Thursday music picks: Riverboat Gamblers
Editor’s note: This article was originally published May 7, 2014
Riverboat Gamblers at Spiderhouse Ballroom. Austin’s favorite punk rock acrobats celebrate the release of a new video with an end of the school year throwdown at Spider House. The band, who leave town next week for a string of dates out west, are not scheduled to play, but Gamblers lead singer Mike Wiebe will host and the rest of the band will be hanging out. Party rocking duties will be fulfilled by Back Alley Music Review and Distant Lights. In addition to the video screening there will be a sneak peak at Murder City Devils Live in Austin footage and free professional movie hair styling. Following a marathon SXSW 2014 run the band vowed to spend the summer “writing and recording and tanning.” 9:30 p.m. 2906 Fruth St. spiderhousecafe.com. — D.S.S.
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