This week’s music calendar brings loads of Americana charm. Full of twangy vocals, heartfelt lyrics, and Southern flair, these musicians will make you feel proud to be living in Austin, Texas.


Jess Williamson, Cross Record, Julian Neel

When: Friday, November 4th, 9:00 PM
Where: Cheer Up Charlies
Cost: $3

Fans of Laura Marling’s emotionally charged music will flip over Jess Williamson’s raw songwriting. Williamson has a voice that’s both delicate and strong, sweet and forceful. You’ll want to cozy up into her lyrics and sink into their weight.  Her latest album, Heart Song, comes out on Friday. To celebrate, she’s throwing a CD release show at 9:00 PM. Join Jess, Julian Neel, and Cross Record for an intimate evening of songs.


The Wealthy West, The Battlin’ Nelsons, Highschool Sweetheart

When: Sunday, November 6th, 7:00 PM
Where: Radio Coffee and Beer
Cost: Free

Nostalgic, understated, and genuine, The Wealthy West always makes the people in the crowd lean in and listen. This effortless Americana will soothe your lazy Sunday soul. Cradle a cup of coffee and sit amongst The Wealthy West’s delightful serenades. Radio Coffee and Beer will be your rejuvenating, weekend oasis.


Elsa Cross

When: Wednesday, November 9th, 9:00 PM
Where: The Blackheart
Cost: No Cover

For some Southern-infused songwriting, check out Elsa Cross’ unique sound. Gritty, confident, and full of bite, Cross is unapologetically awesome.  Take a listen at The Blackheart on Wednesday at 9:00.


Leo Rondeau

When: Thursday, November 10th, midnight
Where: The White Horse
Cost: No Cover

The Americana continues with Leo Rondeau’s midnight set at the White Horse on Thursday night. Full of colorful stories and smooth melodies, Rondeau’s songs will charm your ears.