Friday music picks: Municipal Waste, Alejandro Escovedo
Editor’s note: This article was originally published June 5, 2014
Municipal Waste at the Mohawk. Feel the need for speed? Red Bull Sound Select’s June show features Virginia thrash metal titans Municipal Waste alongside Dallas hardcore band Power Trip and Houston noise rapper Blackie in a powerful triple bill that will give your summer an explosive jump start. $3 with RSVP, $10 door. 9 p.m. 912 Red River St. redbullsoundselect.com. — Deborah Sengupta Stith
Also: Southsider Alejandro Escovedo makes his first appearance at the Roost up north, and BettySoo celebrates the release of her fine new CD “When We’re Gone” at the Cactus Cafe. Afterward, the two artists head out on the road together for the rest of June. … Other prominent locals in action include Monte Montgomery at Nutty Brown Cafe, Bob Schneider at Threadgill’s and Suzanna Choffel at ABGB. … The Allah-las bring their breezy California rock to Stubb’s. … Dallas rockers Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights stop by the Paris, with Quaker City Nighthawks and James Bullard opening. … Local indie rock documentary “Mondo Fuzz” sees its Austin premiere with a free screening at the Secret Theater (1145 Perry Rd.) then celebrates at Hotel Vegas with Dikes of Holland … Minneapolis noise rappers Moodie Black are at the North Door. … Will Taylor’s Strings Attached play Stevie Wonder songs at Strange Brew. … Gypsy Lounge features teen-band sensation Residual Kid with Tia Carrera and Schisms.