Derek Udensi

Club Listings

As the Chronicle's club listings editor, Derek compiles a weekly list of music events occurring across town. The University of Texas alum also writes about hip-hop as a contributor to the music section.

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Austin FC Season Kickoff, Black History Month, and More Community Events
Austin FC Season Kickoff, Black History Month, and More Community Events
Get out and about in Austin while the weather's good

Arts, Feb. 22, 2024

The Austin Music Awards, a Black Rock Maverick, and More Crucial Concerts
The Austin Music Awards, a Black Rock Maverick, and More Crucial Concerts
Our recommended shows for the week ahead

Music, Feb. 22, 2024

Crypta, Cherubs, and More Crucial Concerts for the Week
Crypta, Cherubs, and More Crucial Concerts for the Week
Must-see shows for the weekend and beyond

Music, Feb. 15, 2024

Lydia Loveless, Helado Negro, and More Crucial Concerts
Lydia Loveless, Helado Negro, and More Crucial Concerts
Essential Austin gigs in the coming week

Music, Feb. 8, 2024

Dog Toys and Puppy Sports Lead Our Recommended Community Events
Dog Toys and Puppy Sports Lead Our Recommended Community Events
Bucking broncos, drag vampires, and more highlights

Arts, Feb. 8, 2024

Terry Allen, ericdoa, and More Crucial Concerts
Terry Allen, ericdoa, and More Crucial Concerts
Essential Austin gigs in the coming week

Music, Feb. 1, 2024

El Tule’s Final Show and More Crucial Concerts This Week
El Tule’s Final Show and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Catch Lucinda Williams, Escuela Grind, or Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold

Music, Jan. 18, 2024

A.L. West at a Bookstore, and More Crucial Concerts This Week
A.L. West at a Bookstore, and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Stop by Stalefish’s album release or Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap

Music, Jan. 11, 2024

Review: J Soulja, <i>BOX WITH GOD: EP</i>
Review: J Soulja, BOX WITH GOD: EP
The Smoke Out founder flexes among refreshing Austin features

Music, Jan. 4, 2024

Free Week’s Big Weekend and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Free Week’s Big Weekend and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Plus back-to-back gigs from Cactus Lee, Runner and Bobby

Music, Jan. 4, 2024

Free Week and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Free Week and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Catch Skourge, Magna Carda, and more at the no-cost annual fest

Music, Dec. 28, 2023

Walker Lukens’ The Last Walt and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Walker Lukens’ The Last Walt and More Crucial Concerts This Week
From Explosions in the Sky to CAPYAC’s Far Out Fest

Music, Dec. 14, 2023

The <i>Chronicle</i>’s Favorite Austin Albums of 2023
The Chronicle’s Favorite Austin Albums of 2023
Ten music writers reflect on the records they loved this year

Music, Dec. 14, 2023

Me Nd Adam’s Keep Austin Cheer’d and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Me Nd Adam’s Keep Austin Cheer’d and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Get in the holiday spirit with Spaceflight Records or Spiritualized

Music, Dec. 7, 2023

Review: Feddi Brosevelt, <i>Dope Rhyme Sayer</i>
Review: Feddi Brosevelt, Dope Rhyme Sayer
Solo refresh maintains street-focused style with a few added twists

Music, Nov. 30, 2023

Deerhoof at Wizard Rodeo and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Wizard Rodeo and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Austin acts El Combo Oscuro and sleep well. both host album release shows

Music, Nov. 30, 2023

Alex Maas’ Captivating 13th Floor Lineup and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Alex Maas’ Captivating 13th Floor Lineup and More Crucial Concerts This Week
From sunn O))) to Carolyn Wonderland, Shelley King, Marcia Ball’s holiday show

Music, Nov. 22, 2023

UT-Austin’s Esports Level Up
UT-Austin’s Esports Level Up
A new state-of-the-art gaming arena creates a space for all students

Screens, Nov. 16, 2023

The First-Ever Austin Women in Jazz Festival and More Crucial Concerts This Week
The First-Ever Austin Women in Jazz Festival and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Plus visiting acts from Burna Boy to Mike Dimes and Dro Kenji

Music, Nov. 16, 2023

The Pharcyde and Brownout’s Special Fest Collaboration and More Crucial Concerts This Week
The Pharcyde and Brownout’s Special Fest Collaboration and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Find Nineties alt-hip-hop pioneers and Caroline Rose at two separate benefits

Music, Nov. 9, 2023

Meanwhile Brewing’s Free Birthday Bash and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Meanwhile Brewing’s Free Birthday Bash and More Crucial Concerts This Week
From Jonathan Richman at the Continental to Saweetie at AFROTECH

Music, Nov. 2, 2023

The American Analog Set’s Heavy Return and Seven More Songs From Austin Artists
The American Analog Set’s Heavy Return and Seven More Songs From Austin Artists
New music picks from Pelvis Wrestley, NOOK Turner, the Teeta, and more

Music, Nov. 2, 2023

Gary Clark Jr.’s Free Longhorn City Limits Show and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Gary Clark Jr.’s Free Longhorn City Limits Show and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Recommended shows for Halloween night, from Genesis Owusu to Full of Hell

Music, Oct. 26, 2023

Mexico City/Austin Trio Demons My Friends and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Mexico City/Austin Trio Demons My Friends and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Plus the debut of Radio Coffee’s new location and Natalie Jane Hill’s Texas return

Music, Oct. 19, 2023

Quin NFN, corook, ​​and More Highlights From Sunday at ACL Fest
Quin NFN, corook, ​​and More Highlights From Sunday at ACL Fest
From viral “If I Were a Fish” to M83’s essential “Midnight City”

Music, Oct. 16, 2023

Sudan Archives, Ben Kweller, and More Highlights From Saturday at ACL Fest
Sudan Archives, Ben Kweller, and More Highlights From Saturday at ACL Fest
Texans Angel White, Blakchyl stood out under an annular eclipse

Music, Oct. 15, 2023

Meat Joy Reunion Shows and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Meat Joy Reunion Shows and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Ways to celebrate the annular eclipse, fundraise for Sarah Brown, and avoid ACL

Music, Oct. 12, 2023

10 Essential Acts to See at ACL Fest
10 Essential Acts to See at ACL Fest
Must-see visiting acts at Zilker Park, from Kendrick Lamar to Rina Sawayama

Music, Oct. 5, 2023

17 Texas Artists to See at ACL Fest
17 Texas Artists to See at ACL Fest
Lone Star acts to catch at Zilker, from Houston breakout d4vd to Austin’s Die Spitz

Music, Oct. 5, 2023

Hard Proof’s Fela Kuti Felabration!! and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Hard Proof’s Fela Kuti Felabration!! and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta, Janelle Monáe, and Mockjaw lead our recommended shows

Music, Oct. 5, 2023

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