Friday, August 26th

United We Jam at AustinMusicPeople

The second UnitedWeJam put on by AustinMusicPeople, will be happening this weekend all over town. A two-day music and voter registration event, Austin artists will be performing to celebrate our unique music scene and the fight to keep it alive.

The Used at Emos

Releasing their self-titled album in 2002, Utah band The Used would become huge in the emo scene for their emotional and raging music that struck a chord with young people everywhere. 14 years after its release, they are celebrating the record by going on tour to perform it in its entirety. While the group no longer consists of the original lineup that played on the LP, this show is sure to be a wild one, so head out to Emo’s and relive the memories that you have of this album.

Tickets: $29.50 (advanced) $33.50 (at door)

Los Tigres del Norte at ACL Live

Based in San Jose, California, nortena ensemble Los Tigres del Norte will be hitting the stage at ACL Live to bring some cultural flavor to Austin. With catchy songs such as “Jefe De Jefes” this will be one of the punchiest Mexican bands you will hear in a long time.

Tickets: $59.89-$89.00

J Philip at Kingdom

If you want to get your weekend rocking, then J Phillip may be right up your alley. Based in San Francisco, this EDM (electronic dance music)  singer releases songs with slick beats and incredible vibes. After hearing songs such as “Get Low,” you won’t be able to stop listening to J Phillip for the entire weekend.

Tickets: $10.00-$20.00

Downtown Brown at Spider House

Downtown Brown is a funk and metal band from Detroit, who are now based in Los Angeles. With a live show filled with a fiery stage presence and infectious songs, Downtown Brown will definitely add a kick to your weekend. Check out their live album Hot Part (below) to get a feel for their live show.

Saturday, August 27th

The Used at Emos

While The Used will be celebrating the release of their debut on Friday, they are coming back to Emos again on Saturday to play their second album In Love and Death, released in 2004. The last record to feature original drummer Branden Steineckert, this record was filled with songs to fit every emotion. So if you want to spend the weekend listening to two great albums, Emo’s is the right place to be.

Tickets: $29.50 (advanced) $33.50 (at door)

Lincoln Durham at The Parish

With a sound that has been compared to Nick Cave and Jack WhiteLincoln Durham puts on a passionate live show that is perfect for a small environment such as The Parish. With tracks such as “Creeper,” we can’t think of a better artist to spend your Saturday night with.

Tickets: $15.00-$17.00

Manic Focus at Empire Control Room

Hailing from St. Paul, Minnesota, funk and hip hop artist Manic Focus will be bringing his soulful music to the Empire Control Room this weekend, making your Saturday night a saucy one. With tracks such “Bumpin’ The Voodoo” we are certain that Manic Focus will become one of your favorite artists.

Tickets: $8.00

Sunday, August 28th

Broods at Emos

Sounding similar to artists such as Tove Lo, Broods who hail from New Zealand, will be coming to Emos this week to add some spice to Austin. With their new single “Heartlines,” Broods has an addicting sound that will become lodged in your head immediately.

Tickets: $22.50 (advance) $24.50

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band at ACL Live

Texas musician Lyle Lovett will be returning to ACL Live this Sunday for a two-night performance on Saturday and Sunday (Saturday is already sold out) to perform his soulful tunes that Texans will love. With songs such as “If I Had a Boat,” you will get a chance to see what Lovett sounds like in a live setting, and if you like what you hear, he would be a great performer to wrap up your weekend with.

Tickets: $49.00-$99.00


Featured photo: The Used, Bright Music Photography

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If you would like to read more of Lauren Gribble’s features, you can head to her website Listen Here Reviews.

 

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