ACL Fest late show roster includes Sylvan Esso, Odesza, St. Vincent, the National

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If music in the park isn’t your thing, but you still want to get in on that Austin City Limits Festival action, then warm up those clicking fingers. ACL Fest just announced almost 40 late night shows.

Highlights include a series of Stubb’s shows with Sylvan Esso, the National and St. Vincent. The Red River amphitheater will also host a big electronic music bash featuring Odesza, Jai Wolf and Evan Giia. 

RELATED: How to hear ACL Fest artists without buying a ticket

The folks who started a Facebook group to protest ’90s singer, Lisa Loeb’s low billing on the festival lineup (she’s playing a kids set on the Austin Kiddie Limits stage) will be happy to discover that they can “Give Lisa Loeb the Crowd She Deserves” when she plays the Scoot Inn on Oct. 8 with Dizzy. Fellow ’90s rockers the Breeders will also play the Scoot, as will Canadian dream pop act Alvvays and indie rockers X Ambassadors.

The National performs at the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on Sunday October 6, 2013. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Emo’s also has a solid set of bookings that include Puerto Rican rapper Residente, British soul collective Jungle (with Rhye) and Manchester Orchestra. Meanwhile the Mohawk hosts Parquet Courts, Amen Dunes and Arizona. NYC-based rockers Big Thief will also play the Mohawk with local powerhouse, Sweet Spirit.

Finally, the best ACL late shows are often the small ones. We predict the Oct. 5 Antone’s show with Japanese Breakfast and Molly Burch will be one of the first to sell out.

C3 Concerts E-list subscribers will have an opportunity to buy tickets on Wednesday, August 22 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. In order to be eligible to receive presale passcodes, you must confirm subscription to the C3 Concerts E-List at by Tuesday, August 21 at 11:59 p.m.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m. through

The Official 2018 ACL Fest Late Night Shows:

10/4      A R I Z O N A w/ slenderbodies @ Mohawk
10/4      Gang of Youths @ Antone’s (18+)
10/5      St. Vincent @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
10/5      The Wombats w/ YUNGBLUD @ Emo’s Austin
10/5      Sofi Tukker w/ Ikebe Shakedown @ Scoot Inn
10/5      Gryffin (DJ Set) @ Vulcan Gas Company (18+)
10/5      Japanese Breakfast w/ Molly Burch @ Antone’s (18+)
10/5      FATAI @ Stubb’s Indoors
10/6      San Holo (DJ Set) + Friends @ Emo’s Austin (18+)
10/6      Amen Dunes @ Mohawk
10/6      X Ambassadors w/ Lewis Capaldi @ Scoot Inn
10/6      Shame w/ Naked Giants @ Barracuda (Outdoors)
10/6      Houndmouth w/ Neighbor Lady @ Antone’s (18+)
10/6      Kydd Jones @ Stubb’s Indoors
10/7      The Breeders @ Scoot Inn
^10/7    Gospel Brunch: Bells of Joy @ Stubb’s Indoors
10/8      Lisa Loeb w/ Dizzy @ Scoot Inn
10/9      Bishop Briggs w/ Donna Missal @ Emo’s Austin
*10/10  David Byrne w/ Topaz Jones @ Bass Concert Hall
10/1    Waller Creek Conservancy Benefit feat. Wild Child w/ Golden Dawn Arkestra @Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
10/10    Residente @ Emo’s Austin
10/10    Alvvays w/ Caroline Says @ Scoot Inn
10/11    The National @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
10/11    Jungle & Rhye @ Emo’s Austin
10/11    Big Thief w/ Sweet Spirit @ Mohawk
10/11    Sir Sly w/ VÉRITÉ @ Scoot Inn
10/11    Alice Merton w/ Sasha Sloan @ The Parish
10/11    Mt. Joy w/ Duncan Fellows @ Antone’s (18+)
10/11    Magic City Hippies @ Stubb’s Indoors
10/12    Sylvan Esso w/ Durand Jones & The Indications @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
10/12    Illenium w/ Trivecta @ Emo’s Austin (18+)
10/12    Reignwolf @ Antone’s (18+)
10/13    ODESZA w/ Jai Wolf & EVAN GIIA @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
10/13    Manchester Orchestra w/ Summer Salt @ Emo’s Austin
10/13    Parquet Courts w/ Sass @ Mohawk
10/13    Trampled By Turtles w/ Phil Cook @ Scoot Inn
10/13    Harry Paradise @ Stubb’s Indoors
10/14    Curtis Harding @ Antone’s
^10/14  Gospel Brunch: Ty Morris & H.O.W. @ Stubb’s Indoors

*Already on sale
^Reservations available by phone only through 512.480.8341

A Sweetheart of a show: Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman coming to ACL Live

Performers on the “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” 50th anniversary tour stopping at ACL Live on Nov. 10 are (l-r) Marty Stuart, Chris Hillman, Chris Scruggs, Roger McGuinn, Harry Stinson and Kenny Vaughan. Contributed/Alysse Gafkjen

Could this be the country music show of the year in Austin? At the very least, it’s the proto-alt-country show of the year. Founding Byrds members Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman will team with country-bluegrass great Marty Stuart and his band the Fabulous Superlatives at ACL Live on Nov. 10 to revisit “Sweetheart of the Rodeo,” the groundbreaking country-folk-rock crossover album that came out 50 years ago this month.

Tickets, $49.50-$79.50, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, via the venue’s website.

RELATED: More Austin360 news on upcoming local concerts

“Sweetheart of the Rodeo” was released on Aug. 30, 1968, and helped give rise to the short but brilliant career of Gram Parsons, who died five years later from a drug overdose. Parsons joined the band after its initial mid-1960s hits such as “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “Turn Turn Turn,” pushing the group toward a synthesis of traditional country and its trademark folk-rock on the “Sweetheart” album.

The record proved to be highly influential on subsequent generations of musicians. Among those who took it to heart was Stuart, then a teenage bluegrass prodigy and later a hitmaking country star. Stuart owns the 1954 Fender Telecaster that previously belonged to the late Clarence White, who played guitar on the “Sweetheart” album; Stuart will play that guitar on this tour.

Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives — guitarist Kenny Vaughan, bassist Chris Scruggs and drummer Harry Stinson — will serve as the supporting band for McGuinn and Hillman. Set lists from late-July shows on the tour indicate that the show will include Byrds classics plus a few Stuart/Superlatives numbers, as well as an encore dominated by Tom Petty songs. Petty was close friends with both McGuinn and Hillman, and produced the latter’s solo album “Bidin’ My Time” last year, a few months before Petty’s death.

READ MORE: Chris Hillman’s new album weaves a last, and lasting, tie to Tom Petty

ACL Fest: The 2018 schedule is out. These are our toughest conflicts

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The Austin City Limits Music Festival 2018, headlined by Paul McCartney, Metallica and Childish Gambino, takes place October 5-7 and 12-14 at Zilker Park. Festival organizers released the hourly schedule on Friday and sure, it’s a little early to be nailing down exactly where we plan to be when, but these are some of the tough choices we’re facing.

Noname at SXSW 2017. Erika Rich for American-Statesman


2:45 p.m. Alvvays (Miller Lite) vs. Noname (HomeAway). Sonically speaking, there’s a fairly vast gulf between the jazzy spoken word/hip-hop stylings of Chicago artist Noname and the dreamy pop cadences of Toronto’s Alvvays. But both acts feature strong female leads and indulge in sentimental emotional swells and we suspect there’s a fair amount of crossover in their crowds.

6:45 p.m. Father John Misty (Barton Springs) vs. Hozier (Homeaway). This is s showdown of thoughtful male singer-songwriters that will likely confound many fest-goers. Here’s the $265 question: Do you prefer your dudes ironic or sincere? Father John will wrap his melodic entreaties in thorny witticisms. Hozier will aim straight for your heart. (If you like your dudes less singer-songwriter-y altogether, head over to the Miller Lite stage where the best hip-hop boy band in America, Brockhampton, will throw down).

RELATED: Is Paul McCartney the biggest act ACL has ever booked? 


The Breeders perform Saturday, April 21, at Emo’s in Austin. Kyser Lough/For American-Statesman

3:30 p.m. Japanese Breakfast (Barton Springs) vs. the Breeders (Homeaway) vs. Sweet Spirit (weekend one only, BMI). As the New York Times declared last year, “Rock’s not dead, it’s ruled by women.” This is an amazing time slot for folks who like lady rockers. That is, if you can clone yourself. Twice. The tough call for most folks who are into strong front-women will be whether to take in the expressive indie rock of Japanese Breakfast or the fuzzed-out post-grunge of the Breeders. But we’d like to throw in a vote for the home team here. Sabrina Ellis’ glam pop explosion Sweet Spirit is one of the best rock bands in the country right now. Don’t sleep!

7:30 p.m. Nelly (weekend one only, Homeaway) vs. Residente (Barton Springs). Look, it will almost certainly be “Hot in Herre” as R&B rap crooner Nelly takes the stage, but with the blazing new single “Sexo” burning up the charts, we’re confident that Puerto Rican rapper Residente will also drop a steamy set.


6 p.m. Camilla Cabello (American Express, weekend one only) vs. Travis Scott (Honda). These artists inhabit different sonic universes, so this might not be a conflict for aggro-rap diehards and, you know, anyone over 30. But both artists are dialed into a youth movement that makes them superstars. We suspect a lot of teenage girls (and those of us who are teenage girls at heart) will struggle with which side of the field to stake out.

This week’s music picks: Rock and Restock Central Texas Food Bank with Tameca Jones

Look, we’re offering you an opportunity to start your weekend early AND help the Austin community.

Thursday. Emily Wolfe SAFE benefit at Stubb’s indoor. Wolfe took most of 2017 off to strategize and write new music for her debut full-length due out later this year, but she whet our appetites for more new tunes with last year’s single “Holy Roller,” a hard-driving blues rocker propelled by muscular guitar. This show is a benefit for the SAFE Alliance, a local nonprofit that serves survivors of sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse and domestic violence. One hundred percent of ticket sales go to SAFE. $20. 7:45 p.m. doors. 801 Red River St. — D.S.S.

Tameca Jones performs at SXSW 2018. Erika Rich for American-Statesman

Thursday: Rock ‘n’ Restock at the Belmont. Austin’s queen of soul, Tameca Jones, puts on a spectacular show that’s worth the ticket price, but this benefit event for Central Texas Food Bank and the music patronage organization Black Fret also promises a special “super top secret headliner.” Opening the show is local band Shy Beast and DJ Mixer Rogers. $25. 6:30 p.m. doors. 301 W. Sixth St. — D.S.S.


Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Lanco at Austin360 Amphitheater

Dale Watson, Peterson Brothers at Continental Club

Texas KGB at One-2-One Bar


Residual Kid at Barracuda

Joel Guzman, David Grissom at Saxon Pub

Mike Stinson, Whitney Rose at Continental Club

Henry + the Invisibles at One 2 One

Ephraim Owens Experience, James McMurtry at Continental Gallery

Durawa, Tony Harrison at El Mercado Backstage

Shawn Pander at Townsend


Buckcherry, P.O.D., Lit, Alien Ant Farm at HEB Center

Teddy Glass at Waterloo Records

James McMurtry, Jon Dee Graham, William Harries Graham at Continental Club

Warren Hood at ABGB

Walt Wilkins, Wagoneers at Saxon Pub

Eve Monsees, David Holt, Bill Carter at Antone’s

Texas Radio Live with Johnny Fury, Aaron Stephens at Guero’s

Chris Gage & Friends with Kim Deschamps at El Mercado Backstage


Lost ’80s Live with A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Men Without Hats more at HEB Center

Quebe Sisters at Paramount Theatre

McMercy Family Band at Antone’s

Terry Bozzio at One World Theatre

Unplugged at the Grove with Bob Schneider at Shady Grove

Armors, Sphynx, Kady Rain at Mohawk indoor

I (love) K-Pop at Empire

T. Hardy Morris at Beerland

Nathan Hamilton, Chris Beall at Townsend

Bonnie Whitmore, Monte Warden & the Dangerous Few at Continental Gallery

Austin 11-year-old is the youngest person nominated for a Tejano Music Award

Young Austin singer Mia Garcia has been nominated for Best New Female Artist at the 2018 Tejano Music Awards. At 11, she’s the youngest person in the history of the award show to receive a nomination.

In a video about her nomination on her Facebook page, Garcia says she’s been singing her whole life. Coming from a family of Tejano musicians, Garcia got her start doing karaoke at restaurants with her family. By the time she was five, she had her first recording under her belt. These days, she has five.

“A lot of people call me the future Selena. I want to live up to that. But I want to be my own person. I want to be Mia,” Garcia says in a post on her Facebook page.

In addition to singing, Garcia takes guitar lessons. She also does gymnastics and karate.

Last year, the city proclaimed Oct. 14, Mia Garcia Day.

The Tejano Music Awards nominees are currently open for voting by industry professionals. If Garcia makes it to the top five, the ballot will be opened to a public vote.

The Tejano Music Awards  Show takes place November 17 in San Antonio.

h/t KVUE


ACL Fest adds Vince Staples, Nelly to lineup; releases daily schedule

Rappers Vince Staples and Nelly have been added to the lineup for this year’s Austin City Limits Festival.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 01: Rapper Nelly performs during the kickoff of The Main Event tour at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 1, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nelly will play the first Saturday of the festival and Staples will play on the second Sunday.

RELATED: McCartney to headline night one of ACL Fest

The festival has also released the daily schedules for the event in the official ACL Fest app. The fest takes place Oct. 5-7 and 12-14 in Zilker Park.

Three-day passes and single-day tickets for Friday and Saturday of weekend one are sold out. All tickets for weekend two are still available. More information.

Austin360 On The Record: Joe Ely, Nakia, Blue October, Jeremy Nail, more

Joe Ely’s “The Lubbock Tapes: Full Circle” revisits previously unreleased 1970s demo recordings. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN


Joe Ely, “The Lubbock Tapes: Full Circle” (Rack ’Em). Still making new music well worth hearing — 2015’s “Panhandle Rambler” is among Austin’s best records of this decade — Ely’s also been digging into his archives lately, revisited 1984’s “Hi Res” a couple of years ago. Now comes this entirely enjoyable 15-track compilation of previously unreleased demos from 1974 to 1978, documenting the moment Ely’s music began to take shape before his first solo record as well as a period before his third album that shows a shift toward a more rocking band and style. Songs by Ely’s early-’70s Flatlanders bandmate Butch Hancock dominate the early portion, from the burning honky-tonk rocker “Road Hawg” to the boot-scootin’ Western scene-setter “Standin’ at a Big Hotel” to the swaying country-folk twang of “Windmills and Watertanks” (released by the Flatlanders, with Jimmie Dale Gilmore singing, under the name “You’ve Never Seen Me Cry”). Hancock’s “Down on the Drag” kicks off the second portion, but from there on out all the songs are Ely originals; he’d clearly grown more prolific as a songwriter, while the addition electric guitar powderkeg Jesse Taylor and accordionist Ponty Bone further pushed Ely’s music toward new horizons. “I Keep Gettin’ Paid the Same” is a working-class anthem that still resonates today; “Joe’s Cryin’ Schottiche” played to the band’s dance-hall environs and emphasized Bone’s squeezbox playing; and “I Had My Hopes Up High” showed off the smart songwriting that has made it one of Ely’s most enduring numbers. Lloyd Maines, who recorded the tracks at his Caldwell Studios, shines throughout on pedal steel, his runs bonding the early tracks to the later ones. In terms of historical/reissue projects from Austin acts this year, this one’s going to be hard to top.

Nakia, “Blues Grifter” (Kiachia). If the general public mostly became aware of soulful Austin singer Nakia Reynoso from his strong showing on NBC’s “The Voice” a few years ago, it’s worth remembering that he’d begun to kick up a storm locally with a band called the Blues Grifters before that star-turn development. He’d always wanted to make a record of the blues classics the band played at its live shows, and after laying down the Allman Brothers’ incendiary “Whipping Post” for a 2016 All ATX compilation, he and the Grifters regrouped to record this set (which features eight songs plus two CD bonus tracks). Nakia’s high-powered voice suits the material well, from Elmore James’ sparkplug “Yonder Wall” to Otis Rush’s deep-down-and-smokin’ “Double Trouble” to Jimmy Reed’s swingin’ “Ain’t That Lovin’ You Baby.” Producer and guitarist Mac McNabb leads a solid backing crew that includes bassist Chris Johnson, drummer Kevin Lance, keyboardist Jan Flemming and saxophonists Steve Johnson and Vinnie Lemon. In-store Aug. 17 at Waterloo Records, release show Aug. 18 at Saxon Pub. Here’s the opening track, “Yonder Wall”:

Blue October, “I Hope You’re Happy” (Brando). Nine albums in, frontman Justin Furstenfeld and his bandmates sound strikingly pop-oriented on these songs, perhaps the result of Furstenfeld taking the producer reins here for the first time. The title track, released as a single earlier this year, harkens back to the 1980s heyday of the Cure, an immediately catchy melody with a touch of new-wave-era sonic wash. Elsewhere, swelling and swirling strings arranged by mult-instrumentalist Ryan Delahoussaye flesh out songs with dramatic grandeur. “Remission in Cmaj” provides an intriguing mid-record pause, a two-and-a-half-minute piano instrumental that might seem out-of-place if it weren’t such as breath of fresh air. They go long at the end, with “Further Dive (The House That Dylan Built)” stretching past nine minutes as it gradually transitions from acoustic ballad to soaring anthem to spaced-out experimental finale. Here’s the video for the title track:

Jeremy Nail, “Live Oak.” The follow-up to “My Mountain,” which earned Nail our Austin360 Artist of the Month designation in May 2016, picks up where that record left off. It’s full of graceful, understated original songs that gradually work their way under your skin, thanks in part to drummer/co-producer Pat Manske’s careful studio guidance and a solid musical cast that includes keyboard ace Bukka Allen. Release show Aug. 17 at Cactus Cafe. Here’s the opening track, “Abiquiu”:

Phoenix Jordan, “Love Is Heaven, Love Is Hell. Fourteen tracks of easygoing singer-songwriter material, some of it spiritually-oriented; mostly original songs, plus covers of the Hoagy Carmichael/Mitchell Parish standard “Stardust” and “I’ll See You on the Other Side” by Walt Wilkins and Liz Rose). Release show Aug. 18 at Manchaca United Methodist Church.


  • AUG. 23: Mike Schoenfeld, “Little Feet” EP, release show Aug. 23 at Kitty Cohen.
  • AUG. 24: White Denim, “Performance” (City Slang), release show Aug. 25 at Mohawk outdoor.
  • AUG. 24: Teddy Glass, “Nights and Weekends.”
  • AUG. 24: Otis Wilkins, “Strangest Place” EP, release show Aug. 24 at Stubb’s indoor.
  • SEPT. 5: Buhu, “Tenets.”
  • SEPT. 7: Ghostland Observatory, “See You Later Simulator,” playing Bat Fest Aug. 18.
  • SEPT. 7: Ray Bonneville, “At King Electric” (Stonefly).
  • SEPT. 7: The Mrs., “Five Minutes” EP, release show Sept. 8 at Lamberts.
  • SEPT. 7: Collective Thought, “Rise.”
  • SEPT. 14: Willie Nelson, “My Way” (Legacy).
  • SEPT. 14: Asleep at the Wheel, “New Routes.”
  • SEPT. 14: Band of Heathens, “A Message From the People Revisited.”
  • SEPT. 14: Gina Chavez, “Lightbeam” EP, release show Sept. 15 at Antone’s.
  • SEPT. 14: Johnny Goudie, “Leper Hands” EP, release show Sept. 13 at One-2-One Bar.
  • SEPT. 14: Ben Millburn, “Sunglass Moustache.”
  • SEPT. 21: “Blaze” Original Cast Recording soundtrack (Cinewax/Light in the Attic).
  • SEPT. 21: Western Youth, self-titled.
  • SEPT. 21: Will Courtney, “Crazy Love” (Super Secret).
  • SEPT. 21: Jonathon Zemek, “Hillcrest.”
  • SEPT. 28: Jerry David DeCicca, “Burning Daylight” (Super Secret).
  • OCT. 5: Molly Burch, “First Flower” (Captured Tracks).
  • OCT. 5: Max Frost, “Gold Rush” (Atlantic).
  • OCT. 5: Michael Martin Murphey, “Austinology: Alleys of Austin.”

Ethan Hawke, Ben Dickey to celebrate ‘Blaze’ at Waterloo Records

Waterloo Records will host a free celebration of the Blaze Foley biopic, “Blaze,” at Waterloo Records on Sunday.

Ben Dickey, left, and Ethan Hawke play to a small crowd in the Gibson guitars showroom in Austin during SXSW 2018. JAMES GREGG/AMERICAN-STATESMAN.

The event is billed as a “Q&A and performance,” featuring director Ethan Hawke and actor Ben Dickey, who plays the Austin musician Foley in the film. It kicks off at noon.

RELATED: ‘Blaze’ is a terrific portrait of the artist as a poetic screw up

KUTX DJ Elizabeth McQueen will interview Hawke and Dickey and Dickey will perform a handful of songs at the event. Both men will also sign autographs.

Fans who want a priority admission wristband to the event can pre-purchase the “Blaze Original Cast Recording” from Waterloo Records beginning on Friday.  The album will be released on Sept. 21.

Weekend music picks: Roky Erickson, Nakia and more

It’s a great weekend to take in some local faves.


Roky Erickson performs at the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Vic Mathias Shores at SXSW on Saturday March 17, 2018. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Friday: Roky Erickson at Barracuda. This gig is a warmup of sorts for the 71-year-old psych rock pioneer’s tour of the East Coast this fall. For this gig, the former 13th Floor Elevators singer leads a triple-threat bill at Austin’s garage rock haven. Also on the lineup for this one are soul-pop powerhouse the Reputations and rowdy bar rockers the Flesh Lights. $18. 9 p.m. doors. 611 E. Seventh St. — D.S.S.

Friday: Jeremy Nail album release at Cactus Cafe. Nail’s new record “Live Oak” follows “My Mountain,” which earned Nail our Austin360 Artist of the Month designation in May 2016. It picks up where that record left off, full of graceful, understated original songs that gradually work their way under your skin. That’s thanks in part to drummer/co-producer Pat Manske’s careful studio guidance and a solid musical cast that includes keyboard ace Bukka Allen.$12-$15. 8:30 p.m. 2247 Guadalupe St. — P.B.

Friday-Saturday: Nakia and the Blues Grifters album release. Before local artist, Nakia caught national attention on the first season of the NBC singing competition, “The Voice,” his band, the Blues Grifters made a mark on the local club circuit with soulful takes on classic blues numbers. They had started to record some of their favorite tracks when Nakia put the project on extended hold to head to Hollywood. The new album is a collection of those lost recordings, finally brought to light. “I started the band as a way for me to cut loose and get lost in the blues, so I wanted this album to be a homage to the great blues artists who inspired me,” Nakia says. He performs at Waterloo Records at 5 p.m. on Friday (Free, 600 N. Lamar Blvd., and the Saxon Pub on Saturday. $10-$15. 8 p.m. 1320 S. Lamar Blvd.

Saturday: Rico Nasty at Stubb’s indoor. After a couple years steadily building buzz on the hip-hop underground, the 21-year-old rapper also known as Maria Kelly is about to break out. Her Atlantic records debut, “Nasty,” dropped this summer and it’s exactly as rugged and raw as the title implies. She calls her style “sugar trap,” but she wields the sweetness with a fury, performing with mosh pit-provoking punk rock intensity. Technically sold out. 9 p.m. doors. 801 Red River St. — D.S.S.

Saturday: The Alarm at 3Ten. Formed by inspired young rockers who came of age in the midst of Britain’s mid-1970s punk uprising, Welsh band the Alarm took their home turf and eventually the U.S. by storm with their anthem-packed mid-’80s albums “Declaration” and “Strength.” Only frontman Mike Peters remains from those early glory days, but after surviving cancer (and creating the Love Hope Strength Foundation with Austinite and fellow cancer survivor James Chippendale), Peters has taken the Alarm back out on the road. This summer’s “Equals” marks the group’s first album of new material in eight years. Austin singer-songwriter Beaver Nelson opens. $29.50-$35. 8:30 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. — P.B.



Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Deadly Apples at Austin360 Amphitheater

Sue Foley, Lou Ann Barton, Blues Specialists at Continental Club

Monte Montgomery at Antone’s

Bob Schneider at Threadgill’s South

Water & Rust at Threadgill’s North

Red Fez pop-up with DJ Kurupt at the W

Lisa Morales, Deann Rene at One-2-One Bar

Red Young Quintet, TripTrio at Elephant Room

James Steinle, Denny Freeman at Saxon Pub

Rosie Flores Revue at C-Boy’s

Rick Broussard at Sam’s Town Point

Damn Torpedoes (Tom Petty tribute) at El Mercado Backstage


BatFest with Ghostland Observatory, Roger Creager on the Congress Avenue Bridge

Austin Originals benefit with Bob Schneider at ACL Live

Streetlight Manifesto at Emo’s

Quix at Vulcan Gas Company

Kota the Friend at Empire

Casa Marianella benefit with Enemy One, Army at Barracuda

Up Around the Sun, Ken Waldman at Long Center Rollins Studio Theatre

Walker Lukens, Future Thieves at Antone’s

Dave Lory Remembers Jeff Buckley at Cactus Cafe

Saint Lo Gun, Sour Notes, Shivery Shakes at Mohawk indoor

Austin Bollywood Day at Mueller Amphitheater

Ted Roddy & the King Conjure Orchestra tribute to Elvis Presley at Continental Club

Rosie Flores at Threadgill’s North

Lavelle White at C-Boy’s

Arrows to Fire, Jelly Ellington & Paul Val, Latin at Heart at One-2-One Bar


Ryan Griffin, Hudson Moore at Stateside at the Paramount

Faster Pussycat at Texas Mist

Lavelle White, Tammy Lynn & Mike Miles at Antone’s

Freddie McGregor at Flamingo Cantina

Resentments, John Gaar, Roger Len Smith at Saxon Pub

Savage Poor, Drakes play Beatles at One-2-One Bar

Bill Carter at Hilton Cannon & Belle

ACL Fest: Another single-day sell out for the massive fall festival

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Single-day tickets for two of three days of Austin City Limits Festival’s first weekend are now sold out.

The crowd reacts as Skepta performs at ACL Fest 2017. Dave Creaney / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Sir Paul McCartney has inspired 75,000 music fans to walk “The Long and Winding Road” to Zilker Park on Friday, Oct. 5, ensuring a capacity crowd for the first day of the 2018 fest.

RELATED: McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino headline ACL Fest 2018

This is the second single-day sell out for weekend one of this year’s festival. Tickets to Saturday, Oct. 6, the first night Metallica headlines the festival, were the fastest to go, selling out a few days after single-day tickets went on sale.  Tickets are still available for Sunday, Oct. 7 when Childish Gambino, Janelle Monae, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott and Camilla Cabello are scheduled to perform.

Weekend one three-day passes sold out a couple weeks ago, before the festival put single-day tickets on sale.

Three-day passes and single-day tickets to all three days of ACL Fest weekend two are still available.  More information.