There’s really too many shows to narrow it down to two or three best bets. We’ve got friends band playing left and right, so all we can do is encourage you to attend some sort of musical event…even if its just for a bit. Without further adieu, here’s a list of rad shows you could hit up.
Man. I’m really excited for this Gentlemen Rogues EP to come our way. I’ve always felt that the band were one of the many under-appreciated gems rocking out in Austin. Perhaps their pop-centric sound is hard to typify, so you can’t really lump them into an ordinary Austin trope. They’ve always had a punk edge, though it’s rather clean in this new single, save for a few guttural turns on the vocals. Really, it’s just a great pop song, and you know how I love those ones. Look for their EP, A History So Repeating on April 7th via End Sounds.
Sucks it had to be during Free Week.
Hope this means SxSW will be Chamber of Commerce days. Erm. Jinx.
|Date||Thursday, Jan 19th|
|Tickets||$6 @ the Door|
There are clearly some great bands playing at Frank on Thursday night, such as Gentleman Rogues and Milk Thistle, but the band I’m most excited to see is Tiger Waves. I’ve raved about them here for the past couple of months, and they’ve been generous enough to share some of their tunes with us; however, I’ve yet to actually catch them in the live setting. They’ve got this old fashioined pop sound, seemingly crafted with great care, and if they can capture every bit of their recorded sound live, then I’ll probably return to rave about them again on Friday. I know there are other shows about town, but this seems like the best place to be Thursday.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Tiger-Waves-New-Album-Preview-03-From-The-Start.mp3]
Download: Tiger Waves – From The Start [MP3]