7 nights: In Austin, there’s something cool going on every night of the week
Burgess Meredith, Hello Caller and My Golden Calf at Mohawk. Austin-based bands with different takes on the folkier side of pop. $6. 9 p.m. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com,
Also playing: David Israel, Real Live Tigers, Mom Jeans and Poppy Red at Beerland; NRBQ at the Continental Club; Patrice Pike at the Saxon Pub; Two Piece, Judge and Dr. Dubbist at Flamingo Cantina; Feuding Fathers, The Vulture’s Kit, Babar and Farrago Ensemble at Hole in the Wall.
NRBQ at Continental Club. The second night of two nights at the Continental Club with longtime NRBQ members Terry Adams, Scott Ligon, Pete Donnally and Conrad Choucroun. With Homer Henderson. 9 p.m. $20. 1315 S. Congress Ave. continentalclub.com/austin.
Also playing: Khringe, Corpse and Bearded Ox at Beerland; Booher, Gabe Hascall and Spoonboy at Mohawk; Reed Turner at Stubb’s; East Cameron Folkcore, Possessed by Paul James and Mockingbird Loyals at the Scottish Rite Theater.
I Wanna Be Your Dog III at Hotel Vegas. Members of Poor People, the Ripe, Flesh Lights and Windsor for the Derby perform the songs of the Stooges, New Order and the Cure. Benefiting Austin Pets Alive. 8 p.m. $5. 1500 E. Sixth St. hotelvegasaustin.com.
Also playing: Mean Jeans, Long Knife, Hex Dispensers and Ghost Knife at the 29th St. Ballroom; Girl in a Coma, Young Girls and the Bluebonnets at Mohawk; Clemits - Skeleton Crew release party at Flamingo Cantina; Hard Proof Afrobeat at Continental Club; Carolyn Wonderland at the Saxon Pub; Suns of Orpheus, Austin Samba School and more at Antone’s.
Seth Sherman at Mohawk. Singer-songwriter Seth Sherman writes a mix of sad and sweet folk and more upbeat pop, all with rich, evocative lyrics. With Floyd, Darling and Berkshire Hounds. 9 p.m. $6 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com
Also playing: The Wagoneers and Heybale! at the Continental Club; Floyd, Darling, Bershire Hounds and Seth Sherman at Mohawk; the Resentments at Saxon Pub.
Flesh Lights at Hotel Vegas. “Too Big To Fail,” the 2012 EP from Austin-based Flesh Lights, stuns with loud, fast, screaming guitars. With Light Me Up and After Hours. 9 p.m. 1500 E. Sixth St. hotelvegasaustin.com
Also playing: The xx at ACL Live (technically sold out); the Austin Steamers and Devin Jake at Hole in the Wall; Lonelyland at Saxon Pub; Local H and Watch Out For Rockets at Mohawk.
Holy Wave, the Wolf, Rayon Beach, Archive War and Wil Cope at Hotel Vegas. A weekend-worth bill on a school night, with Austin-based music ranging from psychedelic to folk. 9 p.m. 1500 E. Sixth St. hotelvegasaustin.com.
Also playing: The xx and Austra at ACL Live (technically sold out); Meryll, Again, For the Win and Runner’s High at Mohawk; Fun. at Stubb’s (technically sold out); Alejandro Escovedo at the Continental Club; Bruce Hughes at the Saxon Pub.
Morrissey at Austin Music Hall. After canceling a show last fall and having a health scare last week, Moz makes it to Austin. With Kristeen Young. $52.50-$85. 208 Nueces St. austinmusichall.frontgatetickets.com.
Also playing: Foreign Mothers, Horse + Donkey at Beerland; Empire Machines, Kinky Machine, Yuma and Summer Swells at Mohawk; the Motel Ball Band at Hotel Vegas; Mau Mau Chaplains at Flamingo Cantina.