Monday: The War and Treaty at Mohawk indoor. You know how you occasionally hear about some major musical talent who once played on a Monday night at a small club in your town, before their career went into the stratosphere? This is one of those nights. Michael Trotter and Tanya Blount-Trotter, who record as the War and Treaty and recently released their debut EP “Down to the River,” might be the most powerful thing to hit soulful Americana music since the Staple Singers. $10. 8 p.m. doors. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com. — P.B.
Tuesday: Flying Lotus in 3D at Emo’s. It’s Halloween night. Will this show be strange? Oh certainly, pushing the boundaries of electronic composition is what he does. Will it be spooky? His last album was called “You’re Dead.” Is it a good place to dress up and pretend you’re going on some sort of an interstellar journey to a mystical otherworld? The best. Seven Davis Jr. and Pbdy open. $30-$35. 8 p.m. doors. 2015 E. Riverside Drive. emosaustin.com. — D.S.S.
Thursday: Amine, Towkio at Emo’s. With his hooky love song “Caroline” building heat, the Ethiopian-American rapper from Portland drew solid crowds at South by Southwest 2017, where his energetic performances lived up to the hype. Over the summer he dropped his debut album “Good For You,” XXL magazine tagged him as part of this year’s rap freshman class and now he has new ditty “Spice Girl” burning up the charts. If you want to catch him on the come up, the moment is now. $22. Towkio from Chance the Rapper’s Savemoney crew opens. 7 p.m. doors. 2015 E. Riverside Drive. emosaustin.com. — D.S.S.
Thursday: “Una Noche Para Puerto Rico” benefit at Empire. Earlier this year, Brownout released a new EP “Over the Covers.” It was their first release of original material since 2012, and the title was a tongue and cheek way of saying the Black Sabbath cover project, Brown Sabbath, that dominated the Austin’s Latin funk powerhouse’s work for the last few years, was taking a break. But hold the “Electric Funeral,” the (helping) “Hand of Doom” is back to celebrate the Day of the Dead while raising money for hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico. Holy Wave and Annabelle Chairlegs will also perform. $20 suggested donation. 7 p.m. doors. 606 E. Seventh St. empireatx.com. — D.S.S.
MondayAndy Roddick Foundation presents Jake Owen at ACL LiveKreator, 1349, Goatwhore, Tombs at Come and Take It LiveDale Watson, Peterson Brothers at Continental ClubCarry Illinois, Sun June, Lolita Lynne at Hotel VegasGordy Quist at Hilton Cannon and BelleBen Cina at Geraldine’sJazz Jam with Adrian Ruiz at Elephant Room
TuesdayLCD Soundsystem, Big Freedia at Austin360 AmphitheaterRingo Starr & His All-Starr Band at ACL LiveREAD MORE: Our American-Statesman interview with Ringo StarrSon Little, Jade Bird at Antone’sHans-Joachim Roedelius, Xambuca at 3TenGoblin-A-Go-Go, Krista Van Liew, 2069 at Mohawk indoorThe World is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, Rozwell Kid, Adjy at SidewinderDaikaiju, Bat City Surfers, Saint Lo Gun at Barracuda3Teeth, Curse Mackey, Sine, Bloody Knives at Empire Control RoomGavin Rayna Russom at Empire Garage
WednesdayThird Eye Blind at Stubb’s outdoorHaydn Vitera’s Tequila Rock Revolution: Mariachis y Metaleros at 3TenNth Power, Ghost Note at Antone’sTroker, Kiko Villamizar at EmpireTexas Radio Live with Susan Gibson, Michael O’Connor at Guero’sJon Dee Graham, Williams Harries Graham at Continental ClubChristine Albert & Chris Gage at El Mercado BackstageSpeedy Sparks & the Koolerators at Threadgill’s South
ThursdayWeen at Stubb’s outdoor (sold out) TxSU Showcase with Jack Ingram, Jon Randall, Liz Rose & more at Saxon PubHudson Moore, Kimberly Dunn at 3TenMoving Units at Hotel VegasMike Dillon Band with Claude Coleman Jr. at Mohawk indoorRay Prim at WinfloJaimee Harris, Danny Click at Cactus CafeMonte Warden & the Dangerous Few at Continental GalleryChris Cornell tribute benefiting SIMS Foundation at One-2-One Bar