Fresh & Onlys Play Tuesday at the Echo
This is posted from the past. Hopefully I see some of these bands while I'm in Austin...
[Pick of the Night] Frank Fairfield @ Redwood Bar
[Recommended] Living Things / Kids of 88 / Bloodgroup @ The Satellite (Free) – Kids of 88 are a self-proclaimed “slutty new wave/electro duo.” Bloodgroup are from Iceland.
Girl Talk @ Palladium (Sold Out)
Teddy Thompson / DJ Elijah Wood @ Bardot (Free w/ RSVP)
[Pick of the Week] Strange Boys / Fresh & Onlys / Natural Child @ The Echo ($10) – I’ve been dying to see the Fresh & Onlys.
[Recommended] Raphael Saadiq / Quadron @ The Music Box ($30) – Talented soul singer.
[Recommended] The Soundtrack of Our Lives / Nico Stai @ Echoplex ($15) – TSOOL put on a good live show.
[Recommended] Viva Voce / Damien Jurado / The Jezabels @ The Satellite ($14) – I’ve always been a Damien Jurado fan.
Ebsen and the Witch / Julianna Barwick / Native Fauna @ Bootleg ($12) – Ebsen & the Witch are an interesting new goth-y band.
Destroyer / The War on Drugs / Devon Williams @ Troubadour (Sold Out) – I’ve never been a big Destroyer fan, but I do recognize their appeal.
George Glass / Radars to the Sky / Les Blanks / Mama’s Joy @ LaBrie’s (Free) – I’ve always been a Les Blanks fan.
City and Colour / Gord Downlie / Dan Romano @ El Rey (Sold Out)
If By Yes with Nels Cline & Trevor Dunn @ Largo ($25)
Otis Heat / The Diamond Light / Terraplane Sun @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Moses Campbell / Chung Antique @ The Smell ($5)
Voxhaul Broadcast @ Amoeba (Free) – 7:00 PM
Best Supporting Actress / K’Tel 79 @ Lot 1 Café ($5)
[Pick of the Night] Raphael Saadiq @ Grammy Museum (Sold Out)
The Watkins Family @ Largo ($25)
Ponderosa / Black Apples @ Bootleg ($8)
The Novocaines / Hot Panda / Cannoneers / Enfant Terrible @ Silverlake Lounge ($10)
Low End Theory @ Airliner ($10)
Watch It Sparkle / Hello My Name is Red / The Bellhaunts / The Level Spirits @ The Redwood
[Pick of the Night] Wye Oak / Callers @ The Echo ($10) – The new Wye Oak is their best yet. And they’re a good live band too.
[Recommended] Strange Boys / Natural Child / White Fence @ Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock ($10) – If you’re busy on Tuesday and can’t make the show at the Echo.
The Backbeats / Street Corner Symphony / On the Rocks @ Troubadour ($15) – Did you watch “The Sing-Off?” These are some of the competitors.
Wizards & Stars: A Literary and Musical Celebration with Paul Myers & Scott Miller @ Largo ($25)
Olentangy John / Driftwood Singers / Harlowe and the Great North Woods / Tommy Santee Klaws @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
OMD @ Amoeba (Free) – 6:00 PM
King Tuff / Apache / The Audacity / Crazy Band / Cosmonauts @ Five Stars Bar ($10)
Ximena Sarinana @ Detroit Bar ($15)
[Pick of the Night] Sharon Van Etten / Little Scream / Ivan & Alyosha @ The Satellite ($12) – I caught her set at the Aquarium Drunkard’s Waved Out fest last Fall.
[Recommended] Say Hi / The Parson Red Heads / The Yellow Ostrich / Blair @ The Echo ($12) - I haven’t see The Parson Red Heads since they moved away.
[Recommended] Jon Brion @ Largo ($25) – Always an impressive show.
Rainbow Arabia / Spoek Mathambo / mathewdavid @ Echoplex ($12) – Spoek Mathambo’s supposed to be interesting.
Grouplove / Le Sands / Hanni El Khatib @ Troubadour ($12) – Hanni El Khatib’s getting a lot of positive buzz right now.
OMD / Oh Land @ The Music Box (Sold Out)
Asking Alexandria @ Fox Theater Pomona ($21)
Kenny Loggins @ Grove of Anaheim ($45 - $75)
Black Love / Blacke Elephant / Black Jesus / Black Sand Desert @ The Smell ($5)
Radioactive Chicken Heads / Stab City / Jew Cocks / Unstoppable Death Machines @ The Mime ($5)
Tecumseh / Ezra Buchla / Rale / Pedestrian Deposit @ Pehrspace ($5)
Los Lonely Boys @ Grammy Museum ($20)
Har Mar Superstar / The Weekend Pilots / No More Kings @ Viper Room ($10)
Bone Thugs & Harmony @ Galaxy Theatre
[Pick of the Night] DOM / Miniature Tigers / Heavy Hawaii @ The Satellite ($10) – Some of the DOM stuff I’ve heard is pretty cool. Pitchfork seems to really like them (but don’t hold that against them).
[Recommended] Patton Oswalt @ Largo (Sold Out) – Funny man.
[Recommended] Slick Rick @ Key Club ($22) – The Ruler
[Recommended] Sharon Van Etten / Little Scream @ Detroit Bar ($12) – If you live down South and miss the show at the Satellite.
Seth MacFarlane @ Club Nokia ($30 - $150) – The creator of Family Guy performs with a 36 piece orchestra.
Melanie Fiona / Timothy Bloom @ El Rey ($25)
Aussie BBQ: Maniac / Andy Clockwise / Dan Brodie & the Grieving Widows / Grand Atlantic / Level Spirits / The Boat People / Wagons / Dash & Will / Novacaines / Hungry Kids of Hungary @ The Echo ($15) – Doors at Noon
Girl Talk @ Palladium ($36)
Habib Koite / Oliver Mtukudzi / Afel Bocoum @ Royce Hall ($43 - $68)
Good Charlotte @ House of Blues Sunset
Captain Ahab vs. Kevin Blechdom / Marklion / Opera Mort / Caldera Lakes @ The Smell ($5)
Bone Thugs & Harmony @ Galaxy Theatre
Neil Hamburger @ The Satellite ($8)
Part Time Punks: Factory Records Night – Boy Division (Joy Division cover band) @ The Echo ($5)
Alvin Love @ Hotel Café