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Weekend picks: The Carrots, Feathers, Low Cut Connie

Staff Writer
Austin 360

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.

Friday

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.

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Saturday

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.

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Sunday

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.

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