Well, Austin, now that you’ve hacked and chainsawed enough fallen tree limbs for a lifetime, let’s get you back on the live music train. Below you’ll find a handful of quality shows that are in the remainder of February.
Night Drive at the Parish – Thursday, February 16
After being shut down due to damage sustained from a fire, the Parish is back in business. Head there this Thursday, February 16, to celebrate their re-opening and to dance the night away with a trio of synth-leaning acts – Night Drive, Urban Heat, and Holy Wire. Tickets for the show are $15.
Good Looks at Sagebrush – Friday, February 17
The oft-buzzed about Good Looks haven’t played Austin since ACL Fest, so don’t miss out on the chance to see them at Sagebrush this Friday, February 17. The indie rockers will be joined by Indoor Creature. By the way, you should buy tickets in advance, as the price jumps from $12 to $18 the day of the show.
Slomo Drags at Hotel Vegas – Tuesday, February 21
Jackson Albracht, the frontman for power pop act Slomo Drags, is having himself a birthday party at Hotel Vegas on Tuesday, February 21. His band will headline a great lineup that also includes Billy Glitter, the Magic Rockers of Texas, and Burgess Meredith. Tickets for the show are $10.
Redbud at the Ballroom – Friday, February 24
Redbud have a noteworthy new EP out – it’s called Long Night, and the release party for it is happening at the Ballroom on Friday, February 24. Sleep Well, About You, and Font will all serve as support for the breezy indie pop band. Tickets are $12.
Austin Music Awards at the Mohawk – Sunday, February 26
The 41st Annual Austin Music Awards are set to take place at the Mohawk on Sunday, February 26. Be there to not only cheer on the winners of the Austin Chronicle Music Poll, but to see performances by Jackie Venson, Como Las Movies (with Sabrina Ellis), the Keeled Scales Family Band (featuring members of Good Looks, The Deer, and Sun June), and more. Tickets are $20 and proceeds benefit the SIMS Foundation.