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July 16, 2014

photos by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin

Lionel Richie @ 360 Amphitheater - 7/10/2014
Lionel Richie @ 360 Amphitheater - 7/10/2014

Lionel Richie brought his ongoing tour to Austin for a show at 360 Amphitheater last week (7/10). It was a hits-filled set with material dating back to his Commodores days, as well as plenty of solo stuff too. "Dancing on the Ceiling," "Brick House," "All Night Long" and many more favorites were played. Pictures of the night (though unfortunately none of opener Cee Lo Green) are in this post.

More, with the setlist, below...

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July 11, 2014

The Coathangers at Burgerama III (more by Debi Del Grande)
coathangers

The Coathangers recently wrapped up a short run through the south, and will be hitting the road for a full US tour soon. Joining them on most dates will be Portland punks White Fang. They will be in Houston at Fitzgeralds on 7/25 (tickets), Austin at Red 7 on 7/26 (tickets), Dallas at Club Dada on 7/27 (tickets) and San Antonio at Ten Eleven on 7/28 (no advance tix). The Atlanta trio have been busy supporting their new album Suck My Shirt which was released on Suicide Squeeze Records.

Throughout the tour they will also be meeting up with Ceremony and Nothing in Tucson on 7/31; Dum Dum Girls, Bleached, Best Coast and Shannon and the Clams at Burger-a-Go-Go in Los Angeles 8/2; and then ending the tour with Black Lips for Andy Animal's Meltasia in La Fayette, GA on 9/5.

All dates are listed, with a couple videos, below...

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July 10, 2014

James Vincent McMorrow in NYC in April 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
James Vincent McMorrow

Dublin based indie singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow is heading out on another tour in support of his album Post Tropical, which came out earlier this year. He'll come through Texas for two dates to start the tour. The first show is in Dallas at The Kessler Theater on November 1. After that he'll come through Austin for a show at The Belmont on November 2. Tickets aren't yet on available for those shows, but they should be up soon via the websites for each venue.

For the full list of tour dates, head over to BrooklynVegan. Check out the video for "Cavalier" below.

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Rhett Miller at Sasquatch 2014 (more by Chris and Rae Graham)
Rhett Miller

Alt-country veterans Old 97's are touring, and frontman Rhett Miller will be playing some solo shows as well. That includes a handful in Texas for both the band and Rhett solo.

Both Old 97's and Rhett solo will play the Dia De Los Toadies Festival in Fort Worth at the Panther Island Pavilion on September 13. This fest will also naturally include The Toadies (playing Rubberneck in its entirety), as well as Ume, Quaker City Nighthawks, Pleasant Grove, Somebody's Darling, Residual Kid, The Longshots, and Blank-Men. Tickets for the fest are on sale now. Old 97's will next play Moonamp Music Festival in San Antonio on September 27 at Sunken Garden Theater which also includes Ryan Bingham, Marc Ford, Elijah Ford, and The Silent Comedy (tickets). They will wrap up the tour in Austin at Stubb's on October 17. Tickets for that show aren't yet on sale, but they should be up soon via the venue's website.

Rhett will play a solo show in Fort Worth at Shipping and Receiving Bar on August 2, where he'll be joined by CoyoteHead, Salim Nourahllah & the Treefort 5, and Brenna Manzare (tickets). He'll play two shows in one night in Houston at McGonigel's Mucky Duck on September 10, tickets for which are available here and here.

For full tour info for both Old 97's and Rhett, head over to BrooklynVegan. Check out a video of Old 97's playing a recent show in NYC below...

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July 9, 2014

Warpaint in NYC in June (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Warpaint

Los Angeles indie crew Warpaint have been touring a lot this year in support of their most recent album. They're hitting the road in August and then again in October, and they'll be coming through Texas twice. They'll stop by for a non-tour date at Utopia Fest (in Utopia, TX) on September 13, which will also feature GZA, Father John Misty, Cold War Kids, Dan Deacon and Kishi Bashi, among others (full lineup on flyer below). Tickets for the fest are on sale now.

Warpaint will then close out their October leg with a show in Dallas at South Side Music Hall on October 22. Tickets for the Dallas show aren't yet on sale but they should be up soon via the venue's website.

Full tour info and more at BrooklynVegan. Check out a Warpaint video below...

Continue reading "Warpaint playing Utopia Fest (lineup) & Dallas on tour"

Rural Alberta Advantage at BV SXSW 2011 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Rural Alberta Advantage

Toronto Indie-folk group The Rural Alberta Advantage recently announced a new album and tour. They'll head out in support of the upcoming Mended with Gold, which is out September 30, in the fall with fellow Canadians July Talk, stopping in TX for a show in Dallas at Club Dada on November 4 and Austin at Red 7 on November 5. Tickets for the Dallas show are on sale now, and tickets for the Austin show should be up via Red 7's site soon.

Full tour schedule and more BrooklynVegan. Check out a new song, "Terrified," from Mended With Gold below...

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July 8, 2014

OFF! at BV SXSW 2014 (more by Tim Griffin)
OFF!

L.A. punk supergroup OFF! will be touring in August with legendary drummer Dale Crover of the Melvins replacing their usual drummer, Hot Snakes/Rocket From the Crypt's Mario Rubalcaba. The tour starts with three TX dates. Keith Morris and co. will hit El Paso for a show at Lowbrow Palace on August 6, San Antonio at Korova on August 8 and Austin at Mohawk on August 9. The tour is with Bad Antics and Gay Kiss, but making the San Antonio and Austin bills even better, another group of veteran punks, The Dwarves, will be opening as well.

Tickets for the San Antonio and Austin shows will go on sale Friday July 11 at 10 AM. Tickets for the El Paso show are not yet on sale but should be available soon via the Lowbrow Palace website.

Full tour schedule and more at BrooklynVegan. Watch a newly-released video from their record release show, below...

Continue reading "OFF! playing 3 TX shows (2 w/ The Dwarves) on upcoming tour featuring the Melvins' Dale Crover on drums"

July 2, 2014

The Sword at Mohawk in February (more by Tim Griffin)
The Sword

Austin-based heavy label American Icon Records are putting on some shows for the 4th of July weekend. The A.I.R. Expo will run from July 4-5 at Mohawk and features a pretty killer lineup of heavy, doomy bands. The legendary Pentagram will head up the Friday (7/4) bill that features The Well, Warmaster, Ditch Witch and Brothers Collateral. Saturday night (7/5) will bring The Sword, Sweat Lodge, Eagle Claw, P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S. and Burnt Skull. Tickets are on sale now, with single day tickets for either Friday or Saturday costing $27.50 each, as well as a 2-day pass so you can catch all the action for an even $50.

Pentagram have some other upcoming dates in Texas, playing in Houston at Fitzgerald's on July 3 with Venemous Maximus and Sanctus Bellum (tickets), and in Dallas at Gas Monkey Bar n Grill on July 5 with Venemous Maximus and Tri-County Terror (tickets). After that they'll head to Europe, and you can check out all their dates below.

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Psychedelic Furs in NYC in 2013 (more by Greg Cristman)
Psychedelic Furs

The road warriors in the Psychedelic Furs are touring again in October and November. They'll be joined by fellow alt-rock veterans The Lemonheads, a combo that's happened before.

The tour is pretty much West Coast/Southwest-exclusive, and will include a whopping five Texas dates. They'll celebrate Halloween with a stop in Dallas at House of Blues on October 31 (tickets). After that, they'll play Austin at Emo's on November 1 (tickets), Houston at House of Blues on November 2 where they'll be joined by The Technicolors (tickets), San Antonio at Empire Theatre on November 5 (tickets), and finally in El Paso at The Plaza Theatre on Novermber 6 (tickets).


Tickets for all of these shows are on sale now. Check out the complete list of dates below.

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Sargeist at Martyrdoom Fest in NYC (more by Caroline Harrison)
Sargeist

Theatrically old-school Finnish black metal band Sargeist have been making their presence felt in the U.S. lately. They've been touring with fellow evil Fins Behexen for much of the summer, and they just played a set in Brooklyn at Martyrdoom Fest that garnered some rave reviews from the folks at Invisible Oranges. You'll have a chance to catch them in Austin tonight (7/2) at Red 7, where they'll be joined by Ritual Decay and Sturmgewehr (Behexen and Morbosidad played there last night). Tickets are no longer available online but they'll be at the door.

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