It's looking like a good weekend of shows, starting with Club Dada's New Year's Eve Do-Over Party on Saturday night. It'll feature performances from Hoyotoho, Damaged Good$, galleryCat, and Datahowler, and includes a Champagne toast at midnight.
But that's not the only big show happening this weekend. Here's a sampling of this weekend's shows, starting with ones we've already mentioned this week:
Tonight, Yells At Eels will be at the Kessler Theater along with Damon K. Clark, and Eleven Hundred Springs, The Derailers, and Doug Moreland will be at The Granada Theater. Kool Keith will be at The Loft, and Fair To Midland, House Harkonnen, The Phuss, and Faded Grace will be at Curtain Club. Royal Bangs, Goldilocks & The Rock, and Land Mammals will be at Hailey's Club in Denton.
On Saturday, the shoegazing Eyes, Wings and Many Other Things will be at Pastime Tavern with Sans Soleil and Paddock, and Binary Sunrise, Duette, and Beauxregard will be at City Tavern. And Girl Talk will be at Palladium Ballroom.
More of this weekend's shows after the jump.
Friday, January 14, at Lola's Saloon
The young Texas trio Emory Quinn have been at it for five years now, touring the Texas circuit with their self-proclaimed brand of soul, folk and Americana. But really, what they do is straight-up country, and Lola's Saloon is the perfect place to showcase it. So check 'em out if none of the other country shows going on this weekend will do it for you.
Monco Poncho, Jason Bonner
Friday, January 14, at La Grange
If you're really into spaghetti Western music, then this is the show for you this weekend. Monco Poncho have been at it for a few years now, cranking out tunes that conjure images of Clint Eastwood firing off rounds from a six shooter. Frontman Nick Durham's magnetic stage persona and the band's energetic performances have made them the premier spaghetti Western act in town. Because, you know, there's a lot of competition for that sort of thing.
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Reel Big Fish, The Aquabats
Friday, January 14, at House Of Blues
Just when you though ska was dead, Reel Big Fish are back on the road. And just like their big hit "Sell Out" suggests, they've done sold out and booked a show at House Of Blues.
Saturday, January 15, at The Kessler Theater
The next in the Storytellers series at The Kessler Theater, Joe Ely brings his legendary persona as one of the biggest Texas outlaw singer-songerwriters in history. He's performed with Guy Clark, The Clash, Bruce Springsteen, and a handful of other stars, and tomorrow night, he's sure to have some good stories to tell.
True Widow, Malevellar, Garuda
Saturday, January 15, at Double Wide
This will be one of the louder shows this weekend. After Malevellar's bone-crushing riffs have dwindled out of the speakers, True Widow's slow grinding shoegaze will keep the party going at Double Wide.
That's it for us. We hope you enjoy your weekend, and we'll see you back here on Monday.