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- April 27, 2017

Aus10™ Live: Here’s The Live Music You Must See This Weekend, April 27-30, 2017

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Thursday, April 27th

 

Bruce Robison

With hits such as “Angry All the Time” and “Travelin’ Solider,” Austin based singer-songwriter Bruce Robison knows how to write great songs that keep fans engaged album after album. Releasing his debut record in 1995, Robison is back with his latest self-titled record with his new band Bruce Robison and The Back-Porch Band. Performing songs from the LP this week at Waterloo Records, Robison will be playing an in-store performance with refreshments provided by Shiner Beer.

April 27th | 5pm | Waterloo Records | 600A North Lamar

Peter Cetera

Best known for his time as a bassist in the band Chicago, Peter Cetera left the group in 1985 to pursue a successful solo career. While Cetera has not released a new record since 2004, this stop in Austin will be a part of a comeback tour with his seven-piece band, performing all the old hits that Chicago fans love.

April 27th | 8pm | The Paramount Theatre | 713 Congress Ave.

Flagship

Out to support their latest EP Faded, North Carolina band Flagship has continued to release dreamy and anthem style tunes that resonate with their audience. Sharing the stage with Nashville based act Mona on this tour, its sure to be a bright and colorful show with plenty of great music to listen to.

April 27th | 8pm | Stubbs | 801 Red River

The Peterson Brothers

 Known around Austin for their tight riffs and Red Hot Chili Peppers style bass lines, The Peterson Brothers will set any club they play at on fire, with their original and awe inspiring tunes that tear the house down. Now in their late teens and early 20’s, these two brothers are not an act to miss on the local music circuit.

April 27th | 8pm | Shady Grove | 1624 Barton Springs Road

 

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Friday, April 28th

 

Oddisee

Known for being a part of the rap group Low Budget Crew, Washington DC rapper Oddisee is currently starting a solo career which has been incredibly successful. With singles such as “NNGE” demonstrating his creativity and smooth, but quiet intensity, Oddisee is not an artist to miss when he comes through town.

April 28th | 9pm | Empire Control Room | 606 East 7th Street

Tomar and The FC’s

 It’s surprising that Tomar and The FC’s are not a more talked about band in Austin. Releasing funk songs that you won’t be able to stop spinning, Tomar and his group are a fiery act that will turn’s Austin struggling music scene on its head once you see them perform live.

April 28th | 8pm | Empire Control Room | 606 East 7th Street

Go Fever

Born in Australia, Acey Monaro began performing solo gigs in Sydney in her mid-twenties hoping to start a career in music. While on vacation in Austin, she met the future bassist for her band (who would also become her husband) and she relocated to Austin permanently. Making a name for herself with her dream pop music, Monaro has become one of Austin’s best songwriters for her breezy songs and gorgeous voice, with her new band Go Fever being just the beginning.

April 28th | 10pm | Stubbs | 801 Red River Street

State Champs

 Coming up at a time when pop punk was considered dead, Maryland band State Champs have churned out some of the catchiest songs in the now revived genre. With smash hits such as “Secrets” the bands energy is boundless, with infectious hooks that will make you an instant fan. Currently supporting their latest LP Around the World and Back, State Champs are showing no signs of slowing down.

April 28th | 6pm | Emo’s | 2015 E. Riverside Dr.

 

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Saturday, April 29th

 

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

 Known for his time in the California pop punk act Something Corporate and later Jack’s Mannequin, pianist Andrew McMahon has once again started a new project with more pop leanings in his new project Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. Still a master at the piano, McMahon still has an incredible knack for writing songs that are incredibly emotive and passionate, demonstrating the same drive he expressed 15 years ago.

April 29th | 6:30pm | Emo’s | 2015 E. Riverside Dr.

 

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Sunday, April 30th

Growl

 Growl is an Austin indie band that will take you back to the 90’s with their loud garage sound with songs such as “Suhferring.” Performing a free in store at Waterloo Records to celebrate the release of their new LP Won’t You, Growl is going to be one for the nostalgia, so be sure to catch this band if you are downtown.

April 30th | 5pm | Waterloo Records | 600A North Lamar

Looking to the future: 

 

Sigur Ros

While Iceland’s best known band Sigur Ros won’t be coming to Austin until June, their two- night performance is certain to sell out soon. Performing at ACL Live, there is no bad seat in the house and the acoustics are perfect for this bands calming and dreamy music.

June 9th-10th | 8pm | ACL Live | 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd.

Featured photo: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

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