Roky Erickson at Music Under the Star at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on Friday, July 11, 2014. Martin do Nascimento/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

FRIDAY: Spooky Hoot benefit for George Reiff at the Parish. Since word got out a few months ago that the local bassist and producer had been diagnosed with cancer, friends and well-wishers have contributed more than $125,000 to a crowdfunding effort. Many local clubs have held benefit shows as well, and this latest Halloween-themed version at the Parish features an amazing lineuep that includes the Robert Earl Keen Band, Kelly Willis, Fastball, Shinyribs, Carolyn Wonderland, Monte Warden, Carson McHone, Lincoln Durham, James McMurtry, Joe King Carrasco and Moonlight Towers. Shinyribs Kevin Russell tells us therell be a special bassists salute with all of the low-enders in the house teaming up to play Spinal Taps Big Bottom. $20. 8 p.m. 214 E. Sixth St. P.B.

FRIDAY: The Pharcydes Bizarre Ride ATX Halloween at Antones. The West Coast pranksters who produced some of the best comedic story raps of the early 90s headline this hip-hop Halloween throwdown. Theyre supported by an undercard loaded with Austins top rhymeslingers, Riders Against the Storm, Phranchyze, Zeale and Clemits. $25-$30. 10 p.m. 305 E. Fifth St. D.S.S.

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SATURDAY: Roky Ericksons Celebration of a Family Curse at Wolfshield Ranch. This third annual event is a family affair, with spooky Roky and his Hounds of Baskerville band as the main attraction. Other performers include Jesse Vain & the Happy Hour Holiness Movement, Dark Palaces, Tennessee Stiffs and Royal Velvetee, plus DJs Fontana and Scissorhans. There are costume contests for both kids and adults, along with other childrens entertainment such as a pumpkin patch, bobbing for apples and trick-or-treating. $25-$30 (ages 13 and under free). 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. 7300 Cooper Lane. P.B.

SATURDAY: Zombie Ball with Morris Day & the Time at ACL Live. Appropriately enough, proper attire for this years undead spectacular will include ruffled blouses and amply sequined smoking jackets as the Purple Ones old cohorts Morris Day and crew headline. Houstons typhoon of Gulf Coast soul, the Suffers, open. $40.50-$50.50. 8 p.m. 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd. D.S.S.

MONDAY: 101X Homegrown Live Halloween Ball at Barracuda. The rock stations recurring series featuring local acts gets into the holiday spirit by presenting the macabre indie-rockers Tele Novella in an event that also serves as a record-release party for the groups acclaimed new album House of Souls. Also playing are Big Bill, Deep Time and Pollen Rx. Plus, this one is actually on Halloween night! $8. 9 p.m. doors. 611 E. Seventh St. P.B.

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