Local Music Spotlight

Local Music Spotlight – Top Music Picks by Tom Gimbel 9/28-10/4

Thursday, 9/28

From Gadsden, Alabama to Eminem’s Shady Records label, rapper Yelawolf comes to Austin for a show at Empire Control Room.

Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat creator and legend Fela Kuti plays at Mohawk.

Antone’s hosts a great double bill with Native American bluesman Indigenous and Austin’s own Jake Andrews.

Gov’t Mule – featuring Allman Bros guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody brings southern rock to ACL Live at the Moody Theater.

Barfield, Tyrant of Texas Funk is at Continental Club.

Radney Foster celebrates an album and book release at the Stateside at the Paramount.

Friday, 9/29

Father John Misty returns to Austin for a show at the Bass Concert Hall.

The Skatelites bring ska and reggae to Flamingo Cantina.

Darden Smith is at 3Ten at ACL Live

Originally from Iceland, they now call Austin home.  Atlantic Records recording artists Kaleo headline ACL Live at the Moody Theater.

Bubble Puppy at El Mercado.

Black Pistol Fire and Possessed by Paul James are at Emo’s.

Matchbox Twenty at the HEB Center at Cedar Park.

Joe King Carasco is at Threadgill’s World HQ.

Pretty Lights headlines the Whitewater Amphitheater (Friday and Saturday).

Saturday, 9/30

Lauryn Hill and rap legend Nas are at Austin 360 Amphitheater.

From Philadelphia, The War on Drugs headline the outdoor stage at Stubb’s (Saturday and Sunday).

Max Frost is at the Belmont.

Redd Volkaert plays a Saturday show at the Continental Club.

A.J. Croce (son of singer songwriter Jim Croce) plays the Stateside at the Paramount.

Latin at Heart headlines Threadgill’s World HQ.

Sunday, 10/1

Wilco at Bass Concert Hall.

The Flaming Lips at ACL Live at the Moody Theater with Mac Demarco opening.

Miss Lavelle White at Antone’s.

Soul of a Musician series presents Jaimee Harris and Bonnie Whitmore at the Iron Cactus North.

The Bodeans at the Texas Union Theater.

Monday, 10/2

Father John Misty plays a second show at the Bass Concert Hall.

The Peterson Brothers play their 6:30 PM show at the Continental Club.

Quin Galvais is at Beerland.

Shakey Graves Hurricane Harvey benefit show at Geraldine’s.

Scott Yoder and the Bad Lovers at Hotel Vegas.

Tuesday, 10/3

Columbian singer Kali Uchis brings her soulful indie pop to Come and Take It Live.

Natalia Lafourcade headlines Emo’s.

Andrew W.K. is playing the outdoor stage at Mohawk.

Ephraim Owens Experience at the Continental Club Gallery.

Wednesday, 10/4

The Courtneys and The Zoltars share the bill at the Mohawk.

Mexican-American singer-songwriter Lila Downs is at the Paramount Theater with Lisa Morales opening.

Corb Lund plays the Cactus Cafe.

Brought to you by Ultimate Classic Cars.


About Tom Gimbel – General Manager – Austin City Limits

Tom Gimbel is the General Manager of the KLRU television show Austin City Limits. “ACL” is the longest running music show in American television history, the only television program ever awarded the National Medal of the Arts, a certified Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Landmark, and in 2012 the recipient of an institutional Peabody Award celebrating “37 years of excellence in television.”

Prior to joining Austin City Limits, Gimbel’s twenty five-plus year music industry career has included roles with indie and major record labels, and artist management. From 1995 – 2005, Gimbel held senior executive positions with Arista Records where he guided successful campaigns for Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum sales certified artists such as Santana, Outkast, Pink, Dido, Whitney Houston, and Sarah McLachlan. He has served as an artist manager representing the legendary underground musician and artist Daniel Johnston for more than 20 years.

kristina killingsworth

January 16th, 2017

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  1. Keith Murray says:

    I love the Local Music Spotlight with Tom Gimbal. How can I get his recommendations in time to use them? I heard the show live yesterday morning (May 16) however I can not find summary of the broadcast anywhere. Please help! I would like to see acts Tom recommended for this weekend.

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