Weekend picks: The Carrots, Feathers, Low Cut Connie
By Peter Mongillo
Editor’s note: This article was originally published June 13, 2013
Listen to a selection of artists playing around town this weekend in ourThis Weekend in Austin Spotify playlist, updated each Wednesday.
The Carrots at Red 7. Austin-based band the Carrots, who were founded in the mid-aughts by Veronica Ortuño and look to 1960s acts such as the Ronettes and the Supremes for their sound, return after five years with a new album, “New Romance.” With Gal Pals and Hidden Ritual. 9 p.m. $7. 611 E. Seventh St. red7austin.com.
- Bob Schneider (CD release) at Antone’s
- Amplified heat, Sideshow Tragedy and Tump at Mohawk
- Brea, Legendary Skies, Seventh Circles and They Look Like Strong Hands at Beerland
- The Reynolds Number, the Lonely Hunter, Antiques and Aaron Peace at Stubb’s
- Power Chief, Bridge Farmers, Pi and Sun Bones at Hole in the Wall
- The Preservation and Nicholas Ginbey at the Continental Club
- Patrice Pike and Malford Milligan at the Saxon Pub
- Shinyribs at Strange Brew
Feathers at Elysium. Austin-based electronic band Feathers formed in 2011 around singer and songwriter Anastasia Dimou; the group celebrates the release of its new album of angular dance pop, “If All Here Now.” With Fielded and Silent Diane. 9 p.m. $8. 705 Red River St. transmissionevents.com.
- The Zoltars, Low Times, the Rich Hand and Boys at Hotel Vegas
- Lemuria, Ghost Knife and Debt at Mohawk
- New Media Art and Sound Summit at the Salvage Vanguard Theater
- The Dig, Black Books, Royal Forest and the Nouns at Holy Mountain
- Earl Poole Ball at Strange Brew
- KP and the Boom Boom at the Continental Club
Low Cut Connie at Mohawk. Rock duo Low Cut Connie has roots in New Jersey and England; on their 2012 album “Call Me Sylvia,” the band pulls from sloppy garage rock, R&B, psychedelia and even a bit of country. With the Bad Lovers. 9 p.m. $6 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com.