ABGB’s Third Anniversary Party. Labor Day 2013 heralded a attainment of a coolest new South Austin hangout in years when Austin Beer Garden Brewing — ABGB for brief — non-stop a doors to offer adult in-house drink and pizza. The atmospheric room shortly became a prohibited mark for internal bands as well, so of march there will be live strain for this all-day birthday bash. Come early for brewery tours, or arrive during 4 p.m. to see accurately what Leslie Sisson’s Olivia Newton John Project is all about. (If it’s a Moving Panoramas personality singing a likes of “Xanadu” and “Have You Never Been Mellow,” we’re intrigued.) Hear some-more covers from a Motts (playing Willie Nelson), Draft Punk and We Are Not Men. Free. 1305 W. Oltorf St. theabgb.com. — P.B.
Also: Songwriting good Gary Nicholson brings his Whitey Johnson rope to a early Blue Monday uncover during Antone’s, with Nakia a Blues Grifters fluctuating their residency into Sep for a late show. … Other tip residencies embody a Church on Monday jazz rope during a Continental Gallery and Motown Monday with a Nightowls and Matchmaker Band during a Highball.
Watsky during Emo’s. George Virden Watsky honed his written chops in San Francisco’s impact communication stage and was once featured on Russell Simmons’ HBO communication showcase, though over a years his character has outgrown a proportions of a coffeehouse. His elegant intonation still creeps in occasionally, though on his latest release, “X Infinity,” he shifts only as simply by sing strain cocktail hooks and mind-boggling syllabic blizzards separate with mad intensity. Witt Lowry and Daye Jack open. $16-$18. 7 p.m. doors. 2015 E. Riverside Drive. emosaustin.com. — D.S.S.
Also: Catch Denny Freeman’s stretched Antone’s Big Trio for giveaway in a early container during Antone’s. … Gary Nicholson joins a weekly Durawa uncover during 6 p.m. during Strange Brew. … “This Ain’t No Armadillo” rolls on during Barracuda with Bobby Marlar and Ricky Espinoza during Barracuda. … Scoot boots to a sounds of Chaparral during a White Horse.
Austin Music Video Festival kickoff during Alamo Ritz. The four-day eventuality explores a connectors between Austin’s strain and film scenes and celebrates strain videos as brief form film features. Consequently, it creates ideal clarity to launch with a initial full Texas screening of “Lemonade,” Beyonce’s epic display of strain video as high art. The evening’s celebration also includes videos from local art punk plan Sailor Poon and Lauren Bruno’s electro slit plan Slooom. The festival continues with a Thursday night video movement celebration during a Millennium Youth Complex and a Friday night dance celebration during Empire before capping off with a full day of activities on Saturday including a curated preference of “Austin City Limits” performances, a “videoactive” loll with screenings and practical existence demos and a Austin Video Awards show. $35 (four-day pass). 7 p.m. 320 E. Sixth St. austinmusicvideofestival.com. — D.S.S.
Also: Avant-folk artist Joanna Newsom plays ACL Live with Alela Diane. … Grammy-winning choral organisation Conspirare has a 5 p.m. in-store entrance for a new record “Considering Matthew Shepard.” … Chaos in Tejas presents Demdike Stare, Dylan Cameron and some-more during North Door. … Sun Radio’s “Texas Radio Live” promote during Guero’s Oak Garden facilities internal cocktail acts a Wild Now and MCG. … Get a blues during Antone’s with Eve a Exiles late and Bill Carter and a Tommy Shannon Blues Band early. … Acoustic guitarist David Pulkingham plays a 7:30 p.m. uncover adult north during a New World Deli.
Cotton Mather during Waterloo Records. There are judgment albums, and there is Robert Harrison’s latest endeavor. The band’s new 11-song front “Death of a Cool” is indeed only a tiny fragment of Harrison’s “Songs of a we Ching” mega-project, a collection of 64 songs from Harrison’s bands Cotton Mather and Future Clouds Radar that are “reactions in strain to illuminations from a we Ching about life unfolding,” to use Harrison’s possess difference about a ancient Chinese writings. He’s releasing them bit-by-bit on his ichingsongs.com website, along with extended ruminations about any track. He’ll blemish a aspect of that low dive during this in-store performance. (Also entrance this tumble is a vinyl reissue of Cotton Mather’s successful 1997 manuscript “Kontiki.”) Free. 5 p.m. 600 N. Lamar Blvd. waterloorecords.com. — P.B.
Also: U.K./U.S. indie twin a Kills move a debate for their new manuscript “Ash Ice” to ACL Live with Kim a Created. … Local singer-songwriter Sara Hickman astounded her fans a few weeks ago when she announced she’s timid from music, though she’s not utterly finished yet, given her uncover during a Long Center’s Rollins Studio Theatre. … Country-roots flavored stone ’n’ hurl manners a roost during Antone’s with Arizona’s Roger Clyne a Peacemakers, a White Horse with Los Angeles troubadour Brian Whelan, and a Belmont with north Texas outfit Whiskey Myers. … Project ATX6 binds a “Dress Rehearsal” for a mid-September outing to a “Austin Week” eventuality in Angers, France, with an ABGB uncover featuring this year’s participants Elijah Ford, Grace Park, Andy Bianculli, Beth Chrisman and Tate Mayeux.