The North Door
502 Brushy, Austin, 78702, 512/710-9765
Rising from the spiritual ashes of beloved Nineties club the Electric Lounge, the North Door boasts a similarly eclectic and progressive booking policy. Experimental jazz switches off with alternative rock, while hip-hop and electronica muscle in, too. Taking advantage of its location in the defunct 501 Studios, the ND also hosts plays, poetry readings, comedy, musicals, TV viewings, games, and pretty much anything else you can put under a roof and charge a cover for. The 300-person capacity keeps shows intimate, while the variety of acts makes the age range fluid.
Fri., Jan. 19, 9pm
Peligrosa w/ Orión García, Pagame, El Dusty, Manolo Black, Sonora, King Louie, DJ Manny, Chorizo Funk
Sat., Jan. 20, 1pm and Sun., Jan. 21, 1pm
School of Rock present Talking Heads & Alt Nation
Sat., Jan. 20, 8:30pm
Sat., Jan. 27, 12:30pm and Sun., Jan. 28, 12:30pm
School of Rock Austin presents Iron Maiden vs Judas Priest & Guitar Gods
Stories told here explore themes of sexuality, gender identity, dating, marriage, masturbation, break-ups, health, and more, and the performers can be funny, informative, fictional, thoughtful, embarrassing, raunchy, heart-warming, political, or completely personal. And this month features Micah Rodriguez, Adam Sultan, Holly Lorka, and Robert Pelton Arjet, emceed by Mia Martina and Sadie Smythe. Bonus: music by DJ Chorizo Funk and giveaways from Adult Video Megaplex and Package Menswear. Note: Interpreted for the deaf by SOULumination. Jan. 17-18. Wed.-Thu., 8pm. $12-20.
Let's talk about sex, bay-be. Storytellers share the raunchy to the heart-warming and everything in between. Wed., Jan. 17 - Thu., Jan. 18, 6:30pm, 6:30pm. $15-33.
Lend a helping hand to these marching bands while enjoy their raucous and infectious sounds. There will be a silent auction and probably some impromptu mayhem. Sat., Jan. 20, 8:30pm. $10.