Once Whiskey Shivers clubbed every night of the Austin music week, but the raucous bluegrass quintet’s constant touring has spread their string band gospel beyond Texas and made hometown shows rare. Led by the barefoot and brazen fiddling of Bobby Fitzgerald, the Shivers still holler and stomp 2014’s eponymous third LP, furious strings torquing down home twang. Local alt.country sextet Palomino Shakedown previews its debut summer LP first. – Doug Freeman
Land ho! Reopening New Year’s Eve after two years homeless aligns Antone’s new Fifth Street site with the symbol for a 41st anniversary – acreage. First weekend weigh-ins preserve Chicago blues with Pinetop Perkins stand-in Henry Gray, 91, Louisiana-born pianist for Howlin’ Wolf, and Freddie King’s axe-slinging younger brother Benny Turner on Friday. Guitarist Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, 81, scalps Saturday, while Austin’s Miss Lavelle White turns 87 Sunday. Warm-up for the following 10-day run. – Raoul Hernandez
After two local releases as Brothers & Sisters, Will Courtney returned home to California, spent time in Nashville and New Mexico, and finally landed back in Austin. His sophomore solo disc, Planning Escapes, never strays far from the rootsy jangle reflecting his L.A. roots. Recalling the smooth melodies of the Beach Boys and Byrdsian guitar pop that influenced R.E.M., it soars. – Jim Caligiuri
Now a citizen of the world, Austin’s expatriated rock & roll ambassador returns to the most sympathetic local venue of his 30-plus years here. Escovedo’s Continental residencies balanced power chords and Triple-A themes before frothing audiences, usually booked in the pre-production stages of a new LP. Workshop, preview, or both? – Tim Stegall
De Palma was at the top of his game in this thriller about a sound recordist who hears more than he's supposed to.
4PM, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth
Hitchcock's film uses psychiatric methodology to solve a murder for which an amnesiac is being framed. After the screening, Rebecca McInroy and Drs. Bob Duke and Art Markman, the hosts of KUT’s “Two Guys on Your Head,” will discuss brain function, dreams, memory, and trauma. Read a full review of Spellbound.
7:30PM, AFS Cinema, 6226 Middle Fiskville
Triple bill of of original film, the shot-for-shot remake, and the documentary about its making.
8:45PM, Blue Starlite Drive-In at Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st
One of our favorite galleries in this art-loving town presents an evolution-themed exhibition in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, the Society of Systematic Biologists, and the American Society of Naturalists. Dig it: real art and real science. Through July 30
Art.Science.Gallery., In the Canopy compound, 916 Springdale #102, 512/522-8278
Bounding off the success of last year’s High Scores art show comes this vivid sequel, in which 25 artists pay tribute to their favorite video games, from early arcade classics to cutting-edge modern-day masterpieces. Reception (with live music from that unstoppable synthwave nostalgist Jaunter): Fri., July 1, 7-10pm, Free
Guzu Gallery, 5000 N. Lamar, 512/454-4898
Celebrate the holiday the way they used to back in the day, with a square dance Friday night (8-11pm). Then Old Texas Comes Alive Saturday and Sunday (10am-5pm) as they gussy up their star-spangled historic sites for the Fourth. Fri.-Sun., July 1-3. $10.
Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr., 512/837-1215
The cool kids call it RTX. The people that supply you with your Red vs. Blue machinima fix and new series Day 5 bring you this celebration of gaming and internet culture. Get your hands on the newest games before they hit the streets, learn about VR from the creator of Oculus Rift, and so much more! Get 10% off your passes using the code: RTXCHRON. Fri.-Sun., July 1-3. $45-85.
Raise funds for the Workers Defense Project while enjoying live music by Dry Sky & Kyote and Real Ale Brewing Company beers on tap. 6-9pm. Free.
In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd., 512/275-6357
Friday night's game begins Red, White & Blue Weekend which features a fireworks display at the end of each evening game. This four-day series vs. the Iowa Cuba includes two double-headers, Thursday and Saturday. Thu., June 30, 5pm; Fri., July 1, 7:05pm; Sat., July 2, 4:30pm; Sun., July 3, 7:05pm. $7-16.
Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/255-2255