What to do this weekend: 7/14-7/17

Austin musician Gary Clark Jr.

Our weekly suggestions of Austin- and Texas-centric music, by no means exhaustive or complete. For full listings visit http://do512.com/.

Thursday, July 14:

esmeSee the very excellent Colorado-native Esmé Patterson. She is not a Texan but the editor of this site is from Colorado and makes me include notable Colorado acts in this list (Editor’s note: I do.). 8:00pm @ The Sidewinder, $12.

Also tonight: Antone’s Anniversary with Gary Clark Jr, Barbara Lynn, Don Leady & his Rockin’ Revue, and Jack Montesinos. 7:00pm @ Antone’s, $20.

Friday, July 15:

nightowlsA chance to catch 3 Austin bands on one bill: The Nightowls EP Release, with Magna Carda, and Cari Q. The Nightowls and Magna Carda and two bands gaining a lot of buzz right now in Austin. 7:00pm @ the Historic Scoot Inn, $15.

Saturday, July 16:

Try and see cool (and weird) conceptual band Ghostland Observatory. 7:30pm @ the Whitewater Music Amphitheater, prices vary.

rubyIf that’s not your scene, you’ve also got Ruby & the Reckless Rainbow Video Release, along with MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR, and Smile. 8:00pm @ the Historic Scoot Inn, $10.

Sunday, July 17:

queensFor Queens of the Stone Age fans: a celebration of their music with members of Austin bands Megafauna, The Midnight Stroll, Black Books and more. 7:00pm @ the Mohawk Austin, $6.

Or, some garage rock to finish out the week: The Bad Lovers with San Antonio band The Bolos. 7:00pm @ Hotel Vegas.



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