Friday, July 22nd
As the son of reggae star Bob Marley, Stephen Marley has made a name for himself within the reggae genre as an artist who can stand on his own. For the reggae fans in town, Marley will be taking the stage at the Empire Control Room and Garage this Friday evening to perform his soulful reggae tunes that will make you reminisce about his father, while also celebrating his legacy.
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Coming to Texas all the way from Pennsylvania, The Stargazer Lilies are a pop group that perform dreamy songs that will allow you to ease into the weekend easily. With tracks such as “Ury,” a b-side from their second record, the band takes you away and allows you to forget your worries and focus on the weekend ahead. As far as we are concerned, there is nothing better.
After forming in college in 2012, this Lubbock based country band began having big dreams of rising to the top in the country music scene. While they are still climbing their way up, their songs prove they have what is needed to succeed and become successful in music. With tracks as “Summertime Love” the band will make its way into your heart easily, so if you want to check out their show this weekend, you can head over to Stubbs.
Tickets: $10.00 (advance) $12.00 (day of show)
Bringing together the influences of many of the blues greats, sibling band The Moeller Brothers have been a local act around Austin for quite some time now, letting their audience experience their passion and expertise for music that only sibling musician can share. While the band consists of only two main members, after watching their live performance they prove that they can do quite a bit on their own..
Saturday, July 23rd
Formed in 2000 in Long Island, New York, Brand New would become one of the most influential emo band’s of the early 2000’s, leading them to gain a very devoted fan base throughout their career. After recording their 2008 album Daisy, rumors of a breakup began to spread, though the band denied those claims. They have since announced that will be breaking up in the coming year. To celebrate their last tour together, Brand New will be joining Modest Mouse for a full tour where both acts will be playing headlining sets. Something that is not to be missed, head out to 360 Amphitheater this weekend to watch Brand New for the last time.
If you are an Explosions in the Sky fan, then you can’t go wrong with seeing Groove Think this weekend. A local band, Groove Think performs progressive and dreamy tracks that are a great way to kick off your Saturday evening. With tunes such as “Think Again” from their most recent album Intellect, Groove Think has made a great impression and we hope that you will love them too.
Tickets: At The Door
Hip hop group Rhye will be coming to Austin to perform at The Mohawk this weekend to play their relaxed hip hop tracks such as “The Fall,” which incorporates elements of jazz and pop to make the song sound fresh and exciting.
Fear of Men will be hitting the stage at The Barracuda this weekend to perform their indie rock hits such as “Green Sea,” a mid-tempo track that shows the band members talents in a convincing light, while urging you to listen to more of their music.
Performing their songs “Kids” live at Jam In The Van, we get the sense that The Frights, a surf-punk band from San Diego, have what it takes to get crowds going crazy at their shows. To get a taste of what The Frights sound like live, than head on over to Stubbs this Saturday night to see what it’s all about.
Tickets: $13.00 (advance) $15.00 (day of show)
Sunday, July 24th
Continuing this Sunday with their regular Sunday Best series, Austin Beer Garden and Brewery will be having The Cornell Hurd Band perform live. With steel pedal guitars and deep vocals from this traditional country band, there is no better way to wind down your weekend than listening to the sweet sounds of one of our favorite local acts.
Photo via Stephen Marley on Faccebook.