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Weekend picks: Jambalaya, Brownout, Best Coast

Staff Writer
Austin 360

By Peter Mongillo

Editor’s note: This article was originally published May 22, 2013

Sample artists playing around town in our This Weekend In Austin Spotify playlist, updated every Wednesday.


Jambalaya at Austin Music Hall. Tyler the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt of hip-hop controversy magnets Odd Future share a bill Big Boi of Outkast, Zeds Dead, RL Grime and G-Eazy. 4 p.m. $25-$200. 208 Nueces St.

Also playing:

  • Dillinger Escape Plan, The Faceless, Royal Thunder, Retox and Ugly Twin at Mohawk
  • Ancient VVisdom, Venemous Maximus and Rust at Mohawk
  • EetsFeats, Ghost Police, Pangia and Utero Shock at Beerland
  • Ghost Wolves, Ghostbunny and Zest of Yore at the Scoot Inn
  • Riders Against the Storm at Hotel Vegas
  • Ironing Board Sam at the Continental Club
  • the South Austin Moonlighters at the Saxon Pub
  • Emily Bell at the North Door
  • Quiet Company at the Belmont


Brownout at Flamingo Cantina. Grupo Fantasma side project with almost all members of that band, playing a style of music rooted more in soul, funk and rock than the core group’s sound. With El Tule and DJ Jeff Strange. 9 p.m. $10. 515 E. Sixth St.

Also playing:

  • Fungi Girls, Foreign Mothers, Creationists, FOGG and Polio Club at Beerland
  • !!!, Shockwave Riderz at Mohawk; Soundgarden at Austin Music Hall
  • Delta Rae, Jilette Johnson and the Saint Johns at the Parish
  • the Ton Tons, Emily Wolfe and Walker Lukens at Holy Mountain
  • Black Pistol Fire, the Sour Notes and Megafauna at Red 7


Best Coast at the Mohawk. Los Angeles rock group led by Bethany Consentino was among the earlier (and better) groups in the current wave of groups dealing in sunny, surf-influenced, sometimes glum pop and rock. With Lovely Bad Things. 7:30 p.m. $20. 912 Red River St.

Also playing:

  • Gal Pals, Wyatt Blair, Gang Sign, Grape Street and the Rich Hands at Hotel Vegas
  • The Lonely Wild at Holy Mountain
  • the Atom Age, Came and Took It, Bass Line Bums and Buried Cities at Red 7
  • Fabulous Polkasonics and Urban Acheivers Brass Band at the White Horse
  • the Resentments at the Saxon Pub