Tonight

Foreign Mothers, Quin Galavis and Ghetto Ghouls at Beerland. Three Austin-based bands gather for the first of two nights at Beerland to celebrate the release of "Live At Beerland," a tape release on the new LAFM (Like a Foreign Mother) label. 10 p.m. $5. 711 Red River St. beerlandtexas.com.

Also playing: Rosie and the Ramblers, Mayeux and Broussard and the Hang at Mohawk; Salesman, Baker Family, Royal Forest and Hikes at Holy Mountain; La Migra, Loteria and Key Bumpz at Hotel Vegas; Patrice Pike at the Saxon Pub; Charlie Hurtin and the Hecklers at the Continental Club.

Friday

The Music of Carole King and James Taylor at the Cactus Cafe. Former and current Austin-based musicians including Suzanna Choffel, Sahara Smith, Kacy Crowley, James Hyland, Jeremy Nail and Jazz Mills celebrate the music of Carole King and James Taylor. 8:30 p.m. $25. 2247 Guadalupe St. cactuscafe.org.

Also playing: Ty Segall, Ex-Cult and OBN IIIs at Mohawk; Daniel Francis Doyle, the Dead Space and Elvis at Beerland; Fat Tony, Ditch Witch, Space Camp, Norman Ba$e and P-Tek at Hotel Vegas; Lost Bayou Ramblers at the Continental Club; Drive-By Truckers at Emo’s East; Whiskey Shivers, Cliyde and Clem’s Whiskey Business and Kentucky Knife Fight at the Scottish Rite Theater; Quiet Company, Wild Child, Telegraph Canyon and Magnolia Sons at Antone’s.

Saturday

Cat Power at ACL Live. Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power, released "Sun," her first album of original material in six years, in 2012. As suggested by its title, the album shines with a mix of Marshall’s powerful, often personal songwriting, smooth voice and electronic elements. 6:30 p.m. $30-$40. 210 W. Second St. acl-live.com.

Also playing: Geto Boys, Dirty Wormz, Phranchyze, DJ Charlie and Dubb Sicks at Emo’s East; Creationists, Dikes of Holland, Coma in Algiers and Kingdom of Suicide Lovers at Trailer Space; What Made Milwaukee Famous, The Preservation and the Heavenly States at Antone’s; Cinema 41 Benefit with Tijuana Bible, Bobby Jealousy and P-Tek at Beerland; Soft Opening, Holy Wave, Low Times and Smoking White at Hotel Vegas; Malford Milligan at the Saxon Pub; Zappa Plays Zappa at Stubb’s; Brownout and the Matt Dillon Band at Holy Mountain; Blood Sweat and Tears at One World Theater.

Sunday

Bloody Knives at Beerland. Austin-based Bloody Knives, who describe themselves as "industrial shoegaze," mix startling electronic effects and hazy vocals with a dose of noise. With Pataphysics, Moron Mountain and Fouled Out. 9 p.m. $6. 711 Red River St. beerlandaustin.com.

Also playing: The Resentments at the Saxon Pub; The Black Market Club, Second Lovers and the Please Please Me at Mohawk; Conjunto Los Pinkys at the White Horse; Badfish at Emo’s East; the Wagoneers at the Continental Club.

Monday

Bobby Jealousy at Hotel Vegas. Austin pop/rock/soul band Bobby Jealousy, who release a new album in a few weeks, continue their Monday residency at Hotel Vegas. With Gangster Rainbow and Poor People. 9 p.m. 1500 E. Sixth St. hotelvegasaustin.com.

Also playing: Carpetbagger, Statue of Liberty and These Mad Dogs of Glory at the Scoot Inn; Lonelyland at the Saxon Pub; Chris Cubas at Holy Mountain; Augustana at Stubb’s.

Tuesday

Susan Torres Y Conjunto Clemencia at the Scoot Inn. At the reopened Scoot Inn, accordionist Susan Torres and percussionist/vocalist Clemencia Zapata join forces on Tuesdays. 7 p.m. Free. 1308 E. Fourth St. scootinnaustin.com.

Also playing: Will Cope at Hotel Vegas; Chris McFarland, Nevarwas and Amor Negro at Mohawk; Bruce Hughes at the Saxon Pub; Hard Proof Afrobeat at the Continental Club; Shortwave Party, the Coed Pageant, Easy Tiger and Migrant Kids at Beerland; Bryce Clifford at Holy Mountain.

Wednesday

The Sweet Nuthin at Hole in the Wall. Austin-based band The Sweet Nuthin’s approach to classic blues and garage rock leans toward the speedy and irreverent. With These Mad Dogs of Glory. 10 p.m. 2538 Guadalupe St. holeinthewallaustin.com

Also playing: Sabrina Ellis at the Fox Tavern; Wes Coleman, Skeleton Coast, Black Forest Fire and Leslie Sisson at Beerland; Jon Dee Graham and James McMurtry at the Continental Club; Peter Rowan Twang and Groove featuring Carter Arrington, Darrald Commander, Mike Morgan and Jamie Oldaker; the Friendly Bottoms and Driver Friendly at Mohawk; Walt Wilkins at the Saxon Pub.