THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN: August 13-19, 2012

THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN: August 13-19, 2012

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Antone’s – Little Brave

Austin Fashion Week – ongoing, multiple locations

The Blackheart – Mrs. Glass

Broken Spoke – Tony Harrison, Jesse Dayton

Continental Club – The Whiskey Sisters, Chili Cold Blood, Grady, Honky

Continental Club Gallery – Tameca Jones, Dan Dyer

Cypress Creek Cafe (Wimberley) – Bob Cheevers

Elephant Room – 3 Jazz Collective, Jitterbug Vipers

Flamingo Cantina – Henry + the Invisibles, Kabomba!

Frank – Jericho, 365 Colours, Like Monsters

Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon – Alvin Crow

Gruene Hall (Gruene) – The Trishas, Jason Eady

Guero’s Taco Bar – Matt Smith’s World

The Highball – Dale Watson

Lamberts – Masumi & the Gentlemen

Legendary White Swan – Matt Begley & Bitter Whiskey, The Dirty Charley Band, Red Dirt Rebellion

Mean Eyed Cat – Will Dupuy, Strung Like A Horse

Mohawk – Salesman, Baker Family, End Wave, Noise Revival Orchestra

One World Theatre – Kasey Chambers (two performances – 7pm and 9:30pm)

The Parish – RAW Austin Presents Radiate

Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse (Spicewood) – Tim Curry & The Trio, The Two Bitters, Houston Marchman

The Rattle Inn – Wood & Wire

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse {Downtown Austin} – Jeff Lofton Trio

Saxon Pub – Eightysixxed with David Holt, Cody Riley, Jordann Mitchell, Patrice Pike

Shady Grove – Ray Wylie Hubbard

The White Horse – Mike and the Moonpies, The In & Outlaws, Bluegrass Outfit

Friday, August 17, 2012

29th Street Ballroom @ Spider House – Holy Wave, The Wolf, The Zoltars, Low Times, Classy Nudes

Antone’s – Lost Bayou Ramblers, Whiskey Shivers

Austin Fashion Week – ongoing, multiple locations

Bass Concert Hall – Yanni

The Blackheart – Seryn

Broken Spoke – Texas Jamm Band

Continental Club – The Blues Specialists, The Ugly Beats, The Ripe, Bobby Jealousy

Continental Club Gallery – The Mike Flanigin Trio, The Robert Kraft Trio

Cypress Creek Cafe (Wimberley) – Texas Terraplanes

Elephant Room – Albanie & Her Fellas, James Polk’s Centerpeace

Flamingo Cantina – Don Chani, Radio La Chusma

Frank – Wood & Wire, Strung Like A Horse, Fire In The Kitchen

Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon – Scott Angle & The Cold Cold Hearts, Dane Sterling

Gruene Hall (Gruene) – The Derailers

Guero’s Taco Bar – Los Flames

Hill’s Cafe – Shad Blair

Lamberts – Masumi & the Gentlemen

Legendary White Swan – Bipolar Gentlemen, Spastic Shakes, The Rocky 5, Hipstererectomy

Mean Eyed Cat – Reverend Mudslyde’s Happy Hour Communion, La Tampiquena

Mohawk – Fang Island, Adebisi Shank, Boyfrndz

ND at 501 Studios – Return The Favor: Rick Broussard’s Two Hoots & A Holler, Churchwood, The Gourds, The Dickie Lee Erwin Band, Walter Daniels

One World Theatre – John Mayall (two performances – 7pm and 9:30pm)

The Parish – RAW Austin Presents Radiate

Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse (Spicewood) – Cody Riley Band, Ziggy Moonshine & The Bootleggers

The Rattle Inn – Nelo

Saxon Pub – Ghost Along The Brazos, Johnny Nicholas, Denny Freeman

Stubb’s – Sam Silva and The Good, Brandon Adams and The Sad Bastards

The White Horse – Hickoids, Poor Dumb Bastards, Austin Steamers

Threadgill’s North – Joel Guzman, Sarah Fox & Glenn Fukunaga

Threadgill’s South – The Gourds

Saturday, August 18, 2012

29th Street Ballroom @ Spider House – Teenage News, A Giant Dog, Bad Lovers, Sweat Lodge, Sexploits

ACL Live at Moody Theater – Crosby, Stills and Nash

Alamo Drafthouse Ritz – Cinema Cocktails: “Arthur” (3:30pm)

Antone’s – Joe Ely Band Reunion with David Grissom, Jimmy Pettit, Bobby Keys and Davis McLarty

Austin Fashion Week – ongoing, multiple locations

Broken Spoke – The Derailers

Continental Club – Redd Volkaert, Dale Watson & His Lone Stars

Continental Club Gallery – The Mike Flanigin Trio, Scarlett Olson

Cypress Creek Cafe (Wimberley) – Kim Meeks & Her Bad Habits

Elephant Room – Red Young Quartet

Flamingo Cantina – Hail! Marley

Frank – Whitman, The Gorgeous Hands, Three Leaf

Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon – Alan Haynes

Gruene Hall (Gruene) – The Band of Heathens, Jeff Strahan

Guero’s Taco Bar – Larry Lange & His Lonely Knights

Hill’s Cafe – David Prado

Legendary White Swan – Robert Alan Caldwell, Walker & The Texas Dangers, The Susquehanna Hat Co., Johnny Pabst

Mean Eyed Cat – Two Hoots & A Holler

Mohawk – Dunes, Hatchet Wound

ND at 501 Studios – Return The Favor: The Horsies, Sincola, The Fighting Brothers McCarthy, Walter Traggart, Why Not Satellite?, Mike Nicolai

Nutty Brown Cafe – Fond Kiser

Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse (Spicewood) – Danny Brooks, Charlie Montague

The Rattle Inn – Shane Pitsch and The Smokestack Revue

Saxon Pub – David Spann, Alex Zayas, Driver, Guy Forsyth, Sideshow Five

Stubb’s – Bad Veins, Stagnant Pools

The White Horse – Josh Lightnin’ & The Lonestar Drifters, White Ghost Shivers, Austin Steamers

Threadgill’s South – Eric Tessmer Band, John Evans

Whitewater Live Music Amphitheater – Gary Allan

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Antone’s – Timberos Del Norte

The Blackheart – Buxton

Continental Club – Junior Brown & The Lovely Tanya Rae, Heybale! with Redd & Earl & Dallas

Continental Club Gallery – Mike Flanigin Trio with Jake Langley

Elephant Room -Mike Sailors Quartet

Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon – Dale Watson

Gruene Hall (Gruene) – Ghosts Along The Brazos, Ruby Jane

Guero’s Taco Bar – Mitch Webb & The Swindles

Lamberts – Kevin Lovejoy & Friends

Mean Eyed Cat – Scott Angle & The Cold Cold Hearts, Carl Hutchens

Mohawk – Stewart Gersmann, The Bargain Scotch, Tara Craig

Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse (Spicewood) – Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars, Bracken Hale

The Rattle Inn – The Twall Brothers & George Devore

Saxon Pub – James Bullard, Matt Smith’s World, Resentments, Bobby Whitlock & Coco Carmel

Stubb’s – Gospel Brunch: The River City Christianettes

The White Horse – Conjunto Los Pinkys, Urban Achievers Brass Band, Bob Hoffnar’s Whitehorse Orchestra

Threadgill’s South – Wood & Wire, Aidan, Gospel Brunch: Gospel Silvertones


  1. Michael F. says:

    Lots of options, what are your recommendations?

    • You can never go wrong with live tunes at Antone’s, Continental Club or Saxon. Always stellar. Also a big fan of Mean Eyed Cat and a relatively newcomer to the scene, The Rattle Inn.

  2. Dorothy Metting says:

    Great info.. Gotta run fast to catch all these great events.. Got my runnin’ shoes on .

    Dorothy Ann Metting

    Sent from my iPhone

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