Tonight

Turbo Fruits at Mohawk. Nashville garage rock group, started by a former member of Be Your Own Pet, recorded its recent album, "Butter," with Spoon’s Jim Eno. With Sweet Talk. 9 p.m. $10. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com.

Also playing: Eli Young Band and JT Hodges at Emo’s East; Reagan Youth, Capital Scam, Dust Angel, Before Dishonor, Sober Daze at the 29th St. Ballroom; World Racketeering Squad, Doc Holiday and the Frankenstein’s Monster and Holiday Island at Flamingo Cantina; the Hang, Mayeux & Broussard, Brian Pounds at the Hole in the Wall; the Nouns, Bell Riots and the Spoils at the Scoot Inn.

Friday

The Babies at Mohawk. Collaboration between members of Woods and Vivian girls draw from a well that includes mellow, sometimes fuzzy guitar pop, quirky folk and garage rock. With Deep Time and Gal Pals. 9 p.m. $10. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com.

Also playing: Nazi Gold, Mirror Travel, SuR, Marriage and Haints at Beerland; Butch Hancock, Denny Freeman at the Saxon Pub; Lola Cola, Kay Leotard, Suspirians, Get Action DJs at Hotel Vegas; Salesman, Little Radar, Summer Swells, Obscured by Echoes and Kinky Machine at Holy Mountain; Ashes of Babylon, 27 Lights at Flamingo Cantina.

Saturday

Milkdrive at the Cactus Cafe. Austin bluegrass/roots outfit Milkdrive bring their high level of musicianship and mellow, sometimes sad songs to the Cactus. 8 p.m. $15. 2247 Guadalupe St. cactuscafe.org.

Also playing: Eagle Claw, Dixie Witch, the Blind Pets, Bridge Farmers at Holy Mountain; Wild Bill Country Christmas at the Hole in the Wall; Sour Bridges, Once Per Axis, the Black Owl Society at the Scoot Inn; Bryan Adams at ACL Live; Patty Griffin and her Driver at the Continental Club (sold-out).

Sunday

My Jerusalem at Stubb’s. This self-described "post-modern gothic soul" band, led by the dark howl of frontman Jeff Klein, released a new album, "Preachers," in 2012. With Frank Smith. 8 p.m. $9 801 Red River St. stubbsaustin.com.

Also playing: Marcia Ball at Antone’s; Silversun Pickups, Youngblood Hawke and IAmDynamite at Emo’s East; Moneywell Spunt and Ben Ballinger at the Hole in the Wall; Patty Griffin and her Driver at the Continental Club (sold-out); the Resentments at the Saxon Pub.

Monday

The Austin Steamers at Hole in the Wall. Austin string band’s 2012 self-titled release showcases tight playing and a repertoire that includes bluegrass as well as country and folk. Part of a Monday residency at the Hole in the Wall. With Christy Hays and Her Sunday Best and Mother Merey and the Black Dirt. 8 p.m. Free. 2538 Guadalupe St. holeinthewallaustin.com.

Also playing: Kinky and Mexican Dubwiser at Stubb’s; Lonelyland at the Saxon Pub.

Tuesday

Whiskey Shivers at Antone’s. Tuesday residence from this Austin bluegrass group adds a bit of holiday cheer this week with Wild Bill’s Honky-Tonk Holidaze and Mike and the Moonpies. 7 p.m. $5. 213 W. Fifth St. antones.net.

Also playing: Ola Podrida and A.D. Blood at Mohawk; Marina And The Diamonds and Icona Pop at Emo’s East; Susan Torres y Conjunto Clemencia at the Scoot Inn; Wintercamp with Emily Bell, Jonny Burke, Elijah Ford and the Bloom at Holy Mountain.

Wednesday

The Sword at Emo’s East. Austin metal favorites check in at home in the middle of a North American and European tour that will take them to Germany and Sweden. With Gypsyhawk and American Sharks. 9 p.m. $17. 2015 E. Riverside Drive. emosaustin.com.

Also playing: Special guest, Kill the Client, Camp X-Ray and Naw Dude at Mohawk; The Story So Far, Seahaven, Thieves, Worthwhile and The News Can Wait at Red 7.