Wednesday: Thurston Moore Group at Mohawk outdoor. Austinites lost a chance to catch the Sonic Youth co-founder’s current project when weather concerns shut down Levitation Fest at the last minute a year ago. His new album, “Rock n Roll Consciousness,” follows a period of activity beyond Sonic Youth that included records with avant garde master John Zorn and the band Chelsea Light Moving. $18-$22. 6:30 p.m. doors. (Stick around later for local party-punkers Basketball Shorts on the indoor stage; $5, $10 p.m.) 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com. Moore also makes a signing-only appearance at Waterloo Records at 2 p.m. — P.B.


Wednesday: Okilly Dokilly, Beatallica, Stabba at Barracuda. A metal band in which all members dress up like Ned Flanders and play songs with titles such as “White Wine Spritzer”? Well, if you’re going to be a novelty band, you might as well go all-out. We’ll have more on Arizona band Okilly Dokilly in Tuesday’s American-Statesman and at mystatesman.com, including an interview with “Head Ned.” $15. 8 p.m. 611 E. Seventh St. barracudaaustin.com. — P.B.



Mystery Monday with Christine Albert and Jimmie Dale Gilmore at El Mercado Backstage Xasthur, Johanna Warren, Crawl at Barracuda Tje Austin Band at Geraldine’s Lonelyland at Saxon Pub Dale Watson, Peterson Brothers at Continental Club Rachel Reese & Jesse LaFave at One-2-One Bar Kathryn Legendre at White Horse Open mic with Kacy Crowley at Cactus Cafe


La Santa Cecilia, Atomix at Paramount Tacocat at Mohawk outdoor Sunny Sweeney, Ward Davis, David Grissom at Saxon Pub Matt Haeck, Jason Robert Blum at Stubb’s indoor Barns Courtney, Foxtrax at Antone’s Branches, Eastern Sea at Barracuda Sophia Johnson, Toni Price at Continental Club James McMurtry, Ephraim Owens Experience at Continental Gallery


James McMurtry, Jon Dee Graham, William Harries Graham & the Painted Redstarts at Continental Club Hex Boyfriend, Barbarians at Hotel Vegas Texas Radio Live with Barbara Nesbitt, Scott Collins at Guero’s Oak Garden Warren Hood at ABGB Mike Stinson at Broken Spoke Derrick Davis Trio at Geraldine’s

New-wave pioneers the B-52s play ACL Live on Thursday. Contributed


Jimmy LaFave’s Songwriter Rendezvous at Paramount Theatre (sold out) B-52s at ACL Live Black Lips, Big Bill, Surfbort at Barracuda Real Friends, Have Mercy, Tiny Moving Parts at Mohawk outdoor Chris Strand, Tahoma, Daisy O’Connor at Mohawk indoor Jonathan Edwards at One World Theatre All Them Witches, Idle Bloom at Antone’s All Them Witches in-store at Waterloo Records (5 p.m.) LP, Josiah & the Bonnevilles at Parish Unplugged at the Grove with James McMurtry at Shady Grove Monte Warden & the Dangerous Few, Colin Gilmore & Friends at Continental Gallery Shelley King & Floramay Holliday at Threadgill’s Emily Gimble, Paul Oscher at C-Boy’s John Inmon at One-2-One Bar Haana EP release at Empire ]]