Weekend picks: Gladys Knight and The O’Jays, Bobby Jealousy, Heybale!
By Peter Mongillo
Editor’s note: This article was originally published August 1, 2013
Listen to artists playing around town in our This Weekend in Austin Spotify playlist updated each Wednesday.
Gladys Knight and The O’Jays at ACL Live. “Midnight Train to Georgia” hitmaker and Grammy-winning machine Gladys Knight joins “Love Train” hitmakers and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the O’Jays. 8 p.m. $67-50-$137.50. 210 W. Second St. acl-live.com.
- Pentagram, Ancient VVisdom, the Saint James Society at Emo’s East
- Rosie Flores and Wanda Jackson at the Continental Club
- The Eastern Sea, Roadkill Ghost Choir and Pompeii at the Parish
- Souls of Mischief at Red 7
- The Bandulus, SammK and Fast Four and the Triangulators at the Flamingo Cantina
- Ian McLagan and the Bump Band (album release) at the Lucky Lounge
- Plain White T’s and the Wind and the Wave at the Belmont
- Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon and more at the Austin360 Amphitheater
- Jonathan Butler and Elan Trotman at the One World Theater
Bobby Jealousy at Holy Mountain. Austin-based soul/glam/rock foursome Bobby Jealousy followed their excellent 2012 debut “A Little Death” with this year’s “The Importance of Being Jealous,” further honing their brand of freaky pop. With Technicolor Hearst and System Reset. 9 p.m. 617 E. Seventh St. holymountainaustin.com
- Courtney Love and Starred at Emo’s East
- Lil B abd OG Ron and the Chopstars at Mohawk
- Overseas at the Parish
- Bill Kirchen at the Continental Club
- Bubble Puppy at the Saxon Pub
- Ricky Stein, Memphis Strange and the Beaumonts at the White Horse
- La URSS, Criaturas the Slizz and Ekstraction at Hotel Vegas
- Coma in Algirs, Crown Larks, the Well and Salted at Beerland
- ZORCH (album release) at the Museum of Human Achievement
Heybale! at the Continental Club. Country outfit of Tom Lewis, Redd Volkaert, Earl Poole Ball, Kevin Smith and Dallas Wayne preside at the Continental Club on Sundays. 10 p.m. $8. 1315 S. Congress Ave.