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Saturday music picks: #Unity Show, La Frenetika

The #Unity Show at the Parish. A cross-section of Austin musicians including bluegrass band Wood & Wire, hip-hop outfit Subkulture Patriots, smoky singer Jazz Mills and folksy bluesman Kalu James join forces to raise money for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. 221 more words

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Friday music picks: Doctors Without Borders benefit

Doctors Without Borders benefit with Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars at Flamingo Cantina. Throughout the band’s existence, the SLRAS have been defined by a desire to spread joy in times of strife. 257 more words

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Thursday music picks: The Whiskey Sisters

The Whiskey Sisters’ last show at the Continental Club. On this Thanksgiving Day, be thankful for the three-year run of the Whiskey Sisters, one of Austin’s best roots-country-rock acts in recent memory. 90 more words

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Wednesday music picks: FKA Twigs, Slaid Cleaves and Hayes Carll

FKA Twigs at Emo’s. This is the first headlining US tour for the abstract R&B singer whose debut full-length “LP1” is one of this year’s most captivating releases. 149 more words

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Tuesday music picks: The 1975, SoMo

The 1975 at AMH. The British indie pop outfit has some of the characteristics of a boy band. A group of attractive lads with catchy hooks and adequately floppy hair, they draw screaming teenagers by the thousands. 104 more words

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Monday music picks: Dustin Wong & Takako Minekawa

Dustin Wong & Takako Minekawa at Mohawk indoor. Wong, who used to play guitar for the art rock outfit Ponytail, uses a loop pedal to create elaborately layered avant-garde compositions. 50 more words

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Sunday music picks: Caribou, Burt Bacharach

Caribou at Mohawk outdoor. “Our Love,” the new album by Canadian-born, London-based producer Dan Snaith, is rich with ornately textured electro-pop and gorgeous compositions that swirl around heady emotional flash points. 154 more words

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