Bar rock/tabs extraordinaire.
Nature’s muse in cowboy boots. Good Field, Belaire, too.
Toes be jamming at the former Metal & Lace as T.J. Wade’s Foot Patrol lays down fetishized Minneapolis techno-funk. You might even catch a glimpse of his valley girl alter-ego, Chrissy. New Pocket FishRmen tracks like “Momanatrix” find the erudite Austin punk vets maturing with all the subtlety of stinky cheese. Lick Lick’s latest, Good Touch Bad Touch, accentuates their acrobatic prog-punk spirals with a groovy vein of heavy metal badassery. Nicholas Rage opens the all-local gathering at 10pm.– Greg Beets
The 10th annual No Idea Festival continues, featuring an array of artists pushing the edges of music. Highlights include commissioned compositions from Catherine Lamb and Bryan Eubanks; jazz drummer Alvin Fielder in quartet with Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Milo Tamez, and Misha Marks; and Parisian electro-experiementalists Xavier Lopez and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval met by Baltimore’s Bonnie Jones. More info.
Friday 22: Damon Smith, Sandy Ewen; Catherine Lamb & Bryan Eubanks; Alvin Fielder, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Milo Tamez, Misha Marks– Doug Freeman
McCallum High christens new theatre with Hill Country bard raising funds for the school orchestra.