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May 16th, 2006 · 3 Comments

Tonight (Tuesday, 5.16.06), the Southern Backtones play an acoustic gig at Brasil (on Westheimer). This is the last chance to see them before they start their tour of the northeast, so be sure to come out and wish them well.

Also tonight, Violent Femmes play at Numbers with Zykos.

On Wednesday night, Tody Castillo plays at the Chaise Lounge, which is located on Washington Ave. next to Walter’s/across from Mary Jane’s old building. I have heard good things about this place. it will be a nice, small venue to catch live music.

On Thursday night (5.18.06), The Phlegmatics play downstairs at Fitzgeralds. Also on Thursday, Tody Castillo plays at Cafe Brasil.

Friday leaves us with a tough call: to see By the End of Tonight with Buxton, El Paso Hot Button, Baby Calendar, and My Heart Is A Machine at Walter’s or Spain Colored Orange with Lanky and The Kimonos at The Mink? You choose, but at least go see one of these shows — think of it as a favor to yourself. Also, Mary Cutrufello returns to Rudyard’s, which should be packed.

Saturday night is The Dicks’ CD release show at Rudyards with Poor Dumb Bastards and The Squishees. This should be a good one to catch. If you’re not into that, I suggest checking out The Mechanical Boy at Fitzgerald’s with History of Our Presence, The Last Place You Look, Charlize, Another Day, and Stadium.

On Sunday, there’s The Proletariat Picnic, which features O Pioneers!!!, The Letter, Dizzypilot, Jenny Westbury, Letters to Voltron, The Jonx, motion turns it on, S.C.U.M., & Golden Axe.

There’s a great show on Sunday night at Walters: Pelican, Mono, and The Life and Times. Get your tickets at www.superunison.com.

Other shows this week include:

Tonight (Tuesday, 5.16.06)

O Pioneers!!!/Boogdish/Baby Calendar @ Super Happy Fun Land
Genitallica @ Warehouse Live
Scott Miller @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Walkabout/Arthur Yoria/Lee Alexander @ The Proletariat
The Bayonettes/Army of Jesus/Storm the Tower @ The Southmore House (7:30 show)
Emory/Amberlin/Classic Crime/Far Less @ Warehouse Live
Turbojugend Humpday, featuring Fast Food Junkies @ Rudyard’s
Jon Corbett @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Boy Sets Fire/Versus the Mirror/The Fully Down @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse (Spring)

Thursday, 5.18.06

The Business/Roger Miret & The Disasters/Brain Failure/I-Gents/The Quarentines @ The Meridian
Ill Nino/God Forbid/Silent Civilian/Bleed the Sky/Eyes of Fire @ Warehouse Live
Hotel Hotel/Sabra @ Super Happy Fun Land
Cowboy Mouth/Sandhill @ Fitzgerald’s
Moodafaruka @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Adam Sultan Moment @ Rudyard’s

Friday, 5.19.06

Devildriver/Bury Your Dead/Remembering Never/If Hope Dies/Artimus Pyledriver @ The Meridian
Jimmie Vaughan/Lou Ann Barton @ Warehouse Live
Meanpeace/Deep Above Surface/Images for Violence/Bowel/Disfigured @ Fitzgerald’s
South Austin Jug Band @ The Continental Club
One Trick Monkey/Wellborn Road/Devola/Pinche Gringos @ Fitzdown
Jack Saunders @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Russell Peters @ Verizon Wireless Theater
Keaton Branch/Joel Mercado-See/Brandon Matthew @ The Engine Room
The Transmission/Bad Sun/Taught Me @ Super Happy Fun Land
The Grass Roots/The Buckinghams @ Stafford Centre (Stafford)
Necrophagist/Cattle Decapitation/Arsis/Neuraxis/Alarum @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse (Spring)

Saturday, 5.20.06

Ice Cube/Tha Dogg Pound/Clipse/Jiggolo @ Warehouse Live
Southern Girls Convention Benefit Show, featuring Rua Minx, Acts of Sedition, & The Lonely Ritual @ Super Happy Fun Land
Downfall 2012/Reverend Butter @ The Proletariat
The Matches/MC Lars @ Walter’s on Washington
Joe’s Roadhouse, featuring Mark May & Uncle Mojo @ Fitzdown (2PM)
The Weary Boys/The Small Stars @ The Continental Club
Sisters Morales @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Stalking Chloe/Four Men Walking/Somewhat Damaged/Withered @ Fitzdown
The Panic Channel (members of Jane’s Addiction)/Bullets and Octane @ The Meridian
Dawn Over Zero (CD release)/Glass Intrepid/Chrome 44/Makeshifte @ The Engine Room

Sunday, 5.21.06

Sarah Dinan @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Trampled by Turtles @ Super Happy Fun Land
Country Roots Music Festival, featuring Miss Leslie & Her Juke-Jointers @ Trader’s Village
Ten Crowns/Balls Out/Grave Robbers/Forsake @ Rayford Rd. Community Center (2325 Rayford Rd.; The Woodlands)

Have a great week. If I left your band off, be sure to keep me posted about your upcoming shows.

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Phil // May 16, 2006 at 3:26 pm

    You wrote:

    Tonight (Tuesday, 5.16.06)
    Built To Spill @ Warehouse Live

    ? ? ? ? ?
    methinks this is in October . .

  • 2 Phil // May 16, 2006 at 3:28 pm

    Friday’s show at Walters also includes Love for Lawanda

  • 3 DAC // May 16, 2006 at 6:58 pm