Ex-Cult at Red 7. Snotty, fuzzy garage punk from Memphis-based Ex-Cult, who recorded an album and toured with current rock all-star Ty Segall. With Captive. 9 p.m. $10. 611 E. Seventh St. red7austin.com.
Also playing: The Gospel Truth, Hidden Ritual, John Wesley Coleman, Quin Galavis and Loteria at Hotel Vegas; Raina Rose and Rebecca Lobe at the Cactus Cafe; Hundred Visions, Slam Dunk, the Commons and Lochness Mobsters at Beerland; Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones and Two Hoots and a Holler at the Continental Club; Matt the Electrician at Strange Brew; Sean and Zander at Holy Mountain.
The Carrots at Red 7. Austin-based band the Carrots, who were founded in the mid-aughts by Veronica Ortuño and look to 1960s acts such as the Ronettes and the Supremes for their sound, return after five years with a new album, “New Romance.” With Gal Pals and Hidden Ritual. 9 p.m. $7. 611 E. Seventh St. red7austin.com.
Also playing: Bob Schneider (CD release) at Antone’s; Amplified heat, Sideshow Tragedy and Tump at Mohawk; Brea, Legendary Skies, Seventh Circles and They Look Like Strong Hands at Beerland; the Reynolds Number, the Lonely Hunter, Antiques and Aaron Peace at Stubb’s; Power Chief, Bridge Farmers, Pi and Sun Bones at Hole in the Wall; the Preservation and Nicholas Ginbey at the Continental Club; Patrice Pike and Malford Milligan at the Saxon Pub; Shinyribs at Strange Brew.
Feathers at Elysium. Austin-based electronic band Feathers formed in 2011 around singer and songwriter Anastasia Dimou; the group celebrates the release of its new album of angular dance pop, “If All Here Now.” With Fielded and Silent Diane. 9 p.m. $8. 705 Red River St. transmissionevents.com.
Also playing: The Zoltars, Low Times, the Rich Hand and Boys at Hotel Vegas; Lemuria, Ghost Knife and Debt at Mohawk; New Media Art and Sound Summit at the Salvage Vanguard Theater; The Dig, Black Books, Royal Forest and the Nouns at Holy Mountain; Earl Poole Ball at Strange Brew; KP and the Boom Boom at the Continental Club.
Low Cut Connie at Mohawk. Rock duo Low Cut Connie has roots in New Jersey and England; on their 2012 album “Call Me Sylvia,” the band pulls from sloppy garage rock, R&B, psychedelia and even a bit of country. With the Bad Lovers. 9 p.m. $6 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com.
Also playing: She & Him at ACL Live (technically sold-out); the Blood Royale, Kurraka, Waarface and Prions at Red 7; Caifanes at Stubb’s; Mason Reed at Hole in the Wall; the Wagoneers at the Continental Club; the Resentments at the Saxon Pub.
Crooked Bangs at Hotel Vegas. Austin punk trio Crooked Bangs formed a couple years ago; lead singer Leda Ginestra sings half of the songs, some of which have a gothic/horror theme to them, in French. With Debt and Male Bondage. 1502 E. Sixth St. texashotelvegas.com.
Also playing: Avalanche: A Night of Music and Comedy with Chris Cubas at Holy Mountain; Bob Schneider at the Saxon Pub; Dale Watson and his Lone Stars at the Continental Club; Scrappy Jud Newcomb at Strange Brew.
Ariel Pink at Mohawk. Weirdo California artist Pink began his music career as a solo artist; over the years he’s morphed the project, which incorporates familiar sounds into something strange and new, into a band. With Kirin Callinan and Purple Pilgrims. 7:30 p.m. $18. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com.
Also playing: Small Black and Heavenly Beat at Red 7; Justin Soileau, Yuma and David Israel at Holy Mountain; Inner Circle at Flamingo Cantina; Alejandro Escovedo at the Continental Club; Bruce Hughes at the Saxon Pub.
Carrie Rodriguez at the Cactus Cafe. Austin-based singer and songwriter Carrie Rodriguez stops home for a two-night stand at the Cactus Cafe in the middle of a tour in support of her latest album, “Give Me All You Got.” 8 p.m. $22. 2247 Guadalupe St. cactuscafe.org.
Also playing: Jesse Dayton, ShinyRibs, Mayeux and Broussard at Holy Mountain; Paul Banks and the Carousels and Foe Destroyer at Mohawk; Scrappy Jud Newcomb and the Leavers at the Continental Club; Walt Wilkins at the Saxon Pub.