Weekend music picks: Good Music Club, Matt Pond, Coolio
By Peter Mongillo
Editor’s note: This article was originally published June 27, 2013
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Good Music Club at the North Door. Monthly music series the Good Music Club presents another group of Austin based bands, including rising honky tonk crew Crooks. Quiet Company, Residual Kid and Lord Buffalo also perform. 8 p.m. $3. 502 Brushy St. ndvenue.com
Also playing: The White Ghost Shivers, Clyde and Clem’s Whiskey Business and the Biscuit Grabbers at the Continental Club; Feverbones, Native America and Little Lo at the Mohawk; Nakia at the Saxon Pub; Cunto!, Wes Coleman, Big Foot Chester, Walter and the Giblets, Ken Jones and Mark “Porkchop H” at Beerland.
Matt Pond at Holy Mountain. Matt Pond PA formed in the late ’90s and released several albums over the following decade, including 2010’s “The Dark Leaves.” Last year, Pond dropped the “PA” and released a solo album, “The Lives Inside the Lines In Your Hand,” which moves away from the roots of the previous album toward a sharper pop. With Matrimony and Tiger Waves. 9 p.m. $12. 617 E. Seventh St. holymountainaustin.com.
Also playing: Milk Music, Destruction Unit, the Young and La URSS at Beerland; Valiant Thorr, Intronaut, Gypsyhawk, Ramming Speed, Scale the Summit and Mouth O at Red 7; Grupo Fantasma and Como Las Movies at the Belmont; Sleep Over, Thousand Foot Whale Claw and DJ Miguel Sanchez at the North Door; Superhumanoids and Gossamer at Mohawk; Spray Paint, Soft Healer, Opportunist and Daniel Francis Doyle at Hotel Vegas; Youngbloods Music Festival at the Continental Club with Nakia, Residual Kid and more.
Coolio at the Scoot Inn. The “Fantastic Voyage” and “Gangsta’s Paradise” rapper never really stopped making music, though he did get into reality television and cooking shows. With Click Clack. 7 p.m. $12. 1308 E. Fourth St. scootinnaustin.com.
Also playing: Heybale! and the Wagoneers at the Continental Club; Buenos Diaz at Mohawk; Invincible Czars’ Old Fashioned Pre-Fourth of July Indoor Picnic at the Scottish Rite Theater.