Halloween may fall on a Monday this year, but that won’t stop us from celebrating early. This week is full of costume contests, LP releases, and vibrant music. Whether you’re dressing up or not, these artists have a way of making every day feel like a holiday.


Mayeux and Broussard

When: Friday, October 21st, 10:00 PM
Where: The ABGB
Cost: No Cover

Swampy, honkey-tonk hooks will fill your ears this Friday night. Benefiting Project ATX6, Mayeux and Broussard’s set will get your boots stomping and hips swaying. Every year, Project ATX6 selects six local bands and helps send them to festivals across the world. They document these events in a six-part documentary series that airs on KLRU. Become part of this artsy action and catch Mayeux and Broussard’s country, bluesy goodness at the ABGB. There’s no shortage of creativity in this town.


The Freaky Future Disco with Night Drive, Missio, and Flying Turns

When: Saturday, October 22nd, 8:00 PM
Where: The Austin Roller Rink
Cost: Tickets start at $20

Get freaky! This retro, throwback event is guaranteed to be full of creatively ghoulish costumes. Brush up on your rollerskating skills and head over to the Austin Roller Rink this Saturday. Tickets begin at $20, but vying for a winning spot at the costume contest is priceless. Featuring music by Flying Turns, Missio, and Night Drive, this will be the ultimate dance party. Jam out to Flying Turns’ resonant chill wave and get your groove thing going with Night Drive’s ’80s-inspired pop. Presented by Solstice Festival and Sound on Sound Fest, this is sure to be one of those nights that’ll stay with you forever.


The Well LP Release Party with Mondo Drag, Communion, and Crypt Trip

When: Sunday, October 23rd, 9:00 PM
Where: Hotel Vegas
Cost: $5

Devout audiophiles know that music just sounds better on vinyl. Avid music fans also know that you don’t need an excessive excuse to throw a party. Celebrating their LP release, The Well will blast their psychedelically bluesy sound through Hotel Vegas this Sunday night. Bring home their new LP and pop it in to your Crosley or Audio-Technica player. You’ll be swimming in their encompassing sound for days.


Interrobang Brass with Mrs. Glass

When: Thursday, October 27th, 10:00 PM
Where: The Blackheart
Cost: No Cover

The Blackheart gets poppin’ on Thursday nights when Mrs. Glass and Interrobang Brass take the stage. With their vibrantly shimmering sound, Interrobang Brass practically pulls you up on the dance floor. Shake those blues away with Mrs. Glass’ gritty six-string. Can’t make it out this Thursday? No worries! This is a weekly shindig that’s sure to bring you back for more.