the Saxon Pub on South Lamar is a great place to do it.
April 6th | 8pm | Saxon Pub | 1320 South Lamar Austin, Texas 78704
Friday, April 7th
Born and raised in Crosby, Texas, Rodney Crowell has become one of Texas’ best singer-songwriters. Releasing his album Close Ties this week, Crowell will be making an appearance at Austin’s famous Waterloo Records for an in-store appearance, where a lucky few will get to hear Crowell perform a few songs from the record. Remember to get to Waterloo early in order to guarantee a spot for the performance.
April 7th | 1 pm | Waterloo Records | 600 A. North Lamar, Austin, TX 78703
Citing Death Cab For Cutie, Jack Johnson, and Postal Service as influences touring American songwriter and rapper Gnash will be performing at Emo’s this Friday, April 7. Sure to include hits such as “I Love You, I Hate You,” in his set list, be sure to grab your tickets while you still can.
Friday, April 7th | 1 pm | Waterloo Records | 600A N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78703
Croy and the Boys are a traditional Austin country band with one small twist, they have an accordion player. Sounding very much like the sounds you would hear at Austin landmarks such as The Broken Spoke, if you are looking to get a taste of how Austin’s music scene used to be, then Austin Beer Garden and Brewery is where you should be this Friday.
April 7th | 8pm | Austin Beer Garden and Brewery | 1305 W. Oltorf Austin, TX 78704
Returning for its 6 year at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, the Euphoria Fest is back with a slew of DJ’s and other performers who will blow the doors off your weekend with an incredibly fun party lasting for three days.
April 6th-9th |Thursday: 6pm – 12am Friday: 2pm – 2am Saturday: 12pm – 2am Sunday: 12pm – 12am | Carson Creek | 8500 Hergotz Ln, Austin, TX 78742
Portland Asian dance-rock band The Slants will be making their way to the Spiderhouse Ballroom this weekend to promote their latest effort The Band Who Must Not Be Named. Fresh out of a Supreme Court case over their chosen name, The Slants make great music that should not be missed. Check out the music video for “Sour Love” to hear the infectiousness of this band.
April 7th | 9pm | Spider House | 2906 Fruth Street Austin, Texas 78705
Long time Austin metal act Agony Column will be performing at a new venue in town called Grizzly Hall over on Riverside Drive this weekend. Performing alongside acts such as Ignitor, Syrus, and Shadow Spectrum, Agony Column is certain to be an intense start to your Saturday so get your tickets while you still can.
April 7th | 9pm | Grizzly Hall | 2015 East Riverside Dr. Building 4, Austin, Texas 78741
Check out Saturday’s recommended shows on the next page!
Saturday, April 8
The Beaumonts at The White Horse
Playing old fashioned humorous country tunes from Lubbock, TX The Beaumonts and their raunchy humor will have no laughing in no time. Going on at midnight, you’ll want to arrive to catch this band perform a full set.
April 8th | Midnight | The White Horse | 500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702
Hailing from the musical city of Athens, Georgia, touring country group Drive By Truckers have built up a dedicated following over their 19-year run. Performing a Tiny Desk Concert concert for NPR last year, we truly get a taste of the group’s musical abilities and their love for blues and country music. Get your tickets here.
April 8th | 7pm | Stubbs | 801 Red River Austin, TX 78701
Check out Sunday’s recommended shows on the next page!
Sunday, April 9th
The Cornell Hurd Band at AGBG
To close out our musical selections for this week, we’ve got the Cornell Hurd Band playing at Austin Beer Garden and Brewery. Playing a combination of country, swing, and bluegrass, the group will be performing at AGBG’s for their weekly Sunday Best series. With songs such “I Cry, Then I Drink, Then I Cry,” there isn’t much not to love about the Cornell Hurd Band, so if you are looking for some good country groups, then come down to the ABGB.
April 9th | 4pm | Austin Beer Garden and Brewery | 1305 W. Oltorf Austin, TX 78704
Looking to the future:
At The Drive In
After taking a 15 year break between their albums, El Paso band At The Drive In will be releasing their new record in•ter a•li•a on May 5th. The band will be performing at Stubbs on June 7th as part of their US tour, to showcase songs from their new LP as well as old favorites. For fans who choose to do so, the band is offering a copy of the new LP with every ticket purchase.
June 5th| 7 pm | Stubbs | 801 Red River Austin, TX 78701
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