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Tuesday, March 17
 

7:00pm

7:00pm

Moving Panoramas

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Moving Panoramas

MOVING PANORAMAS are an all-gal dream gaze trio from Austin, TX, formed in 2013. Singer/guitarist LESLIE SISSON (of The Wooden Birds) and drummer KAREN SKLOSS (of Black Forest Fire) go way back. They met while attending film school in Austin and continued on to grad school together... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Cheer Up Charlie's Inside 900 Red River St

7:45pm

8:00pm

Brothers Born

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Brothers Born

BROTHERS BORN is a new project from Joel Stroetzel (Killswitch Engage) and Michael Wyzik (Red Door Exchange, Storm The Ohio). Stroetzel and Wyzik both live in Easthampton, MA and hang out at the legendary Brass Cat, a local pub frequented by musicians in the Pioneer Valley. After... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Red 7 611 E 7th St

8:00pm

Fotogramas

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Fotogramas

If you had to define the history of Fotogramas in one sentence, it would be "a one-way road, full speed without return." This young band is constantly evolving. Fotogramas was born in 2010, created by Daniel Vargas (aka Ciboulette) as a solo project when he decided to dust off some... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Icenhauer's 83 Rainey St

8:00pm

8:00pm

Kay Odyssey

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Kay Odyssey

Kristina Boswell (co-founder of No Mas Bodas) started a solo project in 2011 called Kay Leotard, she played out as a singer- songwriter for just a little while before her friend, Mirna Hariz joined with bass and vocals. They started writing songs together and added Gina Jane on drums... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Red Eyed Fly 715 Red River St

8:00pm

8:00pm

The People The Poet

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The People The Poet

The artists formerly known as Tiger Please release their debut album "The Narrator" After an impressive four years which has seen the band release two critically acclaimed releases (2009's 'They Don't Change Under Moonlight' and 2010's 'Seasons' EP), tour the length and breadth of... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Latitude 30 512 San Jacinto St

8:30pm

DREAMERS

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DREAMERS

DREAMERS(members of Motive) is a unique brand of grunge that is nostalgic for a space somewhere between art-school eccentric and the late 1970s punk scene. Prepare to embark on a journey with DREAMERS, with their unique brand of grunge that is nostalgic for a space somewhere between... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 8:30pm - 9:15pm
The Main II 603 Red River St

9:00pm

9:00pm

The oOohh Baby Gimme Mores

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The oOohh Baby Gimme Mores

The OBGMs (The oOohh Baby Gimme Mores) are a Canadian punk rock quartet based out of Toronto, Ontario. Founded in 2007, by Densil McFarlane (Lead Vocals and Guitar) and Colanthony Humphrey (Percussion), the band fully formed their unique sound with additions Jemuel Roberts (Keyboard... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 9:00pm - 9:40pm
Friends 208 E 6th St

9:00pm

The Rocketboys

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The Rocketboys

The Rocketboys’ sound reflects the Texas landscape from which they hail: vast, yet sparse, desolate, yet rich and abundant. Often eschewing familiar lyrical themes of romance and love for songs of brotherhood, family, life, and death, The Rocketboys’ catalog chronicles the band’s... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 9:00pm - 9:40pm
Parish 214C E 6th St

9:00pm

9:00pm

9:10pm

9:15pm

Shakey Graves

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Shakey Graves

SHAKEY GRAVES AND THE WAR CAME DUALTONE RECORDS “The first album was me wanting to burn down my life, cut my hair off, and run screaming into the woods,” says Alejandro Rose-Garcia. “This album is the trials and tribulations of becoming domesticated, letting people into your... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 9:15pm - 9:45pm
Empire Garage 604 E 7th St

9:30pm

9:30pm

Spring King

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Spring King

Spring King is the brainchild of production virtuoso Tarek Musa who began this project by ripping out a disused bathroom in his house, setting up a drum kit and practice amp and put to task writing, recording and mixing a song each day in his ramshackle studio. Tarek was then joined... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 9:30pm - Wednesday March 18, 2015 9:10pm
Buffalo Billiards 201 E 6th St

9:50pm

Jukebox the Ghost

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Jukebox the Ghost

Jukebox the Ghost is a band of musical survivors, a decade-­strong trio that has carefully considered how to make a lasting statement while grinding out more than 150 shows a year. With their new self-­titled album, Jukebox the Ghost unmistakably makes that statement... in the form... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 9:50pm - 10:30pm
Bungalow 92 Rainey St

10:00pm

Buffalo Sunn

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Buffalo Sunn

Buffalo Sunn comprises Daniel Paxton, songwriter, guitarist and lead vocalist, his brother Conor on bass and pedal steel guitar, Patrick McHugh on guitar and backing vocals, Jimmy Cullen on keys and backing vocals, and Donagh O’Brien on drums, They incorporate sounds from the 60’s... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Yahoo's Brazos Hall 204 E 4th St

10:00pm

Dead Leaf Echo

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Dead Leaf Echo

Brooklyn's Dead Leaf Echo is an music/art collective that released their debut LP "Thought and Language" in 2013. The album had clear 4AD influences as it was mixed by John Fryer (Lush, NIN, Depeche Mode) with artwork by the label's legendary designer V23's Vaughan Oliver (Pixies... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Cheer Up Charlie's 900 Red River St

10:00pm

10:00pm

San Fermin

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San Fermin

San Fermin is the work of Brooklyn composer and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone. His self-titled debut album is strongly influenced by his unique background in classical music, which includes a job assisting composer/arranger Nico Muhly. After finishing his musical studies at Yale... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Hype Hotel 1100 E 5th St

10:00pm

10:00pm

Torres

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Torres

Torres knows the darkness. The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter otherwise known as Mackenzie Scott waits until anything—an idea, an emotion, a memory—gnaws at her, tearing at her fingers and throat until she releases it in song. Her husky voice strains against its human biological... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Mohawk Outdoor 912 Red River St

10:00pm

Uncle Lucius

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Uncle Lucius

South Austin, Texas' Uncle Lucius is a dream, conjured in the minds of five sonic mercenaries, a clarion call to arms for true believers. It is the voice that shakes you from complacency, grabs you with both hands and implores: Get in the van!!! Like the city that brought them together... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Parish 214C E 6th St

10:00pm

Unlocking The Truth

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Unlocking The Truth

Brooklyn-based metal trio Unlocking the Truth are a great band for any age, creed, time or color. As 13-year-old frontman/guitarist/co-founder Malcolm Brickhouse says: “People can play music at any age, and people either like your music or not. I see us doing this forever, because... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Dirty Dog Bar 505 E 6th St

10:00pm

10:30pm

Gengahr

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Gengahr

Sit down for a natter with any horror film aficionado and they’ll surely tell you that ‘they don’t make them like they used to’. It’s widely acknowledged that the blood-and-guts gore of modern horror is no match for the classic creepiness of the genre, and it’s these more... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:30pm - 11:10pm
Buffalo Billiards 201 E 6th St

10:35pm

In-Flight Safety

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In-Flight Safety

Halifax, Nova Scotia is a coastal city – a Canadian indie music hub since the 1990’s, nestled among ragged shorelines of the Atlantic Ocean. From this home base, In-Flight Safety has been crafting thoughtful, melodic indie rock that’s made its way across North America and Europe... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 10:35pm - 11:25pm
Red 7 Patio 611 E 7th St

11:00pm

Moonlight Towers

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Moonlight Towers

Austin-based rock & roll foursome Moonlight Towers earned a distinction in 2011 that few can claim when revered musician-actor-legend Little Steven Van Zandt named the band’s tune “Heat Lightning” one of the “coolest songs in the world.” Back at home that year, local paper... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Valhalla 710 Red River St

11:00pm

Pompeii

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Pompeii

Pompeii's signature sound of weaving delicate ambient openings into large dynamic crescendos is unmistakeable. The band is back from a five year hiatus with their third and most striking record to date, LOOM. Often compared to the likes of My Bloody Valentine to Sigur Rós and Mogwai... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Parish 214C E 6th St

11:00pm

11:00pm

11:00pm

The Sour Notes

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The Sour Notes

Based in Austin, Texas, The Sour Notes consists of members Jared Boulanger (vocals, guitar, piano), Amarah Ulghani (bass, synth, drums), Erin Howell (drums, bass), Chris Page (guitar, keys) & Yola Blake (vocals, percussion). They are known for experimenting in many different music... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Cheer Up Charlie's 900 Red River St

11:30pm

Songhoy Blues

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Songhoy Blues

Garba Touré and his guitar were a familiar sight on the banks on the Niger, upstream from Timbuktu in Mali, West Africa. But when armed Islamist jihadists too control of Northern Mali in the spring of 2012, he knew it was time to leave. “They ordered people to stop smoking cigarettes... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:30pm - Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:10am
Buffalo Billiards 201 E 6th St

11:30pm

The Skins

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The Skins

The Skins are an infectious Brooklyn-based rock band consisting of siblings Bayli, Reef, and Kaya Mckeithan, along with friends and dueling guitarists Daisy Spencer and Russell Chell. Although they range in ages from 15-21, The Skins play like old pro's, offering a soulful interpretation... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:30pm - Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:15am
The Main II 603 Red River St

11:45pm

The Wet Secrets

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The Wet Secrets

The Wet Secrets are a six-piece rock'n'roll dance band that plays the kind of music you could expect to hear if The Stranglers piggybacked Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass through the Rose Parade. Swampy basslines, primal drumming, dancing ladies with brassy hornstacks, keys, congas... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:45pm - Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:30am
Red 7 Patio 611 E 7th St

12:00am

12:00am

12:00am

Five Eight

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Five Eight

Five Eight is a four piece rock band from Athens, GA, started in August of 1989. The band’s roots go back many years, preceding the advent of Five-Eight by half a decade. The story begins in Hinman Dormitory on the campus of SUNY Binghamton in Upstate New York. The bottom floor... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:00am - 12:40am
Valhalla 710 Red River St

12:00am

Max Frost

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Max Frost

Named by Rolling Stone as one of “10 Artists You Need To Know,” Max Frost is set to unveil his full length debut album in early 2015. The as-yet-untitled collection sees the Austin, Texas-based singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer brewing up an electrifyingly idiosyncratic sonic... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:00am - 12:40am
Parish 214C E 6th St

12:00am

12:00am

Royal Thunder

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Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder is a four-piece rock band based out of Atlanta, Georgia that seamlessly blends the timeless elements of heavy classic rock, 90's grunge and forward thinking progressive rock. Propelled by the powerfully emotional voice of frontwoman Mlny Parsonz, guitar heroics of Josh... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:00am - 12:40am
Dirty Dog Bar 505 E 6th St

12:00am

SHURMAN

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SHURMAN

There is an elusive sweet spot at the crossroads where soul music, country, and rock’n’roll intersect, and the Austin, TX-based band Shurman hits that bulls-eye dead on. The band has gained a reputation as a “must see live act” built on their sweat-drenched live shows and... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:00am - 12:40am
Red 7 611 E 7th St

12:00am

12:00am

Twin Peaks

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Twin Peaks

Don't bother asking Twin Peaks about the deeper meaning of their band name. They simply thought it sounded cool, which explains why their second album Wild Onion (out August 5th on The Grand Jury) isn’t as spooky or surreal as David Lynch's short-lived TV show. It's more like a... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:00am - 12:40am
The Main 610 E 6th St

12:30am

1:00am

ANGEL OLSEN

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ANGEL OLSEN

Many of the superlatives describing Angel Olsen refer to how seemingly little it takes for her to leave an audience speechless, even spellbound. But Olsen has never been as timid as those descriptors imply, and the noisy, fiery hints in her earlier work find a fuller expression on... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 1:00am - 1:40am
Mohawk Outdoor 912 Red River St

1:00am

Spoon

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Spoon

How many times in musical history has the most acclaimed act of an era peaked in its 20th year? We’re not talking a reunion, return to form, twilight years surprise or any of that. We’re asking how many times has a critically and publicly adored band—one still in its prime--released... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 1:00am - 1:40am
Hype Hotel 1100 E 5th St

1:00am

1:00am

1:00am

Shivery Shakes

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Shivery Shakes

Shivery Shakes Release their debut LP Three Waves & A Shake, out October, 21st 2014, co-released on Punctum and Austin Town Hall Records. In this modern era, where nearly every “indie” rock band blends eras of music that came before them; Shivery Shakes stand to set themselves... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 1:00am - 1:50am
Cheer Up Charlie's Inside 900 Red River St

1:00am

The Last Year

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The Last Year

Hailing from Baltimore, The Last Year is an alternative rock band. The act stems from an idea of front-girl Niki Barr, on vocals, and Scott Ensign, playing bass and synth. The pair, complemented by drummer, BJ Kerwin, and guitarist, Scott Griffith, approach their music with diverse... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 1:00am - 1:50am
Red Eyed Fly 715 Red River St

1:00am

 
Saturday, March 21
 

2:40pm

3:40pm

The Eastern Sea

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The Eastern Sea

At times, it’s easy for The Eastern Sea to forget that Austin, Texas is home. While the band’s roots are firmly planted in the Texas Hill Country, their dynamic prose-pop travels from location to location, effortlessly moving between distant settings and their own, still somehow... Read More →


Saturday March 21, 2015 3:40pm - 4:20pm
Auditorium Shores Stage Lady Bird Lake Riverside Dr & S 1st St

4:40pm

BoDeans

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BoDeans

Long known as one of the best live acts in the business, BoDeans continue to tour year round and deliver amazing, high energy, performances. "I realized some time ago that the key to the BoDeans identity is the fans' connection to our music. Nowhere is that more evident or rewarding... Read More →


Saturday March 21, 2015 4:40pm - 5:40pm
Auditorium Shores Stage Lady Bird Lake Riverside Dr & S 1st St