Tonight, Tegan and Sara plays Warehouse Live with Steel Train. This is sure to be a packed show. You can read a funny review of the Dallas show on the Dallas Observer music blog.
Also tonight, Free Press Houston hosts its 7th Anniversary party with a show at Mango’s that includes Young Mammals, Golden Axe, Wild Moccasins, Fat Tony, Papermoons, Ceeplus Bad Knives, and more. Cover is $10. No word on set times.
Finally, The Mink (718 Main St.) hosts The Festival at The Mink 2, which starts at 6pm in the Backroom and includes a lot of good local and regional bands, such as Flowers To Hide, Gretchen Schmaltz, The Sour Notes, and Alkari. The cover is $8 ($10 for 18+). Here’s the schedule for this show:
6pm DJ Jasmith
7pm The Dry Season – “Psychedelic Pink Floyd Rock from Austin”
7:45pm Covington – “Britpop with a hint of Jeff Buckley from Houston”
8:15pm (Down) Gretchen Schmaltz (of The Western Civilization) “Singer/Songwriter acoustic from Houston”
8:45pm Flowers to Hide – “New York Fuzz Rock from Houston”
9:15pm (Down) Giant Battle Monster – “Prog Rock freakout from Houston”
9:45pm The Sour Notes – “Indie Pop from Austin”
10:15pm (Down) Dune.tx – “Seattle style Alternative Rock from Houston”
10:45pm Alkari – “Twin/Tone Records style Alternative Rock from Houston”
11:30pm The Manichean – “Saddle Creek Records Style Drama/Cabaret Rock from Houston”
12:20am White Rhino – “Seventies style Metal from Austin”
Enjoy your Saturday.