Local Music Spotlight 1/4 – 1/10

Thursday, January 4th

Wood & Fire, The Deer at the Mohawk – Free

Riverboat Gamblers headline Barracuda – Free

Whiskey Shivers play Empire Control Room – Free

Jackie Venson and Mobley make up a great double bill at Stubb’s – Free

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars at the Highball – Free


Friday, January 5th

The Infinites and Soft Healer headline Beerland – Free

Roxy Roca and Ringo Deathstarr play Hotel Vegas – Free

Los Coast and Emily Wolfe at the Mohawk – Free

Calliope Musicals headline Swan Dive – Free

The Midnight Drive are at Sahara Lounge – Free

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony play Come and Take It Live

Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven are at the 3Ten at ACL Live

Lou Ann Barton at Continental Club


Saturday, January 6th

Knife in the Water and Croy and the Boys share the bill at Hotel Vegas – Free

Quiet Company headlines Barracuda – Free

Melat brings R&B to the Empire Control Room stage – Free

Moving Panoramas play Valhalla – Free

Calliope Musicals and Darkbird are at Mohawk – Free

Knifight is at Stubb’s – Free

32nd Annual Ted Roddy & The King Conjure Orchestra’s Tribute to the King at the Continental Club


Sunday, January 7th 

New Orleans’ twerker Big Freedia headlines Mohawk

The Zoltars are at Hotel Vegas – Free

Tomar & The FC’s play the indoor stage at Stubb’s – Free


Monday, January 8th 

Hollow Trees are at Beerland – Free

Brad Stivers at Antone’s

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars are at the Continental Club late.  Peterson Brothers play the early 6:30 PM show.


Tuesday, January 9th 

Octopod and Oak Trio share the bill at Beerland

Lindsay Beaver & the 24th St. Wailers at Antone’s

Timberos del Norte play Flamingo Cantina – Free


Wednesday, January 10th 

Todd Snider at the Paramount Theater

Warren Hood at the Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.

Recommended shows in BOLD.

About Tom Gimbel:

Thomas Gimbel

General Manager – Austin City Limits

Tom Gimbel is the General Manager of the KLRU television show – Austin City Limits and the CEO of Austin City Limits Enterprises, LLC. Austin City Limits is the longest running music show in American television history, the only television program ever awarded the National Medal of the Arts, a certified Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Landmark, and in 2012 the recipient of an institutional Peabody Award celebrating “37 years of excellence in television.”

Prior to joining Austin City Limits in early 2011, Gimbel’s twenty-plus year music industry career has included roles in independent marketing, indie and major record labels, and artist management. From 1995 – 2005, Gimbel held senior executive positions with Arista Records where he guided successful campaigns for Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum sales certified artists such as Santana, Outkast, Pink, Dido, Whitney Houston, and Sarah McLachlan. In 2005, Gimbel founded and served as President of High Wire Music Management, an independent management, label services, and music distribution company with a roster of more than 30 client artists. Gimbel also founded and served as CEO of Clatterhead, Inc., a social media advertising and marketing company. He has served as an artist manager representing the legendary underground musician and artist Daniel Johnston for more than 20 years.

Kristina Killingsworth

January 6th, 2018

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