Roky Erickson celebrates 70th birthday with ‘God Devil Alien’ concert in Austin

Roky Erickson at Music Under the Star at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on Friday, July 11, 2014. 7/11/2014 Martin do Nascimento/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Austin legend and psychedelic music originator Roky Erickson turns 70 this year and he’ll celebrate by headlining a special ‘God Devil Alien’ concert at the American Legion Charles Johnson House on July 15. Advance tickets are $20 and available now. 

Erickson will be joined at the event by secret guests, including artists who have worked with and been influenced by him.

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The evening will also feature DJ Fontana spinning some of Erickson’s favorite tunes, hot dogs and adult beverages provided by Frank and  a 13th Floor Elevators gallery retrospective. More information.

 

 

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