Hong Kong Wigs kick off residency, plus more Austin music picks for early April
If you’ve yet to crawl out of your post-SXSW hole, then a busy April across Austin’s music scene should do the trick. Here’s what you should considering catching in the first half of the month.
Hong Kong Wigs at the 13th Floor – Every Wednesday in April
Hot off the release of their catchy new single, “Fa Fa Fa,” power trio Hong Kong Wigs are hunkering down at the 13th Floor where they’ll play every Wednesday this month. The whole run of lineups isn’t out yet, but on April 5, Pollen RX and Exotic Fruits play support, and April 12 will feature Star Parks and Alex Riegelman. Tickets for each show are $10.
Mamahawk at Hotel Vegas – Thursday, April 6
Mamahawk have readied a new single, “Walk In The Fire,” and the release show is at Hotel Vegas this Thursday, April 6. Joining the versatile pop band will be two of Austin’s best folk-leaning acts, Lady Dan and Half Dream. Tickets for the show are $10.
Ramesh at Hotel Vegas – Friday, April 7
Voxtrot vocalist Ramesh is set to play with Trumpeter Swan at Hotel Vegas this Friday, April 7. Cover for the show is just $5, which is a low, low price for these two indie pop acts, but the best news here may actually be that this is an early event with doors at 6:30 pm and music starting at 7:30 pm.
Los Coast at Antone’s – Friday, April 7
Los Coast will have their psych-tinged soul sound on display at Antone’s this Friday, April 7. Pop R&B up-and-comer Arya will kick off the show, which a memorial for Preston, a beloved former employee at the venue. Tickets are $17.
Narrow Head at the Parish – Thursday, April 13
Alternative rock act Narrow Head recently released a noteworthy new album, Moments Of Clarity, and you’ll be able to take in selections from it at the Parish on Thursday, April 13. On Being An Angel and Vamps round out the bill. Tickets for the show are $18.
Felt Out at the Mohawk – Friday, April 14
Until I’m Light is the title of the new Felt Out (formerly Emme) album that’s coming out on Friday, April 14. On that same date, you’ll be able to see the electronic pop duo at the Mohawk with Font and Loveme. Tickets for the show are $12 in advance.