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Free Week in July returns with Golden Dawn Arkestra, Riverboat Gamblers, more

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Hot Summer Nights returns to the Red River Cultural District on July 26-29 with a blazing roster of free shows featuring many of Austin’s favorite bands.

The event mirrors, the popular Free Week mini-festival that takes over Austin clubs in the first week of January. Participating clubs, who will offer no cover shows, include the Mohawk, Stubb’s, Empire, Barracuda, Cheer Up Charlie’s, Swan Dive and Beerland. The lineups for the free shows feature a who’s who of the best bands in Austin, including space jazz crusaders, Golden Dawn Arkestra, punk rock wrecking crew, Riverboat Gamblers and recent Austin360 Artists of the Month, revolution rap kingpins, Blastfamous USA.

Gauzy dream pop artists Ringo Deathstarr and Moving Panoramas, Latin funk throwdown Cilantro Boombox, hip-hop producer Just Blaze, rapper Fat Tony and local psych rock torch-bearers Holy Wave are also on the roster alongside Sphynx, Sailor Poon, Blxpltn and our favorite emo puppet troupe, Fragile Rock.

Here’s the full lineup of artists playing Hot Summer Nights. More information on the Red River Cultural District Facebook page.

GOLDEN DAWN ARKESTRA

RIVERBOAT GAMBLERS

RINGO DEATHSTARR

HOVVDY

CILANTRO BOOMBOX

MOVING PANORAMAS

HOLY WAVE

ANATOMI

JESS WILLIAMSON

JUST BLAZE

BIG WY’S BRASS BAND

ANNABELLE CHAIRLEGS

EAGLE CLAW

LORD BUFFALO

SAILOR POON

THINK NO THINK

SPHYNX

STELLA

FLESHLIGHTS

BLXPLTN

BLASTFAMOUS USA

EMILY WOLFE

NERVOUS EXITS

THE REPUTATIONS

RF SHANNON (SOLO)

MIGRANT KIDS

TIA CARRERA

RICKSHAW BILLIE’S BURGER PATROL

THE WILD NOW

QUIET COMPANY

ALTAMESA

BEING DEAD

BIG BILL

BILLY KING AND THE BADD BAD BAD

BLACK MILK

BLEARY EYED

BLUSHING

BOOHER

BUHU

CHAKRA KHAN

CHIEF WHITE LIGHTNING

CHROMAGNUS

COMO LAS MOVIES

CON DAVISON

COWBOY CRISIS

CRYPT TRIP

DAPHNE TUNES

DARKBIRD

DATENIGHT (TN)

DEALS

DENTIST

DIXIE WITCH

DJ BIG DADDY B

DJ DICK WOLF

DJ DORITO

DOLLAR GENERAL

DREAMSPOOK

DUEL

ELEVADED

FANCLUB

FAT TONY

FLYING TURNS (DJ SET)

FRAGILE ROCK

FUSS RICKET

GIO CHAMBA

GOOD FIELD

GREENBEARD

GROWL (LAST SHOW)

HAULM

HEY JELLIE

HONEY & SALT

ILINX

JESSIE FRYE

KID SLYCE

KING COUNTRY

LATE

LEATHER GIRLS

MAMAFESTA

MAMAHAWK

MANDATE

MARIJUANA SWEET TOOTH

MEGAFAUNA

MIKE MELINOE

MINIHORSE

MOPAC

NOLAN POTTER’S NIGHTMARE BAND

PEARL CRUSH

PLEASURE VENOM

RAPID RIC

ROYAL FOREST

SAY GIRL SAY

SEALION

SHMU

SKYMOMMA

SLOW SEERS

SMIILE

SOMETIMES A LEGEND

TC SUPERSTAR

THE GHOST WOLVES

THE YOUNG SOMETHING

VOLCÁN

WHY BONNIE

ZOUMOUNTCHI