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Weekend music picks: Jimmie Vaughan, Texas Tornados

Staff Writer
Austin 360

By Peter Mongillo

Editor’s note: This article was originally published July 3, 2013

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Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-Whirl Band at Antone’s. Guitar ace Jimmie Vaughan performs along with Lou Ann Barton, his collaborator on several recent releases, including two installments of “Blues, Ballads and Favorites.” With Mike Flanigin and the Horton Brothers. 8 p.m. $20. 2015 E. Riverside Drive.

Also playing:

  • Remain in Light (Talking Heads tribute) at Frank
  • String Cheese Incident at the Backyard
  • MOD Lower Class Brats and more at Holy Mountain
  • the Calm Blue Sea, Pageantry and Borrisokane at Mohawk


The Texas Tornados and Joe King Carraso at Antone’s. Surviving members of Tex-Mex legends the Texas Tornados — Augie Meyers, Flaco Jimenez, plus Doug Sahm’s son Shawn — reunited a few years back to record a new album using previously recorded material from late members Freddy Fender and Doug Sahm. 8 p.m. $17. 2015 E. Riverside Drive.

Also playing:

  • The Octopus Project (record release), Wild Moccasins and Zorch at Mohawk
  • Har Mar Superstar, Gal Pals and Aadm Our Hatley at the North Door
  • Love Inks, Grape St., Bad Lovers, Wes Coleman and more at Hotel Vegas
  • Deep Time, the Stuffies, French Inhales and more at Beerland
  • Mau Mau Chaplains at the Flamingo Cantina
  • Nano Whitman and Gina Chavez at Frank
  • the String Cheese Incident at the Backyard


The Backyard 20th Anniversary Celebration. A belated Fourth of July picnic of sorts, with Willie Nelson, Leon Russell, Joe Ely, Jason Boland and more celebrating the 2oth anniversary of the Backyard. Doors at noon. $45-$105. 13801 Bee Cave Parkway, Bee Cave. See photos of the Backyard through the years in our Backyard turns 20 gallery.

Also playing:

  • The Wagoneers and Heybale! at the Continental Club
  • the Resentments at the Saxon Pub
  • Young Savage, Direct Hit, the Jetty Boys, DeeCracks and Spanish Reds at Beerland