Ryan Bingham, Jamestown Revival at Stubb’s outdoor. Both big draws on the Americana scene, Bingham and the Jamestown Revival duo of Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance have progressed on opposite geographical tracks. Bingham spent a lot of time in Austin on his way up and now lives in Los Angeles; Clay and Chance moved out there in their early stages but came back their home state to base Jamestown Revival in Austin after the group signed with Republic Records. $38-$40. 7 p.m. 801 Res River St. stubbsaustin.com. — P.B.
Halloween-themed shows. Bust out your door-knocker earrings and parachute pants or feel free to go full-on “Thriller” style for an early hip-hop Zombie Ball with Salt-N-Pepa at ACL Live. Golden Dawn Arkestra opens ($39.50-$59.50, 7:30 p.m.) … Glam funk-rocker Har Mar Superstar headlines a free Halloween bash at Indian Roller in South Austin (9 p.m.) … Body Rock ATX teams up with Austin Boogie Crew for a Halloween Boo Bash at Empire ($5, 9 p.m.) … Dress up and get down at North Door’s all-ages Halloween Ball Dance Concert and Costume Party, with performances by Silver Apples, Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, Lumerians, Christian Bland & the Revelators, Hidden Ritual and Black Liquid Drop ($31.50, 7 p.m.) … When your band name is White Ghost Shivers, you’re pretty much obligated to throw a Halloween Ball. The vaudevillians team with similarly high-strung local entertainers Clyde & Clem’s Whiskey Business and Wild Bill & the Lost Knobs at the White Horse ($10, 9:30 p.m.).
Also: Brooklyn indie-rock band DIIV brings the tour for its grammatically stupefying new album “Is the Is Are” to the Mohawk’s outdoor stage with No Joy and Sunflower Bean. Playing indoors later are Foot Patrol, Catastica and Opposite Day. … Athens, Ga., rockers Reptar visit Sidewinder with Holiday Mountain. … Northwest hippie-soul singer Allen Stone stops in at the Parish with JMSN. … Nashville singer-songwriter Rod Picott plays Strange Brew. … Top local options include Carolyn Wonderland and Sister 7 at One-2-One Bar, Miss Lavelle White at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul and the Madisons and Eric Tessmer at the Saxon Pub.