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Weekend music picks: Crooks, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Heybale!

Staff Writer
Austin 360

By Peter Mongillo

Editor’s note: This article was originally published July 18, 2013

Listen to artists playing around town this weekend in our This Weekend in Austin Spotify playlist, updated every Wednesday.

Friday

Crooks at Holy Mountain. Austin-based honky tonk group, formed in 2007, thrives on a dark rock ‘n’ roll energy coming in part from lead singer and songwriter Josh Mazour’s rock background. With Chris Catalena and the Native Americans, and Berkshire Hounds. 9 p.m. 617 E. Seventh St. holymountainaustin.com.

Also playing:

  • New Order and Holy Ghost at Austin Music Hall (technically sold-out)
  • Sonny Vincent, Flash Boys and the Stuffies at Hotel Vegas
  • Foot Patrol, Bumping Uglies and Le55ons at the North Door
  • the Dirty River Boys, Hello Wheels and the Veers at the Scoot Inn
  • Gary Louris at the Cactus Cafe
  • the Ugly Beats and the December Boys at the Parish Underground

Saturday

Rodrigo y Gabriela at ACL Live. The heavy metal roots of Mexican acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela shine through in their lightning-fast technique. With Zach Heckendorf. 8 p.m. $49-$59. 210 W. Second St. acl-live.com

Also playing:

  • Wild Child, Marmalakes, Holiday Mountain and more at the Scoot Inn
  • the Maine, A Rocket to the Moon, This Century and Brighten at the Parish
  • Magnet School, My Education, Co-Pilot and 10101 at Mohawk
  • Natural Child, Living Grateful, Bad Lovers and Pharaohs at Hotel Vegas
  • Stoney LaRue, Clayton Gardner and the Brad Dunn Band at Antone’s
  • Gary Louris at the Cactus Cafe

Sunday

Heybale! at the Continental Club. Longtime country band featuring Earl Poole Ball, Redd Volkaert and company hold down Sundays at the Continental Club. 10 p.m. $8. 1315 S. Congress Ave. continentalclub.com/Austin.

Also playing:

  • LNS Crew at Mohawk
  • Authority Zero, Ballyhoo!, Versus the World and Say Hello to Angels at Stubb’s
  • Sick/Sea, Bartalk and Yuma at Holy Mountain