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Local Music Spotlight – Top Music Picks by Tom Gimbel


The Local Music Spotlight – Top Live Music Picks for the week of 11/2-11/8

Thursday 11/2
ST 37 at the Carousel Lounge
Soul Man Sam and the S.M.S. Band at Antone’s
Amine headlines Emo’s
Ween plays the outdoor stage at Stubb’s (two nights)

Friday 11/3
Hippo Campus headlines the Mohawk
Lizzo is at Emo’s
Lupe Fiasco at the Belmont
ACL TV alumnus Vintage Trouble are at the Scoot Inn
Toad The Wet Sprocket at 3Ten at ACL Live
Sarah Jarosz plays the Paramount Theater
The Guess Who are at the One World Theater

Saturday 11/4
New Americana artist Phoebe Bridgers has a free 3 PM instore at End of an Ear and then plays the Barracuda later that night
Grupo Fantasma plays an Easter Seals’ Dia De Los Muertos concert at Stubb’s
Damien Jurado headlines the bill at the Stateside
Saint Motel is at Mohawk

Sunday 11/5
Matisyahu is at Stubb’s
Everclear plays Emo’s
Gram Parsons Birthday celebration at Threadgill’s World HQ featuring Bill Krichen, Rosie Flores and more.

Monday 11/6
Michael McDonald and Marc Cohn at ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Tuesday 11/7
The Jesus and Mary Chain are back for a show at Emo’s
Taylor Hicks plays the One World Theater

Wednesday 11/8
The Help Clifford Help Kids concert benefiting American Youthworks with Los Lobos at ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Bret Michaels (Poison) at the One World Theater

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About Tom Gimbel – General Manager – Austin City Limits

Tom Gimbel is the General Manager of the KLRU television show Austin City Limits. “ACL” 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, Gimbel’s twenty five-plus year music industry career has included roles with 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. He has served as an artist manager representing the legendary underground musician and artist Daniel Johnston for more than 20 years.


Kristina Killingsworth

January 30th, 2017

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