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Austin Events: May 10 – 16

It’s already 10 days into May, but I still can’t believe April’s already over!  This year is going by at lightning pace, but the good news is that summer is here.  So let’s get started with this week’s events…

Monday, May 10th

Grupo Fantasma

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The Latin super-band makes a FREE appearance at Waterloo, tonight at 5 pm.

David Garza

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The Austin troubador plays his regular Cactus Cafe gig tonight, doors at 8:30 pm.  It’s FREE!

Metal Monday

Another FREE Monday event!  It’s taking place at Mohawk, doors at 10 pm.

Tuesday, May 11th

The Album Leaf with Sea Wolf

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Check out some moody electronic tunes at The Parish tomorrow.  Doors at 8 pm, tickets are $14 and you can buy them here.

Dance To The Dark Side Vs. 2.0

Check out the ’80s “Dark Side” DJ face-off featuring DJ Czech One and DJ Adam Warped at Elysium.  Go dance yourself silly for FREE starting at 9 pm.

Alejandro Escovedo

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Alejandro Escovedo’s regular Tuesday gig at the Continental Club.  Doors at 10:30 pm.

Wednesday, May 12th

Represent Austin’s Funkin’ Hump Days featuring: The Bruce James Soultet

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Represent Austin’s ongoing series at Antone’s.  Doors at 7 pm, cover is $5 and Lone Star Tallboys only $2!

The Rumble in Austin: Woven Bones, Jacuzzi Boys, OBN IIIs

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Yet another FREE event featuring the CD release of fuzzy Austin rock band Woven bands.  It’s taking place at Beerland at 10 pm.

The Mind Of Adi Residency Series #5 w/ Deep in the Art of Texas

Check out this week’s Mind of Adi Series at Mohawk.  Here’s the schedule:

Doors at 6pm
- Free food from Woodland
- Win Pachanga Tickets!
- Art Show by Deep in the Art of Texas

7pm The White Hotel
8pm Royal Forest
9pm The Hi-Tones

Noble Dog, Erin Ivey, Robin Smith, Meggan Carney, Jarrett Killen

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A lineup of local singer-songwriters at Momo’s.  It starts at 7 pm.

Thursday through Sunday, after the jump!

Thursday, May 13th

Cypress Hill

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Catch the stoner heros at Stubb’s Thursday.  Doors open at 7 pm, tickets are $23 and you can buy them here.

Grits and Gravy!

Dance your pants off at Barbarella to some classic soul and rock ‘n roll tunes.  Doors open at 9:30 pm.

Friday, May 14th

Bob Schneider w/ Smile Smile, Love at War

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Bob Schneider, playing at Antone’s.  Doors open at 8 pm.  Tickets are $17.50 and you can buy them here.

American Graveyard Release Party

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This blues-rock band is celebrating their CD release party at the Continental Club.  Doors open at 9:30 pm.  Cover is $10.

Captured! By Robots, Shitty Carwash, and John Schooley’s One Man Band

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The quirky metal band will be at Red 7, doors at 9 pm.

Saturday, May 15th

The B-52’s

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Check out the campy pop band at La Zona Rosa.  Doors open at 8 pm, tickets are $35 and you can buy them here.

Sarah Jaffe (Official CD Release)

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And another CD Release party too!  This one’s at The Parish, tickets are $7/$10 for under 21.  Doors open at 8 pm.

The Beets, Yellow Fever, Ringo Deathstarr, Literature

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Check out this line-up of bands at Beerland at 10 pm.

Big Blues Revue with Pinetop Perkins, Denny Freeman, Larry Fulscher, Derek O’Brien and more

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Some of the best blues specialists around will be at Antone’s Saturday night.  Doors open at 9:30 pm.

Ashes of Babylon and Chris Boomer

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How about a reggae show to switch things up?  This one’s at the Flamingo Cantina, doors at 9 pm.

Sunday, May 16th

Sarah Jaffe

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Catch her FREE Waterloo show at 5 pm Sunday.

101X Presents Caribou, Toro y Moi

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Super in-fashion indie bands Caribou and Toro y Moi will be playing at Emo’s Sunday, doors at 9 pm.  Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

Toad The Wet Sprocket w/ Sounds Under Radio

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Check it out at Antone’s on Sunday, doors at 8 pm.  Tickets are $23.50 and you can buy them here.

Minus The Bear w/ Young the Giant

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The Seattle band plays La Zona Rosa, doors at 7 pm.  Tickets are $20 and you can buy them here.

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