Tish Hinojosa, Wepa Festival and some big touring acts this week


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Friday. Tish Hinojosa at One World Theatre. A fixture in Austin’s folk and Latin music scenes during the 1980s and 1990s, Hinojosa recently moved back to Austin after many years overseas. She’ll celebrate a new album, “West,” her first since 2013’s “After the Fair.” James McMurtry, with whom she shared bills often back in those early days, is her special guest on the bill. $20-$78. 8 p.m. 7701 Bee Caves Road. oneworldtheatre.org. — P.B.

Friday: Angelo Moore and the Brand New Step at the Mohawk inside. Decades after Moore began forging funky horn lines and soulful screams into ska-thrash gold with Fishbone, he remains one of the most dynamic frontmen in the business. He crackles with kinetic energy. His new group, the Brand New Step, featuring backing members of Ween, the Coup and the Thievery Corporation touring band, mashes R&B, hip-hop and soul into an enticing funky mix that makes dancing mandatory. 9 p.m. doors. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com — D.S.S.

Saturday. Wepa Festival at Kenny Dorham’s Backyard. The cumbia roots festival launched last year by Colombian-American artist Kiko Villamizarexpands to nine cities around the world with dates in Germany, Austria, Mexico and Colombia. The festival celebrates masters of the cumbia tradition, and this year’s headliner is Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto, described by Villamizar as the orginators of Colombian cumbia. Villamizar and a host of other local and international artists also will perform. The event will include an artists market curated by Las Ofrendas. $23.16 (advance), 2 p.m., 1106 E. 11th St. wepafestival.com. — D.S.S.

RELATED: Cumbia music festival kicks off in Austin on Saturday

Saturday: Ray LaMontagne, Neko Case at Austin360 Amphitheater. This is an auspicious double bill, featuring two top-selling indie artists known for their distinctive talents as vocalists. Both have new records, too. LaMontagne’s self-produced “Part of the Light,” his seventh album, follows 2016’s “Ouroboros” project with My Morning Jacket’s Jim James. Case’s “Hell-On,” out June 1, is her first solo record in five years, though 2016’s collaboration with K.D. Lang and Laura Veirs was a fascinating detour. $29.50-$89.50. 7:30 p.m. 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd. austin360amphitheater.com. — P.B.

Saturday: ROT Rally with ZZ Top at Travis County Expo Center. It’s not quite as far east as La Grange, but the exposition grounds out by Lake Walter E. Long will be rockin’ with Billy Gibbons and company as the Republic of Texas Biker Rally hits its peak on Saturday night. El Paso’s Dirty River Boys open; there’s also a well-known headliner on Friday as Shooter Jennings (yup, Waylon’s son) performs with opener Richie Kotzen. $30-$99. 9 p.m. Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday. 7311 Decker Lane. rotrally.com. — P.B.

Sunday: Jake Shimabukuro at One World Theatre. A big reason for the resurgence of ukuleles since the turn of the century is this guy, a Hawaiian wunderkind who takes the instrument far beyond the presumed limitations of four strings. You may have seen his viral YouTube videos of Beatles tunes and other classics, but he’s also well-known for his own music, with more than a dozen albums to his credit. $25-$98. 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 7701 Bee Caves Road. oneworldtheatre.org. — P.B.

Wednesday: John Prine tribute at Threadgill’s. June feels like unofficial John Prine Month in Austin: The legendary songwriter played Waterloo Records and taped “Austin City Limits” earlier this week, and he’ll be back for a Bass Concert Hall show on June 30. In between, we get this evening of his songs as performed by more than 30 local acts, including Carrie Rodriguez, Monte Warden, Suzanna Choffel, Jonathan Terrell, Jaimee Harris, Colin Gilmore, Carson McHone, Cory Reinisch, Bonnie Whitmore and host Graham Weber. $20. 7 p.m. 301 W. Riverside Drive. threadgills.com. — P.B.

RELATED: John Prine’s return to ‘Austin City Limits’ features new songs and old sing-alongs

ALSO PLAYING

Friday-Saturday

Mike Flanigin Trio with Jimmie Vaughan & George Rains at C-Boy’s

Friday

Black Pumas, Star Parks at Antone’s (sold out)

Ugly God at Emo’s

Farruko at Coliseo

Swimming With Bears, Summer Fires, Midcentury at Stubb’s indoor

Jeff Plankenhorn, Denny Freeman at Saxon Pub

Carson McHone, Warren Hood, Blues Specialists at Continental Club

Self Defense at Barracuda

Prince tribute with AJ Vallejo’s Perfect Nation, Dead Love Club at 3Ten

Matt the Electrician at El Mercado Backstage

Crooked Bangs, Borzoi, Vertical Vice, Filthy at Hotel Vegas

Freedonia, Water & Rust at One-2-One Bar

Saturday

Broncho, Sunflower Bean, Annabelle Chairlegs at Scoot Inn

Erika Wennerstrom, Los Coast, Mopac at Barracuda

Jad Fair, Period Bomb, Thin Skin, Chronophage at Beerland

Shelley King, Johnny Nicholas & Hell Bent, Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel, Lance Keltner at Saxon Pub

Lincoln Durham, Ghost Wolves at Stubb’s indoor

Eric Tessmer, James Robinson at Antone’s

Ray Bonneville at El Mercado Backstage

Chalkboard Poets at Cactus Cafe

Emily Gimble, Lost Counts at Continental Gallery

Beaver Nelson, JM Stevens at ABGB

Sunday

Har Mar Superstar Sings Sam Cooke, Maxx Cherry at 3Ten

Resentments, John Gaar, Freddie Krc Presents Tucson at Saxon Pub

Bonnie Whitmore, Savage Poor at One-2-One Bar

Lo Jinx Orchestra, Purgatory Players at El Mercado Backstage

Lavelle White, Eric Gales at Antone’s

Peterson Brothers at Hilton Cannon & Belle

Monday

Har Mar Superstar Sings Sam Cooke at C-Boy’s

Delta Rae at One World Theatre

Mystery Monday with Christine Albert, Bill Kirchen, Marcia Ball at El Mercado Backstage

Blue Monday with Johnny Nicholas at Antone’s

Dale Watson, Peterson Brothers at Continental Club

Church on Monday Band at Continental Gallery

Barbara Nesbitt at Hilton Cannon & Belle

Tuesday

Brian Setzer at Stubb’s outdoor

Enanitos Verdes, Hombres G at ACL Live

Hayes Carll, David Grissom at Saxon Pub

Jose Galeano, Antone’s Big Trio at Antone’s

Ephraim Owens, James McMurtry at Continental Gallery

Mike Stinson, Beat Root Revival at Continental Club

Alice Spencer at Townsend

Peterson Brothers at Geraldine’s

Wednesday

Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls at Stubb’s outdoor

Blues on the Green with Bob Schneider, Superfonicos at Zilker Park

Maps & Atlases, Prism Tats, Slomo Drags at Scoot Inn

Sir Sly, In the Valley Below at Parish

Tish Hinojosa at Waterloo Records

Texas Radio Live with Jaimee Harris, Robin Alice at Guero’s

James McMurtry, South Austin Moonlighters at Continental Club

Earthless, Here Lies Man, Crypt Trip at Barracuda

Harvest Thieves at Stubb’s indoor

Boyfrndz, Glassing, Reptilian at Mohawk indoor

Walt Wilkins, Wagoneers at Saxon Pub

Josh Smith, Tommy Shannon Band, Bill Carter at Antone’s

Snizz & Friends, Matt Hubbard Trio at C-Boy’s

Thursday

Jeremy Enigk at North Door

Jaimee Harris & Graham Weber, Western Youth, Alice Spencer at Antone’s

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

Lee Roy Parnell, Patrice Pike at Saxon Pub

Troll Smashers EP release, American Dreamer at Townsend

Unplugged at the Grove with Rocketboys at Shady Grove

Dr. Danny, Capitol, Nick Walton & the Slow Love at Barracuda

Erik Hokkanen at Radio Coffee & Beer

Daisy O’Connor at Cactus Cafe

Tara Williamson, Beth/James, Aaron Stephens at Stubb’s indoor

JD Clark, Garrett T. Capps, Rattlesnake Milk at Hotel Vegas



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