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Austin Events: October 4 – 10

Yes, it’s ACL Fest weekend, but that doesn’t mean that there are no other music events happening in Austin. Of course not! In a city where every major music event becomes an excuse to have a thousand other shows, even if you don’t have a ticket to the festival, you don’t need to fret.

Here are all the best music events of the week.

Monday, October 4th

Knuckle Rumbler and Raw Word Records Present H.A.H.A. Hangovers and Heart Attacks with DJ Orion

From the promoter:

Join us at Frank’s every Monday starting June 14th at 9pm for your new hangover remedy with DJ Orion and special guests. Hype Headz will be joining Orion on the decks this month. Nothing is better for that splitting headache than $1 beers and minidogs from 9-11, and only a $2 cover to get in.

Republic of Texas Big Band Nite

An actual big band plays Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin and more at The Highball each Monday. It’s FREE and it starts at 8 pm.

Katie Gray with Miranda Dawn, The Lucky Break Horns, Marc Paolaoro, Arielle Nicole Band, Ashleigh Stone and the Belltower Trio

Singer-songwriters at Momos. Doors at 5:15 pm. The cover is $5.

Tuesday, October 5th

Phantogram

Electro-indie dream rock happenings at Mohawk. Doors at 7:30 pm, tickets are $10. You can buy them here.

World Music Night Sponsored by KUT 90.5 and Bemba Entertainment Benefits

Featured this week at Momo’s will be Huerta Culture, Lance Canales and The Flood, Las Krudas and more. Doors at 5:15. Cover is $7, $5 with student ID.

From the promoter:

This event benefits PODER (People Organized in Defense of Earth and Her Resources). For more information: http://www.poder-texas.org /.

EZ Action 2 year anniversary with Parking, Castlenova, Beauty Sleep, Young Girls, The Means, & DJ Scorpio

From the promoter:

EZ Action is every Tuesday at Beauty Bar hosted by DJ Scorpio with live music and guest DJs. Tuesday, September 5th live music by Parking, CastleNova, Beauty Sleep, Young Girls, & The Means. 10pm-2am. Drink specials: $2 Lone Star tall boys/$3 wells/$1 off call drinks.

Scout Niblett with Cocker Spaniels

Check out some indie-rock influenced singer-songwriters inside at Mohawk on Tuesday. Doors at 10 pm.

Wednesday, October 6th

Alpha Rev with Shane Bartell

Check out one of Austin’s newest success stories in an pre-ACL show at Antone’s. Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $10 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Festival Pre-Show: The Strokes

Ah, the first of the ACL pre-shows! This one’s happening at Stubb’s, doors at 7 pm. Of course, it’s sold out. Look for tix on Craigslist.

Lance Herbstrong: Strokes Aftershow

Any band that has nerve like this deserves to be seen. Check it out after The Strokes, indoors at Stubb’s, doors at 10 pm.

From the promoter:

FREE ENTRY WITH STROKES TIX OR $4.20 AT THE DOOR – EXACT CHANGE ONLY

Emo’s and Couch Professor Entertainment present Slim Thug with Zeale, DJ Kurupt

Check out some rap and hip hop artists at Emo’s, doors at 9 pm. Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

Thursday through Saturday, after the jump!

Thursday, October 7th

Official ACL Pre-show: First Aid Kit with Ferraby Lionheart

This is happening at Stubb’s, doors at 10 pm. Tickets are $10 and you can buy them here.

Official Festival Pre-show: Neon Indian and Prefuse 73

Check this out at La Zona Rosa, doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $20 and you can get them here.

Knuckle Rumbler And Proper Entertainment Present: Talib Kweli

One of the most influential rappers of all time hits up The Scoot Inn before ACL, doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $17 and you can buy them here.

From the promoter:

WITH BLACKLISTED INDIVIDUALS, CREW 54, RIDERS AGAINST THE STORM, DJ CHICKEN GEORGE, AND DJ CHORIZO FUNK!

Official ACL Pre-show: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

Another of the sold-out shows. It’s taking place at Antone’s, doors at 10 pm.

Official ACL Pre-show: Paul Oakenfold with Toddy B and Jason Jenkins

It’s happening at the Austin Music Hall, doors at 9 pm. Tickets are $25 and you can buy them here.

Spoon Official Acl Pre-Show

This one’s sold out too kids. It’s at Mohawk, doors at 9 pm.

Friday, October 8th

From here on out, it’s a list because there is a lot going on!

Mates Of State

Mohawk, 9 pm. Tickets at the door.

The Blues Specialists

Continental Club, doors at 7:30 pm.

Sophie B Hawkins, Jen Korte, and The State Of

Red Eyed Fly, doors at 9 pm.

C3 Presents, I Heart Comix (Franki Chan)

Featuring The Very Best, Ninjasonik, and a DJ set by Franki Chan BAIO of Vampire Weekend. It’s at the Beauty Bar, doors at 8 pm. Cover is $10 with festival wristband and $15 without.

Amanda Blank, God-Des And She, Dubb Sicks, and Darko

At the Scoot Inn, doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $12 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Mayer Hawthorne & The County with Kings Go Forth

Antone’s, doors at 10 pm. Tickets are $20 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Deadmau5 with Calvin Harris DJ Set

Austin Music Hall, doors at 5 pm. Tickets are $39.50 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Monsters of Folk with Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Stubb’s, doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $35 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Givers with Cults & TV Torso

Indoors at Emo’s, doors at 10 pm. Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Black Lips with Those Darlins and the Ettes

Outdoors at Emo’s, doors at 10 pm. Ticket are $13 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses

It’s at Momos, doors at 9 pm, but it’s sold out. Check Craigslist if you need tix!

Saturday, October 9th

School Of Seven Bells

At Mohawk, doors at 9 pm. Tickets are $10 and you can buy them here.

Ted Leo And The Pharmacists, Zola Jesus, How I Quit Crack, The Altars, Shanghai River, and Wild America

Red 7, doors at 9 pm. Cover at the door.

Official ACL Aftershow: GIRLS with The Soft Pack

Antone’s, doors at 10 pm. Tickets are $20 and you can get them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Sonic Youth with Warpaint

La Zona Rosa, doors at 10 pm. Tickets are $30 and you can get them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Gayngs with Bear in Heaven

Emo’s outdoors, doors at 10 pm. Tickets are $18 and you can buy them here.

Official ACL Aftershow: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

At Stubb’s, doors at 11:30 pm. Tickets are $18 and you can buy them here.

It’s Time To Get Away: Unofficial ACL show with Sleigh Bells, Nancy Whang, Caddywhompus, Missions, Al Doyle and Gavin Russom

Beauty Bar, doors at 9 pm. The cover is $10.

The XX Official Afterparty at Malverde

Malverde, doors at 10 pm. Cover at the door.

Official ACL Aftershow: The Black Keys with Foals

This one’s sold out. It’s at Stubb’s, doors at 8 pm.

Sunday, October 10th

Official ACL Aftershow: Blues Traveler

La Zona Rosa, doors at 10 pm. Tickets are $25 and you can get them here.

5th Annual Reggae on the Riverboat

The boat loads up at 7 pm and tickets are $30. Ticket details found here.

From the promoter:

Our musical line-up will be featuring live Reggae/Dub from the Almighty Peanut Catcher themselves, Don Chani, plus live Dub from McPullish with Ras Kimry chanting and toasting ‘pon the mic.

Official Afterparty For Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros

Beauty Bar, doors at 10 pm. Cover at the door.

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