The Wine Down with the Deer at ACL Live. San Marcos four-piece the Deer weaves lush, textured indie folk melodies around Grace Park’s lovely lilting voice. The happy hour mixer originally programmed on the venue’s upstairs deck takes place inside in the cool comfort of the concert hall these days. The event is free and will feature bites from neighboring restaurant Trace. 5 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com. — D.S.S.
Also: New York jazz jumpers the Hot Sardines play the Long Center’s "Summer Night Swing" show. … Canadian country band the Rizdales, sticking around for a few days after last week’s Ray Price tribute, play the Little Longhorn Saloon with local guests Redd Volkaert, Kevin Smith and Tom Lewis. … The weekly Durawa gig with drummer Ernie Durawa at 6 p.m. at Strange Brew features a ringer of a special guest this week with Tex-Mex nuevo-waver Joe King Carrasco.