Friday, September 17, 2010

Weekend Plans

It's officially the freakin' weekin' and it's time to have you some fun. There aren't a lot of "marquee names" hitting Austin this weekend but there are still lots of great shows to to see. You can catch the perennial ska band, the Skatalites at Flamingo Cantina but if we're being honest it's actually "the Skatalites". Currently they only have 2/9th of their founding members but they are still a great ska band.

the Skatalites - Simmer Down video via YouTube

Or maybe Japanese, all-female, indie-rock is more your fancy, in which case you should head on over to Red 7 for the Shonen Knife show.

Shonen Knife - Top Of the World video via YouTube

If you like your indie-rock to be more on the local tip there are TWO great shows for you to check out. The Bright Light Social Hour are having a show at Antone's tonight in celebration of the release of their debut LP.

Bright Light Social Hour - video via YouTube

If you'd rather stay in touch with the Red River scene, while still keeping your indie-rock local, you're a very particular person. Luckily the Laughing are doing a show at the Mohawk tonight. That show will be on the Mohawk's inside stage and White Dress will be kicking things off at 10p.

White Dress - video via Cannibal Cheerleader via YouTube

For your Saturday night, I have but one word for you Dungen. Somehow, tickets are still available for this show. They'll set you back $10 and if I were you I'd get on that ASAP because I expect this show to sell out before the doors ($12) open Saturday night.

Dungen - Skill I Allt video via YouTube

What are you up to this weekend? Sleepy Sun at the Parish?

Sleepy Sun - New Age video via YouTube

Whitman at ND?

Whitman - Cul-de-Sac video via YouTube

Goin' to see a movie?