Austin Events: January 29 – 31

Ugh, I can’t believe how fast January has gone by.  It’s crazy, but what are you gonna do?  Well, for starters, you can check out these music events for this weekend.

Friday, January 29th

The Belleville Outfit, Big Circle TX, Jarrod Dickenson, Shawn Nelson & the Ramblers


This local band combines gypsy swing, jazz, big band, country and Americana roots music.  They’re playing at Momo’s, doors at 8 pm.  Contact Momo’s for cost info.

The Soldier Thread w/ MyNameIsJohnMichael


Buzzworthy local indie band The Soldier Thread plays Stubb’s tomorrow night.  Doors are at 9 pm, tickets are $8 and you can get them here.

Yo La Tengo, Times New Viking


Crazy popular indie band Yo La Tango plays at Antone’s; tickets are sold out.  Check out Craigslist for some!

Saturday, January 29th

Root Dimension presents “Reggae 4 Haiti Benefit”

Ruta Maya hosts a Reggae-tinged Haiti music event plus silent auction.  All proceeds go to the Red Cross; suggested donation of $5.  The festivities start at 2 pm and end at 8 pm.  Here’s the schedule of bands:

7:15pm – 7:45pm Barrington Spence w/DJ Remedios (Houston)
6:00pm – 6:45pm Irie Jane
4:45pm – 5:30pm Root Dimension
4:15pm – 4:45pm Cuban Jamaican Freedom Drumming
3:30pm – 4:15pm Herby Augustine and Frenezi (from Haiti)
2:15pm – 3:00pm Crucial Mystic
2:00pm – 8:00pm DJ Jah Ray (spinning beginning, end & in-between sets)

The rest of Friday, and cool stuff happening Saturday and Sunday, after the jump!

Foot Patrol + Mistress Stephanie and her Melodic Cat + Sweetmeat


If you’re in the mood for some danceable madness, check out this show at Antone’s.  Doors at 10 pm and tickets are $10.  Buy them here.

Laser Michael Jackson: A Musical Tribute


Why the hell not?  It looks pretty fun to me!  Check this out at The Paramount at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $31 – $39 and you can buy them here.

Sunday, January 31st

Hope for Haiti Benefit

Antone’s will host another Haiti benefit on Sunday, doors at 7 pm.  Artists include Love at War, Johnny Goudie, Susanna Choffel, Nina Sighn, Kathy Valentine, Savanna Welch and more.  Tickets are only $15 and you can buy them here.

Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime with Special Guest: Scotty Don’t


The best Sublime tribute band you’re going to see.  Check it out at Emo’s, doors at 10 pm.  Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

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