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Weekend picks: Walker Lukens 27 Club, Brazos, Two Hoots and Derailers

Staff Writer
Austin 360

By Peter Mongillo

Editor’s note: This article was originally published July 11, 2013

Listen to artists playing around town in our This Weekend in Austin Spotify playlistupdated each Wednesday.

Friday

The Walker Lukens 27 Club at the Scoot Inn. Walker Lukens, Borrisokane, Major Major Major and New York City Queens play the music of Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, Nirvana, Janis Joplin and more. 7 p.m. $7. 1308 E. Fourth St. scootinnaustin.com

Also playing:

  • Royal Forest, Frank Smith and Your Friendly Ghost at Holy Mountain
  • the Astronaut Suit and Leveler at Mohawk
  • the Minor Mishap Marching Band (CD release) and Foot Patrol at Antone’s
  • the Lost and Nameless Orchestra at the Cactus Cafe

Saturday

Brazos at Red 7. Martin Crane, who moved to New York a couple years ago after founding Brazos in Austin, returned in 2013 with a new, brighter followup to his 2009 album “Phosphorescent Blues,” and a new label, Austin-based Dead Oceans. With Cayucas. 9 p.m. $12. 611 E. Seventh St. red7austin.com. (Read an interview with Crane, published earlier this week, at austin360.com.)

Also playing:

  • Criaturas (record release), Bastard Cult, VAASKA and Dethrone at Beerland; Heavenly States, Slowtrain and Moonlight Towers at the Continental Club
  • Red 100s, Blind Pets and Amplified Heat at the White Horse
  • Fitz and the Tantrums at Stubb’s (technically sold out)
  • the Oh Snap! Festival with What Made Milwaukee Famous, Black Pistol Fire, Dana Falconberry, the Whalers, Lord Buffalo, Emily Wolfe and more at the Scoot Inn

Sunday

Two Hoots and a Holler and the Derailers at One-2-One Bar. Two Austin-based roots/country groups perform their Sunday “Funday” residency. 5 p.m. $10. 1509 S. Lama Blvd. one2onebar.com.

Also playing:

  • The Please, Please Me, Second Lovers and Bluebird at Mohawk
  • the Wagoneers and Heybale! at the Continental Club