7 nights: in Austin, there’s something cool going on every night of the week
Perfume Genius at Central Presbyterian Church. Central Presbyterian’s solemn, cavernous chapel should be an ideal venue for Seattle-based songwriter Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, and his heartbreaking, original songs. With Dusted. 7 p.m. $15. 200 E. Eighth St. c3presents.frontgatetickets.com
Also playing: New Monsoon and Don Chani at Antone’s; AWOL Nation, Imagine Dragons and Zeale at Emo’s East; The Dig and The We Shared Milk at Mohawk; Saint Vitus, Weedeater and Sourvein at the Beauty Ballroom.
My Jerusalem at Holy Mountain. Austin-based My Jerusalem, who have been getting attention from NPR and touring with bands including the Avett Brothers, combine an indie rock fury with touches of roots music. With the Sour Notes and Mirror Travel. 9 p.m. $12. 617 E. Seventh St. www.holymountainaustin.com.
Also playing: Foreign Mothers, Hidden Ritual and Jungle Bodies at Beerland; Melvins Lite and Tweak Bird at Mohawk; Norah Jones at ACL Live; Kinky Friedman and Jesse Dayton at the Cactus Cafe.
Hospitality at Red 7. On their well-received self-titled album from earlier this year, New York indie pop band Hospitality combine lead singer Amber Papini’s quirky, dramatic style with a band whose sound varies from laid-back folk rock to Latin shuffle. With TEEN, My Golden Calf and Hop Along. 9 p.m. $10. 611 E. Seventh St. red7austin.com.
Also playing: The Ugly Beats, Chris Gerniottis and Eve & the Exiles at the Continental Club; Pennywise and Street Dogs at the Mohawk; Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Flyjack at Antone’s; Amplified Heat, Eric Tessmer Band, Deuce Coupe and Modrag at the Hole in the Wall.
Rodriguez at Antone’s. Detroit-based singer-songwriter Rodriguez, who released his debut in 1969, experienced a strange renaissance in recent years as a cult legend in South Africa and elsewhere; his story is told in the new documentary “Searching For Sugar Man,” which was screened at this year’s South by Southwest. With Jenny O. 8 p.m. $20. 213 W. Fifth St. antones.net.
Also playing: Pentatonix at the Parish; The Lonesome Heroes, Water Liars and Adam Torres at Frank; Heybale! at the Continental Club.
Jeff the Brotherhood at Stubb’s. Rock duo Jeff the Brotherhood, which consists of brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall, are part of Nashville’s thriving garage rock scene. With Diarrhea Planet and Low Times. 8 p.m. $10. 801 Red River St. stubbsaustin.com.
Also playing: Lonelyland at Saxon Pub; Dale Watson at the Continental Club; John Evans at Hole in the Wall; Exitmusic at Mohawk.
James McMurtry at the Continental Club Gallery. Continental Club regular McMurtry makes an intimate solo appearance upstairs in the gallery. 8:30 p.m. $10.1315 S. Congress Ave. continentalclub.com/Austin.
Also playing: Lee Baines and the Glory Fires at Stubb’s; Toy Ghost at Beerland; Midnight To Noon, Harrison Anderson, Victor Holk and Javelina at Hole in the Wall; Sarah and the Tall Boys and the Deadstring Brothers at the Continental Club.
Woods at Red 7. New York-based Woods, who released a new album, “Bend Beyond,” in September, bring their psych folk to Austin. With Widowspeak. 9 p.m. $14. 611 E. Seventh St. red7austin.com.
Also playing: The Cult at Stubb’s; the Sheepdogs and the Black Box Revelation at Stubb’s; Chris Ruest, Black Owl Society and Erin Jaimes at the Hole in the Wall; James McMurtry at the Continental Club; Matthew Dear, OutputMessage and Orthy at Mohawk.