Call your friends and make a point to get out this weekend. With so many thrilling shows happening, you definitely don’t want to spend these evenings in front of the TV. Blues, Americana, and psychedelic rock will serenade your eardrums.
When: Friday, November 11th, 7:00 PM
Where: The Mohawk
Austin’s own Mama K and the Shades open this free musical shindig at The Mohawk on Friday. Full of brassy melodies and vibrant energy, this 11-piece funk band always gets people up and groovin’. Kelsey “Mama K” Garcia’s voice pierces through the air and sends waves of excitement through the crowd. Get to The Mohawk early and hear this musical magic for yourself. Soon after, psychedelic rock band Amasa Hines will take the stage. Headliner Lee Fields and the Expressions will close it all out with some soul-satisfying sounds. Long story short: don’t miss this show. [Open in Pulsr]
When: Saturday, November 12th, 9:00 PM
With chill-inducing harmonies and crisp melodies, Tahoma is an instant mood-booster. Roll your windows down and turn the volume up; this is something you’ll want to road trip to. Adding to this Americana goodness is California’s Dustbowl Revival. Gritty attitude, a dash of brass, and driving rhythms make this eight-piece outfit something you’ll want to hear over and over again. You can taste all of this delicious music at Stubb’s this Saturday. [Open in Pulsr]
Tomar and the FCs, May Sun and Mojo House
When: November 13th, 6:00 PM
Where: The Dougherty Arts Center
Planet Music is teaming up with The Dougherty Arts Center to bring Soul Sunday to central Austin. Featuring the booty-shaking May Sun and Mojo House and the hip-swiveling Tomar and the FCs, this lineup will get the DAC rocking and grooving. Sundays don’t have to be for errands and laundry anymore. This weekend, shake up your normal routine while you shake your tail feather. This soulful Sunday is sure to kick off your week in style.
When: Thursday, November 17th, 5:00 PM
Where: Waterloo Records
This musical collaboration is about as “Austin” as it gets. When Israel Nash and Bright Light Social hour team up, the result is a psychedelically rocking musical stew. Celebrate this musical mashup with the champions of Austin music, Waterloo Records. Thursday’s free in-store performance will show off their latest EP, Neighbors. Take a listen to “Lupita” below and soak up all of this tasty sonic joy. [Open in Pulsr]