What to do this weekend: Halloweeeen

Our weekly suggestions of Austin- and Texas-centric music, by no means exhaustive or complete. For full listings visit http://do512.com/. Mind where you step in the vomit-filled gutters downtown this Halloween weekend.

3rd Annual Halloween Party featuring The Mammoths (as Black Sabbath), The Rare Birds (as Neil Young), Transit Method (as Jane’s Addiction), Phaseur (as Ween), Coattails (as Marilyn Manson) and Shapescenes (as Interpol). I fucking love it when bands dress up as other bands and do covers. Best part of Halloween, every year. The Gatsby, 8:00pm, FREE

rokyerickson

Roky Erickson

Third Annual Roky Erickson’s Celebration of a Family Curse. Sounds legit. Live recording of Roky Erickson performing “Evil One” with The Hounds of Baskerville, plus music from Jesse Vain, Dark Palaces, The Tennessee Stiffs and Royal Velvetee. Wolfsheild Ranch (7300 Cooper Ln), 4:00pm

For the classy SmackMadness readers, the Halloween Show with Miss Lavelle White and Jackie Venson. Costume contest included. Antone’s, 5:00pm, $5 at the door

Sunday, 10/30:

EPolkapocalypse with the Fabulous Polkasonics, Polish Pete & The Polka? I Hardly Know Her Band, Los Texamaniacs, and Brave Combo. I’m not saying I’ll 100% definitely be at this party, but I will 100% definitely be at this party. The Elisabet Ney Museum, 12:00pm, FREE

Polish Pete

Polish Pete & the Polka? I Hardly Know Her Band

Cactopus

Cactopus

Nightmare on 7th Street with Cactopus (editor’s note: woooo Colorado natives!!), TØMA, Food Group, Skip Hobbie, Duo Contra, and Tocaio. Dancing and costumes strongly encouraged. Expect tarot card readers. Empire Control Room & Garage, 8:00pm, FREE (except the $5 surcharge for minors, because Fuck You kids)

Monday, 10/31:

Everything is Halloween themed. Go anywhere, do anything, wear costumes.

Bonus Event, Wednesday, 11/2:

Rainbow Danger Club

Rainbow Danger Club

Catch Rainbow Danger Club, one of our editor’s top Shanghai bands who relocated to Austin (editor’s note: they are superb). Performing with Brandon Callies & The American Revival, Yes Sun Yes, and Seth Sherman. The Sahara Lounge, 7:00pm

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