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Austin Events: August 16 – 22

August 16, 2010

Monday, August 16th

Austin Fashion Week: Dean Fredrick – The Heist with LAX, Quiet Company & The Soldier Thread

A great FREE opportunity to see three of the best local bands in Austin right now.  It’s tonight, doors at 9 pm, at the ND at 501 Studios.

Karnivool with Tides of Man, Nothing More, Dawn Over Zero

Alt rock at Emo’s tonight, doors at 7 pm.  Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

Tuesday, August 17th

Filligar with Paper Shapes & Stunts

Check it out at Stubb’s, doors at 9 pm.  Tickets are $8 and you can buy them here.

Downtown Live Featuring Quiet Company

Another FREE opportunity to see QC – this time it’s at the Belmont, starting at 7:30 pm.

The Young Maths

The Young Maths will play Mohawk tomorrow night, doors at 10 pm.  Cover is $5, $7 for minors.

Wednesday, August 18th

Matisyahu with Nathan Maxwell & The Original Bunny Gang

Matisyahu is back to perform at Stubb’s for Live at Stubb’s Vol. 2, a successor to his original breakout live album.  Doors at 7 pm.  Tickets are $28 and you can pick them up here.

KGSR Blues On The Green: Raul Malo

This week’s FREE show at Zilker with Raul Malo should be tons of fun.  Be there around 7:30 pm.

TV Torso with International Waters

A couple of local bands with notable members will play at Emo’s on Wednesday.  Tickets are $5 and you can buy them here.

Ringo Deathstarr, Black Panda, BOATS!, Cassingles, Enlow

Check out Ringo Deathstarr at Beerland, doors at 10 pm.

Thursday through Sunday, after the jump.

Thursday, August 19th

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Shout “FREEBIRD” legitimately!  They’ll be at The Backyard, doors at 7 pm.  Tickets are $56 and you can buy them here.

Live at the Lake with Grupo Fantasma

This event is taking place at the Lakeway Resort and Spa.  Doors open at 8 pm, cost is $5.

KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove with Suzanna Choffel

Performing this week at Shady Grove is Suzanna Choffel.  Be there around 8 pm.

The Bubbles CD/LP Release (with Oh No Oh My, The Baker Family)

From the promoter:  Psychedelic pop explosion The Bubbles are releasing their second full-length album at Mohawk this August 19th, joined by Oh No Oh My, and The Baker Family.  Doors are at 10 pm.

The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt with Sphynx, Wolf Teeth, Diamonds

Dance time at Emo’s on Thursday.  Doors at 9 pm.  Tickets are $8 and you can buy them here.

Friday, August 20th

Natalie Merchant

Natalie makes her way to the Paramount on Friday, doors at 7 pm.  Tickets start at a hefty $46.50.  Pick them up here.

VALLEJO with Podunk and Robert Johnson’s Soul

Check it out at Antone’s, doors at 8 pm.  Tickets are $10, VIP available for $30.  Pick them up here.

Knuckle Rumbler presents Chicken & Waffles with Soul Track Mind

From the promoter:




The Wooden Birds, Dan Mangan, and Peter Wagner

Check out some indie tunes at The Parish, doors at 9 pm.  Tickets are $10 and you can buy them here.

Saturday, August 21st

Phoenix Down with Art Versus Industry, Longwoodson, Love Hate Affair

Check it out at Stubb’s, doors at 8 pm.  Tickets are $7 and you can buy them here.

Dr. John & The Lower 911

The blues pro will be at The Austin Music Hall on Saturday, doors at 7 pm.  Tickets are $23 and you can buy them here.

Dierks Bentley

Dierks plays at the Nutty Brown Cafe on Saturday, doors at 7 pm.  Tickets start at $39 and you can buy them here.

1970’s Glitter/Glam Party for KOOP Radio

From the promoter: KOOP Radio 91.7 Benefit

$5.00 at the door.  All-Gary Glitter tribute band.  John Walker (Ignorance Park, Bloody Work) Jason Mcneely (Windsor for the Derby, I love you but I’ve chosen Darkness), and others, plus Dj “Stronger Than Dirt” Scott, DJ Sue (Fuzz Club).

Dress the Part!  Shop at CoCo Coquette, mention this event and get 15% off!

It’s happening at Nasty’s, doors are at 10 pm.

Sunday, August 22nd

Eastside Hookup Party with Butcher Bear and DJ Kon Karne + Custodian + Total Unicorn

From the promoter: ND wants to get down with everyone who works, lives, and makes it happen as a part of Austin’s awesome East Side community.  We’re new kids on the block and we want to hang out with our neighbors.  Hi, neighbors.

Meet, mingle, dance and drink with your partners and new pals.  Not only will we have $2 Lone Star and PBR tallboys all night, everyone at the party gets their very own EASTSIDE HOOKUP CARD which will get you two dollar tallboys every night at ND until September 15.

This is a FREE event at ND at 501 Studios.  Doors at 10 pm.

Asia: Live at the Paramount Theatre

Check out the ’80s band at The Paramount Theatre on Sunday.  Doors at 7:30 pm.  Tickets start at $31.  Pick them up here.

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