7 Nights: In Austin, there’s something cool going on every night of the week
White Mystery at the 29th St. Ballroom. Chicago’s White Mystery, a duo making sounds that are loud/funny/strung-out, headlines a bill of great Austin bands. With Bobby Jealousy, John Wesley Coleman and Gal Pals. 10 p.m. $5. 2906 Fruth St. www.spiderhousecafe.com.
Also playing: Will Johnson and Anders Parker at the Cactus Café; Dinosaur Jr. and Shearwater at the Mohawk; Ryan Bingham and La Santa Cecilia at Stubb’s; Dana Falconberry, Marmalakes and Good Field at the Scottish Rite Theater; Camp X-Ray, Sweat Lodge and SsserpentssS at Red 7; White Mystery, Bobby Jealousy, John Wesley Coleman and Gal Pals at the 29th St. Ballroom
Holy Wave at 29th St. Ballroom. West Texas natives Holy Wave smash together a pop sensibility with a much more creepy, expansive approach. With Low Times, Hidden Ritual and Smoking White. 10 p.m. $5. 2906 Fruth St. www.spiderhousecafe.com.
Also playing: Turbo Fruits, A Giant Dog, White Mystery and Crooked Bangs at Beerland; GZA (performing Liquid Swords), Sweet Valley, Killer Mike and Bear Hands at the Mohawk; Aaron Freeman (of Ween) at the Parish; Eagleclaw, Migas and Maleveller at Hotel Vegas; David Byrne, St. Vincent at Bass Concert Hall; Ryan Bingham and La Santa Cecilia at Stubb’s, Dirty Guv’nahs at Stubb’s (inside).
Amy Cook at Frank. Since moving to Austin from California several years ago, singer-songwriter Amy Cook has released a steady stream of richly-crafted, moving songs. With Ford and the Bloom and Quaker City Night Hawks. 9 p.m. $6. 407 Colorado St. www.hotdogscoldbeer.com.
Also playing: Big Freedia at the Mohawk; Li’l Cap’n Travis and Gary Newcomb Trio at the Continental Club; Ditch Witch, Sans Soleil, the Well and Corpse at Beerland; Grimes at Emo’s East (technically sold-out).
Bobby Jealousy at the Mohawk. Austin’s Bobby Jealousy opens for Nashville garage/country act Those Darlins; the band, which includes lead singer Sabrina Ellis (A Giant Dog), write some of the best foul-mouthed love songs around. 9 p.m. $12. 912 Red River St. www.mohawkaustin.com.
Also playing: Junior Brown and Heybale! at the Continental Club; the Resentments at the Saxon Pub; Tav Falco at the 29th Street Ballroom.
Dale Watson at the Continental Club. Austin country/rock/rockabilly master continues his Monday night residency on South Congress. 10 p.m. $7. 1315 S. Congress Ave. www.continentalclub.com/austin.
Also playing: Again for the Win, Chronolung, Page 9, Vinyl Pilot and the Sound of Substance at Mohawk; Lonelyland at the Saxon Pub; John Evans, the Bluebird Specials and Blue and Wayward at the Hole in the Wall; Rosie and the Ramblers at the White Horse; the Light Upstairs at the Cactus Cafe.
Mrs. Glass at the White Horse. Hard-hitting, down-and-out blues trio from Austin holds down Tuesday nights at the White Horse. With Union Specific. 10 p.m. Free. 500 Comal St. www.whitehorseaustin.com.
Also playing: Godspeed You! Black Emperor at Mohawk (technically sold-out); the Gory Details, Bloody Knives and eetsFEATS at the 29th St. Ballroom; the Warplanes, the Dead Left and Javelina at the Hole in the Wall; Bruce Hughes at the Saxon Pub.
Waller Creek Conservancy Benefit featuring Gary Clark Jr.at Stubb’s. In addition to his set next Sunday at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, here’s another opportunity to see Austin’s rising guitar hero. With the Wheeler Brothers. 7 p.m. $25 and up. www.stubbsaustin.com.
Also playing: Godspeed You! Black Emperor at Mohawk; Black Lips, Not in the Face and A Giant Dog at Antone’s.