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Wed. music picks: Austin Music Vol. 13 CD release, Milk Carton Kids

Peter Blackstock
pblackstock@statesman.com

Editor’s note: This article was originally published May 27, 2014

Austin Music Volume 13 CD release party at Austin Visitor Center. The Austin Music Office celebrates its latest collection of songs by local artists with an after-work shindig at the new Austin Visitor Center, which opened earlier this month at 602 E. Fourth St. (adjacent to the north end of Convention Center). Latasha Lee & the Black Ties and Riders Against the Storm, both of whom have cuts on the disc, will perform. The first 100 to arrive will get a free copy of the disc, which also features songs from the Black Angels, True Believers, Shinyribs, Church on Monday, Residual Kid, Megafauna, the Nightowls, A. Sinclair, Sons of Fathers, Mrs. Glass, Jazz Mills, Money Chicha and Christopher Denny. Free. 5-7 p.m. 602 E. Fourth St. austintexas.org. — P.B.

[Update: Wet grounds at Zilker Park have prompted a postponement of this show until June 4.] KGSR Blues on the Green kickoff at Zilker Park. The radio station’s essential summer music series kicks off this year’s biweekly concerts with the sweeping, anthemic indie rock of Saints of Valory. Though the band is based out of Austin, it originated in Rio de Janeiro, homeland to lead singer Gavin Jasper. The band signed to Atlantic Records last year and the gig will be a homecoming from a spring tour that saw the group knocking out high-profile shows across the country. The song “Neon Eyes” is in rotation on alt-rock stations around the country and the group has a series of festival gigs slotted for this summer, setting them up for a big 2014. Free. 8 p.m. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com/botg. — D.S.S.

Also: Two brothers duel it out on the free live radio show circuit. Bruce Robison and his wife Kelly Willis play KDRP’s Texas Rado Live from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Guero’s with Dawn & Hawkes, while Charlie Robison headlines KOKE-FM’s Free TX Concert Series at Nutty Brown Cafe with Johnny Chops opening. … Grammy-nominated indie-folk duo Milk Carton Kids, touring behind their new NPR-issued DVD Live at Lincoln Theatre, play a sold-out show at Stateside at the Paramount.