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The SXSW week in Houston rock

March 14th, 2007 · No Comments

There’s a ton of great music around town this week. Too much, since you’ll be missing a good one no matter which one you choose to see.

Tonight (Wednesday, 3.14.07)

Albert Hammond Jr./The Mooney Suzuki/Dead Trees @ The Meridian
Toadies w/ Bring Back The Guns @ Verizon Wireless Theater
Pelican/Daughters/Russian Circles/Young Widows/Cinemechanica @ Walter’s on Washington
The Presets/Crystal Castles/Datarock/Dandi Wind/FIGO/Michele/Boys and Girls Club @ The Engine Room
Dead Meadow/Spindrift/Black Horse/Ra Ra Riot @ The Backroom (The Mink)
SXSW Overflow Fest, featuring The Mathematicians, The Snakebites, The Headquarters, City Streets, & Cinema Bomar @ Super Happy Fun Land
Program/Black Lake Myth Society/Black Fiction @ The Proletariat
The Troubadours @ The Continental Club
Better Left Unsaid/Palomar @ Rudyard’s
The Draft/O Pioneers!!!/Brainworms/Bomb the Music Industry! @ The White Swan
Stark @ Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar
To The 9’s/DJ Rashida/DJ MLE @ Warehouse Live
An Angle/Bright Light Fever/Emo Side Project/BoJones @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse (Spring)

Thursday, 3.15.07

SXSW Overflow Fest, featuring Low Red Land, The Bleeding Arm, Owkmj, Philip Gayle & Seer @ Super Happy Fun Land
JJ Grey & Mofro/Hobex @ The Meridian
Stinking Lizaveta/Weedeater/Noxagt/Zoroaster @ Rudyard’s
John Digweed/MSTRKRFT/Brandon Silva/Reverse DJs @ Warehouse Live
The New Duncan Imperials @ The Continental Club
Bob Schneider @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Horse the Band/Heavy Heavy Low Low/So Many Dynamos/Tub Ring/Name Your Cliche @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse (Spring)
The Tragically Hip @ The Scout Bar (Clear Lake)

Friday, 3.16.07

Tody Castillo @ Rudyard’s
The Flamin’ Hellcats/Amplified Heat @ The Continental Club
SXSW Overflow Fest, featuring Transmography, A Problem of Alarming Dimensions, *SONS, Josh Abbott, & Orents Stirner @ Super Happy Fun Land
Lily Allen @ The Engine Room
Sputnik Monroe @ Valhalla (Rice University campus)
Scissor Sisters/DJ Sammy Jo @ Verizon Wireless Theater
Cute Is What We Aim For/Circa Survive/As Tall As Lions/Envy On The Coast @ The Meridian
Big Bad Blank/Stare Decisis/Headlights Under Water @ Walter’s on Washington
Savoy Special/Generation Landslide @ Last Concert Cafe
Hayes Carll @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Pepper/Mad Caddies/The Supervillains/Splinta/Shark Attack @ Warehouse Live
Six Month Experiment/Farmer John and The Night Milkers @ The Balinese Room/Casinobar (Galveston)
The Grateful Geezers @ The Balinese Room (Galveston)

Saturday, 3.17.07

Sharks and Sailors/This Moment In Black History/Sinews @ Walter’s on Washington
RJD2/Busdriver/ANTIMC/Happy Chichester @ Warehouse Live
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, featuring Clandestine, The Rogues, Wyndnwyre, O’Maoileidigh Irish Dancers, Martin Burniston, EJ Jones, & the Irish Session Players @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Die Hunns/Los De Verdad @ Rudyard’s
The Handsomes/The Hideaways @ The Continental Club
Sick’s Pack @ Notsuoh
skyblue72 @ Griff’s
Praia Urbana @ Last Concert Cafe
Jonny Lang @ Verizon Wireless Theater
SXSW Overflow Fest, featuring Iceage Cobra, Ghost Lullaby, Nakatomi Plaza, The Slats, & The Extraordinaires @ Super Happy Fun Land
St. Patty’s Deathfest, featuring Skyscrapers Walk Among Us, School Girl Knife Fight, Dryline, The Last Starfighter, Upon A Burning Body, Betrayed By A Kiss, Through Novembers Eyes, Hematidrosis, The Arcadia Crisis, The Letting Go Process, Perilous Fight, Glory Glory, & Name Your Cliche @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse (Spring)
Vallejo/Faktion/Melovine/Feeding James/Deadbolt Zen @ The Scout Bar (Clear Lake)
Down to Earth @ The Balinese Room (Galveston)
Soulful Tears @ The Balinese Room/Casinobar (Galveston)
Jennifer Grassman @ Mason’s on Midway (Spring)

Sunday, 3.18.07

Public Enemy/X-Clan/the baNNed/SLAMjamz Artist Revue/Heet Mob @ Warehouse Live
Ponys/Black Lips/Deerhunter/The Jonx @ The Mink
Jennifer Grassman @ Mason’s on Midway (Spring)
Winterpills @ Last Concert Cafe
Hella/Sunburned Hand of the Man/Magik Markers/Black Helicopter @ The Proletariat
The Spunks/Gitogito Hustlers/The Birthday Suits @ Notsuoh
Hot Cross/Bitter Homes and Gardens/A Silhouette/Fire Team Charlie/Hokaset @ The White Swan (4PM matinee show)
SXSW Overflow Fest, featuring 31 Knots, Two Ton Boa, Minmae, Bears, Panther, & The Hideaways @ Super Happy Fun Land
Aqueduct/The Silent Years @ Walter’s on Washington
Giant Squid/Grayceon @ Rudyard’s
Songwriter Showcase, featuring Randy Weeks, Tony Gilkyson, Ramsey Midwood, Kip Boardman, & Danny McGough @ The Continental Club
The Hunger/Subversal Rowe @ The Scout Bar (Clear Lake; free show)

Have a great week. Wow — so many good shows. Enjoy. Post a comment below if I left any shows out.

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