Austin native Carrie Rodriguez follows up both Lucinda Williams and the Flatlanders on the Paramount stage for the release of fifth solo disc Give Me All You Got. She describes herself as a reluctant songwriter, but her latest speaks candidly about love, loss, and whiskey with sweetly earnest vocals and fiddle prowess worthy of the finest Texas dance hall. San Antonio songstress Nicolette Good supports with her own folk tunes, fleshed out by locals Jesse Ebaugh (Heartless Bastards) and Jonathan Doyle (White Ghost Shivers). – Cara Tillman
Following up Mike Cooley’s ATX solo gig, Skynyrd returns.
Emo's, 2015 E. Riverside
Bayou City native Fat Tony’s New York-on-molasses style harks back to the Geto Boys’ fusion of NYC ice and dirty Southern heat on 2010’s RABDARGRAB and last year’s Double Dragon collaboration with Tom Cruz. – Chase Hoffberger
21st century garage-rock Nuggets.
Mohawk, 912 Red River