Shakey Graves plays new material at Moody Amphitheater, plus more Austin music picks for late October
ACL may be done, but now it’s time for Formula 1, Levitation, Halloween, and more, so you might as well just prepare yourself to permanently stay out on the town. See here for a handful of great local shows that can help fill in the gaps (or serve as alternatives to the big events) throughout the remainder of October.
Harvest Thieves at The White Horse – Friday, October 20
Country vets Harvest Thieves have readied a new album, As The Sparks Fly Upwards — their first since 2016 — and they’ll ring in its release at The White Horse this Friday, October 20. Georgia Parker and Greg Loftus & The 1099s are on the bill as well. Cover will be $10 at the door. The band is also doing an in-store performance and signing at Waterloo Records the day before (Thursday, October 19).
Peach Fuzz Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Party at Radio East – Saturday, October 21
Celebrate 10 years of Peach Fuzz — “Austin's only sex-positive nudie mag” — this Saturday, October 21, at the newly opened Radio East. The Texas Gentlemen, Lady Dan, and Brown Burlesque are set to perform, and you can also expect vendors, “sexy surprises,” and more. Tickets for this event are $21.47.
Lord Friday The 13th at The Far Out Lounge – Sunday, October 22
Trash-glam punk rockers Lord Friday The 13th are about to spend most of what remains of 2023 on a European tour, but don’t worry; You can catch them before they go this Sunday, October 22, at The Far Out Lounge. Grocery Bag and The Get Lows round out the bill. Tickets for the show are $10.
Ghostland Observatory at Buck’s Backyard – Saturday, October 28
Toss on your best costume and dance the night away with the one and only Ghostland Observatory on Saturday, October 28, at Buck’s Backyard in Buda. The electro-dance duo will be joined by Urban Heat, and there will be an after party with DJ Toddy B. GA tickets for this show are $35.
Shakey Graves at Moody Amphitheater – Saturday, October 28
About a month or so ago, Shakey Graves put out a new album, Movie Of The Week, and now it’s time for a hometown show. You can see the singer-songwriter at Moody Amphitheater on Saturday, October 28. Flipturn will open the evening. Tickets are $38.
A Rocky Horror Halloween at Radio East – Tuesday, October 31
Leave a bowl of candy on your front door and spend your Halloween (Tuesday, October 31) with a dynamic pair of local rock acts, A Giant Dog and Trouble In The Streets, at Radio East. This “Rocky Horror Halloween” will also feature a costume contest, candy, and more. Tickets are $22.03.