Days prior to ACL Fest, the single most notable international act sneaks into Austin under the cover of Empire’s tent. Scion of Malian guitar god Ali Farka Touré (1939–2006), Niafunké native Vieux Farka Touré, 36, blazes where the elder burned. AFT garnered comparisons to John Lee Hooker, but VFT nets Hendrix nods for his scorching, chromatic drone. New disc Samba decrees dance or (com)bust.
Mon., Oct. 2, 8pm