Huey Lewis tribute, Khalid, Toni Price and more in clubs this week


Friday: Huey Lewis tribute & benefit at Nutty Brown Amphitheatre. This was supposed to be a concert by Bay Area great Lewis and his band the News, but he called off all future dates last month because of significant hearing loss resulting from Meniere’s Disease, a serious inner ear condition. To help promote awareness and raise money, this tribute show was put together featuring local musician George Devore’s humorously dubbed outfit “Chewy Spewis & the Screws.” Proceeds go to the American Hearing Research Foundation. $10-$70. 6 p.m. 12225 Highway 290. — P.B.

Tuesday: Dirty Projectors at Mohawk outdoor. In the band’s first tour since 2013, lead projector Dave Longstreth is joined by a five-piece backing crew that includes regular contributor Nat Baldwin but not Amber Coffman. $26. 6:30 p.m. 912 Red River St. — D.S.S.

Tuesday: Toni Price at Little Darlin’. Last fall brought an end to more than two decades of “Hippie Hour” shows with singer Price and her first-rate acoustic band at the Continental Club. Sometimes a change of scenery can be good. Price recently started doing Tuesdays with Warren Hood, Marshall Hood and Willie Pipkin at this new indoor-outdoor south Austin hot spot. We stopped by in late April and found a sizable crowd, many of them clearly longtime Toni fans who were singing along much of the time. Price can still spin a yarn between songs, though she might be inclined to talk about grandkids these days. She remains an Austin treasure, one of the best singers this town has ever had. Free. 8 p.m. 6507 Circle S Road. — P.B.

Wednesday: Joe Pug at 3Ten. It’s a welcome-back show for the indie Americana singer-songwriter, who spent most of the past decade living in Austin kind of under the radar. His profile rose elsewhere, thanks in part to the Killers’ Brandon Flowers becoming a major fan and taking him out as a tour opener. New to fatherhood in 2017, Pug moved back to his D.C.-area homebase largely for family reasons, but his music remains a strong fit with Austin’s musical aesthetic. $17-$22. 8:30 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. — P.B.

Wednesday: Belen Escobedo and Felipe Perez dual album release at Texas Folklife. The traditional-music label Spring Fed Records is based in Tennessee, but this month they’re celebrating the release of two records by renowned Texas artists. San Antonio’s Escobedo, recipient of a 2017 Texas Master Fiddler Award, has helped preserve the South Texas Tejano style with her fiddle tunes on “Panfilo’s Guera.” Perez, a renowned accordionist from Corpus Christi who’s been performing since the 1950s, recorded original material for “Texas en Polka.” Accompanying them both will be Virginio Castillo on bajo sexto and Ramon Gutierrez on tololoche. $10 (free for Texas Folklife members). 7 p.m. 1708 Houston St. — P.B.

Thursday: Khalid at HEB Center at Cedar Park. Still young, but much less dumb and broke than he was a couple years ago, the 20-year-old honorary Texan, who found fame as a high school student in El Paso, was one of the biggest artists to play South by Southwest this year (and he’ll be back for the Austin City Limits Music Festival). Backed by a full band and a cheer squad, he delivered a radiant performance with effortless vocal prowess. $49-$59. 8 p.m. 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. — D.S.S.

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Primus, Mastodon, All Them Witches at Austin360 Amphitheater

Blood, Sweat & Tears at One World Theatre

Todrick Hall at Emo’s

Travis Greene at Scoot Inn

Dweezil Zappa at Mohawk outdoor

Shemekia Copeland, Soul Man Sam at Antone’s

Peterson Brothers, Tje Austin, Aaron Stephens, Junior Brown at Continental Club

Skizzy Mars, Oliver Tree at Empire

Dumptruck, Evan & the White Trash at Sam’s Town Point

Emily Wolfe, Sam Pace at Stubb’s indoor

Fea, Go Fever, Shy Beast, Lola Tried at Barracuda

Elias Haslanger Quintet, Sharon Bourbonnais at Elephant Room

Oz Noy, Denny Freeman at Saxon Pub

Jason Roberts at Broken Spoke

Carson McHone at Geraldine’s

Mulligan Brothers at Cactus Cafe

Minor Mishap Marching Band, Seu Jacinto at Sahara Lounge

Little Mazarn, Long River at Radio Coffee & Beer

Warm Sugar at ABGB


Dr. Dog, Son Little at ACL Live

Gipsy Kings at Paramount Theatre

Webb Wilder at Cactus Cafe

Shinyribs, Jaimee Harris at Scoot Inn

Two Hoots & Holler 35th anniversary at Continental Club

Johnny Nicholas 70th birthday bash, Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel at Saxon Pub

Balmorhea at Parish

Tomar & the FCs, Bayou City Funk record release at C-Boy’s

Tameca Jones, Aaron Stephens, Lou Ann Barton, Tommy Shannon Blues Band at Antone’s

Party Thieves at Empire

Danny Malone, Katie Scullin at Townsend

Tyrone Wells, Gabe Dixon at Stubb’s indoor

Peelander-Z, OMGWTFBBQ, Mean Jolene at Barracuda

Tje Austin at Geraldine’s

Folk Uke at One-2-One Bar

Emily Gimble, Lost Counts at Continental Gallery

Kid Koala’s Vinyl Vaudeville Floor Kids Edition at 3Ten

Damn Torpedoes at Threadgill’s


Charlie Parr, Possessed By Paul James at Mohawk indoor

Wilderado, Foxtrax, Whitacre at Stubb’s indoor

Lo Jinx Orchestra at El Mercado Backstage

Willie Pipkin & Friends, Heybale, Marshall Hood at Continental Club

Savage Poor at One-2-One Bar

Soul of a Musician series with James Stevens at Threadgill’s North

Lavelle White, Birdlegg at Antone’s

Hilary York, Imperial Starlighters, Dale Watson at C-Boy’s

Peterson Brothers at Hilton Cannon & Belle

Little Mazarn, Ethan Azarian at Lamberts

Mike Stinson at ABGB


Courtney Barnett at Saengerrunde Hall (sold out)

Blue October at Mohawk outdoor (sold out)

Sam Baker at Townsend

Kelley Mickwee at Geraldine’s

Dale Watson, Peterson Brothers at Continental Club

Church on Monday Band at Continental Gallery

Nate Boff, Matthew Robinson & the Jelly Kings at Antone’s

Chuck Fleming & the Sadlands, Kathryn Legendre, Texas Tycoons at White Horse


Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion at Austin360 Amphitheater

Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos at Emo’s

American Pleasure Club, Blushing, Special Explosion at Mohawk outdoor

Hayes Carll, David Grissom at Saxon Pub

Lighthouse & the Whaler, Vita & the Woolf at Stubb’s indoor

Durawa, Los Texmaniacs at El Mercado Backstage

Ephraim Owens, James McMurtry at Continental Gallery

Jake Andrews, Antone’s Big Trio at Antone’s

Mike Stinson, Sophia Johnson at Continental Club

Spanish Love Songs, Basketball Shorts, Breaklights at Mohawk indoor


Pond, Fascinator at Mohawk outdoor

Hovvdy, Half Waif, Sun June at Stubb’s indoor

Jeffrey Foucault, Bonnie Whitmore at El Mercado Backstage

James McMurtry, Jon Dee Graham, William Harries Graham, Hot Club of Cowtown at Continental Club

Texas Radio Live with Christy Hays, Darkbird at Guero’s

Vagabon, Julie Byrne, Aisha Burns at Barracuda

Sis Deville at One-2-One Bar

Eve Monsees & Band, Tommy Shannon Blues Band, Bill Carter at Antone’s

Croy & the Boys, Christy Hays, Rock Step Revelators at White Horse

Walt Wilkins, Wagoneers at Saxon Pub

Warren Hood at ABGB

Nichole Wagner at Geraldine’s


Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang at ACL Live

Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Brent Cowles at Stubb’s outdoor

Kat Edmonson at Waterloo Records

Karla Bonoff at One World Theatre

Unplugged at the Grove with Ian Moore at Shady Grove

Frenship, Yoke Lore at Parish

Runaway June at 3Ten

Biscuit Miller & the Mix, Red Young & His Hot Horns at Antone’s

Utley 3 record releast at Carousel Lounge

Magic Rockers of Texas, Star Parks, Altamesa at Hole in the Wall

Pedro Menendez at Townsend

Jai Malano, Paul Oscher at C-Boy’s

Count Vaseline, Pollen Rx, Prom Threat at Hotel Vegas

Rival Consoles at Empire

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

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