The Midgetmen, The Golden Boys, Survive, Residual Kid, Riverboat Gamblers, The Octopus Project, Eagle Claw, OBN IIIs, Ssleeperhold
The Midgetmen(Thu., 10:45pm, Hotel Vegas)
Fun-loving fourpiece equally reminiscent of Dinosaur Jr. and Fidlar.
The Golden Boys(Thu., 11:30pm, Hotel Vegas)
Spirited guitar rock outfit with four lead singers so four times as many great songs.
Survive(Fri., 10:30pm, Holy Mountain inside)
The flagship band of Austin's experimental synth scene.
Residual Kid(Fri., 10:45pm, Parish)
Grunged-out teenage noise-punk trio who brutalize their instruments.
Riverboat Gamblers(Sat., 10:15pm, Red 7 outside)
Melodic punk vets known for live-wire performances where frontman Mike Wiebe invariably endangers himself.
The Octopus Project(Sat., 11pm, Cheer Up Charlie's)
Eccentric experimenters replete with theremin, electric guitars, and electro pixilation.
Eagle Claw(Sat., 11:45pm, Elysium)
Instrumental metal crushers.
OBN IIIs(Sat., 12:45am, Beerland)
Orville Bateman Neeley III's hard rockers recall a mixture of BÖC and Sonic's Rendezvous Band.
Ssleeperhold(Sun., 10:30pm, Holy Mountain inside)
Dark, jarring electronic experimentalism from bass addict José Cola.