Spoon's Britt Daniel and friends to play Antones, plus more Austin music picks for early August
It’s August, which means it’s still really hot outside, but at least there’s plenty of quality local shows for you to attend. See here for recommendations that span the first half of the month.
TC Superstar at the Mohawk – Friday, August 4
TC Superstar are set to release “Can Love Be Kept Apart” — their third new single of 2023 — this Friday, August 4. On that same night, you can see them at the Mohawk. The collaborative performance group, which sports a synth-leaning sound and plenty of dancers, will be joined by Cloud Companion and Hey Cowboy. Tickets for the show are $15.
Rival Waves at 3TEN ACL Live – Saturday, August 5
Rival Waves will play 3TEN ACL Live this Saturday, August 5. The alt rockers will be performing in support of their new album, A Meaningless Chaos, which is due out the day before the show.The Dead Coats and Lola Tried will kick off the evening. Tickets are $15.
Night Drive at the Parish – Saturday, August 5
Synth pop vets Night Drive have a new EP, Position II, coming out this Friday, and the release show for it will happen at the Parish the next night, Saturday, August 5. Show up early to catch sets from Haunt Me and Holy Wire. Tickets are $20.
Moving Panoramas & Mountain Time at Hotel Vegas – Thursday, August 10
If you prefer an early evening show, then get yourself to Hotel Vegas on Thursday, August 10. Music will get underway at 7:30pm, and the lineup consists of two great longtime Austin acts: Moving Panoramas and Mountain Time (Chris Simpson of Mineral). Tickets for this are just $10.
Britt Daniel & Jo Alice at Antone’s – Friday, August 11
Spoon’s Britt Daniel and a friend, Jo Alice, will play Antone’s on Friday, August 11. These two are worth seeing as a duo, but the show will also feature two special guests – Andrew Cashen (of A Giant Dog, Sweet Spirit, and more) and John Doe. Tickets are $20. Get them while you can.
Tameca Jones at Antone’s – Saturday, August 12
All-star soul singer Tameca Jones can be seen at Antone’s on Saturday, August 12. The bill for the “Back To School” show also contains Riders Against The Storm and Montenko, which makes it a pretty stacked affair. Tickets are $20.