By Michael Corcoran, Peter Mongillo
Editor’s note: This article was originally published September 24, 2013
An hour-by-hour sampler of free music during the day. Donation jars will be present and active. See the full schedule at www.myhaam.org.
6 a.m. John Pointer at Whole Foods (main location at Sixth Street and Lamar Boulevard)
7 a.m. Sarah Pierce at Whole Foods (main)
8 a.m. Shawn Matthews at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (RM 620 location)
9:30 a.m. Amanda Cevallos at Grainger
11 a.m. Lorrie Singer/ Bradley Kopp at Torchy’s Tacos (South First Street location)
Noon Jitterbug Vipers at Lambert’s
1 p.m. Danny Britt at Seton Administrative Offices
2 p.m. Tex Thomas at Thundercloud Subs (South Lamar Boulevard location)
3:15 p.m. Patty Finney at BB Rover’s
4 p.m. Billy Dee at Whole Foods Gateway
5 p.m. Wild Seeds, Shoulders, American People at Maria’s Taco Express
5:30 p.m. Ralph White at Twin Liquors (Hancock Center)
6 p.m. Peterson Brothers at Wooldridge Park
6:15 p.m. Austin Girls Choir at Episcopal Curch of the Resurrection (2200 Justin Lane)
7 p.m. Paper Moon Shiners at Flipnotics
And then there’s a full night of nightclub music, most with cover charges. Though if you want to keep the gratis going, you can’t miss with Erik Hokkanen’s Laboratory at Flipnotics at 9 p.m.
MORE HAAM BENEFIT DAY PICKSVarious artists at Whole Foods Market. The day begins at at 6 a.m. with performances from John Pointer, Sarah Pierce, Emily Bell and the Paula Nelson Band. Lunch will feature sets from the Derailers (noon) and Shinyribs (1 p.m.); Wendy Colonna (6:30 p.m.), Dave Madden (7:30 p.m.) and more play throughout the day. 525 N. Lamar Blvd.The Jitterbug Vipers at Lambert’s. Slim Richey — who has been in recovery after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident in early 2012 — plays guitar in this "1930’s" rock band. Noon. 401 W. Second St.The Shoulders, the Wild Seeds and more at Maria’s Taco Xpress. Longtime Austin bands plus a few newer faces such as Finley Sexton and Grace London perform. 5 p.m. 2529 S. Lamar Blvd.The Peterson Brothers at Woolridge Square Park. Bastrop natives and Alex (14) and Glenn Jr. (16) have opened for blues legends including the late Pinetop Perkins and B.B. King. 6 p.m. 900 Guadalupe St.ALL ATX at ACL Live. Ray Benson, Eric Johnson, Christopher Cross, Marcia Ball, Van Wilks, Quiet Company and many more perform. 8 p.m. $25-$45. 310 W. Second St.Wes Coleman, Holy Wave, Church Shoes and more at Hotel Vegas and the Volstead. Punk and garage rock hub Hotel Vegas does what it does on HAAM day, with sets from more than a dozen bands. 10 p.m. 1502 E. Sixth St.Jazz Mills, Nakia and more at Holy Mountain. Leopold and his Fiction and KP and the Boom Boom also perform on a bill that mixes rock, soul, latin and more. 9 p.m. $5. 617 E. Seventh St.