Goblin-A-Go-Go with A Giant Dog at the Mohawk. Rising local punk/power-pop outfit A Giant Dog plays this pre-Halloween party that also features a contest for those who bring in their pre-carved pumpkins, as well as tarot card readings. Free. 8 p.m. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com.
Also: Dallas pop singer-songwriter Salim Nourallah is at Strange Brew with Kacy Crowley and Demitasse. … Rosie Flores and Cindy Cashdollar sit in with host Christine Albert for the 7:30 p.m. Mystery Monday show at El Mercado.